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olores “Dory” Giusti Daven-port,82,ofRoswell,Ga.,passedaway peacefully Wednesday, May18, 2011.Dory was born in Nanticoke andlived much of her life in Nanticoke,Levittown, Pa., and Newtown, Pa.SheretiredfromtheStateofNewJersey at age 62. While living inNewtown,shewasamemberoftheForest Grove Church.Shewasprecededindeathbyherparents, Julia and Edward Novak;and husbands, Joseph L. Giusti andJoseph H. Davenport.Dory is survived by her devoteddaughter and son-in-law, SharonandRodneyHinds.Shewasaloving “Grammy”tograndchildren,Ashlieand Jamie Weaver, and Kara andChristopher Wallace. She delightedin being “Great Grammy” to Lon-donandPresleyWeaver,andAmeliaand McLane Wallace. She is sur- vived by her much loved brotherandsister-in-law,EdwardandSylviaNovak; several cousins; nieces andnephews; and a multitude of friends.
A memorial Mass
will be at St.Ann’s Catholic Church in Marietta,Ga., at 2 p.m. Wednesday.Inlieuofflowers,pleasemakedo-nationstoSt.VincentdePaulMinis-try, care of St. Ann’s Church (inmemory of Dory Davenport), 4905Roswell Road, Marietta, GA 30062;or a charity of your choice.Arrangements are by the South-CareCremationSocietyandMemo-rial Centers in Marietta.
Dolores Giusti Davenport
oretta A. Steinruck, 75, of Old Tavern Road, Hunlock Creek,passed away Friday afternoon, May20, 2011, at Lehigh Valley Hospital-Cedar Crest.She was born on November 2,1935,inBloomingdale,Pa.,adaugh-ter of the late Loren and MargaretBowman Culver.Loretta was a graduate of Shick-shinny High School, class of 1953.Prior to retiring, she was employedby Luzerne Outerwear, Shickshin-ny, and Native Textiles in Dallas.Shewasprecededindeathbyherfirst husband, Arnold C. Smith; anda sister, Kathleen Hart.Surviving are her daughter Deb-orahSmith,withwhomsheresided;brothers, Delano Culver of SweetValley and James Culver of King-ston; sisters, Shirley Lewis of Still- water and Connie Ridall of Shick-shinny; longtime companion BobGrey; as well as nieces and neph-ews.
willbeheld Tuesday from the Charles L.Cease Funeral Home, 634 ReyburnRoad, Shickshinny, with the Rev. C.Glenn Neely, of the Reyburn BibleChurch, officiating. Interment willbeinBloomingdaleCemetery,Bloo-mingdale. There will be no calling hours.
Loretta A. Steinruck
May 20, 2011
aymond Cannon, 79, of Park Towers, Nanticoke, passedawayThursday,May19,2011,atthe Wilkes-Barre General Hospital.He was a son of the late Andrewand Helen Wasilewski Cannon. He was a graduate of Nanticoke HighSchool.HehadbeenemployedbyBiscon-tini Coal Co., Alta Products, andPenn Footwear.Mr. Cannon was preceded indeath by brothers, Edward, Joseph,Eugene and Andrew; and sisters,Eleanore Crupi, Margaret Dycusand Stacia Zionczkowski.Surviving are sisters, Lois Pris-tas, Irene Crupi, Dorothy Fabian,andPatriciaJasonis;aswellasniec-es and nephews.
will be held at11:30a.m.MondayfromtheStanleyS.SteguraFuneralHomeInc.,614S.Hanover St., Nanticoke, with aMass of Christian Burial at noon inthe main site of St. Faustina’s Par-rish. Interment will be in St. Jo-seph’s Cemetery, Nanticoke.Friends may call from 10 a.m. untilthe time of services.
May19, 2011KINGSTON – Drug agentsseized 15 pounds of marijuana with a street value of $45,000 when they arrested two peopleon Thursday.PolicesaidthemarijuanawasmailedfromTexastoanassistedliving facility on North DawesAvenue.Keith B. Hayes, 19, of CoalStreet, Wilkes-Barre, and To-neshaM.Chalmers,31,ofSouthSherman Street, Wilkes-Barre, were charged with possession with intent to deliver a con-trolled substance, possession of a controlled substance, posses-sion of drug paraphernalia andtwo counts of criminal conspir-acy.TheywerearraignedbyDis-trictJudgePaulRobertsinKing-ston and jailed at the LuzerneCountyCorrectionalFacilityforlack of $35,000 bail each.According to police:An investigation by Kingstondrug agents and the LuzerneCounty Drug Task Force withthestateOfficeofAttorneyGen-eral learned a package contain-ing15 pounds of marijuana wasgoing to be delivered from Tex-as to a private assisted living fa-cility.Surveillancewassetupinthearea and watched the packagegetdeliveredbyapostalworker.Chalmers, who authoritiessaid is employed by the compa-ny that operates the facility, ar-rived and conducted her ownsurveillanceinanattempttoseeif the package was being watched by authorities, accord-ing to police.Chalmers met up with Hayesin a company-owned van. Chal-mersstoppedthevaninthemid-dle of the street and Hayes re-trieved the package. They werearrested during a traffic stop. The package was addressedto a fictitious name, according to police.Preliminary hearings arescheduledonMay25beforeRo-berts.
