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John J. Haczewski, Jr.

December 8, 2018

John J. Haczewski, Jr., 53 of Plains Township, passed away Saturday morning, December 8, 2018 from injuries sustained in a motor vehicle accident. Born in Plains, he was the son of the late John J. and Theresa A. (Krysiewski) Haczewski, Sr. Joh...

Eugenia Waslasky (Turchin)

December 6, 2018

Eugenia “Jenny” Waslasky, 86 of Plains Township, fell asleep in the Lord on Tuesday, December 6, 2018, the Feast of St. Nicholas, at Celtic Hospice, Geisinger South, Wilkes-Barre. Born in Wilkes-Barre, she was the daughter of the late Michael ...

Bernie "Jess" Juskiewicz

December 2, 2018

Bernie Juskiewicz, 61 of Plains Township, passed away peacefully surrounded by family Sunday evening, December 2, 2018. Bernie’s wife of 35 years, the former Joanne Stepanski have been blessed with two wonderful daughters and one grandson. Krist...

Daniel A. Branas

December 1, 2018


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Daniel A. Branas, 75 of the Miners Mills section of Wilkes-Barre, passed away peacefully Saturday afternoon, December 1, 2018 at his home. Born in Pittston, he was the son of the late Andrew & Agnes (Bria) Branas. Dan was a graduate of Jenkins ...

Anthony E. Landi

November 25, 2018


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Anthony E. “Spaggs” Landi, 92 of Plains Township, passed away Sunday evening, November 25, 2018 at the Wilkes-Barre General Hospital. Born in Plains, he was the son of the late Alfonso and Irene (Angiolillo) Landi. Spaggs attended Plains To...

James P. O'Donnell

November 22, 2018

James P. “Spot” O’Donnell, 96 of Harvey’s Lake, passed away peacefully Thanksgiving evening, November 22, 2018, with his family by his side. Born in Pittsburgh, PA, on October 12, 1922, he was the son of the late Patrick and Mary (Boyle) O...

Christina M. Hargrave

November 17, 2018

Christina M. Hargrave, 32, of Plymouth, passed away Saturday, November 17, 2018 at home, with her loving family by her side, after a lifelong, courageous battle against muscular dystrophy. Born in Kingston, she was the daughter of Dave and Darlen...

John Andrejewski

November 15, 2018


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John “Jack” Andrejewski, 73, of Plains Township, passed away Thursday afternoon November 15, 2018 at the Wilkes-Barre General Hospital. Born in Wilkes-Barre Twp., he was the son of the late Chester and Mary (Maraski) Andrejewski, and was a gr...

Margaret "Peggy" Casagrande (Silkiewicz)

November 15, 2018

Margaret “Peggy” Casagrande, 75 of Plains Township, passed away Thursday morning, November 15, 2018 at The Village at Greenbrier, Dallas, where she had recently been a resident. Born in Long Island City, New York, she was the daughter of the l...

Shirley M. Judge (Grier)

November 8, 2018

Shirley M. Judge, formerly of Swoyersville, passed away Thursday, November 8, 2018 at Celtic Hospice in Geisinger South, Wilkes-Barre. Shirley was born on April 23, 1931 to Cyril Grier and Madeline (Dolan) Grier of the Green Ridge section of Scr...

Edward J. Stachurski

November 7, 2018


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Edward J. “Edge” Stachurski, 91 of Jenkins Township, passed away Wednesday evening, November 7, 2018 at Tiffany Court at Kingston, where he had recently been a resident. Born in Plains Township, he was the son of the late Roman and Veronica (S...

Julia V. Pugh (Veliky)

November 5, 2018

Julia V. Pugh, 99 of Plains Township, passed away Monday morning, November 5, 2018 at Hospice of the Sacred Heart, Dunmore, PA. Born in Barnesboro, PA, she was the daughter of the late John & Justina (Prokopy) Veliky. Julia attended Sacred Hear...

Jane Smith Landau (Oliver)

November 2, 2018

Jane R. Landau, of Wesley Village, passed away peacefully on November 2, 2018, surrounded by her loving family. She was married to the late Julius Landau. Born in 1925 in Pittston, she was the oldest of 5 children of Arthur and Lenore (Jones) Oli...

