Wb Record Almanac Deaths Dec 1954 to Nov 1955

M D Y Surname Given Notes
11 06 1955 ABESHOUSE Israel Hebrew scholar
10 01 1955 ADAMCHAK John State policeman
06 13 1955 ADAMS Leo (Pitkevicz) Ashely tavern owner
10 28 1955 AHLBRANDT Harry J. City tax office clerk
01 30 1955 ALEXIS Joseph A., Dr. Pediatrician
11 20 1955 ALPER David Syracuse, N.Y. merchant, formerly of Wilkes-Barre
12 14 1954 ANDRAC Sister Mary  
09 25 1955 ANSELMI Albert L., Attorney Solicitor of Wyoming Borough
02 04 1955 ANTONIO Sister M. IHM
01 16 1955 APPLETON Howard W. Former Kingston Township school director
10 20 1955 ARNDT Jesse Retired druggist
05 25 1955 ATKINS Geladys Aston, Rev. Baptist pastor
11 08 1955 AYRE James Retired Wilkes-Barre city school principal
01 14 1955 BAIGIS Thomas A. Plymouth businessman
03 05 1955 BAIZ John P. Dealer in monuments
01 10 1955 BAKER Gordon E., Dr. West Side physician
09 29 1955 BANTA Fred J. Former Burgess of Luzerne
10 26 1955 BARON Charles Retired Plymouth department store owner
08 15 1955 BARRON Sister Mary Sisters of Mercy
09 07 1955 BEISWINGER George A. General superintendent W.H. Nicholson Company
02 02 1955 BENEDICT Ella Retired school teacher
11 17 1955 BENNETTO May C., Mrs. Church worker
01 11 1955 BERZANSKI Ignatz, Sr. Hotel operator
08 26 1955 BIRTLEY Robert L. Coal operator
02 25 1955 BOYER John F. Larksville councilman
11 30 1955 BRADER George G. Former banker
05 20 1955 BRADY Peter J., Sr. Active in Democratic politics
12 29 1954 BRENNAN Elizabeth, Mrs. Former acting postmistress of Plymouth Borough
12 31 1954 BROODY Joseph M. Merchant
05 07 1955 BROWN David T., Sr. Former owner of Wyoming Valley Transfer
09 11 1955 BURROWS Thomas S., Sr. Former officer of Moose
12 07 1954 BURT Parker H. Wyoming Seminary professor
11 29 1955 CADWALLADER Grant Retired official of Vulcan Iron Works
04 23 1955 CAFREY John J., Dr. Eye, ear, nose and throat specialist
09 25 1955 CALLAHAN Ann Retired registered nurse
06 09 1955 CALLAHAN Thomas A. President of Laurel Run Borough Council
07 11 1955 CAMERON H. Eugene Former burgess and councilman of Kingston Borough
08 21 1955 CAMPBELL Sister Mary Dionysia RSM, 67 years a member of the Sisters of Mercy
02 03 1955 CAREY George W. Former owner of Kingston Lumber Company
02 05 1955 CARLSON Frank R. Proprietor of Carlson Sign Company
05 16 1955 CASTERLINE Augustus H. Treasurer of Laurel Run Borough
03 24 1955 CHIPAK Samuel H. Undertaker
02 19 1955 CHMIELEWSKI Veronica Lukasavage, Mrs. Café proprietor
06 10 1955 COHAN Josephine G., Mrs. Insurance broker
05 08 1955 CONLON James Carnegie Hero Medal winner
04 17 1955 CONLON Peter A. Coal operator
05 27 1955 CONNORS Edward J. (Steamer) Professional baseball player
10 18 1955 COOK Horace G. Former local architect
09 20 1955 COPE Edith, Mrs. Shickshinny, who left 91 descendants
03 16 1955 COPLAN James Proprietor of furniture store
08 22 1955 COPP Anna Shepard, Mrs. Trucksville, meningitis patient at Communicable Disease hospital
11 21 1955 COYLE Sister Mary Sebastian Member of the Sisters of Mercy Order for 61 years
09 24 1955 COYNE Joseph J. Retired assistant superintendent of Prudential Insurance Company
11 30 1955 CRAGLE Theodore Roosevelt Owner of Garden Drive-In Theater
10 03 1955 DALEY Joseph L. Retired foreman of Wilkes-Barre Record composing room
06 15 1955 DANDINI de SYLVA Elena, Mrs. Former countess
12 06 1954 DAVIS David J. Former owner and operator of Nanticoke Creamery
08 04 1955 DAVIS Julia E.  
