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Obituaries

Helen I. Mundy Gallick

February 24, 2016


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Helen I. Mundy, 90, of Honesdale, died on Wednesday, February 24, 2016 at home. She was preceded in death by her husband of 55 years, Robert J. Mundy, on November 18, 2010. They were married January 15, 1955, and resided in Cherry Ridge. Born at hom...

James E. Sherry

February 21, 2016


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James Elias Sherry, 91, formerly of Tunkhannock, died on Sunday, February 21, 2016 at Bethany Village where he was residing. He was preceded in death by his wife, the former June Emma Dotter on September 10, 1997. The couple married on January 27,...

Aldora E. Johannes Spangenberg

February 20, 2016

Aldora E. Johannes, 90, of Honesdale, died on Saturday, February 20, 2016 at Ellen Memorial Health Care Center. She was preceded in death by her husband, Cyril "Jake" Johannes on April 11, 2000. The couple married on August 11, 1947. Born on Septe...

Dorothy M Seber

February 18, 2016

Dorothy M. Seber, 92, formerly of Honesdale, died on February 18, 2016 at Manor Care South Nursing Home in York, PA where she had been residing. She was preceded in death by her husband, Anthony John Seber on May 16, 1995. She was born January 19,...

Raymond J. La Tournous

February 18, 2016


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Raymond J. La Tournous, 89, died on Thursday, February 18, at Homeland Center in Harrisburg, Pa. Ray is survived by two sons, Richard and wife Susan (Motichka) of Harrisburg, James and wife Nancy (Pender) of Orlando, Fla. and daughter Kathy Kovalesk...

Louis A. DeLima

February 16, 2016

Louis "Louie" Alves DeLima, 76, husband of the late Dolores DeLima, passed away in his sleep, at his home in Galilee, PA on Tuesday, February 16, 2016. Louie was born on March 11, 1939 in Haskell, NJ, to Luiz and Mary (Marquez) DeLima. He is survi...

William E. Douglass

February 13, 2016

William "Bill" Ernest Douglass, 66, of Honesdale, died Saturday at home. He is survived by his wife of 33 years, the former Mary Ellen Kelly, R.N. The couple married on July 17, 1982. Born on April 17, 1949, in Johnson City, N.Y., he was the son o...

Jean A. Watson Mullen

February 3, 2016

Jean Ann Watson, 79, of White Mills, died on Wednesday, February 3, 2016 at Geisinger Community Medical Center in Scranton. She is survived by her husband of 61 years, James Ernest Watson. The couple married on October 16, 1954. Born on March 30, ...

Grace E. Keen

February 1, 2016

Grace E. Keen, 93, Waymart, died on Monday, February 1, 2016 at Bethany Village, where she has been residing. Born on February 14, 1922 in Honesdale, she was the daughter of the late Judson and Alice E. Owen Keen. She was a graduate of Honesdale H...

C. Dan Smith

January 28, 2016

C. Daniel "Dan" Smith, 73, of Hawley, died on Thursday, January 28, 2016 at his home. He is survived by his wife 39 years, the former Kandy J. McKeown. The couple married on January 22, 1977. Born on October 28, 1942 in White Mills, he was the son...

Michael "Jake" J. Burkhardt

January 25, 2016

Michael Jacob "Jake" Burkhardt, 19, of Waymart, died on Monday, January 25, 2016 at Geisinger CMC in Scranton, following injuries sustained from an automobile accident. Born on November 16, 1996 in Honesdale, he is the son of Michael F. and Carol ...

Shirley M. Abraham Richards

January 22, 2016

Shirley Mae Abraham, 90, of Honesdale, died on Friday, January 22, 2016 at Wayne Memorial Hospital. She was preceded in death by her husband William J. Abraham in 1996. Born on August 14, 1925 in Kingston, PA, she was the daughter of the late Lloy...

Edmund J. Rose

January 14, 2016

Edmund J. Rose, 83, of Cherry Ridge, died on Thursday, January 14, 2016 at his home. He was preceded in death by his wife, the former Ethel Cook on August 28, 2015. The couple married on June 5, 1954. Born on July 14, 1932 at the family home, Clea...

