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    Sunday, December 2, 2012
Charles Dickens
characters on
display at
benezer Scrooge, along with Tiny Tim, Bob Cra-
chit and other story characters from the Charles
Dickens tale, will be on display at the Back
Mountain Memorial Library through December. Alice
Sallada will display her collection of Byers Christmas
Carol Story Set from one of Dickens’ most beloved
books. One of her favorite pieces is Marley’s ghost with
all his dangling chains and money box. “He’s such a
kick,” Sallada said about the piece. Also, in celebration
of Charles Dickens’ 200th birthday this year, Sallada is
loaning the library Royal Doulton figures she has col-
lected over the past 35 years. The set includes 24 porce-
lain figurines. One of the figures was bought in a tea
room in Canada’s historic Niagara-on-the Lake and the
last two purchased to complete the set were bought in
London. A former English teacher, Sallada resides in
Books remember
Imany oved ones
The following memorial/
honor books have been added
to the shelves of the Back
Mountain Memorial Library for
the month of November 2012:
In memory of Marlene Reed,
“How Children Succeed” by
Paul Tough, presented by Kelly
In memory of Butch Free-
man, “Killing Kennedy” by Bill
O'Reilly, presented by Mike and
Mary Kay McHugh
In memory of Fred Krohle,
“The Big Screen” by David
Thomson, presented by Mike
and Kathy Barlow; “John
Brown’s Spy” by Steven Lubert,
presented by Leslie Horoshko
In memory of Claire Shiner,
“Barefoot Contessa Foolproof:
Recipes You Can Trust” by Ina
Garten, presented by Connie
and Gerald John
In memory of Cecilia Beseck-
er, “Teach Yourself Visually
Word 2010” by Elaine Marmel,
presented by Dr. and Mrs. Wm.
In memory of David Hall,
“Knack Bridge for Everyone” by
Deborah Crisfield, presented
by Beth Rosenthal
In memory of Helen Kish-
baugh, “Marmee and Louisa”
by Eve LaPlante, presented by
MaryAnn and Don Hopkins
In memory of Nancy C. Ol-
iver, “Julie Andrews’ Treasury
for All Seasons: Poems and
Songs to Celebrate the Year” by
Julie Andrews, presented by
General Federation of Harveys
Lake Women’s Clubs
In honor of the marriage of
Donna Posatko and William
Jenkins, “Two in the Kitchen: A
Cookbook for Newlyweds” by
Christie Dufault and Jordan
Mackay, presented by Bruce
and Beth Rosenthal
ARTHUR - Naomi E., 91, of
Tunkhannock, formerly of Bond
Brook, N.J., where she lived for
40 years, died Monday, Nov. 19,
2012, in the Golden Living Cen-
ter in Tunkhannock.
She was born in Dalton on
March 31, 1921.
Surviving are her son, David
M. Jr., of Iowa; daughter, Bon-
nie, of Tunkhannock; sister, Vina
Coolbaugh, of Manchester, N.J.;
three grandchildren and six
J yreat grandchildren.
COLBENSON - Dorothy Gra-
ham, 103, of the United Metho-
dist Manor, Tunkhannock, for-
merly of Maple Avenue, Tunk-
hannock, died Tuesday, Nov. 20,
She was born in Tunkhannock
on Sept. 9, 1909, and was a life-
long resident of Tunkhannock,
“working for 20 years at Fassetts/
Ben Franklin Department store
‘as a clerk/manager in the toy
and dry goods departments.
She also volunteered as a
math tutor for five years at the
ormer St. Michael's School for
Joys, Falls. She was a lifetime
member of the Wyoming County
Ed Society.
She served on the Wyoming
County election board for many
years and was celebrated as the
Tunkhannock Business and Pro-
fessional Women’s Woman of the
Year in 1999.
Surviving are daughters, Elsie
Puza, Tunkhannock; and Shirley
Cokely, Springville; 10 grandchil-
dren; 20 great-grandchildren; 24
great-great-grandchildren; and
one great-great-great-grandchild.
