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Martha M. Bykowski

January 20, 2015

Martha (Benish) Bykowski, 86 of the Heights section of Wilkes-Barre, passed away Tuesday afternoon, January 20, 2015, at Little Flower Manor Nursing Home, Wilkes-Barre, where she was a resident for the past 6 months. Martha was born in Plains on M...

Rosemary A. Nardone

January 12, 2015

Rosemary Anne Nardone, 86, of Plains, passed away Monday, January 12, 2015, at United Methodist Homes, Wesley Village Campus, Pittston, Pa. Born in West Pittston, in an upper bedroom at the family home, on December 19, 1928, she was the daughter o...

Julia Josephine Berretta

January 9, 2015

Julia Josephine Berretta, 96, passed away January 9, 2015 at home in Laguna Niguel, California, where she resided with her daughter Sandra. Julia was born August 29, 1918 in the Hudson section of Plains, Pennsylvania daughter of the late Otto and ...

Elizabeth M. Rubasky

January 7, 2015

Elizabeth M. Rubasky, 86 of Kingston, passed away Wednesday morning, January 7, 2015, at Golden Living – Summit, Wilkes-Barre, after a lengthy illness. Born in Hazleton, she was the daughter of the late Charles & Genevieve (Smothers) DeCosmo...

Marion Novak

January 6, 2015

Marion (Gildea) Novak, 88, of Plains Township, passed away Tuesday evening, January 6, 2015 at the Wilkes-Barre General Hospital, just hours shy of her 89th birthday. Born in Plains on January 7, 1926, Marion was the daughter of the late James and...

Carol A. Downey

January 2, 2015

Carol A. Downey, 63, of Kingston, died unexpectedly Friday evening, January 2, 2015, at the Wilkes-Barre General Hospital after suffering a heart attack. Born in Kingston, Carol was the daughter of Rita (Lavelle) Weaver of Kingston and the late Ro...

Helene L. Austin

December 31, 2014

Helene L. Austin, 71, of Kingston, passed away Wednesday evening, December 31, 2014, at River Run Rehabilitation and Nursing Center, Kingston. Born in Kingston, she was the daughter of the late Ralph and Helen (Evans) McCormack. Helene was ...

Patrick R. O'Donnell

December 30, 2014


Veteran
Patrick R. O’Donnell, 62 of Wilkes-Barre died Tuesday morning, December 30, 2014 in the Hospice Inpatient Unit at the Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Plains, PA. Born in Miners Mills he was the son of the late Joseph E. and Kathry...

Elma M. Baird

December 27, 2014

Elma M. Baird, 82, of Blakeslee, died Saturday morning, December 27, 2014, at her home with her Husband and Daughters by her side. Born in West Pittston, Elma was the daughter of the late Harry M. and Hazel M. (Frame) Shafer Jr. Elma was a “S...

Bernard E. Ferdo

December 23, 2014

Bernard E. Ferdo, 87, of Dallas and formerly of the East End section of Wilkes-Bare, fell asleep in the Lord Tuesday evening, December 23, 2014, at the Wilkes-Barre General Hospital, with his family by his side. Born in the Miners Mills section of...

Catherine “Pat” Mendusky

December 14, 2014

Catherine “Pat” Mendusky, 82 of the North End section of Wilkes-Barre, passed away Sunday morning, December 14, 2014, at her home with her family by her side.   Born in McAdoo, she was the daughter of the late Fredrick and Mary (Mooney...

John “Jack” Wallace

December 11, 2014


Veteran
John “Jack” Wallace, 83 of South Wilkes-Barre, and formerly of the East End section of Wilkes-Barre, passed away Thursday morning, December 11, 2014, at Erwin Hospice, St. Luke’s Villa, Wilkes-Barre. Born in Wilkes-Barre on August 12, 1931, he...

Joseph J. Chismar

December 11, 2014

Joseph J. Chismar, 77, of the Miners Mills section of Wilkes-Barre, passed away Thursday morning, December 11, 2014 at Geisinger Wyoming Valley, Plains Township. Joseph was born in Miners Mills the son of the late George and Anna (Petro) Chismar. H...

