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Frances Drake

Frances Drake, West Scranton, died Monday in the University of Pennsylvania Hospital after an illness.   She was the widow of Ronald Drake who died in 2005. Born in Scranton, she was the daughter of the late Walter and Anna DeQuinqua Ranakoski.  Frances attended Scranton schools and was a graduate of West Scranton High School.  She […]

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Morgan Prokop

Morgan John Prokop, 31, Scranton, passed away unexpectedly Friday morning at home. Born in 1985 in Scranton, he was the son of Clifton Prokop and Beth Burkhauser, both of Scranton.  Morgan was educated in East Scranton Public Schools and was a graduate of Scranton High School, class of 2004.  He earned a Bachelor of Science […]

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Mary Richard

Mary F. Richard, 80, formerly of Dunmore, died Wednesday August 30th at Holy Family Residence. Born in Scranton, the daughter of the late William Richard and Mary Agnes McNamara.  Mary was a secretary for various insurance agencies in the Scranton area but found her true calling as a volunteer for Deborah Hospital, the Catholic Daughters and […]

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Leon Lisowski

Leon Lisowski, Scranton, died Monday evening in The Meadows of Scranton after an illness. Born in Scranton he was the son of the late Lona Lisowski.   He was educated in Scranton Schools and prior to his retirement he had been employed as a truck driver. Surviving are a brother Ernest Kent of Florida; a sister […]

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James J. Tartella

James J. Tartella, West Scranton, died Friday in the Regional Hospital of Scranton after an illness.  His wife of 59 years is the former Eleanor Brown. Born 1936 in Scranton, he was the son of the late Vincent and Mary Armitage Tartella.  He was a 1955 graduate of West Scranton High School and also attended the Johnson […]

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William J. Little

William J. Little, 86, of Scranton died Wednesday at the Green Ridge Health Care Center after an illness. Born Jan. 17, 1931 in Carbondale, son of the late George T. and Loretta Bechtlofft Little, he was the husband of the late Margaret Mary Baeurle Little, who died Jan. 23, 2011. He and Margaret enjoyed a vibrant relationship over five decades, highlighted by […]

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Mary Lee Eddie

Mary Lee Eddie, Dunmore, died unexpectedly Friday. Born 1981 in Scranton, she was the daughter of Mary Cicerini Gardier and step daughter of Christopher Gardier, III.   She attended Dunmore High School and went on to become a CNA working at Allied Services and then became a member of the Heavy and Highway Construction Workers Local […]

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Dorothy P. Smith

Dorothy P. Smith, 100, of West Scranton, died Tuesday morning at Regional Hospital of Scranton following a brief illness. Her husband was the late Leighton P. Smith. Born in Scranton, daughter of the late John and Margaret James Perwein, she was a graduate of Scranton Technical High School, and was a member of Embury United […]

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Gary Jesse Reha

Gary Jesse Reha, Scranton, died Saturday in the Geisinger Community Medical Center after an illness.  His wife is Mary Ann Reha. Born 1953 in Long Island, NY he was the son of the late Joseph and Theresa Reha.  He had been employed as a truck driver in the freight hauling industry.  He was a United […]

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Ralph M. Kloss

Ralph M. Kloss, Petersburgh section of Scranton, died Wednesday morning in the Jewish Home of Eastern Pennsylvania after an illness.  His wife of 70 years was the former Anna Brown who died in 2013. Born 1920 in Scranton, he was the son of the late Peter J. and Anna Hanstein Kloss.  He was educated in […]

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