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Ethel A. Pembridge

 Ethel A. Pembridge May 24, 2012   Ethel A. Pembridge, lifelong resident of Scranton, died Thursday night in the only home which she ever knew.  She was the widow of Kenneth Pembridge, Sr who died in 1992. She was born in Scranton, daughter of the late George B. and Maude E. Rex Aten.  She attended […]

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Jane P. Guzek

Jane P. Guzek May 14, 2012 Jane P. Guzek, Scranton, died early Monday morning in the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania after an illness. Raised in Taylor, she was the daughter of the late John and Mary Obal Praschak.  She was a graduate of the former Taylor High School and attended Northeast Institute.  She […]

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Gary “Buzz” Wilmarth

Gary “Buzz” Wilmarth May 9, 2012 Gary “Buzz” Wilmarth, 60, Scranton, died Wednesday in the Regional Hospital of Scranton after an illness. Born in Scranton, he was the son of the late David, Sr and Virginia Ferguson Wilmarth.  He was a graduate of the former Scranton Technical High School, Lackawanna College where he earned a […]

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Wilva Lydon

Wilva Lydon April 21, 2012             Wilva Lydon, Clarks Summit, died early Saturday morning the Hospice Community Care Inpatient Unit after a brief illness.  Her husband was the late Jack Lydon.             Born in Scranton she was the daughter of the late Edward and Agness Brizzell Morgan.  She was a graduate […]

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Audrey J. Powell

 Audrey J. Powell April 20, 2012            Audrey J. Powell, 79, West Scranton, died early Friday morning at the Allied Skilled Nursing facility.  Her husband of 56 years was William R Powell who died March 27, 2012.             Born in Scranton, she was the daughter of the late Arthur and Lila […]

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Ruth Lauretta Jones Bittenbender

Ruth Lauretta Jones Bittenbender April 18, 2012 Ruth Lauretta Jones Bittenbender, Clarks Summit, died Wednesday night in the Lackawanna Health Care and Rehab Center after an illness.  She was the beloved wife of Carl J. Bittenbender who died in 1990.             Born in Scranton, she was the daughter of the late Edward Jones and Laura […]

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Frank Sidorowicz

Frank Sidorowicz April 14, 2012              Frank Sidorowicz, Scranton died Saturday night.             Born in Scranton, he was the son of Frank W. Sidorowicz and Mary Ellen Sherwood Schuster both of Scranton.  He was educated in Scranton public schools.  He was employed as truck driver for local […]

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Dorothy V. Kintzer

Dorothy V. Kintzer, 98, Scranton, died Wednesday evening in the Green Ridge Health Care Center after an illness.  She was the widow of John S. Kintzer died in 1991. Born in Scranton, daughter of the late William and Margaret Morgan Von Bergen.  She was a graduate of Scranton Technical High School.  She was a 50 […]

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Barbara A. Redel

Barbara A. Redel April 2, 2012 Barbara A. Redel, a resident of North Abington Township died Monday evening at Allied Skilled Nursing Center after a long illness. She is survived by her husband Walter J. Redel. The couple celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on December 1, 2011. Born in Scranton was the daughter of the […]

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George E. Burkhart

George E. Burkhart, 78, Sinking Spring, passed away peacefully on Thursday, March 29, 2012 in the Gino J. Merli Veterans’ Center in Scranton, PA. He is survived by his wife of 59 years, Patricia A. (Franks) Burkhart. He was born in Reading on December 10, 1933 to the late George M. and Margaret T. Burkhart. […]

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