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September 19, 2018

Francis Vincent "Buck" Campion

Francis Vincent "Buck" Campion

Mount Laffee, Pennsylvania

Francis Vincent "Buck" Campion, 84, of College Station, Texas, formerly of Pottsville and Mount Laffee, died July 15 at home in the presence of his family. Born 1933 in Mount Laffee, he was a son of the late Thomas and Margaret Boran Campion. He was a 1951 graduate from...

Bertha E. Jones

Bertha E. Jones

Lavelle, Pennsylvania

Bertha E. Jones, 86, a former Lavelle resident, passed away Monday at the Mountain View Nursing Center, Coal Township. Born in Lavelle, Sept. 2, 1932, she was a daughter of the late Herman and Lilian Pennypacker Reichwein. She was a graduate of the former Ashland High...

Richard L. Koch

Richard L. Koch

Orwigsburg, Pennsylvania

Richard L. Koch, 83, of Orwigsburg, died Sunday in Lebanon. He was the husband of the late Frances R. Koch, who died in 2016. Born in Orwigsburg, July 1, 1935, Richard was a son of the late C. Richard and Verna A. Hettinge Koch. A 1953 graduate of the former Cressona...

Robert A. Seiberling

Robert A. Seiberling

Pottsville, Pennsylvania

Robert Allen Seiberling, 68, formerly of Pottsville, passed away suddenly at home Saturday morning in Northumberland. Bob was born in Pottsville, July 10, 1950, a son of the late Francis "Cy" and Lillian Seiberling, Pottsville. He was a retired teacher and health care...

September 18, 2018

Maryanne L. Androkitis

Maryanne L. Androkitis

Tamaqua, Pennsylvania

Maryanne L. Androkitis, 81, of Tamaqua, died Monday at home. She was the wife of the late Alphons "Alfy" Androkitis, who died in 1992. Born in Coaldale, Oct. 29, 1936, Maryanne was a daughter of the late Charles and Anna Shimkus Wychulis. A 1954 graduate of Tamaqua Area...

Harry J. Barnes

Harry J. Barnes

Saint Clair, Pennsylvania

Harry J. Barnes, 83, of Saint Clair, passed away Thursday at Lehigh Valley Hospital-Schuylkill E. Norwegian Street. Born in Dieners Hill, July 10, 1935, he was a son of the late Robert and Beatrice Shaffer Barnes. Harry was a graduate of Pottsville Area High School, Class...

Rose Ann B. Bonkowski

Rose Ann B. Bonkowski

Shenandoah, Pennsylvania

Rose Ann B. Kiskierewicz Bonkowski, 88, formerly of West Poplar Street, Shenandoah, currently a resident of the The Birches at the Shenandoah Senior Living Community, passed away peacefully early Sunday morning at the center. Born in Shenandoah, Dec. 26, 1929, she was a...

Louis A. "Louie" DeMarkis

Louis A. "Louie" DeMarkis

Saint Clair, Pennsylvania

Louis A. "Louie" DeMarkis, 88, of East Hancock Street, Saint Clair, died Saturday at Lehigh Valley Hospital-Cedar Crest, Allentown. Born in Saint Clair, Nov. 15, 1929, he was a son of the late Attilio and Rachael Stephen DeMarkis. He retired having worked in the garment...

Harry C. Huntsinger

Harry C. Huntsinger

Valley View, Pennsylvania

Harry C. Huntsinger, 89, of Valley View, passed away Sunday at Geisinger Shamokin Area Community Hospital. He was born in Valley View, a son of the late Robert J. Huntsinger and the late Iva Seitz Huntsinger. He was a 1947 graduate of the former Hegins Township High...

Elaine M. Landers

Elaine M. Landers

Minersville, Pennsylvania

Elaine M. Landers, 79, of Minersville, passed away Saturday surrounded by her family at Orwigsburg Center. Born in Doylestown, she was a daughter of the late Harry and Lillian Clark Hamilton. She attended Central Bucks County schools. She was preceded in death by her...

Phyllis Martin

Phyllis Martin

Pottsville, Pennsylvania

Phyllis Martin, 92, of Pottsville, died Sunday at Lehigh Valley Hospital-Schuylkill E. Norwegian Street. She was born May 25, 1926, in London, England. She was preceded in death by her husband, Elvin Martin; a son, Brian Martin. Surviving are 12 children, Charles...

