Nicole Rusyn Lutz

Nicole Rusyn Lutz

October 18, 2021

Nicole Lutz, Olyphant, passed away on October 18, 2021 after a brief illness.  She was the wife of Dwayne R. Lutz, who died in 2016.

Born in Scranton, she was the daughter of Nicholas Rusyn and the late Rose Marie Fabian Rusyn.  She was a graduate of Scranton Preparatory High School and earned a Bachelor of Science from the University of Scranton.  She was a member of the Blessed Sacrament Parish in Throop. She had been employed by Harper Collins Publishers, Moosic.

Nicole loved helping others, but most of all, she cherished the time she spent with her family, especially her daughter.  Nicole is survived by her daughter Megan Lutz of Olyphant;  step son Jeremy Lutz of West Scranton;  granddaughter Isabella Lutz;  sisters Lori Lambert and husband John of New Jersey and Luane Rusyn of Dupont; a brother Nicholas Rusyn of Dickson City; and a  niece Ashley Lambert.

A Blessing Service will be held  Sunday at 3pm in the Vanston and James Funeral Home 1401 Ash St Scranton by. Friends may call from 1pm until time of the Blessing.   

Interment, private at the convenience of the family.

In lieu of flowers, donations to help cover medical expenses are appreciated. 

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  1. Shirley Toloso

    Such a beautiful soul to leave this earth much too soon. Nicole was a kind, gentle person. I am so very sorry for her loss, to her family. God bless you all and may Nicole rest in peace.

  2. Denise Calloway

    My heart is broken for Nicole’s family. She was sweet kind hearted person. Taken too soon. Thoughts are with the family. 🙏

    RIP Nicole

  3. Deb Evans

    I am so sorry for your loss. Nicole was such a wonderful person. She will be missed. God Bless.

  4. Bill Harrity

    Very sorry to hear about her passing.. She was a kind and friendly person.

  5. Dawn & Leon Kneller

    We are so very sorry to hear of her passing. Nicole always had a smile and a kind word for you here at work, she will be missed. Her family will be in our thoughts and prayers.

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