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Obituaries

Andrew W. Jaggars

December 9, 2020

Andrew W. Jaggars, 58 passed away peacefully on December 9, 2020 at Wayne Memorial Hospital due to Metastatic Melanoma. Andrew was born on May 17, 1962 as the youngest child of Basil and Ellen (Johannes) Jaggars. While growing up in Honesdale, ...

Patricia A. Peterson (Ryan)

December 9, 2020

Patricia Ann Peterson, 79, of Honesdale, died on Wednesday, December 9, 2020 after a courageous battle with cancer. She was preceded in death by her husband Wilbur W. Peterson Jr. on January 11, 2013. The couple married on January 30, 1961. Born o...

Christopher M. Hnatko

December 7, 2020

Christopher Michael Hnatko, 38, of Hickory, NC and formerly of Pleasant Mount, died unexpectedly on Monday, December 7, 2020.   Born on September 4, 1982 in Honesdale, he was the son of the late Robert A. Hnatko.  Chris attended Forest Ci...

Kevin Resino

December 5, 2020

Kevin Resino, 63, of Honesdale, died on Saturday, December 5, 2020 at Wayne Memorial Hospital. He is survived by his wife of 33 years, Paulette Johnson. Born on February 6, 1957 in Yonkers, NY, he was the son of the late Salvatore and Monica (Gens...

Sandra L. Jones (Zipperlen)

December 4, 2020

Sandra Lee Jones Her journey began on November 22, 1958 in Farmingdale, New York, but she stopped counting at 29. She was a devoted wife to George and an exceptionally loving mother to Dawn, Michelle, Katie, Brianna and fur babies Mocha and P...

Willaim Russon Ganner

December 2, 2020

Willaim Russon "Russ" Ganner, 65, of Bethany, died unexpectedly on Wednesday, December 2, 2020 at home. He is survived by his husband, Harold Dennis Christie. Born on October 11, 1955 in Orange, NJ, he was the son of the late Thomas Alan and Donna...

Betty C. Brussell (Lacey)

November 18, 2020

Betty Caroline Lacey Brussell, 87, passed away peacefully on November 18, 2020, at Bethany Village due to natural causes. She was preceded in death by her husband of 48 years, Gerald (Jerry) Brussell. She was born on June 16, 1933, in Callicoon. B...

Ellen V. Fritz (Burkavage)

November 16, 2020

Ellen Veronica Fritz, 70, of Hawley, passed away peacefully on Monday, November 16, 2020, at her home with her family by her side. She is survived by her husband of 41 years, Charles "Chuck" Fritz, Sr. The couple married on December 2, 1978. Ellen...

Phyl W. Collins

November 16, 2020

Phyl W. Collins, Sr., 54, of Honesdale, died on Monday, November 16, 2020 at Lehigh Valley Hospital - Cedar Crest in Allentown. He is survived by his wife of 27 years, the former Judith Berran. The couple married on August 17, 1993. Born on Decemb...

David L. Malti

November 13, 2020


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David Louis Malti, son of William and Freda(Kennedy) Malti, born October 28, 1949, beloved husband, father, grandfather, brother, and uncle died Friday, November 13 unexpectedly. He was 71. Dave is survived by his wife, Shirley Lee (Eldridge) Malt...

Therese B. Hartung (Cormier)

November 11, 2020

Therese B. Hartung, 92, of Honesdale, died on Wednesday, November 11, 2020 at her home. She is survived by her husband of 73 years, David W. Hartung. The couple married on September 21, 1947. Born on February 28, 1928 in Haskell, NJ, she was the d...

Stanley J. Rudowicz

November 9, 2020


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Stanley J. "Rudy" Rudowicz, Jr., 75, of Honesdale, died on Monday, November 9, 2020 at Wayne Memorial Hospital. He is survived by his wife of 41 years, the former Roberta Cunningham Werner. The couple married on March 31, 1979. Born on July 24, 19...

Lucille M. Holl (Magalski)

November 7, 2020

Lucille M. "Sissy" Holl, 91, of Honesdale, passed away on Saturday, November 7, 2020 at Wayne Woodlands Manor in Waymart. She was preceded in death by her husband, Quinten Holl on July 26, 2019. The couple married on September 1, 1951. Born on Apr...