Charles A. "Chick" Tamburelli

Charles A. "Chick" Tamburelli

Seltzer, Pennsylvania

Charles A. "Chick" Tamburelli, 86, of Seltzer, passed away Sunday at Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center. Charles was born in Pottsville, Sept. 2, 1932, a son of the late Charles and Elizabeth Long Tamburelli. He was the husband of 59 years to Mary J. Martinko...

Ralph C. Zilker

Ralph C. Zilker

Mahanoy City, Pennsylvania

Ralph C. Zilker, 75, of Mahanoy City, died Sunday at his home. Born at the former Locust Mountain Hospital, he was a son of the late Leon P. Sr. and Florence Stefanowicz Zilker. He was a 1962 graduate of Mahanoy Area High School and was a proud Army veteran, serving three...

September 17, 2018

Rose Ann B. Bonkowski

Rose Ann B. Bonkowski

Shenandoah, Pennsylvania

Rose Ann B. Kiskierewicz Bonkowski, 88, formerly of West Poplar Street, Shenandoah, currently a resident of the The Birches at the Shenandoah Senior Living Community, passed away peacefully early Sunday morning at the center. Arrangements will be announced upon completion by...

Mildred J. Stripe

Mildred J. Stripe

Cressona, Pennsylvania

Mildred J. Stripe, 81, formerly of Cressona and Orwigsburg, died Sunday at Seton Manor Inc., Orwigsburg. Mildred was born in Union Township, Oct. 17, 1936, a daughter of the late Josephine S. Heverling and Charles H. Ritz. She attended Bethany Christian Fellowship E.C.,...

Barbara A. Williamson

Barbara A. Williamson

Delano, Pennsylvania

Barbara A. Williamson, 95, of Delano, passed away Friday evening at her home. Born in the Village of St. Nicholas, she was a daughter of the late James and Margaret Johns Gallagher. She was a 1941 graduate of Mahanoy Township High School and had been employed by City...

September 16, 2018

Catherine J. Nester

Catherine J. Nester

New Ringgold, Pennsylvania

Catherine J. Blankenhorn Nester, 81, of New Ringgold, went home to be with Jesus Christ, her Lord and Savior, on Thursday evening. Born July 13, 1937, in Schuylkill Haven, she was a daughter of the late Alice Long and Irvin Blankenhorn Sr. Her husband of 44 years, Ray A....

John C. Quattrociocchi

John C. Quattrociocchi

Pottsville, Pennsylvania

John C. Quattrociocchi, 81, of Pottsville, passed away Wednesday morning. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Monday at Lord-Bixler Funeral Home Inc. A viewing will be held at 10 a.m. in the funeral home until the time of service. Interment will be private at the...

September 15, 2018

Sandra Elaine Lehr

Sandra Elaine Lehr

Pine Grove, Pennsylvania

Sandra Elaine Lehr, 69, passed away in the Reading Hospital on Aug. 27 at 6 p.m. Sandra was born March 14, 1949, in Pine Grove, to the late Arthur and Ethel Hoy Lehr. She graduated from Pine Grove High School in 1967, Susquehanna University with a bachelor's of philosophy in...

Ann C. Smith

Ann C. Smith

Pottsville, Pennsylvania

Ann C. Smith, 97, of Pottstown, formerly of Pottsville, passed away Tuesday at Manatawny Manor, Pottstown. She was born Oct. 11, 1920, in Black Heath. She was a daughter of the late Michael and Pearl Urban Catchmark. She was the wife of the late John A. Smetona, who loved...

Richard C. Stabingas

Richard C. Stabingas

Schuylkill Haven, Pennsylvania

Richard C. Stabingas, 70, of Schuylkill Haven, passed away Thursday. Born in Pottsville, Jan. 26, 1948, he was a son of the late George and Nellie Brillius Stabingas. In addition to his parents, Richard was preceded in death by his brother, Robert G. Stabingas; nephew, Todd...

Dianne C. Wetzel

Dianne C. Wetzel

Pottsville, Pennsylvania

Dianne C. Wetzel, 76, of East Haddam, Conn., passed away Aug. 28 at her residence. She was the wife of Billy Wetzel, who passed away in 2010, and mother of Brian Wetzel, who passed away in 2010. Dianne was born in Pottsville, April 3, 1942, to the late Alfred and Esther...

