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February 3, 2016 Current Issue Home
Steve J. Sicovitch

Steve J. Sicovitch, 77, of Thompson, PA, passed away on Tuesday January 26, 2016 at Barnes Kasson Hospital in Susquehanna, PA after losing his battle with cancer. He was born in Scranton, PA to the late Stephen Sicovitch and Evelyn Kusher. He is survived by his four children Rory, Megan, Joseph, Steven and his sister Donna Novak, nieces and nephews.

Steve was an Air Force veteran having served in Korea as a medic. He later became an Essex County Narcotics police officer in West Orange and Newark, NJ. He then inherited and ran his father's construction company, SJS Construction before finally retiring.  Upon his retirement, he spent countless hours remodeling his house that helped raise his children. He worked at the local TREHAB center in Susquehanna, PA helping distribute food to those in need. He was a member of the American Legion and a volunteer for the Democratic Party during county and state elections.

He spent the remaining days of life at his home in Thompson, PA spending time with his children and friends. Steve enjoyed farming and tending to the lawn and garden as he worked outdoors as much as possible. He will be truly missed by the many people he touched throughout his life. A special thank you to the hospital staff at Barnes Kasson Hospital in Susquehanna, PA for taking as great care as possible during his trying time. He was very lucky to have them taking care of him while he resided there until his passing.

The family will receive friends at the Hennessey’s Funeral Home, 747 Jackson Ave. Susquehanna, PA, on Saturday, January 30, 2016 from 2 to 4pm and 6 to 8pm.

Interment will be held in the St. Agnes Cemetery, Forest City, PA at a later date.

Eleanor T. Pease

Eleanor T. Pease, 91, of Jackson, PA passed away, Sunday, January 24, 2016 at Barnes-Kasson Skilled Nursing Facility, Susquehanna, PA.  Born May 1, 1924 in Montrose, PA, she was the daughter of the late Leland B. and Lena [Ives] Tingley.  Her husband Howard Pease predeceased her in 2001.

She was employed by PA Child Welfare as a Secretary.

She was a member of North Jackson United Methodist Church, where she was an officer in the UMC women's organization and served as a Sunday School teacher.
She was a 4-H leader and served as Tax Collector for Jackson Township.

Survivors include daughters, Deborah J. Pease of New Milford, PA, Sharon G. & Dwight Herr of Quarryville, PA, son,  Duane H.& Leslie Pease of Crab Orchard, WV, grandchildren,  Rachel A. Pease, Sara E. Pease, Daniel D. Pease,  Michael D. Herr, and Karissa D. Herr,  and great-grandchildren, Faith and Elijah Shrout and nieces & nephews.

Services were held Saturday, January 30th, at North Jackson Methodist Church, 976 Deer Ridge Road, Susquehanna, PA.

Instead of flowers memorial contributions may be made to either;  North Jackson United Methodist Church, PO Box 109, Jackson, PA 18825, or WPEL Radio, PO Box 248, Montrose, PA, 18801. 

Mable W. Allen

Mable W. Allen,86, of Susquehanna, Pa. went to be with the Lord unexpectedly on Thursday January 28, 2016 at the UHS Wilson Medical Center in Johnson City, NY. 

Mable was a member of the Susquehanna First Baptist Church where she loved singing tenor in the choir. 

She is survived by a sister Dorothea Maude Darrow Colwell & her husband LT. Edward M. Colwell of Beverly Hills, Fl, a grandson William Kingsbury & wife Jacquelyn of Hallstead, Pa., a grandson Christopher Kingsbury of Greensboro, NC and great grandson Tyler Dubik. 

She was predeceased by her parents Rev. Austin & Dorothea Darrow, her husband Ralph Allen, a son John Allen, a daughter Arlene Kingsbury and a sister Harriett Darrow Grafton. 

A memorial service will be held on Saturday February 6th at 11am at the Susquehanna First Baptist Church with Pastor Gary Day officiating. The family will receive friends at the church on Saturday, February 5th, from 10 to 11am.

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