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Hazleton Senior High School
Class Of 1973


Noreen J. Stefanisko Charboneau

Noreen J. Stefanisko Charboneau, age 66, passed peacefully on Sunday, April 24, 2022. Born in Hazleton, PA, she was the daughter of Joan and John Stefanisko. Her infectious smile and humble heart will forever be remembered by those who knew her. She is survived by her mother, her four children, four grandchildren, and four siblings. A small private ceremony will be held in Minnesota and her remains will join her predeceased siblings and father in Hazleton, PA. “Smile… go spontaneous and have fun when you can and how you can.” ~ Noreen

Dolores Rashko Lachette

April 1, 1955 ~ December 21, 2022

Dolores A. Lachette, 67, of Silver Brook and formerly of Beaver Meadows, passed away peacefully Wednesday at home surrounded by her loving family.

Born in Hazleton, she was the daughter of the late Joseph and Lucille (Libener) Rashko. Dolores was a former member of St. Mary's Roman Catholic Church, Beaver Meadows, and of the Roman Catholic faith.

Prior to retiring, she was the office manager for Skotek Oil Co., McAdoo.

She was a graduate of Hazleton High School, Class of 1973, and was a former committee member of C.H.H.I.P.S. of Hazleton.

Dolores loved the outdoors, camping and sitting by the campfire. She enjoyed spending peaceful time on the bench and fishing at the Paradise Hunting & Fishing Club. Her greatest title was always "Nanny"; she adored her beloved grandchildren. Dolores was a loving and devoted wife, mother and grandmother and will be sadly missed by all. Preceding her in death were her sister, JoAnn Karmonick; and brother, Joseph Rashko.

Surviving are her husband of 49 years, David Lachette; her daughters, Amy Lachette and fiancé, Michael Circelli, Fern Glen; Amber Lachette-Keister and husband, Mark, Jonestown; and Amanda Maloney and husband, Joseph, Hazle Twp.; grandchildren, Mayda and Kerrianys Keister and Lleyton Maloney; brother, Paul Rashko and wife, Marlene, Hazle Twp.; and nieces and nephews. Her funeral will be held Wednesday. Monsignor William Baker will celebrate the Mass of Christian Burial at Church of All Saints, McAdoo, at 10 a.m.

Interment will follow in St. Mary of the Assumption R.C. Cemetery, McAdoo.

Calling hours will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at Damiano Funeral Home, McAdoo.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Brandon's Forever Home at or Freeland Little League, P.O. Box 74, Freeland, PA 18224.

Condolences may be entered and information is available at

Published by Standard-Speaker from Dec. 22 to Dec. 23, 2022.

Theresa Timko Trivelpiece

Theresa Timko Trivelpiece passed away Monday in St. Luke's Pavilion, Hazleton, after a valiant effort to recover from her ailment.

She was born Nov. 27, 1955, to Peter and Mary (Sentiwany) Timko in McAdoo.

She was a very fun loving and outgoing individual and enjoyed fishing, playing pool and playing cards with her husband and family. Theresa served in the U.S. Army and was employed by the State Assistance Agency out of the Wilkes-Barre office.

A sister, Arlene, preceded her in death.

Theresa is survived by her husband, Kurt; her children, Cody Sarosky and James and Tianna Slattery; sister, Carol Stancik; brother, Michael Timko; and several nieces and nephews.

Per Theresa's request, a private family gathering will be held.

Family and friends may send condolences at

James L. Hinckley Jr. Funeral Home and Cremation Services Inc., Berwick, is handling arrangements.

Published by Standard-Speaker from Jan. 11 to Jan. 12, 2023.

Jean Tomkiewicz Paisley

Jean Paisley, 66, of Hazle Twp. passed away peacefully Jan. 16 with her sister by her side after a two-year battle with cancer.

She was born in Hazleton, daughter of the late Walter and Eva Tomkiewicz.

She was preceded in death, in addition to her parents, by her brother, Thomas Tomkiewicz.

Jean loved taking long walks outdoors, taking pictures of nature, gardening, cooking, camping, fishing and traveling. She also learned to read music and play guitar and keyboard. She will be greatly missed.

She is survived by her two sons, Zachary and his wife, Ashley, and Tyler; two granddaughters, Arianna and Gia Bella; her former husband, Allan Paisley; twin sister, Joan Gallagher and her companion, Paul Shostak; and a brother, Thomas Tomkiewicz.

Funeral services are private and being held at the convenience of the family, with interment in Calvary Cemetery, Drums, under the direction of Frank J. Bonin Funeral Home Inc., Hazleton.

Donations in Jean's memory to the St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, the Hazleton Animal Shelter or WVIA would be appreciated by the family.

Published by Standard-Speaker from Jan. 23 to Jan. 24, 2023.


In Memoriam ~ Burt Bacharach



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