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Rose Walkowiak (Zastulka)

January 22, 2019

Rose Walkowiak, 91 of Plains Township, passed away Tuesday afternoon, January 22, 2019 at the Jewish House of Eastern Pennsylvania, Scranton, PA, where she had recently been a resident. Born in Wilkes-Barre, she was the daughter of the late Fran...

Joan Marie Winklbauer (Healy)

January 21, 2019

Joan Marie Winklbauer, 92 of Dallas, PA and formerly of Altoona, PA, passed away Monday morning, January 21, 2019 at the Mercy Center, Dallas. Born in Franklin, PA, she was the daughter of the late John and Mary (Scurry) Healy. Joan was a gradu...

James R. Thomas, Jr.

January 17, 2019


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James (Jim) Richard Thomas, Jr., 74, of Mountaintop passed from this earthy kingdom into the open and loving arms of his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on January 17, 2019. Jim was born on April 10, 1944 at Fort Sill, OK. He was the only child of the...

Katherine C. Krushnowski (Staniscavage)

January 15, 2019

Katherine C. Krushnowski, 64 of West Pittston, passed away unexpectedly Tuesday morning, January 15, 2019 at Geisinger Medical Center, Danville, after a lengthy illness. Born in Wilkes-Barre, she was the daughter of the late Joseph & Katherine (Wi...

Norman E. Krulack

January 12, 2019


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Norman E. Krulack, 77 of Plains Township, passed away Saturday morning, January 12, 2019 at the Wilkes-Barre General Hospital. Born in Plains, he was the son of the late John and Catherine (Bugay) Krulack. Norm was a graduate of Sacred Heart Hi...

Donna M. Coles

January 11, 2019

Donna M. Coles, 68 of Wyoming, PA, passed away Friday, January 11, 2019 at Moses-Taylor Hospital, Scranton, PA. Donna was born on March 13, 1950 in Pittston, PA, daughter of the late Albert and Eleanor (Walendeviz) Coles. She was a graduate of Wy...

Michael A. Lazovich

January 10, 2019


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Michael A. Lazovich, 59 of Plains Township, passed away Thursday morning, January 10, 2019 at the Wilkes-Barre General Hospital, after a lengthy illness. Born in the Miners Mills section of Wilkes-Barre, he was the son of the late Sylvester “Che...

Lynn M. Tracy (Weaver)

January 10, 2019

Lynn M. Tracy, 60 of Edwardsville, passed away unexpectedly Thursday afternoon, January 10, 2019 at her home. Born in Kingston, she was the daughter of the late Robert & Rita (Lavelle) Weaver. Lynn was a graduate of Wyoming Valley West High Sch...

Emerson T. Logan

January 6, 2019

Emerson “Easy” T. Logan, 66, of Mountain Top passed away Sunday January 6th in Geisinger Wyoming Valley, Plains Township, with his wife, sons, and sister at his side. Born April 20, 1952 in Plains, the son of the late Emerson and Leona (Mack...

Mary Ann Rosengrant (Pasternak)

January 5, 2019

Mary Ann Rosengrant, 87 of Kingston, and formerly of Exeter, passed away Saturday morning, January 5, 2019 at Celtic Hospice, Geisinger South, Wilkes-Barre. Born in Plains Township, she was the daughter of the late Stephen and Mary (Tomasik) Paste...

Marie A. Stachurski

January 3, 2019

Marie A. Stachurski, 64, of Wyoming and formerly Plains Township, passed away Thursday morning, January 3, 2019 at Celtic Hospice, Geisinger South, Wilkes-Barre. Born in Plains Township, she was the daughter of the late Anthony and Johanna (Zbiers...

Robert T. Petroski

January 2, 2019


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Robert T. Petroski, 70, of Jenkins Township and formerly Plains Township passed away Wednesday evening, January 2, 2019 at Geisinger Medical Center, Plains, after suffering a heart seizure at home. Born in Plains Township, Bob was the son of the l...

