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Martha C. Tuzinski (Klokus)

July 3, 2015

Martha C. Tuzinski, 81, of Shavertown, died Friday July 3, 2015 at the Meadows Nursing Home, Dallas. Born in Wilkes-Barre, Martha was the daughter of the Stanley and Sophie (Janis) Klokus. Martha is survived by her Daughter Linda Marek and husb...

Ursula P. Lynn (Speer)

July 2, 2015

Ursula P. Lynn, 93, of Plains Township, passed away Thursday afternoon, July 2, 2015 at River Street Manor, Wilkes-Barre. Born in East Prussia Germany, Ursula was the daughter of the late Robert and Anna (Demandt) Speer. Ursula was a Legal Secr...

Dolores L. Jones Merusi

June 30, 2015

Dolores L. Jones, 92, of Plains Township, passed away Tuesday morning, June 30, 2015 at Riverstreet Manor, Wilkes-Barre. Born in the Hilldale section of Plains, she was the daughter of the late Joseph and Tina (Beccaris) Merusi, and was a gradua...

Emily Chrzanowski (Condo)

June 27, 2015

Emily Chrzanowski of Plains passed away peacefully Saturday June 27, 2015 with her family by her side. Emily was born in Wilkes-Barre and was the daughter of the late Michael and Elizabeth Kuruc Condo, and was employed in the local garment industr...

Helen E. Solomon (Kozloski)

June 27, 2015

Helen E. Solomon, 80, of Forty Fort, passed away Saturday morning, June 27, 2015 at the Wilkes-Barre General Hospital. Born in Plains, she was the daughter of the late Stanley and Helen (Duchnowski) Kozloski. Helen was a graduate of Kingston Hi...

Russell T. Wall

June 26, 2015


Veteran
Russell T. Wall, 95 of Plains Township, passed away Friday morning, June 26, 2015 at the United Methodist Homes, Wesley Village Campus, Jenkins Twp. Born in Scranton, he was the son of the late Dr. Russell T. and Grace (Underwood) Wall. Russell...

Lawrence R. Williams

June 25, 2015

Lawrence R. Williams, 75 of Little Creek, Delaware and formerly of Buck Twp., PA, passed away Thursday morning, June 25, 2015 at Delaware Hospice Center, Milford, Delaware. Born in Wilkes-Barre, he was the son of the late Robert & Margaret (Casey)...

Anna M. Sloan (Dohmann)

June 22, 2015

Anna M. Sloan, 97, passed away Monday, June 22, 2015 at Partridge Tippet Nursing Facility, Wesley Village Campus, Jenkins Township. Anna was born in the Bronx, New York on September 13, 1917, the oldest of five children of the late Arthur and Rose...

Jeremiah J. Palmaioli, Jr.

June 15, 2015


Veteran
Jeremiah J. Palmaioli “Junie” 86 of the Hilldale section of Plains Twp., passed away Monday evening, June 15, 2015 at his home. Born in Hilldale, he was the son of the late Jeremiah and Lena (Grilli) Palmaioli. Jeremiah was a graduate of Pl...

Doyt C. Grasse, Sr.

June 15, 2015

Doyt C. Grasse, Sr., 74 of Swoyersville, passed away Monday morning, June 15, 2015 at the inpatient unit of Celtic Hospice, Wilkes-Barre. Born in Flushing, New York, he was the son of the late Doyt L. and Blanche (Korb) Grasse. Doyt was a self-...

James A. Simonson

June 9, 2015


Veteran
James A. Simonson, 83 of the Fox Hill section of Plains, Twp., passed away Tuesday evening, June 9, 2015, at the Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Plains, Twp. Born in Plains, he was the son of the late Joseph & Margaret (Howe) Simons...

Richard "Dick" Johnson

June 5, 2015

Dick Johnson, 69, of Plains Township, passed away Friday morning, June 5, 2015 with his family by his side. Born in Plains, he was the son of the late Edwin and Hazel (Thompson) Johnson and was a graduate of Plains Memorial High School, class of ...

Hannah R. Lazarus Banks

June 4, 2015

Hannah R. Lazarus, 77 of the Hudson section of Plains, Twp., passed away Thursday afternoon, June 4, 2015, at River Run Nursing Home, Kingston, PA. Born in Wilkes-Barre, she was the daughter of the late Frank S. and Florence E. (Lavelle) Banks. ...

