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    Sunday, January 29, 2012
Auditions at Dietrich
The Dietrich Theater in
downtown Tunkhannock will
hold auditions for “One Flew
Over the Cuckoo’s Nest” from
noon to 5 p.m. today, Jan. 29.
The show will be presented
March 21-25. Actors needed are
four women, ages 18-50 and 12
men, ages 18-70. :
Call 996-1511 for an appoint-
Alzheimer’s Support
Group meets Feb. 2
The Dallas Alzheimer’s Sup-
port Group will meet at 10:30
a.m. on Thursday, Feb. 2 in the
board room of the Meadows
Nursing and Rehabilitation
Center, 4 E. Center Hill Rd.,
Contra dance
set for Feb. 4
A New England Contra dance
will feature the music of fiddler
Ryck Kaiser and pianist Jill
Smith and calling by Hilton
Baxter at 7 p.m. on Saturday,
Feb. 4 at the Church of Christ
Uniting, 776 Market St., King-
No partner or previous experi-
ence is necessary. Admission to
the dance is $9 for adults and
$24 for families. Dancers are
also invited to a dish-to-pass
potluck dinner at 6 p.m.
For more information, call
American Legion
pig roast slated
Daddow-Isaacs Dallas Amer-
ican Legion Post 672will hold its
51st annual pig roast at 5 p.m.
gi Saturday, Feb 4 at the Post
home. Dancing will follow from
A donation of $8 for adults
and $5 for children is requested.
Takeouts will be available. Tick-
ets may be purchased from
committee members or at the
Post Home.
Jim Baloga and Commander
Jim Spencer are co-chairmen.
For further information, call
Clarence J. Michael at 675-0488
or the Post home at 675-6542.
Musical revue slated
for Music Box
“American Stars of Tomor-
row,” a musical revue featuring
30 performers ages 7-20 will be
presented at 7 p.m. on Friday
and Saturday, Feb. 3 and 4 and
at 2 p.m. on Sunday, Feb. 5 at
the Music Box Dinner Play-
house, 196 Hughes St. Swoyers-
Tickets are $12 and 12 for this
show-only performance. For
reservations, call 283-2195.
Eagle Day set
at nature center
Eagle Day will be held from 1
to 3 p.m. on Sunday, Feb. 5 at
the Endless Mountains Nature
Come watch for bald eagles
along the river, see a Powerpoint
about nesting eagles and discov-
er how many eagles nest in
northeastern PA.
Rebecca Lesko will discuss
the eagles of the Vosburg Neck.
Wildlife photographers Jim and
Joan Borden will share their
photos and experiences through
a slide presentation.
The program is free. For more
information, call 836-3835.
Wyoming Co. Chamber
schedules luncheon
A representative from Frontier
Communications will be the
featured speaker at Wyoming
County Chamber’s education
lunch set for 11:45 a.m. on
Wednesday, Feb. 8 at Twig’s
Cafe, Route 6, Tunkhannock.
Marty McGuire, marketing
manager, will provide quick
leverage social media tips to
help grow a business. Seminar
highlights include how to use
social media, Google, Yahoo and
Bing; how to create a Facebook
page and allow fans to “check
in” and tools to optimize web-
sites and on-line business list-
The luncheon is freeto mem-
bers and $10 for non-members.
Attendance is limited, with just
one representative per company.
To make a reservation, call
836-7755 or e-mail Rob-
Sue Hand paintings
on display at bank
The Forty Fort branch of the
Citizens Bank, Welles Street and
Wyoming Avenue, is hosting an
exhibition of watercolors by Sue
Hand, a nationally-recognized
artist from Dallas, titled “Amer-
ican Barns,”through February 11.
The paintings on exhibit in-
clude barns located in local
areas such as Dallas, Trucksville,
Tunkhannock, Noxen and Ver-
non and as far as Berwick, Brod-
headsville, Lawton, Forksville,
Choconut and Shunk.
Mobile vets center
visits area on Feb. I7
The Department of Veterans
Affairs’ mobile veterans center
will be at the Dallas Shopping
Center, Memorial Highway from
10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Friday, Feb.
Some of the services provided
at the center include individual,
Company in Scranton.
and tragedies of their lives.
