BOGDON - Joseph S., 87, of Broadway Road, Hunlock Creek, died Saturday, September 3, 2011. He was a patient of Hospice Community Care, Kingston.
He was born and raised in Nanticoke, attended Nanticoke schools and was employed at the Duplan Silk Mill in Nanticoke. He later retired from Eberhard Faber, Mountain Top, after 29 years of service.
He was a World War II veteran, serving 17 missions in the 8th U.S. Air Force in Italy.
Surviving are his wife of 64 years, the former Margaret Barnoski; son, Joseph P., Hunlock Creek; one grandson; brothers, John, Nanticoke; and Leon, Glen Lyon.
Memorial donations to the Sweet Valley Ambulance Association, P.O. Box 107, Sweet Valley, PA 18656.
DAILEY - Roy R. Sr., 74, of Meshoppen, died Sunday, September 11, 2011, in CMC, Scranton, after an illness.
He was born in Tunkhannock and was a retired employee of Procter & Gamble, Mehoopany, where he worked as a technician.
He was a member of the Tunkhannock United Methodist Church and a graduate of Tunkhannock High School, class of 1955.
He served with the U.S. Marines. He was a Deputy Game Protection Officer in Wyoming County for 25 years.
Surviving are a daughter, Brenda M. Carrier, Meshoppen; four sons, Roy Jr., Jenningsville; Matthew, Meshoppen; Michael, Meshoppen; Timothy, Forkston; two sisters, Barbara Huff, Tunkhannock; and Ramona Harvatt, New Jersey; nine grandchildren; one great-grandson; nieces and nephews.
LAKE - Martha W., 79, of Dallas, died Thursday, September 8, 2011, at the Wilkes-Barre General Hospital.
She was born February 22, 1932, in Alderson, Harveys Lake.
Surviving are a sister, Marjorie Eicher, Montana; sons, Charles M. Jr., Hunlock Creek; and Jeffrey, Harveys Lake; daughters, Patricia Vaughan, Belcamp, Md.; and Elizabeth, Dallas; six grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews.
Memorial donations to the Back Mountain Memorial Library.
LUNGER - Martha F., of Tunkhannock, died Sunday, September 11, 2011, in Tyler Memorial Hospital in Tunkhannock.
She was born in Coudersport on July 26, 1953, was a 1971 graduate of Tunkhannock High School and a 1975 graduate of Marywood College, receiving a Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education. Prior to her retirement, she taught fifth grade in the Tunkhannock Area School District for 25 years.
She was a member of the Tunkhannock Womenâ??s Club.
Surviving are her parents, Murray and Trudy Trunk Fisk, Tunkhannock; her husband of 19 years, Edward Lunger; brother, Paul, of Falls; sisters, Jane Wiggins, of Martinez, Ga.; Marilyn Heller, of Clarks Summit; Ann Fisk-Ware, of Tunkhannock; nieces and nephews.
Memorial donations to the Humane Society.
SEARFOSS - Dorothy Ann, 77, of Franklin Township, died Tuesday, September 6, 2011, in the Wilkes-Barre General Hospital.
She was born in Wilkes-Barre, was a graduate of Dallas High School and attended nursing school.
For many years, she and her late husband, Donald, owned and operated La Barre Printing of West Pittston. She was a member of the En Plein Air Society, North Branch Land Trust, past member of the Wyoming Valley Art League, Cider Painters of Americ and a regular contributor to the Anna Maria Rossetti Art Show.
Surviving are brothers, Loran, Dimick; and Gary, Appalachin, N.Y.; nieces and nephews.
Memorial donations to the SPCA of Luzerne County, 524 E. Main St., Wilkes-Barre, PA 18702.