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Margaret Jean McAndrews

          Jean McAndrews, Moscow, 96, died June 13, at home in Moscow, PA. She was the widow of Francis McAndrews who died in 1993. They celebrated 50 years of marriage in 1990.          Born in Ancon, Canal Zone, daughter of the late John Kalar and Helen Turner, she was a graduate of Balboa, Canal Zone High School […]

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Margaret Gallagher Miller

Margaret Gallagher Miller, 82, of Scranton, died peacefully at home of natural causes on Thursday. She was the widow of Arthur Miller who died June 17, 1998. She returned from College Park, MD to her native Scranton in July 1999 when she became a member of St. Peter’s Cathedral parish. Born in Scranton, she was the […]

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William Nowell

            William Nowell, Scranton, died Tuesday in the VNA Hospice Unit at the Community Medical Center after an illness. His wife of 64 years is the former Alice Tyler. The couple would have celebrated their 65th wedding anniversary in November.             Born in State Line, Pa. he was the son of the late John W and Florence […]

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Regina Phillips

            Regina A. Phillips, Pittston, died Sunday in the Community Medical Center.             Born in Redwood City, Ca., she was the daughter of the late Eugene and Rose Longo Lindwedell. She was a graduate of Bishop Hafey High School and also of the Luzerne County Community College Nursing Program. She had been employed as a registered nurse […]

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Jay Tee McGlocton

James "Jay Tee" McGlocton of Scranton died Thursday at home. Born in Scranton, he was the son of Lauri Lavelle of Scranton and the late James McGlocton. He was educated in Scranton public schools and was a graduate of Scranton High School; he also attended the McCann School of Business. He had worked for the […]

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Robert Martin

            Robert W. Martin, Montdale, died Monday evening in the Marian Community Hospital. His wife was the former Shirley Walsh who died in 2009.             Born in Scranton, he was the son of the late Amos and Edith Rogers Martin. He was a graduate of Scranton Central High School. He was of the Catholic faith. Prior to retirement he […]

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Maureen Hall

Maureen T. Hall of West Scranton died Sunday at home. Born in Scranton, daughter of the late Donald and Florence Kelly Hall, she was educated in Scranton public schools. Before retirement, she had been employed as an administrative assistant at Tobyhanna Army Depot and Abington Senior Center. She was a member of the Ladies Auxiliary […]

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Elizabeth “Betty” Kane

Elizabeth O’Hara Kane, Moosic Lakes, died Monday morning at home following an illness. Her husband of 45 years was the late Frank T. Kane, DDS who passed away in 1993. Born in Scranton she was the daughter of the late George V and Cecelia Brady O’Hara.   She was a graduate of Marywood Seminary and Marywood […]

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Joseph Bisignani

            Joseph W. Bisignani, Sr., South Scranton, died Friday morning in the Mercy Hospital. His wife is the former Ethel Kizer.             Born in Scranton he was the son of the late Adam and Anna Cimino Bisgnani. He was educated in Scranton Schools. He was a devout Catholic and a member of St Ann’s Basilica. Prior to retirement he […]

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John C. Brennan, Sr.

           John C. Brennan, Sr., a resident of the Gino J. Merli Veterans Center, died early Wednesday morning after an illness. His wife was the former Dorothy Nardi died in 1993.             Born in Bayonne, NY he was a 1943 graduate of GAR High School and went on to earn certifications in electronics. Prior to retirement he […]

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