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William Thomas Flynn

William Thomas Flynn, Hill Section of Scranton, passed away early Tuesday morning in the VA Medical Center, Wilkes Barre.  His wife was the former JoAnne Swetter.   At the time of her passing the couple was married 55 years.   Born 1935 in Scranton, he was the son of the late William Frances and Anna Clark Flynn. Educated in […]

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David X. Evans, Jr.

David X. Evans, Jr., Odenton, Maryland, formerly of Scranton, passed away June 20, 2022 under the care of the Hospice of the Chesapeake in Maryland.  His wife is Toy Evans. Born 1958 in Scranton, he was the son of Rita Mae Novitskas Evans of Clarks Summit and the late David X. Evans, Sr.   Educated in […]

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Robert A. Reese, Jr.

Robert A. Reese, Jr, of Scranton, passed away on June 13, 2022 at home. Born in Scranton, he was the son of the late Robert A. and Thelma M. Grahamer – Reese. He was a graduate of Scranton Technical High School and Mansfield State University. Prior to retirement, he was a longtime employee of Tobyhanna […]

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Elizabeth “Betty” Dutko

It is with great sadness that we announce the death of our mother, Elizabeth “Betty” Dutko, on June 1, 2022 after being stricken ill. Daughter of the late John and Mary Slevich Dutko, who immigrated from the Ukraine, she was born and raised in “The Patch” section of Dunmore. She spent summers during her childhood working […]

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Suzanne L. “Suzie” Woodyatt

Suzanne L. Woodyatt, “Suzie”, Scranton, passed away peacefully Saturday night after a hard fought battle with cancer. Born in Scranton, she was the daughter of the late Vincent Paul Brust, Sr and Ruth Saunders Brust.  Suzie graduated from Cathedral High School and Marywood University.  Prior to her retirement she was employed by Allied Services for […]

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Dorothy Driscoll Gallagher

Dorothy Driscoll Gallagher, 98, Minooka, passed away Thursday morning in the Linwood Nursing and Rehabilitation Center with her family by her side.   She was the widow of John Gallagher who passed away in 1995. Born September 25, 1923 in Scranton, she was the daughter of the late Eugene and Marjorie Langan Driscoll.   Dorothy was a […]

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Jean Hessmiller

Jean Hessmiller of Dunmore died Monday morning at Geisinger Community Medical Center following an illness. Born in Scranton, daughter of the late Donald and Janet Hawley Hatcher, she was a graduate of Scranton Central High School. Grammanini, as she was known to her grandkids, family, and friends was a unique, fun-loving woman and a selfless […]

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Marie Enkulenko

Marie Enkulenko of Scranton died Sunday morning following a brief illness. Her husband was the late George Enkulenko who died in 2021. Born in Scranton, daughter of the late Biagio and Florence Grippo Maglioli, she was a graduate of Scranton Central High School and was of the Catholic faith. She had been employed by Bank […]

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John F. (Jack) Egan

John F. Egan (Jack), of the Green Ridge Section of Scranton, PA formerly of Mendham, NJ joined his beloved wife, Kathy, in eternal life on May 13, 2022.  Born in West Orange, NJ on July 25, 1925, Jack was the oldest child of the late John and Ellen Egan. He attended Our Lady of the […]

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Sharon Waltz Garvey

Sharon Waltz Garvey from Scranton PA and previously from Camillus NY died Thursday, May 12th at Regional Hospital in Scranton after complications from type 1 diabetes and a deteriorating heart condition. She was born on July 3rd, 1943 in Scranton, PA. She was proceeded in death by her parents Edwin Otto Waltz and Audrey Waltz […]

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