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Stanley J. Janis, Jr.

April 20, 2017


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Master Sgt. Stanley J. Janis, Jr., 75 of Mountain Top, passed away peacefully Thursday evening, April 20, 2017 at Mountain Top Healthcare Center, after a long illness. Stanley was born in Wilkes-Barre, the son of the late Stanley and Anna (Gozikow...

Stanley B. Szafran

April 18, 2017


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Stanley B. Szafran, 69, a life-long resident of Henry Street, Plains, passed away peacefully Tuesday, April 18, 2017, surrounded by his family, after heart complications at Thomas Jefferson Hospital, Philadelphia. Born in Plains on December 16, 19...

Eleanor R. Janeski

April 16, 2017

Eleanor R. Janeski, 92 of Laflin, passed away Easter Sunday, April 16, 2017 at Geisinger Wyoming Valley Medical Center, Plains, PA. Born in Scranton, she was the daughter of the late Felix and Rose (Pietralczyk) Janiszeski. Eleanor was a graduate...

Robert Murawski

April 8, 2017

Robert Murawski, 71 of Plains Township, passed away Saturday evening, April 8, 2017, at the Wilkes-Barre General Hospital. Born in Plains, he was the son of the late Stanley & Mary (Papala) Murawski. He was a graduate of Plains Memorial High Sc...

Bernard E. Chaback

April 5, 2017


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Bernard E. Chaback, 88 of Plains Township, passed away Wednesday morning, April 5, 2017 at the United Methodist Homes, Wesley Village Campus, Jenkins, Twp., PA. Born in Exeter, he was the son of the late Andrew and Anna (Krulock) Chabak. Bernar...

Ann M. Presciutti (Nardone)

April 3, 2017

Ann M. Presciutti, 92 of the Parsons section of Wilkes-Barre, departed this earth Monday morning, April 3, 2017 from Mercy Center, Dallas. Born in the Old Boston section of Jenkins Township, she was the daughter of the late Joseph and Raefulucia (...

Patricia A. Mazzatosta (Reagan)

March 25, 2017

Patricia A. Mazzatosta, 79, beloved wife, mother and grandmother entered into eternal peace on Saturday, March 25, 2017, at home. Patricia was born in Niagara Falls, NY on May 25, 1937, the daughter of the late John and Pearl (Allen) Reagan. He...

Lucy M. Monte

March 23, 2017

Lucy M. Monte, 86 of Wyoming, passed away Thursday evening, March 23, 2017 at the United Methodist Homes, Wesley Village Campus, Jenkins Township. Born in Wilkes-Barre, she was the daughter of the late Nazzaro and Leonarda (Potenza) Monte. Lucy...

Mary Ann Bonita (Peduto)

March 19, 2017

Mary Ann Bonita 62, of Wilkes-Barre, passed away Sunday evening, March 19, 2017 at the Inpatient unit of Hospice of the Sacred Heart, Dunmore, PA. Born in Wilkes-Barre, she was the daughter of the late John and Ruth (Brown) Peduto. Mary Ann wa...

James J. O'Donnell

March 16, 2017

James J. O’Donnell, 70, of Wilkes-Barre, passed away Thursday morning, March 16, 2017 at his home. Born in the Miners Mills section of Wilkes-Barre, he was the son of the late Joseph and Kathryn (Mantush) O’Donnell. Jim was a graduate of J...

Dorothy E. Kostelnick (Partash)

March 16, 2017

Dorothy E. Kostelnick, 73, of Plains, died Thursday morning, March 16, 2017 at Timber Ridge Nursing Center, Plains Township. Born in Wilkes-Barre, she was the daughter of the late John and Josephine Partash Jr. Dorothy was a graduate of Wilkes ...

John J. Baran, Jr.

March 13, 2017


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John J. Baran Jr, 82, of the Parsons section of Wilkes-Barre, passed away Monday evening, March 13, 2017 at in inpatient unit of Celtic Hospice, Geisinger South Hospital, Wilkes-Barre. Born in the Miners Mills section of Wilkes-Barre, he was the s...

