March 9, 1999
Christopher Schwartz, 19, of Kresgeville, died Tuesday, March 9, 1999, in Eldred Twp.
Born in East Stroudsburg on June 25, 1979, he was the son of Michael and Bonnie (Houser) Schwartz.
He was of the Protestant faith. Christopher had graduated in 1998 from Pleasant Valley High School in Brodheadsville.
In addition to he parents, Michael and Bonnie, he is survived by two brothers, Scott Schwartz and Keith Schwartz, both of Kresgeville; and paternal grandparents, Frank and Stella Schwartz of Kresgeville.
A Memorial Service will be held 7 p.m. Friday, March 12, at the Donald N. Gower Funeral Home, Inc., Route 209, Gilbert, with the Rev. Gerald Miller officiating. Visitation will be from 6 p.m. Friday until the time of the service at the funeral home. Interment will be at the convenience of the family at the Dotters Corner Cemetery, Kunkletown.
Donald N. Gower Funeral Home
March 10, 1999
Peter Pazuhanich, of East Chestnut Street in the North End section of Wilkes-Barre, died Wednesday morning at Wilkes-Barre General Hospital, after an illness.
Born in Wilkes-Barre, he was the son of the late George and Helen Kuzma Pazuhanich. He was a member of Saint Mary of the Dormition Byzantine Rite Catholic Church, North Main Street, Wilkes-Barre, where he had been active for many years with the church bingo, annual bazaar, church finances and member of the Holy Name Society. Mr. Pazuhanich was educated in the Wilkes-Barre city schools.
Until his retirement, Mr. Pazuhanich was employed by the maintenance department of the Wilkes-Barre Housing Authority for 23 years. Previously he had been employed by the B.F. Goodrich Company of Exeter for 17 years. Mr. Pazuhanich had served previously with the U.S. Army. He was a member of the North End Slovak Citizens Club, North Wilkes-Barre, and the Russian Club of Hudson.
He was predeceased by a daughter, Mrs. Janet M. Alishusky, on May 13, 1988 and brothers, George, Michael and John.
Surviving are his wife, the former Dolores (Dolly) Mendusky, at home; a son, Mark P. Pazuhanich, District Attorney of Monroe County, of Marshalls Creek; son-in-law, Mr. Ronald Alishusky of Dallas; two brothers, Mr. Nicholas Pazuhanich of Wilkes-Barre and Mr. Andrew Stalnik of Detroit, Mich.; two sisters, Mrs. Helen Glomb of Wilkes-Barre and Mrs. Mary Krupa of Ashley; three grandchildren: Justin Alishusky, Ashley Alishusky and Bethany Jan Pazuhanich; and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services with Panachida will be conducted on Saturday morning at 9:30 a.m. from the John V. Morris Funeral Home, 625 North Main Street, Wilkes-Barre, followed by Divine Liturgy at 10 a.m. in Saint Mary of the Dormition Byzantine Rite Catholic Church, with the Reverend James N. Drucker, Parochial Vicar, officiating.
Interment will be in the parish cemetery, Dallas.
Friends may call on Friday from 5 to 9 p.m. at the funeral home. A Parastas service will be conducted Friday evening at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, it is the family's request that memorial donations, if desired, may be made for Gregorian Masses at the funeral home.
John V. Morris Funeral Directors
March 7, 1999
Marverne Goodwin, 50, of Albrightsville, died Sunday in Palmerton Hospital.
Born on February 20, 1949, in Jamaica, N.Y., she was the daughter of Bertha May (Moorehead) McClain of Queens, N.Y., and the late James Dewey McClain and had lived in the area since 1987, moving here from Queens, N.Y. She had worked for St. John's Lutheran Church in Stroudsburg.
She is survived by her companion, Richard Ponce; two sons, John Reginald Goodwin of Brooklyn, N.Y., and Calvin LeRoy Goodwin of Far Rockaway, N.Y.; three grandchildren: Jahlel John, Justin and Alexia; a brother, James Dewey McClain Jr. of Atlanta, Ga.; and a niece, Brittany Reed.
Graveside services and burial will be held on Thursday at 11 a.m. in the Stroudsburg Cemetery.
William H. Clark Funeral Home Inc.
Archie E. Fowler
March 10, 1999
Archie E. Fowler, 67, of Tobyhanna, passed away Wednesday, March 10, 1999, at Pocono Medical Center after an illness. Born in Graften, N.Y., he was a son of the late Russell and Lydia (Crandel) Fowler.
