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John T. Franchella

February 12, 2016

John T. Franchella, 65, formerly of Plains, passed away on February 12th, 2016 at his home in Mooresburg, Tennessee. John was born in Plains, son of the late John R. & Madeline (Tlucek) Franchella. He was a graduate of Sacred Heart High School, P...

Rita J. Mercado (Zimmerman)

February 9, 2016

Rita J. Mercado, 74 of the Nativity section of Scranton, passed away Tuesday morning, February 9, 2016 at Geisinger Mountain View Care Center, Scranton. Born in the Miners Mills section of Wilkes-Barre, she was the daughter of the late Stanley E. ...

Marie B. Brown

February 2, 2016

Marie B. Brown, 88, of Acworth, GA and formerly of Plains Twp., PA, passed away on Tuesday, February 2, 2016, at Brain Center Health & Rehabilitation Center, Canton, Georgia. Born in Wilkes-Barre, Marie was the daughter of the late Anthony and J...

Josep W. Baluta

February 1, 2016


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Joseph W. Baluta, 94, of Plains Township, passed away Monday morning, February 1, 2016 at the inpatient unit of Hospice of the Sacred Heart, Dunmore. Born in the Miners Mills section of Wilkes-Barre, he was the son of the late Walter and Frances (...

Robert G. Podmonski

January 29, 2016


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Robert G. Podmonski, 79, of Wilkes-Barre, and formerly of Plains Township, passed away Friday morning, January 29, 2016 at Geisinger Wyoming Valley Medical Center, Plains. Born in Wilkes-Barre, he was the son of the late George and Irene (Sia) Pod...

Stanley W. Zalenski, Jr.

January 22, 2016


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Stanley W. Zalenski, Jr., 69 of Plains, Township, passed away Friday evening, January 22, 2016 at his home after a courageous battle against cancer. Born in Pittston, he was the son of the late Stanley & Rosemary (Smith) Zalenski. He was a grad...

Joseph K. Brislin

January 22, 2016

Joseph K. Brislin, 67, of Wilkes-Barre, died Friday morning, January 22, 2016 at his home. Born in Wilkes-Barre, he was the son of the late Joseph & Audrey (Swan) Brislin. Joseph was a graduate of St. Mary’s High School, Class of 1966 and Kin...

Eugene D. Boylan

January 21, 2016


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Eugene “Gene” Boylan, 91, of the Miners Mills section of Wilkes-Barre, passed away Thursday morning, January 21, 2016 at his home with his family by his side. Born in Scranton, he was the son of the late Michael and Delia (Brown) Boylan. Ge...

Christopher M. Coyne

January 18, 2016

Christopher M. Coyne, 50 of Glen Mills, PA, passed away Monday morning, January 18, 2016 at his home. Born in the Parsons section of Wilkes-Barre, he was the son of Girard J. and Jacqueline A. (Brader) Coyne, of Parsons. Chris was a graduate of...

Thomas J. Flynn

January 14, 2016


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Thomas J. Flynn, 84, of Austin, Texas, and formerly of Plains, PA, passed away Thursday afternoon, January 14, 2016 in Austin, Texas. Born in Wilkes-Barre, he was the son of the late Martin J. and Elizabeth M. (Long) Flynn. Tom was a graduate o...

Robert E. Langdon

January 5, 2016


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Robert E. Langdon, 76 of Plains, Township, passed away Tuesday afternoon, January 5, 2016 at the inpatient unit of Celtic Hospice, Geisinger South, Wilkes-Barre, with his family by his side. Born in Wilkes-Barre, he was the son of the late Ernest ...

Victoria L. Kozak (Karosa)

January 2, 2016

Victoria L. Kozak, 53 of Wyoming, passed away Saturday afternoon, January 2, 2015 at Geisinger Wyoming Valley, Plains, Twp., with her family by her side. Born in Exeter, she was the daughter of George & Betty (Mazer) Karosa of Exeter. Vicki was a...

Walter E. Baird, Jr.

December 29, 2015


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Walter E. Baird, Jr., 91 of Blakeslee, passed away Tuesday afternoon, December 29, 2015 at ManorCare Health Care Center, Kingston. He was the husband of the late Elma (Shafer) Baird, who passed away on December 27, 2014, and was an Army Air Forces V...

