Edward P. McGraw

 Edward P. McGraw, West Scranton, died early Thursday morning in the Hospice of the Sacred Heart Inpatient Unit after an illness. Born in Scranton in 1951, Edward was the son of the late James and Grace Pease McGraw.  He was educated in Scranton schools and graduated from Scranton Central High School in 1969. He attended […]

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Robert C. Emery

 Robert C. Emery, 77, died Monday at the Gino J. Merli Veterans Center.   His wife, the former Barbara Thompson, preceded him in death. Born in Philadelphia, he was a retired quality control technician for a private contractor overseeing various nuclear power plants.  Robert was a four year veteran of the United States Air Force and […]

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Joseph G. DeSanto

Joseph G. DeSanto, Throop, formerly of the Hill Section of Scranton, died Thursday afternoon at home following an illness.  His wife is Elizabeth Bukavich Masaitis DeSanto.   His first wife was the former Mary Vazquez who died in 1986. Born 1931 in Scranton, he was the son of the late Salvatore and Mary P. Caterina DeSanto.   […]

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Edward Gething

Edward W. Gething, Petersburg Section of Scranton, died Wednesday morning in the Geisinger Community Medical Center after complications from surgery.  His wife of 42 years is the former Rosemary Lavin.Born 1932 in Reading, he was the son of the late Elizabeth Parry Gething and Edward Gething.   He was a graduate of West Scranton High School.  He was […]

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Karri Lynn Lee

Karri Lynn Lee, Scranton, died Wednesday surrounded by her loving and devoted family in the Geisinger Community Medical Center after being stricken ill at home.  Born December 8, 1981 in Scranton, she was the daughter of Karen S. Collins and granddaughter of Betty J. Lee.  She was a graduate of Scranton High School and the […]

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Ruth Hennigan Gerrity

Ruth Hennigan Gerrity, 66, Moosic Lakes, Jefferson Twp., died Wednesday morning in the Hospice of the Sacred Heart Inpatient Unit after an illness.   She was the widow of Patrick F. Gerrity, who died April 27, 2014. Born December 15, 1949 in Scranton, she was the daughter of the late Francis R. “Bud” and Alice McNulty […]

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Brooke Hughes

Brooke Hughes, 18, of Scranton, died Tuesday December 6th Mt. Pocono after injuries suffered in an automobile accident. Born December 19, 1997, in Scranton she was the daughter of Rita Bonczkiewicz Hughes of Scranton and the late Michael Gerard Hughes who died in 1997.   Brooke was currently a junior at West Scranton High School.  She […]

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Grace Clark

 Grace Gavin Clark, 100, died Saturday, December 3, 2016 in the comfort of her home in Asheville, NC. Born in Scranton, PA, eldest child of the late James and Grace Kearney Gavin, she moved to North Carolina in 2012. Prior to retirement she worked in retail clothing sales in Scranton.  She handled ship specifications and […]

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Richard K. Secor

Richard K. Secor, a lifelong resident of the Hill section of Scranton, died Friday night in the Jewish Home of Eastern Pennsylvania from complications of dementia.   His wife of 46 years is the former Ann Jordan. Born in Scranton in 1943, he was the son of the late Willard and Helen Wydra Secor.  He was […]

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Jude R. Portanova

Jude R. Portanova, a resident of the Golden Living Center, died Thursday morning after a long illness. Born 1962 in Scranton, he was the son of the late Thomas and Concetta “Blanche” DePietro Portanova.  He attended Dunmore Schools.  He and his mother always had a special bond and the family takes great comfort in the […]

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