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Ellen M. Kosmala

October 30, 2015

Ellen M. Kosmala, 48 of Plains, Township, passed away Friday afternoon at the home of her parents after a courageous battle against Cancer, with her family by her side. Born in Detroit, Michigan, Ellen was the daughter of Ronald and Dorothy (Lavel...

Rose Marie T. Buckler (Yencha)

October 28, 2015

Rose Marie Buckler, 76 of Plains, Twp., passed away Wednesday morning, October 28, 2015, at the inpatient unit of Celtic Hospice, Wilkes-Barre. Born in Wilkes-Barre, she was the daughter of the late Michael & Veronica (Ferdo) Yencha. She was a ...

John J. Swoboda

October 24, 2015

John J. Swoboda, 86 of West Warwick, Rhode Island, passed away Saturday morning, October 24, 2015 at Scallop Shell Nursing & rehabilitation Center, South Kingstown, Rhode Island. Born in Plains, PA, he was the son of the late Joseph & Josephine (S...

Rosemarie "Rorey" Magnotta (Evans)

October 22, 2015

Rosemarie “Rorey” Magnotta of Duryea, passed away gracefully at dawn at her home on Thursday, October 22, 2015. Rorey was born in Hanover on September 29, 1960 to the late Richard and Rosemarie (Stock) Evans. She was a graduate of Hanover ...

Daniel J. Reposh

October 21, 2015

Daniel John Reposh, 46 of Bear Creek Twp., passed away on October 21, 2015 in Kansas City, Kansas, where he had been working there for the past two years. Born on May 11, 1969 in Wilkes-Barre, he was the son of Donald and Mary Grace (McDonald) Re...

Stanley E. Makuch, Sr.

October 7, 2015

Stanley E. Makuch, Sr., 90 of Wilkes-Barre, passed away Wednesday evening, October 7, 2015 at Riverstreet Manor Nursing Home, Wilkes-Barre. Born in Plains Twp., he was the son of the late Paul & Stephania (Pryga) Makuch. Stanley was a graduate ...

Dolores L. Mrozinski (Brown)

October 6, 2015

Dolores L. Mrozinski October 6, 2015 Dolores L. Mrozinski, 85, of Woodstock, GA and formerly of Plains Twp., PA, passed away on Tuesday evening, October 6th, at Woodstock Estates, Woodstock, GA. A nearly lifelong resident of the Wilkes-Barre ...

Mildred A. Banaszek (Ference)

October 4, 2015

Mildred A. Banaszek, 82 of the Miners Mills section of Wilkes-Barre, passed away Sunday morning, October 4, 2015 at River Street Manor Nursing Home, Wilkes-Barre, PA. Born in Plains, she was the daughter of the late Fred and Anna (Wansaw) Ference....

Ruth H. Gobla (Miller)

September 25, 2015

Ruth H. Gobla, 82 of Wilkes-Barre and formerly of Kidder Street, Wilkes-Barre, passed away Friday morning, September 25, 2015 at Celtic Hospice, Wilkes-Barre. Born in Dallas, she was the daughter of the late Edmund and Gertrude (Marsland) Miller. ...

Paul A. Binker

September 20, 2015


Veteran
Paul Anthony Binker, 90, of the Hudson section of Plains Township, died Sunday evening, September 20, 2015 at the Dept. of Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Plains, Twp. Born in Hudson, Paul was the son of the late Otto and Elizabeth (Mattick) Bink...

Frank J. Vacante

September 19, 2015

Professor Frank J. Vacante of Wilkes-Barre died September 19th, 2015. Born in 1933, the only son and oldest child of Viola and Joseph, he graduated from Hazleton High School, served in the US Military, and went on to get his Degree at Bloomsburg St...

Catherine R. Rampola (Kohut)

September 19, 2015

“All that I am or ever hope to be, I owe to my angel mother.” ~Abraham Lincoln Catherine Rose Rampola, surrounded by her loving family, was welcomed by heaven’s arms early Saturday morning September 19th. Catherine was born on July 1...

