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Obituaries

Christopher M. Hector

July 23, 2021

Christopher Michael Hector, 52, of Beach Lake, died on Friday, July 23, 2021 at his home. Born on January 31, 1969 in Hempstead, NY, he is the son of Barbara Bentman Hector and the late Norman Hector. Chris enjoyed working on cars and was emplo...

Rosemarie Mowery (Vreeland)

July 17, 2021


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Rosemarie Mowery of White Mills, died on Saturday, July 17, 2021 at Allied Hospice in Scranton. She is survived by her husband Gary D. Mowery. The couple would have celebrated their 53rd wedding anniversary on July 20th. Born on May 18, 1945 in Su...

John J. Vanderwell

July 14, 2021


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John J. Vanderwell, 73 of Honesdale, died on Wednesday, July 14, 2021 at Wayne Memorial Hospital surrounded by his family. Born on July 20, 1947 at the family home in Honesdale, he was the son of the late Gerrit Vanderwell Sr. and Dorothy Barnes P...

Florence B. Cox

July 10, 2021

Florence Bernadette DeCroti O'Shea Cox, 62, of Honesdale, died on Saturday, July 10, 2021 at her home. Born on July 7, 1959 in Brooklyn, NY, she was the daughter of the late Thomas Anthony and Mildred Mary (Foye) DeCroti. After living many years i...

Thomas Dean Cole

July 8, 2021

Thomas Cole, 56, of Equinunk, PA passed away Thursday July 8, 2021. Born on June 27, 1965 in Callicoon, NY, to the late Lindsay and Ruth Cole. Thomas was employed by Home Depot, Honesdale in the lumber department. Thomas was an avid outdoors man. H...

Melody S. Greene

July 4, 2021

Melody Susan Greene, 73 of Equinunk, died on Sunday, July 4, 2021 at Wayne Memorial Hospital. She is survived by her longtime companion, Michael Brown. Born on March 22, 1948, she was the daughter of the late Richard and June (Brown) Greene. Me...

Robert G. Derrick

June 28, 2021

Robert G. Derrick Sr, 89, of Waymart, PA, passed away peacefully at home on June 28, 2021. He is survived by is wife of 62 years, the former Shirley Brown. Born on January 16, 1932, in Waymart, PA, to the late Joseph and Augusta Smith Derrick. Bob...

William A. Surdovel

June 26, 2021


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William A. "Bud" Surdovel, 73, of Beach Lake, died on Saturday, June 26, 2021 at Geisinger Wyoming Valley in Wilkes Barre. Born on May 26, 1948, in Suffern, NY, he was the son of the late William A. Sr. and Elizabeth (Fox) Surdovel. He was a US Ar...

Stella E. Ropke (Schwartz)

June 24, 2021

Stella E. Ropke, 97, of Narrowsburg, NY passed away peacefully on Thursday, June 24, 2021 at Wayne Woodlands Manor in Waymart, PA. She was preceded in death by her husband, Christian F. Ropke (Chris) on December 3, 2013. The couple married on Decembe...

Barbara A. Jennings (Strosahl)

June 21, 2021

  Barbara Ann Jennings - Honesdale Barbara Ann Jennings, 83 of Honesdale, passed away peacefully at home, surrounded by her loved ones on Monday, June 21, 2021. She is survived by her husband of 64 years, Robert Jennings. The couple marrie...

Christopher J. Evans

June 19, 2021

Christopher James Evans, 31, of Honesdale, died on Saturday, June 19, 2021 at Wayne Memorial Hospital following injuries sustained from an accident. Born on December 1, 1989 in Honesdale, he is the son of Frank James and Lisa Marie (Hattler) Evans...

Linda M. Triebig (Lundquist)

June 19, 2021

Linda Marie Triebig, 78, of Honesdale died at home on June 19, 2021.She is survived by her husband of 56 years, Harry J. Triebig. The couple married on November 29, 1964. Born on February 7, 1943 in Queens, NY, she is the daughter of Marie Volz an...