He was employed as a truck driver with Roadway Motor Express Company before his retirement in 1995. He served in the U.S. Army in the Korean Conflict. He also was a member of the American Legion Post #992 located in Canadensis.
He is survived by a stepson, Mark Powell of Cresco; two daughters, Arlene Fowler of Florida and Cindy O'Boyle of Tobyhanna. Also surviving are three brothers, Roy Fowler of Graften, N.Y., Leonard Fowler of New York and Norton Stanley of West Hoosick, N.Y.; two sisters, May Seitz of Brunswick, N.Y., and Dorothy Lewis of West Hoosick, N.Y.
Friends may call at the James M. Hook & Co. Funeral Directors, 35 Sterling Road, Mount Pocono, on Saturday, March 13, from 7 to 9 p.m.
Interment will take place on Monday, March 15, at the National Cemetery, Fort Indiantown Gap, Annville.
James M. Hook & Co.
Helene I. Meagher
March 10, 1999
Helene I. Meagher, 83, Drums, died Wednesday morning, March 10, in the emergency room at Berwick Hospital Center.
Born June 7, 1915, in New Brunswick, N.J., she was the daughter of the late Edward and Helen Morris Meagher.
She graduated from Trenton State Teachers College, N.J., and received her masters degree from Rutgers University.
Meagher taught elementary school in both Lafayette and Hamilton Schools in Highland Park, N.J. She retired in 1974 as principal of the Lafayette school.
She lived in Mount Pocono for 10 years and in Drums for 10 years.
She was a member of St. John Bosco Roman Catholic Church, Conyngham.
She did volunteer work at the Mount Pocono Library.
She enjoyed reading, bird watching, and teaching children to read.
Surviving are two sisters, Mrs. Bertrand (Doris M.) Chasse of Chicopee, Mass., and Julia Meagher of Plainfield, N.J.
Two brothers, Edward A. and Robert J. Meagher died previously.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Saturday at 11 a.m. at St. John Bosco Roman Catholic Church, Conyngham with the Rev. Albert Leonard officiating. Burial will be in St. Peter's Cemetery, New Brunswick, N.J., at the convenience of the family.
Visitation will be held Saturday from 9 to 10 a.m. at the Hinckley Funeral Home, 1024 Market Street in Berwick.
James L. Hinckley Funeral Home
1024 Market Street, Berwick
March 6, 1999
Marshall Feinsilber, 67, of Wilmington, Del., formerly of Stroudsburg, died on March 6. He was the husband of June (Goldfein) Feinsilber at home.
He was born Jan. 4, 1932, in New York, the son of the late Leo and Marion Feinsilber.
He served in the U.S. Air Force during the Korean Conflict.
He and his parents were previous owners of the Woman's Shop on Main Street in Stroudsburg for almost 30 years.
He was a very friendly, loving person who enjoyed the simple pleasures of life. He took particular joy in family, gardening, cooking and watching the stock market. He was generous, kind, and with a quick smile. He treated everyone he met as someone special, and they responded in kind.
In addition to his wife, he is survived by two loving sons, Marc Feinsilber, husband of Lisa Feinsilber of Hallandale, Fla., and Maury Feinsilber of Brattleboro, Vt.; and two beautiful granddaughters, Jessica and Rebecca Feinsilber of Hallandale, Fla.; a step-daughter, Rondee Preston, wife of David Preston of Merchantville, N.J.; a step-son, Rabbi Fredric Goldfein, husband of Bracha Goldfein of Philadelphia; and four step-grandchildren of Philadelphia.
He is also survived by a brother, Myron Feinsilber, husband of Doris Feinsilber of Washington, D.C.; and a sister, Phyllis Rubin, wife of S. Jerome Rubin of Boca Raton, Fla.; many nieces and nephews.
Services were held in Wilmington, Del., on March 9. Burial was in the Jewish Community Cemetery in Wilmington, Del.
Memorial contributions can be made to the Disabled American Veterans 807 Maine Ave., S.W. Washington, D.C. 20024 or to a Jewish charity of one's choice.
He will be missed by everyone who had the pleasure of knowing him.
March 11, 1999
Josephine Scagliotta, 93, of Roseto, died Thursday in Pleasant Valley Manor, Hamilton Township. She was the wife of the late Constantino J. Scagliotta, who died in 1965.
