DEATH NOTICES


First Posted: 1/4/2014

KROGULSKI

FORTY FORT — Marguerite “Marjorie” Krogulski, 88, formerly of Arlington Road, Forty Fort, passed away peacefully on Jan. 2, 2014, surrounded by her loving family. She had family in Dallas. Funeral was held Jan. 7 at the Wroblewski Funeral Home Inc., 1442 Wyoming Ave., Forty Fort, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial in St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Parish, 116 Hughes St., Swoyersville.

GEURIN

DALLAS — Mrs. Lillian Geurin, 87, of Dallas and formerly of Larksville, died Jan. 2, 2013, at the Meadows Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, Dallas. A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Jan. 25 in the Loyalville United Methodist Church.

JOHNSON

LEHMAN — Ruth L. Johnson, 96, of Lehman, passed away peacefully into the loving arms of her Lord on Jan. 3, 2014, at the Lakeside Nursing Home, Idetown. Funeral was held Jan. 6 at the Richard H. Disque Funeral Home Inc., 2940 Memorial Highway, Dallas.

WALTERS

MEHOOPANY — Lyman G. Walters Jr., of Mehoopany, died at his home on Jan. 5, 2014. He attended Tunkhannock High School. Funeral services were held Jan. 8 at the Sheldon-Kukuchka Funeral Home Inc., 73 W. Tioga St., Tunkhannock.

MORENKO

DALLAS — Steven Morenko, 85, of Dallas, passed away Jan. 2, 2014, at his residence. Memorial service was held Jan. 10 in Gate of Heaven Church, Dallas.

HABERSKY

DALLAS TWP. — Joseph A. Habersky, 65, a resident of Dallas Township, passed away Nov. 8, 2013, at the Kindred Hospital, Wilkes-Barre, after a valiant fight against pancreatic and gastric cancer. A memorial visitation was held Jan. 10 at the Harold C. Snowdon Funeral Home Inc., 140 N. Main St., Shavertown. A memorial funeral Mass was celebrated Jan. 11 in St. Therese’s Church, 64 Davis St., Shavertown.

ANDREWS

HARVEYS LAKE — George P. Andrews Jr., 67, of Harveys Lake, passed away Dec. 30, 2013. Funeral services and interment will be held privately with a Mass at Rosemont College.

LLEWELLYN

FORTY FORT — Larry N. Llewellyn, 68, a resident of Forty Fort and formerly of Harveys Lake, passed away unexpectedly on Jan. 5, 2014, at the Wilkes-Barre General Hospital. A private family funeral service will be held with arrangements entrusted to the care of the Wroblewski Funeral Home Inc., 1442 Wyoming Ave., Forty Fort.

WEBER

NOXEN — Donald E. Weber, 66, of Noxen, passed away Dec. 19, 2013, at his home. He had family in Tunkhannock and Lake Township. A celebration of Donald’s life was held Jan. 5 at the Nulton-Kopcza Funeral Home, State Route 309, Beaumont, Monroe Township.

BURKEL

WEST PITTSTON — Theodore D. Burkel, 86, of West Pittston, passed away Jan. 1, 2014, in ManorCare- Kingston. He had family in Dallas. Funeral services were held Jan. 6 at the Howell-Lussi Funeral Home, 509 Wyoming Ave., West Pittston.

BURD

HARVEYS LAKE — Ray Edward Burd, 63, of Harveys Lake, passed away Jan. 1, 2014. A burial service took place Jan. 5 at the Dean K. Wetzler Funeral Home, 201 Spring St., Milesburg, Pa. A Mass was held in St. Therese’s Catholic Church, 64 Davis St., Shavertown.

BLISS

EAST LEMON — Roderick T. “RT” Bliss, 61, of East Lemon, went home with the Lord on Jan. 2, 2014, at his residence. He is survived by his wife of 41 years, Debra Faux Bliss. He had family in Tunkhannock. Funeral services were held Jan. 5 at the Sheldon-Kukuchka Funeral Home Inc., 73 W. Tioga St., Tunkhannock.

WELSKO

BEAUMONT — Andrew J. Welsko, 95, of Beaumont, passed away Jan. 2, 2014, in the Golden Living Center, Wilkes-Barre. His wife of 56 years was the late Margie “Gee” Bartkiewicz Welsko. He had family in Dallas. A Mass of Christian Burial was held Jan. 7 at the Gate of Heaven Church, 40 Machell Ave., Dallas, with arrangements by the Simon S. Russin Funeral Home, Plains Township.

WATKINS

EDWARDSVILLE — Anna J. Watkins, 75, of Edwardsville, earned her angel wings on Jan. 2, 2014, at Wilkes-Barre General Hospital. She had family in Shavertown. A prayer service was held Jan. 4 from the Andrew Strish Funeral Home, 11 Wilson St., Larksville.

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