<![CDATA[Charles H. Litwin Funeral Home - Obituaries]]>Mon, 19 Jun 2017 05:02:00 -0700Weebly<![CDATA[Louise Williams]]>Mon, 19 Jun 2017 11:03:31 GMThttp://litwinfuneralhome.com/obituaries/june-19th-2017
Louise Williams, age 89, went to be with the Lord on June 16. Her husband, Silas, passed away in 1998.

She was a lifelong resident of Nicholson, Pa. She was a member of the First Presbyterian Church of Nicholson as well as an elder, moderator for Presbyterian Women and choir director.

Louise held numerous offices within the Nicholson Fire Company Auxiliary as well as being secretary for the Senior Citizens, a member of the Nicholson Cemetery Association, Secret Pals, and the Tuesday Afternoon Club.

She also enjoyed her Monday/Wednesday exercise classes, Friday night music in Lemon and playing cards with the ladies.

She will be greatly missed by all of her family and friends.

Louise was preceded in death by her parents, Elwood and Myrtle Snyder Oakley, and two brothers.

She is survived by two brothers and numerous nieces and nephews.

A memorial service by Pastor Leslie Bullock will be held Tuesday, June 20, at 11 a.m. in the First Presbyterian Church of Nicholson. Interment of cremains will be held in the Nicholson Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, the family prefers donations be made to the First Presbyterian Church of Nicholson, P.O. Box 367, Nicholson, PA 18446.

Arrangements by the Charles H. Litwin Funeral Home, 91 State St., Nicholson
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<![CDATA[Evelyn Jerauld]]>Fri, 09 Jun 2017 12:06:40 GMThttp://litwinfuneralhome.com/obituaries/evelyn-jerauld
Evelyn Jerauld, 76, of Nicholson died Wednesday at home.

Her husband, James Jerauld, died in 2004.

Born in Norwalk, Conn., she was the daughter of the late Charles and Evelyn Readman Wood.

Evelyn is survived by three sons, Bart and wife, Stella, Nicholson; Robert and wife, Daria, Cofeyville, Kan.; and Terry and wife, Kelly, Tunkhannock; a daughter, Vicki Cottrell and husband, Ken, Chadds Ford; a brother, Dr. Charles Wood, Belmont, Ohio; five grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; a great-great-grandchild; and nieces and nephews.

A graveside memorial service will be held at the convenience of the family.

Arrangements by the Charles H. Litwin Funeral Home, 91 State St., Nicholson. 
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<![CDATA[Elsa Casella]]>Wed, 31 May 2017 07:00:00 GMThttp://litwinfuneralhome.com/obituaries/elsa-casella
Elsa Casella, 82, of Nicholson, Benton Twp., died Wednesday at Hospice of the Sacred Heart, Dunmore.

Her husband, Joseph, died in 2003.

Born in Copenhagen, Denmark, daughter of the late Godfried and Anna Lesser Hanson, she enjoyed gardening, knitting and cooking Danish recipes, and doing scratch off lotto tickets while enjoying white wine.

A special thanks to the doctors and nursing staff on the second floor of Moses Taylor Hospital, Debbie, Latoya and Sarah, and also a special thank you to the hospice nurses, Candace and Tamara; she really loved you.

Elsa is survived by three sons, Johnny Casella and wife, Tina; Steven Casella and wife, Bobbi; and Allan Casella; a daughter, Helen Filipski and husband, Edward; 13 grandchildren; and six great grandchildren.

She was also preceded in death by a daughter, Maria Benedict; and a grandson, Tony Casella.

A private memorial service will be held at the convenience of the family.

Arrangements by the Charles H. Litwin Funeral Home, 91 State St., Nicholson.
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<![CDATA[Robert Carpenetti]]>Mon, 29 May 2017 07:00:00 GMThttp://litwinfuneralhome.com/obituaries/robert-carpenetti
Robert Carpenetti, 66, of Nicholson and Milton, died Monday at the University of Pennsylvania Hospital in Philadelphia.

His wife is the former Penny Walker, and they have been married for 46 years.

Born in Scranton, he was the son of the late Mariano and Helen Golomboski Carpenetti.

Before retirement, he was employed as a technician for Proctor and Gamble and also worked for Lewisburg builders. He was a member of the Escapees R.V. Club, Montandon American Legion and the 40/8 of Milton.

Robert is also survived by two daughters, Connie Natichak and husband, John, Nicholson; and Bobbie Lewis, Erie; two brothers, Leo and David; two sisters, Monica Turner and Pat Carpenter; and two grandchildren, Austin Robert Gregory and Alysha Gregory.

A memorial service will be held at the convenience of the family.

Donations may be made to the MDS Foundation or by giving blood to your local blood bank.