Born on February 10, 1906, in Italy, she was the daughter of the late Vincent James and Ann (Adragna) Messina and had lived in Roseto since 1995, moving from East Stroudsburg, where she had lived for seventeen years. Prior to that she had lived in Stroudsburg for fifty-two years. She was a member of St. Matthew's Roman Catholic Church, East Stroudsburg.
She is survived by four daughters: Ann M. Villiano of Roseto; Mary VanHorn of Allentown; Sylvia Connor of Stroudsburg; and Frances Detrick of Easton; a son, Frank Scagliotta of East Stroudsburg; 17 grandchildren; 33 great-grandchildren; three sisters: Rose Coco of East Stroudsburg; Ann Grasso of Stroudsburg; and Jean Lucki of Buffalo, N.Y.; and several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by a son, Vincent Scagliotta and two brothers, Jim Messina and Sam Messina.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Monday at 10 a.m. in St. Matthew's Roman Catholic Church, with Father Thomas Sokolowski as celebrant. Burial will follow in the Laurelwood Cemetery, Stroudsburg.
There will be a viewing on Sunday from 7 to 8:30 p.m., with wake services at 8 p.m. in the William H. Clark Funeral Home, 1003 Main Street, Stroudsburg.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the St. Matthew's Roman Catholic Church, 200 Brodhead Avenue, East Stroudsburg, PA 18301.
William H. Clark Funeral Home Inc.
March 12, 1999
James "Ed" Taylor, 82, of Kresgeville, died Friday, March 12 at the Pocono Medical Center in East Stroudsburg. He was the husband of Dorothy "Dot" (Lamb) Taylor. They had celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary in October 1998.
Born in New York City, N.Y., he was the son of the late Joseph M. and Loretta M. (Doyle) Taylor.
He had worked for the New York State Department of Public Works as a Civil Engineer for over 35 years until his retirement.
He was a United States Marine veteran during World War II and served in the Pacific Theater.
He was a member of: Our Lady Queen of Peace Catholic Church in Gilbert; the Msgr. Connell McHugh Council #7141 Knights of Columbus in Brodheadsville; the Father Butler Assembly #980 Knights of Columbus in Stroudsburg; the VFW Memorial Post #5588 in Kunkletown; and the American Legion Post #927 in Gilbert.
He was also a member of Duck's Unlimited, the Pocono Forestry, and the Monroe County Environmental Education Center, all in Stroudsburg, and the Chestnut Ridge Senior Citizens in Kunkletown.
In addition to his wife Dot, he is survived by two daughters, Ginger, wife of Leonard Costanzo of West Islip, L.I., N.Y. and Vicki, wife of Paul Zeiser of Hampton Bays, L.I., N.Y.; three granddaughters, Jean and her husband Brian Grady of Lexington, Va., Kristin Zeiser and Amy Zeiser both of Rochester, N.Y.; three grandsons, Joseph and his wife, Kathy Costanzo, of Jamesport, L.I., N.Y., Jim Zeiser and Paul Zeiser both of Hampton Bays, L.I., N.Y.
A memorial service will begin at 11 a.m. Monday, March 15 with the Knights of Columbus, American Legion and VFW services at the Donald N. Gower Funeral Home, Route 209, Gilbert. Visitation will be from 10 a.m. until the services at the funeral home. Interment will be at the convenience of the family.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the American Heart Association, P.O. Box 430, Shawnee on the Delaware, Pa. 18356 or Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorder Association, 335 Chestnut St., Philadelphia, Pa. 19106.
Donald N. Gower Funeral Home, Inc.
William S. Boyle
March 12, 1999
William S. Boyle, 71, of Tobyhanna, died on Friday, March 12, at Pocono Medical Center in East Stroudsburg. He was the husband of Irene (Zaugg) Boyle, at home.
He was born in Brooklyn, N.Y., a son of the late Albert and Elizabeth (Smith) Boyle. He had been a resident of Monroe County for the past eight years and prior to that of Brooklyn, N.Y.
Prior to his retirement, he was employed as a truck driver by Custom Cartage Trucking of New York City for 35 years. He was a member of Teamsters Union 807 in New York City.
In addition to his wife, he is survived by two daughters, Robin J. Woitsky of Bushkill and Judy Peitrafesa of Brooklyn, N.Y.; a son, Christopher W. Boyle of Brooklyn, N.Y.; and six grandchildren.
Private Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, March 16.
Interment will be in the Prospect Cemetery in East Stroudsburg. There will be no viewing.
Lanterman & Allen Funeral Home Inc.