Jan. 1—THOSE WE LOST
Polish National Catholic Church Prime Bishop Emeritus John F. Swantek, 88, Jan. 7.
Olyphant Mayor John Sedlak, 72, Jan. 25.
Keith Martin, 75, WBRE anchor, brigadier general in the Pennsylvania Army National Guard and Pennsylvania's first director of homeland security, Feb. 13.
The Most Rev. John M. Dougherty, D.D., 89,
auxiliary bishop emeritus of the Diocese of
Scranton, April 16.
Dan Lello, 75, mayor of Dupont, May 28.
Judith Youshock, 82,
artist and founder of First Friday, June 9.
Paul Sorvino, 83, actor, sculptor and filmmaker who directed "The Trouble With Cali," July 25.
Donna McFadden-Connors, 66, former mayor of Pittston, Sept. 19.
Charley Trippi, 100,
Wyoming Valley's greatest athlete, Oct. 19.
Robert Uguccioni, 87,
former executive director of the Pocono Mountains Visitors Bureau, Nov. 12.
Anna Young, 92,
decadeslong advocate for prisoners at Lackawanna County Prison, Nov. 15.
Ed Staback, 85, former state representative
and county commissioner, Nov. 19.
Derry Bird, 86, longtime radio and television reporter and anchor, environmentalist, former president of the Lackawanna Audubon Society, Dec. 9.