Dr. J. M. Della Croce, new Freeland dentist, 1925 ad


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History of Freeland, Pa.
Dentists, 20th-21st century

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  • Dentists, from memory and ads
  • Dentists listed in directories, 1900-1940
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DENTISTS


Dr. John J. Brady, Jr. (DDS) - 600 Centre St.

Dr. John B. Della Croce (Penn State 1951; DDS, Temple University School of Dentistry 1955) - 462 Centre St., just below South St.; later at 450 Washington St. (From Dr. Jack Della Croce: My father John B. Della Croce worked with his father Joseph M. Della Croce above Amentler's Bar (now Sorrento's Pizza is in that building). In 1968, he (John B.) moved to 450 Washington Street. I (John J.) joined him in practice in 1981. I purchased and razed the John L. McGraw funeral home building in 1983; purchased and razed the DeFalco building in 2005.)

Dr. Joseph M. Della Croce receipt, 1931 Dr. Joseph M. Della Croce - First at 521 Centre St., later at 462 Centre St. (DDS, Temple University School of Dentistry 1925) The ad at top left of this page comes from Ed Merrick. Oscar Polakoff had just had a new building built for his Paris Store at 521 Centre, and he rented space there to Dr. Della Croce. Later that building would become Racusin's. The receipt at right was written to Mrs. Yanochko in 1931 for a payment to Dr. Della Croce.


Dr. John J. Della Croce (DMD, King's College 1977, Temple University School of Dentistry 1981) - 450 Washington St.

Dr. Joseph M. Della Croce - 462 Centre St., Rosenthal Bldg., Centre and South Sts. (from Billy Kuklis, 1932 FPD Ball program)

Dr. Joseph M. Della Croce (DDS, Temple University School of Dentistry 1964) - 458 Centre St.

Dr. Melissa B. Della Croce (DMD, King's College 2002, Temple University School of Dentistry 2006) - 450 Washington St.

Dr. Joseph A. Donato (DDS) - 617 Centre St.

Dr. Maurice Gauz, dentist- 523 Centre St.

Dr. Samuel Hess - 923 Centre St., dentist (1910, 1920, 1930 Censuses)

Drs. Reynold and Malcolm Hoch, dentists - 636 Centre St. (From Pat Ferko Miller: They did the exams for the DCM School.)

Dr. William J. McHugh - 602 Centre St., dentist

Dr. D. Emil Soltis, dentist - 420 Johnson St. ('51 Minamek , from Ed Merrick)

Dr. Margaret Soltis, dentist - (From Dr. Jack Della Croce: Please list Dr. Margaret Soltis as the first female dentist to practice in Freeland. She was in practice with her husband Emil.)

Dr. Maria J. Tacelosky (DDS) - 617 Centre St.

Dr. Michael Timko Balon building, Centre St. Dentist (1957 ad)

Dr. Lester P. Trevaskis, dentist - 608 Centre St.

Dr. Ambrose A. Whalen - 529 Front St. (from Ed Merrick, 1939 ad)




Dentists listed in directories and maps, 1900-1940

1900-1901 city directory
Dentists in business listings:
Garrison, Dr. W. J., physician and dentist
Hess, S. S., dentist, 37 Centre
Maley, N., dentist, Centre

1912 telephone directory
Dentists in general listings:
Hess Dr S S, Dentist Centre
Kernan Dr F X, Dentist Star Theatre Bldg

1917 telephone directory
Dentists in general listings:
Hess, S. S. - 636 Centre
Kernan, F. X. - Refowich Bl.
Maley, N., Dentist - Koons Bl.

1921-1922 city directory
Dentists in business listings:
Dunphy, Patrick H. Birkbeck Bldg.
Hell, Samuel S. First National Bank Bldg.
Trevaskis, Lester P. 512 Centre
Whalen, Ambrose A. Refowich Bldg.

1928-1929 city directory
Dentists in business listings:
Della Croce, Joseph M. - Pollakoff Bldg., 521 Center
Hess, Samuel S. - 636 Center
Hoch, O. Reynolds - 636 Center
McHugh, William J. - K of C Bldg., 602 Center
Trevaskis, Lester P. - 608 Center

1940 city directory
Dentists in business listings:
DellaCroce, Jos. M. - 462-1/2 Centre
Dunphy, Patk. H. V. - 722 Centre
Gauz, Maurice J. - 523 Centre
McHugh, Wm. J. - 602 Centre
Soltis, Emil D. - 536 Centre
Trevaskis, Lester P. - 608 Centre
Whalen, Ambrose A. - 529 Front



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