Both have experience por-
traying writers with indelible
Morgan's dazzling perform-
ance as Emily Dickinson will al-
ways bring vibrant memories of
“The Belle of Amherst” to peo-
ple’s minds while Zarko’s as-
tounding turn as George Ber-
nard Shaw in “Dear Liar” per-
fectly captured both Shaw’s
pomposity and quiet despera-
Now, the two team up to
bring to life Melissa Gardner
and Andrew Makepeace Ladd
ITI, forging a friendship in child-
hood that endures the triumphs
Hildy Morgan
AR. Gurney’s beautifully
simple play, where two actors
sit at a table reading their let-
ters, is, at turns, comic, mad-
dening, despairing and endear-
ing as we follow the complex
life they shared and the connec-
Love Letters” coming to
stage at Dietrich Theater
Local legends Hildy Morgan
and David Zarko will meet on
the stage during “Love Letters”
to be presented at 7 p.m. on
Saturday, Feb. 11 and at 3 p.m.
on Sunday, Feb. 12 at the Die-
trich Theater in Tunkhannock.
Morgan is the former exec-
utive director of the Dietrich
and Zarko is the former artistic
director of the Electric Theatre
David Zarko
tion they never lost.
Both performances will fea-
ture wine and beverages and
seating will be reserved. Tick-
ets for this benefit production
are $15 and are available by
calling 996-1500.
group, family and bereavement
counseling, medical referrals,
assistance in applying for VA
benefits, employment counsel-
ing, guidance and referrals,
alcohol and drug assessments.
Appointments for mobile
veterans center services are not
“The Full Monty
comes to Music Box
“The Full Monty,” a Tony-
Award winning musical about
out-of-work blue-collar workers
who “strip” to make ends meet
will be performed February
17-29, 24-26 and March 24 at
the Music Box Dinner Play-
house, 196 Hughes St., Swoyers-
Curtain time is 8 p.m. on
Fridays and Saturdays and 2
p.m. on Sundays. A buffet dinner
is served 90 minutes before
For reservations, call 283-
Breakfast buffet set
The Noxen Volunteer Fire Co.
will hold a breakfast buffet from
8 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Sunday, Feb.
19 at the fire hall, Stull Road,
Price is $7.50 for adults and
$4 for children under 12 years of
~ BIGELOW - Norma F, 85, of
Shavertown, died Monday, Janu-
ary 23, 2012.
She was born in Shavertown in
her family home where she
would reside her entire life, and
was a graduate of Beaumont
High School.
She was a member of the Order
of the Eastern Star, Dallas Chap-
ter 396, receiving a 50-year pin in
recognition of her many years of
service. In earlier years, she
@ with Rainbow for Girls
d received its Grand Cross of
Color in 1971.
She was also a sustaining mem-
ber of Meadows Nursing Center
Auxiliary, Dallas and a member
of St. Paul's Lutheran Church,
Surviving are her son, Merl C.
(Butch) Bigelow, Tunkhannock;
daughter, Jan E. Goeringer, Dal-
las; five grandchildren; brother,
Dale K. Myers, Tunkhannock;
sisters, Betty L. Myers, Mountain
Top; and Nancy A. Smith, Tunk-
hannock; nieces and nephews.
Memorial donations to Juve-
nile Diabetes Research Founda-
tion, Eastern Pennsylvania Chap-
ter, 225 City Ave. Suite 104, Bala
Cynwyd, PA 19004; or to St.
Paul's Lutheran Church, RR 4
Box 627 A, Dallas, PA 18612-
GOBLE -Robert E., 89, of Nox-
en, died Monday, January 16,
2012, in the Golden Living Cen-
ter, Tunkhannock.
He was born in Sugar Hollow
and was educated in the Tunk-
hannock Area School system.
He was a veteran of the U.S. Ar-
my during World War II where he
fought in the Battle of the Bulge,
and was part of the Rhineland,
Ardennes and Central European
campaigns. During his service to
his country, he received the Good
Conduct Medal, Distinguished
Unit Badge, American Theater
Service Medal, three Bronze
Stars and the Victory Medal.
After fulfilling his military obli-
gation, he returned to Noxen and
was employed at the tannery un-
til becoming a union carpenter.
He specialized in restoration car-
pentry, where he was involved in
the restoration of many churches
in the Wilkes-Barre area.
Prior to his retirement, he was
employed at the Berwick nuclear
power plant for nine years during
its construction phase.
