Scranton Obituaries

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  • Friday Feb 5 | via The Times-Tribune 

    Regional briefs for Friday, Feb. 5

    Friends of the family of two Scranton residents killed in a crash have started a GoFundMe page to benefit the deceased couple's children. Bhaveshkumar and Shilpaben Bhavesh Patel died from injuries suffered in a fatal crash on Interstate 81 late last month in South Abington Twp.

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  • Friday Feb 5 | via The Citizens' Voice 

    Scranton man killed in Old Forge crash allegedly fle...

    The Scranton man who died in a crash late Tuesday in Old Forge fled from a police traffic stop before the incident, but borough officers were not actively pursuing his vehicle when it collided with another car, Old Forge police Chief Jason Dubernas said Thursday. The Lackawanna County district attorney's office is looking into circumstances of the crash that killed Jason Shearer, 39, of 1432 Church Ave., as the borough's own investigation continues.

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  • Friday Feb 5 | via The Times-Tribune 

    Online fundraiser to benefit children of crash victims

    Friends of the family of two Scranton residents killed in a crash have started a GoFundMe page to benefit the deceased couple's children. Bhaveshkumar and Shilpaben Bhavesh Patel died from injuries suffered in a fatal crash on Interstate 81 late last month in South Abington Twp.

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  • Wednesday Feb 3 | via The Times-Tribune 

    Survivor of wrong-way crash on the mend

    A survivor of a wrong-way crash on Interstate 81 that killed five other Scranton residents is recuperating, her son said. Silpaben Bharat Patel, 46, was one of five co-workers carpooling home Jan. 23 shortly after 1 a.m., when their Honda Accord was hit head-on by a Lincoln MKZ traveling at high speed north - the wrong way - on I-81 south in South Abington Twp.

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  • Monday Feb 1 | via The Times-Tribune 

    Fifth death in wrong-way crash ruled homicide

    The fifth victim in a deadly South Abington Twp. crash died of multiple traumatic injuries, according to an autopsy performed by the Lackawanna County coroner's office Monday.

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  • Saturday Jan 30 | via The Times-Tribune 

    Around Town: Anniversary of Dunmore tragedy shouldn'...

    It's not an anniversary that anyone wants to speak of, but in Dunmore, it's a day that was more shocking than the space shuttle Challenger explosion the day before. It was Jan. 29, 30 years ago, on a recruiting trip to Mansfield University.

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  • Friday Jan 29 | via The Times-Tribune 

    Notification protocol questioned after I-81 wrong-wa...

    No local police agencies were notified or asked to assist last weekend as a car sped the wrong way on Interstate 81 for nearly 8 miles before a deadly head-on collision in South Abington Twp., state police confirmed Friday. "I'm having a hard time digesting this because I'm of the mind we should have been notified - no doubt about it," Chief Gerrity said.

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  • Monday Jan 25 | via NewsandSentinel.com 

    Douglas "Doug" Wayne Congrove

    Douglas "Doug" Wayne Congrove, 57, of Waverly, W.Va., passed away suddenly January 23, 2016, at Camden Clark Medical Center, Emergency Room. He was born January 8, 1959 in Parkersburg, a son of Ernest Congrove of Waverly, W.Va.

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  • Tuesday Jan 19 | via Herald-Citizen 

    Anthony Pienkowski

    Funeral services for Anthony Daniel Pienkowski, 90, of Cookeville, will be held at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 20, at Whitson Funeral Home. A native of Scranton, Penn., Tony has lived the past 11 years in Tampa, Fla., ever since the death of his loving wife, Lula Movaline Pienkowski of Cookeville.

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  • Sunday Jan 17 | via The Times-Tribune 

    150 who made Scranton great: Ralph Lomma

    Ralph Lomma moved among movie and Broadway stars, was an adviser to President Ronald Reagan and along with his brother was a "godfather of miniature golf." No matter how lofty the circles he traveled in, Mr. Lomma always came home to Scranton.

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  • Jan 8, 2016 | via The Times-Tribune 

    Your Opinion

    Newly sworn in Lackawanna County Commissioners from left: Jerry Notarianni, Patrick O'Malley, and Laureen Cummings prepare to begin their first official meeting on Monday in downtown Scranton. Butch Comegys / Staff Photographer Editor: Christmas was hard this year.

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