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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 ...

Geraldine Walsh

October 5, 2014

Geraldine A. Walsh, 84, of Plains Township, passed away peacefully Sunday morning. Born on November 29, 1929 in Wilkes-Barre, she was the daughter of the late Luigi and Louise (Giamarini) Cognigni. Geraldine worked with the family business in Cogni...

Barbara Ann Chukinas

October 5, 2014

Barbara Ann Chukinas, 61, of Plains Township died peacefully in the presence of family on Sunday, October 5, 2014. She was born in Plymouth, on August 6, 1953, a daughter of Nellie (Pasek) Haleski and the late Albert Haleski. Barbara was a graduate...

Agnes A. Norosky

October 4, 2014

Agnes A. Norosky, 65, of Wilkes-Barre, passed away Saturday  evening October 4, 2014, at Celtic Hospice, Geisinger South following a lengthy illness. Born January 6, 1949, in Starrucca, Pa. Agi was the daughter of Michael and Ann Wnorosky. She was ...

Louis R. Cremard

September 28, 2014

Louis Robert Xavier Cremard, 41, of West Wyoming, passed away peacefully Sunday, September 28, 2014 at Geisinger Medical Center, Danville, with his family by his side. Born in Duryea, Louis was the beloved and cherished son of Louis James and MaryAn...

Thomas J. Brannigan

September 22, 2014

Thomas J. Brannigan, 95 of Philadelphia, PA, passed away peacefully on Monday, September 22, 2014, at Nazareth Hospital, Philadelphia. Thomas (better known to his wife and family as Tom or Pa) was the son of a coal miner.  He was born in Wilkes-Bar...

Irene Petroski

September 19, 2014

Irene Petroski, 90 of Plains Twp., passed away peacefully on September 19, 2014 at the Wilkes-Barre General Hospital.  Prior to this she had been a resident at Kingston Healthcare Center. Irene was born December 27, 1923 to the late Peter and Eliza...

Ruth A. Grimes

September 18, 2014

Ruth A. Grimes, 86 of the Miners Mills section of Wilkes-Barre, passed away, Thursday, September 18, 2014 at Highland Healthcare Center, Wellsville, New York. Born in Miners Mills, she was the daughter of the late Peter J. and Ruth (Bell) Grimes. R...

William A. Hayes

September 8, 2014

William D. Hayes, 57 of Wilkes-Barre, and formerly of New York City, passed away Tuesday afternoon, September 8, 2014 after a lengthily illness. Born in Wilkes-Barre, he was the son of the late Joseph H. and Ann (Rosentel) Hayes. Bill was a graduat...

Joseph A. Frank

September 5, 2014


Veteran
Joseph A. Frank, 88 of Laflin, PA, Chairman/CEO of Centralia Coal Sales Company, passed away Friday evening, September 5, 2014, at his home. Born in Newtown, Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania, he was the son of the late Herman and Philomena (Megann) F...

Marion “Sissy” Tregaskis

September 2, 2014

Marion “Sissy” Tregaskis, 71 of Plains Twp., passed away, Tuesday, September 2, 2014, at Geisinger Wyoming Valley, Plains, Twp. Born in Plains, she was the daughter of the late David & Rita (Blakeslee) Dunsmuir. Marion was a graduate of Lou...

Benny E. Howe (Sgt. Maj. U.S. Army, Ret.)

September 2, 2014


Veteran
Benny E. Howe, Sgt. Maj., U.S. Army, Retired, 84 of the Hilldale section of Plains, Twp., passed away Tuesday, September 2, 2014, at Geisinger Wyoming Valley, Plains, Twp. Born in Persia, Iowa, he was the son of the late Frank and Leona (Long) Howe....

Patricia R. Littleton

August 31, 2014

Patricia R. Littleton,  65, of Cedarwood Drive, Laflin, passed away Sunday morning, August 31, 2014, surrounded by her loving family at home. On a crisp fall day, October 15, 1948, a beautiful baby girl was born to the late Rita McHugh Allman and...

Frank T. Rutledge

August 30, 2014

Frank T. Rutledge, 39 of West Pittston, passed away Saturday morning, August 30, 2014, from injuries sustained in a motor vehicle accident. Born in West Pittston, he was the son of Dorothy (Tilletski) Wendol of Slocum Township, and the late Francis ...

Larry P. Dezinski

August 14, 2014

Larry P. Dezinski, 76, of Haines City Florida, and formerly of Plains Township, Pa., passed away peacefully after a courageous battle with cancer on August 14, 2014 at his home. Born in Plains, he was the son of the late Peter & Tilda (Zurla) De...

Michael P. Lokuta

August 14, 2014

Michael P. Lokuta, 35 of West Wyoming, passed away Thursday morning at his home. Born in Elizabeth, New Jersey, he was the son of Jeanmarie (Hackett) Lokuta of West Wyoming, and the late Kevin Lokuta. He was employed as an equipment operator by Pen...