Obituaries

Edward Jones

Edward Jones July 6, 2013 Edward Jones, 87, of East Scranton died Saturday morning at the Jewish Home of Eastern Pennsylvania following an illness. His wife was the former Ann Orr who died in 1977. Born in Scranton, son of the late Joseph and Sarah Harris Jones, he was a retired owner of Ed’s Market […]

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David Coyle

David Coyle June 29, 2013 David Coyle, 32, Dunmore, died unexpectedly Saturday in Bucks County Born in Scranton, he was the son of Richard and Mary Ann Jason Coyle of Dunmore.   He was a graduate of Dunmore High School class of 2000. He attended the Pennsylvania College of  Technology and Pennsylvania State University Worthington Scranton Campus.   He […]

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Elizabeth “Betty’ Koelsch

Elizabeth “Betty” Koelsch June 23, 2013   Elizabeth “Betty” Koelsch, formerly of Scranton, a resident of Greenville, SC where she had lived with her son and daughter in law for over seven years went to be with the Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on June 23.  She was the widow of Joseph Michael Koelsch. Mrs. […]

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James P. Orr, Sr.

James P. Orr, Sr. June 10, 2013 James P. Orr, Sr., 61, a life long resident of Dunmore died Monday evening at home surrounded by his family after an illness. His wife of 42 years is the former Kathleen Graham. Born on July 2, 1951 in Scranton, son of the late Donald and Agnes McGinley Orr, […]

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Ann M. Nappi

Ann M. Nappi June 6, 2013 Ann Nappi, a resident of the Holy Family Residence, formerly of West Scranton, died Thursday afternoon in the residence.  She was the widow of August G. Nappi who died in 1981. She was born in Scranton, daughter of the late Joseph and Nellie O’Shea.  She was educated in Scranton […]

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Joan Jones

Joan Jones May 31, 2013 Joan Jones, a resident of the ManorCare Health System-Kingston died late Friday in the manor.  Her husband is Thomas J. Jones of Forty Fort.  The couple celebrated their 61st wedding anniversary on May 17th. Born in Scranton, she was the daughter of the late William and Myrtle Davis Evans.  She […]

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Henry M. Miller

Henry M. Miller May 28, 2013 Henry M. Miller, a lifelong resident of the Pinebrook section of Scranton, died early Tuesday morning after an illness in the Golden Living Center, Scranton. Born in Scranton, he was the son of the late Moses W. and Cecilia McAndrew Miller.  He attended the Mary, Mother of God Parish […]

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Francis J. Vanston

Francis J. Vanston May 12, 2013 Francis J. Vanston, 90, West Scranton, died early Sunday morning in the Commonwealth Inpatient Hospice Unit at the Regional Hospital after a brief illness.  His wife is the former Madelyn Sine.  The couple would have been married 66 years on June 14th.  Born 1923 in Scranton, he was the […]

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Vincent Paul Brust

Vincent Paul Brust, 96, died on April 29th 2013 in the house in which he was born on Harrison Avenue, Scranton, Pa. on November 13, 1916.  His wife of 67 years is Ruth Saunders Brust. His parents built the house in 1899 where, Vince, the 8th of 8 children, was born. He had made it clear in his […]

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Donald H. Biel, Sr.

 Donald H. Biel, Sr. April 22, 2013 Donald H. Biel, Sr. Scranton, died early Monday morning in the Allied Skilled Nursing Facility.  His wife is the former Cathy Pethrick. Born in Scranton, he was the son of the late Fred and Margaret Watkins Biel.  He was the owner of Biel’s Light Bulbs in South Scranton.  […]

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