Mary Scouten
Pamela A. Dysinger


Attorney Pamela A. Dysinger, Mountain Top, died April 22, 2015, at her home, with her family by her side.

Born in Bremerton, Wash., Pamela was the daughter of the late Charles Clifford and Aeola Helen Seale Williams.

She was an alumnus of Sarah Lawrence College, New York, and George Washington University Law School, Washington, D. C.

Pamela worked as an attorney for the Environmental Protection Agency in Washington, D. C., and for a private law firm in Boston, Mass. Pamela loved her family, politics and the arts and travel. She was always kind and generous to those in need and touched many people’s lives.

Surviving are her husband, Dr. Calvin J. Dysinger, Mountain Top; sons, Christian and Ian Dysinger, Mountain Top; and brother, Michael Williams, Dorset, Vt. Private funeral services will be held later in the year in Maui, Hawaii.

Memorial donations may be made in Pamela’s name to the Reflex Sympatric Dystrophy Syndrome Association (RSDSA), 99 Cherry St., P. O. Box 502, Milford, CT 06460, or by visiting their website at

Arrangements are by Corcoran Funeral Home Inc., Plains Township. Online condolences may be made at

Duane J. Aregood

Fun Loving, Caring Person

Duane J. Aregood, 54, Mountain Top, known as “Bubba” to friends and co-workers, lost his courageous battle to pancreatic cancer on April 25, 2015. He was a very fun-loving, caring person, who always had a way of making everyone smile.

A graduate of Hanover Area High School, Class of 1978, and Ironworker Apprenticeship School, Duane was initiated into the Ironworkers Union on Oct. 1, 1988, was a member of the Local 489 Ironworkers Union and worked for more than 20 years in this profession.

He attended St. Al’s Church on a

regular basis and also served as an usher.

Duane loved camping, fishing, golfing, waxing his vehicles and walking for miles on Mountain Top trails. He got to spend this past winter at his home in Haines City, Fla., where he made new friends who also loved him.

Duane had an amazing outlook on life and his favorite sayings were “One Day At A Time” and “The Sun Will Come Up Tomorrow.”

He was preceded in death by his father, John Aregood, in 1997.

Duane is survived by his loving mother, Martha Aregood and her fiancé, Michael Gayda, Lansford; daughter, Lauren Aregood and her fiancé, Jeremy Leeman, Warrior Run; son, Michael Mergo, New York City; sisters, Pamela J. Aregood, Mountain Top; and Denise Gegaris and her husband, Joseph, Mountain Top; granddaughter, Emma Rose Leeman; and nieces, Carissa Gegaris and Kayla Gegaris. He was extremely loved by his family and will be greatly missed by all. Life will never be the same without him.

Funeral services were held from Lehman Family Funeral Service Inc., Wilkes-Barre.

For additional information, or to view a video tribute to Duane, visit the funeral home website at

Mary Scouten

Allied Services Volunteer

Mary Scouten, 89, Mountain Top, died April 26, 2015, at the Geisinger Wyoming Valley Medical Center.

Born in Sweet Valley, she was a daughter of the late Andrew and Mary (Huspidor) McColation. Mary worked for the RCA Corp. in New Jersey and then in Mountain Top before she retired.

She then spent 20 years as a volunteer at Allied Services. Mary loved music, singing and took an active role in her grandchildren’s activities.

Preceding her in death, in addition to her parents, were her husband, Bert, and a sister, Reba.

Surviving are her children, Burton Scouten and his wife, Jeannette, Mountain Top, Sandra Hanlon and her husband, Matthew, Glen Lyon; grandchildren, Shawn Scouten and his wife, Mary Ann, Lacey Scouten and Crystal Hanlon. Four great-grandchildren also survive.

Funeral services were held at the McCune Funeral Home, 80 S. Mountain Blvd., Mountain Top. Interment followed in Oaklawn Cemetery, Wilkes-Barre.