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Obituaries

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...

Florence M. Frisbie (DeReamer)

March 8, 2018

Florence M. Frisbie, 94, formerly of Hawley, died on Thursday, March 8, 2018 at Wayne Woodlands Manor in Waymart where she has been residing. She was preceded in death by her husband, Kenneth L. Frisbie on March 3, 2009. The couple married on April...

Teresa N. Casper (Roos)

March 1, 2018

Teresa Noreen Casper, 92, of Honesdale, died on Thursday, March 1, 2018 at Ellen Memorial Health Care Center following brief illness. She was preceded in death by her husband, George A. Casper on April 21, 2003. Born on April 17, 1925 in Honesdal...

Jane E. Erk (Sandercock)

February 24, 2018

Jane Elizabeth Erk, 89, of South Bend, passed away Saturday, February 24, 2018 in her residence. Jane was born November 19, 1928, in Honesdale, Pennsylvania, to the late George Sandercock and Clara (Saunders). She was also preceded in death by her gr...

Sheperd B. Shelden

February 13, 2018

Sheperd Benjamin Shelden, 53, of Lakeville, passed away unexpectedly on Tuesday, February 13, 2018 at his home. Born on January 17, 1965 in Miami, FL, he was the son of the late Abraham and Mae Levin Shelden. Sheperd was a hard working Electronics...

Carol J. Flynn (Fitzsimmons)

February 8, 2018

Carol J. Flynn, 70, of Honesdale, died on February 8, 2018 at home following a long-term illness. She is survived by her husband of 51 years, Patrick Flynn. Born on May 6, 1947 in Carbondale, she was the daughter of the late Francis and Alice Wal...

Carol G. Emanuelson (Gilsey)

February 7, 2018

Carol Emanuelson passed away on February 7th at the home of her son and daughter-in-law Rick and Kathy. Most recently a resident of Aston Gardens, Venice, Florida, Carol was born in Kenmore, New York, to Albert and Marion (Smith) Gilsey. She grad...

Grace M. Fullem (Hudson)

February 2, 2018

Grace Mae Fullem, 88, of Honesdale, died on Friday, February 2, 2018 at her home. She was preceded in death by her husband, Ronald L. Fullem on October 9, 2016. The couple married on November 21, 1951. Born on January 30, 1930 in Van Buren, NY, ...

Thomas C. Rindock

February 1, 2018

Thomas Carl Rindock, Sr, 69, of Honesdale, died on February 1, 2018 at Tampa General Hospital in Florida while doing what he loved, camping with his wife. He is survived by his wife of 47 years, the former Linda Vennum. The couple married on Octobe...

Edward S. Lorenzen

January 26, 2018

Edward Scott Lorenzen, 47, of Silver Springs, MD and Conventry, RI, died tragically with his four year old son, Michael Lorenzen on Friday, January 26, 2018 in his home in Coventry, RI. Edward was formerly of Rileyville, PA and a graduate of Honesda...

Joyce E. Burdick (Buddenhagen)

January 23, 2018

Joyce Elaine Burdick, 91, formerly of White Mills and a resident at Elmcroft of Mid Valley Senior Living, died on Tuesday, January 23, 2018 at Geisinger Community Medical Center in Scranton. She was preceded in death by her husband, Harold Burdick o...

George White

January 17, 2018

George White Jr., 90, of Honesdale, died on Wednesday, January 17, 2018 at Wayne Memorial Hospital. He was preceded in death by his wife, Norma Teeple White in 1993. The couple married June 30, 1951. Born on November 6, 1927 in Olyphant, PA, he ...

Vernon A. DeGroat

January 16, 2018


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Vernon A. DeGroat, 80, of Honesdale, died unexpectedly on Tuesday, January 16, 2018 at home with his wife by his side. He is survived by his wife of 46 years, the former Carol A. Spangenberg. Born on September 9, 1937 at the family homestead in ...

Lawrence W. Martone

January 15, 2018


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Lawrence W. Martone, Honesdale, unexpectedly passed away on January 15 at his home at the age of 87. Born in Honesdale, he was the son of the late Louis & Vicenzia Cusati Martone. After graduating from Honesdale Catholic School in 1948, he entere...

James H. O'Shaughnessy

November 29, 2017

James Howard O'Shaughnessy, 79, of Honesdale, died on Wednesday, November 29, 2017 at his home. He is survived by his wife of 52 years, the former Mary Tierney. The couple married on September 24, 1965. Born on March 11, 1938 in Brooklyn, NY, he...