William R. Straw, Jr.

William R. Straw, Jr. of Harrisburg, formerly of Clarks Summit and Scranton, died Friday after an illness in the UPMC Pinnacle Harrisburg Hospital. Born in Honesdale, he was the son of the late Rev. Dr. W. Russell and Elizabeth Nordstrom Straw.  He attended West Scranton High School.  While living in Clarks Summit he attended the […]

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Maureen E. Schulte

Maureen E. Schulte, went home to be with the Lord Wednesday surrounded by her loving family.  Her husband of 63 years is Robert P. Schulte. Born February 17, 1933 in Scranton, she was the daughter of the late Joseph and Anna Toomey Murray.  She was a graduate of the West Scranton High School class of […]

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Wendy Bema Mead Lowry

Wendy Bema Mead Lowry beloved wife, mother,  grandmother, and  great grandmother died peacefully at home after a brief illness. She was born in Plattsburgh,NY to John  and Margaret Mead on Sept. 8 1935. She attended Marywood Seminary and graduated from Marywood College.  After graduation she taught the severely and profoundly mentally and physically challenged until […]

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Betty Jane Miller

Betty Jane Miller, Scranton, died Tuesday night in the Allied Skilled Nursing Center after an illness.  She was the widow of Howard “Dusty” Miller, Sr. who died in 2007. Born in New Cumberland, PA she was the daughter of the late Percy and Susie Shaffer.  Betty was of the Methodist faith and had attended both […]

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Leslie Ford

Leslie Patrice Ford, a resident of St. Joseph’s Center, passed away Thursday night at St. Joseph’s Center. Born 1960 in Philadelphia, she was the daughter of Patricia Murray Ford and Richard Ford.  Leslie was currently the oldest resident at St. Joseph’s Center having lived there since 1977. Leslie leaves to cherish her memory, her mother, […]

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Rita Rosler dies at 100

          Rita Rosler, 100, a lifelong resident of Carbondale, passed away Friday morning at the Allied Skilled Nursing Center. She was the widow of William “Pat” Rosler, a United States Navy veteran of World War II, who passed away in 1994.           Born April 14, 1918, in […]

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Senior United States District Judge William J. Nealon

           Senior United States District Judge William J. Nealon, Scranton, passed away Thursday at home surrounded by his family.   His wife of  70 years is the former Jean Sullivan.          Born in Scranton, he was the son of the late William “Terry” Nealon and Ann McNally Nealon.  He […]

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James R. Haggerty

James R. Haggerty, of Dunmore, died Wednesday at home following an illness. His wife is the former Eileen Coyne. Born in Philadelphia, PA, son of the late Thomas and Catherine Ruddy Haggerty, he was educated in the Chapel School, graduated from the Cathedral High School, and earned an associate’s degree in drafting from Penn State […]

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Velma M. Dixon

Velma M. Dixon, Petersburg Section of Scranton, passed away Monday afternoon at her home following an illness. Born in Altoona and raised in Carbondale, she was the daughter of the late Arduino and Edna Antonetti Mangiacarne.   She was a graduate of the Benjamin Franklin High School, Carbondale.  She was a member of the Immaculate Conception […]

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Esther Rayner

Esther Ruth Calderone Rayner went to be with the Lord on Sunday, August 26, 2018. Born February 11, 1929 to Salvatore and Rose Marie Calderone of Scranton, she was a life-long resident of Scranton and Clarks Summit, prior to her most recent home at Wesley Village in Jenkins Township, PA. She was preceded in death […]

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