Arrangements by the Charles H. Litwin Funeral Home, 91 State St., Nicholson.
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<![CDATA[Lyman D. Williams]]>Sun, 28 May 2017 02:23:08 GMThttp://litwinfuneralhome.com/obituaries/may-27th-2017
Lyman D. Williams, 89, of Nicholson; Lathrop Twp., died Wednesday at Allied Skilled Nursing Center in Scranton.

His wife is the former Ruth Collins. They would have celebrated their 63rd wedding anniversary Aug. 28.

Born April 29, 1928 in New Milford Twp. he is the son of the late Glenn E. and Edith L.Whitney Williams.

He attended New Milford High School and was an Army Veteran of the Korean War Period. He was a 57 year member of the First Presbyterian Church of Nicholson; a 53 year member of the Hallstead American Legion Post 0357, Elk Mountain V.F.W. Post 8488 and a 49 year member of the Union Grange 152, Lathrop Twp.

He worked as a truck driver for A.C. Crossley Lumber Co. and as an over the road driver for Oneida Motor Freight for 17 years until a heart attack caused his early retirement.

Lyman enjoyed his family and family get togethers, hunting, fishing, and telling stories (some fiction) and visiting his friends at the Nicholson Diner. He had a great sense of humor and was in his glory if he could make someone laugh. He has now gone home to his Lord.

A special thanks to the fourth floor staff of Allied Skilled Nursing Center for their care and compassion.

Lyman also is survived by two sons, Michael and James; three daughters, Cheryl, Sandra, and Virginia; two sons-in-law, Alvin Slater and Bradley Wescott; four grandchildren, Jennie, Marsha, Michelle, and Jessica; and 14 great-grandchildren.

He was predeced in death by a brother, James A. Williams and a grandson, Christopher.

Funeral services by Pastor Leslie Bullock will be held Wednesday at 2 p.m. in the Charles H. Litwin Funeral Home, 91 State St., Nicholson.

A viewing will be held Tuesday from 6 to 8 p.m. and also an hour before the service on Wednesday.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the First Presbyterian Church of Nicholson or Allied Skilled Nursing Center in Scranton.
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<![CDATA[Eleanor Oakley]]>Sat, 20 May 2017 07:00:00 GMThttp://litwinfuneralhome.com/obituaries/may-22nd-2017Eleanor Oakley, 102, of Nicholson died Saturday at the Mountain View Care Center in Scranton.

Her husband, Norman, died in 2013.

Born in West Nicholson, she was the daughter of the late Stephen and Eva Edwards Cairns.

She was a member of the First Presbyterian Church of Nicholson for 74 years, serving as an elder, trustee and Sunday school teacher. She was the leader of the Tuesday Craft Club for 28 years and attended the Blakely Schools and the Powell School of Business.

She was also predeceased by four brothers, Floyd, Kenneth, William and Edward and five sisters, Ida, Charlotte, Dorothy, Olive and Ruth.

Funeral services will be private.

Arrangements by the Charles H. Litwin Funeral Home, 91 State St., Nicholson.]]>
<![CDATA[Clyde Very]]>Mon, 08 May 2017 01:16:31 GMThttp://litwinfuneralhome.com/obituaries/clyde-veryPicture
Clyde Very, age 69, of Nicholson died Sunday at the Hospice of the Sacred Heart in Dunmore.

His wife is the former Eleanor Wulff. They would have been married 50 years on June 3.

Born in Dimock, he is the son of the late Clyde and Elva Snyder Very.

Clyde was a retired award winning Stockade building contractor. He also was a member of the Sons of the American Legion, Nicholson Fire Company, Nicholson Masonic Lodge #438, National Frame Builders Association and the NRA.

Clyde is also survived by a daughter, Bonnie Very Reed of Nicholson; a son Danny Very of Nicholson; two sisters, Ann Marie Townsend and Linda Ross; a half brother Lyle Very; step brother Chuck Caitlyn; seven grandchildren and four great grandchildren.

He was predeceased by a sister, Martha Jean Garcia.

A Funeral service by Rev. Richard Sperring will be Saturday at 11am in the Charles H. Litwin Funeral Home, 91 State Street, Nicholson.

Interment will be in the Union Cemetery, Lathrop Twp.

A viewing will be held on Friday from 4-8pm at the funeral home.

Donations may be made to the Hospice of the Sacred Heart, 600 Baltimore Drive, Wilkes Barre, PA 18702.

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<![CDATA[Leland Sickler]]>Sun, 07 May 2017 01:08:34 GMThttp://litwinfuneralhome.com/obituaries/leland-sticklerPicture
Leland Clarence Sickler of Nicholson died Saturday at the Hospice of the Sacred Heart in Dunmore.

