Obituaries

Thomas H. Osmunson

April 26, 2017


Veteran
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...

Robert F. Diehl, Jr.

March 31, 2017

Robert Fred Diehl, Jr., 63, of Honesdale, died unexpectedly on Friday, March 31, 2017 at Wayne Memorial Hospital. He is survived by his wife of 42 years, the former Theresa Ann Cottell. The couple married on February 22, 1975. Born on September 20...

Lydora M. Drake (LaTournous)

March 20, 2017

Lydora (Dorie) Marie Drake, 92, of Hawley, PA passed away on Mar. 20, 2017. Born Jan. 28, 1925 in White Mills, PA, she was the daughter of the late Charles LaTournous and Eugenia Rickert LaTournous. Preceding her in death were her 4 brothers; Wa...

Iluminada "Lummy" Vogt (Colon)

March 18, 2017

Iluminada “Lummy” Vogt , 78, of Hawley, Pa. passed away peacefully surrounded by her family at Wayne Memorial Hospital on March 18, 2017.  She was preceded in death by her husband of 40 yrs Walter A. Vogt on February 24, 2014. She was born on...

Ioannis Glykokokalos

March 15, 2017


Veteran
Ioannis "Yanni" Glykokokalos, 79, of Honesdale, died on Wednesday, March 15, 2017 at Geisinger Medical Center in Danville. He is survived by his wife of 20 years, Pauline Wirth Glykokokalos. The couple married on January 21, 1997. Born in Mytilene...

Mary C. Menotti (Brundage)

March 11, 2017

Mary Carol Menotti, 57, of Honesdale, died on Saturday, March 11, 2017 at Forest City Nursing Home. She is survived by her fiancée Mark E. Hook of Honesdale. Born on November 29, 1959 in Honesdale, she was the daughter of the late William and Aud...

Alfred R. Erhardt

March 9, 2017

Alfred R. Erhardt, “Papa Blue”, 83, of Honesdale passed peacefully into eternal rest on March 9, 2017.   Born January 18, 1934 he was the son of the late Orson & Alice (Henderson) Erhardt.   He worked on the family dairy...

Marion A. Karlson (Beyer)

March 5, 2017

Marion A. Karlson, 89, of Bethany, died on Sunday, March 5, 2017 at her home. She was preceded in death by her husband, John Kenneth Karlson on March 23, 2003. Born on May 31, 1927 in Brooklyn, NY, she was the daughter of the late George and Freid...

Marie G. VanOrden (Gregor)

March 3, 2017

Marie G. VanOrden, 91, of Honesdale, died on Friday, March 3, 2017 at Forest City Nursing Home. She was preceded in death by her husband, James L. VanOrden on January 17, 1980. Born on January 16, 1926 in Honesdale, she was the daughter of the lat...

Dorothy Gunuskey (Hittinger)

March 3, 2017

Dorothy H. Gunuskey, 96, of Honesdale, died on Friday, March 3, 2017 at Wayne Memorial Hospital. She was preceded in death by her husband, Hobert T. Gunuskey, Sr. on August 3, 1996. The couple married on August 5, 1945. Born on December 29, 1920 i...

Darlene M. Miller (Teeple)

March 2, 2017

Rev. Darlene M. Teeple Miller, 64, of Honesdale and Pastor of Churches of the Equinunk United Methodist Charge, died on Thursday, March 2, 2017 at Geisinger Medical Center in Danville. She was preceded in death by her husband, Wayne George Miller, Sr...

Lois Curran

February 18, 2017

Lois Mary Curran Lois Mary Curran, 89, formerly of Main Street Honesdale and resident at Wayne Woodlands Manor, Waymart, PA, died on February 18, 2017 at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Born in White Mills, PA, she was the daughter of James and Lillia...

Douglas E. Davis

February 18, 2017

Douglas Earl Davis, 64, of Milanville, died unexpectedly on Saturday, February 18, 2017 at his home. Born on June 15, 1952 in Honesdale, he was the son of the late Earl Junior and Margaret Irene Acker Davis. He was a graduate of Damascus High Scho...

Carole J. Bennett Wickham

February 13, 2017

Carole J. Bennett, 76, of Honesdale, died on Monday, February 13, 2017 at Creekside Health and Rehab Center in Carbondale. She is survived by her husband of 20 years, Denton Bennett. Born on June 4, 1940 in Zearing, IA, she was the daughter of the...

Gerald Morgan

February 12, 2017

Gerald Morgan, 70, of Beach Lake, died on Sunday, February 12, 2017 at his home. Born on March 1, 1946 in Honesdale, he was the son of the late John L. and Hazel Riefler Morgan. He was a longtime employee of the Wayne County Human Resource Center....

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