04 24 1955 DAVIS Nancy Former grocer
10 14 1955 DEAN George Edward President of Wyoming Valley Beef Company
07 29 1955 DELANEY Marion N., Mrs.  
04 13 1955 DENNIS Clarence E.  
10 06 1955 DIVINE William Samuel Printer
09 13 1955 DOBBIE Thomas Commander of Camp 17, USWV
06 16 1955 DOBSON William Francis Certified public accountant
11 10 1955 DODD Shadrach Former mine official
03 16 1955 DOLAND Clyde Retired superintendent of Lazarus Department Store
08 18 1955 DONLIN William J. Founder of Donlin's Pennsylvanians and music teacher
08 31 1955 DOOLEY Elizabeth School teacher
07 17 1955 DOUGHER Frank J., Mrs.  
10 15 1955 DOWNS William G., Sr. Coal dealer
02 23 1955 DRIER Stanislaus A., Rev. Pastor of the Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary church, Plymouth
06 02 1955 DUFF William Violinist and Bible student
05 24 1955 DUNBAR Hugh F. Baker
03 04 1955 DUNN A. Arthur Member Wilkes-Barre City School Board
01 26 1955 DUNNE Edward Martin Woodlawn Farm executive and former president of Glandale Farms Dairy
09 19 1955 EASTON Elizabeth, Mrs. Retired school principal at Kingston
09 18 1955 EDMUNDS Llewellyn Guidance director of Nanticoke schools
10 08 1955 EGGLESTON Daisy, Rev. Local WCTU leader
10 03 1955 ELDRIDGE Lucius K. Wilkes-Barre city clerk since 1938
11 05 1955 ERNST Charles H., Dr. Practicing physician in Wyoming Valley for more than 50 years
10 23 1955 ESHELMAN Robert B. Former West Pittstonian
10 02 1955 EVANS Iona L. Dallas Township school teacher
08 08 1955 EVANS Isaac Clerk in County Controller's office
07 16 1955 EVANS Perry B. Former Nanticoke assistant postmaster
02 06 1955 FAHEY William J. Athelete
12 02 1954 FARRELL John H. Retired general foreman of Lehigh Valley Coal Company
12 02 1954 FINN Martin B. Former proprietor of Finn Bottling Works
09 04 1955 FIORUCCI Sante Sugar Notch hotel owner
11 08 1955 FLANAGAN Leo Luzerne County deputy sheriff
11 17 1955 FLICK Albert L., Capt. State Police commander
04 26 1955 FRALEY Oliver "Dutch" Fire captain
01 29 1955 FREY Grace D. Retired city school teacher
06 09 1955 FRITZ F. Herman, Prof. Former superintendent of Ashley schools and principal of Union Street School, city
09 18 1955 GALE Joseph J., Sr. Former mine official
02 01 1955 GARINGER Herman R. Former Harveys Lake grocer
01 12 1955 GAWAT Anthony J. Plymouth merchant
12 24 1954 GEORGE Lawrence E. Solcum Township school director
12 14 1954 GMITER George (Peggy) Former baseball pitcher
06 03 1955 GOFF Nora D. Retired school principal, Nanticoke
02 26 1955 GOLDMAN Bencel, Rabbi  
02 18 1955 GOOD W. Bruce Former legislator
03 01 1955 GOODE William O. Retired bank teller
03 23 1955 GORDON James Former mining engineer
07 12 1955 GORMAN Peter G. Former jury commissioner
11 29 1955 GRIFFITHS Tudor F. Former auditor, councilman and burgess of Parsons
07 17 1955 GROARK William J.  
