First Posted: 6/10/2014
TUNKHANNOCK — Gerald Thomas Jenkins passed away suddenly on June 7, 2014. Jerry is survived by his wife, Carol Jenkins. A memorial service was held June 14 from the Sheldon-Kukuchka Funeral Home Inc., 73 W. Tioga St., Tunkhannock.
EAST DALLAS — Elizabeth J. “Libby” Cyphers, 87, of East Dallas, passed away June 10, 2014, at The Meadows Nursing Center, Dallas. Libby was preceded in death by her husband, Robert. Funeral was held June 13 from the Richard H. Disque Funeral Home, 2940 Memorial Highway, Dallas.
SCRANTON — Rita Nercz (Neach) Grajcar, 82, was called home to the Lord, at home, on June 10, 2014, with her loving family at her side. She had family in Dallas. The funeral with Panachida service was held June 14 from the Edward J Chomko Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 262 Railroad Ave., West Scranton. A Funeral Divine Liturgy was celebrated in St. Mary’s Byzantine Catholic Church.
STILLWATER — Mildred Rose Felix, 88, formerly of Philadelphia, moving to Sweet Valley and later residing in Dallas, passed away May 4, 2014, at the Bonham’s Nursing Center, Stillwater. A memorial service was held June 14 from the Curtis L. Swanson Funeral Home Inc., corner of routes 29 and 118, Pikes Creek.
COEUR d’ALENE, Idaho — Patricia Ann Crossman, of Coeur d’Alene, formerly of Auburn Center, died June 2, 2014, at Kootenai Medical Center, after a courageous battle with the auto-immune disease, dermatomyositis. She had family in Tunkhannock. Funeral services were held June 14 from the Sheldon-Kukuchka Funeral Home Inc., 73 W. Tioga St., Tunkhannock.
DALLAS — Karen Ann Sulewski, 56, of Dallas, passed away suddenly in her home on June 11, 2014. Private services will be held at the convenience of family. Arrangements have been entrusted to the Harold C. Snowdon Funeral Home Inc., 140 N. Main St., Shavertown.
KINGSTON TWP. — Cassie Theresa Kaleta, 92, Kingston Township, passed away June 13, 2014, at Commonwealth Hospice Inpatient Unit at St. Luke’s Villa, Wilkes-Barre. Funeral services were held June 17 from the Harold C. Snowdon Funeral Home Inc., 140 N. Main St., Shavertown. A Mass of Christian Burial followed in St. Therese Church, Pioneer Avenue and Davis Street.
MOUNTAIN TOP — Mrs. Mary Curtin Cosgrove, of Mountain Top, passed away June 13, 2014, at Celtic Hospice Care Inpatient Unit at Geisinger Medical Center South, Wilkes-Barre. She had family in Trucksville. Funeral services were held June 18 from the Jendrzejewski Funeral Home, 21 N. Meade St., Wilkes-Barre, with a Mass of Christian Burial in Our Lady of Fatima Parish at St. Mary’s Church of the Immaculate Conception, South Washington Street, Wilkes-Barre.
TUNKHANNOCK — David L. Howarth, 77, of Tunkhannock, died June 12, 2014, at his residence. A blessing service was held June 17 from the Sheldon-Kukuchka Funeral Home Inc., 73 W. Tioga St., Tunkhannock.
PLAINS TWP. — Helen “Ellen” J. Homza, 89, formerly of Larksville, died June 13, 2014, in Golden Living Center East Mountain, Plains Township. She had family in Shavertown. Funeral was held June 18 from the Kopicki Funeral Home, 263 Zerbey Ave., Kingston, with Mass of Christian Burial in St. Mary’s Byzantine Catholic Church, Kingston.
HIGH POINT, N.C. — Pastor Steve Radonavitch, 53, of High Point, formerly of Sweet Valley, was promoted to Heaven on June 9, 2014. Mr. Radonavitch was born on Jan. 9, 1961, in Kingston, and was a son of Patricia Hilgert Radonavitch, Dallas, and the late Robert Radonavitch. A service to celebrate Steve’s life was at the Cumby Funeral Service, Archdale, North Carolina.
EMMAUS — Teresa R. Durkin, 85, of Emmaus, passed away on June 14, 2014, at Cedarbrook. She was the wife of Bartholomew J. Durkin for the past 57 years and had family in Shavertown. A Mass of Christian Burial was held June 18 in St. Ann’s Catholic Church, Emmaus, with arrangements by the Bachman, Kulik & Reinsmith Funeral Home, 17th and Hamilton Streets, Allentown.