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John T. Miller

August 7, 2020

John T. Miller, 38 of the East End section of Wilkes-Barre, passed away Friday afternoon, August 7, 2020 at his home after a courageous battle against Cancer. Born in Wilkes-Barre, he was the son of Clyde Backes of Shavertown and the late Dorothy ...

David T. Elko

August 6, 2020


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David T. Elko, 69 of Plains Township, passed away Thursday morning, August 6, 2020 at his home. Born in Larksville, he was the son of the late John J. and Leona (Degosky) Elko. Dave was a graduate of Crestwood High School, Mountain Top, and was...

Elinor A. Perry (Kane)

August 2, 2020

Elinor Alice Kane Perry, 93 of the Parsons section of Wilkes-Barre, passed away, peacefully, Sunday, August 2, 2020 at her home. Born and raised in Wilkes-Barre, from roots traced back to the late 18th century, County Mayo, Ireland, she was the ...

Carl A. Purta

July 30, 2020


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Carl A. Purta, 84 of the Miners Mills section of Wilkes-Barre, passed away Thursday morning, July 30, 2020 at Geisinger Wyoming Valley Medical Center, Plains Township. Born in Wilkes-Barre, he was the son of the late Frank J. and Wanda (Center) Pu...

Rodney G. O'Boyle

July 27, 2020


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Rodney G. O’Boyle, 69 of Old Boston, passed away Monday morning, July 27, 2020 at his home. Private funeral services will be held from the Corcoran Funeral Home, Inc., 20 South Main Street, Plains, PA 18705. ...

Jeffrey M. Warnagiris, Sr.

July 26, 2020

Jeffrey M. Warnagiris, Sr., 43 of Plains Township, passed away Sunday afternoon, July 26, 2020 at his home. Born in Plains, he was the son of the late George and Barbara (Yablonski) Warnagiris, Sr. Jeff attended Wilkes Barre Area schools. He...

John M. Kreshock

July 12, 2020

John M. Kreshock, 81 of Buck Township, passed away Sunday evening, July 12, 2020 at Geisinger South, Wilkes-Barre. Born in Plains, he was the son of the late John B. and Anna (Brulo) Kreshock. John was a graduate of Plains Memorial High School,...

Jean Tanski (Shone)

July 10, 2020

Jean Tanski, 84 of Kingston, passed away Friday afternoon, July 10, 2020 at the Wilkes-Barre General Hospital. Born in Courtdale, she was the daughter of the late Thomas and Jean (Antonchak) Shone. Jean was a graduate of Kingston High School, a...

Kerry Youngblood (Dalessandro)

July 9, 2020

Kerry Youngblood, 46 of Hanover Twp., passed away Thursday evening, July 9, 2020 at Geisinger Wyoming Valley Medical Center, Plains, Township. Born in Plains, she was the daughter of Noell (Barbacci) Searfoss and Clarence Searfoss of White Haven a...

Joseph W. Zawatski

July 2, 2020


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Joseph W. Zawatski, 91 of Plains Township, passed away Thursday morning, July 2, 2020 at Allied Services Center City Residence, Wilkes-Barre. Born in Ashley, he was the son of the late Joseph and Bertha (Alesczyk) Zawatski. Joe was a graduate o...

Helen Melnyk

June 28, 2020

Helen Melnyk, 92 of Plains Township, passed away peacefully June 27, 2020 at Guardian Healthcare and Rehab Center in Nanticoke. She was born September 27, 1927, the eighth of eleven children born to Ukrainian immigrants John and Paraska (Popadiuk)...

Richard J. Skibinski

June 27, 2020

Richard J. Skibinski, 64 of Plains Township, passed away Saturday, June 27, 2020 at his home. Born in Wilkes-Barre, he was the son of the late Theodore and Margaret (Lapchak) Skibinski. Rick attended St. Stanislaus Kostka Grade School, North Wi...

Anna Mattei (Biscontini)

June 26, 2020

Anna Mattei (Nonna), 81, of Plains Township, passed away on June 26, 2020. Born on June 18, 1939 in Sigillo, Perugia, Italy, she was the daughter of the late Nino & Pasqualina (Pellegrini) Biscontini. After immigrating to the United States ...

