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John R. Pirnik, 62, of Prospect St., Susquehanna, PA, passed away suddenly Saturday, August 29, 2009, at the CMC Hospital in Scranton. John was born in Rahway, NJ, the son of the late John and Molly (Hutchings) Pirnik. He was predeceased by his one granddaughter Calene Crawford.

John was survived by his wife Deborah (Carpenter) Pirnik; two sons and daughter-in-law Christopher Pirnik and Brian and Tara Kelly; two daughters and son-in-law Shannon and Chad Crawford and Ashley Kelly; five grandchildren, Dylan and Gavin Crawford, Paige and Lacey O’Hara, and Maxx Kelly; his father-in-law and mother-in-law James and Dolores Carpenter; and many special relatives and friends.

John was the operator of Susquehanna Small Engine Inc. for many years until his passing. He will be deeply missed by all of his family and friends. At the request of John and his family there will be no funeral services.


Dustin T. Angerson, 21, of Hallstead, PA passed away Thursday, August 27, 2009. He is the son of Denise Angerson.

He is survived by his sister and brothers, Amber, Quinn, and Lance Angerson; a grandmother, Mary Kovack, Throop, PA; three uncles; several cousins; and numerous friends.

Dustin was employed with First Optional, Hallstead, PA. He enjoyed fishing and exercising to keep physically fit. He was a 2007 graduate of Blue Ridge High School.

A memorial service will be held at a later date.


James H. Brady, 81, of Susquehanna, PA passed away Tuesday, August 25, 2009 at the Barnes Kasson Hospital in Susquehanna after an illness.

He was predeceased by his parents Vincent & Evelyn Brady and four brothers.

James is survived by his loving wife of 61 years Alieph (Donahue) Brady; daughter and son–in-law Mary Jane & Michael Ryder; son and daughter-in-law James & Renee Brady; two sisters and one brother-in-law Constance Cowan; Joyce & Dominic Klenchik; three grandchildren Michael & Rhonda Ryder; Cheri & John Dininny; Christen & Jack Beamer; six great grandchildren Courtney Dininny; Alexis Roe; Allison Ryder; Jarrett Dininny; Carson Beamer; Spencer Beamer; several nieces, nephews and cousins.

James worked for many years as a baker for Goodman Pies in Johnson City, NY and later as a machinist at Magnetic Labs in Great Bend, PA. James was a hard working and caring man who loved his family and will be deeply missed.

A memorial service was held Saturday, August 29 at noon at the Hennessey’s Funeral Home 747 Jackson Ave. Susquehanna with Rev. Elizabeth Moulton officiating.

In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to the Susquehanna Fire Dept. or Barnes Kasson Hospital SNF both of Susquehanna, PA.

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