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
Dawn Marie Ross, 87, of Cresco, died February 9, 2022 at her home. She was the loving wife of Jefferson Ross, with whom she shared 69 years of marriage.
Born in East Stroudsburg, she was the daughter of the late Frank and Helen (Marvin) Dippre.
William "Bill" George Barry, 64, of Cresco, passed away in his home on Tuesday, February 8, 2022. Born in Staten Island, New York he was a son of the late William John and Mary (Brewer) Barry. Bill was the beloved husband of Charlene (Scott) Barry, with whom he shared 42 years of marriage. Bill owned and operated Bill Barry Excavating, Inc. & Cresco Quarry which he established in 1989. He had a passion for flying airplanes and also building them. He was a member of Most Holy Trinity Parish and was a Fourth Degree Knights of Columbus.
Survivors: In addition to his wife, Charlene, Bill is survived by his sons, William "Bill" Barry and Peter Barry and his wife, Kelly; daughter, Amanda Barry Miller and her husband, Jason; brothers, Edward Barry and his wife, Diane and Michael Barry and his wife Charlene; sister, Eileen Barry; sister-in-law, Maria Barry and beloved granddaughters, Adaline and Amelia Barry. Bill was preceded in death by his brother, Kevin Barry and sister, Mary Hogrebe.
Joseph John Ferraro, 90, of Shrewsbury, New Jersey and formerly of Tobyhanna, Pennsylvania passed on Monday, January 3, 2022 in Holmdel, New Jersey. He was the loving husband of the late Patricia (Clinchot) Ferraro, who passed away in 2010.
MOUNTAINHOME - Pastor Barry L. Whitmer, 76, of Mountainhome, died Wednesday afternoon, December 22, 2021, at Lehigh Valley Hospital - Pocono in East Stroudsburg. He was the husband of Darlene J. (Dewitsky) Whitmer with whom he shared 53 years of marriage.