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Obituaries

Jeanne M. Schott (McGowan)

November 5, 2018

Jean Mary Schott passed away on November 5th, 2018 at the age of 99 and a half while residing at Ellen Memorial Nursing Home in Honesdale, Pa. Jeanne, born on June 5th, 1919, was the daughter of Hilda Wassman and Leo McGowan. She was also the only si...

Michael J. Weigelt

November 5, 2018

Michael “Wiggler” Weigelt, 61, of Damascus, died unexpectedly at home on Monday, November 5, 2018. Born on April 26, 1957 at Nazareth Hospital in Philadelphia, he was the son of the late Fredrick Weigelt Sr. (who served as longtime Wildlife Offi...

Victoria J. Bidwell (Bociarski)

October 30, 2018

Victoria Josephine Bidwell, 87, of Honesdale, passed away on Tuesday, October 30, 2018 at Carbondale Nursing Home. She was preceded in death by her husband of 45 years, George Albert Bidwell on September 10, 1993. Born on September 5, 1931 in Cold...

Ronald H. Burke

October 16, 2018

Ronald H. Burke, 79, of Beach Lake, PA (formerly of Palmyra, PA), passed suddenly on October 16, 2018, of natural causes. He left this Earth peacefully after a rich, full life, in spite of numerous tales of near-death experiences he’d shared with h...

Arlene M. Williams (Kolinger)

October 13, 2018

Arlene M. Williams, 86, of Honesdale, died on Saturday, October 13, 2018 at Ellen Memorial Health Care Center in Honesdale. She was preceded in death by her husband, Irvin W. Williams Sr. on September 8, 1994. Born at the family home in Falls Town...

Debra J. Tretola (Wood)

October 9, 2018

Debra J. Tretola, 62, of Beach Lake, died unexpectedly on Tuesday, October 9, 2018. She is survived by her husband Anthony J. Tretola. Born on November 25, 1955 in Newark, NJ, she was the daughter of the late Joseph and Florence Ackerson Wood. Deb...

Linda A. Hedgelon (Van Dyk)

October 7, 2018

Linda "Lynn" A. Hedgelon, 67, of Honesdale, died on Sunday, October 7, 2018 at Wayne Woodlands Manor in Waymart. Born on May 18, 1951, she was the daughter of the late John B. and Elizabeth C. Roche Van Dyk. Lynn worked several places throughout t...

Helen A. Apasewicz (Giordano)

October 6, 2018

Helen A. Apasewicz, 94, of Honesdale, died at home on Saturday, October 6, 2018 at home. She was preceded in death by her husband Peter A. Apasewicz in 1970. Born on February 15, 1924 in Brooklyn, NY, she was the daughter of the late Frank and Gae...

Emory R. Kaub

October 3, 2018

Emory “Bob “ Robert Kaub, 90, passed away on Wednesday, October 3, 2018 at Allied Services Hospice in Scranton. He was preceded in death by his wife, the former Mary Jane Ann Drake on July 2, 2009. The couple married on September 15, 1962. Bor...

Kenneth A. Kellam

October 1, 2018

Kenneth A. Kellam, 79, of Honesdale, died on Monday, October 1, 2018 at Allied Services Hospice Center in Scranton.  He is survived by his wife of 46 years, the former Patricia C. Gill.  The couple married on April 8, 1972. Born on January 20, 1...

Philip Lucenti

September 28, 2018


Veteran
This world lost an incredible man. Phillip “Chip” Lucenti, 80, of Honesdale, Pa, formerly of Paterson, NJ, passed away at his home on Friday September 28, 2018. Born at St. Joseph’s in Paterson, NJ, son of the late Agostino and Brassa Lucent...

Tammy M. Pedersen (Olm)

September 21, 2018

Tammy Marie Pedersen, 44, of Hawley, died on September 21, 2018 at Geisinger Medical Center in Danville, following a courageous battle with cancer. She is survived by her husband of 24 years, Robert Pedersen. The couple married on December 11, 200...

