Death notices, October 21 to 27

Posted 10/19/21

Doris A. Bates

Doris A. Bates, 86, passed away October 10, 2021 at Wayne Memorial Hospital in Honesdale, PA. Doris was born June 2, 1935 in Waymart. A private family service was held October 14 at …

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Death notices, October 21 to 27

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Doris A. Bates

Doris A. Bates, 86, passed away October 10, 2021 at Wayne Memorial Hospital in Honesdale, PA. Doris was born June 2, 1935 in Waymart. A private family service was held October 14 at East Dyberry Cemetery.

Dr. Lawrence Caruth

Dr. Lawrence Caruth, 83, of Honesdale, PA, passed away October 6, 2021. Lawrence was born October 24, 1937 in Sterling Township, PA. A funeral blessing was held October 14 at St. Mary Magdalen Church in Honesdale. Interment with military honors followed in St. John’s Cemetery.

Ronald M. Cholewka

Ronald M. Cholewka, 62, of Port Jervis, NY, passed away October 8, 2021 at home. Ronald was born November 16, 1958 in Paterson, NJ. A memorial service was held October 14 at the Hope Evangelical Free Church in Matamoras, PA.

Ray Edward Derman Jr.

Ray Edward Derman Jr., 83, of Damascus Township, PA, passed away October 8, 2021 at the Wayne Memorial Hospital in Honesdale, PA. Ray was born in 1938 in New York City. A celebration of his life will be held at a future date.

Betty M. Ehrich

Betty M. Ehrich, 96, of Franconia, NH and formerly of Hankins, NY, passed away September 2, 2021, at Lafayette Center in Franconia. Betty was born April 9, 1925 in Hankins. A memorial service was held October 9 at First United Methodist Church in Littleton, NH.  Burial followed in the Glenwood Cemetery in Littleton and Callicoon Cemetery in Callicoon.

Cory Dean Erk

Cory Dean Erk, 20, of Honesdale, PA and formerly of Hawley, passed away October 5, 2021. Cory was born March 2, 2001 in Clarksville, TN. Cremation will be at Lake Region Crematory in Lake Ariel, PA.

Mary Margaret ‘Peggy’ Evans

Mary Margaret “Peggy” Evans, 73, of Newfoundland, PA, passed away October 12,2021 at Geisinger-Community Medical Center in Scranton, PA. Mary was born May 28, 1948 in Honesdale. A Mass of Christian burial was celebrated October 19, 2021 at BVM Queen Of Peace Roman Catholic Church in Hawley. Inurnment will be in B.V.M. Queen of Peace Cemetery in Hawley.

Barbara Frisbie

Barbara Frisbie, 76, of Kenoza Lake, NY, passed away October 13, 2021 at home. Barbara was born January 31, 1945 in Central City, PA. There will be no services.

Claire Carney Loftus

Claire Carney Loftus, 87, of Carbondale, PA, passed away October 13, 2021 at the Hospice of the Sacred Heart Inpatient Unit in Dunmore. Claire was born in Carbondale.  A Mass of Christian burial was held October 18 in Saint Rose of Lima Church in Carbondale. Interment was in Our Mother of Sorrows Cemetery in Finch Hill.

Elizabeth Anne McMurray

Elizabeth Anne McMurray, 59, of Beach Lake, PA, passed away October 5, 2021. Elizabeth was born November 25, 1961 in Bronx, NY. A Mass of Christian burial was held October 12 at BVM Queen Of Peace Roman Catholic Church in Hawley. Burial followed the Mass in BVM Queen Of Peace Cemetery in Hawley.

Andrea Rose Natale

Andrea Rose Natale, 49, of Glen Spey, NY, passed away October 8, 2021 at home. Andrea was born January 11, 1972 in Bethpage, NY. A blessing service was held October 19 at Gray-Parker Funeral Home in Port Jervis. Burial will be at Rural Valley Cemetery in Cuddebackville, NY.

Ralph Neer

Ralph Neer, 88, of Callicoon Center, NY, passed away October 15, 2021 at home. Ralph was born January 11, 1933 in Long Eddy. Funeral services will be held on Thursday October 21, 2021 at 11 a.m. at the Stewart-Murphy Funeral Home, 5068 Route 52 in Jeffersonville. Burial will be in the Callicoon Center Cemetery.

Christopher James Rusciano

Christopher James Rusciano, 35, of Napanoch, NY, passed away October 9, 2021 at home. A memorial visitation and service were held October 15 at Stewart-Murphy Funeral Home in Jeffersonville.

Patrick ‘Pat‘ J. Smith

Patrick “Pat” J. Smith, 74, of Cochecton, NY, passed away October 8, 2021. Patrick was born in Wanaque, NJ. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Stewart-Murphy Funeral Home in Jeffersonville.

James E. ‘Jim Bob’ Steelman

James E. “Jim Bob” Steelman, 70, of Equinunk, PA, passed away October 10, 2021 at home. James was born December 14, 1950 in Lewes, DE. Funeral services were held October 15 at the Equinunk Methodist Church. Interment with military honors followed in Equinunk Cemetery.

Barbara Whitlock

Barbara Whitlock, 79, of Virginia Beach, VA and formerly of Hawley, PA, passed away October 8, 2021. Barbara was born November 28, 1941 in Philadelphia. There will be a graveside service at 2 p.m. on October 23 at Pine Grove Cemetery, Route 507 in Paupack, PA.

Casimira ‘Kay’ Winski

Casimira “Kay” Winski, 91, of Hillsborough, NJ and formerly of Kenoza Lake, NY, passed away October 5, 2021 at the Bridgeway Care and Rehabilitation Center in Bridgewater, NJ. Casimira was born February 5, 1930 in Brooklyn. A funeral Mass was celebrated October 12 at Mary, Mother of God Church in Hillsborough.