Obituaries

Gerard A. Tomko

Aug 14, 2022

Gerard "Jerry" Tomko, 68, of Hatboro, PA  (formerly Dunmore), died peacefully on Sunday, August 14th at his home surrounded by his loving family.  Born July 29, 1954, in Scranton, son of the late Joseph and Frances (D'Arienzo) Tomko, Sr., Jerry was a 1972 graduate of Dunmore High School and a 1974 graduate of Keystone College.

Jerry’s passion was photography. He...

James M. Vipond

Aug 13, 2022

James Middleton Vipond of Waverly passed away peacefully and surrounded by his family on Saturday, August 13th. 

 

Jim was born on February 17, 1948 in Scranton, PA to the late David Spruks Vipond and the late Florence Neumann Vipond. 

 

The Viponds moved from Scranton to Waverly where Jim (or Jimmy, to his family) spent his childhood before embarking...

Gerald F. Chrysler

Aug 6, 2022

Gerald F. Chrysler of Waverly, and Boca Grande, Fla., passed away peacefully Saturday at home. His wife of 61 years was the former Bonnie Lavin, Waverly.

Born on April 18, 1939, in Brooklyn, N.Y., Jerry was the son of the late Rodman and Anne (Sauer) Chrysler. After graduating from St. John's Prep in 1957, Jerry received his bachelor of science...

Ann Marie Holmes Malloy

Aug 5, 2022

Ann Marie (Holmes) Malloy, 90 years, of Clarks Summit, formerly of Conklin, N.Y., died Friday in Clarks Summit Senior Living. Her companion of 28 years, Earl Bishop of Jermyn, was her high school sweetheart. She will be remembered as a friend forever and for years of happiness.

Born Jan. 27, 1932, in Archbald, she was the daughter of the late James...

Ann Barrett Murphy Fisher

Aug 1, 2022

Ann E. Barrett Murphy Fisher, 92, of South Abington Twp., died Monday at the Pines Senior Living, Clarks Summit. She was the widow of Dr. John T. Murphy, who idolized her and was a well known area surgeon. She later married Charles Hammond and Theodore Fisher, who have both preceded her in death.

Born Sept. 19, 1929 in Jessup, Ann...

Jan C. Stampien, D.D.S

Jul 26, 2022

Dr. Jan C. Stampien, D.D.S., 70, of South Abington Township, died on Tuesday, in Regional Hospital of Scranton.  He was the husband of the late Marianne (Faust) Stampien who passed away on New Year’s Day in 2014. They were married for 32 wonderful years.

Born September 21, 1951 in Scranton, he was the son of the late Dr. Stanley F....

Linus Mic Opalka

Jul 14, 2022

Linus Mic Opalka peacefully took his final rest in the loving arms of his parents, Amy McCarthy and Cody Opalka, Clarks Summit. Linus's grandfather, the late Joseph McCarthy, now eternally embraces him in heaven.

Linus was born June 30, 2022, at Moses Taylor Hospital in Scranton. During his short time, he enjoyed cuddling his little handmade bunny, and being held...

Thomas P. Kameen

Jul 11, 2022

Thomas P. Kameen, 77, Clarks Summit passed away Monday, July 11, 2022, after a short illness.

   The son of the late William John and Winifred Isabel Kilhullen Kameen, Forest City, and grandson of the late Joseph and Anna Kameen and Timothy and “Mame” Gillespie Kilhullen he was a former member of St. Agnes Church, Forest City,

 

   He was...

Earl "Skip" Alfred Harmon

Jul 10, 2022

Earl "Skip" Alfred Harmon, 88, Dalton, died Sunday in Hospice of the Sacred Heart, Dunmore. His wife of 56 years is the late Shirley Ann Shoener, who died March 8, 2019.

Born May 5, 1934, in Scranton, he was the son of the late Marion Harmon. He honorably served in the United States Army, having served two tours of duty...

Helen Majaika Josephite

Jul 6, 2022

Helen (Majaika) Josephite of Fleetville was able to reach the age of 102 before passing away in her home on Wednesday, July 6, 2022. She was the wife of the late John Josephite who died July 7, 1981 and with whom she was able to share 34 years of marriage.

Born July 3, 1920 in Scranton, Pa., she was the...

Mary Alice Morgan Bartz

Jul 5, 2022

   Mary Alice (Morgan) Bartz, 68, of Dalton, died Tuesday at Geisinger Community Medical Center. She was the wife of David F. Bartz.   Born Jan. 26, 1954, in Scranton, she was the daughter of the late Robert and Ann (Kelly) Morgan. A 1971 graduate Abington Heights High School, she received her associate degree from Keystone College in elementary education and...

Stephen G. Selige

Jul 2, 2022

Stephen G. Selige, 81, of Clarks Summit, died peacefully at home Saturday July 2nd. Born in Scranton, he was the son of the late Stephen and Martha (Lee) Selige. After graduating from Keystone and Wilkes Colleges with a degree in Finance, Steve served in the Air Force attaining the rank of Captain. He served as a Radar Intercept Officer at...

Rev. James Leon Belt

Jul 1, 2022

James Leon Belt, 85 years, of Dalton, died Friday at Hospice of the Sacred Heart Inpatient Facility, Dunmore. The loving husband for more than 63 years, his widow is the former Patricia Joan Bolt.

Born Feb. 4, 1937, in Greenville, Ohio, he was the son of the late Carl Belt and Mary (Holt) Belt. A 1955 graduate of Arcanum High...

Mary Margaret Hall

Jun 30, 2022

Mary Margaret A. (Gilbride) Hall, 80, Scranton, died Thursday in Allied Services Hospice Center. She was the widow of the late Donald T. Hall Sr., who died May 26, 2019. The couple was married for more than 54 years.

Born May 27, 1942, in Scranton, she was the daughter of the late Francis Donald and Alice Marie (Walsh) Gilbride. A...

Michael Terry Kline

Jun 27, 2022

Michael Terry Kline, 48, of Scranton, died on Monday at home. 

Born November 30, 1973 in Scranton he was the son of Karol (Hurst) Kline and the late Richard Terry.

Michael graduated from Forest City Regional High School and worked as an owner/operator truck driver hauling for Kane Trucking in Scranton, PA.

Michael enjoyed fixing up old cars and trucks...

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