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Sunday, February 3, 2013
ASH - Jane P., 73, of Shaver-
town, died Monday, Jan. 21,
2013, at Wilkes-Barre General
Hospital, following a brief ill-
She was born in Trucksville,
~on Feb. 12, 1939, graduated
from Westmoreland High
School and was a graduate of
_ the Wilkes-Barre Business Col-
e. She was employed by the
as School District, Leslie
* Fay and, most recently, by EMS
Management Systems Inc., from
which she retired in 2005.
# She was a member of the Dal-
“las, Chapter of the Order of the
+ Eastern Star and a former mem-
ber of the Irem Temple Ladies
3 Surviving are her husband of
£52 years, H. Robert Ash; son,
‘John R., Ph.D., Sweet Valley;
| daughter, Pamela J. Hoffmaster-
Sinking Spring; four grandchil-
« dren; a nephew and two nieces.
~  BUTRY - Kenneth N., 73, of
- Harveys Lake, died Thursday,
Jan. 24, 2013, at his home.
© CRAWFORD - Leah Nicole
~ (Nikki) Wilson, 38, of Dallas,
died Monday, Jan. 28, 2013, af-
~ ter a long and courageous battle
- with lung cancer.
She was born in Akron, Ohio,
and graduated from Garfield
gh School, Akron, Ohio, Class
"1993, where she played soft-
ball, volleyball and was a stu-
dent announcer.
She was a graduate of the
University of Akron, Class of
1998, and a member of the “Ex-
treme Team” for Cleveland Cav-
aliers Basketball.
A former on-air personality,
she worked for several radio sta-
tions in Ohio, including WZIP,
WKDD and WQMZX. She also
worked at WOGG, Pittsburgh.
She was active in the Moms
Meet Up group in the Wyoming
Valley and attended Shavertown
United Methodist Church.
Surviving are her parents, Ri-
chard S. and Susan Nigro Wil-
son, of Akron, Ohio; her hus-
band, John D. Crawford, Dallas;
. sons; John A., 6; and Ryan A., 3;
| stepdaughter, Madisson, 14;
{ brother, R. Scott Wilson Jr., Ak-
ron, Ohio; sisters, Christine
| Sansone and Susan Gonzalez;
nieces and nephews.
~ Memorial donations to the
Crawford Children’s Scholarship
Fund C/O Wells Fargo Bank,
2124 Memorial Hwy., Dallas, PA
DILLON - Margaret L., 86, of
Dallas, died Sunday, Jan. 27,
2013, at Mercy Center, Dallas.
She was born in Wilkes-Barre
and was a graduate of St. Ma-
ry’s School, Wilkes-Barre.
As a young woman during
World War II, she traveled to
Washington, D.C. to work for
the Veterans Administration
and later worked for Bell Tele-
phone as an operator in Wilkes-
She was a member of St.
@ Church and its Altar
d Rosary Society.
Surviving are her husband,
John, with whom she celebrated
65 years of marriage in Febru-
ary 2012; six children, Margaret
Dillon-Bowman, Carole Chap-
ple, Maureen Soltis, Joanie,
John and Michael; 15 grandchil-
dren; 19 great-grandchildren;
nieces and nephews; brother,
Gerry Degnon.
Memorial donations to the
Mercy Center.
DYMOND - Franklin Merlyn,
82, of Shavertown, died Thurs-
day, Jan. 24, 2013, at Wilkes-
Barre General Hospital.
He was born in Plymouth and
was a graduate of E. L. Meyers
High School, Wilkes-Barre.
He was an Army veteran,
serving in the Signal Corps dur-
ing the Korean War. He worked
as a salesman for the American
Greetings Corp.
He was a former volunteer
ir director and soloist at the
roming Avenue Christian
Church, Kingston.
Surviving are his daughters,
Daryl Knott, Lynchburg, Va;
Leslie Marks, Belmont, Calif;
two grandchildren; brother,
Tomd; sisters, Sharon Smith
and June DeSambre.
GARRISON - Charles “Clark,”
of Aldovin Road, Tunkhannock,
died Thursday, Jan. 24, 2013, in
the Abington Manor in Clarks
He was born in Lemon Town-
ship, Wyoming County, on Oct.
15, 1930, was a 1948 graduate of
Tunkhannock High School and
was the owner of Garrlark
Farms in Lemon Township. He
was a school bus owner and op-
erator for the Tunkhannock
School District.
He was a member of the
Springville Baptist Church and
of the Endless Mountain Bar-"
bershop Chorus.
