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Obituaries

Janet M. DeGroat (Gwozdziewycz)

January 28, 2020

Janet Marie (Gwozdziewycz) DeGroat, of Waymart, died on Tuesday, January 28, 2020 at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Born in Queens, NY, she was the daughter of the late Leo P. and Mary Viola Hansen Gwozdziewycz. A devoted mother and grandmother, Jane...

Stephen J. Pugliese

January 18, 2020

Stephen Joseph Pugliese, 58, of Honesdale, died unexpectedly on Saturday, January 18, 2020 at Wayne Memorial Hospital. He is survived by his wife of 35 years, the former Laura Scorzelli. The couple married on February 2, 1985. Born on August 6, 19...

Sylvia A. Duncan (Blanchard)

January 13, 2020

Sylvia A. Duncan nee Blanchard, born in Woonsocket, RI, passed away at home with her family by her side on Monday, January 13, 2020 in Honesdale, PA. After graduating Laboratory Technician school in Boston, MA, Sylvia moved to Jersey City, NJ where s...

Julia A. Dexheimer (Kennedy)

January 12, 2020

Julia A. Dexheimer, 74, of Lake Ariel, passed away on Sunday, January 12, 2020 at Regional Hospital of Scranton with her family by her side. She was preceded in death by her husband, Clyde L. Dexheimer Sr. on July 5, 2010. The couple married on June ...

Wilson W. Stanton Jr.

January 9, 2020

Wilson Woodrow Stanton, Jr., 66, of Equinunk, died on Thursday, January 9, 2020 at Geisinger Wyoming Valley. He is survived by his wife of 16 years, the former Leana L. Meckle Lester. The couple married on July 12, 2003. Born on March 11, 1953 in ...

John S. Schariest

January 8, 2020


Veteran
John S. Schariest, 82, of Honesdale, died Wednesday, January 8, 2020 at Julia Ribaudo Extended Care Center after a lengthy illness with his family by his side. He was preceded in death by his wife, Karen Bartley Schariest on April 12, 2006. The coupl...

Edna A. Feely (Smith)

January 2, 2020

Edna A. Feely, 75 of Pleasant Mount, PA and formerly of River Vale, NJ, died on Thursday, January 2, 2020 at her home. She is survived by her husband of 49 years, Brian E. Feely. The couple married on September 26, 1970. Born on March 26, 1944 in ...

Cathy Myers (Watson)

December 29, 2019

Cathy Watson Myers, 52, of Honesdale (formerly of White Mills) passed away Sunday, peacefully in her sleep. She had been battling colon cancer courageously for several years. Cathy was the daughter of Kenneth and Elaine Watson. Born in Honesdale, ...

Richard C. Daniels

December 24, 2019

Richard C. Daniels, 78, of Honesdale, died Tuesday, December 24, 2019, at Hospice of the Sacred Heart in Dunmore.  He was preceded in death by his wife, the former Mary A. Swendsen on May 23, 2004.  The couple married on July 12, 1958. Born July...

Lisa M. Taylor

December 22, 2019

Lisa M. Taylor, 54, of Honesdale, died on Sunday, December 22, 2019 at Ellen Memorial Health Care Center. Born on December 5, 1965 in Ridgewood, NY, she was the daughter of the late Carol Ann Walendziak Taylor. She later moved to Greenpoint in Bro...

Dr. Kristin M. Erbach Erk

December 20, 2019

Dr. Kristin Marie (Erk) Erbach, D.M.D., 42, of Honesdale, died on Friday, December 20, 2019 at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Born on September 7, 1977 in Scranton, she is the daughter of Martin and Annette (Eime) Erk of Honesdale. Dr. Kristin Erk gr...

Walter E. Kozic

December 19, 2019


Veteran
Walter "Koz" Kozic, 70, of Honesdale, PA and formerly of Middletown, NY and Sun City, AZ, died on Thursday, December 19, 2019 at the Wilkes-Barre VA Medical Center. Born on July 28, 1949 in Middletown, NY, he was the son of the late Walter J. and ...

