Obituaries

William L. Welsh

June 23, 2017


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William Leo Welsh, 78 of Honesdale, died on Friday, June 23, 2017 at Regional Hospital of Scranton. He is survived by his wife of 54 years, the former Gladys Schwarz. The couple married on June 15, 1963. Also surviving is his daughter Kim Stiteler...

Stephen L. Monte

June 22, 2017


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Stephen L. Monte, 75, of Honesdale, PA and formerly of Paramus, NJ, died peacefully on Thursday, June 22, 2017 at his home surrounded by his family. Born on September 18, 1941 in Teaneck, NJ, he was the son of the late Robert Edgar and Emma Lucill...

Hildegard van Swol (Sabuel)

June 19, 2017

Hildegard van Swol June 15, 1913 to June 19, 2017   Hildegard van Swol passed away Monday, June 19, 2017, four days after her 104 birthday, at Bethany Village Senior Living Community in Bethany, Pennsylvania.     Hildegard was bo...

Michael E. Gregory

June 18, 2017


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Michael E. Gregory, 65, passed away on June 18, 2017 at his home in Beach Lake. A private family memorial will be held at a later date. Michael was born in Honesdale to the late Cuthbert E. Gregory and Barbara E. Gregory on Aug 29, 1951. He m...

Clinton P. Dennis

June 18, 2017

Clinton Paul Dennis, Sr., 76 of Equinunk, died on Sunday, June 18, 2017 at Julia Ribaudo Extended Care Center in Lake Ariel. Born on January 25, 1941 in Callicoon, NY, he was the son of the late Horace and Evelyn Rutledge Dennis. Clinton was ...

Burton L. Hiller

June 13, 2017


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Burton Lee Hiller, 75, a lifelong resident of White Mills, passed away on June 13, 2017 at Ellen Memorial Health Care Center. He was preceded in death by his wife, the former Betty Ann McMillen on May 24, 2004. The couple married on October 6, 1984. ...

John J. Gahan

June 11, 2017


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John Joseph Gahan, 73, of Honesdale and formerly of Queens, NY, died on Sunday, June 11, 2017 at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Born in 1943 in Bronx, NY, he was the son of the late John and Margaret Everard Gahan. He was a graduate of St. Nicholas Tole...

James C. Burkavage

June 8, 2017

James C. Burkavage, 72, of Hawley and formerly of Huntington, NY, died unexpectedly on Thursday, June 8, 2017 at Geisinger Wyoming Valley Hospital in Wilkes Barre, PA. He is survived by his wife of 20 years, the former Gisele M. Bento. The couple mar...

Nancy W. Daniels (Werner)

June 4, 2017

Nancy W. Daniels, 80, of Honesdale, passed away peacefully on Sunday, June 4, 2017 at Wayne Woodlands Manor in Waymart. She is survived by her husband of 61 years, Gerald D. Daniels. The couple married on March 24, 1956. Born on December 24, 1936 ...

Philomena Gilson

May 24, 2017

Philomena Gilson, 90, of Honesdale and formerly Bayonne, NJ, died on Wednesday, May 24, 2017 at Ellen Memorial Health Care Center. She was preceded in death by her husband, John F. Gilson on February 26, 2012. Born on April 5, 1927 in Bayonne, NJ,...

Elaine M. Smith

May 22, 2017

Elaine M. Smith, 82, of Honesdale, died on Monday, May 22, 2017 at Wayne Memorial Honesdale. Born on July 22, 1934, in Honesdale, she was the daughter of the late Manfred and Dolores McDonald Smith. After graduating high school, Elaine began worki...

Allison E. Weidner

May 13, 2017

Allison Elisabeth Weidner, 21, of Honesdale, died on Saturday, May 13, 2017 at Wayne Memorial Hospital in Honesdale. Born on March 5, 1996 in Honesdale, she is the daughter of Larry and Luanne Westbrook Weidner of Honesdale. She attended Honesdale...

MaryAlice Pensick (Reifler)

May 8, 2017

MaryAlice Pensick, 86, of Honesdale, died on Monday, May 8, 2017 at Hospice of the Sacred Heart in Dunmore. Born on July 16, 1930 in Honesdale, she was the daughter and last surviving member of the Norman and Mary Morgan Reifler family. She was a ...

