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Irene A. Davis, 95, of Hallstead, PA passed away, Monday, June 9, 2008 in Montrose, PA. She was predeceased by her husband, Charles M. Davis in 1989.

She is survived by two sons, Allan C. Davis, Fleetville, PA, Donald and Dawn Davis, Hallstead, PA; seven grandchildren; thirteen great-grandchildren; three great-great-grandchildren; a special niece, Dorothy White; several nieces and nephews.

She was predeceased by a daughter-in-law, Donna; her twin sister, Alene; a sister, Eleanor Foster.

Irene was a member of the United Methodist Church in Great Bend, PA.

A funeral service will be held at 11:00 a.m., Friday, June 13, at the Tuttle-Yeisley Funeral Home, Hallstead, with Pastor Donald W. Littleton officiating. Interment will be made in Rose Hill Cemetery. Friends may call on Thursday, from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m., at the funeral home.

Should friends so desire, expressions of sympathy may take the form of a donation to the United Methodist Community Church, Great Bend, PA.


Stanley Kaminsky, 71, Carbondale died Thursday, June 5, 2008 at the home of his son, Stephen after a courageous battle with cancer. He was born in Eynon. He was the son of Stanley Kaminsky and Mary Kosiba Kaminsky Narbut. He was the stepson of Joseph Narbut. He graduated from Fell High School in 1955. He was of the Catholic faith and belonged to Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church, Carbondale and most recently St. Pius X Church, Royal.

He lived live to the fullest and always put family and friends first. He was self-employed in the salvage business with his son, Stanley. He believed in hard work and always taking care of business. Anyone who dealt with him knew he was a man of his word and his handshake meant that the deal was done.

He found great comfort in knowing he was passing into the loving arms of his mother. The family wishes to express special thanks to his daughter, Sabina, for her devotion and great care that she provided throughout his illness.

He is survived by his wife, Madalyn Dempsey Kaminsky, Clifford, PA; two sons, Stanley and wife Theresa, Greenfield, PA, Stephen, Lakeside, PA; a daughter, Sabina Daye, Windsor, NY; two sisters, Ann Marie Rinkers and husband William, Fallston, MD, Joann Gonzalez and husband John, Churchville, MD; grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews.

A private service is planned.

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Brooke Leanne Hunsinger, age 17, of RR# 4 Box 4303, Meshoppen, PA (Briar Ridge Road), passed away from injuries sustained in an automobile accident which occurred late Friday evening, June 6, 2008 on Lemon Creek Rd., Washington Twp., Wyoming Co., PA.

Brooke was born on August 4, 1990 at the Tyler Memorial Hospital, in Tunkhannock, PA, the youngest daughter of Ricky and Diane Solsman Hunsinger.

Living and growing up near Meshoppen all of her life, Brooke was a student of the Elk Lake School District, where she was currently finishing up her junior year. Brooke was also a student of the Susquehanna Co. Career and Technology Center, at Elk Lake, enrolled in the Health Assistance Program, since her freshman year. While in school, Brooke was named as the Student of the Month for December, 2007, and she was just named as one of the V.I.P Award winners for the junior class, as well. Brooke earned high honors at the S.C.C.T.C. Brooke was a member of the Elk Lake High School S.A.D.D., and she was also a blood donor for the American Red Cross. During the summer months, Brooke was planning on working at the Elk Lake School District. Loving animals, her future plans were to attended college, and to receive a degree as a Veterinarian Tech. In her spare time, Brooke loved to fish with her family and friends, and to ride four-wheelers.

Surviving are her parents, Ricky E. and Diane L. Solsman Hunsinger, Meshoppen, PA; her older brother and his wife, Jeremy P. and Shawnay Hunsinger, Lawton, PA; her two older sisters, Danielle C. Hunsinger, and Jerry Crawford Jr., Mehoopany, PA, Jamie E. Hunsinger, Auburn, PA; and Brooke’s two nieces who she loved and adored very much, Deziray Crawford, Mehoopany, PA and Nevaeh Hunsinger, Lawton, PA. Also surviving are her paternal grandmother, Mrs. Annie May Hunsinger, Springville, PA; and a maternal great-grandmother, Mrs. Stella Rumovitz, Dickson City, PA as well as many aunts, uncles, great-aunts, great-uncles, and cousins.

She was preceded in death by her maternal grandparents, Philip and Stella Rumovitz Solsman; and a paternal grandfather, Ronald Hunsinger.

Funeral services will be held on Thursday, June 12, at 10:00 a.m. from the Sheldon Funeral Home, Main St., Meshoppen, PA with Rev. Charles Bishop, of the Elk Lake Community Church officiating. Interment will be in the Tyler Hill Cemetery, near Elk Lake. Family and friends may call at the funeral home on Wednesday evening, June 11, from 6:00 to 9:00 p.m.

In lieu of flowers, those wishing may make memorial contributions to the Brooke Leanne Hunsinger Memorial Fund that will be set up through the Peoples National Bank, Meshoppen, PA 18630.


Marjorie Mary Knack, 85, Susquehanna, PA, passed away Thursday, June 5, 2008 at the Barnes-Kasson Hospital SNF, Susquehanna.

She was the daughter of the late Glemon and Meldred (Wall) LaBarre.

Marjorie is survived by two sons and daughters-in-law, James and Marcia Knack, Westland, MI, John and Linda Knack, Lawrenceville, GA; two brothers, Raymond and Mary LaBarre, Corning, NY, Nelson and Jennett LaBarre, Canaseraga, NY; two sisters, Doris Washburn, Oakland, PA, Ann Stalker, Daytona Beach, FL; four grandchildren; several nieces and nephews.

She worked for Matis Manufacturing in Oakland and B & C Co. in Hancock, NY before her retirement. She was a member of the Loyal Order of the Moose Auxiliary and American Legion Post #86 Auxiliary, both of Susquehanna.

Burial will be in the Starrucca Cemetery in Starrucca, PA.

A private memorial service will be held by the family.

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