Kimberly Orr

Kim Orr, 52, Throop, died early Wednesday morning surrounded by family and friends at  Hospice of the Sacred Heart Inpatient Unit after an courageous year long battle with cancer. Born 1965 in Scranton, she is the wife of John Orr of Throop and  the daughter of the late Eugene and Phyllis Driesbach Oleski .  She was a […]

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Carolyn Baux

Carolyn Baux, a resident of the Allied Services Scranton Dormitory, died early Friday morning in the dormitory after an illness. Born 1937 in Scranton, she was the daughter of the late Joseph and Leona Urban Baux.  She was a member of St. Paul’s Roman Catholic Parish, Scranton. The family would like to thank the staff […]

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German Gonzalez

German Gonzalez, West Scranton, died Thursday at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania following complications from a heart transplant.   His companion is Dani Lowe Olfano. Born 1964 in Puerto Rico, he is the son of Carlos Gonzalez of Scranton and Lillian Cheveres Cheveres of Puerto Rico.  He was a graduate of the West Scranton […]

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Mabel L. Holmes

Mabel L. Holmes, Scranton, died early Sunday in the Geisinger Community Medical Center following a long illness.  Her husband of 47 years is Rufus Holmes. She was born in Farrell, PA and was raised in Scranton and was the daughter of the late Rev. Bernard N. Ross, the former pastor of the Bethel AME Church […]

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Richard “Dick” Woolsey

Richard “Dick” Woolsey passed peacefully into the arms of Jesus on June 17, 2017. He was born on September 19, 1937 in the Bronx, NY to Frederick and Helen Woolsey. Richard served in the U.S. Navy aboard the USS Lake Champlain in 1956-1957. He retired from working as a heating mechanic in NYC in 2000. […]

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Kathryn E. Johnson

Our amazing mother, Kathryn E. Johnson (nee Finnerty) died at the age of 94 on June 5 at St. Mary’s Villa Skilled Nursing facility, where she was a resident for several years. She was born on September 10, 1922, in Scranton, Pennsylvania.  A life-long Catholic and firm believer in heaven, she has been reunited with […]

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Lorraine Amelia Whitman

Lorraine Amelia Whitman, 90, died peacefully in her sleep on May 31, 2017 at Regents Park in Jacksonville, Florida.  Lorraine was born June 13, 1926 in Blakely, Pennsylvania, the daughter of William Chambers and Mary Elizabeth White Chambers.  She spent her childhood on the family farm in Chinchilla with her three siblings, the late Tennyson […]

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John D. “JD” James

John D. James (J.D.), 91, of South Abington Twp, passed away Sunday, May 28th at Willowbrook Assisted Living.  His wife of 67 years, Jean Sykes James, died May 10, 2016. Born in Scranton, PA, son of the late David and Elizabeth Evans James, he graduated from Scranton Central High School, Keystone College, and attended the […]

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Leo P. Higgins, Jr.

Leo P. Higgins Jr. of Scranton, passed away Tuesday evening at the Pavilion of the Holy Family Residence.  He was married to the former Marilyn McDonough Duffy.  The couple would have celebrated their 42nd anniversary on July 5th. Born January 25, 1932 in Scranton, “Butch”, as he was affectionately known, was the son of the […]

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Edith “Edie” Davis

Edith “Edie” Davis, West Scranton, died Monday in the Regional Hospital of Scranton after a brief illness. Born in Scranton, she was the daughter of the late Palmer and Elizabeth Clark Davis.   She was a graduate of West Scranton High School and prior to her retirement she was employed as an office clerk at the […]

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