Mary Carol Spagnola

December 28, 2018

Mary Carol Spagnola, 70, a former resident of Wilkes-Barre, went home to her Lord on Friday, Dec. 28, 2018, in the Rose View Center, Williamsport. Born Wednesday, Dec. 31, 1947, in Wilkes-Barre, she was the daughter of the late Robert and Marian (...

Andrew B. Chopka

December 21, 2018

Andrew B. Chopka, 79 of Plains Township, passed away Friday afternoon, December 21, 2018 at the Meadows Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, Dallas. Born in Plains, he was the son of the late Benjamin and Elizabeth (Wilkes) Chopka. Andy was a gra...

Mary "Debbie" Boylan (Walsh)

December 21, 2018

Mary “Debbie” Boylan, 65 of Wilkes-Barre, passed away Friday evening, December 21, 2018 at Geisinger Wyoming Valley Hospital, surrounded by her loving family, after a courageous seven year battle with breast cancer. Born in Wilkes-Barre, she ...

Josephine Makowski (Yankoski)

December 16, 2018

Josephine Makowski, 91 of Mountain Top and formerly of Plains Township, passed away Sunday afternoon, December 16, 2018 at Smith Health Care, Mountain Top. Born in Plains, she was the daughter of the late Peter & Sophie (Rogalski) Yankoski. Jos...

Robert J. Leonardi, Sr.

December 14, 2018


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Robert J. Leonardi, Sr., 90 of Kingston, passed away Friday morning, December 14, 2018 at River Street Manor Nursing Home, Wilkes-Barre. Bob was born in the Hilldale section of Plains Township on July 2, 1928, son of the late Spartico and Margar...

John J. Haczewski, Jr.

December 8, 2018

John J. Haczewski, Jr., 53 of Plains Township, passed away Saturday morning, December 8, 2018 from injuries sustained in a motor vehicle accident. Born in Plains, he was the son of the late John J. and Theresa A. (Krysiewski) Haczewski, Sr. Joh...

Eugenia Waslasky (Turchin)

December 6, 2018

Eugenia “Jenny” Waslasky, 86 of Plains Township, fell asleep in the Lord on Tuesday, December 6, 2018, the Feast of St. Nicholas, at Celtic Hospice, Geisinger South, Wilkes-Barre. Born in Wilkes-Barre, she was the daughter of the late Michael ...

Bernie "Jess" Juskiewicz

December 2, 2018

Bernie Juskiewicz, 61 of Plains Township, passed away peacefully surrounded by family Sunday evening, December 2, 2018. Bernie’s wife of 35 years, the former Joanne Stepanski have been blessed with two wonderful daughters and one grandson. Krist...

Daniel A. Branas

December 1, 2018


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Daniel A. Branas, 75 of the Miners Mills section of Wilkes-Barre, passed away peacefully Saturday afternoon, December 1, 2018 at his home. Born in Pittston, he was the son of the late Andrew & Agnes (Bria) Branas. Dan was a graduate of Jenkins ...

Anthony E. Landi

November 25, 2018


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Anthony E. “Spaggs” Landi, 92 of Plains Township, passed away Sunday evening, November 25, 2018 at the Wilkes-Barre General Hospital. Born in Plains, he was the son of the late Alfonso and Irene (Angiolillo) Landi. Spaggs attended Plains To...

James P. O'Donnell

November 22, 2018

James P. “Spot” O’Donnell, 96 of Harvey’s Lake, passed away peacefully Thanksgiving evening, November 22, 2018, with his family by his side. Born in Pittsburgh, PA, on October 12, 1922, he was the son of the late Patrick and Mary (Boyle) O...

Christina M. Hargrave

November 17, 2018

Christina M. Hargrave, 32, of Plymouth, passed away Saturday, November 17, 2018 at home, with her loving family by her side, after a lifelong, courageous battle against muscular dystrophy. Born in Kingston, she was the daughter of Dave and Darlen...

Francis J. Roche

November 16, 2018


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Francis J. “Frank” Roche, 72 of Luzerne, passed away unexpectedly Friday, November 16, 2018 at his home. Born in Wilkes-Barre, he was the son of the late James J. and Rose Mary (Ferry) Roche. Frank was a graduate of West Side Central Cathol...