Obituaries

The Reverend Lester E. Stephenson, Jr.

The Reverend Lester E Stephenson, Jr., 76, Scranton passed away Tuesday morning in the Hospice of the Sacred Heart Inpatient Unit, Dunmore. His wife of 41 years is Ruth Ann Meeson. Born September 29, 1946, in Reading, he was the son of Marian Brown Stephenson and the late Lester E Stephenson.  He attended Reading Public […]

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Lawrence T. Kochis, Jr.

Lawrence T. Kochis, Jr., Taylor, formerly of Scranton, passed away Tuesday morning in the Geisinger Community Medical Center after an illness.  His wife of 43 years is the former Ann Wheeler. Born 1954 in Dunmore, he was the son of the late Lawrence T. Sr and Sarah “Sally” Featherby Kochis and was educated in Dunmore […]

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Joseph “Zeke” Kazista

Joseph (Zeke) Kazista, 77, of Roaring Brook Twp., peacefully passed away Wednesday at Geisinger Community Medical Center, Scranton, surrounded by his loving family. His wife is the former Jane Politofski. Born in Old Forge, he was the son of the late George and Anna Kazista. He was a graduate of Old Forge High School, Class […]

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Ethel Kizer Bisignani

Ethel Kizer Bisignani, a resident of the Linwood Manor, passed away Monday evening after an illness. She was the widow of Joseph Bisignani Sr. who passed away in 2011. Born in Scranton, she was the daughter of the late Joseph and Pearl Cowell Kizer. She was a waitress at various restaurants primarily at Shookey’s Deli. […]

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Zena Homko Kapelan

Monday, 18May1931 – Thursday, 13Oct2022 Zena Homko Kapelan, 91 years young, passed away in her home with her children by her side. She lived in the West Mountain section of Scranton and was the widow of John Kapelan, Sr., whom she was married to for 57 years.   Born in 1931 in Scranton, she was the daughter of the late Vladimir and Mary Skasko Homko.  She was a graduate of West […]

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Margaret “Peggy” Boland

Margaret “Peggy” Boland, RN, 80, from the Green Ridge section of Scranton, passed away suddenly, Sunday afternoon at home, after being stricken ill.  She was the wife of the late Patrick J. Boland, who passed away in 2011. At the time of his passing, the couple had been happily married for 43 years.  Born in […]

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Rebecca Lee Evans

Rebecca Lee Evans, 44, Florida, formerly of Scranton, died due to sudden and unexpected complications of a chronic illness September 10, 2022 at her home in Ft Lauderdale, Florida.    Born May 22,1978 in Scranton, she was the daughter of Deborah Rohulich McLean and her husband Thomas of Boynton Beach, Florida.   She was a 1996 graduate […]

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Edward Kelly

Edward Kelly, Scranton, passed away late Friday in the Hospice of the Sacred Heart Inpatient Unit surrounded by his family after an illness.  His wife is the former Margie Bennie. Born 1970 in Scranton, he was the son of the late Albert Kelly and Alice Kuchwara Kelly.  He attended Holy Rosary School and was a […]

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Brian Joseph Weller

Brian Joseph Weller, Hamlin, passed away late Saturday night in the Allied Services Hospice Center after an illness. Born August 11, 1962 in Scranton he was the son of Elizabeth “Claire” Rurant Weller of West Scranton and the late Gerald J Weller, Sr. He was a 1980 graduate of West Scranton High School and was […]

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Jane O’Brien McLaughlin

On Saturday morning, Jane passed away in her sleep with her husband of 52 years at her side.  She spent her final moments in comfort at the Inpatient Unit of the Hospice of the Sacred Heart in Dunmore.  Jane, a lifelong resident of Scranton, was 74 when she lost her hard-fought battle with Amyloidosis. She […]

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