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Obituaries

Ernest "Duff" Cook

October 15, 2014

Ernest "Duff" D. Cook, 90, of Honesdale, died on Wednesday, October 15, 2014 at his home. He is survived by his wife of 63 years, the former Doris R. Roe. Born on October 3, 1924 at the family home in Lake Ariel, he was the son of the late Amzi and A...

Albert Opinsky

October 8, 2014

Albert William Opinsky, 93, of Honesdale, died on Wednesday, October 8, 2014 at Wayne Memorial Hospital. He was preceded in death by his wife, the former Isabelle Nonnemacher on November 1, 2013. Born on May 26, 1921 in Scranton, PA, he was the son o...

Marjorie Firmstone

October 5, 2014

Marjorie Firmstone of White Mills died October 5 after a long illness. She is survived by her husband of 62 years, Jack Firmstone. Born on July 21, 1931, daughter of the late Charles and Evelyn Watson DeReamer, she graduated from Hawley High School. ...

Robert A. Coons

September 24, 2014

Robert A. Coons, 65, of Honesdale, died on Wednesday, September 24, 2014 at his home. Born on December 30, 1948, in Honesdale, he was the son of Rose S. Slish Coons of Honesdale and the late Robert E. Coons. He was a graduate of Honesdale Catholic Hi...

Jean Cary

September 16, 2014

Jean R. Cary, 80, of Beach Lake, died on Tuesday, September 16, 2014 at Geisinger Wyoming Valley Medical Center. She is survived by her husband of 58 years, Charles B. Cary. Born on May 6, 1934 in Concord, NY, she was the daughter of the late Kenneth...

George Southerton

September 14, 2014


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George Jerome Southerton, 95, a lifelong resident of Honesdale, died unexpectedly on Sunday, September 14, 2014 at his home. He was preceded in death by his wife, the former Evelyn Larsen on January 12, 1972. He was born in Honesdale on November 17, ...

Kristina Lynn Dame

September 11, 2014

Kristina Lynn Dame, 39, of Hawley, died unexpectedly, Thursday, September 11, 2014 at her home. Born on August 19, 1975 in East Stroudsburg, PA, she is the daughter of Margaret Kingston Dame with whom she resided and the late Lawrence Dame. She was a...

Barbara Blockberger

September 9, 2014

Barbara Ann Blockberger, 45, of Honesdale, died on Tuesday, September 9, 2014 at her home. She is survived by her longtime companion of 27 years, Timothy S. Gibbons. Born on February 13, 1969 in Honesdale, she is the daughter of John and Barbara Jean...

Marion Mang

September 8, 2014

Marion A. Mang, 82, of Honesdale, died on Monday, September 8, 2014 at Geisinger CMC in Scranton. She is survived by her husband of 61 years, Merlin R. Mang. The couple married June 27, 1953. Born on January 5, 1932 in Honesdale, she was the daughter...

Dorothy Gevert

September 5, 2014

Dorothy Eliza Gevert, daughter of Lorin G. and Flora Mae Stinnard Fleming, having recently celebrated her 101st birthday, left our mortal world behind on Friday, September 5th. In the company of a loving friend, she died peacefully at the Forest Park...

Richard Levanowitz

September 2, 2014

Richard "Rick" Levanowitz, 55, passed away unexpectedly Tuesday, September 2, 2014 at Geisinger CMC in Scranton. Born in Blossburg, PA, he was the son of the late W. Edward and Ada (Stanton) Levanowitz. Following school, Rick joined the Pennsylvania ...

Joesph White

August 31, 2014

Joseph Ervin White, 52, of Honesdale, died unexpectedly on Sunday, August 31, 2014 at his home. He was preceded in death by the love of his life, his wife, the former Eileen F. Mullahy on December 23, 2012. The couple married on May 7, 1994. Born on ...

Marlene Brown

August 25, 2014

Marlene H. Brown, 79, of Honesdale, died on Monday, August 25, 2014 at Wayne Memorial Hospital. She was preceded in death by her husband Maurice "Moe" Brown on September 8, 2013. The couple married on November 26, 1955. Born on April 17, 1935 in Hone...