Bonnie M. Lintner (Lahr)

April 29, 2017

Bonnie Marie Lintner, 68 of Honesdale, PA died peacefully on Friday April 28, 2017 in Beach Lake. She is survived by her five children, Robin, Raymond, Russell, Rhonda and Randi and granddaughter, Sophia. Born August 8, 1948 in Berwick, she was ...

Thomas H. Osmunson

April 26, 2017


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Thomas H. Osmunson, 90, of Honesdale, died on Wednesday, April 26, 2017 at Ellen Memorial Health Care Center in Honesdale. He was preceded in death by his wife, Jane E. Walsh Osmunson on November 15, 2015. The couple married on July 20, 1952. Born...

Vickie L. McKenna (Merrill)

April 23, 2017

Vickie Lee McKenna, 63, of Tafton, PA, died on Sunday, April 23, 2017 at Hospice of the Sacred Heart in Dunmore. She is survived by her husband of 45 years, John McKenna. The couple married on June 16, 1972. Born on September 14, 1953 in Lake Char...

Velvet A. Freda

April 19, 2017

Velvet Ann Freda, 56, of Honesdale, PA and formerly of Locust Valley, NY, died on Wednesday, April 19, 2017 at her home with her family by her side. She is survived by her fiancée, Joseph Neil Vigorito of Honesdale. Born on January 29, 1961 in Br...

Frieda A. Martin (Hessberger)

April 17, 2017

Frieda A. Martin, 84, of Honesdale, died on Monday, April 17, 2017 at Ellen Memorial Health Care Center in Honesdale. She was preceded in death by her husband, Robert D. Martin Sr. on October 5, 2008. The couple married on August 8, 1952. Born on ...

Cheryl A. Hart (Elderidge)

April 11, 2017

Cheryl Anne Hart (née Eldridge) died peacefully in her home in Equinunk, Pennsylvania on Tuesday, April 11 at the age of 58. Cheryl was born on September 18, 1958 in Princeton, New Jersey to Donald and Emily Eldridge. She graduated from Metuchen ...

Robert J. Schmidt

April 10, 2017

Robert Joseph Schmidt, 60, of Hawley, died on Monday, April 10, 2017 at Wayne Memorial Hospital. He is survived by his wife, the former Susan Bickel. Born on November 15, 1956 in Honesdale, he was the son of the late Donald L. and Ann Soete Schmid...

Christine S. Walker (Smith)

April 9, 2017

Christine S. Walker of Princeton, NJ passed away Sunday at Jefferson Hospital for Neuroscience in Philadelphia, at the age of 67.  She was surrounded by family at the time of her passing. She is survived by her husband, Thomas J. Walker, her son Th...

Hilda L. Weidhaas (Koether)

April 8, 2017

Hilda Louise Weidhaas went home to the Lord on April 8, 2017, at the age of 102. Hilda passed away at Wayne Memorial Hospital with friends and family by her side. She was the wife of the late J. Karl Weidhaas. She was a resident of Wayne Woodlands Ma...

Edward R. Dieterich

April 7, 2017

Edward Robert Dieterich, 74, of Hawley, died on Friday, April 7, 2017 at Regional Hospital of Scranton. He is survived by his wife of 51 years, the former Beverly Arlene Graebner. The couple married on October 27, 1965. Born on October 19, 1942 in...

Virginia M. (Conway) Stack

April 6, 2017

Virginia M. Stack, 89, of Honesdale, passed away, Thursday, April 6, 2017 at Ellen Memorial Health Care Center surrounded by her loving family. Ginny, as she was known by friends and family, was born in Archbald, PA, the daughter of the late Josep...

Eva R. Panfili (Malti)

April 1, 2017

Eva Rose Panfili, 94, of Honesdale, passed away Saturday at Wayne Woodlands Manor, Waymart, Pa.  She was a lifelong resident of Wayne County and a country girl at heart. Born on February 17, 1923 on the family farm in Cherry Ridge, she was the da...

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