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Regina “Gina” Murdock

 Regina Murdock November 29, 2013 Regina "Gina" Murdock, Throop, passed away while visiting her sister in Bethesda, Md on November 29th. She was born in Scranton and was the daughter of the late George J. and Marie McAndrew Murdock.  She was a graduate of Marywood Seminary and earned a Bachelor and Master Degrees from Marywood […]

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Angelica Ionescu

 Angelica Ionescu November 29, 2013   Angelica Ionescu, a resident of the Hill Section of Scranton, died early Friday morning in the Regional Hospital of Scranton. Born November 29, 1922 in Bucharest, Romania daughter of Constantin and Constanta was educated in Bucharest.   She was a member of the Annunciation Greek Orthodox Church. Her family includes a daughter […]

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Evelyn Searing

Evelyn Searing November 26, 2013 Celebration of Life Service: A celebration of life service will be held for Evelyn Yeager Searing on Saturday April 26th, 11:00am at St. Peters Evangelical Lutheran Church, 1000 Taylor Ave. Scranton. Evelyn passed into eternal life on November 26, 2013.  She was the wife of Albert L. Searing who passed […]

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Anna Kloss

Anna Kloss November 24, 2013 Anna Kloss, Petersburg section of Scranton, died Sunday in the Jewish Home of Eastern Pennsylvania after an illness.   Her husband is Ralph Kloss.  The couple had been married for 70 years. Born in Moosic, PA in 1921, she was the daughter of the late Frank and Maria Pfahler Brown.  She was a […]

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Marion Casterlin, RN

 Marion Casterlin, RN November 11, 2013 Marion Casterlin, RN Scranton died Monday November 11 in the Lewis/Gale Hospital, Salem, Virginia following an illness. Born in Scranton, she was the daughter of the late Everett A. and Lydia Jenkins Casterlin.   She was a graduate of West Scranton High School, class of 1940 as well as the […]

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Jane R. McDonald

Jane McDonald November 8, 2013 Jane McDonald, a life-long resident of the Green Ridge Section of Scranton died Wednesday  in the Jewish Home of Eastern Pa. in Scranton.   She was the widow of Brigadier General John E. McDonald.  The couple had been married for 66 years. Her given name was Veronica Genevieve Rita Hopkins, but […]

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Sally Kearney

Sally Kearney November 5, 2013   Catherine Sarah “Sally” Kearney, West Scranton, passed away Tuesday morning in the Moses Taylor Hospital after an illness.   She was the widow of Stewart P. Kearney who passed away in 2002.  The couple had been very happily married for 48 years.   Born at home, in Chinchilla, she was the daughter […]

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Joyce L. Lewis

 Joyce L. Lewis November 4, 2013   Joyce L. Lewis, Petersburg Section of Scranton, passed away Monday morning in Celtic Healthcare Hospice Community Care Inpatient Unit, Dunmore after an illness.   She was the widow of Willard R. Lewis who died in 1994. Born in Scranton, she was the daughter of the late Norman W. and May […]

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Robert A. Ferrerio

Robert A. Ferrerio November 1, 2013 Robert Ferrerio, Scranton, passed away Friday morning in the St. Mary Medical Center, Langhorne after a long illness with his beloved wife by his side.  His wife is the former Diane Davis.  The couple had been happily married for 41 years. Born in Carbondale, he was the  son of […]

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Jean L. Morris

 Jean L. Morris October 31, 2013   Jean L. Morris, lifelong resident of West Scranton, died Thursday morning at home after an illness.   Her husband was Arthur Morris who died in 1987.   Born in Scranton, she was the daughter of the late Fred and Lilah Shafer Zang.  She was a graduate of West Scranton High School.   […]

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