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Obituaries

Dorothy Rosenkrans Hyser (Richards)

January 15, 2017

Dorothy (Richards) Rosenkrans Hyser, 89, of Honesdale, died on Sunday, January 15, 2017 at Ellen Memorial Health Care Center surrounded by family. She was preceded in death by her first husband, Harrison Tripp Rosenkrans on January 12, 1985 and her s...

Matthew L. Selvaggi

January 3, 2017


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Matthew Luke Selvaggi, 36, of Honesdale, died unexpectedly on Tuesday, January 3, 2017 at his home. Born on October 16, 1980 in Smithtown, NY, he is the son of Michael W. and Irene J. Ficht Selvaggi of Honesdale. Matt attended Honesdale High Schoo...

Shirley L. Anke (Rollison)

January 2, 2017

Shirley L. Anke, 82 of Hawley, died on Monday, January 2, 2016 at Wayne Woodlands Manor. She was preceded in death by her husband, Allen E. Anke on July 4, 2010. The couple married on July 6, 1960. Born on November 18, 1934 at the family home in W...

Martha M. Gumble (Nardello)

January 2, 2017

Martha Marie "Marti" (Nicotera) Gumble, age 71, of Honesdale, PA, passed away on January 2, 2017. Marti was born in Camden, NJ to the late George Nardello and Martha Marie Coccogna Nardello on September 9, 1945. She graduated from Camden Catholic ...

Edmund J. Grimes

December 31, 2016


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Edmund "Ned" J. Grimes, 72, of Lake Ariel, died on Saturday, December 31, 2016 at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Born on August 18, 1944 in Scranton, he was the son of the late Edmund J. Sr. and Kathryn F. O'Rourke Grimes. He was graduate of Archbald Hi...

Ruth S. Weniger (Schield)

December 30, 2016

Ruth Schield Weniger, beloved aunt, teacher, and friend, died on December 30, 2016, at Bethany Village where she had been residing.  She was preceded in death by her husband, Attorney Robert T. Weniger and her parents, William and Harriett Kehr Schi...

Farrington C. Case

December 20, 2016


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Farrington "Buck" Chauncey Case, 88 of Beach Lake, passed away peacefully at his home on Tuesday, December 20, 2016 after a long battle with cancer. He is survived by his wife, Dorothy Darling Case. The couple married December 24, 1998. He was preced...

Catherine A. Quinn (Morton)

December 17, 2016

Catherine A. Quinn, 89, of Honesdale passed away on Saturday, December 17. She was predeceased in 2006 by her husband of 59 years, William J. Quinn.   While a resident of Honesdale, Catherine was active in St John the Evangelist Parish wit...

Anthony (Leroy) Gibbons

December 16, 2016


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Anthony Leroy Gibbons, 94, of Hawley, died on Friday, December 16, 2016 at his home. He is survived by his wife of 63 years, the former Gladys Rollison. The couple married on April 18, 1953. Born on October 22, 1922 at the family home in Palmyra T...

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...