Thomas Brooks Wheeler

Thomas Brooks Wheeler

Orwigsburg, Pennsylvania

Thomas Brooks Wheeler, M.D., 69, of Orwigsburg, passed away Tuesday at Lehigh Valley Hospital-Cedar Crest, Allentown. Born in St. Louis, Mo., March 16, 1949, he was a son of the late Paul L. and Elizabeth T. Wheeler. Tom graduated from Bowdoin College, Maine,where he was a...

September 14, 2018

Adele T. Baddick

Adele T. Baddick

Maryd, Pennsylvania

Adele T. Baddick, of MaryD, passed away peacefully Saturday at Lehigh Valley Hospital, Salisbury Township, at the age of 93. Born Sept. 10, 1924, in MaryD, she was a daughter of the late Andrew and Mary Shandrowski Novitsky. She was also preceded in death by sisters, Mary...

Lucy P. Ciotti

Lucy P. Ciotti

Minersville, Pennsylvania

Lucy P. Ciotti, 75, of Minersville, passed away Tuesday at Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center, Hershey. Born in Minersville, Lucy was a daughter of the late Constantino and Lena Sanza Pizzico. She was a 1961 graduate of Minersville Area High School. Her first job,...

Mildred E. Kennedy

Mildred E. Kennedy

Gordon, Pennsylvania

Mildred E. Kennedy, 95, a former Gordon resident, passed away Tuesday at Providence Place, Pottsville. Born in Putnam, Conn., Dec. 4, 1922, she was a daughter of the late William and Edna Dietz Schauer. She was a graduate of Vineland High School, Class of 1940. Mildred was...

Michael M. Puglia Jr.

Michael M. Puglia Jr.

Tilden Township, Pennsylvania

Michael M. Puglia Jr., 70, of Tilden Township, passed away Wednesday at his residence. Born in Ashland, he was a son of the late Michael M. Sr. and Mary M. Fickes Puglia. He was the husband of Eileen J. Hosking Puglia. They were married July 14, 1984, and celebrated 34...

John C. Quattrociocchi

John C. Quattrociocchi

Pottsville, Pennsylvania

John C. Quattrociocchi, 81, of Pottsville, passed away Wednesday morning at his residence. Born in Pottsville, Aug. 27, 1937, he was a son of the late Frank and Gertrude Drenth Quattrociocchi. He was a member of St. Patrick Roman Catholic Church, Pottsville. John was a...

Angela Geschwindt Ruffner

Angela Geschwindt Ruffner

Schuylkill Haven, Pennsylvania

Angela Geschwindt Ruffner went with God on Monday morning. She was born Oct. 15, 1970, in Pottsville. She attended Schuylkill Haven schools and received her LPN from Vo-Tech in Frackville. Angela is survived by her mother, Peggy Stubrich Zechman, Schuylkill Haven; father,...

Thomas B. Wheeler

Thomas B. Wheeler

Orwigsburg, Pennsylvania

Thomas B. Wheeler, 69, of Orwigsburg, passed away Tuesday at Lehigh Valley Hospital, Allentown. A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Monday at St. John's United Church of Christ, Orwigsburg. A visitation will be held from 10 to 11 a.m. Hamilton-Breiner Funeral Home &...

Margaret "Peggy" Witkoski

Margaret "Peggy" Witkoski

Frackville, Pennsylvania

Margaret "Peggy" Witkoski, 71, of Frackville, went to the Lord on Wednesday. Born and raised in Shenandoah, she was a daughter of the late James and Irene Balaschak Witkoski. She was a 1964 graduate of the former J.W. Cooper High School, Shenandoah. She is survived by her...

Eileen A. Wylonis

Eileen A. Wylonis

Shenandoah, Pennsylvania

Eileen A. Wylonis, RN, 79, of Shenandoah Senior Living Community, formerly of West Coal Street, Shenandoah, passed away Wednesday at Shenandoah Senior Living Community. Born June 5, 1939, in Shenandoah, she was a daughter of the late Clarence and Anna Romanchick...

September 13, 2018

Robert A. Anuscavage

Robert A. Anuscavage

Shenandoah, Pennsylvania

Robert A. Anuscavage, 38, of 529 W. Penn St., Shenandoah, passed away Tuesday at his home. Born Dec. 14, 1979, in Shenandoah, he was a son of the late Anthony R. "Bimbo" Anuscavage and his surviving mother, Maria Curreli Anuscavage. He was a 1997 graduate of Shenandoah...

