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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


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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


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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


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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...