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Wayne Arthur Peck

Wayne Arthur Peck, 59, of Milanville, PA died Wednesday, October 23, 2019 in Philadelphia. He was born in Phoenix, AZ to Beth Peck of Narrowsburg and the late Arthur Peck. A graduate of Narrowsburg Central School, he was a proud small business owner, having owned a landscaping business, a bait-and tackle shop, car wash/laundromat at Peck’s Plaza in Narrowsburg and later a woodworking business. He was an avid hunter and fisherman and a recreational pilot, often “buzzing” friends and neighbors in his Piper Cub. Wayne’s great joy in life was his family, especially his grandchildren Boyd, Peter and Ivy. To those three, Wayne was known simply as “Pops” and his smile and laughter when he was around them, or any small child, was contagious. Wayne is survived by his mother; daughters Kellsie Dunham (Austin) and Katie Suib (Paul Wilson) and his sons Shayne Peck (Karly) and Jon Suib (Victoria); sisters Alison Peck and Anita Orsini (Rick); brother-in-law Paul Kean, as well as nieces, nephews, grand-nieces and grand-nephews. He was preceded in death by his father Arthur and sister Arden Kean. Visitation was held at Hessling Funeral Home, Honesdale on Monday, October 28. Per his request, private funeral services were at the convenience of his family. Donations can be made to the Gift of Life Family House in Philadelphia: www.giftoflifefamilyhouse.org.

 Francis P. Wyss Sr.

Francis P. Wyss Sr., 74, a lifelong resident of Narrowsburg, passed away November 2, 2019 at Geisinger Medical Center, Wilkes- Barre, PA. The son of the late Herman and Beatrice Wyss, he was born on December 29, 1944 in Callicoon, NY. Fran served in the U.S. Army and the National Guard. He retired from Sullivan County DPW after 35 years of service. Fran loved fishing and was an avid NY Yankees Fan. 

Fran is survived by his loving wife, Patricia James Wyss, and his son, Francis P. Wyss Jr. and his wife Doreen of Narrowsburg, NY. He is survived by other loved ones: Christine Kelly and her husband Carl of Highland Lake, NY; Norman Wyss Jr. and his companion Gina Knapp of Narrowsburg, NY; William Wyss and his companion Bonnie Thorp of Narrowsburg, NY; Denise Matern and her husband Scott of New Foundland, PA; sister Eleanor Glen of Binghamton, NY; brothers Albert Wyss of California, Norman Wyss Sr. of Barryville, NY and Herman Wyss Sr. of Eldred, NY; grandchildren Renee Wyss, Kayla and Brendan Kelly; Fran’s loved dog Peanut; and many nieces, nephews and cousins.

Fran is predeceased by his grandson Francis P. Wyss III and Augusta and Elmer Bowers who had raised Fran as a child.

In keeping with Fran’s spirit, a beautiful gift of sight was given through the Gift of Life Eye Donor Program.
Friends are invited to call on Saturday, November 9, 2019 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., at the Harrison Rasmussen Funeral Home, 3412 Sr.97, Barryville, NY 12719.

Funeral service will be held Saturday, November 9, 2019 at 1 p.m. at the funeral home. Burial will be in St. Francis Cemetery, Narrowsburg, NY. Donations can be made in Francis’s name to the Tusten Ambulance Corp or the Narrowsburg Fire Dept.

Arrangements are under the care of the Harrison Rasmussen Funeral Home, Barryville, NY 845/557-8010.

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