Obituaries

Ronald Fiorani


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Ronald Fiorani 72 of White Haven who died Saturday at Celtic Hospice, Wilkes Barre. Born on April 30 1944 he was the son of the late Noah and Rosina (Capece) Fiorani - Endrezze. He was a 1962 graduate of Newport High School and an honorable dischar...

Charles E. Schellhamer

April 29, 2017


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Charles E. Schellhamer 70 of Freeland who passed away Sunday at Celtic Hospice. Born in Hazleton he was the son of the late William and Elizabeth (Evans) Schellhamer. Before retiring he was a 30 year meat processor for Citterios, Freeland. He wa...

Lai (Vietnamese edition) N. Nguyen

April 15, 2017

Thay m?t gia ?ình chúng tôi xin trân tr?ng báo tin bu?n   Bà Nguy?n Ng?cLài tên thánh Maria ?ã t? tr?n h??ng d??ng 71 tu?i    Bà sinh ngày 16-01-1948 t?i Tân Hi?p SaDec Vi?t Nam bà là con c?a Ông  Nguy?n Van L?m và bà Tr?n t...

Lai Ngoc Nguyen

April 15, 2017

Lai N. Nguyen, 69, of Freeland, PA died Wednesday afternoon at Northern Nevada Medical Center, Sparks.   Born in Vietnam, she was the daughter of the late Nguyen Van Lam- father and Tran Thi Cu- mother.   She was a member of St. Mary's Byzantin...

Francis G. Kimock

April 13, 2017


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Francis G. Kimock 76 of Freeland Pa. who died Friday at Lehigh Valley Hospital, Allentown. Born in Hazleton he was the son of the late Andrew and Anna (Zubatch) Kimock. He was a member of St. Mary's Byzantine Catholic Church, Freeland, Jeddo Stars,...

John T. Shulenski

March 27, 2017


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John T. Shulenski 68 of Drums died Thursday at his home. Born in Wilkes Barre he was the son of the late John S. and Pauline M. (Bruzgulis) Shulenski. He was a member of St. Patrick's Church, White Haven. John was honorably discharged Air Force S...

Robert Andrew Grohman

Robert Andrew Grohman  62 of Exeter who died Saturday at Celtic Hospice, Wilkes Barre. Born in Elizabeth NJ. he was the son of the late Robert and Martha (Kanyak) Frederick. He was a welder who worked for Berwick Forge and was the owner of Grohman...

Barbara Ann Everitt Butler

March 18, 2017

Barbara Ann (Butler) Everitt, age 59, of Freeland passed away at Geisinger Medical Center in Danville on March 13, 2017 after fighting for her life for 9 days. Barbara was born on January 7, 1958 in Hazleton, Pa. Barbara grew up in Freeland with par...

Elizabeth Maag Wizda

March 14, 2017

Elizabeth Wizda Maag 93 formally of Freeland who died Monday at St. Augustine Home for Aged, Indianapolis IN. Born in Swamptown Jeddo Pa. she was the daughter of the late John and Anna (Gaydos) Wizda. She was a member of the former St. John's Nepou...

Edward Michael Chocolas


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Edward Michael Chocolas 84 of Freeland and formally of Beaver Meadows died Saturday at Mt. City Nursing and Rehabilitation, Hazleton. Born in Hazleton he was the son of the late Michael and Eva (Harida) Chocolas. He was of Catholic faith. Before ...

George G. Superdock

March 3, 2017


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George G. Superdock 86 of Freeland passed away Sunday at Lehigh Valley Hospital, Hazleton. Born in Freeland he was the son of the late Andrew and Ellen (Kanyak) Superdock. He was a member of St. Mary's Byzantine Catholic Church, Freeland. George w...

William Paul Fox Sr.

February 28, 2017

William Paul Fox Sr. 86 of Freeland a guest at Fritzingertown Senior Living Community who passed away Friday at Fritingertown. Born in Freeland he was the son of the late William and Elnora (Houseknecht) Fox. He was a member of St. Luke's Evangeli...