Ronald G. Shute

November 6, 2020

Ronald George Shute, 63, of Hawley, died on Friday, November 6, 2020 at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Born on January 15, 1957, he was the son of the late George Herbert and Alice Elizabeth (Lyons) Shute. Ron attended Johnson Technical College and work...

Nancy A. Donnelly (Hatler)

November 6, 2020

Nancy Ann Donnelly, 79 of Honesdale, PA passed away on November 6, 2020. Nancy was born on March 24, 1941 in Elizabeth, NJ to Frank Hatler and Esther Fuller. Nancy worked at The Twisted Rail formerly known as Sonny’s for many years before retiring ...

Hugh A. Tague

November 3, 2020

Hugh A. Tague III a.k.a. Stu a.k.a. Hugh the Stronger 02/06/1964 – 11/03/2020   Hugh Alphonsus Tague III completed his earthly mission the morning of election day, laying his head upon his Savior’s breast as he rested at home with h...

Rena L. Van Antwerp-Stanton

October 31, 2020

Rena L. Van Antwerp-Stanton, 60, of Honesdale, died on Saturday, October 31, 2020 at Geisinger in Danville. Born on September 6, 1960 in Binghamton, NY, she was the daughter of the late Ralph Constable and Shirley Morgan Close. Before taking il...

Regina A. Hook (Lopatofsky)

October 30, 2020

Regina Ann Hook, 90, of Honesdale, died on Friday, October 30, 2020 at Wayne Memorial Hospital.  She was preceded in death by her husband, Robert Jerome Hook on July 9, 2012. Born on November 7, 1929 in Carbondale, she was the daughter of the lat...

Thomasina Randazzo (Di Benedetto)

October 29, 2020

Thomasina Randazzo nee DiBenedetto passed on Thursday, October 29th 2020 at the age of eighty-one at Wayne Woodlands Manor in Waymart, PA. Born March 18th, 1939 in Ozone Park, NY to Marco DiBenedetto and Bertha DiBenedetto (Milano). She was married t...

Andrew G. Bookin

October 26, 2020


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Andrew George Bookin, 68, of Lakeville, died on Monday, October 26, 2020 at his home. He is survived by his wife of 38 years, the former Judy Gottschalk. Born on May 17, 1952 in Dickson City, he was the son of the late Stanley and Helen Bookin. ...

Joseph E. Krempasky

October 23, 2020

Joseph Edmund Krempasky, 92, of Honesdale, died on Friday, October 23, 2020 at his home. Born on November 16, 1927 in Jessup, PA, he was the son of the late Andrew Joseph and Victoria Rose (Buzawa) Krempasky. Joe was proud of his valley roots and ...

James (Tom) Fives

October 17, 2020


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James “Tom” Fives, 90, passed away on Saturday, October 17, 2020 at home surrounded by his family.  His wife is the former Bonnie Brundage.  The couple celebrated their 48th wedding anniversary on Sept 30th. Born on July 4, 1930 in the Egypt...

John C. Doherty, Jr.

October 12, 2020

John "Jack" C. Doherty, 65, of Honesdale, died unexpectedly on Monday, October 12, 2020 at his home. Born on March 25, 1955 in Honesdale, he was the son of the late John and Lois (Snyder) Doherty. He was a graduate of Honesdale High School and pro...

Logan D. Gorski

October 5, 2020

Logan David Gorski, 16, of White Mills, died unexpectedly on Monday, October 5, 2020. He was the son of David and Jennifer Gorski Thomas and would have celebrated his 17th birthday on October 16th. He was born in Tarboro, NC. A junior at Wallenpau...

Marguerite Ryder (Cox)

October 1, 2020

Marguerite Ryder, 97, of Honesdale, died on Thursday, October 1, 2020 at Ellen Memorial Health Care Center where she's been residing. She was preceded in death by her husband, Carl A. Ryder on November 14, 2006. Born on February 7, 1923 in Liberty...