Memorial donations to the
Wyoming County Historical So-
ciety, Harrison Street, Tunkhan-
and the Wyco Supply Company
in Tunkhannock.
Surviving are his wife, the for-
mer Betty Lou Myers; sons,
Mark, of Springville; Danny, of
Mountain Top; brothers, George
and John, of Tunkhannock; Tho-
mas, of Silver Lake; sisters, Ma-
ry Kuffa, of Tunkhannock; Helen
Sharp, of Florida; two grandchil-
dren; two great-grandchildren.
LUCIDI - Sophia, 83, of Dallas,
died Sunday, Nov. 25, 2012, at
Hospice Community Care, Geis-
inger South Wilkes-Barre.
She was born in Plymouth and
was a graduate of Plymouth
High School class of 1947. She
was a secretary and auditor for
Martz Trailways for 35 years un-
til her retirement in 1998. She
was also a treasurer with White
Transit Relief Association of
Wilkes-Barre, affiliated with
She was a member of Team-
sters Local union 401 as an office
manager, a member of Geisinger
Wyoming Valley Women’s Auxil-
iary and a member of Irem Wom-
en’s Transportation Unit. She
was also a member of the Nanti-
coke Chapter 174 Order of the
Eastern Star.
Surviving is her son, Tony,
MOEN - Margaret “Peg” J., 86,
of Dallas, died Tuesday, Nov. 20,
2012, at Geisinger Wyoming Val-
ley Medical Center, Plains
She was born in Scranton, was
educated in the Scranton area
school system and was a gradu-
ate of Penn State University,
State College.
She retired from the Pennsyl-
vania Liquor Control Board
where she worked as a manager
of various liquor stores in the ar-
EDWARDS - John W. “Cracker
Jack,” 64, of Hunlock Creek,
died Saturday, Nov. 17, 2012.
He was born August 9, 1948,
in Hazleton and was a graduate
of Walt Whitman High School in
Huntington Station, New York.
A Navy veteran of the Vietnam
era, he enlisted in June 1967 and
was stationed aboard the USS
Saratoga when he was dis-
charged in November 1970. He
was employed for 20 years by
UGI Electric in Hunlock Creek,
retiring two years ago.
Surviving are his wife of 23
years, the former Katherine Ah-
rens; his two dogs and cat;
aunts, uncles, nieces and neph-
JURISTA - Andrew J., of Tunk-
hannock, died Thursday, Nov.
22, 2012, in the Hospice Unit of
Geisinger South Wilkes Barre.
He was born in Eaton Town-
ship on Aug. 8, 1930. At the age
of 17, he enlisted with the Army
and served during the Korean
Conflict. Prior to his retirement,
he was employed as a mechanic
for the Turrell Motor Company
Sicilian Pizza Wings
Eat in and Take Out!
Memorial Hwy Dallas * 675-5026
She was a member of the Or-
der of the Eastern Star, Dallas,
and Huntsville Christian
Church, Jackson Township.
Surviving are daughters, Sue
Gusher, Dallas; Barb Trojan, Dal-
las; four grandchildren; three
great-grandchildren; sisters,
Anne Byer, Clarks Summit; Jane
Thomas, State College; nieces
and nephews.
Memorial donations to the Ju-
venile Diabetes Research Foun-
dation, Eastern Pennsylvania
Chapter, 225 City Line Ave., Ba-
la Cynwyd, PA 19004 or to the
American Cancer Society, 71 N.
Franklin St., Suite 106, Wilkes-
Barre, PA 18701.
MORGAN - Robert, 87, of Sha-
vertown, died Wednesday, Nov.
21, 2012, at home.
He was born in Plymouth and
attended the Plymouth schools.
He was a self-employed lino-
leum contractor. He was a Navy
veteran of World War II and a
member of The Trucksville Unit-
ed Methodist Church.
Surviving are his wife, the for-
mer Jane Mundy, with whom he
celebrated 64 years of marriage;
daughter, Gale Bachman, Wyom-
ing; two grandchildren; brother,
Edward Morgan, Newton, Iowa.
