First Posted: 12/25/2013


MONROE TWP. — Robert L. Detrick, 70, of Monroe Township, passed away Dec. 23, 2013, in the Geisinger Wyoming Valley Medical Center, Plains Township. He had family in Tunkhannock. Funeral services were held Dec. 28 at the Nulton-Kopcza Funeral Home, 5749 State Route 309, Beaumont, Monroe Township.


ERIE — Annette (Simon) DeAngio, 61, of Erie, passed away peacefully at her home, with her husband by her side, on Dec. 23, 2013. She had family in Dallas. Shiva was observed Dec. 28 to Dec. 31 at the home of William Simon, 31 Third Ave., Kingston.


WILKES-BARRE — Marie E. (Kern) Storm, 91, of Wilkes-Barre, passed away unexpectedly on Dec. 24, 2013, at Wilkes-Barre General Hospital. She had family in Shavertown. A celebration of life service was held Dec. 28 at the Kniffen O’Malley Funeral Home, 465 S. Main St., Wilkes-Barre.


SHAVERTOWN — Charles Skea Nicol Jr., 97, passed into eternity with the Lord on Dec. 24, 2013, at the Meadows Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, Dallas. A memorial funeral service will be at a future date to be announced. Arrangements have been entrusted to Harold C. Snowdon Funeral Home Inc., 140 N. Main St., Shavertown.


LARKSVILLE — Stephen M. Skovira, 83, of Larksville, passed away Dec. 26, 2013, at the Celtic HealthCare, Inpatient Unit, Geisinger South Wilkes-Barre. He had family in Shavertown. Military funeral services were held Dec. 30 from the Andrew Strish Funeral Home, 11 Wilson St., Larksville, with a Mass of Christian Burial in All Saints Parish, Willow Street, Plymouth.


SHAVERTOWN — Lois E. (Nulton) Kretchmer, 56, wife of Dr. Donald S. Kretchmer, of Shavertown, passed away Dec. 27, 2013, surrounded by family at the Wilkes-Barre General Hospital. Private funeral services were held at the convenience of family, with arrangements by the Harold C. Snowdon Funeral Home Inc., 140 N. Main St., Shavertown.


DALLAS — Joseph S. Chihorek, 73, of Dallas, passed away on Dec. 28, 2013 at his home, surrounded by his loving family. Funeral services were held Jan. 3 at the Gubbiotti Funeral Home, 1030 Wyoming Ave., Exeter. A Mass of Christian Burial was held in St. Francis Cabrini Roman Catholic Church, Carverton.


ARCHBALD — Mary Mangan Corbett, 86, Archbald, formerly of Wilkes-Barre, passed away Dec. 29, 2013, at the Inpatient Center of the Visiting Nurse Association Hospice and Home Health of Lackawanna County. She had relatives in Dallas. A viewing was held Jan. 1 at the Louis M. Margotta Funeral Home, 511 Church St., Jessup. Interment will be held at a later date at Indiantown Gap National Cemetery, Annville.


SCRANTON — Miriam Esther Kaplan, 84, of Scranton, died Dec. 29, 2013, in the Jewish Home of Eastern PA. She is survived by her husband, Edwin Kaplan. She had family in Shavertown. Arrangements provided by the Carlucci-Golden-DeSantis Funeral Home Inc., Dunmore.


TUNKHANNOCK — Donald H. Pennay, of Tunkhannock, died Dec. 21, 2013, in the Golden Living Center in Tunkhannock. A memorial service was held Jan. 4 at the Sheldon-Kukuchka Funeral Home Inc., 73 W. Tioga St., Tunkhannock.

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