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Paul V. Peters, Sr.

 Paul V. Peters, Sr., a resident of the Gino J. Merli Northeast Veterans Center, died Sunday.   His wife is the former Patricia Ann Thompson who died in February of 2013. He was born in Wilmington, DE and was the son of the late Vincent and Eva Nelson Peters.  Paul was a gradaute of the […]

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Cheryl McNichols

Cheryl McNichols August 19, 2013   Cheryl McNichols, Taylor, died Monday evening in the VNA Hospice at the Geisinger Community Medical Center after an illness.    She was born in Scranton, daughter of Marion Atkinson Hanis of Taylor and the late Louis T. Hanis.  She was educated in Scranton Public Schools.  Cheryl was of the Catholic faith.    The […]

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Ellen D. James

Ellen D. James August 15, 2013   Ellen D. James, 93, formerly of West Scranton, died Thursday morning in the MidValley Health Care Center, Peckville.  Her husband of 63 years at the time of his death in 2003 was Trevor James. Born in Scranton, she was the daughter of the late Hector and Dusha Lloyd […]

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William J. Thomas

William J. Thomas August 14, 2013   William J. Thomas, West Scranton, died early Wednesday morning in the VNA Hospice at the Geisinger Community Medical Center after an illness. Born in Scranton,  he was the son of the late William J. and Elsie Krager Thomas.  He was a graduate of West Scranton High School.   Prior […]

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Leslie Edward Williams, Sr.

Leslie Edward Williams, Sr. July 28, 2013 Leslie Edward Williams, Sr. of Scranton died peacefully Sunday at Geisinger Wyoming Valley Medical Center surrounded by his loving family after a brief illness. His wife is the former Nancy Zimmerman. Born in Scranton, son of the late David and Dorothy Williams, he was a graduate of the former  Scranton […]

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Marcella Marsh

Marcella Marsh July 28, 2013   Marcella Marsh, 66, a resident of the Hill Section of Scranton, died early Sunday morning at home after being stricken ill.  Born in Dunmore, she was the daughter of the late John L and Ruth Sumpter McHugh.  She attended the former Chapel School and was a graduate of the […]

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John “Jack” Slater

John H. Slater July 24, 2013   John “Jack” Slater, West Scranton, died Wednesday morning in the Hospice Community Care Inpatient Unit after an illness. Born in Scranton, he was the son of the late Franklin and Frances Slater.  He was a graduate of West Scranton High School and attended the Jackson Street Baptist Church.  […]

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Mark Edward Muro

Mark Edward Muro July 13, 2013   Mark Edward Muro, Scranton, died Saturday at home. Born 1991 in Scranton, he was the son of Susan Smith Muro of Scranton and the late Ronald G. Muro who died in 2005.  He was a 2009 graduate of Scranton High School, attended Lackawanna College and was currently attending […]

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Marilyn Jeanne Eli

 Marilyn Jeanne Eli July 8, 2013   Marilyn Jeanne Eli of Scranton died Monday July 8th at the Jewish Home of Eastern Pennsylvania with her family at her side.   Marilyn was born in Scranton on January 1, 1930 to the late Roland and Margaret Roll Sickler. She graduated from St. Cecelia’s Academy, Scranton, she […]

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Connie DePietro

Connie DePietro July 7, 2013 Connie DePietro, Scranton, died Sunday July 7, 2013 in the VNA Hospice Inpatient Unit at the Geisinger Community Medical Center after an illness.  His wife of 55 years is the former Erma Mangiacarne. He was born in Scranton, son of the late James and Mary DeMatteo DePietro and was educated […]

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