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Obituaries

Marilyn S. Downs

November 15, 2014

Marilyn S. Downs, of New York City, died Saturday, November 15, 2014, in her home in Equinunk with her family. She lived her life with a belief in God and Our Lord Jesus Christ and a personal dedication to the Blessed Virgin Mary. Marilyn is survi...

John C. Doherty

November 15, 2014


Veteran
John C. Doherty Sr., 85, of Honesdale, died on Saturday, November 15th, 2014 at home. His wife, the former Lois Snyder Doherty, died in 1997. He was the oldest son of Charles and Ona Watson Doherty. He was a graduate of Honesdale Catholic School and ...

Evelyn Jones

November 12, 2014

Evelyn Adele Theresa Jones, 67, of Honesdale, died November 12, 2014 at home. She is preceded in death by her husband, Richard "Dick" Jones on October 28, 2012. The couple married on August 5, 1967. Born in Callicoon, NY on July 25, 1947, she was the...

Janet Ridd

November 8, 2014

Janet Kathryn Ridd, 91, of Honesdale, died on Saturday, November 8, 2014 at Ellen Memorial Health Care Center. She was preceded in death by her husband Robert J. Ridd on April 8, 1993. Born on July 16, 1923 in Philadelphia, PA, she was the daughter o...

Anna DeBlanco

October 30, 2014

Anna Katherine DeBlanco, RN, 88, of Clinton Township, died on Thursday, October 30, 2014 at Ellen Memorial Health Care Center. She was preceded in death by her husband John DeBlanco on October 29, 2005. The couple married on February 4, 1950. Born on...

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


Veteran
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...