David Pritchard

September 19, 2018

David Pritchard, 59, of Nashville, TN and formerly of Honesdale, died on Wednesday, September 19, 2018 with his family by his side. Born on May 3, 1959 in Honesdale, he is the son of Donald Pritchard of Honesdale and the late Marie Seelig Pritchar...

Francis T. Tigue

September 17, 2018

Francis “Tom” Tigue, 73, of Hawley passed away on Monday September 17th. He is survived by his wife of 45 years Janet (Erhardt) Tigue who lovingly provided full time care for him throughout his final years. Born on January 30, 1945 in Honesdal...

James F. Conklin

September 11, 2018

James Floyd Conklin Jr., 75 of White Mills, died on Tuesday, September 11, 2018 at Hospice of the Sacred Heart in Dunmore. He was preceded in death by his wife, Joyce M. Howey Conklin on October 11, 2014. Born on June 8, 1943 in Newton, NJ, he was...

Philip J. Cordaro

September 5, 2018


Veteran
Philip J. Cordaro, owner of Cordaro's Restaurant, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, September 5, 2018 to be with our Lord and Savior. He is survived by his wife of 64 years, Charlmaine (Reid) Cordaro of Honesdale. Born on August 27, 1929 in Dun...

James E. Bader

September 3, 2018

James Edward Bader, 87, formerly of White Mills and a resident at Ellen Memorial Health Care Center, died on Monday, September 3, 2018. He was preceded in death by his wife, Dora E. Beardsley Bader on June 3, 2007. Born on October 12, 1930 in H...

Marie Diehl (Hopkins)

September 2, 2018

Marie Hopkins Diehl, 88, of Honesdale and formerly of Damascus, passed away suddenly on September 2, 2018. She was preceded in death by her husband, Robert Fred Diehl Sr. on October 7, 2015. Born on July 22, 1930 in Rileyville, she was the oldest ...

Stephen H. Doney

August 31, 2018


Veteran
Stephen H. Doney, 70, of Honesdale, passed away peacefully on August 31, 2018 in Rockville, MD after a courageous battle with cancer. Born on May 7, 1948 in Honesdale, he was the son of the late Henry and Dorothy Stocker Doney. He was a graduate of ...

Eugenia C. Williams (Spinner)

August 9, 2018

Eugenia “Jean” Catherine Spinner Williams, age 98 of Honesdale died Thursday, August 9, 2018 at Hospice of the Sacred Heart in Scranton. She was predeceased by her husband, David T. Williams, who died in 2001. She was born in Honesdale, November ...

Wilma A. Mahon (Cooper)

August 7, 2018

Wilma A. (Cooper) Mahon, 89, of Honesdale, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, August 7, 2018 at Ellen Memorial Health Care Center in Honesdale. She was born in Haskell, NJ on June 17, 1929, the daughter of the late Charles Cooper and Eva Leggett....

Barry Gill

August 6, 2018

Thomas "Barry" Gill, 73, of Vero Beach, FL and Honesdale, PA, died unexpectedly on Monday, August 6, 2018. He is survived by his wife of 29 years, Shirley Mancuso Gill. The couple married on April 29, 1989. Born on May 26, 1945 in Carbondale, PA, ...

William F. Stasick

August 5, 2018

William Francis Stasick, 76, of Cherry Ridge, died unexpectedly on Sunday, August 5, 2018 at his home. Born on November 6, 1941 in Honesdale, he was the son of the late John F. and Constance (Cassie) Yatsonsky Stasick. Growing up, Bill was a ta...

Sylvester Conklin

August 3, 2018

Sylvester "Butch" Conklin, 72, of Hawley, died on Friday, August 3, 2018 at Hospice of the Sacred Heart in Dunmore. He was preceded in death by his wife, Patricia Newport Conklin on October 15, 2010. Born on October 16, 1945 in Monticello, NY, he ...

Kevin R. Frey

July 30, 2018

Kevin R. Frey, 59, of Beach Lake, died unexpectedly on Monday, July 30, 2018 at his home.  He is survived by his wife 39 years, the former Julianne Furey.  The couple married on June 2, 1979. Born on October 9, 1958 in Honesdale, he was the son ...