Helen M. Sullivan

September 12, 2015

Helen Moritz Sullivan, 93, of Wilkes-Barre, passed away Saturday evening, September 12, 2015, at the Wilkes-Barre General Hospital. Born in the Hudson section of Plains Twp., Helen was the twin daughter and eleventh child of the late Louis and Hel...

Charles "Jim" Beccaris

September 11, 2015

Charles “Jim” Beccaris, 83 of Plains, Twp., passed away Friday, September 11, 2015, at Geisinger Wyoming Valley in the arms of his loving wife, Huguette. Born June 5, 1932, Jim was the son of the late John and Mary (Polinski) Beccaris. Afte...

Lena C. DeBiase

August 24, 2015

Lena DeBiase of Wilkes-Barre completed her life’s journey on the morning of August 24, 2015. Born August 29, 1940, she was the daughter of the late Joseph and Jeanette (Bower) DeBiase. Lena lived her life the way she wanted. Her inner streng...

Dr. David Kasper

August 20, 2015

Dr. David Kasper, 61, of Shavertown, died Thursday morning at his home. Born in Wilkes-Barre, he was the son of Dorothea Kelly Kasper and the late Louis Kasper. Dr. David was a graduate of Elmer L. Meyers High School, and graduated magna cum la...

Catherine Stec

August 10, 2015

Catherine Stec, 96 of Wilkes-Barre, passed away Monday evening, August 10, 2015 at Timber Ridge Health Care Center, Wilkes-Barre. Born in Wilkes-Barre, she was the daughter of the late Matthew and Anna (Shot) Stec. Catherine attended James M. C...

Virginia F. McGraw (Spayder)

August 10, 2015

Virginia F. McGraw, 78 of Silver Spring, Maryland and formerly of Hillard Street, East End section of Wilkes-Barre, passed away Monday morning, August 10, 2015 peacefully at home with her family by her side. Born in Wilkes-Barre, she was the daugh...

Gloria J. Schatzel (Pasquarello)

August 10, 2015

Gloria Pasquarello Schatzel, 60 of Dupont, Pa., died Monday evening at Geisinger Medical Center, Plains Township with her family at her side. Born in Pittston, she was the daughter of the late Ralph and Genevieve “Cy” (Musto) Pasquarello. G...

Edward Januskevitz

August 4, 2015


Veteran
Edward (Janus) Januskevitz, 88, of Plains Township, died Tuesday morning at St. Luke’s Villa, Wilkes-Barre. Born in Pittston, he was the son the late Joseph and Mary (Miszkiel) Januskevitz and was a graduate of Plains Memorial High School. He wa...

Victor J. Nardone

August 4, 2015

Victor J. Nardone, 79 of Plains, Township, passed away Tuesday morning, August 4, 2015 at his home. Born in the Old Boston section of Jenkins Twp., he was the son of the late Giuseppe and Raefulucia (DeStefano) Nardone. Victor was a graduate of...

Elsie E. Smith (Burtenshaw)

July 24, 2015

Elsie E. Smith, 89, of Plains Township, passed away Friday evening, July 24, 2015 at the inpatient unit of Celtic Hospice, Geisinger South, Wilkes-Barre with her children at her side. Born in the Chelsea section of London, England, Elsie was the d...

Jennie A. Mitchell (Sharratta)

July 14, 2015

Jennie A. Mitchell, 98, of the Keystone section of Plains Township, passed away Tuesday afternoon, July 14, 2015 at Wesley Village, Jenkins Township with her sons at her side. Born August 15, 1916 in Keystone, Jennie was the daughter of the late R...

Della Bowman (Rinaldi)

July 10, 2015

Della Bowman, 99 of Laflin, passed away peacefully on Friday, July 10, 2015 at St. Joseph’s Center, Trumbull, CT, with her family at her side. A lifelong resident of Laflin, PA, she was the daughter of the late Phillip and Philomena (DiGiovanni)...

Faithmarie "Kitty" Kasaba

July 4, 2015

Faithmarie “Kitty” Kasaba, 64, of Plains Township, died Saturday, July 4, 2015 at Geisinger Medical Center Plains, with her family by her side. Born in Nanticoke, she was the daughter of the late Ethel Wisniewski. Kitty is survived by her...