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Joan M. Benzi (Mariano)

December 1, 2020

Joan M. Benzi, 83 of Plains Township, passed away Tuesday afternoon, December 1, 2020 at Geisinger Wyoming Valley PCU, Plains, from complications of COVID-19. Born in Atlas, PA, Joan was the daughter of the late Samuel and Josephine (Proccopio) Ma...

Anna M. Wilk (Gozick)

November 30, 2020

Anna M. Wilk, 105 of Plains Township, passed away Monday afternoon, November 30, 2020 at the United Methodist Homes, Wesley Village Campus, Pittston, from complications of COVID-19. Born in Wilkes-Barre, she was the daughter of the late Wasil and ...

Genevieve F. Babuscak (Banaszek)

November 29, 2020

Genevieve F. “Jean” Babuscak, 95 of Wilkes-Barre, passed away Sunday evening, November 29, 2020 at River Street Manor Nursing Home, Wilkes-Barre. Born in Dupont, Jean was the daughter of the late Francis and Eleanor (Sieraszewska) Banaszek. ...

Elsie L. Saia Belmont (Filippini)

November 26, 2020

Elsie L. Belmont, 96, of Plains Township, passed away on November 26, 2020, at United Methodist Homes, Wesley Village Campus in Pittston, Pennsylvania. Born in Plains on July 27, 1924, Elsie was the daughter of the late Lorenzo and Artemisia Filip...

Dorothy M. Marchlinski (Walkowiak)

November 23, 2020

Dorothy M. Marchlinski, 90 of the Hudson section of Plains Township, passed away Monday evening, November 23, 2020 at the Wilkes-Barre General Hospital. Born in Hudson, she was the daughter of the late Louis and Mary (Mahalick) Walkowiak. Dorot...

Robert J. Haggerty

November 22, 2020


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Robert John “Bob” Haggerty, born November 7, 1935, to the late William and Margaret (Keblish) Haggerty from the Miners Mills section of Wilkes-Barre, passed away peacefully at the age of 85 on Sunday, November 22, 2020 at the home of his daughter...

Grace J. Kozish (Frashefski)

November 20, 2020

Grace J. Kozich, 95 and formerly of the Miners Mills section of Wilkes-Barre, passed away Friday afternoon, November 20, 2020 at United Methodist Homes, Wesley Village Campus, Pittston. Born in Plains, she was the daughter of the late Frank and Ag...

Bernie J. Bartoli

November 20, 2020

Bernie J. Bartoli of Plains passed away peacefully on Friday, November 20, 2020 at Geisinger Wyoming Valley Hospital, Plains. To say Bernie was a people person would be a vast understatement. He sought out and engaged people whether or not they aske...

Joseph L. Jordan

November 19, 2020

Joseph L. Jordan, 54, of Plains Township, passed away peacefully at his home Thursday, November 19, 2020. Born in Plains, he was the son of Florence (Krupinski) Jordan of Plains, and the late William H. Jordan, Sr. Joseph will be remembered as ...

Robert P. Wychock, Sr.

November 18, 2020


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Robert P. Wychock, Sr., 88 of Wilkes-Barre, passed away Wednesday morning, November 18, 2020 at Geisinger Wyoming Valley, Plains Township. Born in Wilkes-Barre, he was the son of the late John and Blanch (Rogalski) Wychock. Bob was a graduate o...

James D. Williams

November 17, 2020


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Michael "Mick" J. Smacher, Jr.

November 14, 2020


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Michael “Mick” J. Smacher, Jr., 82, a life resident of Bear Creek Township, passed away peacefully at home Saturday, November 14, 2020. Born February 8, 1938 in Wilkes-Barre, PA, he was the son of the late Michael and Florence (Kresge) Smacher...

John J. Ropietski

November 14, 2020


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John J. Ropietski, 87, of Pittston, passed away peacefully Saturday night, November 14, 2020, at United Methodist Homes, Wesley Village Campus in Pittston PA. Born in Plymouth, he was the son of the late Joseph and Teresa Ropietski. John was a ...

