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Joseph J. Adamczyk

June 10, 2017

Joseph J. “Bozzy”Adamczyk, of Swoyersville, and formerly of Plains Township, passed away suddenly on June 10, 2017. Joseph was born in Plains Township, on April 22, 1942. He was the son of the late John and Mary (Golembeski) Adamczyk. He was a...

Elizabeth M. Dohman (Baab)

June 8, 2017

Elizabeth M. Dohman, 92 of Wilkes-Barre, passed away Thursday morning, June 8, 2017 at Little Flower Manor Nursing Home, Wilkes-Barre. Born in Wilkes-Barre, she was the daughter of the late Charles J. and Elizabeth R. (Horn) Baab. Elizabeth was...

William J. Zelinski

June 8, 2017


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On Thursday June 8, 2017 at the age of 85, William J. Zelinski of Plains passed away at St. Luke’s Villa Wilkes-Barre where he had been a resident for the past 10 months. Bill was born in Wilkes-Barre on August 27, 1931 to the late Mary (Crawley...

Alice T. Szymczak (McKeown)

June 7, 2017

Alice Theresa Szymczak, 71, of Wilkes-Barre, PA, passed away peacefully on June 7, 2017 at Geisinger Medical Center, Danville, PA. Alice was born in Wilkes-Barre to John C. McKeown of the East End Section of Wilkes-Barre and the late Margaret “P...

Mario R. Malvizzi

June 3, 2017


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Mario Malvizzi of Laflin, passed away Saturday morning, June 3, 2017 at his home with his family by his side. Born in 1930 in Pittsburgh, PA, he was the son of the late Mario and Maria (Perratone) Malvizzi. Mario spent his childhood and early tee...

Barry C. Kresge, Sr.

June 3, 2017

Barry C. Kresge, Sr., 64 of Plains Twp., avid fisherman, has “Gone Fishing!” His favorite spot was along Bowman’s Creek, where his grandfather taught him to fish. Recently he loved going on rides to revisit various streams, ponds, and lakes w...

Mary Grace Reposh (McDonald)

June 1, 2017

Mary Grace Reposh, 85 of Bear Creek Twp., passed away Thursday morning, June 1, 2017 at Hospice of the Sacred Heart, Dunmore. Born in Wilkes-Barre, she was the daughter of the late William and Mary G. (Boyle) McDonald. Mary Grace was a gradua...

William R. Fries

May 19, 2017


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William R. Fries, 92 of Westminster, passed away Friday, May 19, 2017 at The Gardens at East Mountain, Plains, PA. Born in Duryea, he was the son of the late William and Myrtle (Scott) Fries. Bill was a graduate of Tunkhannock High School, and ...

Darryl Irving Kemp

May 10, 2017

Darryl Irving Kemp, 23, of Wilkes-Barre, passed away Wednesday May 10, 2017. Born in Kingston, he was the son of Wesley Kemp Jr. of Noxen and Aida Encarnacion of Puerto Rico and Step-Mother Nina Kemp. Darryl was a graduate of Elmer L. Meyers Hi...

Carol Ann Komensky (Sabatini)

May 5, 2017

Carol Ann Komensky, 73 of Wilkes-Barre, passed away Friday afternoon, May 5, 2017 at Penn Hospice at Rittenhouse, Philadelphia, PA. Born in Wilkes-Barre, she was the daughter of the late Vincent & Johanna (Javick) Sabatini. Carol was a graduate...

Holly A. St. Clair

May 5, 2017

Holly A. St. Clair, 24, a graduate student at Shippensburg University, passed away suddenly Friday, May 5, 2017 from complications of diabetes. Born in Wilkes-Barre, she was the daughter of Andrew and Laura (Stanski) St. Clair, Plains. Holly wa...

Elizabeth L. Bempkins (Verdini)

May 1, 2017

Elizabeth L. Bempkins “Abigail”, 87, of Kingston, died May 1, 2017. Born in Plains, she was the daughter of the late Raymond and Nora (Fillippini) Verdini. Betty was a graduate of Plains Memorial High School, Class of 1947, Wilkes-Barre Bu...

