Scranton Obituaries

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  • Tuesday Jan 27 | via The Times-Tribune 

    Pink Elegance on Parade relieves winter doldrums whi...

    MICHAEL J. MULLEN / STAFF PHOTOGRAPHER The 11th annual Susan G. Komen Northeastern Pennsylvania Pink Elegance on Parade fashion show will be held Sunday, Feb. 22, at Radisson at Lackawanna Station hotel. Among those taking part in the event are, from left, Rosey DeAntona, Chrissy Haggerty, Nancy Kman and Cathy Reppert.


  • Monday Jan 26 | via Naugatuck Daily News 

    Obituary: Dorothy (Golds) Riccio

    Dorothy Riccio, 88, formerly of Madison, N.J., passed away peacefully on Thursday, Jan. 22, 2015 at the Village at East Farms in Waterbury. Dorothy was born March 29, 1926 in Scranton, Pa., a daughter of the late Joseph and Adeline Ilgavyzius.


  • Monday Jan 19 | via The Stamford Daily Voice 

    Karen Murphy, 64, Of Stamford

    Born in Scranton, Pa., to Judge Edward M. and Mary Kilcullen Murphy, she was a graduate of Syracuse University, Northeastern University and Temple University Law School. She was a member of Our Lady Star of the Sea Church, a Fellow of the Society of Actuaries and a member of the N.Y. State Bar Association.


  • Monday Jan 19 | via The Times-Tribune 

    Ceremony to honor law enforcement

    The 9/11 Memorial Committee of Lackawanna County will hold an event to honor law enforcement at 1 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 8, at Scranton High School, 63 Mike Munchak Way. The event will include a memorial service for officers who have died in the line of duty, said county Commissioner Pat O'Malley.


  • Sunday Jan 18 | via Times Herald-Record 

    Sister Marian Corinne Langan

    Sister Marian Corinne Langan passed away on Saturday, January 17, 2015 at St. Anthony's Community Hospital, Warwick, NY.


  • Sunday Jan 18 | via Florida Today 

    Lt. Col. Willard E. Locker

    Col. Willard E. Locker Merritt Island Lt. Col. Willard E. Locker , of Merritt Island passed into eternal life on December 23, 2014, surrounded by his family.


  • Saturday Jan 17 | via The News Journal 

    Olive B. Poppe

    Olive was born in Chestertown, MD on Independence Day, 1934 and was a daughter of the late James Odgers and Carrie Wright Odgers.


  • Friday Jan 16 | via Naugatuck Daily News 

    Obituary: Anna (Wallick) Matcheson

    Anna Matcheson, 98, widow of John Matcheson, passed away peacefully on Thursday, Jan. 15, 2015 at Beacon Brook Health Center surrounded by her family. Mrs. Matcheson was born in Scranton, Pa.


  • Thursday Jan 15 | via The News Journal 

    Henry Swincki, Jr.

    Born in Scranton, PA, he is the son of the late Henry Stanley Swincki Sr. and Matilda Wytovich Swincki.


  • Tuesday Jan 13 | via Watertown Daily Times 

    Emilie J. Fritz Coots

    Emilie Joan Fritz Coots, 86, of State Street, Canton died Saturday 10 January 2015 at Canton Potsdam Hospital after a brief stay. Fritzie was born in Scranton, Pennsylvania 3 October 1928 to Forrest and Frances Fritz.


  • Wednesday Jan 7 | via The Willits News 

    Obituary: Silvana A. Roseman

    Silvana A. Roseman of Willits passed away at the age of 77 surrounded by family at home on November 21, 2014. She was born on August 16, 1937 in Springfield, Illinois to Dr. Dominic and Lena Sterbini.


  • Wednesday Jan 7 | via The Willits News 

    Obituary: Jean Louise Johnson

    Jean Louise Johnson passed away on December 20, 2014 following many years of declining health. She will be remembered by her loving husband, Dick Johnson and three children; Robert, Julie and Rick.


  • Monday Jan 5 | via The Times-Tribune 

    Jury selection gets underway in marathon bombing trial

    Potential jurors stared intently at Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev as jury selection in his federal death penalty trial began Monday under tight security. Tsarnaev, flanked by his attorneys, sat at a table in the front of the jury assembly room.


  • Monday Jan 5 | via The Times-Tribune 

    Your Opinion

    Editor: On our visit to our Lackawanna County roots this Christmas season, we were pleased to read a Times-Tribune editorial telling of the selection of the Lackawanna River by Trout Unlimited as one of the best 100 trout streams in North America . Carbondale, having such a narrow valley with a river running through it, could have made the Lackawanna River a great place to play.


  • Sunday Jan 4 | via The Times-Tribune 

    Longtime ESPN sportscaster Stuart Scott dies at 49

    Stuart Scott, the longtime "SportsCenter" anchor and ESPN personality known for his enthusiasm and ubiquity, died Sunday. He was 49. Scott had fought cancer since a diagnosis in late 2007, the network said, but remained dedicated to his craft even as he underwent chemotherapy, radiation and surgery.


  • Saturday Jan 3 | via The Daily Gazette 

    Marie A. Thurber

    STERLING – Marie A. Thurber, 81, of Sterling, died Friday, Jan. 2, 2015, at her daughter's home in Bartlett. She was born March 25, 1933, in Scranton, Pennsylvania, the daughter of Edward and Helen Mura.


  • Friday Jan 2 | via WSJV-TV South Bend 

    How to keep from failing at your New Year's resolutions

    Many of us make New Year's resolutions, but sticking to them is very rare. In fact, a 2014 study from University of Scranton - published in the Journal of Clinical Psychology - concluded only eight percent of people who make a New Year's resolution actually see it through.


  • Friday Jan 2 | 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.


  • Jan 1, 2015 | via The Baltimore Sun 

    Roger D. Jay

    Roger D. Jay, a Wyatt Earp expert and American West magazine and journal writer, died of encephalitis Dec. 25 at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson. He was 69 and lived in Tuscany-Canterbury.


  • Dec 30, 2014 | via The Ephrata Review 

    Sue Ellen Stork, 56, Cocalico grad, was critical car...

    Sue Ellen was a member of the Salem Evangelical Lutheran Church, Ephrata. She was a 1976 graduate of Cocalico High School, a 1980 graduate of West Chester University, earning her bachelor's in nursing.