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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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Robert E. Rayner, Sr.

Robert E. Rayner, Sr. Robert E. Rayner, Sr., went home to be with his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on March 14, 2013.  He was 87 years old.  Born February 16, 1926, in Scranton, PA, to Ernest and Anna Stender Rayner, he lived the early years of his life in the Petersburg section of Scranton […]

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Douglas Hart

Douglas E. Hart, 44, a resident of St. Joseph’s Center since 1972, died Wednesday morning at St. Joseph’s Center. Born March 8, 1969 in Mechanicsburg, he was the son of Jody Geiger, Mechanicsburg.  He was a member of the Our Lady of Mount Carmel Parish, Dunmore. Douglas enjoyed music, especially Christmas songs, children’s songs, country […]

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John Regan

John T. Regan, 99, Clarks Summit, formerly of Scranton, passed away peacefully on Tuesday.   He was surrounded by his loving family.  His wife, the former Jean Curtis, died in 1990. Born in Scranton on March 11, 1914, he was a son of the late John and Edith Jones Regan.  He graduated from Scranton Technical High […]

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Thomas Clinton Griffiths

Thomas Clinton Griffiths, 86 of Scranton died Monday evening at Mountain View Care Center in Moosic.  He is survived by his beloved wife Dorothy Lee Pilosi Griffiths with whom he celebrated their 50 year anniversary on March 24th,2012. Born in Scranton on March 12, 1926, son of the late Arja and Dorothy Greame Griffiths.  Tom attended West Scranton […]

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