Joseph "Joe" A. Calistro, Jr., 66, of Cresco, passed away in his home on Friday, November 11, 2022. Born in New York, New York he was the son of the late Joseph and Gertrude (Pearcy) Calistro. Joe was the beloved husband of the late Larissa (Ptashynsky) Calistro.
Anna Victoria Young, 82, of Cresco, died peacefully in her daughter's home in Belvidere, New Jersey on Friday, November 4, 2022.
Born in Puerto Rico, she was the daughter of the late John and Anita (Garcia) Berrios and loving wife of the late Joseph (Rusty) Young.
Anna will be lovingly remembered by her children, Joseph Young and his wife Cathy, Debra Stensrud and her husband John, Bruce Young and Walter Young and his wife Jenny and grandchildren Ryan, Michael, Brandi, Audrey, Sam, and Jack; sisters, Elsie Gedman and Sonia Hunter along with many nieces and nephews.
There will be a private gathering with immediate family.
Thank you to all that loved and prayed for Anna.
Donald I. "Diamond" Mick, 89, lifetime resident of Cresco, died Wednesday afternoon, October 5, 2022, in his home surrounded by his family, team of caregivers, and friends. He was the husband of the late Ann (Gilpin) Mick with whom he shared 58 years of marriage at the time of her death on July 7, 2012.
WWII Veteran - Sergeant - U.S. Army Air Corps
Local Businessman - Community Leader
Born June 16th, 1919 - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania - to H. John Davis, Sr., and Izetta, Jack was the oldest of four brothers. Raised in the Carnegie Section of Pittsburgh - Jack had a fascination with mechanics and airplanes - graduating in 1941 from the Pittsburgh Institute of Aeronautics earning the coveted Airframe and Powerplant License.
Jeffrey S. Landi, 56, of Cresco, passed away on Monday, August 15, 2022 at St. Luke's Hospital Burtonsville. Born in East Stroudsburg, he was the son of Patricia (Vernoy) Landi and the late Ronald Landi. Jeffrey worked in maintenance at P.C.P and was a former member of the Barrett Township Fire Company.
Teri Lynne Lutz, 60, of Cresco passed away on Wednesday, June 29, 2022. Born in East Stroudsburg she was the daughter of Gloria (Oney) Lutz and the late Ronald Lutz. Teri was a manager at Camelback resort for over 42 years, where she was a mentor and great friend to all whom she crossed paths with. Teri loved nature and the outdoors and above all possessed a true heart of gold.
Boyle, Richard J. (Dick) of Stuart, Florida and Buck Hill Falls, PA died peacefully on June 11, 2022. Beloved husband of Denise Burke Boyle. Devoted father of Ann Marie Myers (Gerald) and Richard J. Boyle Jr. (Tamara). Loving grandfather of Ava, Gregory, Nicole and Brandon. Dear brother of Eileen McCarthy and Kathleen O'Brien (Dennis). Loving brother-in-law of Marianne Marquis and Noreen Romano (Joseph) and uncle to many nieces and nephews.
Lawrence Anthony Madden, 67, of Cresco, passed away on Thursday, May 26, 2022. Born in Queens, New York he was the son of the late Edward and Charolette (Speielman) Madden. Lawrence worked for Major Hyundai as a mechanic for many years. He enjoyed comic books, riding motorcycles and building Harley Davidson motorcycles.
Survivors: In addition to his wife, Nancy, Lawrence will be lovingly remembered by his daughters, Nanciann Madden and Melissa Foster and her husband Chad and grandchildren, Malekai Foster, Caysyn Foster, Maizey Foster and Adeline Biechy.
Services: Services will be private at the convenience of the family. Bolock Funeral Home of Cresco has been entrusted with arrangements.
Carol Ann (Valenches) Plante, 81, of Blakeslee passed away on Tuesday, May 17, 2022 at Lehigh Valley Hospital Pocono. Born in Scranton she was the daughter of the late Carl and Elsie (Palmer) Valenches. She was the beloved wife of Dewey Plante with whom she 49 shared years of marriage. She was a member at the former Christ the King parish of Blakslee.
Was born on May 12, 2003 in Minneapolis, Minnesota but Pennsylvania became his home from kindergarten to graduating high school. He loved basketball, music, dancing and spending time outdoors with his friends, with a laugh that was undeniable. Quinton had many jobs. Sadly on May 16, 2022 Quinton passed away at the early age of 19. He did a lot but his best accomplishment was when he handed his mom Tresa Robinson his high school diploma. He will surely be missed.
Lawrence "Larry" A. Esposito, 69, of Cresco, PA, husband of Debra Montgomery-Esposito, passed away on Wednesday, April 27, 2022 in his home. Born in Bridgeport, Connecticut, he was the son of the late John and Marian (Luzietti) Esposito. Larry was a retired Media Production Manager for Metro-North Railroad, in NYC.
H. Sumner Shumway, 98, of Cresco passed away in his home on Friday, April 15, 2022. Born in Chicago, Illinois, he was the son of the late Harold L. and Ruth (Basehore) Shumway. Sumner was the beloved husband of the late Janet (Burgwin) Shumway. Sumner honorably served as a radar technician in the United States Navy during WWII. He very passionately spent time, educating youth about Veterans Affairs; he spoke at many local schools and events. He also served his community as a chaplain for VFW Post #922 and served as a Barret Township board member. Sumner worked for many years as a telecommunications technician for AT&T. Sumner will be remembered for his love of sharing stories and memories with all he encountered. Above all, he was the most active and loving father, with the best Donald Duck voice around.
Survivors: Harold will be lovingly remembered by his daughters, Gail Shumway and her husband Bruce Guerdan and Cindy Morgan and her husband George; brother in law, Bruce Burgwin and his wife Flo; daughter in law, Geralyn Shumway; grandchildren, Jennifer Lintzeris and her husband Kostaki, Alison Wong and her husband Jeffrey, Brittany Morgan, Stephanie Guerdan, Christian Guerdan and his wife Nicole, Emily Haas and her husband William and Andrew Guerdan; great grandchildren, Nicholas and Emma Lintzeris and Ava and Alivia Wong and many beloved nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. Sumner is preceded in death by his son, Gary Shumway.
Services: A memorial service at the American Legion Post #922, Spruce Cabin Rd, Cresco, PA 18326 will be announced in the days to come. Bolock Funeral Home of Cresco has been entrusted with arrangements.
Posted online on April 18, 2022