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Obituaries

Carl R. Hoffman

December 15, 2016

Carl R. Hoffman, 78, of Honesdale, formerly of Baldwin L.I. New York, passed away on December 15, 2016. Survived by loving siblings James Hoffman, Julie Satre, Diane Anker, Douglas Hoffman and Agnes Thomas. He was predeceased by brothers Arthur, R...

Diana M. Utegg (McConnell)

December 11, 2016

Diana Marie (McConnell) Utegg, 49, of Honesdale, died unexpectedly on Sunday, December 11, 2016 at her home. Born on September 10, 1967 in Honesdale, she is the daughter of William P. McConnell of Lake Ariel and Patricia Nober of Florida. She was ...

Donald C. McCann

December 8, 2016

Donald Charles McCann, Jr., 53, of Lake Ariel, died on Thursday, December 8, 2016 at his home.   Born on September, 8, 1963 in Scranton, he is the son of Donald and Helen Theobald McCann with whom he resided.  He was a graduate of Honesda...

Steven E. Macey

December 8, 2016


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Steven Emmett Macey, 68, of Equinunk, died on Thursday, December 8, 2016 at his home.  He is survived by his wife of 49 years, the former Christina M. Leonardo.  The couple married on June 16, 1967.   Born on March 19, 1948 in Honesdale,...

Margery A. Ordnung (Carroll)

December 6, 2016

Margery Ann Ordnung, 72, of Honesdale, died on Tuesday, December 6, 2016 at home surrounded by family and friends after a long battle with Alzheimers’s.   “Margie” is survived by her husband of 51 years, Clark Walter Ordnung.  The c...

Ruth H. Miller (Smith)

December 6, 2016

Ruth Hilda ( Smith)  Miller, 91, of White Mills passed away peacefully on Tuesday December 6, 2016 at Ellen Memorial Healthcare. She was preceded in death by her husband John F. Miller in 1984. Born on June 9, 1925 in White Mills she was the daug...

Frederick F. Weist

December 4, 2016

Frederick F. Weist of Honesdale, died on Saturday, December 3rd after an illness. He and his wife Jane (Graziadio – Salvatore) were married on September 28, 1963.   Born on November 1, 1940 in Honesdale, Fred was the son of the late Andr...

Margaret M. Fontana (Romanski)

November 30, 2016

Margaret "Peggy" Mary Fontana, 81, of Honesdale and formerly of Manhasset, NY, died on Wednesday, November 30, 2016 at her home. She was preceded in death by her husband Robert John Fontana in 1995. Born on September 3, 1935 in Glen Cove, NY, she ...

Ronald L. Reichling

November 28, 2016

Ronald L. Reichling, 56, of Honesdale and formerly of Queens, NY, died on Monday, November 28, 2016 at his home following an illness. He is survived by his wife of 20 years, the former Annette M. Mercatante. The couple married on August 9, 1996. B...

Albert Henderson

November 18, 2016

Albert Joseph "Sonny" Henderson, 80, of Milanville, died on Friday, November 18, 2016 at his home. He is survived by his wife of 59 years, the former Theresa Lau. The couple married on March 2, 1957. Born on December 30, 1935 in Carbondale, he was...

Joan M. Garrity (Pratt)

November 14, 2016

Joan Marie Garrity, 80, of Honesdale, died on Monday, November 14, 2016 at Julia Ribaudo Extended Care Center in Lake Ariel. She is survived by her husband of 60 years, Richard Garrity. The couple married on September 4, 1966. Born on July 10, 193...

Timothy E. O'Connell

November 14, 2016


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Timothy E. O'Connell, 86, of Honesdale, died on Monday, November 14, 2016 at his home. He is survived by his wife of 26 years, the former Judith A. Elbert. The couple married on December 24, 1989. Born on September 21, 1930 in Smith Hill, he was t...