02 24 1955 GUEST Kenneth J. Plymouth Borough controller
12 01 1954 HAGAN Catherine A., Mrs. International Correspondence School official
10 30 1955 HALSEY Thomas Forty Fort Borough engineer
01 18 1955 HARBOLD Edward M. President Forty Fort-Kingston Kiwanis Club
01 03 1955 HARTMAN Louise Known in musical circles
11 30 1955 HEATH A. Edward, Dr. Philadelphia dentist, formerly of Wilkes-Barre
11 06 1955 HENDLER John C. Hotel proprietor
05 21 1955 HESTON Alice, Mrs. Retired Pittston teacher
03 11 1955 HIEDIX Mary, Sister Principal of Jackson Street School, Edwardsville
09 19 1955 HISLOP Robert B. Founder of Dallas Rotary Club
07 09 1955 HOOVER S.A. Musician
09 07 1955 INCZURA George, Rev. Pastor of St. Mary's Annunciation Lithuanian Roman Catholic Church, Kingston
03 29 1955 IORIO Faust Retired Wilkes-Barre policeman
08 18 1955 JACOBOSKY Rose Retired Wilkes-Barre City school teacher
06 13 1955 JACOBS Louis C. Hub display manager
02 20 1955 JENKINS David T. Former Edwardsville councilman
12 27 1954 JENKINS Edward M. Retired businessman
10 16 1955 JOHNSON Harry W. Black Diamond train pioneer
01 13 1955 JULIA Sister M. Immaculate Heart order
12 24 1954 KARBOSKI John, Sr. Nanticoke politician
04 09 1955 KARNOFSKY Clement Former city merchant
02 13 1955 KEARNEY Anna Retired city school teacher
10 04 1955 KEARNEY Bessie Retired school teacher
07 16 1955 KEIBER William C. Former president of United Associations of Railroad Veterans
05 08 1955 KELLY Eugene M., Dr.  
11 30 1955 KELLY James F. District manager of the Home Life Insurance Company, Pittston District
03 25 1955 KENNEDY Vincent J., Jr. UMWA employe
06 22 1955 KLEMEK Charles Hoel owner
09 29 1955 KNELLY Jessie Brittingham, Mrs. Former Wilkes-Barre school teacher
11 03 1955 KNOLL Thaddeus, Dr. Pittston dentist
08 21 1955 KOCHUBA Thomas G. Former Wilkes-Barre Township tax collector
12 13 1954 KOONS L. Rufus Paper broker
09 22 1955 KOSIK John F. International organizer for UMWA
04 14 1955 KOSTENBAUDER Adnah G. Plymouth Borough engineer
07 21 1955 KRESHOCK John B. Retired school principal, Plains Township
09 22 1955 KRESS Samuel Formerly of Naticoke, chain store magnate, art patron and philanthropist
09 04 1955 KRIEFSKI Kostck (Lefty) Former baseball pitcher
03 04 1955 KRIEFSKI Stanley F. Former merchant
11 24 1955 KUSCHKE H.T. Retired Plymouth businessman
01 13 1955 LA ROSE Raymond Plymouth merchant
10 16 1955 LAKE Jenkin Retired Sunday School teacher
12 20 1954 LAMB Dunham Former Pittston businessman
01 20 1955 LANDMESSER George D. Retired Record composing room foreman
01 17 1955 LEE W. Clarence Ashley justice of the peace and borough auditor
10 02 1955 LEHR Harry E. Mining enginer for Hudson Coal Company
05 30 1955 LEONARD B. Max Back Mountain coal dealer
05 17 1955 LEWIN Emily, Mrs. Historian
05 15 1955 LEWIS Jay S. Retired merchant
01 13 1955 LEWIS Thomas R. President of West Exeter Coal Company and Dial Rock Coal Company
10 27 1955 LEWIS William Morgan, Rev. Larksville native, pastor of First Presbyterian Church, West Palm Beach, Fla.
12 29 1954 LEY S. Idris President of Ley accounting service
02 13 1955 LIEBERMAN Mabel, Mrs. Civic leader
01 06 1955 LINGERTOT Martha M., Mrs.  
05 25 1955 LIPMAN Hyman Jack Former shoe store owner
02 11 1955 LLOYD John Consulting engineer
07 10 1955 LUCKENBACH William Former cashier and trust officer of Dime Bank
07 31 1955 MacKEEBY Solomon D. Former owner of MacKeeby Coal and Ice Company
08 26 1955 MANOS Teddy Operator of Master Restaurant
09 14 1955 MARCELLA Mother M. RSM, formerly of Parsons
08 07 1955 MARRONE Joseph J. Known in music circles
05 04 1955 MATUSAVEGE Paul J., Dr. Dentist
01 27 1955 MAYOCK Elizabeth Smoulter, Mrs.  
