Category Archives: Masonic Memorial

Bro. E. Carl Bush, Jr., P.M. – Life Member

    Edwin Carl Bush, Jr., 77, Dallas, passed away, Tuesday, November 17, 2020 at Wilkes-Barre General Hospital. Born in Forty-Fort, he was the son of the late Edwin Carl and Ann Mahler Bush and was a graduate of Dallas High … Continue reading

Bro. John E. Belle

John E. “Jack” Belle of Doylestown passed away at his residence surrounded by his family Thursday, Nov. 5, 2020. He was 87. Born May 6, 1933, in Syracuse, N.Y., to the late Oscar D. and Jean (DiMarzio) Belle, Jack resided … Continue reading

Bro. Robert L. Dolbear, Sr. – Life Member

Robert Lee Dolbear Sr., 104, of Dallas, passed away Friday, Oct. 2, 2020, at the Village at Greenbriar, Dallas. Bob was born Dec. 7, 1915, son of the late Frank and Jane Wall Dolbear. Bob graduated from Plains High School … Continue reading

Bro. Samuel B. Dilcer, Jr. – Life Member

Samuel Beidleman Dilcer, Jr. of Brookfield passed away on Tuesday August 25, 2020 at Dartmouth Hitchcock medical center at the age of 89. Born August 21, 1931 in Philadelphia, PA, Sam was the only child of Samuel and Maud Dilcer … Continue reading

Bro. Sheldon “Bucky” E. MacAvoy, PM – Life Member

RICHMOND, Va. — Sheldon “Bucky” Evans MacAvoy passed away on Nov. 10, 2019, in Richmond, Va. Mr. MacAvoy was a native of Shavertown and was born on Feb. 24, 1932 to the late Stanley Robert MacAvoy and Elizabeth Wood Evans … Continue reading

Bro. Donald E. Carter Jr.

SWEET VALLEY — Donald E. Carter Jr., age 62, of Sweet Valley, passed away peacefully in his sleep on Sunday, Oct. 27, 2019, at home. He was born in Wilkes-Barre on Sept. 5, 1957, and was the son of Donald … Continue reading

Bro. Mahmoud H. Fahmy

DALLAS — Dr. Mahmoud H. Fahmy, Ph.D., 88, of Dallas, passed away peacefully on Sept. 23, 2019, surrounded by his wife of 60 years, Irandukht Vahidi Fahmy; his children, Roya Fahmy, of Scranton, Dr. Raef (Bethanne) Fahmy, of Newburyport, Mass., … Continue reading

Bro. Robert Bond

Born in Plymouth, he was the son of the late Joseph and Elizabeth Butson Bond. He attended the Plymouth Schools and, like so many of the young men of that generation, he left school to fight for his country. He … Continue reading

Bro. John S. Cottle

Bro. Cottle passed away on June 27, 2019.

Bro. Paul C. Goodwin – Life Member

LAKE SILKWORTH — Paul Clark Goodwin, 80, of Lake Silkworth, died Jan. 28, 2019. At his request, funeral services will be private at the convenience of the family. There will be no calling hours. Arrangements are by the Curtis L. … Continue reading

Bro. Thomas N. Kreidler Jr. – Life Member

SHAVERTOWN — Thomas Nelson Kreidler Jr., age 88, of Shavertown, passed away Tuesday, Jan. 8, 2019, at the Riverstreet Manor, Wilkes-Barre. He was born in Cleveland, Ohio, and was the son of the late Thomas Sr. and Hazel Kritzberger Kreidler. … Continue reading

Bro. William A. Hersh – Life Member

William A. Hersh, age 85, of Mechanicsburg, passed away Thursday, November 22, 2018 at his home. Born July 16, 1933 in Wyoming, PA, he was the son of the late William E. and Verna N. (Chapman) Hersh. William had multiple … Continue reading

Bro. Glenn Howell – Life Member

DALLAS — Glenn M. Howell, of Dallas, passed away peacefully on Friday, Nov. 9, 2018, at Wilkes-Barre General Hospital at the age of 88. Glenn was a devoted father, loving husband and proud grandfather. He was known affectionately by his … Continue reading

Bro. Torrence R. Gensel – Life Member

Torrance R. Gensel, 88, of Sweet Valley, peacefully passed away Sunday, Aug. 26, 2018, at home. He was born in Larksville on Aug. 15, 1930, and was the son of the late Arthur and Harriet Gensel. Terry was a graduate … Continue reading

Bro. Welton G. Farrar – Life Member

DALLAS — Welton Grant Farrar, 95, Dallas, passed away Wednesday, Aug. 15, 2018, at Wilkes-Barre General Hospital. Born in West Newbury, Mass., he was the son of the late Edward and Hazel Neily Farrar and was a graduate of Groveland … Continue reading