Aldona S. Yankowski (Vaver)

November 2, 2018

Aldona Sally Yankowski, 94 of Warren, Michigan, and formerly of Wilkes-Barre, passed away peacefully on November 2, 2018 with her family by her side in Warren, Michigan. Born January 30, 1924 in Wilkes Barre, she was the daughter of the late Willi...

Joseph R. Verfin

October 31, 2018


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Joseph R. Verfin, 82 of Forty Fort, passed away Wednesday, October 31, 2018. Born in Nanticoke, he was the son of the late John and Laura (Czekaj) Verfin. Joseph attended Nanticoke schools and was a Navy Veteran of the Korean Conflict. He was ...

Mary I. Barbacci (Pellegrini)

October 30, 2018

Mary I. Barbacci, 100 of Plains Township, passed away peacefully Tuesday evening, October 30, 2018, at her home. Born in Plains, she was the daughter of the late Joseph & Josephine (Parlanti) Pellegrini. Mary attended township schools and was o...

Carol Ann Mimnaugh (McLoughlin)

October 27, 2018

Carol Ann Mimnaugh 82 of Plains Township, passed away Saturday morning, October 27, 2018 at Manor Care Nursing Home, Kingston. Born in Larchmont, New York, she was the daughter of the Eugene and Kathryn (Dann) McLoughlin. Carol was a graduate o...

Henry J. Cierniakoski

October 26, 2018


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Henry J. Cierniakoski, 99 of Saint Petersburg, Florida, and formerly of Wilkes-Barre, passed away Friday afternoon, October 26, 2018 at Bon Secours Maria Manor Nursing Home in Saint Petersburg, Florida. Born in Wilkes-Barre, PA, he was the son of ...

Arthur R. Fanelli, Jr.

October 24, 2018

Arthur R. Fanelli, Jr., 64 of Dunmore and formerly of Plains Township, passed away suddenly Wednesday morning, October 24, 2018 at his home. Born in Wilkes-Barre, he was the son of the late Arthur R. and Rose M. (Pisano) Fanelli. Art was a grad...

Dorothy A. Giuli (Wielkewicz)

October 23, 2018

Dorothy A. Giuli, 95 of Plains Township, passed away peacefully Tuesday morning, October 23, 2018 at the Wilkes-Barre General Hospital. Born in Bridgeport, Connecticut, she was the daughter of the late Stanley and Anna (Gryniewicz) Wielkewicz. ...

Charles A. Jackson, Sr.

October 21, 2018

Charles A. Jackson, Sr., 75 of West Wyoming, passed away Sunday morning, October 21, 2018 at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, with his family by his side. Born in Wyoming, he was the son of the late James and Bertha (B...

Hedwig R. Gill (Niemiec)

October 12, 2018

Hedwig R. Gill, 99 of Laflin and of St. John’s Apartments, Wilkes-Barre, passed away Friday October 12, 2018 at The Dawn Green Hospice, New York City. Born in Wilkes-Barre, she was the daughter of the late Frank and Helen (Briestek) Niemiec. ...

William "Whitey" Hockenbury

September 30, 2018

William “Whitey” Hockenbury, 72 of Mountain Top, passed away September 30, 2018 from complications of ALS. He was the son of the late Mahlon and Sarah (Pickett) Hockenbury, Sr. He was preceded in death by his brothers Harold, twin brothers ...

Kenneth J. Pryor

September 28, 2018


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Kenneth J. Pryor, 71, of Jenkins Township, passed away peacefully Friday morning, September 28, 2018 at his home surrounded by family. Born in Wilkes-Barre, he was the son of the late Donald C. and Anne (Larkin) Pryor, Sr. Kenny was a graduate ...

Rebecca L. Olander (Williams)

September 26, 2018

Rebecca L. Olander, 78 of Plains Township, passed away Wednesday morning, September 26, 2018 at her home. Born in Wilkes-Barre, she was the daughter of the late William and Hedwig (Borucki) Williams. Becky was a graduate of Hanover Area High Sc...