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JoAnne Sherman

JoAnne Sherman, West Mountain section of Scranton, passed away peacefully early Saturday morning at the Jewish Home of Eastern Pennsylvania with her loving husband by her side.  She was the wife of Carl R. Sherman.  The couple had been married for 55 years. Born 1944 in Scranton, she was the daughter of  Lawrence and Dutchum […]

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Muriel Elaine Lahotski

Muriel Elaine Lahotski, Peckville, passed away Friday in the Allied Services Hospice Center after an illness.  She was the widow of John Lahotski who passed away in 2012. Born 1949 in Scranton, she was the daughter of the late Jean Diehl Howie and was a graduate of the Hughesville High School.  She was a member […]

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Robert C. Shultz

Mr. Robert C. Shultz, March 17, 2019, 71, a Vietnam Veteran and member of Gladwyne VFW Post 6956 and Elk Mountain VFW Post 8488. He was the husband of Deborah Schultz (nee Wells) and the father of Cynthia Payne, Krista Schultz, Laura Gilpin (James). He was also the grandfather of Nicole, Gabrielle, Robert, Christopher and […]

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Kelsey Martin

Kelsey L. Martin, Moosic, died Saturday at the Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Philadelphia after being stricken ill at home. Born 1991 in Scranton she was the daughter of Sandra Snyder and the late Kerry Snyder and was educated in Scranton schools.  She had worked for IWDA and Geo Science Engineering Companies. Also surviving are her […]

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Thelma Mulligan

Thelma Mulligan, Clarks Summit, died Saturday morning in the Allied Services Hospice Center.  She was the widow of Robert James Mulligan who died April 21, 1991. Born on November 10, 1922 in Milltown, New Jersey, she was the daughter of the late Earlen and Grace Krause.  She and her husband moved from New Jersey to […]

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John “Jack” Rafalko

John “Jack” Rafalko, Minooka, passed away Tuesday night in the Allied Services Hospice Center after an illness.  His wife is the former Janet Timlin. Born 1964 in Scranton, he was the son of Nancy Coggins Rafalko, Scranton and the late John “JR” Rafalko and was a graduate of the Scranton Technical High School and upon […]

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Homer C. Miller

Homer C. Miller, a lifelong resident of Dunmore, died Saturday evening in the Allied Skilled Nursing Center.  His wife of 64 years is the former Lois S. Straub. Born 1935 in Scranton, he was the son of the late Otto and Ruth Sanders Miller.  He was educated in Dunmore schools and went on to serve […]

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Ellen Alexander

Ellen Alexander, Petersburg Section of Scranton, died early Friday morning in the Wilkes Barre General Hospital after an illness.  She was the widow of Ralph Alexander who died in 2002. Born 1935 in Scranton, she was the daughter of the late Frank and Bertha George Klassner and was a graduate of the Scranton Technical High […]

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JoAnne Flynn

Jo Anne Flynn, Hill Section of Scranton, died Saturday afternoon in the Moses Taylor Hospital after being stricken ill at home.   She is survived by her husband William Flynn of 55 years. Born 1936 in Forest City, she was the daughter of the late Arnold and Genevieve Jeglinski Swetter.  Jo Anne was educated in […]

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Anthony J. Gentile, Sr., CPA

Anthony J. Gentile Sr., CPA of Clarks Summit, died at home on Sunday February 24, 2019. Born in Carbondale on March 7,1943, son of the late Anthony J. and Angelina Loratto Gentile. He graduated from Ben Franklin High School, Carbondale. He received his undergraduate degree in Accounting & Finance from Pace University, New York City […]

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