Elizabeth “Betty” Kane

Elizabeth O’Hara Kane, Moosic Lakes, died Monday morning at home following an illness. Her husband of 45 years was the late Frank T. Kane, DDS who passed away in 1993. Born in Scranton she was the daughter of the late George V and Cecelia Brady O’Hara.   She was a graduate of Marywood Seminary and Marywood […]

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Joseph Bisignani

            Joseph W. Bisignani, Sr., South Scranton, died Friday morning in the Mercy Hospital. His wife is the former Ethel Kizer.             Born in Scranton he was the son of the late Adam and Anna Cimino Bisgnani. He was educated in Scranton Schools. He was a devout Catholic and a member of St Ann’s Basilica. Prior to retirement he […]

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John C. Brennan, Sr.

           John C. Brennan, Sr., a resident of the Gino J. Merli Veterans Center, died early Wednesday morning after an illness. His wife was the former Dorothy Nardi died in 1993.             Born in Bayonne, NY he was a 1943 graduate of GAR High School and went on to earn certifications in electronics. Prior to retirement he […]

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Shirley Mae Zang

Shirley Mae Samuel Zang of Elmhurst Twp. died Thursday night at Community Medical Center after an illness. She was the widow of William C. Zang, who died in 2005. Born in Scranton, daughter of the late Fredrick and Maud Daugherty Samuel, she was a 1951 graduate of West Scranton High School. Before retirement, she had […]

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Paul J “Usus” Roche

           Paul J. “Usus” Roche, a lifelong resident of West Scranton, died Thursday morning in the Mercy Hospital Hospice Unit after an illness. His wife is the former Therese Gallagher.             Born in Scranton, son of the late Eugene M and Julia Murphy Roche. He attended the former St. Ann’s High School. He was a member of St. Ann’s […]

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Nancy O’Malley Speicher

  Nancy O’Malley Speicher, 84, died peacefully Friday at Moses Taylor Hospital. She and her adoring husband, Jerry Speicher, who died in 1999, were married Oct. 12, 1946, in Scranton. Born May 7, 1926, in Pittston, daughter of the late Vincent and Grace Leonard O’Malley, Nancy graduated from Scranton Central High School and Lackawanna Junior […]

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Grace H. Johns

          Grace H. Johns, Scranton, died Thursday night in the Burlington Woods Manor after an illness. She was the widow of Frank Johns who passed away in 2002. The couple had been married 63 years.             Born in Allentown, She was the daughter of the late Robert and Helen Christ Helriegel. She was a graduate of the Scranton […]

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Sandrea Ann Maxson

           Sandrea Ann Maxson, Covington Twp., died early Wednesday morning in the VNA Hospice Inpatient Unit at the Community Medical Center after a long battle with cancer.             Born October 25, 1951 in Scranton she was the daughter of Warren W. Maxson Scranton and the late Phyllis Ann Jones Maxson. She was educated in Scranton schools […]

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Atty. James J. Haggerty

Attorney James J. Haggerty of Dunmore died Tuesday in Naples, Fla. His wife is the former Cecelia Lynett. The couple would have celebrated 45 years of marriage on Feb. 19. Born in Scranton, son of the late James J. and Margaret Kearney Haggerty Cummings, he was a graduate of Scranton Preparatory School, the College of […]

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Susan F. Matthews, PhD

  Susan F. Mathews, Ph.D., of Dalton, died Wednesday in the Hospice Community Care Center, after an illness. Her husband is Edward Mathews, Ph.D. Born Oct. 7, 1958, in Portland, Maine, she was the daughter of June Marquis Fournier and the late Norman Fournier of Maine. She earned a bachelor’s degree from St. Anselm College […]

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