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Obituaries

William D. Anderson

May 18, 2019

William Dewaine Anderson, 88, of Rutland, Vermont, died on May 18, 2019, at Wayne Memorial Hospital in Honesdale, Pennsylvania. He was 88. Anderson was born Jan. 1,1931, in Wakefield, Nebraska, a town of 1,000, to Robert E. Anderson and Alma Hagglund...

Alberta A. Orth (Pepper)

May 17, 2019

Alberta Orth, 95, of Honesdale, died on Friday, May 17, 2019 at Wayne Woodlands Manor in Waymart. She was preceded in death by her husband, Melvin W. Orth on June 21, 1993, and her daughter, Kathleen Torrick, on April 4, 2005. Alberta and Melvin marr...

Alberta A. Orth (Pepper)

May 17, 2019

Alberta Orth, 95, of Honesdale, died on Friday, May 17, 2019 at Wayne Woodlands Manor in Waymart. She was preceded in death by her husband, Melvin W. Orth on June 21, 1993, and her daughter, Kathleen Torrick, on April 4, 2005. Alberta and Melvin marr...

Grace Fox (Dirlam)

May 17, 2019

Grace Fox, 98, of Honesdale, PA passed away on Friday, May 17, 2019 at Wayne Woodlands Manor in Waymart after suffering from a fall at home and complications that followed.  She was preceded in death by her husband, Robert J. Fox, on December 17, ...

Norman C. Balch

May 14, 2019

Norman Carl Balch, 70, of Honesdale and formerly of Lansdale, PA, died on Tuesday, May 14, 2019 at his home.  He is survived by his wife of 32 years, Carol D. Balch (nee Combs). The couple married on August 14, 1986.Born on March 7, 1949 in Phi...

Gary E. Davis

May 8, 2019

Gary E. Davis, 58, of Milanville, died unexpectedly on Wednesday, May 8, 2019. He was preceded in death by the love of his wife, Louise Marie Swendsen on May 8, 2016. The couple married on October 28, 1995.Born on April 19, 1961 in Honesdale, he is t...

Edna Brink (Franzone)

May 8, 2019

Edna Laura Brink, 83, of Honesdale, died on Wednesday, May 8, 2019 at Hospice of the Sacred Heart in Dunmore. Born on February 22, 1936 in Brooklyn, NY, she was the daughter of the late Vincent and Sadie Wexler Franzone. A loving mother and hom...

Mia B. Mizwinski

April 23, 2019

Mia Mizwinski passed away suddenly on April 23. She was predeceased by her loving life partner, Alvin Ruff, and her father, Ronald Mizwinski. Mia is survived by her children, Taylor Spencer, Kiera Hendel, and Canyon Ruff; her parents, Harold and Chri...

Donna M. Reid

April 16, 2019

Donna Marie Reid, 63, of Honesdale, died unexpectedly on Tuesday, April 16, 2019 at The Gardens at Tunkhannock. Born on May 23, 1955 in Honesdale, she was the daughter of the late Leland "Pete" and Nora Mae Miller Reid. After graduating from high ...

Shirley L. Grady

April 16, 2019

Shirley L. Grady, 91, a resident at Bethany Village, died on Tuesday, April 16, 2019. Born on October 4, 1927 in Port Jervis, NY, she was the daughter and last surviving member of the Thomas and Hazel Swanerbury Grady family. Shirley was a graduat...

Dorothy Burnes (Luszczak)

April 13, 2019

Dorothy (Dot) Stephanie Burnes, age 77, passed away Saturday, April 13th, 2019, peacefully and surrounded by loved ones. Dot recently wrote in her journal, “Thank you God for blessing me with good family and friends. I am safe in your loving and...

Elizabeth Jackson (Weniger)

March 23, 2019

Elizabeth "Betty" Marguerite (Weniger) Jackson, 91, of Honesdale, died on Saturday, Marc 23, 2019 at her daughters home in Bethany. She was preceded in death by her husband, Walter C. Jackson on March 24, 1998. The couple married on June 30, 1949. ...

