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DEBRA LYNN ONEY
Debra Lynn Oney, 56, of Pocono Summit, died Saturday, August 4, 2018.
Born in East Stroudsburg, she was a daughter of the late Gerald and Mildred Ann (Collins) Oney.
Debra was of the Christian faith and enjoyed spending time with her nieces and nephews, whom she loved as her own. She worked as a registered nurse for Geisinger Health System, and during her time there, served as a teacher, counselor, and mentor to many young women.
She is survived by her siblings: Gerald Oney, Jr. of Port Jervis, New York, Brenda Carey of Newfoundland, Gregory Oney of Pocono Summit, John S. Oney of Florida; and numerous nieces and nephews.
There will be no services at this time; private cremation is entrusted to Bolock Funeral Home Crematory.
Memorial donations may be made to AWSOM, Animal Welfare Society of Monroe, PO Box 13, Stroudsburg, PA 18360.
Albert Akus, 81, of Pocono Lake, died Friday, August 3, 2018, at French Creek Marina in Clayton, NY where he and his wife have spent summers for the past 30 years. He was the a devoted husband of Theresa (Davis) Akus, with whom he shared 57 years of marriage.
Born on August 31, 1936 in Brooklyn, NY, he was a son of the late Albert and Sophie (Piniak) Akus and lived in Monroe County for the past 50 years.
He served in the U.S. Air Force and was the owner of Al Akus Painting and Spraying Company.
Albert was a parishioner of the former Christ the King Roman Catholic Church in Blakeslee.
Also surviving are four children, Albert Akus and wife Linda of Stroudsburg, Cheryl Silfee and husband Paul of Georgia, Adele Hineline and husband Tim of Stroudsburg, and Laura Longyhore and husband William Thomas, Jr. of Jim Thorpe; seven grandchildren, Kristie Silfee of Ocala FL, Brenda Hutton and husband Keith of Floyds Knob, IN, Shaun Hineline and wife Joyce of Long Pond, Charles Longyhore Jr. of Portland, Jason Seese of Budd Lake, NJ, Jessica and Amy; seven beautiful great-grandchildren, Jonathon and Tyler sons of Shaun and Joyce Hineline, Kimber and Kaitlyn daughters of Brenda and Keith Hutton, Noah, Symeon and Kyah, children of Kristie Silfee, two sisters, Karen Akus of Easton and Virginia Wuest of Bronx, NY; and many nieces, nephews and cousins. He was preceded in death by two children, Linda Kern and Andrew Akus; a brother, Andrew Akus; and a sister, Adele Akus.
A prayer service was held August 10 in Stroudsburg, with the Rev. Sean G. Carpenter officiating. Burial followed at Laurelwood Cemetery in Stroudsburg.
In lieu of flowers, memorial remembrances may be made to the Multiple Sclerosis Foundation (National Headquarters), 6520 N. Andrews Ave, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33309-2132.
Nicholas J. D’Angelo, 68, of Pocono Pines, died Tuesday, July 31, 2018 at Lehigh Valley Hospital- Pocono, in East Stroudsburg. He was the loving husband of Elizabeth (Roman) D’Angelo, with whom he shared 44 years of marriage.
Born in Manhattan, New York, he was a son of the late Sal and Sadie (Lardizzone) D’Angelo.
Nicholas worked as an entrepreneur in the restaurant and hospitality industry.
He is also survived by his daughters, Nicole Mazzie and her husband, John, of Cresco, and Tiffany D’Angelo and her companion, Brian Korodan of Pocono Pines; brother, Anthony D’Angelo of Mount Pocono; grandchildren Giavanna and Nico Mazzie.
A memorial blessing service was held August 5, at Bolock Funeral Home, 6148 Paradise Valley Road, Cresco.
TOBY TYLER SCOTT
Toby Tyler Scott (Tobster) died July 15, 2018 in Yale New Haven Hospital, New Haven Connecticut.
He is suvived by his wife, Katrina Scott-Radjavitch; daughters Amber and Cassidy Scott, and grandson Tyler, White Haven; brother Gary Scott Jr., and wife Brenda Scott, White Haven; and nephews Gary Scott III and James Siene.
He was born February 3, 1972, in Middletown, Connecticut., the son of Gary Robert Scott Sr., and Cheryl Darlene Scott, Clinton, CT.
Toby was a handyman who loved cars, fishing, and time with his family.
Arrangements are private.