Obituaries

Ruth H. Jones

Ruth H. Jones, 98, West Scranton and Ruskin Florida passed away early Saturday morning in Clarks Summit Senior Living where she had been residing.  She was the widow of Earl W. Jones who passed away in 2014. Born May 17, 1925 in Scranton, she was the daughter of the late Walter and Martha Davis Healey.  […]

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Frances (Fran) M. Podhany

Frances (Fran) M. Podhany, 93, a resident of The Pines Senior Living in Clarks Summit and formerly of Long Island, NY, passed away Sunday morning, June 18th at Marywood Heights Nursing Home, Scranton. Her husband of 54 years, Michael (Mike) J. Podhany passed away in 2009. Born in Bayonne, NJ, she was the daughter of […]

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Barbara Roberts

Barbara Roberts, East Mountain section of Scranton, passed away Thursday morning at the home of her daughter Debbie after an illness.   She was the widow of Daniel G. Roberts, Sr. who passed away in 2002. Born in Scranton, she was the daughter of the late Edward J. Sr. and Mary Elizabeth Pfaff Golo and was […]

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Rev. Eugene J. Barber, SJ

    The Rev. Eugene J. Barber, SJ, a priest for over 60 years, died Sunday, June 11, 2023, in Arica, Chile, South America. Born in Scranton on June 12, 1932, son of the late John T. and Mary Vanston Barber, he attended Nativity elementary school and Scranton Prep, both in Scranton, PA.  Entering the Jesuit Novitiate in […]

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Rosemary Ann Manko

Rosemary Manko, Scranton, passed away early Wednesday morning in the Geisinger Community Medical Center after an illness.  She was the widow of John Manko who passed away in 2012.  The couple had been married 29 years. Born 1948 in Scranton, Rosemary was the daughter of the late George Karsnak and Mabel Karsnak Kosh and stepdaughter of Ted […]

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Cheryl Mary Evans

Cheryl Mary Evans, West Scranton, passed away early Sunday morning in the Allied Services Hospice Center after an illness.  Her husband is Robert Edward Evans. She was born in Scranton and was a graduate of North Pocono High School.  Cheryl had been employed at both Hadden Craftsmen and Paper Magic as an editor. Cremation at […]

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John “Jack” Lovering

Mr. John “Jack” Lovering, Scranton, passed away Monday in the Mountain View Care and Rehabilitation Center in Scranton after an illness. Born July 15, 1927, in Scranton, he was the only child of the late Walter and Marguerite Phillips Lovering. Prior to his retirement, John lived in Brooklyn, New York and spent 35 years as […]

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Evelyn Templeton

Evelyn Templeton, Blooming Grove Twp., passed away April 29th in the Geisinger Community Medical Center after an illness. Services and interment will be private and at the convenience of the family.

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Fulgenzio “Tony” Nicolini

Fulgenzio “Tony” Nicolini, 83, who was most recently of South Abington but previously a longtime resident of Cape Coral, FL, passed away Friday evening.  He was in the presence of his devoted wife Judith, loving daughter Eugenia, and beloved son in law Tom while in supportive care of Allied Hospice services.  Born in Paterson, NJ, […]

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Marguerite “Peggy” Ludwig, RN

Marguerite “Peggy” Ludwig, RN, Scranton, passed away Sunday in the St. Mary’s Villa Nursing Home where she was a resident. Born 1936 in Scranton, she was the only child of the late Harry and Gertrude Scott Ludwig.  Peggy was a graduate of the former Scranton Central High School and Mercy Hospital School of Nursing.  She […]

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