Obituaries

Carole Cook Wright

Carole Cook Wright died peacefully on Monday, January 13 after a six year struggle with the consequences of gastroesophageal cancer and a courageous response to multiple myeloma for the last two years.  She was born to Margaret Mullen Cook and John Carroll Cook on November 7, 1939 in Flourtown, PA. She attended parochial school in […]

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Sheppard Williams

Sheppard Williams, 95 of Scranton, PA passed away peacefully early Tues. morning at Hospice of the Sacred Heart, he & his wife the former Marie De Stefano would have celebrated their 70th wedding anniversary on June 1. Born to Samuel and Verona Williams, Shep attended WSHS leaving in 1943, his senior year to enlist in […]

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Pauline Gulas

Pauline Gulas, Minersville, passed away early Tuesday morning in the Mountain View Care Center, Scranton, where she was a resident.  She was the widow of Lawrence C. Gulas who passed away in 2004. Born in Primrose, PA, she was the daughter of the late John and Anna Shimsky.  Pauline was a graduate of the Minersville […]

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Joshua Lee Litzenbauer

Joshua Lee Litzenbauer,26, of Scranton died unexpectedly in a car accident early Sunday morning.  He spent most of his life in northeast PA surrounded by his loving family.  Joshua possessed an incredible gift for making people smile & laugh and also had a big heart that would always help others in need. Joshua’s hobbies included […]

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Ralph H. Miller

Ralph H. Miller, Scranton, died Wednesday in the Lackawanna Health and Rehab Center. Born October 2, 1929 in Scranton, he was the son of the late Ralph and Elizabeth Edwards Miller.   Educated in Scranton schools, Ralph went on to work for many years at the former Art Douglass Children’s Shoe Store. Surviving are his niece […]

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James J. McGurrin

James J. McGurrin, 74, of Clarks Summit, formerly of West Scranton, passed away unexpectedly Friday after being stricken ill. His wife and best friend of 51 years is the former Dolores “Dolly” McDonough. Born in Scranton, he was the son of the late James and Ann Cawley McGurrin. He attended Scranton Technical High School and […]

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Claude A. Townsend, Sr.

Claude A. Townsend Sr., 68, of Peckville, died Wednesday morning at Dunmore Health Care Center. Born in Chinchilla Pa, he was the son of the late Robert and Ethel Henningsen Townsend. Prior to his illness he was employed for over 25 years at Lou’s pizza in Olyphant. Claude lived life to the fullest and was […]

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William “Bill” Mahady

William ” Bill” Mahady, 71, of Scranton, died Monday evening at the Allied Services Inpatient Hospice Unit surrounded by his loved ones. Born in Scranton, he was the son of the late William and Mary Petrow Mahady. He was a graduate of Scranton Central High School and went on to receive an accounting degree from […]

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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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