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Obituaries

Susanna M. Theobald (Gilbert)

June 12, 2018

Susanna M. (Gilbert) Theobald, 68, of Waymart, died on Tuesday, June 12, 2018 at Wayne Woodlands Manor in Waymart. Born on June 25, 1949 in Carbondale, PA, she was the daughter of the late John "Jack" Gilbert and Anna Mae Lupyak Salak. Susanna w...

Frank W. Fusco

June 11, 2018


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Frank W. Fusco, 68, of Beach Lake, passed away quietly on Monday, June 11, 2018 at his home. His wife of 38 years, the former Lillian Hekel was by his side. Born on February 25, 1950, he was the son of the late Frank and Mildred Olsen Fusco. H...

Wayne Harrison

June 4, 2018

Wayne Harrison, 62, of Equinunk, died on Monday, June 4, 2018 at Commonwealth Regional Hospital of Scranton. He is survived by his wife of 43 years, the former Mary Alice Theis. The couple married on January 25, 1975. Born on May 24, 1956 in H...

Marie B. Reifler (Brussells)

June 1, 2018

Marie Brussells Reifler, 85, of Cherry Ridge, Honesdale, passed away of natural causes, at home, on June 1, 2018. She was born in Cherry Ridge, on August 8, 1932, to the late Matthew and Mignon Crockenberg Brussells. On July 2, 1955, she was married...

Anthony J. McDevitt

May 31, 2018

Anthony John McDevitt, son of Thomas and Theresa McDevitt, passed away at the age of 19 on May 31, 2018. He was born on June 2, 1998 in Honesdale, Pennsylvania. Those who know Anthony, know he’s a generous and gentle soul. His smile, his spirit, h...

Reba M. Dein (Bishop)

May 30, 2018

Reba M. Dein, 93, of Hawley, passed away at her home with her family on Wednesday, May 30, 2018. Her loving husband George L. Dein Jr. passed away on September 19, 2007. The couple married on October 19, 1946. Born on January 14, 1925 in Honesda...

Janice Rovinski (Krempasky)

May 14, 2018

Janice Williams Rovinski, 66, of Honesdale died unexpectedly on Monday, May 14, 2018 at her home. She is survived by her husband, William Rovinski. Born on March 11, 1952 in Honesdale, she is the daughter of Joseph Krempasky of Honesdale and th...

M. Ruth Lewis (Kelly)

May 13, 2018

Mary Ruth (Kelly) Lewis, 98, of Honesdale, died on Sunday, May 13, 2018 at her home. She was preceded in death by her husband, Thomas J. Lewis on May 7, 1959. Born on November 2, 1919 in Honesdale, she was the daughter of the late James and Lyda ...

James P. Kuhn

May 9, 2018


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James P “Kuhnie” Kuhn, 76 of Honesdale, died peacefully at home on Wednesday, May 9, 2018. Born on September 12, 1941 in Honesdale, he was the son of the late Karl Kuhn and Miriam Whitleigh Kuhn. He was a member of St. John the Evangelist P...

Irmgard A. Engelhard

May 5, 2018

Irmgard A. Engelhard, 94, of Honesdale and formerly of Damascus, died on Saturday, May 5, 2018 at Wayne Memorial Hospital. She was preceded in death by her husband Kurt Engelhard in 2004. Born on August 1, 1923 in Germany, she was the daughter ...

John R. Kelly

May 3, 2018


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John R. Kelly, 93, of Honesdale, died unexpectedly on May 3, 2018 at Hospice of the Sacred Heart in Dunmore following a brief illness. He is survived by his wife of 65 years, the former Clara Morrison. The couple married on September 27, 1952. ...

Michael A. Rosario

May 1, 2018

Michael “Miguel” A. Rosario, 80, of Hawley, died on Tuesday, May 1, 2018 at his home. He is survived by his wife, Haydee Rosario of 53 years. He is the loving father of sons Michael Comito Rosario, Richard Rosario, Daniel Rosario, and daughter L...

