Issue 8 — Thursday, September 25, 2014

BEACH LAKE — Joseph M Cilino, Sr, age 61, of Beach Lake died Monday, September 8, 2014 at Geisinger-Community Medical Center in Scranton.
Mr. Cilino was born August 9, 1953 in Jersey City, NJ and was the son of the late Joseph M., Sr. and Marie (Miller) Cilino.
He served in the Marines during the Vietnam War and was a mail handler for the US Postal Service.
Joseph was known as “The Computer Genius” because he could fix just about anything with computers.
He is survived by his wife of 38 years: Theresa J(Passarella) Cilino and three sons: Joseph M Cilino, Jr, Anthony Cilino of Hawley, PA, Andrew Cilino of Beach Lake, PA; one grandson, Anthony Cilino of Hawley, PA; one brother Harold Cilino of Jersey City, NJ; and one uncle, Steve Cilino of MD.
A Memorial Mass will be held Saturday, Sept. 27, at 10 a.m. at St. John the Evangelist Roman Catholic Church, Honesdale.
Cremation will be at Lake Region Crematory in Lake Ariel.
Memorials may be made to St John The Evanglist Roman Catholic Church, Honesdale, PA 18431 or to the family to help with funeral expenses.

PORT JERVIS — Arthur Kobrin age 81 of Port Jervis passed away Sunday, Sept. 14 at the Kaplan Family Hospice Residence in Newburgh, New York. He was born on Nov. 14, 1932 in Trenton, NJ. He was the son of the late Phillip and Anna Rosenblatt Kobrin, who were survivors of the holocaust
Arthur was an avid bingo player, who enjoyed the company of his friends. He is survived by his close friend and care giver, Patricia Horner of Port Jervis and Rabbi Endre Stamler of Newburgh.
Services were held Tuesday, Sept. 16 at the Knight-Auchmoody Funeral Home, 154 E. Main St., Port Jervis, NY, with Rabbi Endre Stamler officiating. Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Orange and Sullivan, 800 Stony Brook Court, Newburgh, NY 12550.
Arrangements were by the Knight-Auchmoody Funeral Home, 154 E. Main St., Port Jervis, NY. For information, directions or to send a condolence note to the family visit

TAFTON — Joan M. Kraft, age 79, of Tafton died Tuesday, September 9, 2014 at Wayne Memorial Hospital in Honesdale.
Mrs. Kraft was born January 26, 1935 in Brooklyn, NY and was the daughter of the late Joseph and Helen (Shaeffer) Morris.
Joan worked for CitiBank for many years and was an EMT for Tafton Volunteer Fire Company for many years. She loved doing craftwork.
She is survived by her husband of 56 years: George Kraft and her beloved dog, Jake.
A memorial service will be held at a future date. Cremation will be at Lake Region Crematory in Lake Ariel. Memorials may be made to American Cancer Society, Pike Unit, 110 W. Harford St, Milford, PA 18337 or Dessin Animal Shelter, 138 Miller Rd., Honesdale, PA 18431 or Tafton Fire & Rescue, PO Box 5 , Tafton, PA 18464

HAWLEY — Lucille Kaye Wallace, age 63, of Barker Street Apartments, Hawley died Sunday, September 14, 2014 at home.
Ms. Wallace was born December 8, 1950 in Oceanside, NY and was the daughter of the late William Kaye and Sophia (Yatczak) Wallace. She was predeceased by a brother, Robert Yatczak.
She is survived by two daughters: Marlo VanHouten of Bellport, NY, Susan Sabastianelli of Clarks Summit, PA; two granddaughters: Kasey Heron of Smithtown, NY; Jaymie Cruciani of Bellport, NY and three grandsons: Justin Prince of Bellport, NY, Alec & Robert Sebastianelli; two sisters: Priscilla Kaye Dow of Islip, NY, Joanne Elizabeth Kmetz of Hawley, PA.
A memorial service was held Friday, September 19 at Teeters’ East Chapel, 505 Church St, Hawley with Deacon John Giglio, officiating. Cremation will be at Lake Region Crematory in Lake Ariel.
Memorials may be made to in memory of Lucille Wallace.

Drayer’s Milford Center To Mark
10 Years With Open House Sept. 27

MILFORD — Drayer Physical Therapy Institute’s outpatient center at 100 Wheatfield Drive will mark its 10th anniversary with a public open house on Sept. 27.
The free event will take place from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Drayer’s staff will provide fall-prevention screenings and educational materials in conjunction with National Falls Prevention Awareness Week. Refreshments will be provided for visitors, who also will have an opportunity to meet the Drayer staff and tour the center.
Physical therapist Chris Ferlo is the center manager. The center, which is open from 6:30 a.m. to 8 p.m. weekdays and 7 a.m. to noon Saturday, specializes in orthopedics, pre- and post-operative rehabilitation, sports medicine, vestibular rehabilitation, functional spine rehabilitation, concussion management, and work conditioning/industrial rehabilitation.
Drayer ( provides rehabilitation services with a physician’s referral, offering 24-hour access to care.


Flu Shot Clinics Postponed

LORDS VALLEY — Wayne Memorial Hospital must postpone all flu clinics at area senior centers until further notice, due to a vaccine shortage. “We were expecting to secure enough doses for our clinics by today, but our supply has not come in,” said Diane Popovich, RN, manager Wayne Memorial Home Health and Hospice. “We are truly sorry and will keep everyone posted as soon as we are able to deliver this very important vaccine to our elderly population.”
Wayne Memorial operates the flu clinics in conjunction with the Wayne County and Pike County Area Agencies on Aging.
Clinics postponed until further notice:
October 2- No. Wayne Fire Co; October 7 - Blooming Grove; October 9 - Honesdale Senior Center; October 14 - Hamlin Senior Center; October 20 - Honesdale Chamber of Commerce; October 22- Milford Library; October 23 - Lackawaxen Fire Hall.
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WMH Is ‘Puttin’ On The Pink’

HONESDALE — The public is being encouraged to wear anything pink on Friday, October 10th to support the fight against breast cancer and to buy a $5 pink ribbon pin. Monies raised from the pin purchases will go towards a new mobile mammography program at Wayne Memorial Hospital.
“Puttin’ on the Pink” is a team initiative organized by staff at the hospital, Wayne Memorial Community Health Centers (WMCHC) and the Wayne Memorial Hospital Auxiliary to benefit the Auxiliary’s Pink Tie fund for mobile mammography.
Breast cancer survivor Melissa Rickard, CRNP/WMCHC is among those leading the campaign. “Early detection is really important,” says Rickard, adding, “Wayne Memorial has already received a grant to launch mobile mammography services, but more funding is needed to realize the dream.
The public can pick up a pink ribbon pin at the Auxiliary’s gift shop in the hospital lobby, the Other Shops in Honesdale and Hawley, or the Pike County Medical Center in Lords Valley… or order a pin by calling Lisa Champeau at 570-253-8631.
Proceeds from the Auxiliary’s signature event, the Mistletoe Ball, this coming January, will also be dedicated to the Pink Tie fund.
October is Breast Cancer Awareness month.


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