DEATH NOTICES


First Posted: 4/8/2014

MOORE

DALLAS — Joan B. Moore, 76, Dallas, passed away April 7, 2014, at her residence. Memorial service was held April 12 at The Richard H. Disque Funeral Home Inc., 2940 Memorial Highway, Dallas.

O’CONNELL

DALLAS — Sister Anna O’Connell, RSM, a member of the Sisters of Mercy Mid-Atlantic Community, died at Mercy Center, Dallas, on April 7, 2014. A prayer service with visiting hours was held April 9 at Mercy Center, Dallas. A welcoming service with visiting hours and a Mass of Christian Burial was held April 10 at the Sisters of Mercy Convent, Parsons Blvd., Whitestone, N.Y.

MULLERY

DALLAS — Eleanor Simonson Mullery, 87, passed away peacefully at her home in Dallas, on April 3, 2014. She was born Jan. 22, 1927, in Wilkes-Barre. She was a graduate of St. Ann’s Academy and the Wilkes-Barre Business College. Viewing services were held April 11 at Recuperos Funeral Home in West Pittston. Funeral Mass was held April 12 in St. Therese Church, Shavertown.

LEE

TUNKHANNOCK — Elaine P. Lee, 47, of Tunkhannock, passed away peacefully on April 10, 2014, surrounded by her family. Elaine is survived by her husband, John F. Lee, with whom she recently celebrated her 21st wedding anniversary. Funeral services were April 14 in the Tunkhannock United Methodist Church, Tunkhannock. Arrangements by the Sheldon-Kukuchka Funeral Home Inc., 73 W. Tioga St., Tunkhannock.

YATSKO

TUNKHANNOCK — Mary J. Yatsko, 69, of Tunkhannock, passed away peacefully at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania on April 9, 2014, with her family at her bedside. A Mass of Christian Burial was April 14 from the Church of Nativity BVM, Tunkhannock. Arrangements by the Harding Litwin Funeral Home, 123 W. Tioga St., Tunkhannock.

FRANK

DALLAS — Jean L. (Rodak) Frank, 68, of Dallas, passed into eternal rest on April 9, 2014, in the Wilkes-Barre General Hospital. She shared 45 years of marriage with Daniel R. Frank, whom she married on Sept. 28, 1968. A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated April 12 in Ss. Peter and Paul Church, 13 Hudson Road, Plains Township. Arrangements by Yanaitis Funeral Home Inc., Plains Township.

MAGAGNA

COOKEVILLE, Tenn. — Peter Magagna passed away on April 7, 2014, in Cookeville, Tenn., where he had recently moved in order to be closer to family members. He had family in Shavertown. Funeral arrangements will take place in Cookeville at the convenience of the family.

ZIER

TUNKHANNOCK — Ruth Elizabeth Zier, 77, died peacefully at her sister’s home in Tunkhannock on April 6, 2014, with her family by her side. At her request no services were held. Anthony P. Litwin Funeral Homes is in care of the arrangements.

CASTERLINE

SWEET VALLEY — Louise Mae Casterline, 82, of Sweet Valley, passed away April 11, 2014, at her home, while under the loving care of her family and assisted by Hospice of the Sacred Heart. She had family in Dallas. Vistation was held April 14 and April 15 at the Clarke Piatt Funeral Home Inc., 6 Sunset Lake Road, Hunlock Creek.

CONWELL

NUANGOLA — Joanne Conwell, 77, of Nuangola and formerly of south Wilkes-Barre, entered peacefully into eternal rest on April 12, 2014 at her home. She had family in Kingston Township. A funeral service wwas held April 15 at McCune Funeral Home, 80 S. Mountain Blvd., Mountain Top.

PELESH

KINGSTON — Eugene Pelesh, of Kingston and Naples, Fla., passed away April 6, 2014, in Naples. He is survived by his wife of 42 years, Carol (Schultz) and had family in Dallas. A celebration of Gene’s life will be held at a later date.

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