Tuesday, January 10, 2017

Schuylkill County Obituaries for 01/10/17

Schuylkill County Obituaries for 01/10/17

James “Jimmer” H. Lynch, 66, of St. Clair, died Tuesday at his residence.

Born in Pottsville, December 20, 1950, He was the son of the late James and Helen (Burns) Lynch.

An avid sports fan, he was a 1968 graduate of St. Clair High School where he lettered in football, basketball and baseball. He was a PIAA referee for 25 years.

Jimmer retired from the Ashland Foundry working for 28 years.

He was a member of St. Clare of Assisi Roman Catholic Church, St. Clair.

Surviving are his wife of Carolyn Lynch of Pottsville , a loving father to his sons, 2 sisters Midge Umbenhaur and her husband William of St. Clair, Peggy Leoni and her husband Joseph of Wyomissing, nieces and nephews.

Memorial Service will be held at 7:30 PM Friday from the Bruce T. Hart Funeral Home, 110 North Second Street St. Clair. The Rev. Msgr. William F. Glosser will be officiating. Friends may call from 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM Friday at the Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the St. Clair Little League, P.O. Box 22, St. Clair, PA 17970.

Internment will be private at the convenience of the family.

Bruce T. Hart Funeral Home, St. Clair, is in charge of arrangements. Condolences can be sent to http://www.brucethartfuneralhome.com


Martha M Kutz, 91, of Old Forge Rd., Pine Grove, passed away on Monday, January 9, 2017 at home surrounded by her family.

Born on July 15, 1925 in Swopes Valley, Pine Grove Twp., she was a daughter of the late Robert L. Sr. and Mollie SattizahnWolfe.

She was a member of the Schuylkill Church of the Brethren, Pine Grove and attended God's Missionary Church, Lebanon.

Martha was very proud of her Pennsylvania Dutch Heritage and enjoyed listening to southern gospel music.

Preceding her in death were her husband of 57 years, Amos L. Kutz on May 16, 2003; seven brothers, Mark, Adam, Paul E., Sr., Walter, Robert Jr., Samuel M. Sr. and Daniel Wolfe; three sisters, Eva Wambaugh, Edna Wolfe and Mary Brown.

Surviving are two daughters; Nancy, wife of Ronald Kocher of Lebanon, Anna Mae Wenger of Friedensburg; five sons, Rev. Amos and wife Lisa Kutz of Christiansburg, VA, Rev. Mark and wife Harriet Kutz of Lebanon, Larry Kutz, Luke and wife Denise Kutz and John Kutz, all of Pine Grove; 13 grandchildren; 13 great grandchildren; two brothers, David Wolfe and Joseph Wolfe; a sister, Molly Daubert, all of Pine Grove, nieces and nephews.

Funeral Services will be held on Friday, January 13, 2017 at 10:00 A.M. from God's Missionary Church, 2127 Hill St., Lebanon with Pastor Alan Walter officiating. There will be a viewing on Thursday, January 12, 2017 from 6:30 P.M.-9:00 P.M. at the H. L. Snyder Funeral Home, Inc., Pine Grove and on Friday, January 13, 2017 from 9:00 A.M. until time of service at the Church. Interment will follow in the Schuylkill Church of the Brethren Cemetery, Pine Grove.

In lieu of flowers, the family would prefer contributions be made to God's Missionary Church, 2127 Hill St. Lebanon, Pa. 17046 in her memory.

You may send condolences online to the family at our website www.hlsnyderfuneralhome.com


Pearl L. Pearson, 93, of Tower City passed away Monday, January 9th at Heritage Mill Personal Care Home, Tower City.

Born in Schuylkill Haven, July 14, 1923, a daughter of the late Roy and Helen Drey Frantz.

Pearl was a member of the Muir Foursquare Gospel Church, where was a former Sunday school teacher and deaconess. She was currently attending Calvary Independent Church, Lykens.

Pearl was a wonderful wife, mother and grandmother. She was a true spiritual leader for her family, church and community. She will be deeply missed.

She was predeceased by her husband Robert Sr., 2008; a son Robert Jr., 2013; two sisters, Rydell Frantz and Lorraine Schylaske.

Surviving are her daughter, Carol Shadle and her husband Ken, Tower City; a daughter-in-law, Robyn Pearson, Williamstown; five grandchildren, Kristi Peterson, Kenny Shadle, Matthew Pearson, Megan Camilli and Marcy Pendleton; thirteen great grandchildren; two brothers, Roy and Terry Frantz both of Williamstown. Nieces and nephews.

Funeral Services will be held Friday, January 13th at 2:00 pm from the Chapel of the Dimon Funeral Home Inc., Tower City with Pastors Robert Straub and Annette Shutt. Burial will be in the Fairview Cemetery, Williamstown. Viewing will be from 1-2 at the chapel. Memorial donations in Pearls name should be made to Calvary Independent Church, 6300 State Rte. 209 Lykens PA 17048 or Calvary United Methodist Church, 519 Pottsville Street, Wiconisco PA 17097. To sign the guest book visit www.dimonfuneralhome.com