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Obituaries

Mary B. Watson Rickard

April 30, 2015

Mary B. Watson, 64 of Lakewood, PA, died on Friday, April 30, 2015 at Moses Taylor Hospital. She is survived by her husband, Richard J Watson, of 42 years. The couple married on July 8, 1972. Born on May 10, 1950 in Lackawanna County, she was the ...

Anna Poltanis Ambrose

April 23, 2015

Anna Ambrose Poltanis, 85, of Waymart, PA, died on Thursday, April 23, 2015, at Wayne Memorial Hospital, Honesdale. She was the widow of John J. Poltanis who preceded her in death on October 31, 2012. Daughter of the late Stephen and Anna Stasik A...

Harold J. Gilhool

April 18, 2015


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Harold J. Gilhool, 74, of Honesdale, died at home on Saturday, April 18, 2015. He is survived by his wife of 49 years, the former Margaret Jean Hessling. The couple was married on November 27, 1965. Born on September 4, 1940, in Carbondale, Pennsy...

James J. Bresset

April 17, 2015

James J. Bresset, of Mount Pocono, PA, died on Friday, April 17, 2015 at Halifax Hospice in Edgewater, FL. Born in Honesdale, he was the son of the late George L. and Rosemary Coyne Bresset. He was a graduate of the University of Scranton with a B...

Martin Geer

April 9, 2015


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Martin "Marty" Geer, 69, of Honesdale, died on Thursday, April 9, 2015 at Hospice of the Sacred Heart Inpatient Unit in Dunmore. He is survived by his wife of 29 years, the former Erin Dean. The couple married on October 20, 1986. Born on November...

Dorothy C. Dudley Garrity

April 9, 2015

Dorothy C. Dudley, 99, of Honesdale, died on Thursday, April 9, 2015 at her home. She was preceded in death by her husband, Thomas Dudley on July 3, 1984. Born on September 11, 1915 in Hawley, she was the daughter and last surviving member of the ...

William B. Birmingham

March 28, 2015


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William B. Birmingham, 85, of Honesdale, died on Saturday, March 28, 2015 at Regional Hospital in Scranton. He is survived by his wife, the former Doris M. Crockenberg. The couple married on November 4, 1950 in St. Mary Magdalen Church in Honesdale. ...

Gisele Verdi Drolet

March 27, 2015

Gisele Verdi of Bethany, PA, died on Friday, March 27, 2015 at Wayne Memorial Hospital in Honesdale. She was 89. The daughter of the late Joseph and Adele Drolet, she was born on June 29, 1925 in Quebec City, Canada. Gisele was the wife of the lat...

Joseph J. Brew

March 24, 2015

Joseph John Brew, 63, of Honesdale, died on Tuesday, March 24, 2015 at Regional Hospital of Scranton. Born on February 15, 1952 in La Jolla, CA, he was the son of the late John Joseph and Catherine Dean Brew. Joseph was a typesetter for General El...

Herman Neugebauer

March 20, 2015


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Herman A. Neugebauer, 79, Beach Lake, PA, passed away peacefully in his home on March 20, 2015 after a long illness. He was born on June 12, 1935 in Moscow, PA to the late Rudolph Neugebauer and Elizabeth Hafner Neugebauer. Herman graduated from N...

Mary L. Carney Weisensale

March 14, 2015

Mary L. Carney, 83, of Honesdale, died on Saturday, March 14, 2015 at Ellen Memorial Health Care Center in Honesdale. She was preceded in death by her husband, Alexander L. Carney on April 7, 1996. Born on September 26, 1931 in York, PA, she was t...

Paula T. Bishop Yanochik

March 7, 2015

Paula Bishop, 54, of Honesdale, PA (formerly of Archbald) passed away on March 7, 2015 after a lengthy and courageous battle with breast cancer. She was the daughter of the late John J. and Ann M. Cowley-Yanochik of Archbald. Born in Peckville, PA...