He is survived by his wife, the former Joan Smith.

They would have celebrated 65 years of married life June 13.

Leland was born Dec. 14, 1931, in Eaton Twp., son of the late Clarence and Ethel Brown Sickler.

He was a member of the Green Grove Pilgrim Holiness Church, serving on the board and a Gideon member.

He also was a Nicholson Twp. supervisor and a lifetime farmer, overcoming a handicap and daily pain.

He died peacefully giving clear testimony of a loving relationship with his Lord, Jesus Christ.

Leland is also survived by two sons, Daniel and Dean; three daughters, Laurie Strong and Lynn and Gail Wilson; siblings, Elizabeth Sickler, Grace Rogers, Clara Traver, Carol Chisenhall and John; 16 grandchildren and 17 great-grandchildren.

He was also preceded in death by siblings, Doris Garinger, Carl, Joe and Pearl.

Funeral services will be held Thursday at 10 a.m. in the Green Grove Pilgrim Holiness Church, 2001 State Route 374, Nicholson.

 Interment will be in the South Eaton Cemetery.

A viewing will be held Wednesday from 6 to 8 p.m. in the Charles H. Litwin Funeral Home, 91 State St., Nicholson.

Donations may be made to the Green Grove Pilgrim Holiness Church.

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<![CDATA[Richard G. Squier]]>Sat, 06 May 2017 23:24:30 GMThttp://litwinfuneralhome.com/obituaries/richard-g-squierPicture
Richard G. Squier, age 82, of Nicholson, died Saturday at Geisinger Community Medical Centerin Scranton.

His wife is the former JoAnn Bartell. They had been married for 45 years.

Born in Nicholson, he was the son of the late Glen and Marjorie Luce Squier.

Before retirement, he was employed as a project engineer for Procter and Gamble.

He was amember of the Nicholson United Methodist Church and was a Navy veteran, having served on the U.S.S. Pine Island in the Pacific.

He also was a member of the Wyoming County Historical Society and the Nicholson Fire Company.

Richard is also survived by one son, Richard Jr.; a daughter, Karen Squier; two sisters, Jean Seamans and Leah Emmons; two half-sisters, Sue Sane and Chris Salsman; nieces and nephews; and his two cats, Chester and Matthew.

He was predeceased by a brother, Jake, and his stepmother, Betty Squier.

Private services will be held at the convenience of the family.

Memorial donations may be made to the Wyoming County Historical Society, P.O. Box 309,Tunkhannock, PA 18657, or the Nicholson United Methodist Church, P.O. Box J, Nicholson, PA18446.

Arrangements by the Charles H. Litwin Funeral Home, 91 State St., Nicholson.

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<![CDATA[Elizabeth "Betty" Boginski]]>Sun, 30 Apr 2017 01:05:03 GMThttp://litwinfuneralhome.com/obituaries/elizabeth-betty-boginskiPicture
Elizabeth “Betty” Boginski, 91, of Nicholson, died peacefully Saturday, April 29.

Betty was born in Nicholson April 16, 1926, to the late Joseph and Elizabeth Moyer Eckert.

Betty was preceded in death by her loving husband, Joseph, in 2010.

Betty was a passionate and dedicated mother and friend and she radiated with her gentle nature and infectious smile.

She was an avid walker and enjoyed activities such as line and tap dancing, golfing and playing cards and belonged to a Book Club, Lunch Bunch group and the Nicholson Woman’s Club. She delighted in spending time with her family laughing, playing games and sharing stories.

Betty was lifelong member of St. Patrick’s Church, a member of the Altar and Rosary Society and Divine Mercy prayer group.

She and her family owned the Palace theaters in Nicholson and Hallstead.She was a graduate of Lackawanna Business school, Scranton, and worked at Williams Bakery, Binghamton, N.Y., before she was married. She was a teacher’s aide at Nicholson and Factoryville elementary schools from 1972-1996.

Betty is survived by four daughters, Jean Knight and husband, Reggie; Debbie Smith; Lois Boginski; and Lisa Beller and husband, Robert; nine grandchildren, Sara Jordan, Travis Boginski, Ryan and Jason Smith, Blake Spanel, Casey and Lauren Noreika, Spencer and Claudia Beller, and 10 great- grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her son, Karl, and two brothers, Harry and Karl.

A Mass of Christian Burial celebrated by the Rev. Arbogaste Satoun will be held Wednesday at 10 a.m. in St. Patrick Church, 205 Main St., Nicholson.

Interment will take place in the Nicholson Cemetery.

A viewing will be held Tuesday from 5 to 8 p.m. in the Charles H. Litwin Funeral Home, 91 State St., Nicholson.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.

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