Rita A. Langendoerfer (Murray)

June 13, 2021

Rita Ann Langendoerfer, 78, of Honesdale, died on Sunday, June 13, 2021 peacefully at her home with her family by her side. She is survived by her husband of 61 years, Ralph S. Langendoerfer. The couple married on March 21, 1960. Born on January 3...

Barry J. Tretheway

June 13, 2021

Barry J. Tretheway, 80, died June 13, 2021. He is survived by his companion and partner, Sandi Scull of Dyberry Twp. with whom he resided. Son of the late John Bray Tretheway and Betty J. (Tretheway) Snover, he was born June 18, 1940 in Stroudsburg,...

Chester R. O'Connell

June 11, 2021

Chester R. O'Connell, 37, of Honesdale, died on Friday, June 11, 2021 at Geisinger Medical Center in Danville, PA. Born on July 17, 1983 in Carbondale, he is the son of Chester M. O'Connell and wife Bernadette of Waymart and Janice Breza Smoke and...

Elizabeth Hiller (Schmidt)

June 8, 2021

Elizabeth “Betty” Hiller, (90), of North Wales, Pa, formerly of Beach Lake, died peacefully on June 8th. She was preceded in death by her husband, Norman Hiller, on March 25, 1992. She is survived by daughter Pamela and son-in-law Jeremiah Scull...

Norman F. Driscoll

June 7, 2021

Norman Albert Francis Driscoll, 68, passed away June 7, 2021, at his home in Hawley, PA.   Norman was born in Brooklyn, NY to Raymond and Lucretia (Bortree) Driscoll on November 24, 1952. He was the 2nd born of 5 children and is now surviv...

Susanna T. McCormick (Ryan)

June 5, 2021

Susanna “Sue” Teresa Ryan McCormick, age 95, of Pleasant Mount, PA and Delray Beach, FL passed away peacefully at her home in Pleasant Mount surrounded by family on Saturday, June 5, 2021. She was the widow of the late Ben McCormick, who died on ...

Ernest R. Williams

June 4, 2021


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Ernest Russell Williams, Jr., 70, of Honesdale, died on Friday, June 4, 2021 at his home. Born on October 14, 1950 in Honesdale, he was the son of the late Ernest Russell Sr. and Betty (Meyers) Williams. He was a US Army veteran who served during ...

James W. Byrnes

June 2, 2021


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James W. Byrnes, 94, of Honesdale, died on Wednesday, June 2, 2021 at Allied Services Skilled Nursing and Rehab Center in Scranton. He was preceded in death by his wife, the former Lorraine Cheely who died on February 5, 2003. The couple married on M...

Edward C. Erdmann

June 1, 2021


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Edward Charles Erdmann, 96, of Pleasant Mount, died on Tuesday, June 1, 2021 at his home. He was preceded in death by his first wife, Doris Scholland Erdmann on August 27, 1999 and second wife Jane Mandel Erdmann on September 17, 2019. Born on Dec...

Walter Mahon

June 1, 2021

Walter Mahon passed away peacefully on Tuesday, June 1, 2021. He was 95. Walter was born to the late William and Mary (Nelson) Mahon. He was raised in Haskell, NJ and attended Butler High School. He served in the US Army Air Core from 1944 to 1946 as...

John E. Erickson

May 24, 2021

John Ellef Erickson, 44, of Beach Lake, died on Monday, May 24, 2021 at Geisinger Community Medical Center in Scranton. He is survived by his wife of 16 years, Katie Guinther. Born on December 2, 1976 in Brooklyn, NY, he is the son of Georgia Morr...

Phyllis Sears (Bruno)

May 20, 2021

Phyllis (Bruno) Sears, 77, of Honesdale, passed away on Thursday, May 20, 2021 surrounded by her family. As per her request, a private celebration of her life will be held at a later date....

Aida Petersen

May 20, 2021

Aida Petersen, 81, of Damascus, PA and formerly of Lodi and Clifton, NJ, died on Thursday, May 20, 2021 at her home. She is survived by her husband of 31 years, Carl Petersen. The couple married on January 8, 1990. Born on November 25, 1939 in Gua...