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CONTI - Robert G. of Trucksville, died Thursday, Aug. 8, 2013, at home.


He was born in Pittston on July 31, 1948, and was a graduate of Pittston High School.


Surviving are his wife, Barbara (Andrews) Conti; sons, Thomas, Pittston; and Stanley, Hanover Township; daughter, Marisa Londo, New Albany; six grandchildren; brother, Raymond, Arizona.


GORDON - Gene 91, of Lake Township, died Tuesday, Aug. 6, 2013, at the Commonwealth Home Health & Hospice, Wilkes-Barre.


He was born in Lake Township on Feb. 23, 1922, and graduated from Laketon High School in 1940. He retired from Air Products and Chemical, Hanover Township.


Surviving are his children, Bill, Lake Township; Donna Blansett, Lake Township; Millie Derhammer, Lake Township; Janet Walsh, Lake Township; Bette Jayne, Auburn Center; Larry, Lovelton; Margie Derhammer, Lake Township; Carol Miskiel, Martinez, Ga.; and Bobby, Lake Township; brother, Carl “Joe,” Lake Township; sisters, Betty Darrow, Dallas; Shirley Kibbler, Eaton Township; Ada Kinney, Hunlock Creek; and Joyce Kuhn, Lake Township; 29 grandchildren and 43 great-grandchildren.


KROLICK - Andrew 68, of Fairmount Township, Benton, died on Monday, Aug. 5, 2013, at his home on Aug. 5, 2013.


He was born in Wilkes-Barre on July 8, 1945, and was employed at Benton Foundry for 18 years.


Surviving are his wife, the former Joyce Haines, with whom he celebrated 40 years of marriage on July 7, 2013; daughter, Maria Hartman; son, Steven; five grandchildren.


LAVER - Karen Stacy, 53, of Lake Silkworth, died on Thursday, Aug. 8, 2013, at home.


She was born in New York state, was a graduate of West Side Technical School and received her degrees, graduating summa cum laude, from Luzerne County Community College in commercial art, photography and literary arts.


She was well known in the area as a freelance photographer and worked independently for The Times Leader.


Surviving are her companion of 28 years, George Hackling; daughter, Kelly; one granddaughter; brother, Christopher, New York; sisters, Susan Evanoski, Pennsylvania; Stacy Ruszkowski, New Jersey; and Paula Chance, Winston, Md.; nieces and nephews.


Memorial donations to the SPCA of Luzerne County, 524 E. Main St., Wilkes-Barre, PA 18702.


MILL - Herbert A., 65, of Hunlock Creek, died on Tuesday, Aug. 6, 2013, after he battled leukemia.


He was born May 18, 1948, in Carbondale, and later resided in the Back Mountain. He was a graduate of Dallas High School and Wilkes College.


He was a U.S. Army veteran, serving from 1969 to 1975 and attaining the rank of second lieutenant. He retired from Procter & Gamble after 27 years of employment. Prior to that, he was employed by the PP&L Power Plant, Salem Township, for seven years, and earlier worked at McCrory’s Store, Shavertown.


Surviving are aunts and uncles; fiancee, Claudia Piczak, Larksville.


Memorial donations to the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society, Eastern Pennsylvania Chapter, 555 North Lane, Conshohocken, PA 19428.


PRAMICK - Evelyn Lorraine, 78, of Hunlock Creek, died Thursday, Aug. 8, 2013, at the Wilkes-Barre General Hospital, Wilkes-Barre.


She was born in Noxen on Feb. 4, 1935, attended Noxen High School and was employed by Offset Paperback, Dallas, for 24 years.


Surviving are a son, Joseph J., Huntington Mills; daughter, Debbie Whitesell, Hunlock Creek; brother, Francis Space, Montrose; four grandchildren; four great-grandchildren.


Memorial donations to Medical Oncology Prescription Assistance Fund, 382 Pierce St., Kingston, PA 18704.


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