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Sean E. Gaylets

Sean E. Gaylets, Taylor, died Tuesday in the Geisinger Community Medical Center after a long and courageous battle with Acute Lympho Blastic Luekemia. Born 1985 in Scranton, he was the son of Jack and Joyce Blaker Gaylets.  He was educated in Riverside Schools and graduated in 2003.  He was also a graduate of the Keystone […]

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Donald Arthur Royce, Sr.

Donald Arthur Royce, Sr., South Scranton, passed away early Monday morning in the Regional Hospital of Scranton after a long illness.  His wife of  47 years is the former Donna Romano. Born in Scranton, he was the son of the late Carl and Jean Sarafinko Royce and was a graduate of the Scranton Technical High […]

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Margaret A. DeLuccie

Margaret A. DeLuccie, 87 of Scranton, died Monday morning at St. Mary’s Villa in Elmhurst. Born in Scranton, she was the daughter of the late John and Bridget Gibbons Dailey. She was a 1950 graduate of Scranton Technical High School. Prior to her retirement she was employed by the Tobyhanna Army Depot and most recently Wyeth Pharmaceuticals.  She […]

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Johnson Stafursky

Johnson Stafursky, Scranton, passed away unexpectedly February 3, 2019, in Levittown. Born 1987 in Scranton, he was the son of Edward Stafursky and Lisa Cruciani Stafursky. He was educated in Scranton schools and was a 2005 graduate of Scranton High School. Also surviving are his siblings Evayn, Isaac, Jonah and Audra; paternal grandparents Edward and […]

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Nancy Marie Norman

Nancy Marie Norman, Spring Brook Twp., passed away January 31, 2019 at home after being stricken ill. Her companion is John D. Basom. Born 1970 in Houston, Texas, she was the daughter of the late Marvin E. Jr and Barbara Bridges Norman and was educated in Houston Schools. Also surviving are her daughter Danielle Basom; […]

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Patrolman Daniel Schaufler

Patrolman Daniel Schaufler, Scranton, passed away Monday in the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania after a courageous battle with cancer.  His wife of eleven years is the former Sheila Bozym Giles. Born in Taylor, he was the son of Harold and Linda Springer Schaufler of Moosic. He was a graduate of Western Wayne High […]

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Frederick J. Dietrich, Jr.

Frederick J. Dietrich, Jr., Dunmore, passed away Friday evening in the Geisinger Wyoming Valley Medical Center.   His wife of 45 years is the former Lynn Price. Born in Scranton, he was the son of the late Frederick Dietrich, Sr and Audrey Miller Dietrich.  He was a graduate of the Scranton Technical High School as well […]

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Mark John Stanko

Mark John Stanko, Scranton, passed away Friday at home. Born 1978 in Scranton, he was the son of Joseph Stanko and Mary Ann Serkosky Burns.   He was a 1996 graduate of Scranton High School and went on to earn a degree from the Pennsylvania State University in Hotel and Restaurant Management.   Upon entering the work […]

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Lillian Berger

Mrs. Lillian Berger, Maryland, formerly of Scranton passed away December 20th in the Seasons Hospice Center, Rosedale, Maryland. She was the widow of Robert W. Berger who passed away January 16, 1997. Born April 1, 1920, Scranton, she was the daughter of the late Norman and Catherine Kneinberg Davis. She was educated in Scranton Schools. […]

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Kathleen Connor

Kathleen Connor, 62,passed away in the intensive care unit at the Geisinger Community Medical Center on Saturday December 15th after a long struggle with a chronic illness.  Born in Scranton, she was the daughter of the late William J. Connor and Dorothy Keshel Taylor, she was educated in Scranton Schools and received a degree in paralegal […]

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