Obituaries

Andrew J. Jarbola, Jr.

Andrew J. Jarbola, Jr., Scranton, died Wednesday afternoon in the Hospice of the Sacred Heart Inpatient Unit, after an illness.  Born September 10, 1935 he was the son of the late Andrew, Sr. and Mary Yardchick Jarbola.  Andy was a graduate of Scranton Technical High School.  Subsequently, he married his high school sweetheart Catherine “Kay” […]

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Pauline Ruby

Pauline Ruby of Scranton died Sunday morning at the Allied Services Hospice Center, Scranton following an illness. Her Husband, Paul J. Ruby, Jr, FD., passed away in February 2012. Born in Dunmore, she was the daughter of the late George and Anna Semanko Dunda. She was graduate of Dunmore High School. Prior to retirement, She […]

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Marian Bailey

Marian E. Bailey, West Scranton, passed away Thanksgiving afternoon in the Sacred Heart Inpatient Unit after an illness.  She was the wife of Earl W. Bailey. Born 1936 in Franklin, NY, she was the daughter of the late Ronald and Elizabeth McNeilly Thompson and was of the Baptist faith.  Prior to her retirement she had […]

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Marion Barhight

Marion E. Barhight, Carbondale, passed away Friday at home.  She was married to Walter J. Barhight.  The couple married in 1951. Born 1931 in Carbondale, she was the daughter of the late Morss and Olive Fletcher Morgan and was a graduate of the Benjamin Franklin High School, Carbondale.  Marion was a member of the First […]

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Thelma Mae Wheeler

Thelma Mae Lewis Wheeler, West Scranton and Lake Sheridan, went home to be with the Lord on Tuesday evening at the home of her daughter Sally Zemek in Mississippi.    She was the widow of Thomas E. Wheeler.  The couple had been married for 49 years. Born 1926 in Scranton, she was the daughter of the late […]

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Roanne “Ro” Rayner

Roanne “Ro” Ruth Rayner, of Wilkes – Barre, passed away on Tuesday, October 29, 2019. Born in Scranton on January 11, 1956 to the late Robert and Esther Calderone Rayner, the family moved to Clarks Summit where she was a graduate of Abington Heights High School Class of 1973 and the York Academy of Arts where she completed […]

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Joseph Stanko

Joseph “Joe” Stanko, 66, Berwick, formerly of Scranton, passed away Friday at home after being stricken ill.  He is survived by his loving partner of 23 years, Bonnie Yagle. Born 1953 in Scranton, he was the son of Jean Laboranti Stanko and the late John Stanko.  He was a 1971 graduate of West Scranton High […]

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James A. Shea, Sr.

James A. Shea, Sr., 73, of South Gibson, passed away Sunday afternoon, September 29 in the Regional Hospital of Scranton after an illness. He recently celebrated 50 years of marriage to his loving wife, Lois on August 16. Born 1946 in Carbondale, he was the son of the late Harold and Ruth Machell Shea.  He […]

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David William Kapelan

David William Kapelan, 53, of Scranton died peacefully on Wednesday, September 25th at Hospice of the Sacred Heart, Dunmore, after a courageous battle with cancer. Born January 14, 1966 in Scranton, he was the son of Zena Homko Kapelan and the late John Kapelan, Sr.  David was a 1984 graduate of West Scranton High School […]

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Joanne Gerrity Gleason

Joanne Gerrity Gleason, Scranton, died Monday night in the Hospice of the Sacred Heart Inpatient Unit after an illness.  She was the widow of James “Jimmy” Gleason who died in 1991. Born in Philadelphia, she was the daughter of the late John and Ellen Miskell Gerrity.  She was a graduate of St. Paul’s High School […]

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