Charles K Sheaman

February 16, 2017


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Charles K. Sheaman 89 of Freeland died Monday at Lehigh Valley Hospital, Hazleton. Born in Upper Lehigh he was the son of the late George F. and Hazel L. (VanHorn) Sheaman. Before retiring he was a Pennsylvania State Trooper for 25 years and an...

Helen Bogansy Schott

February 16, 2017

Helen Bogansky 100 of Freeland who died Sunday at Mt. City Nursing and Rehabilitation, Hazleton. Office of Christian Burial will be celebrated 10am Thursday in St. Michael's the Archangel Orthodox Church, 451 Fern St. Freeland. Private burial wil...

Stanley J. Sosnowski

February 11, 2017

Stanley J. Sosnowski Jr. age 94 of Oak Ridge passed away February 4, 2017 at Brookdale Senior Living in Oak Ridge, Tennessee. He was born June 21, 1922 in Freeland, Pennsylvania to Stanley and Bridget Sosnowski and graduated from Lafayette College wh...

Anna Mae Fox Mattis

February 6, 2017

Anna Mae Fox 84 of Freeland a guest at Fritzingertown Senior Living Community passed away Wednesday at Fritzingertown. Born in Hazleton she was the daughter of the late Joseph and Anna (Pangrac) Mattis. She was a member of St. Luke's Evangelical ...

Edward Yanochko Sr

January 28, 2017


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Edward Yanochko Sr. 82 of Freeland who passed away Wednesday at Mt. City Nursing and Rehabilitation, Hazleton. Born in Highland he was the son of the late John and Susan (Jacko) Yanochko. He was a member of Our Lady of the Immaculate Conception Pa...

Mary L. Vanek

February 4, 2017

Mary L. Vanek Born: December 1, 1942 Died: January 14, 2017 Mary Lorraine Vanek, “Aunt Lou,” died January 14 at Monmouth Medical Center in Long Branch, NJ at the age of 74. Born December 1, 1942 in Hazleton to John and Frances (Ferry) Van...

Elizabeth Betty Jane Morrison

Elizabeth "Betty Jane" Morrison 77 of Upper Lehigh died Monday at Geisinger, Danville. Born in Buck Mt. she was the daughter of the late Russell and Martha (Brisel) Hauze. Before retiring she was employed as a seamstress for the former Freeland Shi...

Rita M Yanochko Kushner

December 31, 2016

Rita M. Yanochko 86 of Freeland who passed away Thursday. Born in Hazleton she was the daughter of the late George and Elizabeth (Boder) Kushner. She was a graduate of Freeland High School and a member and organist of the former St. John's N...

Jeffrey James Haraschak

January 21, 2017

Jeffrey James Haraschak December 13, 2016 Jeffrey James Haraschak of Freeland passed away at the Lehigh Valley Hospital, Allentown from complications from a severe asthma attack. He was an organ donor. The son of Barbara (Jeffreys) Haraschak ...

Beatrice V. Schmeer

December 17, 2016

Beatrice V. Schmeer 78 of Freeland who died Saturday at Lehigh Valley Hospital, Hazleton. Born in Hazleton she was the daughter of the late Howard and Beatrice (Hagenbach) Schmeer. Before retiring she was employed by Tonsol-Hazleton and the White H...

Michael Robert Gabriel

November 12, 2016


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Michael Robert Gabriel, 67, passed away Tuesday morning, November 8th, at Lehigh Valley Hospital in Allentown. Born on February 9, 1949, he is the son of Helen (Klutchko) and the late Lawrence Gabriel. Michael was raised in Freeland, PA by Hele...

Stanley T Potosky

November 2, 2016

Stanley T. Potosky 84 formally of Freeland a guest at Berwick Retirement Village died Saturday at the Retirement Village. Born in Highland he was the son of the late Stanley and Helen (Sweet) Potosky Sr. He was a member of Immaculate Conception Par...

Joanna S. Corrigan

October 31, 2016

Joanna S. Corrigan 51 of Freeland who passed away Friday after a lengthy illness. Born in Hazleton she was the daughter of Lawrence P. and JoAnn (DeMichele) Corrigan, Freeland. She was a member of Most Precious Blood Church, Hazleton. Receiving a...