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Gordon M. Conniff

Gordon M. Conniff, Scott Twp., passed away Wednesday morning at home after being stricken ill.  His wife is the former Barbara Barhight. Born in Scranton, he was the son of the late Michael and Anges Kerr Conniff and was a graduate of Scranton Central High School.  Upon completion of high school Gordie, served our country […]

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Mark E. James

Mark James, Scranton, passed away August 26th in the Scranton Manor after an illness. Funeral services and interment are private at the convenience of the family.

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Philip J. Grady, Jr.

Philip J. Grady, Jr., formerly of Endwell, NY, died at age 85 on August 24, 2019 at Novant Hospice in Charlotte, NC. He was the son of the late Philip J. Grady, Sr. and Anna McHale Grady of Scranton, PA. Phil is survived by his wife of 59 years, Rosalie; his daughter, Anne F. Grady, […]

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Eleanor Johnson

Eleanor Johnson, Scranton, passed away Saturday in the Geisinger Community Medical Center after an illness. Services will be private at the convenience of the family in New York.

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Alfred “Bud” Miller

Alfred “Bud” Miller, West Scranton, passed away Monday morning in the Mountain View Care Center after an illness.   His wife was the former Margaret Fowler who passed away in 2010. Born 1928 in Scranton, he was the son of the late Alfred and Jessie Rowlands Miller.   He was a graduate of the West Scranton High […]

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The Honorable James J. Walsh

 Former Scranton mayor and retired Lackawanna County senior judge James J. Walsh died on July 26th 2019. He was 88 years old. Judge Walsh was one of Scranton’s youngest mayors and one of its longest serving jurists. Born on October 12, 1930 in Scranton, he was the son of the late Edward J. Walsh and Dorothy […]

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Robert Charles Graham

Robert Charles Graham died Monday, July 15, 2019 at the Lackawanna Health and Rehab Center in Olyphant, following a long and courageous battle with his illness. He leaves his five children, sons Robert Graham and his wife Nancy, Patrick Graham, and Edward Graham and his companion Dana and daughters Debbie Letts and her husband Tom […]

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Marilyn G. Florey

Marilyn G Florey, Scranton, passed away Monday morning in the Hospice of the Sacred Heart Inpatient Unit.  She was the widow of Gordon S. Florey who passed away in 2014. They enjoyed 62 years of marriage. Born 1932 in Scranton, she was the daughter of the late Harry M. and Leona Eggert Gordon and was […]

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Beatrice Griffin Turner

Beatrice Griffin Turner, 97, formerly of Highlands, passed away peacefully on July 5, in Scranton, Pa. Born Beatrice Griffin on Feb. 21, 1922, in Bogota, N.J. to Cora and Edwin Griffin, she was a sister to Hamilton Griffin, Vivian McCurdy and Marjory Meyer. She was the widow of W. Allen Turner; mother of Peter, Dale […]

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John Nolan

Mr. John Nolan, Scranton, formerly of New York, passed away July 4th in Allied Hospice Inpatient Unit. His wife is Diana Nolan. Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated in the Immaculate Conception Church by Rev. Patrick McLaughlin. Interment, New York.

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