Shirley Belknap

February 28, 2015

Shirley E. Belknap, 85, of Honesdale, died on Saturday, February 28, 2015 at Wayne Memorial Hospital in Honesdale. She was preceded in death by her husband Albert R. "Dober" Belknap on October 21, 2007. The couple married on August 19, 1950. Born on ...

Lawrence Stark

February 28, 2015

Lawrence Edward Stark, 101, of Honesdale, passed away Saturday, February 28, 2015 at Bethany Village where he resided for the past five years.He was preceded in death by by his high school sweetheart, Ruth Genevieve Mason, with whom he eloped at the ...

Charles Butera

February 20, 2015

Charles E. Butera, 86, of Honesdale, died on Friday, February 20, 2015 on his property. He was preceded in death by his wife, the former Florence Pirrone Oettinger on January 4, 1997. Born on August 7, 1928 in Brooklyn, NY, he was the son of the late...

Joan Powner

February 14, 2015

Joan Powner, 71, of White Mills, passed away on Saturday, February 14, 2015 at her home surrounded by her family. She is survived by her husband of 54 years, Richard "Dick" Powner. The couple married on July 6, 1961. Born on June 27, 1943 in Paterson...

Elaine Watson

February 13, 2015

Elaine L. (Miller) Watson, 80, a resident of Wayne Woodlands Manor in Waymart and formerly of White Mills, died on Friday, February 13, 2015 at Wayne Memorial Hospital. She was preceded in death by her husband, Kenneth F. Watson, Jr. in 1979. Born on...

Joseph Manley, Jr

February 13, 2015

Joseph William Manley, Jr., 66, of Beach Lake, died Friday, February 13, 2015 at Wayne Memorial Hospital. He is survived by his wife of 41 years, the former R. Cheryl Turonis. The couple married on February 2, 1974. Born on December 7, 1948 in Newark...

Daniel Southerton

February 5, 2015

Daniel Kieth Southerton, age 60, a lifelong resident of Honesdale, Pennsylvania passed away unexpectedly on February 5th, 2015 in his home on Brook Road. He was born in Honesdale on November 15th, 1954, the son of late George and Evelyn Larsen Southe...

Claire Hafler

February 5, 2015

Claire Hafler, 77, of Honesdale, died on Thursday, February 5, 2015 at Wayne Woodlands Manor in Waymart. She was preceded in death by her husband, Edwin Carl Hafler on January 4, 1997. The couple married on June 23, 1956. Born on March 26, 1937 in Sc...

Robert Guy Carroll

January 31, 2015

Robert Guy Carroll, 69, of Equinunk, died on Saturday, January 31, 2015 at Regional Hospital of Scranton. He is survived by his wife of 5 years, the former Carlotta "Joyce" Kingston. The couple married on March 23, 2010 in Pinedale, WY. Born on May 1...

Robert Mullins

January 19, 2015

Robert T. Mullins, 83, of Lackawaxen, died on Monday, January 19, 2015 at Wayne Memorial Hospital. He was preceded in death by his beloved wife, the former Joan N. Enkler on March 7, 2004. The couple married on January 29, 1954. Born on March 8, 1931...

Matthew Pons

January 19, 2015

Matthew Pons, 12, of Honesdale, died on Monday, January 19, 2015 at Westchester Medical Center, Valhalla, NY following injuries sustained in an automobile accident. Born on August 31, 2002 in the Bronx, NY he is the son of Maria S. Gonzalez Pons of H...

Pablo Pons

January 18, 2015

Pablo "Paul" Luis Pons, 34, of Honesdale, died on Sunday, January 18, 2015 in an automobile accident. He is survived by his wife of 14 years, the former Maria S. Gonzalez. The couple married on April 2, 2002. Born on December 17, 1980 in Necochea, Ar...

Louise Haberthuer

January 13, 2015

Louise S. Haberthuer, 97, of Easton, PA and formerly of Honesdale, died on Tuesday, January 13, 2015 at Old Orchard Manor Care in Easton. She was preceded in death by her husband, Henry Herman Haberthuer on October 6, 1996. Born on April 2, 1917 in E...