Friday, March 31, 2017

Schuylkill County Obituaries for 03/31/2017

Schuylkill County Obituaries for 03/31/2017

Marjorie R. Rohart, 94 years of age, formerly of Williamsport Pennsylvania passed away on Thursday, March 30, 2017, at Providence Place in Pottsville, Pennsylvania.

Widow of Charles W. Rohart, Sr., she is survived by; son, Charles W. Rohart and his wife Kristine of Barnesville; grand children Mia Rohart, and Lydia Stefanik; great grand children, A.J., and Emee.

Born Saturday, December 23, 1922 in Sand Ridge, Pennsylvania the daughter of the late Harry, and Zelma (Treasure) Cowher. Marjorie, was also predeceased by; daughters, Janice Gonzales, Patricia McCormack; sisters, Virginia, Jean, Becky, Mary Lou; brother Thomas Cowher.

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

Graveside Services' will be held on Wednesday April 5, 2017 at 1 o'clock P.M. at Messiah Baptist Church Cemetery, Kylerstown, Pennsylvania, Rev. Earl Shawley to officiate.

Online condolences may be made to the family at

Pamlan L (Greb) Brown, age 74, formerly of Blakeslee, died Friday, March 31, 2017, at Hometown Nursing & Rehabilitation Ctr., Hometown.

She was Catholic by faith.

Pamlan was a W. Scranton High School graduate and she earned an Associate's degree in Accounting from the University of Scranton.

She was a bookkeeper and a church pianist.

Born in Shamokin on February 4, 1943, she was the daughter of the late Edmund and Stephanie Greb.

She is survived by her
Michael E Brown of Kelayres;

Diane Greb of Scranton;

Three Grandchildren,
Samantha, Summer and Michael;

One Great-Grandchild,

She was preceded in death by her brother, Barry Greb.

Private Arrangements have been entrusted to the E. Franklin Griffiths Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Inc., 655 East Broad Street Tamaqua, Pa.

Online Registry and Condolences may be signed at


Rita Matsko, age 86, of Mechanicsville passed away Tuesday, March 28th, 2017 at Lehigh Valley Health Network, Schuylkill East in Pottsville.

Born in New Philadelphia, PA on January 18, 1931,she was the daughter of the late Joseph and Helen (Yurkunski) Mickonis.

Rita was a graduate of Blythe Township High School,Class of 1949. She worked in the Garment and Retail Industry most of her life.

Rita was a member of the St. Stephen Roman Catholic Church in Port Carbon, the President of the Sacred Heart Sodality in New Phila, Vice President of the Mechanicsville Hose Company Auxiliary, Co-Chairman and Secretary of the Blythe Township Alumni Association, a member of the St. Stephen's Church choir, and Rita volunteered at the Good Samaritan Hospital, the St. Stephen's church and school and the Nativity BVM High School.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by 3 brothers: Joseph, Bernard, and Robert Mickonis, and 2 sisters:

Eva Poole and Emily Hostina.

Rita is survived by her husband of 62 years Joseph Matsko, Mechanicsville; son Joel Matsko and his wife Cheryl, Mahanoy City; daughter Rene Petruny and her husband Michael, Allentown; son Eric Matsko and his wife Helen, Charleston, SC; 5 grandchildren: Kendra and Morgan Petruny and Andrew, Rebecca, and Alexa Matsko; 2 step grandchildren: Nicole and Matt Brouse; 2 step great-grandchildren: Lindsay and Logan Brouse; sister Eleanor Krull, New Philadelphia; brother Gregory Mickonis, New Philadelphia; and nieces and nephews.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at St. Stephen Roman Catholic Church in PortCarbon at 12PM on Saturday, April 1st, with Msgr William Glosser officiating.

Interment will be held in the Sacred Heart Cemetery New Philadelphia, PA.

Relatives and Friends are invited to a viewing on Saturday 10:30am-12pm at St. Stephen Roman Catholic Church.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to St. Stephen's Church Memorial Fund 218 Valley Street, Port
Carbon, PA 17965.

The Robert A Evans Jr Funeral Home 208 Pike Street, Port Carbon is in charge of arrangements. Please send condolences to

Florence E. Davis, 89, lifelong resident of Frackville, died peacefully Tuesday evening at Lehigh Valley Hospital Schuylkill East, Pottsville.

Born in Frackville, she was a daughter of the late Joseph and Mary Kudlick Sincavage. She was a member of St. Peter’s UCC, Frackville. She enjoyed sewing and quilting.

Florence was preceded in death by her husband Raymond R. Davis Jr.; her grandson Kenny Mentusky and her sister Patricia Birmingham.

She is survived by her two daughters: Joanne and her husband Thomas Curry, Boca Raton, FL and Elaine and her husband Kenneth Mentusky, Weston Place; a brother Russell Sincavage, Big Mine Run; a sister Violet Davis, New Jersey; her grandchildren Mark and his wife Kim Mentusky, Jennifer and her husband Elliott Pena and Kevin Mentusky; several nieces and nephews.

Private Funeral Services and Interment will be held at the convenience of the family.

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