Memorial donations to
Trucksville United Methodist
Church, 40 Knob Hill Road,
Trucksville, Pa 18707.
NEWELL - Karyn L., 39, of
Norristown, formerly of Dallas,
died Saturday evening, Nov. 17,
at Johns Hopkins Hospital in
Baltimore, Md.
She was born on May 16, 1973
and had lived in Montgomery
County for the past 15 years,
moving from Dallas.
She earned an associates de-
gree from Luzerne County Com-
munity College and bachelor’s
degree from East Stroudsburg
University. She was currently
employed by Coram Healthcare
She was a member of the
Evansburg United Methodist
Church, the Harmony Chapter
of Order of Eastern Star and the
Rainbow Girls.
Surviving are her husband,
Troy R. Newell; her father, Eu-
gene J. Kieczkajlo, Dallas; a
daughter, Renata, home; sister,
Carrie Kieczkajlo, Harveys Lake;
paternal and maternal grand-
mothers, Jean Kieczkajlo, King-
ston, and Lorraine Welch, Lu-
zerne; aunts, uncles, cousins,
nieces and nephews.
Memorial donations to the Re-
nata Newell Memorial Fund, c/o
Linda Newell, 118 Newell Lane,
Stroudsburg, PA 18360.
OLESON - Elda J., 90, of Dal-
las, died Sunday, Nov. 18, 2012,
at Mercy Center, Dallas.
She was born in Wilkes-Barre,
and was a graduate of Meyers
High School and White Plains
Hospital School of Nursing. She
spent her career as a registered
nurse and administrator with
White Plains Hospital in White
Plains, N.Y.
She was a member of the Sha-
vertown United Methodist
Church and also the Daughters
of the American Revolution of
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Tunkhannock. She was a volun-
teer for the Back Mountain Me-
morial Library, Association of
the Blind and Girl Scouts of
Surviving are her children,
Catherine Scarlata, Long
Branch, N.J.; Sara Macedo, Bu-
cyrus, Kansas; Barbara Zubko,
Dallas; John W., Wallkill, New
York; five grandchildren.
Memorial donations to the
SPCA of Luzerne County or
Mercy Center, Dallas.
OSTROWSKY - Kevin, of
York, formerly of Tunkhannock,
died Tuesday, Nov. 20, 2012, in
York Hospital.
He was born in Tunkhannock
on Sept. 12, 1967, was a graduate
of Tunkhannock High School,
Class of 1986, and of Wilkes Uni-
live holiday tunes:
versity. During his high school
years, he obtained the rank of
Eagle Scout in Troop 518 in
He was employed as a civil
and environmental engineer for
EBI Consulting in Baltimore,
Surviving are his parents, Ge-
orge Ostrowsky, of Lancaster;
and Mary Bell Ostrowsky, of
Tunkhannock; his wife of 18
years, Tracy Groves-Ostrowsky;
son, Noah; daughters, Zoe, Addi-
son; brothers, Edward, of Wyom-
ing; Matthew, of Lewisburg; sis-
ter, Kitt Bowman, of Tunkhan-
nock; nieces and nephews.
SORBER - Clarence, 77, of
Shavertown, died Saturday, Nov.
24, 2012, at Wilkes-Barre Gener-
al Hospital.
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He was born in Lehman Town-
ship, attended Kingston High
School and was a member of the
Pennsylvania National Guard for
34 years. He was a member of St
Mary’s Byzantine Catholic
Church of Wilkes-Barre.
He was formerly employed as
a technician for Glen Carbonic.
Surviving are his wife of 55
years, Irene “Ethel” Seman Sor-
ber; sons, Ronald, Loganville,
Ga.; Greg, Harveys Lake; Chris-
topher, Staunton, Va.; daughters,
Susan Constantin, Ferndale,
Wash.; Lori Panzetta, Dallas; sis-
ters, Judy Hodakowski, Dallas;
Dorothy Rineheimer, Fairless
Hills; 17 grandchildren; one
Memorial contributions to St.
Mary’s Byzantine Catholic
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