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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...

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


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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


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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


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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. ...