07 24 1955 McANDREW John T. Retired assistant superintendent of Prudential Insurance Company
12 29 1954 McCANNA Joseph P. Former acting postmaster of Pittston
01 03 1955 McCARTHY Frank A. Retired district superintendent of Wilkes-Barre schools
03 02 1955 McGLYNN Jerome I. Building contractor
11 30 1955 McGREEVY John B. Retired city patrolman
09 02 1955 McGROARTY Edward F. (Ned) Former baseball player
08 29 1955 McGROARTY John A. Luzerne
10 28 1955 McLAUGHLIN Patrick A., Dr. Medical practitioner for 47 years
09 08 1955 McMANUS John J. Former local lawyer
05 21 1955 McMURTRIE Elizabeth Former principal of Henry Hoyt School
10 18 1955 MERRICK William F. Hawaiian high school teacher, formerly of Plains
03 12 1955 MEYER Mary H. Retired school teacher
03 18 1955 MEYER Nat Jewelry store proprietor
06 02 1955 MILLER Edward D. Retired PP&L foreman
07 14 1955 MILLER Ida Pettebone, Mrs.  
06 14 1955 MILLER Sarah E., Mrs. 101 years old
09 14 1955 MILLER William Kingston borough policeman
11 24 1955 MORGAN Daniel J. Local singer
08 15 1955 MORGAN Minot C., Rev. Retired Presbyterian minister
11 07 1955 MORRIS William Conductor on Lehigh Valley Railroad's John Wilkes passenger train
08 12 1955 MULHALL Martin J. A member of Luzerne County Bar Association for 60 years
04 12 1955 MUNDY Thomas A. Insurance and real estate salesman
04 22 1955 MURPHY Felix J. Founder and co-owner of People's Laundry
07 26 1955 MURPHY Nell World War I nurse
12 27 1954 NEUMAN David President of Levy's Bakery
10 12 1955 NEVILS William Coleman, Rev., SJ First Jesuit president of University of Scranton
10 19 1955 NOLL Asher Printer for Wilkes-Barre Record
11 03 1955 O'DONNELL John F. Former supervising principal of Foster Township schools
11 13 1955 O'MALLEY Grace D. Retired principal of Pittston Township High School
02 20 1955 O'NEILL Gerald Former local hotelman
11 28 1955 ORTOLANI Dominick C.C. Prominent in mine union and Plains Twp. civic affairs
01 29 1955 O'TOOLE Tommy Former boxing star
09 07 1955 OWENS William C., Dr. Professor of English at King's College
11 17 1955 PALANSKE John, Sr. Father of Actor Jack Palance
11 16 1955 PAPPAS Edward Former Wilkes-Barrean and father of Baltimore quadruplets
12 15 1954 PAULHAMOUS Edward Former Pittston grocer and coal inspector
06 22 1955 PETRILLI Salvatore Barber shop operator
07 25 1955 PIETRZYKOWSKI Alexander Operator of Plymouth Tavern
10 24 1955 PODSKOCH Steve J. Headkeeper at Luzerne County Prison for 23 years
01 23 1955 PREECE Herbert J., Dr. Dentist
12 30 1954 PRINGLE F. Harold Former banker
10 11 1955 PRUTZMAN George Spanish-American War veteran
10 02 1955 PULSON Kathryn, Mrs. Former Wilkes-Barre Record correspondent
01 25 1955 QUINN Margaret Grocery store operator
10 03 1955 REAP Edward J. Founder and president of Wilkes-Barre Electric Construction Company
03 29 1955 REGGIE George G. Former Swoyersville councilman
05 24 1955 REICHARD John H. Former Forty Fort chief
08 24 1955 REYNOLDS Pierce B. Industrial executive
12 16 1954 RHONE Pauline E. Registered nurse
11 22 1955 RICE Joseph S. Former world champion skater and bicyclist, fatally injured by truck
01 17 1955 RICKARD Daisy Pauline, Mrs. Former school teacher
08 10 1955 RICKARD William Former chief of police of Ashley
03 09 1955 RIGONI John A. Former fruit and newspaper stand operator
08 28 1955 RILEY Frank L. Retired mine foreman
04 23 1955 ROAN Eugene F. Vice president of Harveys Lake Light Company
10 19 1955 ROAT Agnes, Mrs. 97-year old Kingston resident
01 25 1955 ROBERTS Frederick W., Dr. Surgeon
03 06 1955 ROTHERMEL Ella M., Miss Retired Wilkes-Barre school teacher
10 07 1955 ROWE Anne H., Mrs. Graduate nurse
08 01 1955 RUTZ Ambrose Owner of Ambrose Beauty Salon
08 13 1955 RUTZ Sarah, Mrs.  