Surviving are a son, Terry,
Tunkhannock; sisters, Cindy
Stephens, Methuen, Mass.; Pam
Eyer, Newville; Kim, Milton;
Becky Williams, Clayton, N.C;
eight grandchildren; three great-
GUILA - Rose M., of Dallas,
died on Saturday, Jan. 26, 2013,
at St. Luke’s Hospice, Wilkes-
She was born May 26, 1928 in
Plymouth and had many fond
memories of her parents’ busi-
ness on Orchard Street, “Wil-
son’s Café.”
After graduating from Ply-
mouth High School in 1945, she
lived in Trenton, N.J.
She returned to the Wilkes-
Barre area and pursued her
teaching degree from Wilkes
College, after which she taught
in the business department at
Meyers High School for many
Surviving are her son, Grego-
ry Novroski; her daughter, Ro-
seanne Custer; two grand-
daughters; a brother, Costic
(Ike) Borsavage, of Holland;
cousins, nieces and nephews.
GUTSTEIN - Guyler Chad,
44, of Rochester Hills, Mich.,
formerly of Shavertown, has
He grew up in Shavertown
and attended Wyoming Semina-
ry Upper and Lower Schools in
e was a member of Semina-
ry’s soccer team and he accom-
panied the team to the People’s
Republic of China, where it was
the first U.S. high school team
to play in that country.
He was a graduate of The
University of Wisconsin and
Thomas M. Cooley School of
Law in Michigan and served as
an editor of the Law Review.
After graduating from the
University of Wisconsin, he
worked directly with Pennsylva-
nia Congressman Paul Kanjor-
ski as a professional staff mem-
Surviving is his son, ack, 13.
HART - Robert L. Sr., 81, of
Harveys Lake, died Wednesday,
Jan. 23, 2013, at home.
He was born in Bentleyville
on Aug. 5, 1931, graduated from
McKeesport High School and
retired as a pipeline welder for
Steamfitters Local 420, Philadel-
He was an Army veteran of
the Korean Conflict and Army
Emergency Reinforcement.
He was a 56-year member of
the Tioga Lodge 373, F and
AM; VEW Post 6753 in Knox-
ville, and the Daddow-Issac
American Legion Post 672 in
Surviving are his children,
Rhonda Hart, Shavertown; Re-
nee Squire, Enon Valley; and
Robert Jr, Centermoreland;
brother, John, Shiremanstown;
10 grandchildren; four great-
Memorial donations to the
Harveys Lake Fire Company,
P.O. Box 56, Harveys Lake, PA
RINEHIMER - Willard (Will)
Clyde, 73, of Shavertown, died
Saturday, Jan. 26, 2013, at
Wilkes-Barre General Hospital.
He was born in Askam and
educated in Newport Township
He worked at the former Gen-
eral Cigar Co. in Nanticoke and
retired from Procter & Gamble
Co. in Mehoopany.
He was a member of Shaver-
town United Methodist Church.
Surviving are his wife of 51
years, the former Florence Ol-
iver; son, Will Jr, Bermuda;
daughter, Kim Egleston, Long
Valley, N.J.; five grandchildren;
brothers, Irvin (Sonny), Robert
(Bob) and William (Bill); sister,
Jean Earl; nieces and nephews.
Memorial donations to Sha-
vertown United Methodist
Church, 163 N. Pioneer Ave.,
Shavertown, PA 18708..
THOMAS - Joan (Kern), for-
merly of Shavertown, died on
Saturday, Jan. 19, 2013, after a
brief illness.
She was born Jan. 5, 1936, in
Pittston. She grew up in Wyom-
ing and graduated from Wyom-
ing High School in 1953. She
attended Nesbitt School of
Nursing 1953 to 1955.
She was active in Girl Scouts
and Boy Scouts and Little
She returned to school and
graduated from the Wilkes-
Barre School of Practical Nurs-
ing in 1976.
She worked at General Hospi-
tal in the ICU from 1976 to 1981
and then for 16 years as a nurse
for Surgical Specialists of Plains
Surviving are her children,
Kathleen McCaffrey, Newport,
R.I.; Diane, Swoyersville; Tho-
mas, Hunlock Creek; and Ste-
ven, Rosewell, Ga.; seven grand-
Memorial donations to the
Wounded Warrior Project, PO
Box 758517, Topeka, KS 66675.
WESLEY - Sally Ann, 58, of
Dallas, died Wednesday, Jan. 23,
2013, at Wilkes-Barre General
She was born in Kingston on
Aug. 23, 1954, received her as-
sociate’s degree in accounting
from Wilkes-Barre Business Col-
lege and was employed as a
loan officer at United Penn
Bank in Wilkes-Barre. She also
was a residence assistant at
Meadows Manor Personal Care
in Dallas.
