Thursday, November 17, 2016

Schuylkill County Obituaries for 11/18/16

Schuylkill County Obituaries for 11/18/16

Betty Jane Hoffman, mother, and grandmother, 91 years of age of West Philips Streer, Coaldale, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, November 16, 2016, at St. Luke's Miners Memorial Medical Center in Coaldale.

Widow of George Samuel Hoffman who passed away on June 2, 2004, she is survived by; daughter, Mrs. Brenda Lund of Phoenix, AZ; sons, Dr. George S. Hoffman and his wife Chiyoko of Beaumont, TX, Kenneth R. Hoffman and his wife Marlene of Tamaqua, and David W. Hoffman and his wife Perilyn of Basking Ridge, NJ.; 7 grand children; 3 great grand children.

Retired from I.C.I of Reynolds, after twenty plus years of service, Betty was a member of the First Congregational Church of Coaldale. She enjoyed crocheting, and knitting.

Born Saturday, January 31, 1925 in Reading the daughter of the late Lewis N., and Ethel (Becker) Brode. She was also predeceased by a sister, Mrs. Dorothy Davison; brother, Mr. Robert Brode.

Funeral Arrangements have been entrusted to the E. Franklin Griffiths Funeral Home & Cremation Services of 655 East Broad Street Tamaqua, Pennsylvania 18252. (570) 668-2550

Funeral Service's will be held at 11 o'clock AM on Monday November 21, 2016 from the funeral home, Rev., Dr. Wayne E. Bennack to officiate. Friends shall be received on the morning of services from 9:30 A.M. until time of services.

Interment will be in Sky- View Memorial Park, Tamaqua.

Memorials in her name to:
Tamaqua/Carbon American Cancer Society
101 West Frack Street
Frackville, Pa. 17931

Online condolences may be made


Brianna Faith Croneberger was born sleeping November 15th at Geisinger Medical Center, Danville.

She was a daughter of Pamela Bixler and Bradley Croneberger, Valley View.

She was preceded in death by an infant sister, Bailey Rose Croneberger, and great-grandparents, Kenneth and Betty Laubenstine, Robert Bixler and Donald Haak.

In addition to her parents, Bailey is survived by a brother, Bradley Croneberger II; grandparents, Bruce and Beth Croneberger, Harold "Pete" Bixler and Laurie Brininger and Judy Bixler and Shane Wetzel; great-grandparents, Bruce and Shirley Croneberger, Stella Bixler and Shirley Haak; aunts and uncles, Bruce and Erika Croneberger, Kurt and Brooke Sims and Jeremey Wetzel; cousins, Brayden and Elijah Croneberger and Remington and Madilyn Sims.

A funeral service will be held at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at Ebling-Stabingas Funeral Home, Cressona. A visitation will be from 9:30 a.m. until the time of the service at the funeral home. Interment will be private at the family's convenience.

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