October 18, 2013
Russell V. Shekalus, 66, of Miami, Fla., died Friday at Jackson South Community Hospital, Miami.
He was born in Pottsville and graduated from Minersville Area High School and Penn State University
. He was employed by PennDOT until his retirement.
Surviving are his wife, the former Carol Hoskins; sister-in-law, Phyllis Haeckel, Orange, Conn.; brother-in-law, John Hoskins, Murells Inlet, S.C.; brother, Randall Shekalus, Virginia Beach, Va.; sister, Joann Beach, Llewellyn; nieces and nephews; great-nieces and great-nephews; godson, Scott Meyers, Guilford, Conn.; goddaughter, Carol Shaffstall, Harrisburg; and his beloved pets.
There are no memorial services scheduled. Stanfill Funeral Homes, Miami, is in charge.