Monday, May 22, 2017

Schuylkill County Obituaries for 05/22/17

Schuylkill County Obituaries for 05/22/17


Mary (Firkal) Moyer, 85 years of age of East Union Street, Tamaqua, passed away peacefully at home on Sunday, May 21, 2017, while in the loving care of her family.

Preceded in death in 2009 by her husband of fifty-seven years, William J. Moyer, she is survived by; daughters, Mrs. Terry Koch wife of Duane of Middleport, Mrs. Lee James wife of Keith of Tamaqua, Lisa Moyer of Tamaqua, Mrs. Anjella Hrebik wife of Mark of Nesquehoning; sons, Joseph B. Moyer and his wife Melanie of Tamaqua, Charles J. Moyer and his wife Nancy of Tamaqua, William J. Moyer and his wife Susie of Tamaqua; sisters; Mrs. Irene Toth and her husband Francis of Coaldale, Twin sister, Eva Lazur of Lansford; grandchildren, Laura and her husband Joseph Faenza, Kristen, and Glenn Behr and his wife Lindsay; Lauren Moyer, Billy, and Eric James, Ashley Pelo, Kaysi McLaughlin, Collin, and William Cole Moyer, Mike, and Markie Hrebik; great grandson, Connor; many nieces and nephews survive her including she and Bills special nieces, Mrs. Virginia Lee Jones, Mrs. JoAnn Chapman, and Mrs. Patricia Steiner.

Born Monday, May 9, 1932 in Coaldale, Pennsylvania the daughter of the late Michael, and Mary (Postitais) Firkal she was also predeceased by sisters, Mrs. Sue Klusko, Mrs. Marjorie Houser, Mrs. Helen Maketa, Mrs. Anna Moyer; brother, Mr. Michael Firkal.

A member of St. John XXIII R.C.C. of Tamaqua, Mary was a 1950 Coaldale High School graduate. Mary was a devoted mother who enjoyed taking care of her home and tending to her family.

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

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10 o'clock AM on Saturday May 27, 2017 from St John XXIII R.C.C. located at 264 W Broad Street Tamaqua, Pennsylvania 18252.

The family will receive friends from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM on Friday, May 26, 2017, from the funeral home and on Saturday morning May 27, 2017 from 8:30 A.M. until 9:30 A.M. also at the funeral home.

Interment will be at St. Jerome R.C.C. Cemetery, Tamaqua.

Mass cards or Memorials to St. John XXIII R.C.C.
St. Luke's Hospice
2455 Black River Rd, Bethlehem, PA 18015.
Online condolences may be made to the family at

Fay L. Tyson, 90, of Main St., Aristes,PA passed away suddenly Saturday,May 20, 2017 at her home in Aristes,PA. Born in Aristes August 17,1926 the daughter of the late John and Melissa (Lindenmuth) Hoffman. She was a member the Aristes United Methodist Church; graduated from Conyngham Twp. High School; was last employed at the Milco Company in Bloomsburg,PA enjoyed going to the Senior Center in Wilberton and enjoyed sports and spending time with family and loved her church. She was preceded in death by her husband Alvin Tyson in 1992; three brothers and one sister Clair,Wayne and Vincent Hoffman and sister Jean Dietz. Surviving are her daughter Shirley wife of Ronald Ochs of Ashland,PA. Two sisters: Vera Lucas and Ruth Jeffrey of Danville,PA . A grandson John Ochs, San Antonio,TX and granddaughter: Melissa Ochs, Henderson, Nevada. Two great grandsons: Alec S. Neitz & Anthony A. Ochs. Nieces & nephews survive.
Services will be held at the convenience of the family and interment in the Aristes
Cemetery, Aristes,PA. Willard Rothermel Funeral Home, Mt. Carmel,PA. Ray Rothermel, Supervisor. Charles Heizenroth III, F.D.


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