Scranton Obituaries

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  • Saturday | via Pocono Record 

    Barbara A. Butler

    Born on Sept. 21, 1938, in Scranton, she was a daughter of the late Daniel and Helen Orloski.

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  • Friday Feb 27 | via The Citizens' Voice 

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    Don Sanderson talks about deceased business partner Nicholas Pyros. Photos of building jobs they worked on together adorn wall of his office.cv27sandersonp2Warren Ruda / The Citizens' Voice Nicholas Pyros, an architect who played a key role in redesigning downtown Wilkes-Barre's infrastructure after the flood of 1972 and helped save some historic buildings from demolition, died earlier this week following heart surgery.

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  • Friday Feb 27 | via The Times-Tribune 

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    Nicholas Pyros, an architect who played a key role in redesigning downtown Wilkes-Barre's infrastructure after the flood of 1972 and helped save some historic buildings from demolition, died earlier this week following heart surgery. He was 86. Mr. Pyros and his business partner Don Sanderson designed much of what is modern day Public Square, drawing up the plans for three office buildings - the Alltel, Bicentennial and Martz properties - constructed on lots cleared due to the devastating flood.

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  • Friday Feb 27 | via The Citizens' Voice 

    Designing a legacy: Architect who helped renovate W-...

    Don Sanderson talks about deceased business partner Nicholas Pyros. Photos of building jobs they worked on together adorn wall of his office.cv27sandersonp2Warren Ruda / The Citizens' Voice Nicholas Pyros, an architect who played a key role in redesigning downtown Wilkes-Barre's infrastructure after the flood of 1972 and helped save some historic buildings from demolition, died earlier this week following heart surgery.

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  • Friday Feb 20 | via NorthJersey.com 

    Obituary: Florence Fisher, 87, of Clifton

    Born in Scranton, Pa., Mrs. Fisher moved to Clifton in 1962. She was an electronics inspector for Superior Electronic, Clifton, and then worked for Keystone Camera, Clifton, for eight years before retiring.

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  • Monday Feb 16 | via The News Journal 

    Joan Houser Hagenbach

    Born in Scranton, PA on January 29, 1928, Joan was a daughter of the late Earl Burnett Houser, Sr. and Dorothy Houser.

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  • Friday Feb 13 | via The Times-Tribune 

    Brudnicki Memorial Party set

    Two years after his death, a well-known West Scranton coach's memory lives on by benefiting the athletic programs that were his passion. On Saturday, Feb. 28, the third annual Coach Ed Brudnicki Memorial Party will be held from 7 to 10 p.m. at the Villa Maria, 1610 Washburn St. Admission is $20 and includes food, draft beer and soda.

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  • Thursday Feb 12 | via Times Herald-Record 

    John R. "Jack" Edwards

    Mr. John R. "Jack" Edwards of Mill Rift, PA died Wednesday, February 11, 2015 at Newton Memorial Hospital, Newton, NJ.

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  • Thursday Feb 12 | via The Citizens' Voice 

    Woman dies a week after hit-and-run crash

    LUKE RANKER / TIMES-SHAMROCK A Scranton police officer guards the scene where a car hit a woman on South Main Avenue on Feb. 4. The woman, Betty Sawkulich of Scranton, died Thursday from her injuries. A 32-year-old Scranton woman died Thursday, eight days after she was struck by a car on South Main Avenue in the city, officials said.

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  • Monday Feb 9 | via WebProNews 

    Lizabeth Scott, Sultry Film Noir Actress, Dead At 92

    Lizabeth Scott, who was a brilliantly dark film noir actress and singer with a comedic streak, died January 31st in Los Angeles. Lizabeth Scott was born Emma Matzo on Sept.

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  • Sunday Feb 8 | via WebProNews 

    Lizabeth Scott, Famed Noir Actress, Dies At 92

    Lizabeth Scott, the sultry blonde actress known for her work in film noir, has died at the age of 92. Scott, whose nickname among the studios was "The Threat", worked with such Hollywood heavy-hitters as Elvis Presley, Humphrey Bogart, and Barbara Stanwyck. With nearly two dozen film credits on her resume, Lizabeth Scott became known for her attraction to the darker stories that made up the noir genre.

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  • Friday Feb 6 | via Pocono Record 

    George E. Frantz

    George E. Frantz, 82, of Stroudsburg, died Sunday, Feb. 1, 2015 at Geisinger Community Medical Center in Scranton. He was the husband of Shirley Frantz.

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  • Wednesday Feb 4 | via WNEP-TV Moosic 

    Scranton Officials Respond To Snow Removal Criticism

    Scranton's mayor and public works director say they are aware of the complaints about snow removal, especially downtown. They both have the same answer: that the city did the best it could with the money and the manpower available.

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  • Tuesday Feb 3 | via The Times-Tribune 

    Jury finds Wilkes-Barre physician negligent in man's...

    A Wilkes-Barre doctor was negligent for failing to recognize a post-surgery infection and must pay a half-million dollars to the estate of a man who died in 2009, according to a recent jury verdict. The lawsuit said Mark Valanski, 42, died Dec. 6, 2009, after his doctor, Leonard Kuchemba of Intermountain Medical Group at 480 Scott St., Wilkes-Barre, failed to recognize signs of an infection that resulted in Valanski "experienc the horrifying feeling of suffocation for more than 11 hours."

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  • Jan 2, 2015 | via The Times-Tribune 

    Around the Towns 2/1/2015

    JIM LOCKWOOD / STAFF PHOTO A scarf left for anyone who might need it adorns a parking meter in downtown Scranton on Friday. In memory of the borough's late former mayor and borough councilman Joseph "Roger" Daley, Valley Blood Council of the American Red Cross will host a blood drive this month in the hall of the Eynon VFW.

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