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Obituaries

Ethel C. Rose Cook

August 28, 2015

Ethel C. Rose, 86, of Cherry Ridge, died on Friday, August 28, 2015 at Julia Ribaudo Extended Care in Lake Ariel. She is survived by her husband of 61 years, Edmund J. Rose. The couple married on June 5, 1954. Born on April 6, 1929 in Lake Ariel, ...

Joseph M. McDonnell

August 24, 2015


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Joseph Martin McDonnell, 86, of Honesdale, died on Monday, August 24, 2015 at Elmcroft of Mid Valley, Peckville where he was residing. He was preceded in death by his wife, the former Brigid Lynch on August 2, 2006. The couple married on December 9, ...

Robert F. Ruddy

August 21, 2015


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Robert F. Ruddy, 86, a resident at Wayne Woodlands Manor, died on Friday, August 21, 2015 at Wayne Memorial Hospital. He was preceded in death by his wife, the former Lorraine Crocker Collins on May 7, 2008. Born on December 5, 1928 in Carbondale,...

Steven A. Cusumano

August 18, 2015

Steven Allen Cusumano, 69, of Honesdale, died on Tuesday, August 18, 2015 at Geisinger Community Medical Center in Scranton. He is survived by his wife of 20 years, the former Valerie Jervis. The couple married July 1, 1995. Born on March 7, 1946 ...

Bessie L. Fletcher

August 18, 2015

Bessie L. Fletcher, 87, of Tyler Hill and formerly of Coldenham, NY, died on Tuesday, August 18, 2015 at home. Born on September 29, 1927 in Newburgh, NY, she was the daughter of the late Jonathan J. and Bessie B. Score Fletcher. She was a graduat...

Adam G. Jones

August 17, 2015


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Adam George Jones, 96, formerly of Dyberry Township, died on Monday, August 17, 2015 at Bethany Village where he was residing. He was preceded in death by his wife, the former Helen Mary Covella on April 16, 2014. The couple married on March 21, 1940...

Beatrice L. Wood Clemo

August 13, 2015

Beatrice L. Wood, age 88, of Pleasant Mount, died Thursday morning, at Wayne Woodlands Manor in Waymart. She was preceded in death by her husband, the late Franklin P. Wood, who died on Aug. 8, 2003. She was born in Carbondale on Nov. 20, 1926....

Mildred M. Warwick Pykus

August 12, 2015

Mildred Warwick, 83, a lifelong resident of Honesdale, died Wednesday afternoon, August 12, 2015, at Wayne Memorial Hospital, Honesdale. She was preceded in death by her husband, Joseph Warwick. They were married for 46 years. Born October 16, 193...

Julia Salvato Bruck

August 9, 2015

Julia (Bruck) Salvato, 97, a resident of Wayne Woodlands Manor, Waymart, PA and formerly of Wilmington, DE, died on Sunday, August 9, 2015 at Regional Hospital of Scranton. She was preceded in death by her husbands, Herbert A. Bruck, Floyd Clark, and...

Annetta K. DeYoung

August 8, 2015

Annetta (Netta) DeYoung, wife of John DeYoung, Honesdale, Pa passed away quietly on August 8, 2015 at The Wayne County Memorial Hospital. Born March 23, 1942 in Reading PA, she was the daughter of the late Margaret Koller. In 1972, Netta and her h...

Sophie H. Savastano Desimone

August 8, 2015

Sophie Helen Desimone Savastano, aged 90, died Saturday at Wayne Woodlands Manor after a long illness. Beloved mother of Frank (Laura) Savastano of Honesdale; Joseph (Nancie) Savastano, Andover MA; Mark Savastano, Allendale, NJ; and daughter-in-law, ...

Amie J. Oprisko-Bose

August 5, 2015

Amie J. Oprisko-Bose lost her long battle with cancer on Wednesday, August 5, 2015. Amie was born February 8, 1968 in Honesdale, PA to Michael and Jean Oprisko. She married Kevin W. Bose Sr. June 11, 1994. She graduated Honesdale High School cla...

Edward J. Robinson III.

