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Obituaries

Padraic J. Lannon

March 20, 2021


Veteran
  Padraic J. Lannon, Sergeant First Class, US Army, Retired.   Padraic J. Lannon passed on March 20, 2021 in Baltimore, Maryland after a long illness. He was born in Carbondale, Pennsylvania on April 5, 1949, the son of Mary Lannon RN...

Christopher L. Davidson

March 18, 2021

Christopher Lee Davidson, born on August 11, 1974, overcame his battle with drug addiction three years ago died unexpectedly on March 18, 2021 of a heart attack. He is survived by his mother Christine De Jesus, step-father William A. De Jesus, brothe...

Carl F. Davis

March 17, 2021


Veteran
Carl F. Davis, 77, of Honesdale, died on Wednesday, March 17, 2021 at Wayne Memorial Hospital. He is survived by his wife of 50 years, the former Carol Rickert. The couple married on May 2, 1970. Born on April 19, 1943 in Beach Lake, he was the so...

Francis H. LaVere

March 13, 2021

Francis "Bud" H. LaVere III, 81, of Honesdale, died on Saturday, March 13, 2021 at his home. He was preceded in death by his wife, Valerie J. LaVere on April 16, 1990. Born on December 1, 1939 in Rocky Hill, NJ, he was the son of the late Francis ...

Marlene D. Rodger (Harrison)

March 11, 2021

Marlene D. Rodger, 78 of Equinunk and formerly of Levittown, PA, died on Thursday, March 11, 2021 at her home. She was preceded in death by her husband, Donald G. Rodger on June 27, 2011. The couple married on June 17, 1961. Born on June 5, 1942 i...

Genevieve L. Woliski (Stanton)

March 10, 2021

Genevieve Louise Woliski, 91, of Cold Springs, died on March 10, 2021 at her home. She was preceded in death by her husband, Edward J. Woliski on August 27, 2005. Born on December 28, 1929 in Shinhopple, NY, she was the daughter of the late John a...

Patricia M. Molessa (Boyle)

March 9, 2021

Patricia M. Molessa, 83, of Honesdale, died on Tuesday, March 9, 2021 at Ellen Memorial Health Care Center in Honesdale. She is survived by her husband of 51 years, Eugene J. Molessa. The couple married on February 27, 1970. Born on December 7, 19...

Daniel J. Petroski

March 5, 2021

Daniel James Petroski, 57, of Honesdale, died on Friday, March 5, 2021 at Parkhouse Nursing and Rehab Center in Royersford, PA where he was residing. Born on July 17, 1963 in Honesdale, he is the son of Nora Klinkiewicz Petroski and the late Stanl...

Donald Hammond

March 4, 2021

Donald "Red" Hammond, 87, of Honesdale and formerly of Selkirk, NY, died on Thursday, March 4, 2021 at Ellen Memorial Health Care Center. He was preceded in death by his wife, Barbara. Born on the family farm in Cedar Hill, NY, he was the son of t...

Elizabeth Soos (Newman)

March 3, 2021

Elizabeth (Betty) Soos succumbed to her illnesses on March 3, 2021 at Wayne Memorial Hospital in spite of valiant efforts to save her. She is survived by her husband, Martin (Marty) Soos. Betty was born in Croydon, England on September 22, 1937. S...

Margaret Hook (Poloncic)

March 2, 2021

Margaret (Marge) Hook of Bethany, died on Tuesday, March 2, 2021 at Ellen Memorial Health Care Center. She was born on January 28, 1927 to the late Anna and Anthony Poloncic. Her husband, Joseph Hook, died in 2009. Marge graduated from Pleasant Mo...

George Dendrinos

February 16, 2021

George Dendrinos, Bethany PA, formerly of Beach Lake PA passed away on February 16, 2021 at the age of 91 after a brief illness and a very well lived life. George was the son of the late Thomas and Athena Dendrinos. He was born and raised in New York...

