Edward F. Occhipinti

Edward F. Occhipinti, East Scranton, died late Thursday in the Regional Hospital of Scranton after an illness.  His wife of 61 years is the former Rosemary McCauley. Born in Scranton, he was the son of Anthony and Florence Magnotta Occhipinti.  He was a graduate of Scranton Technical High School and went on to earn a […]

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Thomas W. “Tucker” Ward

Thomas W. “Tucker” Ward, 90, West Scranton, died Tuesday in the Scranton Healthcare Center after an illness.  His wife is the former Arlene Miller.  The couple would have been married 68 years in June. Born in Scranton, he was the son of the late Jacob and Gertrude Morris Ward.  He retired as a courier for […]

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Paul Tadieski

Paul Tadieski, Clarks Summit, died Late Wednesday in the Geisnger Medical Center, Danville after an illness. Born 1946 in Scranton he was the son of the late Stanley, Sr and Sally Haduck Tadieski.   He was educated in Scranton Public Schools.   Paul had worked for the former Marjol Battery in Throop.   He was of the Catholic […]

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Charles (Chick) H. Reese

Charles (Chick) H. Reese, 92, of Scranton, passed peacefully on April 16th, Easter morning, surrounded by his family at Riverside Rehabilitation and Nursing Center. He was the widower of Lois J. Reese, who died June 15, 2015. The couple had been married for sixty years.  Chick lovingly recounted meeting Lois (his girl), for the first time. She and her sister sang at […]

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John S. Rohulich

John S. Rohulich, Greentown, died Tuesday evening at the home of his sister in Uniondale after an illness.  His companion of over 30 years is Sylvia Arcesi of S. Wavery, NY. Born 1953 in Peckville, he was the son of the late John and Bessie Reynolds Rohulich.   He was a graduate of Dunmore High School […]

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Lindsay O’Rourke Doherty

Lindsay O’Rourke Doherty died Sunday at Geisinger Community Medical Center.  She is survived by her husband of 10 years, James A. Doherty, III, and their three children, James IV, Kathryn, and Paige. Born in Washington, DC on September 21, 1980, she was the daughter of Vincent and Bonny O’Rourke of Holden, MA.  She graduated from […]

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Joan Bonczkiewczi Schlacter

 Joan Bonczkiewicz Schlacter, a longtime resident of Allied Skilled Nursing Facility, Scranton, died Wednesday night in the facility after an illness.   She was the widow of her first husband John Bonczkiewicz who died in 1984 and her second husband John Schlacter who died in 2008.   Born 1940 in Taylor, she was the daughter […]

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Donald Patrick Keenan

Donald Patrick Keenan of Exeter, PA passed away Thursday morning at Celtic Hospice in Wilkes-Barre after an illness. Don was born in Scranton in August 1944.  He was a graduate of the Scranton Central High School and in 1966 earned a degree in English from the University of Scranton.  Don’s artistic talent afforded him a […]

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Patricia Ratchford

Due to the terrible weather the viewing has been moved to the Church of St. Gregory.   The viewing will be Wednesday from 4-7pm in the Church of St. Gregory 330 N. Abington Rd. Clarks Green. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Thursday at 10am in the Church of St. Gregory. All attending are […]

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Sarah “Sally” Bird

Sarah “Sally” Bird, Clarks Summit, passed away Tuesday evening in the Moses Taylor Hospital after an illness.   She was the widow of Donald E. Bird, Sr. who passed away in 1976. Born in Scranton, she was the daughter of the late Otto and Katherine Weber.   She was a devoted member of the Church of Christ, […]

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