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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


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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


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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...

Louis H. Cardoni Sr.

August 4, 2014


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Louis H. Cardoni, Sr., 86, of the Hilldale section of Plains Township, died Monday morning at the Wilkes-Barre General Hospital. Born in Hilldale, he was the son of the late Louis and Jennie Leonardi Cardoni, and was a graduate of Plains Memorial ...

Patricia M. Bachman

July 30, 2014

Patricia M. Bachman, 78, of Plains Township, died July 30, at Wilkes-Barre General Hospital, Wilkes-Barre. Born in Wilkes-Barre, she was the daughter of the late Bruno and Sophia Paszkiewicz Zdanowicz. Pat was a graduate of James M. Coughlin High S...

Josephine (Lispi) Kleckner

July 29, 2014

Josephine (Lispi) “Pippy” Kleckner of Plains Twp., passed away in her sleep on Tuesday at Little Flower Manor, Wilkes-Barre, where she resided for the past 3 years. Born in Yatesville, PA, she was the daughter of the late Joseph and Sabatina (...

Loraine R. McCormick

July 26, 2014

Lorraine R. McCormick, 81 of Plains Twp., passed away unexpectedly Saturday evening, July 26, 2014, at Geisinger Wyoming Valley, Plains. Born in the Hilldale section of Plains, she was the daughter of the late Geremiah and Lena (Grilli) Palmaioli. ...

Joseph P. Rogan

July 22, 2014


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Joseph Rogan, 88, of Florida and Laflin, PA passed away on Tuesday, July 22, 2014 at home with his loving family and loving companion by his side. Family meant everything to Joseph. He was a beloved father, grandfather, and great grandfather. Joseph ...

Jule Hale Novakoski

July 19, 2014

“Come to me, all you who are weary and burdened, and I will give you rest.  Take my yoke upon  you and learn from me, for I am gentle and humble in heart, and you will find rest for your soul..”Matthew 11:28-29 Truly gentle and humble in heart...

Donna M. Burke

July 14, 2014

Donna M. Burke, 52 of Plains, Twp., passed away Monday July 14, 2014 at Geisinger Wyoming Valley, Plains, PA. Born in Wilkes-Barre, she was a graduate of Coughlin H.S. and attended Luzerne County Community College, and was employed for Kindred Hospi...

Joseph C. Mrozinski

July 14, 2014


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Joseph C. Mrozinski, 84, of Woodstock, GA and formerly of Plains Twp., PA, passed away on Monday evening, July 14th, at Woodstock Estates, Woodstock, GA. A lifelong resident of the Miners Mills and Plains area, Joe was the son of the late Casimir an...

Nancy A. Jacobs

July 8, 2014

Nancy A. Jacobs, 65, of Edwardsville, passed away Tuesday evening, July 8, 2014 at Geisinger Wyoming Valley Medical Center, Plains Township, Born in Plains, she was the daughter of the late Stanley and Anna (Younshousky) Miller. Nancy was a graduat...

Rosemary “Cookie” McCarthy

July 2, 2014

Rosemary “Cookie” McCarthy, 66 of the Hilldale section of Plains, Twp., passed away peacefully Wednesday, July 2, 2014, at her home of complications of Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis. Born in the Miners Mills section of Wilkes-Barre, she was the ...

Margaret “Peggy” O’Brien

June 30, 2014

Margaret “Peggy” O’Brien, of the East End section of Wilkes-Barre, passed away Monday afternoon, June 30, 2014, at Little Flower Manor/St. Therese Residence, Wilkes-Barre. Born and raised in Ashley, she was the daughter of the late Francis and...

Dorothy (Frashefski) Cupp

June 27, 2014

God opened his arms on June 27, 2014 to welcome home Dorothy A. Frashefski Cupp, 89, from the Golden Living Center- East Mountain Manor, Plains. A selfless, compassionate and kind soul, Dorothy lived her life putting the most important things first; ...

Bernard W. Luckenbach

June 23, 2014


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Bernard W. Luckenbach, 91 of Gaithersburg, Maryland, and formerly of Plains Twp., PA, passed away Monday evening at Shady Grove Adventist Hospital, Rockville, MD. Born in Plains, he was the son of the late Lawrence and Alexandra (Bucko) Luckenbach. ...

Theresa L. Chipelewski

June 10, 2014

Theresa L. Chipelewski, 79, of Plains Township, died Monday Morning at Inpatient unit of Celtic Health Care, Geisinger South, Wilkes-Barre. Born in the Hudson section of Plains, she was the daughter of the late George and Sophie (Panaway) Wysocki. ...

Anthony W. Wilk

June 8, 2014

Anthony W. Wilk 72, of the Miners Mills section of Wilkes-Barre, passed away Sunday afternoon at Geisinger Medical Center, Plains Township. Born in Wilkes-Barre, he was the son of the late Stanley and Mary (Lesczynski)  Wilk. Tony attended SS. Pet...