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December 24, 2014 Current Issue Home
Regina Mary Corrigan

On August 16, 1967, in Reading, Pa.  God gave the world the wonderful gift of Regina Mary Corrigan.  No disease or situation can diminish how great that gift was for her family and friends.  On December 17, 2014, God called Regina to Himself and into eternity.

Regina began her life in Landsdale, Pa. Her family moved to Telford, Pa. in 1968 and then to Jackson, Pa. in 1980.  She attended Blue Ridge School and then Bishop Hannon High School in Scranton, graduating   in 1986.  Her first job was in a Veterinary clinic in Clark Summit where she showed her unique ability to work with animals.  Next she worked at Mary and John Ryan’s Respite home for handicapped children.  After Mary’s death she began working for the Montrose Veterinary Clinic.  Regina is survived by her two sons, Nathaniel and Eli McArthur, her step-son Travis McArthur, her parents, Barry & Annette Corrigan, her siblings, Barry, Jr and his wife Maryann, John, Bridgid and her husband Jim Redos and their baby Cullen, Brendan and his wife Mary and their four sons, Liam, Thomas, James and Michael, and Du and Vinh  Tran, her Chinese/Vietnamese foster brothers and their families in California.

A closed casket wake and rosary at Peter Savage Funeral Home in New Milford was held on Monday, December 22.  A Funeral Mass at St. Martin of Tours Catholic Church in Jackson was offered on Tuesday, December 23.  Interment will be at St. John’s Cemetery in Susquehanna when the weather is permitting.

Phyllis E. Oropallo

Phyllis Evelyn Oropallo, 86, of Susquehanna PA passed unexpectedly Saturday December 20, 2014. She has returned to her heavenly home to be reunited with her husband Carl Anthony Oropallo.

Phyllis is survived by her children: Kate and Ron Estrabrook,  Philomena and Floyd Gow, Jacqueline and Albert Harcar, Carl Jr. and Rose Oropallo, and  Mary White; Sisters, Doris Boughton and Joan Terry; many nieces and nephews. Her life will be celebrated by countless grandchildren, great grandchildren, and several great great grandchildren. Phyllis was a true blessing to so many. Her heart will live on thru the legacy of her family who she loved so much. Always a smile on her face and love in her heart she will be missed by so many.  She had the light of 1,000 suns and they will continue to burn brightly. May the light guide you home in love and peace.

A mass of Christian burial was held at the St. John’s Church in Susquehanna, PA, on Tuesday, December 23, 2014, with Rev. David Cramer officiating.

Interment will be held in the St. John’s Cemetery, Susquehanna PA.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis Tennessee, 38105.

Andrew “Duffy” Glover

Andrew Delos “Duffy” Glover, 89, of Susquehanna, Pa. passed away Saturday, December 6, 2014 after an illness.

He was born in Starrucca, Pa on April 22, 1925 the son of the late Andrew J. & Vivia (Warren) Glover.

He is survived by his children William D. Glover; Darlene Glover: Karen E. Johnson and Andrew J. (Valorie) Glover; sister Joyce Kane; several grandchildren;, great grandchildren, nieces and nephews.

After serving in the US Army Air Corp he lived for many years in Newton, NJ. He lived the past 15 years in Susquehanna with his daughter Karen.

A memorial service was held on Saturday December 27, 2014 at 1pm at the Hennessey’s Funeral Home 747 Jackson Ave. Susquehanna, Pa. with Walter Tyler officiating.

Burial will be in the Shehawken Cemetery at  the convenience of the family.

William W. Fiske II

William W. Fiske II, 85, of Prospect St. Susquehanna, PA, passed away on Wednesday, December 17, 2014, at his home.

William was predeceased by a son William Fiske his 2 brothers Russell Hammon and George Fisk and 1 sister Mary Bauer.

He was survived by his loving wife of 63 years Evelyn H. (Godfrey) Fiske; 3 sons Dennis Fiske (Nina), Michael Fiske (Shelley) and Robert Fiske (Paula); 2 daughters Diane Pierce and Patricia Hobart (Dave);  daughter-in-law Margie; 18 grandchildren and 22 great grandchildren; and many nieces, nephews and cousins.

William was a veteran of the United States Army. He worked for Kasson Hardware Incorporated until his retirement. He was a member of the Loyal Order of the Moose Lodge #794 and the American Legion Post #86.  William enjoyed telling jokes, hunting, fishing, trapping, playing cards and cooking. Most of all William loved spending time with his family who will miss him dearly.

A Funeral Service was held at the Hennessey’s Funeral Home, 747 Jackson Ave. Susquehanna, PA, on Saturday, December 20, 2014, at 11am with Pastor Gary Day officiating.

Interment will be in the McKune Cemetery, Oakland, PA at a later date.

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