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 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...
Margaret Dolinsky 82 of Weatherly who passed away Friday evening at her home.
Born in Freeland she was the daughter of the late John and Helen (Breznia) Barna.
Before retiring she was an assembler for Tunsol.
Margaret enjoyed cats, elephants, goin...
Carolyn Reilly 42 of White Haven who passed away Friday in White Haven.
Born in Wilkes Barre she was the daughter of Helen (Macurak) Corazza- White Haven and the late Charles Reilly.
She was of catholic faith.
Carolyn loved animals especially her...
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...
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...
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 ...
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...
November 12, 2016
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...
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...
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.
October 27, 2016
Grace A. Boyce 79 formally of Freeland and Lititz Pa. who died Monday at Carroll Hospital Center. Westminter MD.
Born in Hazleton she was the daughter of the late Patrick and Helen (Kacner) McGuire.
She was a member of Immaculate Conception Parish...
August 27, 2016
Ella DeStefano 109 formally of Freeland died Tuesday at Mt. City Nursing and Rehab., Hazleton where she was a guest.
Born in Freeland on April 1, 1907 she was the daughter of the late Peter and Anna Barna.
She was a lifelong member of St. Mary's By...
August 12, 2016
Theresa L. Kushner formally of Freeland who died Tuesday at the home of her daughter in Hazleton.
Born in Freeland she was the daughter of the late Arcangelo and Lucia (Vatrano) Pignatari.
She was a member of the former St. Anthony's RC Church, Fre...
August 11, 2016
John P. Gretchen 63 of Freeland passed away Monday at Garden Spring Center Willow Grove Pa. after battling a long term illness at a medical facility in Williow Grove Pa.
Born October 25 1952 in Hazleton he was the son of John E. Gretchen, Freeland ...
July 7, 2016
Robert W. "Bobby D" DaCunha 77 of Freeland died Sunday at the home of his son in Freeland.
Born in New Brunswick NJ. he was the son of the late Avelino and Anna (Chiselko) DaCunha.
Bobby D enjoyed his children, grandchildren, crabbing, calming, po...
Carroll H. Lamb 74 of White Haven died Saturday at Lehigh Valley Hospital, Hazleton.
Born in Louisa VA. he was the son of the late Claude and Thelma (Shiflett) Lamb.
He was a member of First Baptist Church, Louisa VA. and a Louisa High School Gradu...
July 2, 2016
Robert E. Ostroff 81 of Freeland who died Friday afternoon at Wilkes Barre General Hospital.
Born in Freeland he was the son of the late Michael Edward and Dorothy Mae (Fisher) Ostroff.
He was a member of St. Luke's Evangelical Lutheran Church, F...
May 19, 2016
John Albert Kavitski 90 of Freeland died Sunday at Lehigh Valley Hospital, Allentown.
Born in Eckley he was the son of the late John and Anna (Corotitus) Kavitski.
He was a member of Immaculate Conception parish at St. Ann's Church, Freeland.
April 27, 2016
Ferdinand D. "Fred" Lonzetta 91 of Freeland died Friday at his home.
Born in Hazleton he was the son of the late Fred and Theresa (Delmonico) - Matz Lonzetta.
He was a member of Immaculate conception parish at St. Ann's church, Freeland and a Life ...
April 22, 2016
Mark J. "Sam" Sosar 50 of Freeland died Saturday in Atlantic City NJ.
Born in Hazleton he was the son of the late John and Agnes (Cherba) Sosar.
He was a member of St. Michael's Russian Orthodox Greek Catholic Church, Freeland.
Sam was employed a...
January 9, 2016
Robert (Bert) Marley passed away in Freeland on Monday January 4, 2015.
Born in Oakdale he was the son of the late Peter Emmett and Mary Catherine (Smith) Marley.
He was a 1957 graduate of West Hazleton High School and was drafted into the Army...
April 5, 2016
Kathleen Leichtman 80 of Hazleton passed away at Friday at St. Luke's Manor where she was lovingly cared for the past 10 years.
Born in Freeland she was the daughter of the late Joseph A. and Elizabeth (Haggerty) Mulhearn.
She was of Catholic faith...
April 6, 2016
Alice C. Hindson 92 of Freeland died Thursday March 31 2016 at Celtic Hospice, Wilkes Barre.
A lifelong resident of Freeland, she was the daughter of the late George and Mary (Pingar) Sotack.
She was a member of the former St. John's Nepoumence Chu...
James Neil Manganelli 21 of Pardeesville tragically lost his life Tuesday March 22 2016.
Filled with dreams and stardom James was a loyal kind soul.
He had a smile that filled a room. He touched the hearts of many and he was the rock for some. Alt...