Thaddeus W. Ward of Greeley, PA, a retired New York City transit bus driver and a 23-year area resident, died Tuesday, January 5, 1999 at Julia Ribaudo Health Care Center in Lake Ariel, PA. He was 85.
Son of Thaddeus and Catherine Errigner Ward, he was born February 8, 1913, in Brooklyn, NY.
Survivors include his wife, Joan Ward at home; a brother Walter of Amityville, Long Island; a sister, Doris Bates of Brooklyn, NY; nieces and nephews.
Services were held at Gray-Rasmussen Funeral Home in Barryville, NY. The Rev. Michael Quinnan officiated. Burial was in Lackawaxen Cemetery in Lackawaxen, PA.
Memorial contributions may be made to St. Ann's Church in Shohola, PA.
Karl Weber of Barryville, NY, a former resident of Roscoe Nursing Home and longtime resident of the area, passed away on Saturday, January 3, 2009 at home. He was 83.
His wife of 62 years, Anna Mueller Weber, survives. The son of the late Karl and Aloisia Gruber Weber, he was born April 25, 1925 in Czechoslovakia.
Karl was a retired machinist for American Can Co., Hillside, NJ, and also from Narrowsburg Lumber Company, Shohola, PA. He was a member of St. Ann’s R.C. Church, Shohola. A family statement reads, “Karl was a loving husband, father, grandfather and great grandfather. He loved bowling, woodworking and the outdoors. He will greatly be missed by his family and all that knew him.”
In addition to his wife, he is survived by his daughter Marianne Yeaw and husband Kenneth of Shohola; son Karl P. Weber and wife Catherine of Maplewood, NJ; grandson Justin Weber; great granddaughter Rose Weber; and stepsister Johanna Hetzer of Germany. Karl is predeceased by stepsisters Katherina Benner and Stefanie Weber.
A Mass of Christian Burial was held on Tuesday January 6, 2009 at St. Ann’s R.C. Church with Father Thomas Major officiating. Christian burial took place in the parish cemetery.
Donations can be made to: Hospice of Orange and Sullivan Co., Inc. 800 Stony Court, Newburgh, NY 12550.
Caroline A. Weidner of Lackawaxen, a life long resident of the area, passed away on Tuesday, March 26 at home.
The daughter of the late Charles and Mary Farrell Smith, she was born June 18, 1915 in Lackawaxen.
She was a retired Post Master of the Lackawaxen Post Office. She worked for 33 years for the USPS. She was the widow of Joseph Weidner, who passed on June 12, 2009. They were married for 49 years. She was a member of St. Ann's RC Church, Shohola. She was a member of the League of Post Masters Association and a member of the VFW Ladies Auxiliary.
She was predeceased also by her sister, Mary Nelson.
A mass of Christian Burial was held on Monday, April 1 at St. Ann's. Father Thomas Major was the officiate. Christian burial took place in St. Ann's Parish Cemetery, Shohola.
Joseph Weidner, 86, of Lackawaxen, PA, a longtime resident of the area, passed away on Friday June 12, 2009 in Nanuet, NY. He was 86.
The son of the late Joseph and Minnie Dedrick Weidner, he was born August 31, 1922 in Brooklyn, NY.
Joseph was a retired sheet metal worker for Welbilt in Brooklyn and served in the Navy during World War II. He was a member and usher for St. Ann’s R.C. Church, Shohola, PA. He was a member of Eckert Haupt VFW Post #’5635 and a member of the Lackawaxen Fire Department. A family statement reads: “Joseph was a loving husband, brother, uncle and great uncle. He loved the Delaware and Lackawaxen rivers. He was an avid fisherman. He will greatly be missed by his family and all that knew him.”
Survivors include his wife Caroline Smith Weidner; one sister, Marion Vilchitski of Del Ray, FL; and several nieces, nephews, great nieces and nephews.
Joseph is predeceased by two sisters, Hazel Eherl and Rita Palen; and a brother, Edward Weidner.