Two arrested, jailedin Kingston drug bust
WRIGHT TWP. – Almost ev-eryone has been touched by can-cer, according to organizers forthe ninth annual American Can-cer Society’s Relay for Life of MountainTopheldthisweekendat Crestwood High School.About 150 walkers represent-ing 16 teams gathered at the 24-hour event to honor the memoryofthosewholosttheirbattleandto support survivors.Vicky Serhan and Sandy Hu-dock from the relay committeeco-chaired the event with thehelp of local volunteers, Crest- woodSchoolDistrictadministra-tors, and others who donatedtheir time and talents. It caps off the year of the committee’s fun-draisingefforts. Serhansaidtheyhope to top last year’s total of $72,000 raised for cancer re-search.“Thethemeoftheeventis‘Cel-ebrate. Remember. Fight Back,’”said Hudock. TheopeningceremonyonSat-urdaysetthetonewithafocusonrecent accomplishments in thefight against cancer. The objec-tive is to “inspire hope,” accord-ing to the committee. Survivors walked a victory lap whethertheirsurvivalistwentyyearslong or two days long.Startingat10a.m.,therelayin-cluded a survivor and caretakersbreakfast, a flag football game,massages, zumba, Irish dancing,music from several performers,raffles, a massive fireworks dis-play and an emotional luminaryceremony held at dusk.Approximately 350 luminariesliningtheCrestwoodfootballsta-diumwerelittohonorlovedones whosufferedfromcancer,Serhansaid. In addition, the word“hope” was lit on the stadiumseating area, she said. The luminaria ceremony pro- videsparticipantsanopportunityto grieve, reflect and find hope,she said. TheButterfliesteamdreamsof a cancer-free world. Lisa Ayers,member of the Butterflies andchairwoman of the luminariacommittee said the participantsnot only honor those who’vefacedcancerbutalsoseektohavea good time.“We ask the community tocomeoutandbepartofthiswithus,” she said. The teams compete for mostmileswalked,mosthoursandforan overall “team spirit” award. The Butterflies won the spiritawardlastyearanddon’twanttogive it up, Ayers joked. When thinking about the sig-nificance of the luminaria cere-mony, Ayers became emotionalsaying it is “very moving.”“It makes everyone pause tothinkaboutwhywearehere,”shesaid. This morning, a closing cere-monywastobringtheeventtoanemotional end, reminding every-onetogetreadyforthenext364-day fight.
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Stepping up to the battle
A Mountain Top event honorscancer victims and survivorswhile raising vital funds.
Times Leader Correspondent
– Resi-dents are advised that week-ly trash pickups will bescheduled for May 31 next week due to the MemorialDay holiday.Containers or bags shouldbe placed curbside on Mon-day evening.Also, yard waste pickup will be scheduled for June 3.Residents are reminded toplace open containers curb-side on Thursday evening.Pickup will be AthertonPark up to, but not includ-ing, 8th Street.
– The 6thDistrict Republican Committee will meet 6 p.m. Tuesday atGOP Headquarters, 41S. MainSt, across from the Park &Lock.For information, contactPatrick Umbra, District 6 sec-retary, at 822-3597.
– Citypolice reported the following:• Mark McDermott of BarneyStreet said Friday that his blackand silver1995 Kawasaki Vulcanmotorcycle was stolen. Themotorcycle has Pennsylvanialicense plate 4052E.• A window was reportedsmashed Friday at PLD Associ-ates on Scott Street.• Police arrested James Rush-ton, 20, of Glen Lyon, on harass-ment, public drunkenness andpossession of false identificationcharges at1:06 a.m. Saturday at,Rodano’s, 53 Public Square.Police said Rushton struck a28-year-old woman in the face, was found carrying anotherperson’s identification card and was intoxicated.• Police said a man was as-saulted by several males onMurray Street at 2:19 a.m. Sat-urday.• Police charged CharliChamberlain of Wilkes-Barre with driving under the influencefollowing a traffic accident at2:09 a.m. Saturday at the in-tersection of Coal Street andNorth Sherman Street.Police said Chamberlaincrashed her vehicle into anotherthat was stopped at the trafficsignal.Chamberlain submitted to abreath test which found herblood alcohol content to be .177percent. An adult driver inPennsylvania with a blood alco-hol content of .08 percent orhigher is considered legallyintoxicated.• Three vehicles collidedafter the traffic signal at theintersection of East Market andPennsylvania Avenue lost powerand stopped functioning at10:10p.m. Friday.Police said vehicles driven byAaron Adams of Wilkes-Barreand Erica Luzetski of Dallas didnot stop at the intersection andcollided. The impact sentAdams’ vehicle into a third vehicle, which was stopped,police said.
– State policesaid someone removed approxi-mately150 pounds of scrapcopper fittings and pipe fromthe HVAC/plumbing shop of the Hazleton Area Career Cen-ter,1451West 23rd St.• A student at Hazleton AreaHigh School said her cell phone was removed from her purse while in class between11a.m.and12 p.m. May11.• An18-year-old student atHazleton Area High Schoolfaces a charge of possession of a weapon on school property,state police said.Johnny M. Gomez dropped a7-inch folding knife while exit-ing a restroom on May11, statepolice said. A school securityofficer saw Gomez drop theknife and secured the knife andthe student, state police said.
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A VIEW TO A THRILLING GALA
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ond. James Bond. That was the theme for the spring gala for Osterhout Free Libraryin Wilkes-Barre on Saturday. The event, which featured entertainment, food anddrinks, honored the work of famed 007 author Ian Fleming. All proceeds will go towardthe library and its mission to provide free books, CDs, DVDs and educational programs forarea residents.