Christine Koberlein

August 25, 2014

Christine Anne Koberlein, 88, of White Mills and formerly of Prompton, died on Sunday, August 24, 2014 at Wayne Memorial Hospital after a brief illness. She was preceded in death by her husband, Sam Koberlein on May 18, 1994. She was born in Manhatta...

Hubert McDonnell

July 30, 2014

Hubert Edward McDonnell, 62, of Cherry Ridge, son of the late Hubert Edward McDonnell and Ann Cronin McDonnell passed away July 30, 2014 on Cape Cod. He is survived by his loving wife Maryann Hickey McDonnell . Ed was born January 14, 1952 and grew u...

Susan Ward

July 21, 2014

Susan Vera Ward, 64, of Starrucca, PA and formerly of Berkshire Valley, NJ died unexpectedly on July 21, 2014. She is survived by her husband, James E. Ward Jr.. The couple married on October 23, 1971. Born on November 22, 1949 in Livingston, N...

Robert Stinnard

July 11, 2014

Robert L. Stinnard, 92, of Honesdale, died on Friday, July 11, 2014 at his home. He was preceded in death by his wife of 68 years, the former Lois Adair Branning on June 19, 2014. The couple married on June 1, 1946. Born on December 10, 1921 in Varde...

William Hopkins Jr

July 7, 2014

William J. Hopkins, Jr., 84, of Honesdale, died on Monday, July 7, 2014 at Gino J. Merli Veterans Center in Scranton. He was preceded in death by his wife, the former Eleanor Louise Eisenhauer on April 2, 2014. The couple married on October 28, 1950 ...

Jane Huber

July 5, 2014

Jane Elizabeth Huber, 64, of Honesdale and formerly of Seaford, NY died on Saturday, July 5, 2014 at Geisinger Wyoming Valley Medical Center. She is survived by her husband of 41 years, Dennis Huber. Born on November 3, 1949 in West New York, NJ, she...

Rev. Frederick Howard

July 1, 2014

Reverend Frederick J. Howard, 80, of Honesdale, died on Tuesday, July 1, 2014 at his home. He was preceded in death by his wife Sylvia Harned Howard in 2002. The couple married on July 18, 1976. Born on March 19, 1934 in Austin, TX, he was the son of...

Arnold Bertsche

July 1, 2014


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Arnold T. Bertsche, born on May 17, 1926, the 9th child of Arnold J. Bertsche and Elizabeth Sullivan Bertsche. Arnold was born in Elmira, New York and moved to a small mining town of Antrim, PA. Arnold graduated Wellsboro High School early to join th...

Emily Curry

July 1, 2014

Emily Bridgid Curry, 96, of Honesdale, died on Tuesday, July 1, 2014 at home. She was preceded in death by her husband Michael Curry on July 22, 1987. Born in Drumkeerin, Ireland on January 31, 1918, she was the daughter and last surviving member of ...

Lois Adair Stinnard

June 19, 2014

Lois Adair Stinnard, 86, of Honesdale, died on Thursday, June 19, 2014 at Wayne Woodlands Manor. She is survived by her husband of 68 years, Robert L. Stinnard. The couple married on June 1, 1946. Born on October 5, 1927 in Luzerne, PA, she was the d...

Herbert Pabst

June 17, 2014

Herbert C. Pabst, 84, of Damascus, died on Tuesday, June 17, 2014 at Wayne Memorial Hospital. He is survived by his wife of 62 years, the former Rosemarie Birner. Born on August 13, 1929 in Woodbridge, NJ, he was the son of the late Charles F. and Ru...

Paul B Gregorski

June 12, 2014

Paul B. Gregorski, 61 of Lake Ariel, PA, died unexpectedly in his residence on Thursday, June 12, 2014. He is survived by his wife of 36 years, the former Carolyn Jones. The couple married on June 18, 1977. Born in Scranton, PA, he was the son of Bla...