Robert S. Lupyak

January 5, 2016


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Robert S. Lupyak, 87, of Honesdale, died on Tuesday, January 5, 2016 at Geisinger CMC in Scranton. He was preceded in death by his wife, the former Eleanor J. Rutkowsky on September 1, 2000. The couple married on August 24, 1963. Born in Browndale...

Paul A. Schwartz

December 19, 2015

Paul A. Schwartz, 63, of Hawley, died on Saturday, December 19, 2015. Paul was at his home surrounded by his family. He is survived by his wife of 41 years, the former Ramona A. Bea. The couple married on May 11, 1974. Born on July 4, 1952 in New ...

Bruce K. Freethy

December 10, 2015

Bruce K. Freethy, 51, of Hawley, died on Thursday, December 10, 2015 at his home. Born on July 22, 1964 in Scranton, he was the son of the late Paul Freethy and Judith Tallman Freethy Rimlinger. He was a graduate of Wallenpaupack High School, clas...

Ellen Hippensteel Behrens

December 9, 2015

Ellen Hippensteel, 80, of Honesdale, died December 9, 2015 at UNC Memorial Hospital, Chapel Hill, NC. Born June 1, 1935 in Brooklyn, NY, she was the daughter of the late John and Minnie Behrens and beloved wife of Oscar E. Hippensteel, Jr. She was a...

John Alan Junior Dutcher

December 4, 2015

John Alan Junior Dutcher, 35, of Honesdale, died on Friday, December 4, 2015 at his home. Born on March 17, 1980 in Phoenix, AZ, he was the son of John Alan Dutcher and Margaret Chapman Crucius. John enjoyed fishing, casino trips and being with fr...

John "Jack" W. Gumpper

November 27, 2015


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It is with heavy heart the family of John "Jack" W. Gumpper announces his journey to join his parents, Leo F. Gumpper and Doris Hiller Gumpper, and his brother-in-law, David Lamberton. Jack leaves behind his wife, Deby (Kominski) Gumpper and our chi...

Theresa "Betty" E. Brock Melody

November 16, 2015

Theresa (Betty) Melody Brock, 85 passed away in Hospice at Wayne Woodlands Manor on November 16, 2015. Betty received continuous support and love from her family as she dealt with Alzheimer’s. She was preceded in death by her husband and caregiver,...

Florence Gammerdinger Lampart

November 15, 2015

Florence Lampart Gammerdinger, RN, 94, of Honesdale, died on  Sunday, November 15, 2015 at her home.  She was preceded in  death by her husband, Harry "Duke" Gammerdinger on October 15,  1957.  The couple married on July  16, 1950. Born o...

Jane E. Osmunson Walsh

November 15, 2015

Jane E. Osmunson, 85, of Honesdale, died on Sunday, November 15, 2015 at her home. She is survived by her husband of 63 years, Thomas H. Osmunson. The couple married on July 20, 1952. Born on December 30, 1929 in Elizabeth, NJ, she was the daughte...

Elizabeth A. Gumble Reifler

November 5, 2015

Elizabeth A. "Betty" Gumble, 91, a resident of Wayne Woodlands Manor and formerly of Honesdale, died on Thursday, November 5, 2015. She was preceded in death by her husband, Clyde Gumble on October 7, 2001. Born on October 5, 1924 in Hawley, she w...

James F. Cole

November 3, 2015


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James Floyd Cole, 75, of Prompton, died on Tuesday, November 3, 2015 at Regional Hospital of Scranton. Born on October 13, 1940 in Lookout, PA, he was the son of the late Lindsay Arbec and Ruth Myrtle Rake Cole. He served in the US Air Force durin...

Donald W. Risse

November 2, 2015


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Donald W. Risse, 91, of Williamsport, PA and formerly of Honesdale, died on Monday, November 2, 2015 at Divine Providence Hospital. He was preceded in death by his wife of 57 years, the former Elizabeth R. Stegner, RN on January 5, 2006. The couple m...