Stanley M. Petroski

February 14, 2021


Veteran
Stanley Martin Petroski, Sr., 87, of Honesdale, died on Sunday, February 14, 2021 at his home with his family by his side. He is survived by his wife of 66 years, the former Nora M. Klinkiewicz. The couple married on October 9, 1954. Born in Carbo...

Arlene I. Beckwith (Carney)

February 13, 2021

Arlene Isabelle Beckwith, 95, of Waymart, died on Saturday, February 13, 2021 at home. She was preceded in death by her husband, Warren C. Beckwith on August 6, 2011. The couple married on December 12, 1944. Born on February 4, 1926 in Tanners Fal...

John J. McKenna

February 13, 2021

John J. McKenna of Beach Lake, PA passed away after 91 years of a life well lived.  First born son of Francis & Helen McKenna, he grew up in Butler, NJ, was an altar boy at St. Anthony’s Roman Catholic Church and graduate of St. Anthony Eleme...

Jared S. Horst

February 12, 2021

Jared Shay Horst, 27, of Hawley, died unexpectedly on Friday, February 12, 2021 at his home. Born on March 17, 1993 in Honesdale, he is the son of Shawn and JoAnn Dexheimer Horst of Hawley. He was a graduate of Wallenpaupack Area High School, clas...

Rita M. Colo

February 9, 2021

Rita M. Colo, 91, of Scranton and formerly of Honesdale, died on Tuesday, February 9, 2021 at The Gardens at Scranton. Born on September 24, 1929, she was the daughter of the late William T. and Olive Allen Colo. A Mass of Christian Burial will...

Jane Cable (Treat)

February 8, 2021

Jane Treat Cable, Honesdale, passed away on February 8, 2021.   Born May 28, 1928 in Lakeville, she was the daughter of the late C. B. and Florence Longmire Treat.  Her husband, Kenneth E. Cable, died in 1965.   She was a gradu...

Donald Totten

February 4, 2021

Donald "Doc" Totten, 64, of Honesdale, passed away on Thursday, February 4, 2021 at his home after a long courageous battle with cancer. He is survived by his wife of 38 years, the former Kathleen Bryant. The couple married on July 17, 1982. Born ...

Deborah J. Menotti

February 4, 2021

Deborah J. Menotti, 68, of Prompton, died on Thursday, February 4, 2021 at Wayne Memorial Hospital. She was preceded in death by her first husband Richard Tiel on March 24, 2005 and second husband Robert J. Menotti on February 25, 2010. Born on Se...

Thomas J. Tolerico

February 4, 2021


Veteran
Thomas J. Tolerico, 94, formerly of Honesdale, died on Thursday, February 4, 2021 at the Gino Merli Veterans Center in Scranton where he was residing.  He is survived by his wife of 60 years, the former Winifred Case.  The couple married on January...

Jean A. Avery (Miller)

February 2, 2021

Jean A. Avery, 89, of Beach Lake, passed away peacefully to the Lord on Tuesday, February 2, 2021 at her home. She was preceded in death by her husband, Millard Avery on March 29, 2010. The couple married on March 26, 1950. Born on February 8, 193...

Robert J. Romich

January 29, 2021


Veteran
Robert J. Romich, 92, of Hawley, died on Friday, January 29, 2021 at his home. He is survived by his wife of 66 years, the former Patricia M. Gumpper. The couple married on September 25, 1954. Born on December 21, 1928 in Forest City, he was the s...

Ilene F. Meckle (Schuman)

January 28, 2021

Ilene Frances Meckle, 95, of Honesdale, left this earth to join the Lord on January 28, 2021. She was preceded in death by her husband Frederick J. Meckle in 1988. The couple married on December 26, 1942. She was born on July 28, 1925 in Pea Brook...

Elizabeth Flynn (Herzog)

January 24, 2021

Elizabeth (Betty) Herzog Flynn, 95, of Honesdale, went to be with God on January 24, 2021. Born in Honesdale on March 26, 1925, daughter of the late George J. Herzog, Sr. and Ludwina Balz Herzog. She was a lifelong resident of Honesdale. She was a...