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Obituaries

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...

Rita Burkavage (McCormick)

November 28, 2017

Kathryn "Rita" (McCormick) Burkavage, 98, of Honesdale, died on Tuesday, November 28, 2017 at her home surrounded by her family. She was preceded in death by her husband, John D. Burkavage on March 22, 2002. The couple married on August 4, 1951. ...

Rita Burkavage (McCormick)

November 28, 2017

Kathryn "Rita" (McCormick) Burkavage, 98, of Honesdale, died on Tuesday, November 28, 2017 at her home surrounded by her family. She was preceded in death by her husband, John D. Burkavage on March 22, 2002. The couple married on August 4, 1951. ...

Rita Burkavage (McCormick)

November 28, 2017

Kathryn "Rita" (McCormick) Burkavage, 98, of Honesdale, died on Tuesday, November 28, 2017 at her home surrounded by her family. She was preceded in death by her husband, John D. Burkavage on March 22, 2002. The couple married on August 4, 1951. ...

Douglas L. Tyler

November 19, 2017

Douglas Lee Tyler, 58, of Honesdale, died on Sunday, November 19, 2017 at Wayne Memorial Hospital. He is survived by his wife, the former Annette Price. The couple married on June 19, 2016. Born on January 20, 1959 in Callicoon, NY, he was the s...

Dwight Lintner

November 6, 2017


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Dwight "Fritz" Lintner, 83, of Lake Ariel, died on Monday, November 6, 2017 at Wayne Memorial Hospital. He was preceded in death by his wife, the former Shirley A. Mullen on February 18, 2000. Born on September 10, 1934 in Cherry Ridge, he was t...

Linda A. Vogt

November 5, 2017

Linda Ann Vogt, 70 of Honesdale, died on Sunday, November 5, 2017 at Bethany Village where she was residing. Born on March 12, 1947 in New York, N.Y., she was the daughter of the late Laurence and Rita Mary Clark Vogt. Linda was a graduate of Honesda...

Rudy D. Gager

October 28, 2017

Rudy D. Gager, 61 of Honesdale, passed away on October 28th, 2017 in his home after a 2 year battle with cancer. Rudy was born in Callicoon, NY to parents Ruth and Glen Gager. He was one of seven children who grew up on the family farm north of Hon...

Isabella G. Polt (Martin)

October 25, 2017

Isabella "Izzy" Grace (Martin) Polt, 101, of Honesdale, died on Wednesday, October 25, 2017 at Ellen Memorial Health Care Center in Honesdale. She was preceded in death by her husband, Robert W. Polt on June 13, 1978. Born on July 12, 1916 in M...

John F. Kuhn

October 25, 2017


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John "Jack" F. Kuhn, 79, of Honesdale, died on Wednesday, October 25, 2017 at Regional Hospital of Scranton. He is survived by his loving companion Martha Briggs of Honesdale. He was preceded in death by his wife, the former Helen L. Sobolak on Mach...

Jeanette M. Dapper

October 11, 2017

Jeanette M. Dapper, 93, of Honesdale, died on Wednesday, October 11, 2017 at Ellen Memorial Health Care Center in Honesdale where she has been residing. She was previously a resident at Bethany Village. Born on March 4, 1924 in Honesdale, she was...

Ann M. Schroeder (Hessling)

October 4, 2017

Ann Marie (Hessling) Schroeder, RN, 80, of Honesdale, died on Wednesday, October 4, 2017 at her home. She was preceded in death by her husband Charles F. Schroeder on September 21, 2013. The couple married on May 12, 1962. Born on May 21, 1937 i...

Francis J. Arnoldini

September 30, 2017

Francis J. "Mike" Arnoldini, 98, formerly of Waymart, died at Ellen Memorial Health Care Center where he has been residing. He was preceded in death by his wife, the former Anna Mae Costello on June 15, 2010. The couple married on June 2, 1956. ...

Rita E. Weidner (Reinhard)

September 29, 2017

Rita Eleanor Weidner, 92, a resident of Bethany Village, Bethany, PA, passed away Tuesday, August 29th following an illness. Born in Poth, Texas on August 4, 1925, Rita was the daughter of the late Andrew and Eleanor Reinhard. She is survived by tw...

Phyllis Virginia (Wildrick) Wydeen

September 28, 2017

Phyllis Virginia Wydeen, 82, of Honesdale, died on Thursday, September 28, 2017 at Wayne Memorial Hospital. She was preceded in death by her husband, Albert John Wydeen on June 4, 1996. The couple married on July 11, 1959. Born on February 25, 1...

Jean C. Ristaino (Engleman)

September 23, 2017

Jean C. Ristaino, 87, of Honesdale, died on Saturday, September 23, 2017 at Wayne Woodlands Manor in Waymart. She was preceded in death by her husband, Carmine J. Ristaino on September 8, 2005. Born on June 22, 1930 in Lehighton, PA, she was the ...

Robert H. Hattler

September 15, 2017

Robert H. Hattler, 88, of Honesdale, died on Friday, September 15, 2017 at his home after a long illness surrounded by his family. He is survived by his wife of 63 years, the former Gloria Ginda. The couple married on September 3, 1954. Born on ...

Mary A. Wendrick (Pawlowski)

September 13, 2017

Mary A. (Pawlowski) Wendrick, 94, of Honesdale, died on Wednesday, September 13, 2017 at Ellen Memorial Health Care Center where she has been residing. She was preceded in death by her husband, Wallace J. Wendrick on March 23, 1977. Born in Scran...

Kathryn M. Eldred (Berger)

September 7, 2017

Kathryn M. Eldred, 85, of Honesdale, died on Thursday, September 7, 2017 at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Born on July 24, 1932 in Reading, PA, she was the daughter of the late John and Mary Elizabeth Carroll Berger. She was a graduate of Honesdale ...

Louis P. Kowalczyk

August 31, 2017


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Louis Paul Kowalczyk of Honesdale, died peacefully at home on August 31st surrounded by his family. He would have celebrated his 91st birthday on September 5th. Louis and his wife, Marion (Zukowski) Kowalczyk, celebrated 66 years of marriage on...

Marilyn A. Hazen (Miller)

August 26, 2017

Marilyn A. Hazen, 57, of Honesdale, died unexpectedly on Saturday, August 26, 2017 at Geisinger Community Medical Center in Scranton. She is survived by her loving husband Lester T. Hazen. The couple would have celebrated their 39th wedding anniver...

Rosemarie Pabst (Birner)

August 22, 2017

Rosemarie Pabst, 83, of Damascus, died on Tuesday, August 22, 2017 at Wayne Memorial Hospital. She is survived by her sister Waltraud Fischer of Tautkirchen, Germany and her two sons, Herbert E. Pabst of Caldwell, NJ and Reiner M. Pabst of Boonton To...