Beverly J. Jones (Hoffman)

April 28, 2017

Mrs. Beverly J. Jones, née Hoffman, of Dallas, Pennsylvania, died Friday, April 28th, 2017. She was 90 years old. Beverly was born on Thanksgiving Day on November 25th, 1926 in Wilkes-Barre to William Hoffman and Jean Johnson (Hoffman). She wed ...

Pearl T. Fabbrini (Snarski)

April 26, 2017

Pearl T. Fabbrini, 91 of Laflin, passed away Wednesday evening, April 26, 2017, with her daughters by her side at the United Methodist Homes, Wesley Village Campus, where she had been a resident for the past seven years. Born in Wilkes-Barre, she ...

Catherine "Kay" Thornton (Gallagher)

April 23, 2017

Kay Thornton, 86, West Pittston, passed into the loving arms of our Lord on Sunday, April 23, 2017 at home surrounded by her loving family. She was the daughter of the late Thomas and Madelyn (Merrick) Gallagher. Kay was a graduate of St. Mary...

Mary Alice Paraschak (Drew)

April 22, 2017

Mary Alice (Drew) Paraschak, 66 of Wilkes-Barre, passed away Saturday morning, April 22, 2017 at her home with her Husband and her Mother by her side. Born in Plains she was the daughter of Mary (Binker) Drew of Plains and the late Hugh Drew who p...

M. Patricia Barbacci (Hudanick)

April 22, 2017

M. Patricia Barbacci, nee Hudanick, 87, died on April 22, 2017, surrounded by her daughters at the Windsor Colonies Assisted Living Center in North Canton, Ohio. She was born on October 16, 1929 in Wilkes-Barre to the late Margaret Mulligan Huda...

Stanley J. Janis, Jr.

April 20, 2017


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Master Sgt. Stanley J. Janis, Jr., 75 of Mountain Top, passed away peacefully Thursday evening, April 20, 2017 at Mountain Top Healthcare Center, after a long illness. Stanley was born in Wilkes-Barre, the son of the late Stanley and Anna (Gozikow...

Stanley B. Szafran

April 18, 2017


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Stanley B. Szafran, 69, a life-long resident of Henry Street, Plains, passed away peacefully Tuesday, April 18, 2017, surrounded by his family, after heart complications at Thomas Jefferson Hospital, Philadelphia. Born in Plains on December 16, 19...

Eleanor R. Janeski

April 16, 2017

Eleanor R. Janeski, 92 of Laflin, passed away Easter Sunday, April 16, 2017 at Geisinger Wyoming Valley Medical Center, Plains, PA. Born in Scranton, she was the daughter of the late Felix and Rose (Pietralczyk) Janiszeski. Eleanor was a graduate...

Robert Murawski

April 8, 2017

Robert Murawski, 71 of Plains Township, passed away Saturday evening, April 8, 2017, at the Wilkes-Barre General Hospital. Born in Plains, he was the son of the late Stanley & Mary (Papala) Murawski. He was a graduate of Plains Memorial High Sc...

Bernard E. Chaback

April 5, 2017


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Bernard E. Chaback, 88 of Plains Township, passed away Wednesday morning, April 5, 2017 at the United Methodist Homes, Wesley Village Campus, Jenkins, Twp., PA. Born in Exeter, he was the son of the late Andrew and Anna (Krulock) Chabak. Bernar...

Ann M. Presciutti (Nardone)

April 3, 2017

Ann M. Presciutti, 92 of the Parsons section of Wilkes-Barre, departed this earth Monday morning, April 3, 2017 from Mercy Center, Dallas. Born in the Old Boston section of Jenkins Township, she was the daughter of the late Joseph and Raefulucia (...

Patricia A. Mazzatosta (Reagan)

March 25, 2017

Patricia A. Mazzatosta, 79, beloved wife, mother and grandmother entered into eternal peace on Saturday, March 25, 2017, at home. Patricia was born in Niagara Falls, NY on May 25, 1937, the daughter of the late John and Pearl (Allen) Reagan. He...

Lucy M. Monte

March 23, 2017

Lucy M. Monte, 86 of Wyoming, passed away Thursday evening, March 23, 2017 at the United Methodist Homes, Wesley Village Campus, Jenkins Township. Born in Wilkes-Barre, she was the daughter of the late Nazzaro and Leonarda (Potenza) Monte. Lucy...