Dawn M. Clancy (Sillis)

November 14, 2016

Dawn Marie (Sillis) Clancy, 47, of Browndale, went to heaven on November 14, 2016 at Inova Fairfax Hospital in Virginia due to injuries sustained in an accident. Born on November 22, 1968 in Suffern, NY, she is the daughter of Kay Meckel Sillis of...

Margaret Rechner (Birli)

November 10, 2016

  Margaret Rechner, 94, of Honesdale (Cherry Ridge) passed peacefully Thursday night, November 10, 2016, at Wayne Woodlands Manor. She was married to the late John Rechner who preceded her in death on February 17, 2002. What a life M...

Frank (Glen) Ames

November 8, 2016


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Frank “Glen” Ames of Hawley passed away November 8, 2016 at the Sunrise Home Health & Hospice, Provo, Utah. He was 89 and was preceded in death by his wife of 62 years Dorothy Agnes Smith Ames, and an infant son Dale Paul Ames.  He is surviv...

Christina A. Menotti

November 5, 2016

Christina Anne Menotti, 27, of Hawley, died unexpectedly on Saturday, November 5, 2016 at her home. Born on March 10, 1989 in Honesdale, she is the daughter of John R. and Susan E. Hubbard Menotti of Hawley. She was a graduate of Honesdale High Sc...

Jean E. Turano (Polley)

October 29, 2016

Jean Evelyn Polley Turano, 90, of Honesdale died peacefully Saturday, October 29, 2016 surrounded by her family after an illness.  She was the widow of Robert G. Turano, Sr. who preceded her in death on November 14, 2013.  They were married 65 year...

Frederick G. Lintner

October 22, 2016


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Frederick G. Lintner, 73, of Honesdale, died on Saturday, October 22, 2016 at Regional Hospital of Scranton. He is survived by his wife of 36 years, the former Sherri A. Keesler. The couple married on August 22, 1980. Born on May 8, 1943 in Honesd...

Mary Speakman (Mikolaichik)

October 18, 2016

Mary Speakman, 88, of Honesdale entered into eternal rest on Tuesday, October 18, 2016. She was preceded in death by her husband Harvard J Speakman on May 23, 1998. The couple married on November 27, 1955. She was the daughter of late Thomas and M...

Linda L. Ryan (Pepper)

October 18, 2016

Linda Lee Ryan, 73 of Lake Como PA passed away on October 18, 2016 in Philadelphia PA.  She is survived by her husband, Richard “Dick” Ryan.  The couple married on October 18, 1969. Born in Wappingers Falls NY on March 10, 1943, she was the ...

John E. Firmstone

October 13, 2016


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John E. Firmstone, 96, of White Mills, died of old age on October 13, 2016 at his home with his family. He was preceded in death by his wife, the former Marjorie DeRemaer on October 5, 2014. He was born on January 19, 1920 in White Mills, the son ...

Ronald L. Fullem

October 9, 2016


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Ronald L. Fullem, 88, of Honesdale, died on Sunday, October 9, 2016 at his home. He is survived by his wife of 65 years, the former Grace M. Hudson. The couple married on November 21, 1951. Born on August 15, 1928 in Uniontown, PA, he was the son ...

James W. Reedy

October 4, 2016


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James William Reedy, 78, of Equinunk, PA, died on Monday, October 3 rd at his home. Born on February 14, 1938 in New York City, he was the son of the late James Patrick Reedy and Catherine Hess Reedy. After residing in Vernon, NJ for 40 years, he ...

Rose S. Coons (Slish)

October 3, 2016

Rose S. Coons, 96, of Honesdale, died on Monday, October 3, 2016 at Ellen Memorial Health Care Center where she was a resident. She was preceded death by her husband, Robert E. Coons, Sr. on April 29, 2002. Born on January 24, 1920 in Forest City,...

Bethann M. Smith (Spittel)

September 25, 2016

Bethann M. Smith, 47, formerly of Honesdale, PA passed away unexpectedly following a motorcycle accident on September 25, 2016. Born in Buckhannon, West Virginia on March 2, 1969, she was the daughter of William (Raymond) and Joyce M. Spittel. Betha...