Surviving are his wife of 66
years, the former Beatrice Elva
Race; daughter, Dawn Traver,
Noxen; three grandchildren; six
great-grandchildren; brothers,
Charles and Donald, both of
Tunkhannock; sisters, Shirley
Savage, Factoryville; Helen Jor-
dan, Tunkhannock; nieces and
nephews. ;
LOVE -M. Evelyn Hopkins, 91,
formerly of Brooks Estates, Wes-
ley Village, died Sunday, January
22, 2012, at the Meadows Nurs-
ing Center, Dallas.
She was born February 12,
1920,was a graduate of Meyers
High School and Wilkes-Barre
General Hospital School of Nurs-
Prior to her retirement, she
was employed at Associated In-
ternists, Kingston.
For many years, she was a
Burner Service
Plumbing & Heating
Crean 96%
i hf. ik
member of the Dallas United
Methodist Church, Dallas, and
recently a member of the Wyom-
ing Avenue Christian Church,
She was a longtime member of
the Order of Eastern Star, a Dis-
trict Deputy to the area Rainbow
Girls and a member of the Gide-
ons International.
Surviving are her son, Donald,
Dallas; daughter, Barbara Hop-
kins Apaliski, State College;
three grandchildren; three great-
grandchildren; stepchildren, Ri-
chard, Dallas; and Nancy Miller,
Shavertown; seven grandchil-
dren; 16 great-grandchildren;
brothers, Charles Pace, Cazeno-
via, N.Y.; Jerald Pace, Braselton,
Ga.; a sister, Joan Hawk, Alpha-
retta, Ga.
Memorial donations to the
American Cancer Society, Back
Mountain Memorial Library or
Gideons International.
MORGAN - Mary, 76, Trucks-
ville, died Monday, January 16,
2012, after an illness.
She was born in Wilkes-Barre,
attended the Dallas schools and
was a lifelong resident of the
Back Mountain.
Surviving are daughters, H.
‘Shultz, Sharon Elston and Bren-
da Morgan, all of the Back Moun-
tain; sons, David Jr. and Gerald
(Jerry), both of the Back Moun-
tain; sister, Frances Harrison;
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brothers, Willard (Bill) and Har-
ry Siley; four grandchildren; 11
Memorial donations to the
American Lung Association, 71
N. Franklin St., Suite 207, Wilkes-
Barre, PA 18701.
PLACE - Christine A., 92, of
Tunkhannock, died Sunday, Ja-
nuary 15, 2012.
She was born in Lemon Town-
ship, Wyoming County, on Sep-
tember 29, 1919, grew up on a
farm in Lemon Township and
was a graduate of Tunkhannock
High School, class of 1937.
She retired from Tyler Memo-
rial Hospital where she worked in
the kitchen for over 20 years.
She was a 50-year member of
the Eastern Star Chapter No. 74
of Tunkhannock and the Tunk-
hannock United Methodist
Surviving are daughters, Kay
Johnson, of Tunkhannock; Carol,
Fegley, of Lavelle; Vida Jennings,
of Stowell; Diane Dobrinski, of
Tunkhannock; son, Jack, of Gree-
neville, Tenn.; 11 grandchildren;
nine great-grandchildren; nieces
and nephews.
PREHATIN - George, 89, of
Swoyersville, died Monday, Janu-
ary 16, 2012.
Raised in Harveys Lake, he and
his wife, the late Josephine “Jo,”
owned the Union Street Market
in Wilkes-Barre for more than 40
He was a member of the Holy
Name/ Saint Mary’s Parish Com-
munity in Swoyersville.
Surviving are his son, George
C., of Swoyersville; daughter, Do-
ris A. Bertram-Morin, of North-
boro, Mass.; three grandchildren;
13 nieces and nephews.
Memorial donations to Hos-
pice Community Care, 601
Wyoming Ave., Kingston, PA
STEINARD - Cecelia B., 90,
Dallas, died Sunday, January 22,
2012, at The Meadows Nursing
Center, Dallas.
She was born in Philadelphia,
and attended Philadelphia
Surviving are sons, Richard,
Bensalem; James, Easton; daugh-
ter, Janice Keen, Shavertown;
and Barbara Andrews, Shickshin-
ny; eight grandchildren and five
WILDONER , - Dorothy
Maude, 101, died Thursday, Janu-
ary 5, 2012.
She was a longtime member of
Hunlock Creek United Metho-
dist Church as well as organist
and choir director.
Surviving are her daughter Co-
raJayne Cory; sister, Ruth Engle-
hart; four grandchildren; five
Memorial contributions to the
Hunlock Creek United Metho-
dist Church Memorial Fund.
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