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Obituaries

Daniel A. Steelman

July 13, 2019


Veteran
Daniel Adam Steelman, 62, of Hancock, NY, died on Saturday, July 13, 2019 at the Wilkes-Barre Veterans Medical Center. Born on December 12, 1956 in Lewes, DE, he was the son of the late James E. Steelman Sr. and Clarabelle Paugh Steelman. Dan was ...

Julian A. Hadden

July 7, 2019

Julian "Jules" Hadden, 67, of Prompton, died on Sunday, July 7, 2019. Born on May 21, 1952 in Honesdale, he was the son of the late David E. Hadden Sr. and Evelyn Mae Eldred Hadden Miller. Jules started at a young age working on farms in the ar...

James R. Maneval

July 2, 2019

James R. Maneval, 75 of Lakeville and formerly of Pequannock, NJ and Pompton Plains, NJ, died on Tuesday, July 2, 2019 at Geisinger CMC in Scranton. He is survived by his wife of 52 years, Judith (Creed) Maneval. The couple married on December 30, 19...

Celine M. Tiel (Opinsky)

June 30, 2019

Celine Opinsky Tiel passed away on Sunday, June 30, 2019 at her home. Celine was born in the Minooka section of Scranton on December 22, 1938. She was baptized in St. Joseph's Church, Minooka on December 31, 1938. Celine was the 13th of 14 childre...

Anna T. French (Fey)

June 23, 2019

Anna T. French, 75, of White Mills, passed away on Sunday, June 23, 2019 at Wayne Memorial Hospital, surrounded by loved ones. She is survived by her husband of 50 years, David W. French. The couple married on October 5, 1968. Born on March 18, 19...

Seth D. Pennington

June 22, 2019


Veteran
A man who made friends everywhere he went, Seth Dorian Pennington, Jr. (April 6,1945 - June 22, 2019) grew up in Canarsie, Brooklyn, NY, proudly served his country during the Vietnam War '65-'68, raised a loving, devoted family on Long Island, tended...

Peter H. Ward

June 19, 2019

Peter H. Ward, 66, passed away Wednesday, June 19, 2019 after a courageous battle with cancer. He is survived by his wife of 16 years, the former Wendy Mongovan. The couple married on January 4, 2003. Born on November 5, 1952, he was the son of th...

Eugene E. Mackerley

June 9, 2019

Eugene Edward "Eddie" Mackerley Jr., 40 of Hawley, died unexpectedly on Sunday, June 9, 2019 at his home. He is survived by his wife of 13 years, Samantha L. (Howard) Mackerley. The couple married on September 9, 2006. Born on February 28, 1979...

Jason L. Levanowitz

June 6, 2019

On Thursday, June 6, 2019 our lives were forever altered.   It was on that evening we were told that our husband and father, Jason Lee Levanowitz, had lost his life in a motorcycle accident with his best friend Larry Lazaro by his side.  Larry sus...

Ronald E. Young

May 31, 2019

Ronald E. Young Sr., 84, of Pittston and formerly of Honesdale, died Friday, May 31, 2019 at Geisinger, Wyoming Valley. He was preceded in death by his wife, the late Betty C. Davis, who died July 14, 2014. The couple were married for 61 years. Bo...

Marion F. Windsor

May 27, 2019

Marion F. Windsor, 79 of Honesdale, PA and formerly of New Kensington, PA, died on Monday, May 27, 2019 at Ellen Memorial Health Care Center where she was a resident. Born on October 21, 1939 in New Kensington, PA, she was the daughter of the late...

Susan M. Gilby (Elliott)

May 25, 2019

Susan M. Gilby of Honesdale, passed away at home on May 25, 2019. She was born on February 20, 1952, the daughter of the late William Sr. and Doris Elliott and grew up in Nazareth, PA. Susie is survived by her daughter Kelly, with whom she resi...

Kari L. Lord (DeReamer)

May 21, 2019

Kari L. Lord, 41, of Honesdale and Fort Worth, TX, died unexpectedly on Tuesday, May 21, 2019. She is survived by her husband of 14 years, Anthony "Tony" Lord. The couple married on June 19, 2004. Born in Scranton, PA, she is the daughter of Jam...

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...

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...