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Obituaries

Michael W. Paloy

July 6, 2020


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Michael William Paloy died peacefully on July 6, 2020 of natural causes at home surrounded by his wife and loving family. Michael was 89 years old, born in Linden, NJ on February 7th, 1931. Michael, his wife, and children made Honesdale their permane...

Thelma M. Barnes (Aug)

July 6, 2020

Thelma M. Barnes, wife of the late Glenn R. Barnes and daughter of the late Fredrick & Loretta Nonnenmacher Aug, all of White Mills, passed peacefully on July 6th at the age of 93. As a young woman, Thelma excelled in nursing school - a gradua...

Joyce A. Nonnenmacher (Varcoe)

July 5, 2020

Joyce A. Nonnenmacher, 86, of Honesdale, died on July 5, 2020, at Julia Ribaudo Extended Care Center, Lake Ariel. She was preceded in death on September 19, 2019, by her husband of 64 years, Bernard Nonnenmacher. The couple married on June 25, 1955. ...

Donald L. Kyzer

June 26, 2020


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Donald Lewis Kyzer, 87, of Hawley, died Friday, June 26, 2020, at home surrounded by his family.  He is survived by his wife of 44 years, Joan Marie Paone. The couple married on October 4, 1975.   Born on March 12, 1933, he was the son of...

John A. Loscig

June 20, 2020

John A. Loscig, 87, of Honesdale, died on Saturday, June 20, 2020 at Julia Ribaudo Extended Care Center in Lake Ariel. He is survived by his wife of 63 years, Mildred Richter Love Loscig. The couple married on April 12, 1957. Born on July 25, 1932...

Barbara "Betty" Scholz

June 16, 2020

Barbara "Betty" Scholz, 98, formerly of Hawley, died on Tuesday, June 19, 2020 at Wayne Woodlands Manor, where she resided. She was preceded in death by her husband, Edward Scholz, who died in 1985. They had no children. Betty was born in Austria ...

Nancy M. Williams (Weidner)

June 14, 2020

Nancy Marie Williams, 79, of Hawley, died on Sunday, June 14, 2020 at Wayne Memorial Hospital. She is survived by her husband of 51 years, Russell Williams. The couple married on October 19, 1968. Born in Honesdale, she was the daughter of the lat...

Vita Begina

June 11, 2020

Vita “Eva” Begina, 80, passed away unexpectedly, yet peacefully, on Thursday, June 11, 2020. She was preceded in death by her husband of fifty years, Andrew Begina, and her first-born son, Gary Begina. She was born July 24, 1939 in Brooklyn, NY. ...

Ashly R. Roy

June 9, 2020

Ashly Rose Roy, 23, of Honesdale, died unexpectedly on June 9, 2020. Born on July 27, 1996 in Honesdale, she is the daughter of Martha Ann (Akers) Kennedy of White Mills and William Otto Roy Jr. of North Carolina. A courageous and caring person...

Steven C. Baxter

June 5, 2020


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As long as we remember a person they're not really gone. Their thoughts, their feelings, their memories, they become a part of us. Steven Charles Baxter of Honesdale, passed away Friday, June 5, 2020 at the age of 65 at Geisinger in Danville. S...

R. Nancy Harcum (Reid)

June 5, 2020

Nancy Harcum from Duck Harbor at Equinunk, PA passed away peacefully at home on June 5, 2020.  She was 75.  She was born in Ottawa, Ontario in Canada to the late Robert and Olive Reid on January 12, 1945.  Her family moved to Virginia when she was...

John F. Davis

June 3, 2020

John F. Davis, 73, of Honesdale, died on Wednesday, June 3, 2020 at his home.  He is survived by his wife of 45 years, the former Sheila Takacs.  The couple married on September 29, 1974.   Born on August 8, 1946 he was the son of the late...

