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Mary Ann Bonita (Peduto)

March 19, 2017

Mary Ann Bonita 62, of Wilkes-Barre, passed away Sunday evening, March 19, 2017 at the Inpatient unit of Hospice of the Sacred Heart, Dunmore, PA. Born in Wilkes-Barre, she was the daughter of the late John and Ruth (Brown) Peduto. Mary Ann wa...

James J. O'Donnell

March 16, 2017

James J. O’Donnell, 70, of Wilkes-Barre, passed away Thursday morning, March 16, 2017 at his home. Born in the Miners Mills section of Wilkes-Barre, he was the son of the late Joseph and Kathryn (Mantush) O’Donnell. Jim was a graduate of J...

Dorothy E. Kostelnick (Partash)

March 16, 2017

Dorothy E. Kostelnick, 73, of Plains, died Thursday morning, March 16, 2017 at Timber Ridge Nursing Center, Plains Township. Born in Wilkes-Barre, she was the daughter of the late John and Josephine Partash Jr. Dorothy was a graduate of Wilkes ...

John J. Baran, Jr.

March 13, 2017


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John J. Baran Jr, 82, of the Parsons section of Wilkes-Barre, passed away Monday evening, March 13, 2017 at in inpatient unit of Celtic Hospice, Geisinger South Hospital, Wilkes-Barre. Born in the Miners Mills section of Wilkes-Barre, he was the s...

James M. Baloga

March 8, 2017


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James M. Baloga, 83 of Lehman Township, passed away Wednesday morning, March 8, 2017 at the inpatient unit of Celtic Hospice, Geisinger South, Wilkes-Barre, after a courageous battle against Lymphoma. Born in Wilkes-Barre, he was the son of the la...

Helen L. Rakich (Hiskar)

March 8, 2017

Helen L. Rakich, 94, of Laflin, PA, and formerly of Elmira, New York, passed away Wednesday evening, March 8, 2017 at River Street Manor Nursing Home, Wilkes-Barre, PA. Born in Edwardsville, she was the daughter of the late Michael and Mary (Hilla...

Mary E. Schartzer (Bomboy)

March 4, 2017

Mary E. Schartzer, 74, of Nanticoke, passed away March 4, 2017 at Birchwood Nursing Center, Nanticoke. Born in Williamsport, she was the daughter of the late Edward and Marjorie (Rhodes) Bomboy. Mary was a graduate of Forty Fort High School and...

Walter F. Jankowski

March 3, 2017

Walter F. Jankowski, 84 of the Miners Mills section of Wilkes-Barre, passed away Friday, March 3, 2017 at Golden Living Center, East Mountain, Plains, PA. Graveside Services were private and held at the convenience of the family. Arrangements by ...

Howard K. Winters, Sr.

March 2, 2017

Howard K. Winters Sr. 64 of Pittston, died Thursday evening at Geisinger Medical Center, Plains Twp., Pa. Born in West Pittston, he was the son of the late Howard and Ruth (Yost) Winters and was a graduate of Wyoming Area High School, Class of 197...

Harold R. Williams

February 26, 2017


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Harold “Shorty” Williams, 86 of Exeter, passed away Sunday Morning, February 26, 2017 at the Department of Veteran’s Affairs Medical Center, Plains, Twp., PA, after a lengthy illness. Born in White Haven, he was the son of the late Ernest & ...

Samuel R. Peters

February 26, 2017

Samuel R. Peters, 75, “Poppa Sam” of Pringle, PA, beloved husband, father and grandfather passed away Sunday February 26, 2017 at his home surrounded by his family after a 10-year battle with Multiple Myeloma and CHF. Born on June 9, 1941 in...

Daniel J. Hogan, Jr.

February 24, 2017

Daniel J. “Hoagie” Hogan, Jr., 18, of Wilkes-Barre, died Friday afternoon, February 24, 2017 at Geisinger Wyoming Valley Hospital, Plains after suffering injuries from a motorcycle accident. Born in Wilkes-Barre, he was the son of Daniel J. an...