Donna M. Yankowski (Farrell)

June 25, 2020

Donna Marie Yankowski, 78 of Plains Township and formerly of Wilkes-Barre, passed away Thursday morning, June 25, 2020 at her home. Born in Wilkes-Barre, she was the daughter of the late James T. and Catherine R. (Rogers) Farrell. Donna was a g...

Geraldine M. Rogers (Loftus)

June 25, 2020

Geraldine M. Rogers, 98 of Plains Township, passed away peacefully Thursday morning, June 25, 2020 at Allied Services, Meade Street, SNF, formerly Little Flower Manor, Wilkes-Barre. Born in Wilkes-Barre, she was the daughter of the late Francis an...

James R. Wood

June 24, 2020


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James R. Wood, 77 of Wilkes-Barre, passed away Wednesday morning, June 24, 2020 at Hospice of the Sacred Heart, Dunmore, with his daughter Jamie at his side. He was born and raised in Edwardsville, PA, son of the late Clifford K. and Bertha May (R...

Charmaine Bieda (Lewis)

June 20, 2020

Charmaine Bieda, 83, Kingston, passed away at Birchwood Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, Nanticoke on June 20, 2020. After overcoming multiple health challenges and even beating Covid-19, Charmaine ultimately succumbed to complications from a recen...

Lia M. Vannucchi

June 16, 2020

Lia M. Vannucchi, 73 of Plains Township, passed away Tuesday morning, June 16, 2020 at Regional Hospice, Geisinger South, Wilkes-Barre, after a courageous battle against Cancer. Born in Plains, she was the daughter of the late Albert J. and Mary R...

Leonard Wasmanski, Jr.

June 13, 2020

Leonard Wasmanski Jr., 31 of Plains, passed away Saturday morning, June 13, 2020. Born in Plains Township, he was the son of Leonard and Paula (Bednarczyk) Wasmanski Sr., of Plains. Leonard attended James M. Coughlin High School, Wilkes-Barre, ...

Catherine M. Cavanaugh (McDonough)

June 10, 2020

Catherine M. Cavanaugh, 87 of Jenkins Township, and a longtime resident of Plains Township, passed away Wednesday morning, June 10, 2020 at her home. Born in Kingston, she was the daughter of the late Francis and Catherine (Moran) McDonough. Ka...

Karl B. Berretta

June 10, 2020


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Karl B. Berretta, 71 of Harding, passed away Wednesday June 10, 2020 at his home after a courageous battle against COPD and Leukemia. Born in Exeter, he was the son of the late Charles C. and Julia J. (Binker) Berretta. Karl was a graduate of t...

Louis E. Oeller

June 8, 2020

Louis E. Oeller, 39 of Wilkes-Barre, passed away Monday morning, June 8, 2020 at his home. Born in Wilkes-Barre, he was the son of Donna (Rudnesky) Oeller of Laurel Run and the late Louis F. Oeller. Louie attended G.A.R. Memorial High School, W...

Louise G. McHale (Gori)

June 5, 2020

Louise McHale, 89, of Jenkins Township, formerly of Franklin, NY, passed on June 5, 2020. Born in Scranton, PA, Louise was a graduate of West Scranton High and was preceded in death in November, 2019 by her husband of nearly 65 years, James H. M...

Louise G. McHale (Gori)

June 5, 2020

Louise McHale, 89, of Jenkins Township, formerly of Franklin, NY, passed on June 5, 2020. Born in Scranton, PA, Louise was a graduate of West Scranton High and was preceded in death in November, 2019 by her husband of nearly 65 years, James H. M...

Dolores (Kasulanis) Miller (Zukowski)

May 25, 2020

Dolores (Kasulanis) Miller, 83 of Harding, passed away Monday evening, May 25, 2020 at the Wilkes-Barre General Hospital. Born in Clark Summit, she was the daughter of the late Felix and Ethel (Marszalek) Zukowski. Dolores was a high school gra...