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Helen "Olga" Florio (Yateshin)

April 28, 2020

Helen “Olga” Florio, 91 of Plains Township, passed away Tuesday morning, April 28, 2020, at the United Methodist Homes, Wesley Village Campus, Jenkins Township. Born in Wilkes-Barre, she was the daughter of the late Michael and Katherine (Katc...

John J. McCormick

April 28, 2020


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John J. McCormick, 87 of Plains Township, passed away Tuesday evening, April 28, 2020 at the United Methodist Homes, Wesley Village Campus, Jenkins Township. Born in Plains, he was the son of the late John and Anna (Vitchers) McCormick. John wa...

Justine Fosko (Katsock)

April 24, 2020

Justine “Christine” Fosko, 100, of Plains Township, passed away Friday morning, April 24, 2020 at Timber Ridge Health Care Center, Plains, PA. Born on April 22, 1920, Justine was the 10th of 12 children to the late John and Stephania (Kulick...

Eleanor Zuba (Melnick)

April 23, 2020

Eleanor Zuba, 91 of Plains Township, passed away Thursday afternoon, April 23, 2020 at her home. Born in Port Griffith, she was the youngest child of the late John and Julia Melnick. Eleanor attended Jenkins Township schools and was a wonderful...

Barbara A. Lapinski (Stanski)

April 21, 2020

Barbara A. Lapinski, 87 of Bear Creek, passed away Monday evening, April 20, 2020 at the home of her son David. Born in Plymouth, she was the daughter of the late Charles and Dorothy (Mayshock) Stanski. Barbara was a graduate of Plymouth High S...

Eleanor Blazejewski

April 21, 2020

Eleanor Blazejewski, 91 of Wilkes-Barre, passed away Tuesday morning, April 21, 2020 at Timber Ridge Health Care Center, Plains Township. Born in Wilkes-Barre, she was the daughter of the late Edward and Regina (Klinges) Blazejewski. Eleanor wa...

Mildred O'Krongley (Popovich)

April 20, 2020

Mildred O’Krongley, 94 of Hanover Township, passed away Monday evening, April 20, 2020 at Timber Ridge Health Care Center, Plains Township, PA. Born in Wilkes-Barre, she was the daughter of the late Stanley and Mary (Gula) Popovich. Mildred w...

Frances G. Bekish (Sikorsky)

April 20, 2020

Frances G. Bekish, 85 of Wilkes-Barre, passed away Monday, April 20, 2020 at the Wilkes-Barre General Hospital. Born in Wilkes-Barre, she was the daughter of the late William and Mary (Doukis) Sikorsky. Frances was employed at St. Luke’s Vill...

Stanley "Stuz" Malinowski

April 16, 2020


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Stanley “Stuz” Malinowski, 92 of the Hilldale section of Plains Township, passed away Thursday, April 16, 2020 at the home of his daughter in Naples, Florida. Born in Wilkes-Barre, he was the son of the late Adam and Stella (Piasecki) Malinows...

Peter B. Jordan

April 13, 2020

Peter B. Jordan 91, of Plains Township, was called to his eternal home on Monday, April 13th, 2020. Peter was a life-long resident of Plains, Twp., son of the late Joseph and Annie (Kelly) Jordan, and was a member of the Plains United Presbyterian...

Walter M. Strausser

April 8, 2020


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Walter M. (Wally) Strausser, 60 of Wilkes-Barre, passed away Wednesday evening, April 8, 2020 at his home. Due to the global state of emergency, funeral services will be held at a later date from the Corcoran Funeral Home, Inc., Plains, PA. ...

Charles J. McKeown

April 6, 2020


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Charles J. McKeown, 87, of the East End Section of Wilkes-Barre, peacefully passed away Monday, April 6, 2020 with his family at his side at the Geisinger Wyoming Valley Medical Center in Plains Township, PA. Born in the East End section of Wilke...

Elijah Phillip O'Boyle

April 6, 2020

Our beautiful baby boy, Elijah Phillip O'Boyle, is now in the arms of Jesus. On April 6th, 2020, although he was being perfectly formed in his mother’s womb, he died due to preterm labor just before midnight. He was preceded in death by his gr...

