First Posted: 2/26/2014
TUNKHANNOCK — Sharon E. Harvey, 57, of Tunkhannock, died on Feb. 25, 2014, at Geisinger South Hospital in Wilkes-Barre. Funeral service was March 1 from the Sheldon-Kukuchka Funeral Home Inc., 73 W. Tioga St., Tunkhannock.
FORTY FORT — Doris M. Evans, 84, formerly of Forty Fort and Kingston, passed away on Feb. 25, 2014, at the hospice inpatient unit at St. Luke’s Villa, Wilkes-Barre. She had family in Lehman. Funeral service was held March 1 from Hugh B. Hughes & Son Inc. Funeral Home, 1044 Wyoming Ave., Forty Fort.
HARVEYS LAKE — Henrietta Ziegler, 101, of Harveys Lake, passed away Feb. 26, 2014. Funeral was March 4 from the S.J. Grontkowski Funeral Home, Plymouth, with Mass in Our Lady of Victory Church, Harveys Lake.
DALLAS — Chester John Pollick, 69, of Dallas, passed away peacefully on Feb. 25, 2014, surrounded by his beloved family at Geisinger Hospital, Danville. Mass of Christian Burial was Feb. 28 in Holy Family Parish, Luzerne, with arrangements by the Betz-Jastremski Funeral Home Inc., 568 Bennett St., Luzerne.
TUNKHANNOCK — Plechette L. Dunton, 47, of Tunkhannock, died Feb. 23, 2014. A memorial service was held March 4 from the Sheldon-Kukuchka Funeral Home Inc., 73 W. Tioga St., Tunkhannock.
DALLAS — Thomas Walter Burkhardt, 60, of Dallas, passed away Feb. 27, 2014, at Geisinger Wyoming Valley Medical Center, Plains Township. Visitation hours with a prayer service were held March 2 at the Harold C. Snowdon Funeral Home Inc., 140 N. Main St., Shavertown.
DALLAS — Mark Kapitula Sr., 62, of Dallas, passed away Feb. 25, 2014, at the home of his son, Matthew, at Cragle Hill Road, Shickshinny. In celebration of Mark’s life, a memorial gathering will be held from 4 to 7 p.m. Sunday at the Clarke Piatt Funeral Home Inc., 6 Sunset Lake Road, Hunlock Creek.
FORTY FORT — Edward Aloysius Conologue, 90, a longtime resident of Forty Fort, died peacefully in the presence of his loving family on Feb. 28, 2014. He had family in Dallas. A celebration of Ed’s life was held March 6 from McLaughlin’s – The Family Funeral Service, 142 S. Washington St., Wilkes-Barre, with funeral Mass in the Church of St. Ignatius Loyola.
DALLAS — Gail Ann Riehl, 66, of Dallas, passed away Feb. 28, 2014, at The Village at Greenbriar, Dallas. Funeral services were held March 5 from the Harold C. Snowdon Home Inc., 140 N. Main St., Shavertown, with a Mass of Christian Burial in St. Therese’s Church, Pioneer Avenue and Davis Street, Shavertown.
TUNKHANNOCK — Esther S. Thomas, 77, of Tunkhannock, died March 2, 2014, at the Golden Living Center in Tunkhannock. Funeral services were held March 7 from the Tunkhannock United Methodist Church. Visitation was held March 6 from Sheldon-Kukuchka Funeral Home Inc., 73 W. Tioga St., Tunkhannock.
FRANKLIN TWP. — Robert Appleby, 78, of Franklin Township, passed away March 1, 2014, at home with his wife of 57 years at his side. Funeral services were March 6 from the Metcalfe-Shaver-Kopcza Funeral Home Inc., 504 Wyoming Ave., Wyoming, with a Mass of Christian Burial in St. Frances X. Cabrini Church, Carverton.