Joanne J. Rushton, 78 passed away Thursday, November 25, 2021 at Allied Service Hospice, Wilkes-Barre. Joanne was born in Wilkes-Barre on March 23, 1943, to John and Genevieve Baron of Plains, PA.
She graduated from Marymount High School in 1961. Joanne spent her professional career in banking, beginning as a key puncher for United Penn Bank and working her way to Vice President of Banking Operations with Mellon Bank. She later earned her real estate license and was affilia
Dr. Thomas J. (Tim) Rushton, 73, former Superintendent of the Wilkes-Barre Area School District, passed away Friday at Geisinger Wyoming Valley Medical Center. Tim was born in Wilkes-Barre on April 8, 1943 to Agnes and Thomas Rushton of Wilkes-Barre. He graduated from Coughlin High School, where he was a three sport athlete. Tim graduated from King’s College and received his Master’s Degree and principal’s certiﬁcation from the University of Scranton. He earned his doctoral