William L. Kile

April 27, 2018

William Kile, 72, of Prompton, passed away after a sudden illness at Wilkes-Barre General Hospital on Friday, April 27, 2018. Beloved husband of Sally (Wiszneski) Kile, William was born in Quakertown, PA on March 10, 1946 to the late Samuel and ...

Mary E. deMaye Bratnyk (Thompson)

April 13, 2018

Mary Elizabeth “Betty” deMaye Bratnyk was born on December 8, 1925 and died peacefully in the arms of her family on April 13, 2018. She was born in Washington, DC and lived in Brooklyn, New York and Port Orange, Florida before calling Honesdale,...

Matthew K. Frey

April 12, 2018

Matthew Kevin Frey, 35, of Beach Lake, died unexpectedly on April 12, 2018 in Hardeeville, SC. Born on August 28, 1982, in Honesdale, he is the son of Kevin R. and Julianne Furey Frey of Beach Lake. Matt was a graduate of Honesdale High School, c...

Virginia E. McCallum (Spellman)

April 7, 2018

Virginia E. "Ginny" McCallum died in Hospice of the Sacred Heart in Dunmore, PA on April 7, 2018 after a lengthy illness, surrounded by her loving family. She was 74. Ginny was born on May 16, 1943 in Brooklyn, NY to the late Timothy J. and Marie...

Alvin D. Ruff

April 5, 2018

Alvin Delmont Ruff Jr. passed away peacefully on his 44th birthday, April 5th, at home with his family by his side. Alvin was a skilled, hard-working, self-employed tile mechanic who graduated with honors from Eastchester high school. He received his...

Robert D. Bayly

March 26, 2018

Robert D. Bayly, 93, of Honesdale, died on Monday, March 26, 2018 at Bethany Village where he was residing. Born on October 24, 1924 in Honesdale, he was the son of the late Robert C. and Irma Diener Bayly. For many years, Bob worked for PennDO...

Federick L. Sohnlein

March 23, 2018

Frederick Lester Sohnlein, 61, of Honesdale, died on Friday, March 23, 2018 at Geisinger Community Medical Center in Scranton. Born of September 13, 1956 in Lakewood, NJ, he was the son of John and Thelma May Applegate Sohnlein. For many years...

Mary Ann McCormick (Rickard)

March 20, 2018

Mary Ann "Annie" McCormick, 53, of Honesdale, died on Tuesday, March 20, 2018 at home. She is survived by her son, Jeb McCormick. Born on July 1,1964 in Honesdale, she was the daughter of Jane Canivan Rickard and the late Gerald F. Rickard. She ...

William Young

March 18, 2018

William Young of Torrey, Honesdale died on March 18, 2018 at Wayne Memorial Hospital following a short illness. He was 85. Bill was born in Honesdale PA, the only child of Elsie Young Roegen. He grew up in the Milanville area and attended Damascus...

David Sherwood

March 17, 2018

David, "Duck" Sherwood, 56, passed away suddenly on March 16, 2018, at his lifelong home in Cherry Ridge Township, Pennsylvania. Duck was born on August 25, 1961. He was the son of the late Wilson Sherwood and the late Louise Hartman Sherwood. Duck...

May M. Rutherford (Sommerrock)

March 17, 2018

May Margaret Rutherford, RN, 83, of Tyler Hill, PA and formerly of Ridgewood, NJ and Point Pleasant, NJ died on Saturday, March 17, 2018 at the University of Pennsylvania Hospital in Philadelphia. She is survived by her husband of 63 years, Melvyn F...

Brian D. Lintner

March 9, 2018

Brian Dwight Lintner, 52, of Lake Ariel, died unexpectedly on March 9, 2018 at his home. Born on April 17, 1965 in Honesdale, he was the son of the late Dwight "Fritz" and Shirley A. Mullen Lintner. He was a graduate of Western Wayne High Scho...

Marie Pritchard

March 8, 2018

Marie S. Pritchard, 90, of Honesdale, died on Thursday, March 8, 2018 at Hospice of the Sacred Heart in Dunmore. She is survived by her husband of 63 years, Donald Pritchard. The couple married on June 19, 1954. Born on January 9, 1928 in Hone...