Joan A. Krodel (Kretzmann)

March 22, 2019

Joan Anita Krodel (nee Kretzmann) passed away peacefully on March 22, 2019 at the age of 86. She was the beloved wife of Reverend Dr. Gerhard Krodel, former Dean of the Gettysburg Lutheran Seminary, who predeceased her in 2005. Joan was a talen...

Carolyn Clark (Marion)

March 18, 2019

Carolyn Clark, 62, of Honesdale, went to be with the Lord on March 18, 2019 at Wayne Memorial Hospital. She is survived by her husband, George W. Clark. The couple married on April 19, 1971. Born on November 21, 1956 in Paterson, NJ, she was the d...

Jeanette S. Brussell (Perry)

March 10, 2019

Jeanette S. (Perry) Brussell, 85, of Honesdale, died on Sunday, March 10, 2019 at Ellen Memorial Health Care Center in Honesdale. Born on May 31, 1933 in Clemo, PA, she was the daughter of the late Lester C. and Mary K. (Reilly) Perry. Jeanette...

James Spadora

March 10, 2019


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James C. Spadora Obituary   James “Jim” Spadora, 90, of Vero Beach, FL, formerly of Prompton, passed away Sunday, March 10, 2019, peacefully and surrounded by his loved ones at Willowbrook Court of Indian River Estates in Vero Beach. H...

Peter A. Curran

March 8, 2019


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Peter A. Curran, 89, of Bloomsburg, passed away on Friday, March 8, 2019 at Sunset Ridge Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center in Bloomsburg. He was a resident at The Bloomsburg Towers before his illness. Born on December 25, 1929 in White Mills, h...

M. Dolores Oakley (Bradley)

March 8, 2019

M. Dolores Oakley, 88, of Honesdale, died on Friday, March 8, 2019 at Ellen Memorial Health Care Center in Honesdale. Born on October 26, 1930 in Honesdale, she was the daughter of the late John and Anna (Wolf) Bradley. For many years, Dolores was...

Lois M. Ryan (McCann)

March 5, 2019

Lois M. Ryan, 98, a resident at Wayne Woodlands Manor in Waymart and formerly of Honesdale, died on Tuesday, March 5, 2019 at Wayne Memorial Hospital. She was preceded in death by her husband, Harry M. Ryan on August 3, 1997. The couple married on Au...

Steven R. Nuss

March 3, 2019

We regretfully announce the passing of Steven Robert Nuss, 25, of Cherry Ridge, who, in his final moments was surrounded by family and friends. Steven died on March 3, 2019 at Mt. Sinai Hospital in NYC, where he was awaiting hopeful re-transplant sur...

Stefan Ircha

March 2, 2019

Stefan Ircha, longtime resident of Milanville, Pennsylvania, was called to our Heavenly Father on Saturday, March 2nd, at the age of 93 years. He passed away in the comfort of his home, having been administered last rites, surrounded by his chi...

Arlene E. Munger (Aug)

February 26, 2019

Arlene Elizabeth Munger, 86, of White Mills, died on Tuesday, February 26, 2019 at her home. She was preceded in death by her husband Robert E. Munger on January 16, 1994. Born on January 16, 1933 in Honesdale, she was the daughter of the late Pet...

Ann B. Steffen (Trainor)

February 19, 2019

Ann Bridget Steffen, 90, of Rileyville, died peacefully at home on February 19th 2019 surrounded by much of her extended family. She is preceded in death by her husband of 58 years, Paul Edward Steffen, who passed on March 20, 2012. The couple ...

John Tiel

February 18, 2019

John Tiel was born on April 7, 1936 and passed away on February 18, 2019. John requested his obituary be about people who treated him with kindness and love. His father Leslie Tiel and his Grandfather Tiel operated a trucking business in Honesd...

Tanya R. Serena (Olver)

February 18, 2019

Tanya Rose Serena, 62, of Honesdale, died on Monday, February 18, 2019 at Wayne Woodlands Manor in Waymart. She is survived by her husband of 12 years, Joseph Serena. The couple married on December 28, 2007. Born on April 11, 1956 in Camp Hanford,...