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Hamilton E. Golden, Jr.

            Hamilton E. Golden, Jr., a resident of the Gino J. Merli Veteran Center, Scranton,  died June 29, 2012 in the center after an illness.  His wife was the former Rose Ann Morrone.             Hamilton was born March 15, 1923 in Doerun, Georgia.  He was the son of the late Hamilton […]

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Alice T. Nowell

Alice T. Nowell                       June 10, 2012               On Sunday, June 10, Alice Nowell joined her husband, William, in heaven.  The couple had been married 65 years.             Born in Salamanca, NY, Alice was the daughter of the late Leslie A and Freda Henry […]

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Elizabeth W. Reed

Elizabeth W. Reed May 30, 2012 Elizabeth W. Reed, West Scranton, died Wednesday evening in the Mountain View Care Center.  She was the widow of Robert C. Reed, Sr. who died in 2000. Born in Scranton, she was the daughter of the late Chester and Mary Giles Williams.  She was a graduate of the former […]

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Eugene Augustine Curtin, M.D.

Eugene Augustine Curtin, M.D., 82, of Clarks Green passed away on Monday evening at Scranton Regional Hospital.  He is survived by his wife of 56 years, Mary Jean McDonald Curtin. Gene was born and raised in Green Ridge, the son of the late Eugene Augustine Curtin, M.D. and Katharine Megargee Curtin.  He was a proud […]

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Ethel A. Pembridge

 Ethel A. Pembridge May 24, 2012   Ethel A. Pembridge, lifelong resident of Scranton, died Thursday night in the only home which she ever knew.  She was the widow of Kenneth Pembridge, Sr who died in 1992. She was born in Scranton, daughter of the late George B. and Maude E. Rex Aten.  She attended […]

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Jane P. Guzek

Jane P. Guzek May 14, 2012 Jane P. Guzek, Scranton, died early Monday morning in the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania after an illness. Raised in Taylor, she was the daughter of the late John and Mary Obal Praschak.  She was a graduate of the former Taylor High School and attended Northeast Institute.  She […]

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Gary “Buzz” Wilmarth

Gary “Buzz” Wilmarth May 9, 2012 Gary “Buzz” Wilmarth, 60, Scranton, died Wednesday in the Regional Hospital of Scranton after an illness. Born in Scranton, he was the son of the late David, Sr and Virginia Ferguson Wilmarth.  He was a graduate of the former Scranton Technical High School, Lackawanna College where he earned a […]

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Wilva Lydon

Wilva Lydon April 21, 2012             Wilva Lydon, Clarks Summit, died early Saturday morning the Hospice Community Care Inpatient Unit after a brief illness.  Her husband was the late Jack Lydon.             Born in Scranton she was the daughter of the late Edward and Agness Brizzell Morgan.  She was a graduate […]

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Audrey J. Powell

 Audrey J. Powell April 20, 2012            Audrey J. Powell, 79, West Scranton, died early Friday morning at the Allied Skilled Nursing facility.  Her husband of 56 years was William R Powell who died March 27, 2012.             Born in Scranton, she was the daughter of the late Arthur and Lila […]

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Ruth Lauretta Jones Bittenbender

Ruth Lauretta Jones Bittenbender April 18, 2012 Ruth Lauretta Jones Bittenbender, Clarks Summit, died Wednesday night in the Lackawanna Health Care and Rehab Center after an illness.  She was the beloved wife of Carl J. Bittenbender who died in 1990.             Born in Scranton, she was the daughter of the late Edward Jones and Laura […]

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