Viola C. Michels(1909 - 2013)

Viola C. Michels of Falls, formerly of Angola, N.Y., died Monday, July 1, 2013, in Geisinger Wyoming Valley.
She was born in West Seneca, N.Y., on April 5, 1909, daughter of the late Edward and Caroline Schneemann Bauer.
Viola was an active member of the Church of the Holy Redeemer, Corpus Christi Parish, in Harding and a member of the Pittston Senior Citizens Center.
She was preceded in death by her husband Matthew J. Michels, son Matthew E. Michels, daughter Geraldine Jones and a sister Louella Bauer.
Surviving are daughters: Carolyn Smith of Falls, and Sandra Mayer and husband Thomas of Derby, N.Y.; 13 grandchildren, 23 great grandchildren and nine great great grandchildren.
Funeral Mass was held on Thursday morning, July 4, from the Church of the Holy Redeemer Corpus Christi Parish in Harding with Monsignor John J. Sempa.
Arrangements by the Sheldon-Kukuchka Funeral Home Inc., 73 W. Tioga St., Tunkhannock. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Church of the Holy Redeemer, 2435 Route 92, Falls, PA 18616. Online condolences may be sent to the family at

Funeral Home

Sheldon - Kukuchka Funeral Home - Tunkhannock
73 West Tioga Street  Tunkhannock, PA 18657

Published in The Wyoming County Examiner from July 10 to July 16, 2013