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George M. Ritsick

November 23, 2015


Veteran
George M. Ritsick, 91 of West Wyoming, passed away Monday evening, November 23, 2015 at the inpatient unit of Celtic Hospice, Geisinger South, Wilkes-Barre. Born in Wilkes-Barre, he was the son of the late George and Mary (Brinko) Ritsick. Geor...

Rev. Albert G. Brogus

November 18, 2015

Reverend Albert G. Brogus died on Wednesday, November 18, 2015 at Geisinger South, Celtic Hospice Unit, Wilkes-Barre, PA. Born on June 28, 1918 in the Hilldale section of Plains, Twp., Father Brogus, was the son of the late John G. and Anna (Peciuli...

William A. Olson

November 14, 2015


Veteran
William A. Olson, 80 of the Hudson section of Plains, Twp., passed away Saturday morning, November 14, 2015 at Geisinger Wyoming Valley, Plains, Twp., after an 8 year battle with leukemia. Born in the Parsons section of Wilkes-Barre, he was the so...

Mary "Honey" Murphy (McGrady)

November 13, 2015

Mary “Honey” Murphy, 81 of Wyoming and formerly of Plains Twp., passed away Friday afternoon at United Methodist Homes, Wesley Village Campus, Jenkins Twp. Born in Plains, she was the daughter of the late Michael D. and Isabelle H. (Hope) McGr...

Barbara A. Rae

November 10, 2015

Barbara A. Rae, 87, of Plains Township, died Tuesday morning, November 10, 2015 at The Meadows Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, Dallas, Pa. Born in Scranton, she was the daughter of the late Robert and Marguerite (Ranck) Rae. Barbara was a gradua...

James Wincek

November 10, 2015

James Wincek, 37 of Plains Twp., passed away suddenly on Tuesday, November 10, 2015 at his home from natural causes. Born in the Parsons section of Wilkes-Barre, he was the son of Ronald & Michele (Zomerfeld) Wincek of Parsons. James was a grad...

Clara Margaret Cinti (Georgetti)

November 7, 2015

Clara Margaret Cinti, 97, longtime resident of Plains, PA, died peacefully Saturday, November 7, 2015 at Cherry Brook Health Care Center, Canton, CT. She was born in Cadogan PA, the daughter of the late Archangelo and Josephine (Antonia) Georgetti...

Antoinette A. Perugino (Giovine)

November 5, 2015

Antoinette A. Perugino, 90, of Nanticoke, passed away Thursday November 5, 2015 at the Wilkes-Barre General Hospital. Born in Wilkes-Barre, she was the daughter of the late Mark and Anna (Censulla) Giovine. Antoinette was employed for Sears for...

Joseph M. Krawetz, Jr.

November 1, 2015

Joseph M. Krawetz, Jr., 45, of Wilkes-Barre, passed away Sunday afternoon, November 1, 2015 at the Wilkes-Barre General Hospital. Born in Wilkes-Barre, Joe was the son of Joseph & Theresa (Yastremski) Krawetz , of Wilkes-Barre and was a graduate o...

Florence Stankiewicz (Zaleski)

October 31, 2015

Florence Stankiewicz, 90 of Wilkes-Barre, passed away Saturday evening, October 31, 2015 at Fritzingertown Personal Care Living Center, Drums, PA. Born in Wilkes-Barre, she was the daughter of the late Bronislaw and Antonina (Haduck) Zaleski. ...

Margaret M. Golab (Kowalski)

October 31, 2015

Margaret M. Golab, 92 of Plains, Twp., passed away Saturday afternoon, October 31, 2015 at Golden Living Center - East Mountain Manor, Plains, Twp. Her husband Leonard Golab preceded her in death. Funeral services for Margaret will be held Wednesda...

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...