Surviving are her son, Brian,
Idetown; brother, Greg Kuhnert,
Queensbury, N.Y; sister, Sandra
Kuhnert Morris, Loyalville;
three grandchildren; nieces, ne-
phews, great-nephews and
Memorial donations to the
American Diabetes Association,
63 N. Franklin St., Wilkes-Barre,
PA 18701.
Senior Citizens Centers
sponsored by the Area Agency
on Aging for Luzerne and
Wyoming Counties offer hot
noon meals Monday through
Friday to people 60 years of age
or older. Donations from partic-
ipants are gratefully accepted
and needed in order to expand
this program.
The following is the menu for
the week of Feb. 4:
MONDAY: Pork (BBQ on
side), chuckwagon corn, oven-
browned potatoes, corn bread,
peach cobbler, margarine, milk
and coffee.
TUESDAY: Bag lunch
WEDNESDAY: Beef rollup,
gravy, mashed potatoes, peas
and pearl onions, whole wheat
dinner roll, fruited gelatin, mar-
garine, milk and coffee.
THURSDAY: Herb pork
roast, sauerkraut, mashed pota-
toes, whole wheat dinner roll,
chocolate cheesecake, marga-
rine, milk and coffee.
FRIDAY: Chicken Marsala,
green and wax beans, whole
wheat dinner roll, buttered noo-
dles, Ppeaches and cream, mar-
garine, milk and coffee.
The Sacrament of Reconciliation was recently conducted at St. Frances Cabrini Church,
Mount Olivet Road, Wyoming, for tl children of the parish. Father Vincent Dang announces that
children from Ms. Jessica Kozemko's class have received the sacrament of Reconciliation and
will now prepare for their First Holy Communion which will be celebrated on Saturday, May 4.
From left, first row, are Chelcie Strobel, Serenity Solinsky, Mary Popielarz, Ashley Sweeney,
Brianna Charney. Second row, Owen Harris, Alex Fine, Jack O'Donnell, Claire Lehane, Michael
O'Donnell, Shane Macko. Third row, Jessica Kozemko, CCD teacher; Father Vincent Dang, pas-
tor; and Florence Mociun, DRE.
Books remember loved ones
Baseball Team” by Audrey Ver-
nick and “Baby Mammoth
Mummy: Frozen in Time!” by
Christopher Sloan
In memory of Ben Zisselman,
“Wagon Trains and Settlers” by
Ellen H. Todras and “Lincoln’s
Last Days” by Bill O'Reilly and
Dwight Jon Zimmerman
In memory of Don Linker,
“The Monsters’ Monster” by
Patrick McDonnell and “Oh,
No!” by Candace Fleming
In memory of my son’s loving
dog Java, “Homer” by Elisha
Cooper, “Fletcher and the
Springtime Blossoms” by Julia
Rawlinson and “This Moose Be-
longs to Me” by Oliver Jeffers
In honor of June Jones on her
90th birthday, “Rocket Writes a
Story” by Tad Hills, “How Rock-
et Learned to Read” by Tad
Hills and “Just Being Audrey”
by Margaret Cardillo
In honor of Cindy Lohmann,
an artist who helps paint a sum-
mer reading mural for the Back
Mountain Memorial . Library
Children’s Room, “Mouster-
piece: A Mouse-Sized Guide to
Modern Art” by Jane Breskin
In honor of Congressman
Rush Holt of New Jersey on his
re-election, “All the Way to
America: The Story of a Big
Italian Family and a Little Shov-
el” by Dan Yaccarino, presented
by Dr. John and Barbara Kol-
“The Unexpected Houseplant”
by Tovah Martin, presented by
Rita and Noel Conrad
In memory of Claire Shiner,
“Lidia’s Favorite Recipes” by Li-
dia Bastianich, presented by
Timothy Carroll and “The Tuc-
ci Cookbook” by Stanley Tucci,
presented by John U. John
In memory of Dick Evans,
“Pig-Boy: A Trickster Tale from
Hawaii” by Gerald McDermott
and “Water Sings Blue: Ocean
Poems” by Kate Coombs
In memory of Chardes D.
Lemmond, “The Barbarous
Years” by Bernard Bailyn and
“US Coast Guard Training Cen-
ter at Cape May” by Joseph E.