A Mass of Christian Burial was held on Tuesday, June 16 at St. Ann’s R.C. Church. Father Thomas Major officiated.
Christian burial took place in St. Ann’s Parish Cemetery, Shohola.
Lottie J. Werner, a 29-year resident of Riverview Estates, Lackawaxen, died at home on August 9, 2002, following an illness. She was 83. She was born in Hamm, Germany to the late Frank and Emma Schoerer (Noecker).
She was a housewife and a member of St. Ann’s RC Church of Shohola, PA. She is survived by her husband of 61 years, Peter B. Werner; son, John R. Werner of New Jersey; three grandsons; several nieces and nephews.
Memorial services were held on Saturday, September 21, 2002, at St. Mary’s Roman Catholic Chapel, Lackawaxen.
Agnes E. Whitman. Funeral Services were held for Agnes E. Whitman, 101, of Lackawaxen, who died Sunday, May 4, 2008 at the Milford Senior Care, Westfall Township. She was married to the late Percy Whitman.
Born February 6, 1907 in Lewiston, ME, she was the daughter of the late Joseph and Marie Bosse Morris. She was a retired chef in various restaurants in California.
Surviving is her daughter, Dorothy Urban of Hawley; and two granddaughters.
Funeral services were held on Tuesday May 6, at 6 pm at the Stroyan Funeral Home, Milford.
Interment, St. Ann's Cemetery, Shohola at the convenience of the family.
Memorial donations may be made to Dessin Animal Shelter, 143 Miller Rd., Honesdale, PA 18431.
For further information or directions call (570) 296-6811.
Arrangements made by Stroyan Funeral Home, Inc. 405 W. Harford Street, Milford, PA 18337.
Mary T. Wicksnes, age 57, a lifelong resident of Lackawaxen died Tuesday, October 30, 2012, at home.
She is survived by her husband of 27 years, Paul Chlebowski. Born October 19, 1955, in Callicoon, NY, she was the daughter of the late David and Jane (McGonigal) Blauvelt.
A retired bartender who loved flowers and baking, Mary was a member of St. Ann’s Roman Catholic Church, Shohola. She was also a great shot with a gun and a pool shark. A friend to all, she was a devoted mother, grandmother and friend. She was a hero who fought cancer for over ten years and never lost her sense of humor, spending most of her time making everyone around her feel better.
In addition to her husband, she is survived by her son, Matthew Wicksnes and his wife Melissa of Scranton; her grandson, James Wicksnes; one sister, Jane Olsen of Rowland; one brother, David Blauvelt of Shohola; and several nieces and nephews. Mary was predeceased by a sister, Diane Rosencrance and a brother, John Blauvelt.
Visitation will be held on Saturday, November 3, from 2 to 4 p.m. Only at Teeters’ East Chapel, 505 Church St, Hawley, PA. The funeral will be at a future date and time to be announced at St. Ann’s Roman Catholic Parish, Shohola, with Rev. Thomas Major officiating. Private cremation will be held at Lake Region Crematory, Lake Ariel.
Mary’s family requests that memorial donations in her name be sent to any of the wonderful charities that support breast cancer research.
George J. Wolf of Scranton, proprietor of the Inn of the Spirit, a retreat and conference center, and a 17-year Catholic Relief Services worker, died April 19, 2001.
Survivors include his wife, Jeanne of Scranton; three sons, Bernard and wife Renee of Longmont, CO, Christopher and wife Stacey of Paterson, NJ and Paul and wife Sherry of Shohola; four daughters, Mary Regina of Scranton, Angela Guthrie and husband Bruce of Silver Springs, MD, Therese Zaccari and husband Robert of Narrowsburg, NY and Sarah of Washington, DC; six grandchildren; and two brothers, Frank and Bill of Florida.
A Memorial Mass will be celebrated at St. Ann’s R.C. Church in Shohola on April 21 at 11:00 a.m.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Catholic Relief Services, 209 West Layette St., Baltimore, MD.