Barbara Ann Gilroy

Barbara Ann Gilroy, 85, South Scranton, died Friday October 20, 2023, following a brief illness. She was surrounded by family in presence and in spirit, in the care of Allied Services Hospice Center, Scranton. Barbara was born October 6, 1938, in Scranton. She was the daughter of the late Michael and beloved Anna Sawko-Pastelok and […]

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James Irving Wimsatt, Ph.D.

James Irving Wimsatt, Ph.D., 96, of Scranton and Austin, Texas, died early Sunday morning at his home in Scranton with his family at his side. His wife of 32 years is Rebecca Beal, Ph.D.Born in 1927 in Highland Park, Michigan, Dr. Wimsatt was the son of the late James Irving Wimsatt III and Rodman Hays […]

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Mary C. Devers

Mary C. Devers, Scranton, died Monday evening in the Geisinger Community Medical Center after an illness. Born Jan. 22, 1935 in Scranton, she was the last remaining child of the late Patrick and Mary McCarthy Devers. A lifelong resident of Scranton, Mary was educated in the Scranton School District, graduating in 1952. She earned her […]

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Vidyaben A. Patel

Vidyaben A. Patel, Scranton, formerly of India, passed away September 23, 2023 in the Geisinger Community Medical Center. Hindu Funeral Services will be held Tuesday September 26th at 11am in the Vanston and James Funeral Home 1401 Ash St. Scranton. Immediately following services in the funeral home, cremation service ceremony will take place in the […]

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Barbara A. Hawk

Barbara A. Hawk, 88, of Clarks Summit, passed away Tuesday, Sept. 12, at the Dunmore Health Care Center. Born in Pittsburgh, Pa., she was the daughter of the late Lee W. and Majorie H. Hale-Reid. She was a graduate of West Scranton High School class of 1953 and Keystone College class of 1955. Barbara began […]

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Cynthia “Cindy” Opalka

Cynthia “Cindy” Opalka, 65, Waymart, PA, passed from this mortal life on September 10, 2023.  While at her daughter’s home, in the care of Hospice of the Sacred Heart, she was surrounded by her loving family – especially Michael Opalka, her devoted husband of 45 years. Cynthia (Ferris) Opalka graduated from Lakeland High School, obtained her associate’s degree from […]

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Eileen M. Anneman

Eileen M. Anneman, North Scranton, passed away Thursday afternoon at her home surrounded by her loving family after a courageous battle with cancer.  She was the wife of Michael Anneman.  The couple had been married 40 years. Born 1959 in Scranton, she was one of the eleven children of the late John Leonard and Eileen […]

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Richard “Ricky” Miller

Richard “Ricky” Miller, Lake Ariel, passed away unexpectedly Thursday at his home. Born 1959 in Scranton, he was the son of the late Frank “Bumpy” and Romaine Miller and grew up in the Nativity section of Scranton. Surviving are his son Tyler Miller of Scranton; brothers Thomas Miller and his companion Ann Marie Scheller of […]

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Linda B. Meade

Linda B Meade, 53, of Lititz, PA passed away on Wednesday September 6, 2023 due to complications from cancer treatment. Born in Newark, New Jersey she was the daughter of Virginia Scheland and the late Joseph Scheland. Linda was a true fighter. She overcame many obstacles in life, including beating cancer twice.She was the kind […]

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Karen Lynn Straub

Karen Lynn Straub, 58, of Scranton passed away early Wednesday morning at the Dorms of Allied Services, after an illness.  Born in Perth Amboy, NJ, Karen was the daughter of the late Herbert T. and Mary Furey Straub. Karen was greatly loved by so many; especially by her family and those who provided her daily […]

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