THIS PAGE IS DEDICATED TO THOSE WHO HAVE LEFT US, IT IS BECAUSE OF THEM WE DO YOUTH FOOTBALL, THEY MADE YOUTH FOOTBALL WHAT WE WANT TO DO.
WEST SCRANTON FALCONS C TEAM PLAYER TAEVON MILES "TATER"
Died in a fire with his brother, Michael, in July 2009. He was 9 years old, his brother was 10.
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BLUE RIDGE TRIPLETS  ZACK PRUITT.  ZACH WAS KILLED IN A TRAGIC ACCIDENT ON JULY 17TH, 2002 AT THE AGE OF 13.
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ROBBIE DAVIS, 14 YEARS OLD, A TEAM FOOTBALL PLAYER OF THE WILKES-BARRE BEARS.
Died March 26, 2010 in an accident while riding his bike.
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Walter Venesky of North Scranton died Sunday 11/10/13. Walter was a North Scranton Vikings Junior Football coach and officer for 22 years and has the Walter Venesky Award for youth coaching in recognition of a youth sports coach who makes an impact on the future by nurturing self-esteem and development of athletes named after him and which he was a recipient of in March.
STEPHEN LEBRON, A 14 YEAR OLD MEMBER OF THE NORTH SCRANTON VIKINGS, WAS KILLED IN A CAR ACCIDENT  ON THE NORTH SCRANTON EXPRESSWAY. HIS SISTER, FATIMA WAS ALSO KILLED.
Kathy Martin, 58, a lifelong resident of West Scranton, died Thursday evening under the care of the VNA Hospice Unit at Geisinger Community Medical Center in Scranton. She is survived by her beloved husband, Ken Martin.

With her husband serving as president, Kathy volunteered with the West Scranton Falcons football program for 25 years, helping raise money by running the concession stands, organizing dances and doing anything that needed to be done to support her husband, the program at large, but most importantly, to provide for the children of the West Side Falcons and give them the best experience possible.


Published in Scranton Times on Mar. 9, 2014