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Joseph J. Yannone AKA: “Joedog”, “Pops”, “Y”, “Pa”

Joseph J. Yannone, 59, of Susquehanna, PA, passed away on Monday, June 22, 2015, at the Robert Packer Hospital, Sayre, PA after an illness.

Joe was born and raised in Susquehanna, PA, the son of the late John “Cuggy” D. and Anne Marie (Arcuri) Yannone. He was also predeceased by his Uncle Tony Yannone.

He is survived by his daughter and son-in-law Deann and Frank Benacquisto; son and daughter-in-law Phil and Jennifer Yannone; two grandchildren Weston and Kierstyn Yannone; sister and brother-in-law Elaine and Peter McGowan; brother and sister-in-law Mike and Anne Yannone; sister and brother-in-law Maryrose and Richard Shaw; brother and sister-in-law John and Jennifer Yannone; and several nieces and nephews.

Joe retired from the US Post office in 2012 after 29 years. He enjoyed hunting, horse race gambling, fishing on the boat, planting flowers and landscaping. Joe was an avid runner for many years, and spent several years coaching various sports for the local Susquehanna Community. He was a skilled handyman always willing to help his family and friends with countless projects. Most important to Joe though was spending time with his grandchildren, family and friends, who will dearly miss him.

A viewing was held on Saturday, June 27, 2015, at the Hennessey’s Funeral Home, 747 Jackson Ave. Susquehanna, PA.

At Joe’s request a celebration of his life will be held at his house, to be announced at a later date.

Maurice Joseph Burke

Maurice (Moe) Joseph Burke, 91, Susquehanna, passed away on Sunday, June 21, 2015.

He was the son of the late Maurice A. Burke and Rita (Doherty) Burke.  He was predeceased by his twin sisters, Mary Dooley and Margaret Flynn.

He is survived by Mary Burke and their children, Mariellen Burke, Joseph and Ruth Burke, Maureen Burke and Robert Santos, Susan Burke and Thomas Kinsman, Michael Burke and Barbara Fenescey, Dr. John McCawley Burke and Patrick Burke, his grandchildren, Ryan Benoit, Joseph and Michelle Burke, Sean and Kimberly Burke, Tara and Douglas Ruckle, Brynne Santos, Aaron and Helene Kinsman, Eamon and Danya Kinsman, Conor Kinsman, Caitlin Burke, Kelly Burke and Morgan Burke, great grandchildren, Christian, Joseph, Jordan, Kiera and Chase Burke, Briana and Brian Burke, Nolan and Izzy Ruckle, Marley, Poppy and Dorian Kinsman, Gabriel, Tiguen and Lochlan Kinsman.

Maurice was a graduate of Laurel Hill Academy and East Stroudsburg University.  He taught history and sociology at Windsor School District throughout his career as an educator.  During WWII, he was a Radioman in the US Navy.  He was a long standing member of the American Legion Post #86, Susquehanna

Maurice had a great love of music, playing banjo, guitar and piano as well as singing.  He passed down this love of music to his children and grandchildren.  He also enjoyed fishing, hunting, ice-skating and golf.  Maurice was a lifelong member of St. John the Evangelist Parish where he received all of his sacraments from baptism through last rites.

A mass of Christian burial was held on Saturday, June, 27, 2015, at 10:00am at St. John’s Church, Susquehanna, PA, with Rev. David Cramer officiating.

Burial in the St. John’s Cemetery, Susquehanna, PA.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in his memory to St. John the Evangelist Church, 15 E. Church St., Susquehanna, PA  18847

Barbara Ann Gow Glover

Barbara Ann Gow Glover, 72 of Susquehanna, PA, passed away with her loving family at her side on Wednesday, June 24, 2015.

She was predeceased by her parents Raymond and Myrtle Gow, sister Phyllis Gow Dininny, brother Frederick Gow.

Barbara is survived by her loving husband of 52 years John M. Glover, five sons; John & Meehele, Randy & Jeanine, Brent, Jason & Tammy, Todd & Penny and one daughter Dawn and Raymond, one brother Dennis & Terry Gow,Sr.; 14 grandchildren, 10 great grandchildren, several nieces and nephews, one brother-in-law Gerald Dininny.

Barbara will be greatly missed by her family and friends.

The funeral service was held on Monday, June 29, 2015, at 11:00am at the Hennessey’s Funeral Home, 747 Jackson Ave., Susquehanna, with Pastor Albert Rodriquez officiating.

Burial in the Starrucca Cemetery, Starrucca, PA.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Barnes Kasson Hospital, 2872 Turnpike Street, Susquehanna, PA 18847.

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