Sophia "Sue" Korab

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Dimon Funeral Homes Inc
644 E Grand Ave
Tower City, PA
Monday, Apr. 15, 2019
9:30 AM - 10:30 AM
Dimon Funeral Homes Inc
644 E Grand Ave
Tower City, PA 17980
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Mass of Christian Burial
Monday, Apr. 15, 2019
11:00 AM
Ss. Peter and Paul Chapel
Tower City, PA
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Sophia "Sue" Korab, 98, of Tower City, passed away peacefully Tuesday morning at her home.

Born in Coaldale, Dauphin County, March 1, 1921, she was a daughter of the late Wasel Charles and Mary Davhulich Runchock.

Sue was a retired seamstress from the garment industry.

She was a member of Ss. Peter and Paul Catholic Chapel, Tower City, and the Catholic women's club. She was also a member of the Linglestown American Legion Auxiliary and the ILGWU.

Sue was recently honored this past summer by the Tower City-Porter Township Sesquicentennial as the oldest resident in the community, she enjoyed being in the parade.

She loved being surrounded by her family and will be deeply missed. She enjoyed cooking and baking for family and friends.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Joseph, in 1993; sisters, Anna Panikarchuk, Mary Buren, and Julia Weiser; brother, Charles Runchock.

Surviving are her three children, John J. Korab, Rose Mary Reiner and her husband, Larry, and Joan "Dea" Reinohel and her husband, Dennis, all of Tower City; six grandchildren, Susan, John, Nancy and Jane Korab, Larry Reiner and Denise Smeltz; nine great-grandchildren, Delaney, Sydney, Kylie, Kayla, Dustin, Sierra, Tyler, Hayle and Montana; three great-grandchildren, Savannah, Hadleigh and Adelyn; nieces and nephews.

The family would like to thank Julie, Cara, Niki, Cindy and Maryann for the excellent care they took of their mother these past few years.

Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11 a.m. Monday, April 15, at Ss. Peter and Paul Chapel, Tower City, with the Rev. Jason Stokes as celebrant. Burial will be in Sacred Heart Cemetery, Williamstown. Viewing will be from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. at the Chapel of Dimon Funeral Home Inc., Tower City. In lieu of flowers, donations should be made to Most Blessed Trinity Catholic Church, 113 Cherry St., Tremont, PA 17981. To sign the guest book, visit

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Published in Republican & Herald on Apr. 10, 2019
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