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Henry M. Miller

Henry M. Miller May 28, 2013 Henry M. Miller, a lifelong resident of the Pinebrook section of Scranton, died early Tuesday morning after an illness in the Golden Living Center, Scranton. Born in Scranton, he was the son of the late Moses W. and Cecilia McAndrew Miller.  He attended the Mary, Mother of God Parish […]

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Francis J. Vanston

Francis J. Vanston May 12, 2013 Francis J. Vanston, 90, West Scranton, died early Sunday morning in the Commonwealth Inpatient Hospice Unit at the Regional Hospital after a brief illness.  His wife is the former Madelyn Sine.  The couple would have been married 66 years on June 14th.  Born 1923 in Scranton, he was the […]

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Vincent Paul Brust

Vincent Paul Brust, 96, died on April 29th 2013 in the house in which he was born on Harrison Avenue, Scranton, Pa. on November 13, 1916.  His wife of 67 years is Ruth Saunders Brust. His parents built the house in 1899 where, Vince, the 8th of 8 children, was born. He had made it clear in his […]

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Donald H. Biel, Sr.

 Donald H. Biel, Sr. April 22, 2013 Donald H. Biel, Sr. Scranton, died early Monday morning in the Allied Skilled Nursing Facility.  His wife is the former Cathy Pethrick. Born in Scranton, he was the son of the late Fred and Margaret Watkins Biel.  He was the owner of Biel’s Light Bulbs in South Scranton.  […]

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Dorothy M. Morris

Dorothy M. Morris April 14, 2013 Dorothy M. Morris, a resident of the Abington Manor, formerly of the Cabrini Apartments, West Scranton, died Sunday after a battle with lung cancer and COPD. Born in Scranton, she was the daughter of the late Evan and Helen Sasack Morris.  She attended Scranton Technical High School and worked […]

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Robert M. Ludwig

Robert M. Ludwig April 5, 2013   Robert M. Ludwig, South Scranton, diedFriday morning in the Mt. View Care Center after an illness.   His wife was the former Eileen Y. Walsh who died in 2011.  The couple had been married for over 60 years. Born 1925 in Scranton, he was the son of the late Matthew […]

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Diane Bucci Baloga

Diane Baloga  April 2, 2013 Diane Bucci Baloga, 65, Harvey’s Lake, fell into eternal peace on Tuesday after a courageous battle with cancer.  She was the widow of Tony Baloga. Born in Monessen, Pa. she was the daughter of the late Ed and Helen Malik.  She was a graduate of the Monessen High School and […]

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Margaret A. McGrath

Margaret A. McGrath April 1, 2013 Margaret A. McGrath of Dunmore died Monday at Holy Family Residence following an illness. Her husband was the late John T. McGrath who died in 2006. She was a long and faithful member of Christ the King Church Parish. Born in Dunmore, she was the daughter of the late […]

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John “Jack” Sepelyak, Sr.

 John “Jack” Sepelyak, Sr. March 16, 2013 John “Jack” Sepelyak, Sr., Olyphant, died Saturday in the Commonwealth Hospice at the Regional Hospital of Scranton after an illness. He was born March 23, 1945 in Scranton and was the son of the late Michael and Helen Sepelyak.  Prior to his retirement he had been employed as […]

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