Salvatore, presented by Anne
In memory of Kevin Miller, a
little boy who loved to sing,
“Charlie’s First Night” by Amy
Hest and “Waking Up is Hard to
Do” by Neil Sedaka, presented
by Jay and Betty Ann Schmidt
In memory of Rudy Mikow-
ski, “The Chronicles of Harris
Burdick: Fourteen Amazing Au-
thors Tell the Tales,” “Son” by
Lois Lowry and “A Leaf Can
Be—" by Laura Purdie Salas
In memory of Mercedes
Leighton, “Llama llama Time to
Share’ by Anna Dewdney and
“The Secret Life of Money: A
Kid’s Guide to Cash” by Kira
In memory of Larry Sorber,
“Brothers at Bat: The True Sto-
ry of an Amazing All-Brother
The following memorial/
honor books have been donated
to the Back Mountain Memo-
rial Library, 196 Huntsville
Road, Dallas:
In memory of Phyllis Eck-
man, “An Irish Country Village”
by Patrick Taylor, presented by
Shirley Forney, “Consider the
Fork’ by Bee Wilson, presented
by Ocala Palms Residents Asso-
ciation; “The Foothills Cuisine
of Blackberry Farm” by Sam
Beall, presented by The Wom-
en’s Association of Huntsville
Golf Club; “Flowers by Carolyn
Roehm and “The Bathing Wom-
en” by tie Ning, presented by
Eleanor Kandler Rodda, Jenni
Rodda Loory and Abby Aristeo;
“Glittering Images” by Camille
Paglia and “The Secret Keeper”
by Kate Morton, presented by
Nancy and Chuck Brown.
In memory of Martin Balti-
more, “The Sanctuary” by Ted
Dekker (Book on CD), present-
ed by Sheila and Donald
McFadden and “The Liberator”
by Alex Kershaw (Book on
CD), presented by Mr. and Mrs.
Bruce Slocum
In memory of Cecilia “CC”
Besecker, “Ballet Beautiful” by
Mary Helen Bowers, presented
by St. Therese’s Liturgy Com-
In memory of Jerry Kammer,
“Geronimo” by Robert M. Ut-
ley, presented by The Village at
In memory of Sophia Lucidi,
or tea.
Ash Wednesday
Lenten food held from 8 to 11 a.m. on Sat-
urday, Feb. 9 at the Huntsville
United Methodist Church, "
sale scheduled 2355 Huntsville Road, Shaver- SEIVICES scheduled
A Lenten food sale will be town. _ Rev. Kathleen Jamhoury,
held on Ash Wednesday, Feb. Breakfast includes eggs, interim pastor of Trinity Pres-
byterian Church, 105 Irem
13 by St. Frances Cabrini home fries, pancakes, sausage,
Church. toast, juice, coffee and tea. Road, Dallas, has announced
On the menu are clam Cost is $7 for adults while that the church will hold an
chowder at $7/quart and ha- children and senior citizens eat Ash Wednesday Service at 7
lushki at $6/quart. Place your free. p.m. on Feb. 13.
order by calling the church at The imposition of ashes and
696-3737 or Michele at 696- the Lord’s Supper will be ob-
2382 through Wednesday, Feb. P ancake Supper set served.
6. A Shrove Tuesday Pancake
Orders can be picked up at Supper will be held from 5 to 7 .
the church from 2 to 6 pm on p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 12 at the Planni for World
Feb. 13 at 585 Mt. Olivet Road, Noxen United Methodist D f
Carverton. Church, Route 29. ay 0 rayer
For a donation of $6, partici- A planning meeting for this
pants will receive pancakes year’s World Day of Prayer will
Breakfast buffet {plain or Puckwheal), il; be held at 1:30 p.m. on Feb. 15
oppings, sausage or ham, at Trinity Presbyterian Church,
planned at HUMC scrambled eggs, applesauce 105 Irem Road, Dallas.
A breakfast buffet will be and dessert, plus juice, coffee A rehearsal will be held at
WRGN plans special
Valentine program
1:30 p.m. on Feb. 22.
For more information, call
Meditation during
Lent at St. Peter's
St. Peter’s Church, 3832 SR 6
East, Tunkhannock, will offer
quiet music and meditation
Wednesdays during Lent, Feb.
WRGN’s Good News Library
will host a special Valentine’s
Story & Craft Time at 10:30
a.m. on Friday, Feb. 8 at the
Christian radio station on State
Route 118, near Pikes Creek.
“Celebrate God’s Love” will
be the theme for this activity
for children ages 3-8 and will
include a story time, craft ac-
tivity and a snack time. The
event is free; however, reserva-
tions are required and a parent
or guardian must accompany
the child.
One-year memberships are
available for a $5 donation.
For reservations, call 1-800-
245-3688 by Wednesday, Feb. Heather Madeira reads to children at the Good News Library
inside the WRGN studios.
20 through March 27, as a way
of opening the “thin place”
between God and people.
Soup Supper will precede
the service.Supper begins at
6:30 p.m. and the services
begin at 7 p.m.
For more information, call
St. Peter’s at 836-2233 or Rev-
erend Lou at 878-4670.