Dr. Thomas J. (Tim) Rushton, 73, former superintendent of the Wilkes-Barre Area School District, passed away Feb. 10, 2017, at Geisinger Wyoming Valley Medical Center, Plains Township. Surviving is his wife of 52 years, Joanne (Baron). There will be no viewing hours and a private memorial service will be held for family members. Arrangements by Kiesinger Funeral Services Inc., 255 McAlpine St., Duryea.