Jean M. Starzynski (Adams)

April 4, 2020

Jean Madeline (Adams) Starzynski, 91 of Plains Township, entered eternal rest on Saturday morning, April 4, 2020 at Residential Hospice, Geisinger South, Wilkes-Barre. Born in Wilkes-Barre, she was the daughter of the late Michael and Josephine (P...

Jean D. Kabusk (Rinaldi)

April 4, 2020

Jean D. Kabusk, 85 of Trumbull, Connecticut passed away peacefully on Saturday, April 4, 2020 at St. Vincent's Medical Center, Bridgeport, Connecticut. She was the beloved wife of Thomas Kabusk. Born in Pittston, PA on May 23, 1934, she was t...

Lillian F. Bechetti (Pascucci)

March 25, 2020

Lillian F. Bechetti, 87 of Bear Creek Township, passed away Wednesday morning, March 25, 2020 at the United Methodist Homes, Wesley Village Campus, Jenkins Township, where she had been a resident for the past 7 ½ years. Born in Plains Township, s...

Andrew A. Andreeko

March 18, 2020


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Andrew A. Andreeko, 78 of Hazle Township, passed away Wednesday evening, March 18, 2020 at St. Luke’s Hospital, Bethlehem, PA. Born in Philadelphia, he was the son of the late Andrew and Sophie (Falchek) Andreeko. Andy was a graduate of Wyomi...

John T. Balasavage

March 12, 2020

John T. Balasavage, 75, of Plains Township, passed away Thursday morning, March 12, 2020, after a brief illness. Born in Harrisburg, he was the son of the late Charles and Mary (Parulis) Balasavage and grew up in the Parsons section of Wilkes-Barr...

Loretta Beccaris (Cambiotti)

March 9, 2020

Loretta Beccaris, of Kingston and formerly of Plains Township, passed away Monday morning, March 9, 2020 at Kingston Health Care Center, Kingston, where she had been a guest for the past few weeks. Born in Wilkes-Barre, she was the daughter of the...

Jacqueline R. Pienta (Smith)

March 6, 2020

Jacqueline R. Pienta, 80 of the Miners Mills section of Wilkes-Barre, passed away Friday morning, March 6, 2020 at The Gardens at East Mountain Manor, Plains, Township. Born in Atlantic City, New Jersey, she was the daughter of the late Wilson Hen...

John "Whitey" Gillespie

March 1, 2020


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John “Whitey” Gillespie, 92 of Dallas, and formerly of the East End Section of Wilkes-Barre, passed away Sunday evening, March 1, 2020 at the Mercy Center, Dallas, where he had been a resident. Born in the East End Section of Wilkes-Barre, he ...

Luke J. Martin, III

February 28, 2020

Luke J. Martin, III, 64 of Pittston, passed away Friday evening, February 28, 2020 at United Methodist Homes, Wesley Village Campus, Jenkins Township. Born in Scranton, he was the son of the late Luke and Anna (Cunningham) Martin. Luke was a gr...

Edward J. Slade (Slabacheski)

February 24, 2020


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Edward J. (Slabacheski) Slade, 91 of Plains Township, passed away Monday afternoon, February 24, 2020 at River Street Manor Nursing Home, Wilkes-Barre. Born in Plains, he was the son of the late Anthony and Frances (Popko) Slabacheski. Ed atten...

Ceri Jo Mulligan (Yankoski)

February 17, 2020

Ceri Jo Yankoski Mulligan, 40 of Lehman, passed away from a heart related incident on Monday, February 17, 2020. Born in Wilkes-Barre, Ceri was she daughter of Joseph J. and Kyle V. (Jones) Yankoski of Lehman. She was a graduate of Lake Lehman Hi...

Robert "Bobby" Pascucci

February 14, 2020

Robert “Bobby” Pascucci of Plains Township, went to sleep in The Lord on Friday, February 14, 2020 at the age of 92. Born and raised in Plains Township, he was the son of the late Joseph and Gentile (Montovani) Pascucci, both immigrants of Ita...