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Susan M. Muro

Susan M. Muro, Scranton, died Monday morning at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia.   She was the widow of Ronald G. Muro. Born 1957 in Peckville, she was the daughter of the late Marshall H. and Dolores Tripp Smith.   She was a 1975 graduate of Abington Heights High School and went on to […]

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Kayla Mae Loveless

Kayla Mae Loveless, 28, of Nicholson,  died Tuesday morning at the University of Pennsylvania Hospital in Philadelphia, after a courageous battle with aplastic anemia. Born in Carbondale, she was the daughter of Rosanne Loveless and Lucky Bedell. She was a graduate of Lackawanna Trail High School and went on to receive her bachelor degree in […]

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Theresa Lourdes Healey

Theresa Lourdes Healey, Dunmore, died early Sunday morning in the Scranton Healthcare Center after a several month battle with cancer.  She was the widow of Gerald Healey who passed away in 1973. Born in Dunmore, she was the daughter of the late James and Catherine Çonnors Finnerty.  Theresa was educated in Dunmore schools and was a graduate of Dunmore […]

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Stephen D. Brown

Stephen D. Brown, a resident of Lima, Ohio and Baylor’s Lake, Fleetville, and formerly of Scranton, died Tuesday in the Regional Hospital of Scranton after being stricken ill.  His wife is the former Denise Barber.  The couple would have been married 47 years on August 28th. Born 1949 in Scranton, he was the son of […]

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Thomas E. Ashman

Thomas E. Ashman, 83, died July 16th at home following a long illness. Born in Scranton he was the son of the late Joseph and Josephine Yankelitis Ashman. He was a retired over the road Truck Driver after 47 years. He served in the U.S. Army 82nd Airborne during the Korean conflict. He was a […]

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Mary Beth Stanvitch

Mary Beth Stanvitch, Scranton, passed away early Wednesday morning at home surrounded by her loving family after fighting a brief but courageous battle with cancer.   Her husband of 49 years is Gerald Stanvitch. Born in Scranton, she was the daughter of the late Joseph and Winifred “Betty” Wright.  She was a graduate of the Cathedral High School […]

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Elizabeth J. “Betty” Davis

Elizabeth J. “Betty” Davis, Lake Winola, passed away early Sunday morning at home surrounded by her loving family.   She was the wife of William A. Davis.   The couple had been married for 65 years. Born in Scranton, she was the daughter of the late Leonard G. and Grace L. Ball Hockin.  She was a graduate of Dunmore High School class […]

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Marilyn J. McDonough Duffy Higgins

Marilyn “Mame” McDonough Duffy Higgins, Scranton, passed away Friday morning in the Holy Family Residence after an illness.  She was the widow of her first husband Donald Duffy who passed away in 1967 and her second husband Leo P. Higgins, Jr. who passed away in 2017. Born in Scranton and raised in the Bellevue Section […]

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Patricia Alice McNulty

Patricia Alice McNulty, “Tricia”, of Dunmore passed away on June 1st after a long illness. Born in Scranton, daughter of the late Patrick J. and Alice Roche McNulty, she attended St. Mary’s School and was a proud Class of 1982 graduate of Dunmore High School, where her mother was a teacher for many years. Tricia […]

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Marie Gaul

Marie Gaul, 82, Scranton, passed away May 29th in the Geisinger Community Medical Center after being stricken ill. Born in Scranton, she was the daughter of the late Francis and Marie Gaul.  She was a graduate of St. Patrick’s High School.  She was a member of St. Patrick’s Parish, West Scranton.   Prior to her retirement she had been employed […]

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