Category Archives: Masonic Memorial

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

Bro. Lynn A. Sheehan, Sr, P.M. – Life Member

Lynn A. Sheehan Sr., 33rd degree, 78, Dallas, passed away Friday, Dec. 11, 2020, in Wilkes-Barre General Hospital, due to complications of heart disease. Born in Wilkes-Barre, he was the son of the late John and Verna Cave Sheehan. He … Continue reading

Bro. Eugene M. Rooney

Eugene Martin Rooney, Jr., 66, of Pittston, passed away Friday, December 11, 2020, in Wilkes-Barre General Hospital. Born in Scranton on October 12, 1954, he was the son of Judith Ann Conklin Rooney of Scranton and the late Eugene Martin … Continue reading

Bro. Benjamin R. Jones, III – Life Member

Benjamin R. Jones lll, Esq., 83, of Dallas, passed away Thursday, Dec. 3, 2020, at his home. Born in Wilkes-Barre, he was the son of the late Honorable Benjamin R. Jones Jr., past Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of … Continue reading

Bro. Peter M. Kaminski

Dr. Peter M. Kaminski, 66, of Harveys Lake passed away peacefully surrounded by his family at Geisinger Wyoming Valley Medical Center, Plains Twp. He was born Oct. 4, 1954, in Newark, NJ to Peter John and Kathryn Hunt Kaminski. Due … Continue reading