09 12 1955 SABOL John M. Official of UMWA
09 08 1955 SAMUEL Howell Hazle Avenue merchant
09 22 1955 SCHECHTLERLY L.R. Nescopeck tax collector
04 17 1955 SCHEIFLY John Edward, Dr. Eye and ear specialist
04 11 1955 SCHINSE Joseph T. Former WPA superintendent
09 04 1955 SCHMIDT John C., Mrs. Mother of Rev. Francis A. Schmidt, director of St. Michael's Industrial School
02 01 1955 SCHOLLENBERGER George S. Former Kingston Borough councilman and fire chief
01 21 1955 SCHULTZ Moritz L. Former Stegmaier Brewing official
12 06 1954 SENESE Fred Building contractor
12 01 1954 SHAPIRO Henry Scrap metal merchant
10 24 1955 SNOWDON Georgia Mosier, Mrs. Wife of funeral director William Snowdon
07 13 1955 SNYDER Ivan L., Rev. Retired Methodist minister
05 27 1955 SOCASH Andrew Former Exeter school director
12 17 1954 SOLENSKE Frank G., Dr. Dentist
09 06 1955 SON Benny Familiar "Shoeshine Man" around Wilkes-Barre
12 20 1954 SPEECE LeGrande D. Bell Telephone supervisor
08 11 1955 SPRAGUE Laura Jane Former teacher at Wyoming Seminary
05 16 1955 STERN Albert Store proprietor
01 12 1955 STILLMAN Allan P. Laceyville businessman
03 02 1955 STOLAR John M. President of Carpenters Union Local 414
05 13 1955 STRACHAN Elizabeth, Mrs. 101 years old
01 31 1955 SWIGERT Homer E. Wilkes-Barre Publishing Company employee
09 13 1955 TALLMAN Grant C. Printer for 76 years
04 25 1955 TALLMAN Lavere V. Tallman Printing Co.
04 30 1955 TAYLOR Wilbert M. Record copyreader
09 11 1955 THEOPANE Sister M.  
01 06 1955 THOMAS Enoch H. Political leader
08 10 1955 THOMAS Hugh President of the Fraternal Order of Police
08 05 1955 TOOK Patrick J. State Senator
08 31 1955 TOOLE Martin B.  
02 23 1955 TOSH James C., Sr. Lee Park resident
05 06 1955 TRACY Henry P. Former Pittston merchant
11 29 1955 TRETHAWAY Ida, Mrs. Retired official of Pomeroy's Dept. Store
09 04 1955 TWATOWSKI Harry S. Vice president and cashier of Miners National Bank, Nanticoke
09 08 1955 UPDYKE Charles E. Father of three local ministers
12 22 1954 VAN BUSKIRK John (Busty) Rock contractor
11 21 1955 VINCENT John Former Nanticoke school board member
08 27 1955 VITCK Mary, Mrs. Mother of two nuns
02 17 1955 VIVIAN Herbert R. Grocer
04 23 1955 VON SCHLOEBUSCH Margaret Sorenson, Dr. Osteopath
07 22 1955 WAGNER J. Lear Auditor for Commonwealth of Pennsylvania
11 01 1955 WEINGARTEN Myron, Rabbi Spiritual leader of Temple B'nai Brith
10 11 1955 WEISBERGER Max City merchant
01 17 1955 WEISS Cyrus S. Prominent figure in civic and fraternal life in Wyoming Valley
01 13 1955 WHEELER W. Arthur Railroad official
08 30 1955 WHITE William, Sr. Retired rock contractor
08 04 1955 WHITEMIRE Charles F. Former councilman and chief of Volunteer Fire Department in Ashley Borough
01 19 1955 WIDEMAN Anthony Butcher shop operator
02 15 1955 WILDONER Minnie L., Mrs.  
01 15 1955 WILLIAMS Edward J. West Side coal dealer
05 13 1955 WILLIAMS John T. Former Heights grocer
01 20 1955 WILLIAMS Thomas E. Former mine official
03 29 1955 WILLIAMS William C. Former commander of Wilkes-Barre Post 132, American Legion
08 22 1955 WILLIAMS William M. Former electrical firm owner
11 23 1955 WIRSING Elmer G. Retired Vulcan Iron Works official
05 18 1955 YANCHIK Joseph A. Principal of Guthrie School
12 26 1954 YARRISH George (Jaracz) Hotel operator
03 16 1955 YATKO Joseph A. Café owner
11 30 1955 YENCHA Jacob S. Director of sports and athletics of Slovak Catholic Sokols
10 24 1955 YONHON George S. Wilkes-Barre Publishing Company printer
12 23 1954 YOURISHIN John International auditor of UMWA
04 22 1955 ZANOWICZ John, Sr. Nanticoke political figure
05 31 1955 ZERFOSS Frank A., Sr. Bank director

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