Kathryn T. Racemus Norakus

May 17, 2015

Kathryn T. Racemus, 95 of Plains Township, passed away Sunday evening, May 17, 2015, at the Wilkes-Barre General Hospital. Born in the Miners Mills section of Wilkes-Barre, she was the daughter of the late Joseph and Catherine (Kinchus) Noreikus. ...

Emma Mae Bisbing Redick

May 12, 2015

Emma Mae Bisbing, 91 of West Wyoming, passed away Tuesday afternoon, May 12, 2015, at her home. Born in Pittston, she was the daughter of the late Charles and Emma Mae (Race) Redick. Emma attended Duryea High School and was a homemaker all of h...

Jeanette B. Gittens Hummel

May 11, 2015

Jeanette “Tanny” Gittens, 93 of Plains Twp., passed away Monday evening, May 11, 2015 at The Meadows Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, Dallas. Born in Wilkes-Barre, she was the daughter of the late Frank and Charlotte (Speary) Hummel. Jean...

Verda B. Wachilla Wolfe

May 3, 2015

Verda B. Wachilla, 90, of Plains, passed away Sunday afternoon, May 3, 2015 at Geisinger Medical Center, Plains Township, after suffering a fall at her home. Born in Plymouth, she was the daughter of the late John and Mary (Potera) Wolfe. Verda...

Mary Ann Lazovich Coffay

May 2, 2015

Mary Ann Lazovich, 79, of Plains Township, died Saturday evening, May 2, 2015 at her home. Born in the Miners Mills section of Wilkes-Barre, she was the daughter of the late William and Catherine (Hoffman) Coffay. She was a graduate of Sacred H...

Gerald Ritsick, Jr.

April 27, 2015

Gerald Ritsick, Jr., 56 of Plains Twp., passed away Monday morning, April 27, 2015 at his home. Born in Plains, he was the son of Gerald J. and Bernadine (Craig) Ritsick of Plains. Gerald was a graduate of James M. Coughlin High School, Wilkes-...

Jane E. Oster

April 26, 2015

Jane E. Oster, 75, of Wilkes-Barre, passed away Sunday evening, April 26, 2015 at North Penn Manor, Wilkes-Barre. Born in Warrior Run, she was the daughter of the late Peter and Hilda (Bath) Ostrofski. Jane was a graduate of Elmer L. Meyers Hig...

Rose Ann Janeski

April 23, 2015

Rose Ann Janeski, 85 of Laflin, passed away Thursday evening, April 23, 2015 at Geisinger Wyoming Valley, Plains, Twp. Born in Scranton, she was the daughter of the late Felix and Rose (Pietralczyk) Janiszeski. Rose Ann was a graduate of Scrant...

Attorney Pamela A. Dysinger

April 22, 2015

Attorney Pamela A. Dysinger, of Mountaintop, passed away Wednesday morning, April 22, 2015 at her home, with her family by her side. Born in Bremerton, Washington, Pamela was the daughter of the late Charles Clifford and Aeola Helen (Seale) Willia...

Richard P. Kovitch

April 19, 2015

Richard P. Kovitch, 86 of Blakeslee, passed away Sunday morning, April 19, 2015 at the Wilkes-Barre General Hospital. Born in Cornwells Heights, PA, he was the son of the late Paul & Anna (Kaminski) Kovitch. Richard attended St. Thomas Aquinas ...

Anna E. Sudol Keblish

April 18, 2015

Anna E. Sudol, 94 of the Miners Mills section of Wilkes-Barre, passed away Saturday evening, April 18, 2015 at Elderwood Nursing Center, Waverly, New York. Born in Wilkes-Barre, Anna was the daughter of the late John and Mary (Dubick) Keblish. ...

Dorothy Kobea

April 16, 2015

Dorothy Kobela, 83, of Hanover Township, passed away Thursday morning, April 16, 2015 at the inpatient unit of Lehigh Valley Hospice, Allentown Pa. Dorothy was born in Hanover Township, the daughter of the late Jacob and Priscilla (Pietoch) Homa a...