Thomas S. Ziemba

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COAL TOWNSHIP — Thomas S. Ziemba, 90, of Coal Township, passed away Thursday, July 31, 2014, at his residence.

He was born in Shamokin, Sept. 7, 1923, a of the late John and Mary (Krokoski) Ziemba.

He attended St. Stanislaus School.

He was married to Wanda Snyder Tobias.

He was formerly employed by the F&S Brewery, Shamokin, Northumberland County Weatherization, and last as a voting technician for Northumberland County.

He was a life member of the East End Fire Company and the Lithuanian Club. He enjoyed woodworking, crafts, traveling, playing cards and horseshoes and camping at Ideal Park in Slabtown. He enjoyed spending time with his family and friends and was known to them as the "Big Kahuna."

In addition to his wife, he is survived by a daughter, Judy Krepshaw and her husband, Barry; a son, Thomas "Tim" Ziemba and his wife, Doris; two stepsons, Kerry Tobias and Todd Tobias and his fiance, Christy Schankweiler; eight grandchildren, Denise Metzger and her husband, John, Karen Hockenbroch and her husband, Kerry, Brenda Heitzman, Susan Krepshaw, Curt Heitzman, Thomas Ziemba and his wife, Pam, Christine Ziemba and Taylor Tobias; several great-grandchildren; a great-great-grandchild, Luken Greco; four sisters, Jean Posipanko, of Lancaster, Marcella Andrukanis, of Reading, Marie Manney, of North Brunswick, N.J., and Florence Yeager, of Sunbury, and several nieces and nephews.

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ZIEMBA — Thomas S. Ziemba, 90, of Coal Township. The funeral service is private. Arrangements are by the Jerre Wirt Blank Funeral Home, 395 State St., Sunbury.
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Published in The News Item on Aug. 2, 2014