Jonathan M. Hurst, Sr.

December 28, 2015

Jonathan Mark Hurst Sr., 61, of Tunkhannock passed away peacefully on December 28, 2015 at Celtic Hospice at Geisinger South, Wilkes-Barre, with his family by his side. Jonathan was born on April 27, 1954 to the late Richard and Anna (Fugmann) H...

Charlotte C. Liparela (Shimko)

December 27, 2015

Charlotte C. Liparela, 91 of the Miners Mills section of Wilkes-Barre, passed away Sunday morning, December 27, 2015 at The Meadows Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, Dallas, PA. Born in Wilkes-Barre, she was the daughter of the late John and Margar...

Baldina Stella (Gregori)

December 21, 2015

Baldina Stella, 96, of Pittston, passed away Monday morning, December 21, 2015 at the Meadows Nursing home, Dallas, PA. Baldina was born June 5, 1919, in Perugia, Italy, the daughter of the late Ubaldo and Nazzarena Gregori. She came to the United...

Donald "Ducky" Dunsmuir

December 15, 2015

Donald “Ducky” Dunsmuir December 15, 2015 Donald “Ducky” Dunsmuir, 63 of Wilkes-Barre, passed away Tuesday morning, December 15, 2015 at the inpatient unit of Celtic Hospice, Geisinger South, Wilkes-Barre. Born in Plains, he was the so...

Martha R. Cicconi (Rosengrant)

December 10, 2015

Martha (Rosengrant) Cicconi, 84 of Levittown, and formerly of Plains, Twp., has gone home to be with the Lord on December 10, 2015. Born in Plains, she was the daughter of the late Donald and Anne (Williams) Rosengrant. She was a graduate of Pl...

Anne B. Nixon (Perry)

December 6, 2015

Anne B. Nixon, 59 of the Parsons section of Wilkes-Barre, passed away suddenly Sunday, December 6, 2015, at her home. Born in Wilkes-Barre, she was the daughter of Elinor A. (Kane) Perry of Parsons and the late Willard D. Perry, Sr. Anne was a ...

Mary Goyne (Frost)

December 1, 2015

Mary Goyne, 81, of Jenkins Twp., and formerly of Pittston entered eternal rest on Tuesday, December 1, 2015. Born on November 26, 1934 in Pittston, she was the daughter of the late John and Rose (Ruggiero) Frost. She graduated from Pittston Hig...

Francis "Frank" Koscielski

December 1, 2015

Francis “Frank Stanley” Koscielski, 73, of LaBlanca, Texas and formerly of Plains, PA passed away December 1, 2015 at Doctors Hospital at Renaissance in Edinburg, Texas. Born in Plains, he was the son of the late Stanley and Veronica (Urban) K...

Thomas E. Smith

November 30, 2015

Thomas E. Smith, 66 of Plains Township, passed away Monday morning, November 30, 2015 at Timber Ridge Health Care Center, Plains, Twp. Born in Wilkes-Barre, he was the son of the late Thomas W. and Margaret (Sohoski) Smith. Tom was a graduate o...

Jacqueline Novak (James)

November 29, 2015

Jacqueline Novak, 78 of Pahrump, Nevada and formerly of Wilkes-Barre passed away Sunday afternoon, November 29, 2015 at Celtic Hospice, Geisinger South, Wilkes-Barre. Born in Wilkes-Barre, she was the daughter of the late Thomas and Elizabeth (Mah...

Joseph A. Brennan

November 27, 2015

Joseph A. Brennan, 37 of Plains Twp., passed away Friday evening, November 27, 2015 at Geisinger Medical Center, Danville, PA, after a brief illness. Born in Plains, he was the son of Philip and Carol (Eckert) Brennan of Plains. Joe was a gradu...

Raymond J. Uniatowski

November 24, 2015


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Raymond “Ray” J. Uniatowski, 85 of Wilkes-Barre, passed away Tuesday morning, November 24, 2015 at Hospice of the Sacred Heart, Dunmore, PA. Born November 2, 1930 in Wilkes-Barre, he was the son of the late Frank and Katherine (Smith) Uniatows...