First Posted: 8/5/2014
TUNKHANNOCK — Michael “Mikey” Wancavage, 84, of Tunkhannock, died Aug. 3, 2014, at the Golden Living Summit Nursing Home, Wilkes-Barre. A blessing service was held August 7 from the Stanley S. Stegura Funeral Home Inc., 614 S. Hanover St., Nanticoke.
FORTY FORT — Theresa A. Rallo, 64, a resident of Forty Fort, passed away peacefully, surrounded by her loving family and friends, on Aug. 3, 2014, at the Wilkes-Barre General Hospital. Theresa is survived by her husband, John A. Rallo Sr. She had family in Shavertown. A visitation was held August 8 at the Wroblewski Funeral Home Inc., 1442 Wyoming Ave., Forty Fort, with amemorial Mass August 9 in St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Parish, 116 Hughes St., Swoyersville.
WEST PITTSTON — Mrs. Jule R. (McCarthy) Bianco, 92, formerly of West Pittston, passed into eternal life on Aug. 3, 2014, in the Partridge-Tippet Nursing Facility of Wesley Village, Pittston, following an illness. She was preceded in death by her beloved husband, Paul. She had family in Dallas. Funeral services were August 7 from the John V. Morris Family Funeral Homes Inc., 625 N. Main St., Wilkes-Barre, followed by a funeral Mass in Corpus Christi Parish, 605 Luzerne Ave., West Pittston.
PLAINS TWP. — David J. Fedor, 65, of Plains Township, passed unexpectedly at his home on Aug. 4, 2014. David is survived by his loving wife of 38 years, the former Elaine Jescavage. He had family in Lehman Township. Funeral services and a Mass of Christian Burial were held August 9 in Ss. Peter and Paul Church, 13 Hudson Road, Plains Township.
JACKSON TWP. — Robert Joseph Rebennack, 85, of Jackson Township and Wellington, Florida, passed away Aug. 7, 2014, at Wilkes-Barre General Hospital, Wilkes-Barre. Surviving is his wife of 56 years, the former Anne Palmer. Arrangements were provided by the Harold C. Snowdon Funeral Home Inc., 140 N. Main St., Shavertown.
DALLAS — Leona F. Gorney, 88, of Dallas, passed away Aug. 8, 2014, at her residence. She is survived by her husband, Walter E. Gorney, at home. Funeral was August 11 from the Richard H. Disque Funeral Home, 2940 Memorial Hwy., Dallas, with funeral Mass in Gate of Heaven Church, Dallas.
TUNKHANNOCK — John F. Antosh, 51, of Tunkhannock, passed away on Aug. 8, 2014. A memorial service will be held at a later date. Arrangements entrusted to the Jobe Funeral Home & Crematory Inc., 118 Shaw Ave., Turtle Creek.
PITTSTON — Alice M. Kishbaugh, 98, formerly of Forty Fort, died at The Wesley Village in Pittston on Aug. 9, 2014. She was born in Dallas and had family in Shavertown and Tunhkannock. She was preceded in death by her loving husband, William “Bill” Kishbaugh. The services will be at the convenience of the family. Arrangements are entrusted to the Hugh B. Hughes & Son Inc. Funeral Home, 1044 Wyoming Ave., Forty Fort.
HANOVER TWP. — Mary A. Hayduk, of Lyndwood Avenue, Hanover Township, passed away Aug. 8, 2014, in Celtic Care Hospice, Geisinger South Wilkes-Barre. She had family in Shavertown. She was preceded in death by her husband, John “Bruno” Hayduk, in 1968. Funeral was held August 11 from Mamary-Durkin Funeral Service, 59 Parrish St., Wilkes-Barre, with a Mass of Christian Burial in St. Aloysius Church, Wilkes-Barre.
WILKES-BARRE — Madelyn Rush, 72, of Wilkes-Barre, passed away in her sleep on Aug. 9, 2014, at Timber Ridge Health Care Center, Plains Township. She had family in Dallas. The funeral was held July 13 from E. Blake Collins Funeral Home, 159 George Ave., Wilkes-Barre, with a Mass of Christian Burial in St. Benedict Parish, Austin Avenue, Wilkes-Barre.
TAMARAC, Fla. — Mary K. Alexander, 91, of Tamarac and formerly of Shavertown and Dallas, died on Aug. 9, 2014, surrounded by her loving family after a lengthy illness. She was the widow of the late Peter Alexander, who died in 1986. Viewing hours and a Trisagion service were held at Hugh B. Hughes Funeral Home, 1044 Wyoming Ave., Forty Fort. A private funeral was held at the Annunciation Greek Orthodox Church, 32 E. Ross St., Wilkes-Barre.
TUNKHANNOCK — Robert P. Spigarelli, of Tunkhannock, passed away on Aug. 10, 2014, at the Hospice of the Sacred Heart in Dunmore. He was born in Pittston on Feb. 5, 1946, a son of the late Feliciano and Amelia Corsaletti Spigarelli. A memorial service was held Aug. 15 from the Sheldon-Kukuchka Funeral Home, 73 W. Tioga St, Tunkhannock.
DALLAS — Marion Barbara Evans, Dallas, passed away Aug. 12, 2014, at The Meadows Nursing Center, Dallas. A funeral was held Aug. 15 from The Richard H. Disque Funeral Home Inc., 2940 Memorial Highway, Dallas, with funeral Mass in Gate of Heaven Church, Dallas.