George Andrew Budihas

George Andrew Budihas

Delano, Pennsylvania

George Andrew Budihas, 44, of Delano, passed away Tuesday at his residence. George was born in Philadelphia, April 17, 1974, a son of the late George and Joan Wyatt Budihas. He graduated from Tamaqua High School, Class of 1992, and was a maintenance technician at Reynolds,...

Florence M. Dross

Florence M. Dross

Shenandoah, Pennsylvania

Florence M. Grzybowski Dross, 90, a resident of Shenandoah, passed away at the home of her son, Michael, on Tuesday. Born March 15, 1928, in Shenandoah, she was a daughter of the late Joseph and Helen Scislowicz Grzybowski. She worked for the former Martin Shirt Co.,...

Alice Kay Gonder Freeman

Alice Kay Gonder Freeman

Pitman, Pennsylvania

Alice Kay Gonder Freeman, 76, a resident of Davidsonville, Md., for 43 years died Sept. 1 at her home. A service will be held at Zion E.C. Church, 247 Zion Church Road, Pitman, on Saturday from 10 a.m. until her funeral service begins at noon. Interment will immediately...

Angela Geschwindt Ruffner

Angela Geschwindt Ruffner

Pottsville, Pennsylvania

Angela Geschwindt Ruffner went with God on Monday morning. She was born Oct. 15, 1970, in Pottsville. She attended Schuylkill Haven schools and received her LPN from Vo-Tech in Frackville. Angela is survived by her mother, Peggy Stubrich Zechman, Schuylkill Haven; father,...

Phyllis "Felicia" Witkowski

Phyllis "Felicia" Witkowski

Schuylkill Haven, Pennsylvania

Phyllis "Felicia" Witkowski, 82, formerly of Schuylkill Haven, passed away at American House Senior Living Center, Estero, Fla., on Sept. 5 of a broken heart and now is reunited with the love of her life, her husband, Leonard Witkowski. Their devoted love and commitment to...

September 12, 2018

Faye Mildred Achenbach

Faye Mildred Achenbach

Pine Grove, Pennsylvania

Faye Mildred Achenbach, Mountain Home, Idaho, died Saturday at her home. She was 88. She was born Sept. 7, 1930, in Pine Grove, to Esther and Frederic Stupp, where she attended Pine Grove Elementary School and High School. She later obtained her Pennsylvania Insurance...

The Rev. Michael E. Ahrensfield

The Rev. Michael E. Ahrensfield

Lehighton, Pennsylvania

The Rev. Michael E. Ahrensfield, pastor, Ss. Peter and Paul Church, Lehighton, died at his residence on Monday. He was 64 years of age. Born in Orwigsburg, Father Ahrensfield was a son of Geneieve C. Fishola Ahrensfield and the late Deacon William L. Ahrensfield. In addition...

Robert E. Ames

Robert E. Ames

Coaldale, Pennsylvania

Robert E. Ames, 69, of Coaldale, died peacefully at home surrounded by family and dear friends on Tuesday. Robert was born in Coaldale, Jan. 5, 1949, a son of the late Vernon O. and Nancy J. Carr Ames. He graduated from Panther Valley High School in 1966, Keystone Junior...

Marlin Eugene "Mike" Dietrich

Marlin Eugene "Mike" Dietrich

Hegins, Pennsylvania

Marlin Eugene "Mike" Dietrich, 77, of Catawissa, passed away peacefully after a short battle with myelodysplastic syndrome Tuesday at home surrounded by his loving family. Born March 25, 1941, in Hegins, he was a son of the late George and Mary Maurer Dietrich. He attended...

Kurt J. Waskow

Kurt J. Waskow

Ashland, Pennsylvania

Kurt J. Waskow, 69, of Ashland, passed away Monday at Geisinger Medical Center, Danville. Born in Ashland, Oct. 25, 1948, he was a son of the late William A. and Gracemarie Shadle Waskow. He graduated from North Schuylkill High School, Class of 1969. Kurt was a member of...

Carl J. "Rock" Zehner

Carl J. "Rock" Zehner

Orwigsburg, Pennsylvania

Carl J. "Rock" Zehner, 61, of Orwigsburg, passed away Sunday at his residence. He was born in Pottsville, June 30, 1957, a son of Rachel E. Seidel Zehner, Orwigsburg, and the late Russell G. Zehner. Rock graduated from Blue Mountain High School in 1975. He was active in...

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