Bernard E. Belknap

December 16, 2019


Veteran
Bernard E. Belknap of Honesdale died Monday evening, December 16th, 2019 at his home. Born on August 28th, 1924 at the family home on Terrace Street, he was the son and last surviving member of the Russell and Florence (Johannes) Belknap family. He w...

Joseph A. Kelly, Jr.

December 14, 2019

Joseph A. Kelly, Jr., 78, of Honesdale, died on Saturday, December 14, 2019 at his home. He was preceded in death by his wife, the former Catherine E. Walker on June 2, 2013. The couple married on September 21, 1963. Born on August 1, 1941 in Carb...

Thomas S. Roe

December 11, 2019

Thomas S. Roe, or as he was better known, Skid Roe, passed away in the early morning hours of December 11,2019. He was 79 years old. Born in Honesdale to Elsworth and Beatrice Megivern Roe. He was preceded in death by sister Catherine “Kate” J...

Catherine M. Shelton (Miszler)

December 9, 2019

Catherine "Cate" Mary Shelton, 64, of Honesdale, died on Monday, December 9, 2019 at her home. She is survived by her husband of 25 years, William R. Shelton. The couple married on February 14, 1995. Born on January 7, 1955 in Honesdale, she is th...

Patricia A. Byrne (McMahon)

December 9, 2019

Mrs. Patricia Ann Byrne passed away peacefully on Monday, December 9, 2019 surrounded by her loving family in her home. She was preceded in death by her devoted husband, James P. Byrne. She was born in Queens, New York to Sarah and Patrick McMahon...

Frank E. Nonnemacher

December 9, 2019

Frank E. Nonnemacher, Television Pioneer.   Frank E. “Nonny” Nonnemacher, 89, of Honesdale died Monday, December 9, 2019 in the presence of his family. Born October 14, 1930, he was the son of the late Edward J. and Alice Miller Non...

Laurie A. Dauchert

December 8, 2019

Laurie ’ Lu ’ Dauchert Born Laura Ann Livanavage on March 21, 1964 to Judith A (Jenkins) and Stephen W. Livanavage. Laurie passed away in her sleep only eight days after her much loved husband, Bryan Dauchert, died suddenly of complications fr...

Bryan S. Dauchert

November 29, 2019

Bryan S. Dauchert, 60, of Lakeville, died on Friday, November 29, 2019 at home with his family by his side. He is survived by his wife of 19 years, the former Laurie Linanavage. The couple married on June 9, 2000. Born on November 23, 1959 in Tean...

Miriam J. Frisch (Fritz)

November 20, 2019

Miriam Jane Fritz Frisch, 81, of Honesdale, died on Wednesday, November 20, 2019 at home with her family. She is survived by her husband of 57 years, Richard E.(Dick) Frisch. The couple married on December 9, 1961. Born on September 21, 1938 in Ho...

Richard L. Mikolaski

November 19, 2019

Richard L. Mikolaski, 77, of White Mills, died on Tuesday, November 19, 2019 at Wayne Memorial Hospital. He is survived by his wife of 39 years, the former Mary Rallo. The couple married on October 6, 1980. Born on December 24, 1941 in Brooklyn, N...

Donald J. Bradley

November 14, 2019

Donald Joseph Bradley, 78, of Beach Lake, died unexpectedly on Thursday, November 14, 2019 at Geisinger Wyoming Valley Hospital in Wilkes-Barre Pennsylvania. He is survived by his high school sweetheart and wife of 58 years, Dolores Bradley. He pa...

Stanley Javitz

November 12, 2019

Stanley "Butch" Javitz, 78, of Beach Lake and formerly of Port Jefferson, NY, died on Tuesday, November 12, 2019 at Wayne Memorial Hospital. He is survived by his wife of 33 years, the former Diane Passaretti-Ritter. The couple married on August 23, ...

Richard Drake Evans

November 10, 2019

Richard Drake Evans, “Drake” 69, of Lebanon, PA, formerly of Moylan, PA, died on November 10, 2019 in Lebanon, PA from heart disease. He was born March 3, 1950 in Philadelphia, PA, son of the late Richard and Martha Evans. After graduating hig...