Elaine E. Mack

December 1, 2014

Elaine E. Mack, 77 of Harvey’s Lake, passed away Monday morning, December 1, 2014 at HCR ManorCare, Kingston. Born in Wilkes-Barre, she was the daughter of the late Patrick & Elizabeth (Shergalis) Murphy. Elaine was a graduate of G.A.R. Memor...

Michael A. Taft

November 20, 2014

Michael A. Taft, 89, of Plains Township, passed away Thursday Morning, November 20, 2014, at Birchwood Rehabilitation and Nursing, Nanticoke. Born in Swoyersville, he was the son of the late William and Nellie (Ondish) Taft. Michael was a Marine Co...

Richard A. Wilk

November 17, 2014

Richard A. Wilk, 73, of Plains Township, died Monday evening at the Wilkes-Barre General Hospital. Born in Wilkes-Barre, he was the son of the late Anthony and Sophie Stonick Wilk and was a graduate of Plains Memorial High School class of 1959. R...

Rita “Babe” Luse

November 13, 2014

Rita “Babe” Luse, 69, of Kingston, passed away Thursday morning, November 13, 2014 at her home with her family by her side after a long courageous battle with Pancreatic Cancer. Born in Wilkes-Barre, she was the daughter of the late David and Ri...

Joseph C. Magdelinskas, Jr.

November 9, 2014

Joseph “Joe” Charles Magdelinskas, Jr. passed on November 9, 2014. Beloved father of Michael John Magdelinskas and Leigh Olivia Magdelinskas. Brother to Marie Baronick(Gary). He was greeted in heaven by his late parents, Joseph, Sr. and Marguerit...

Shirley M. Cardoni

November 9, 2014

Shirley M. Cardoni, 79, of Yatesville, passed away Sunday morning, November 9, 2014, at the inpatient unit of Celtic Hospice, Geisinger South, Wilkes-Barre. Born in Wilkes-Barre, Shirley was the daughter of the late Robert & Ruth (Jones) Casterl...

Christina C. Daugert

October 31, 2014

Christina Cecilia Florio Daugert, 67 of Exeter, passed away Friday, October 31, 2014 at her home. She was born July 15, 1947 in Wilkes-Barre, daughter of the late Anthony T. Florio and Tina (Pallini) Florio.  She attended St. Mary’s High School a...

Helen M. Ruane

October 30, 2014

Helen M. Ruane, of Plains Township, died Thursday morning, October 30, 2014, at Little Flower Manor, St. Luke’s Villa, Wilkes-Barre. Helen was a life resident of Plains and was the daughter of the late John and Mary (Munnelly) Ruane. Helen was a ...

Ann (Dunsmuir) Cease

October 21, 2014

Ann (Dunsmuir) Cease, 63 of Ottawa, Ohio, and formerly of Plains, Twp., passed away Tuesday, October 21, 2014 at Grandview Nursing Home, Ottawa, Ohio. Born in Plains, she was the daughter of the late David & Rita (Blakeslee) Dunsmuir. Ann atten...

Julia “Jean” Miscavage

October 18, 2014

Julia “Jean” Miscavage, 84, of Plains Township, passed away Thursday morning, October 16, 2014, at Little Flower Manor, Wilkes-Barre. Born in the Georgetown section of Wilkes-Barre, she was the daughter of the late Charles and Anna (Kish) Butchk...

Patrick Connell McNulty

October 14, 2014

Patrick Connell McNulty, 67, of Kingston, passed away Tuesday, October 14, 2014 at River Street Manor, Wilkes-Barre, after a brief illness. He was born March 1, 1947 in Pittston, son of the late Aloysius and Ann Connell McNulty. He graduated from S...

Edward F. Blazejewski Jr.

October 8, 2014


Veteran
Edward  F. Blazejewski Jr., 76, passed away Wednesday, October 8, 2014 at Geisinger Wyoming Valley Medical Center. Although he was born in Derby, Connecticut, he became a nearly-lifelong resident of the Wilkes-Barre area.  He was the oldest son ...