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My Brother’s Keeper

Brethren, the ladies of the Trucksville United Methodist Church make bed rolls for the homeless in Wilkes-Barre for the winter months as part of the My Brother’s Keeper: Maker’s of Ugly Quilts program. These bed rolls are tied together with … Continue reading

Bro. George R. Isaacs – Life Member

George Raymond Isaacs, 80, of Trucksville, passed away Wednesday, July 13, 2022. George was born in Wilkes-Barre to the late Howard and Verna Miller Isaacs. On Dec. 10, 1968, he married Carol Elizabeth Herwig. They raised three children, Betty, Brian … Continue reading

Bro. Lauren E. Dymond

Lauren E. Dymond Sr., 74, of Shavertown, passed away at 10:48 p.m. Monday, July 4, 2022, in Wilkes-Barre General Hospital. He was born in Kingston on Jan. 16, 1948, son of the late Lauren and Aileen Dymond. Lauren, known as … Continue reading

James J. O’Neil

James J. “Bucky” O’Neil, 90, of Dallas, passed away, Friday, June 24, 2022.

Bro. Leo Dragon, Jr.

Leo S. Dragon Jr. “Jackson,” 68, of Sweet Valley, passed away peacefully Tuesday, Aug. 17, 2021, at home. He was born in Kingston on June 22, 1953, and was the son of the late Leo Dragon Sr. and Eleanor Quinnan. … Continue reading

Bro. Roland J. Gensel

Brother Roland J. Gensel passed away on August 3, 2021.

Bro. G. Robert Davis

Brother G. Robert Davis passed away on June 30, 2021

Bro. Richard A. Shannon

Richard A. Shannon, 86, of Dallas, passed away Monday, June 14, 2021, at The Meadows Nursing Center, Dallas. Born in West Pittston, he was the son of the late Charles and Ethel Bennett Shannon and was a graduate of West … Continue reading

Bro. James F. Besecker, Jr. – Life Member

      James Franklin Besecker, Jr, 93, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, April 21, 2021, at Hospice of the Sacred Heart in Dunmore, PA. Born in Dallas on July 16, 1927, he was the son of James and Emily Connor Besecker … Continue reading

Bro. Bruce F. Slocum – Life Member

Bruce F. Slocum was called back by the Lord on Monday, April 5, 2021. He was a resident of Dallas for 59 years. Born March 19, 1933, in Carbondale, he was the son of the late Floyd and Imogene Slocum. … Continue reading

Bro. Elmer W. Lyons, Sr.

Elmer W. Lyons, Sr., age 74 of Noxen, passed away Sunday, March 14, 2021 at the Geisinger Wyoming Valley. He was born in Noxen on March 25, 1946 and was the son of the late William and Emily Mary Casterline … Continue reading

Bro. Robert E. Rosengrant – Life Member

Robert E. Rosengrant, 81, of Shavertown, passed peacefully Monday, March 8, 2021, at home, surrounded by his loving family. Born July 3, 1939, in Kingston, Robert was the son of the late William and Doris Rosengrant, of Edwardsville. In addition … Continue reading

Bro. Joseph E. Oblen

Joseph Edward Oblen, 87, of Kingston, passed away peacefully Monday, March 8, 2021, at his home. Born in Wilkes-Barre, he was a son of the late Mary Ellis and Charles Oblen. After graduating from Dallas Twp. High School in 1951, … Continue reading

Bro. Marvin E. Yeust – Life Member

Marvin Everett Yeust, 92, of Shavertown, passed away Friday, Feb. 5, 2021. Born in Kingston, he was the son of the late Arnold and Jennie Lamoreaux Yeust. He was an avid hunter and fisherman and a life member of the … Continue reading

Bro. Michael S. Delinsky

Michael S. Delinsky, 76, of Edwardsville, died Sunday morning, January 24, 2021, at home with family by his side. Born in Nanticoke, he was the son of the late John and Ann Nickett Delinsky. He was a graduate of Edwardsville … Continue reading