Stanley A. Niznik

February 22, 2017


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Stanley A. Niznik, 90 of the North End section of Wilkes-Barre, passed away Wednesday afternoon, February 22, 2017 at Timber Ridge Health Care Center, Plains. Born in Wilkes-Barre he was the son of the late Peter & Mary (Doktor) Niznik. He attend...

Mildred E. Richards (Miller)

February 19, 2017

Mildred E. Richards, 95, passed away on Sunday, February 19, 2017, at Birchwood Rehabilitation and Nursing Center, Nanticoke, where she had been a guest for several months. Born in Wilkes-Barre, she was the daughter of the late Harry B. and Gwen...

Helen F. Barna (Kulikowski)

February 17, 2017

Helen F. Barna, 89, passed away peacefully on February 17, 2017, at Timber Ridge Health Care Center. Born in Plains, she was the daughter of the late Anthony and Lottie (Kulwicz) Kulikowski. She was preceded in death by her husband Frank J....

Louis F. Lee

February 17, 2017


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Louis F. Lee, 52 of Shickshinny, passed away Friday morning, February 17, 2017 at Penn Hospice at Rittenhouse, Philadelphia, PA, after a courageous battle against cancer. Born in Wilkes-Barre, he was the son of the late Lewis F. and Beverly J. (Co...

Edna H. Brannigan (Voegele)

February 13, 2017

Edna H. Brannigan, 95, of Philadelphia, passed away peacefully on Monday, February 13, 2017. Mrs. Brannigan, better known to her beloved family as Ci-Ci (pronounced "Cheech"), was born in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania on July 10, 1921, daughter of t...

Helen E. Czernota

February 12, 2017

Helen E. Czernota, of Wilkes-Barre, passed away Sunday afternoon, February 12, 2017 at ManorCare HCR, Kingston. Born in Wilkes-Barre, she was the daughter of the late William Vincent and Hedwig Margaret (Boczar) Czarnota. Helen was a graduate...

Alfred P. Spinicci

February 11, 2017


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Alfred Spinicci current resident of Riverstreet Manor passed away February 11, 2017. Born May 31, 1921, he resided in Kingston most of his life. He was the son of the late Anselmo and Laura (Bartoli) Spinicci. He and his brothers owned and operate...

Aloys J. Baloga

February 5, 2017


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Aloys J. Baloga, 91 of Jenkins Twp., passed away Sunday evening, February 5, 2017 at Geisinger Wyoming Valley Medical Center, Plains Township, with his family at his side. Born in Wilkes-Barre, he was the son of the late Andrew and Elizabeth (Andr...

Edward J. Kuebler

February 4, 2017

Edward J. Kuebler, 72, of Plains, PA, passed away on February 4, 2017 surrounded by his loving family at Wilkes-Barre General Hospital. Born November 16, 1944 in Wilkes-Barre, PA, Edward was the son of the late Edward A. and Elizabeth F. (Conniff) Ku...

Benedicta H. Lupas Tinner

February 2, 2017

Benedicta H. Lupas Tinner, 46, of Swoyersville, passed away Thursday afternoon, February 2, 2017. Born in Kingston, she was the daughter of Benedicta (Mistrot) Tinner of Swoyersville and the late Roland Patrick Lupas and Step-daughter of the late ...

Harry A. Alexanderian

January 29, 2017

Harry A. Alexanderian, 90 of West Pittston, died peacefully on Sunday, January 29, 2017. Born in Tehran, Iran, he was the son of the late Setrak and Nanajon Konarki. Harry studied medicine at the University of Hamburg, Germany, specializing in...

Emily M. DeAngelis (Smolko)

January 26, 2017

Emily M. DeAngelis, 96 of Plains Township, passed away Thursday afternoon, January 26, 2017 at Celtic Hospice, Geisinger South, Wilkes-Barre, with her family by her side. Born in Wilkes-Barre, she was the daughter of the late Albert and Sophie (Pi...

Ernest H. Spencer, Jr.

January 23, 2017

Ernest H. Spencer, Jr, 62, formerly of East End Towers, passed away Monday morning, January 23, 2017 at Highland Manor Nursing Center, Exeter, with his family by his side. Born in Pittston, he was the son of the late Ernest and Elizabeth (Gilbride...