August 2, 2015

Edward Joseph “EJ” Robinson III, 55, passed away early on the morning of Sunday, August 2, 2015. He is survived by his wife, the former Linda Vonson. Born in Honesdale, Pa on October 7, 1959, EJ was the son of Edward J. Robinson Jr. of Honesdale ...

Walter J. Tluczek

August 1, 2015


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Walter "Sonny" J. Tluczek, 72, of Equinunk, died on Saturday, August 1, 2015 at Wayne Memorial Hospital. He is survived by his wife of 50 years, the former Donna M. Snipas. The couple married on April 17, 1965. Born on April 25, 1943 in Oahu, HI, ...

Sally E. O'Brien Smith

July 30, 2015

Sally Elizabeth O'Brien, 66, of Honesdale, died on Thursday, July 30, 2015 at Hospice of the Sacred Heart in Dunmore. She is survived by her husband, Kevin T. O'Brien. The couple married on May 18, 1991. Born on July 9, 1949 in Honesdale, she was ...

Julia M. Leonard Farrell

July 28, 2015

Julia M. Leonard, 96 of Pleasant Mount died on Tuesday, July 28, 2015 at home after a brief illness, surrounded by her loving family. She was preceded in death by her husband, Thomas A. Leonard on December 12, 1984. Born July 22, 1919 in Honesdale...

LTG (Ret.) Daniel J. O'Neill

July 28, 2015


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General Daniel Joseph O’Neill, 78, of Honesdale, a long-time educator and school administrator, distinguished military officer, active civic leader, and irreplaceable center of his family, died unexpectedly on July 28, 2015. Gen. O’Neill was bor...

James P. Weist

July 17, 2015


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James Peter Weist, 77, of Honesdale, died on Friday, July 17, 2015 at his home following an 8 year battle with cancer. He is survived by his wife of 40 years, the former Shirley Acker. Born on August 16, 1937 in Honesdale, he was the son of the la...

Edward S. Guinther

July 14, 2015

Edward S. Guinther, 95, a resident at Bethany Village and formerly of Honesdale, died on Tuesday, July 14, 2015 at Wayne Memorial Hospital. He was preceded in death by his wife, the former Doris M. Johnson on October 4, 2012. The couple married May 1...

Mary E. Schmidt Cousins

July 7, 2015

Mary Eleanor (Cousins) Schmidt, 80, formerly of Berlin Twp., died July 7, 2015 at Allied Skilled Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Scranton where she was residing. She was preceded in death by her husband, Donald L. Schmidt on April 18, 1998. B...

Allan G. Schmidt

July 6, 2015


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Allan Gerard Schmidt, 64, of Honesdale and formerly of The Heights in Jersey City, NJ died on Monday, July 6, 2015 at Lehigh Valley Hospital at Cedar Crest. He is survived by his wife, Joyce Cooper. Born on June 20, 1951 in Jersey City, NJ, he was...

Alice C. Foster Rutledge

July 3, 2015

Alice C. Foster, 91, of Honesdale, died peacefully at home, Friday, July 3, 2015, surrounded by her family. Born in Lookout, PA on July 26, 1923, she was the daughter of the late Arnold E. and Nora H. (Cole) Rutledge. On January 19, 1946, she was ...

George R. Uhlich

July 3, 2015


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George R. Uhlich, 71, of Damascus and Englewood, FL, died unexpectedly on Friday, July 3, 2015 at his home. He is survived by his wife of 51 years, the former Renee Morando. The couple married on June 27, 1964. Born on August 19, 1943 in New York ...

Joan M. La Tournous Opinsky

June 20, 2015

Joan M. La Tournous, 86 formerly of Hawley died Saturday, June 20 at Homeland Center in Harrisburg. Joan is survived by her husband of 64 years Raymond J. La Tournous, son Richard and wife Susan, son James and wife Nancy and daughter Kathy Kovales...

Patricia A. Carrier Monahan

June 15, 2015

Patricia Ann Carrier, 69, of Beach Lake, died on Monday, June 15, 2015 at her home. She is survived by her husband of 26 years, Daniel William Carrier. The couple married on July 1, 1989. Born on November 25, 1945 in the Bronx, NY, she was the dau...