Arthur F. Zeglen

May 27, 2020


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Arthur F. Zeglen, M.D. of Hawley died Wednesday May 27, 2020.  He was preceded in death by his wife of sixty-two years, Lenore Smith.  They were married on April 21, 1951 in Bustleton, PA.  He was born on November 11, 1923 in Erie, PA, son of the ...

William G. Fives

May 24, 2020


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William (Billy) Fives. A lifelong resident of the Egypt Road area of Mount Pleasant Township, passed away unexpectedly at Wayne Memorial Hospital, Honesdale, on May 24, 2020, with the love of his life, his wife Fay Rabaya Panilag and other family mem...

James A. Rodda

May 22, 2020

James (Jim) A. Rodda, 67, of Prompton, PA, passed away on Friday, May 22, 2020, at his home. Born in Wilkes-Barre, PA, on September 17, 1952, he is the son of James O. Rodda of Wilkes-Barre and the late Eleanor L. (Bokar) Rodda. Jim is survived by...

Robert C. Klemovitch

May 18, 2020


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Robert Charles Klemovitch, 85, of Honesdale, died on Monday, May 18, 2020 at his home. He is survived by his wife of 60 years, the former Hilda Laughland. The couple married on January 23, 1960. Born on February 26, 1935 in Eynon, PA, he was the s...

Erin E. Geer (Dean)

May 16, 2020

Erin E. Geer, 73 of Honesdale, died in Saturday, May 16, 2020 at Wayne Memorial Hospital. She was preceded in death by her husband, Martin Geer on April 9, 2015. The couple married on October 20, 1986. Born on October 22, 1946 in Honesdale, she wa...

Alice D. Shafer (Smith)

May 14, 2020

Alice Shafer, 89, daughter of the late John B. Smith, and Florence Masker, passed away at home in the presence of her family on Thursday, May 14, 2020. She was the widow of the late Harold Shafer. Alice loved to play cards with family, gardening...

Marion H. Contorno (McGunnigle)

May 11, 2020

Marion H. Contorno of Honesdale died on Monday evening, May 11, 2020 at Regional Hospital of Scranton after being stricken with an illness. Born in Hicksville, NY, daughter of the late Philip and Helen McGunnigle, she worked for Katz Factory for s...

Margery L. Killian (Malloy)

May 5, 2020

Margery Louise (Malloy) Killian, 63, of Nescopeck, and formerly of Honesdale, died on Tuesday, May 5, 2020 at Geisinger Medical Center in Danville. She is survived by her husband of 37 years, David R. Killian. The couple married on July 16, 1982. ...

Doris L. Holzman (Schofield)

April 25, 2020

Doris Lee Schofield Holzman, 64, of Beach Lake, PA died peacefully on Saturday, April 25th. She resided with her loving husband of 44 years, Douglas Holzman. The oldest of five siblings, Doris was born to Doris (Weissbach) and Richard Schofield on M...

Elaine L. Hillier (Rutkosky)

April 24, 2020

Elaine L (Rutkosky) Hillier of Honesdale died peacefully at home, surrounded by her family on April 24th.  She was 76.  She had battled extreme arthritis for many years and dementia in her last few years. Elaine lived a full life.  While living...

Franklin J. DeReamer

April 21, 2020


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Franklin J. DeReamer, 97, of Honesdale, died on Tuesday, April 21, 2020 at Wayne Memorial Hospital. He was preceded in death by his wife, the former Addie Lavenduski on September 22, 1995. The couple married on February 5, 1946. Born on February 2...

George R. Davey

April 20, 2020


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George Robert Davey of Honesdale passed away peacefully at home April 20,2020 after a brief illness. He is survived by his wife, the former Ellen Hinter Markle. Born October 30, 1946 he was the son of the late Robert E. and Clara Decker Davey...

Juan J. Mendez

April 19, 2020


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Juan Jose Mendez, 67, of Pleasant Mount, died on Sunday, April 19, 2020 at Wayne Memorial Hospital.  He is survived by his wife of 47 years, the former Edna Colon.  The couple married on October 6, 1973. Born on July 21, 1952 in Puerto Rico, he ...