Dee Ann (Luke) Sanchez, of Cresco PA, passed away on May 27, 2023, at the age of 78. She was born on December 20,1944 in Rochester NY to her parents Verna (Michaels) and Harry Luke. She was married to Frank Sanchez, with whom she shared 37 years of marriage. Dee was a board member at Penn Estates and the Chair of Recreation. Dee loved her family and her pets very much. She enjoyed gardening, doing puzzles, going on cruises, taking care of her yard and her many beloved pets through the years.
William Clair Bender, 84, of Canadensis, died Tuesday, May 23, 2023, at the Lehigh Valley Hospice House - Pocono in East Stroudsburg.
Born on July 22, 1938 at home in Canadensis, he was the son of the late Stanley G. and Hilda (Lee) Bender and lived in Barrett Township for most of his life.
He served in the United States Army and was co-owner of the family business, Bender's Diner in Mountainhome. Most recently he worked part-time for Mick Motors.
Cynthia Ann Misko, of Cresco, PA, passed away on May 18, 2023 at the age of 68. She was born on October 22, 1954 in Swiftwater, PA to the parents of Clara (Coffman) and Glenway Keiper. Cynthia was the wife of Randy Misko, with whom they shared 32 years of marriage, and the Mother of Connor Joseph Misko.
Lothar Alexander Schenk, of Cresco, PA, passed away on April 27, 2023 at the age of 85. He was born on August 20, 1937 in Germany to the parents of Eva (Hoffmann) and August Schenk. He was the loving husband of Elisabeth (Perz) Schenk, with whom he shared 60 years.
Phyllis Spooner Price, long time resident of Mountainhome, PA, passed peacefully on Friday, April 28th at Grace Park in Stroudsburg surrounded by her family and her Grace Park family. She was preceded in death by her husband of 40 years, Richard L. Price, Sr., her parents Ray Newhall Spooner and Marjorie Bergen Spooner, and her sister Joan Spooner Baltzer.
JUDITH CARRINGTON HOLT OBITUARY
Judith S. Carrington Holt
April 24, 2023
On Monday, April 24, 2023, Judith S. Carrington Holt passed away at the age of 76. Judy was the wife of James "Jim" Holt and mother to two children. To many, she was known as "Aunt" Judy, a beloved friend, aunt, mother, care giver, and supporter.
From 1955 until 2015, Kathleen lived and worked in Mountainhome and served as a teacher and school counselor for the Pocono Mountain School district until her retirement in 1992. Kay was an active member of the Mountainhome United Methodist Church, a stalwart supporter of and long-time volunteer at the Barrett Friendly Library, was active in the local AAUW chapter, a supporter of Boy Scout-Troop-89 of Barrett Township, and a charter member and active volunteer for the Barrett Township Historical Society.
Stuart Malin, of Canadensis, Pennsylvania, passed away on March 03, 2023 at the age of 76. He was born on October 22, 1946 in Brooklyn, New York to his parents Dorothy (Moss) and Murray Malin.
Stuart taught for over 30 years in Plainfield School System in Plainfield, New Jersey. He retired to Canadensis and went on to teach in the Northampton Community college for ten years.
Philip Paul Dente, II, 79 Canadensis, passed away on Friday, January 20, 2023.
Born February 5, 1943, in Exeter he was the son of the late Philip “Fritz” and Josephine (Pepe) Dente. Philip was the husband of the late Patricia (Phillips) Dente.
He was the owner and operator of The Village View and was a former supervisor of Barrett Township. Phil was an avid Eagles fan (Go Birds!), a devoted father and grandfather, and cartoonist who loved golfing, card games, spending time with his family, and spoiling his grandkids and great-grandkids, not necessarily in that order.
Kerry "Burrhead" "Abe" "Abraham" Arthur Abrams, 56 of Canadensis, suddenly passed away on Monday, January 9, 2023. Born in Honesdale, he was the son of Dewitt and Barbara (Finan) Abrams. Kerry was the husband of Nicole (Stotsenburg) Abrams. He worked as a welder and heavy equipment operator for the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation for over 34 years. Kerry was a member of the Barrett Township Volunteer Fire Department and the Oak Springs Sportsman Club. Kerry enjoyed 4 wheeling, fishing and hunting. Above all, he loved his Jeeps as well as, reminiscing and sharing old time stories with his loved ones.
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.