James J. Conway

November 10, 2020


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James J. Conway of Plains, PA passed away at Wilkes-Barre General Hospital due to COVID-19 on November 10, 2020. Born in Plains, PA on July 15, 1936, he was the son of the late James K. and Alice (Corcoran) Conway. Raised in Wilkes-Barre, he was...

Romaine S. Ercolani (Isopi)

November 9, 2020

Romaine S. Ercolani, 91 of Plains Township, passed away peacefully, Monday morning, November 9, 2020 at The Gardens at East Mountain, Plains, where she had been a resident for the past 3 ½ years. Born in Plains, she was the daughter of the late F...

Patrick P. Perugino

November 7, 2020

Patrick P. Perugino, 71 of Plains Township, passed away peacefully Saturday evening, November 7, 2020 at Timer Ridge Health Care Center, Plains Township. Born in Plains, Pat was the son of the late Patrick A. and Antoinette A. (Giovine) Perugino...

Ciro Cinti

November 5, 2020


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Ciro J. “Cheto” Cinti, Sr., 84 of Plains Township, passed away suddenly Thursday evening, November 5, 2020 at Geisinger Wyoming Valley, Plains, Twp. Born in Plains, he was the son of the late Andrea and Francesca (Filippini) Cinti. Cheto wa...

Mark S. Bacewicz

October 26, 2020

Mark S. Bacewicz, 53 of Dallas, passed away Monday, October 26, 2020 at the Wilkes-Barre General Hospital. Born March 15, 1967 in Wilkes-Barre, Mark was the son of Casimer and Ann (Stempleski) Bacewicz of Plains. Mark grew up in the Hilldale se...

Susan A. Zbierski (Savitsky)

October 26, 2020

Susan Savitsky Zbierski, 71 of Plains Township, passed away Monday, October 26, 2020 at her home. Born November 8, 1948 in Plains, Susan was the daughter of the late Joseph and Stella (D’Mochowski) Savitsky. She was a graduate of Sacred Hea...

Rosalyn P. Kopcho (Woyton)

October 24, 2020

Rosalyn P. Kopcho, 89 of Wilkes-Barre, passed away Saturday morning, October 24, 2020 at Timber Ridge Health Care Center, Plains Township, where she had been a resident for the past 8 years. Born in the Georgetown section of Wilkes-Barre, Roz was ...

Christopher D. Bohonko

October 22, 2020

Christopher D. Bohonko, of Plains Township passed away on his 39th birthday, October 22, 2020 at Geisinger Medical Center, Danville. Born in Kingston, Chris was the son of Robert and Rose Marie (Ambrose) Bohonko of Plains. Chris was a graduate ...

John Wolczyk

October 15, 2020


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John “Red” Wolczyk, 91, of the Miners Mill section of Wilkes-Barre, peacefully journeyed home to our Lord on Thursday evening, October 15, 2020 at the VA Medical Center, Plains, PA, with his loving family and the many caring individuals of the C...

Francis J. "Skip" Giampietro

October 12, 2020

Francis J. “Skip” Giampietro, 84 of Mountain Top, passed away Monday morning, October 12, 2020 at his home. Born in Wilkes-Barre, he was the son of the late Dominic and Lorraine (Pahler) Giampietro. Frank was a graduate of G.A.R. Memorial H...

Carol E. Rossi (Savage)

October 9, 2020

Carol E. Rossi, 74 of the Miners Mills section of Wilkes-Barre, passed away Friday evening, October 9, 2020 at Hospice of the Sacred Heart, Dunmore, after a courageous battle against Cancer. Born in Miners Mills, she was the daughter of the late J...

Luka A. Raffensperger

October 7, 2020

Luka A. Raffensperger, aged 6 days, passed into the arms of Jesus, Wednesday evening, October 7, 2020 at Geisinger Medical Center, Danville. Surviving are his Father Nicholas Raffensperger, Mother Katelyn Gierszal, Paternal grandparents Nicole Raf...