James M. Baloga

March 8, 2017


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James M. Baloga, 83 of Lehman Township, passed away Wednesday morning, March 8, 2017 at the inpatient unit of Celtic Hospice, Geisinger South, Wilkes-Barre, after a courageous battle against Lymphoma. Born in Wilkes-Barre, he was the son of the la...

Helen L. Rakich (Hiskar)

March 8, 2017

Helen L. Rakich, 94, of Laflin, PA, and formerly of Elmira, New York, passed away Wednesday evening, March 8, 2017 at River Street Manor Nursing Home, Wilkes-Barre, PA. Born in Edwardsville, she was the daughter of the late Michael and Mary (Hilla...

Mary E. Schartzer (Bomboy)

March 4, 2017

Mary E. Schartzer, 74, of Nanticoke, passed away March 4, 2017 at Birchwood Nursing Center, Nanticoke. Born in Williamsport, she was the daughter of the late Edward and Marjorie (Rhodes) Bomboy. Mary was a graduate of Forty Fort High School and...

Walter F. Jankowski

March 3, 2017

Walter F. Jankowski, 84 of the Miners Mills section of Wilkes-Barre, passed away Friday, March 3, 2017 at Golden Living Center, East Mountain, Plains, PA. Graveside Services were private and held at the convenience of the family. Arrangements by ...

Howard K. Winters, Sr.

March 2, 2017

Howard K. Winters Sr. 64 of Pittston, died Thursday evening at Geisinger Medical Center, Plains Twp., Pa. Born in West Pittston, he was the son of the late Howard and Ruth (Yost) Winters and was a graduate of Wyoming Area High School, Class of 197...

Harold R. Williams

February 26, 2017


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Harold “Shorty” Williams, 86 of Exeter, passed away Sunday Morning, February 26, 2017 at the Department of Veteran’s Affairs Medical Center, Plains, Twp., PA, after a lengthy illness. Born in White Haven, he was the son of the late Ernest & ...

Samuel R. Peters

February 26, 2017

Samuel R. Peters, 75, “Poppa Sam” of Pringle, PA, beloved husband, father and grandfather passed away Sunday February 26, 2017 at his home surrounded by his family after a 10-year battle with Multiple Myeloma and CHF. Born on June 9, 1941 in...

Daniel J. Hogan, Jr.

February 24, 2017

Daniel J. “Hoagie” Hogan, Jr., 18, of Wilkes-Barre, died Friday afternoon, February 24, 2017 at Geisinger Wyoming Valley Hospital, Plains after suffering injuries from a motorcycle accident. Born in Wilkes-Barre, he was the son of Daniel J. an...

Stanley A. Niznik

February 22, 2017


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Stanley A. Niznik, 90 of the North End section of Wilkes-Barre, passed away Wednesday afternoon, February 22, 2017 at Timber Ridge Health Care Center, Plains. Born in Wilkes-Barre he was the son of the late Peter & Mary (Doktor) Niznik. He attend...

Mildred E. Richards (Miller)

February 19, 2017

Mildred E. Richards, 95, passed away on Sunday, February 19, 2017, at Birchwood Rehabilitation and Nursing Center, Nanticoke, where she had been a guest for several months. Born in Wilkes-Barre, she was the daughter of the late Harry B. and Gwen...

Helen F. Barna (Kulikowski)

February 17, 2017

Helen F. Barna, 89, passed away peacefully on February 17, 2017, at Timber Ridge Health Care Center. Born in Plains, she was the daughter of the late Anthony and Lottie (Kulwicz) Kulikowski. She was preceded in death by her husband Frank J....

Louis F. Lee

February 17, 2017


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Louis F. Lee, 52 of Shickshinny, passed away Friday morning, February 17, 2017 at Penn Hospice at Rittenhouse, Philadelphia, PA, after a courageous battle against cancer. Born in Wilkes-Barre, he was the son of the late Lewis F. and Beverly J. (Co...

Edna H. Brannigan (Voegele)

February 13, 2017

Edna H. Brannigan, 95, of Philadelphia, passed away peacefully on Monday, February 13, 2017. Mrs. Brannigan, better known to her beloved family as Ci-Ci (pronounced "Cheech"), was born in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania on July 10, 1921, daughter of t...