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Ann Gavin

Ann Gavin, a resident of Holy Family Residence, died Tuesday morning at the residence. Born in Dunmore, she was the daughter of the late James and Anna Allman Gavin.   She was educated at St. Mary’s and St Paul’s School and was a member of St. Mary of Mt Carmel Church, Dunmore.   Prior to retirement she was […]

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James F. Merchant

 James F. Merchant January 17, 2013 James F. Merchant, 47, a resident of St. Joseph’s Center since 1977, died early Thursday morning in the Regional Hospital of Scranton. He was born in Philadelphia, son of Fran Martin of Vero Beach, Fl. and the late James Merchant.  In addition to his mother, James is survived by […]

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Thomas Maher

 Thomas J. Maher January 9, 2013               Thomas J. Maher, a resident of the Gino Merli Northeast Veteran Center, died Wednesday afternoon.  His widow is the former Hazel Gutgelsell.             Born in Philadelphia, he was the son of the late Arthur and Myrtle Maher.  Prior to retirement he had been employed as truck driver […]

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Nancy A. Mack

Nancy A. Mack, 68, a resident at the Holy Family Residence, Scranton, PA, formerly of Atlanta, GA and Butler, PA. died Wednesday at the residence.    Born May 22, 1944 in Butler, PA she was the daughter of the late M. Earl and Mary Louise Frey Mack.   She was a graduate of St. Paul’s […]

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John A. “Jack” Ford

John A. “Jack” Ford January 6, 2013 John A. “Jack” Ford, a proud lifelong resident of West Scranton died Sunday morning in the Regional Hospital of Scranton. Born in Scranton, he was the son of the late Anthony and Ann Marie Mulrooney Ford.  He was educated in Scranton public schools.    Jack was a devoted and […]

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Mary Wagner

Mary Gallagher Wagner, 85, Dunmore, died on Sunday morning January 6, 2013 at Hospice Community Care under the care of Hospice of the Sacred Heart.   She was the widow of Dr. Louis Wagner who died on September 28, 1996. Daughter of the late Michael and Bridget Peyton Gallagher, she was born in Scranton.  She […]

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Sr. Patrick Marie du Sacre Coeur Rooney

Sr. Patrick Marie du Sacré Coeur Rooney of the Little Sisters of the Poor died Monday evening at Holy Family Residence. Born Isabelle Mary Rooney in Albany, NY, daughter of the late Patrick Francis Rooney and Delia Kelly, she made her religious profession on June 12, 1945, at the Novitiate of the Little Sisters of […]

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Mary Kusy

MARY M. KUSY Mary Kusy,  93, a guest at Holy Family Residence, formerly of Lutherwood Community and a lifetime resident of South Side, passed away Saturday.  She was the widow of Julius S. Kusy, who died Oct. 24,1992. Born in Scranton on Sept. 9, 1919, she was the daughter of the late Peter and Mary […]

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John Lahotski

 John W. Lahotski December 12, 2012 John W. Lahotski, Peckville, died Wednesday at home after being stricken ill.  His wife is the former Muriel Howie. Born in Throop, son of the late Steven and Pauline Atchison Lahotski.  He was employed as the used truck sales manager for Sherwood Freightliner.  Also surviving are sons Steven of […]

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Joyce E. Megargle

Joyce E. Megargle December 11, 2012 Joyce E. Megargle, a resident of St. Mary’s Villa Residence, formerly of Paul Ave. Scranton, died early Tuesday morning.  She was the widow of Sheldon B. Megargle who died April 15, 2008. Born in 1935 in Scranton she was the daughter of the late George and Bertha Pabst Miller.  […]

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