Monday, September 25, 2017

Schuylkill County Obituaries for 09/25/2017

Schuylkill County Obituaries for 09/25/2017


Triplets Spencer Anthony, Mason Nathaniel & Aria Lynn Ann Young, children of Jessica M. Gelbutis & Paul C. Young III, Palo Alto, became angel babies last Monday September 18, 2017 at Danville Hospital.
They are preceded in death by their older brother Nathan Liam Gelbutis, maternal great-grandparents, Richard Gelbutis Sr., and Margaret D. And Clyde L. Meyers Sr. Paternal grandfather Paul Young Jr. And Great uncle Anthony Swaydis.
Surviving in addition to their parents are maternal grandparents, Dolores L. and Richard J. Gelbutis Jr., uncle Richard Gelbutis III, and aunt Rebecca Gelbutis all of Palo Alto; Great-grand parents Mary Alice and Ronnie Johnson, Schoentown. Paternal grandmother Marlene Delaurtis, great-grandmother Marlene Delaurtis, and great-great grandmother Mildred Burkey all of New Ringgold.
Services will be private.


Helen L. Harvey, age 98, of Pottsville, PA passed away with her loving family by her side on Saturday, September 16th, 2017 at her home.

Born in Pottsville, PA on September 16, 1919, she was the daughter of the late Preston and Merrel (Smail) Wallace.

Helen was a graduate of Pottsville High School and the New York School of Cosmetology in Pottsville. She worked as a seamstress at the State Manufacture in New Philadelphia.
Helen was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church in Pottsville, where she was very involved and was a member of The Senior Singers and Circle Five and loved to attend the craft classes.

She was the last surviving member of her immediate family, being preceded in death by her parents, her husband of 34 years, Singleton Harvey Sr., who died on September 5, 1972, a daughter Betty Kaylor, a grandson Jeffrey Harvey, and 3 sisters: Adele Finnegan, Peggy Ryland, and Sally Shook.
Helen is survived by 3 daughters: Carole Kalbach and her husband Barry, Sinking Spring, Helen Harvey, Pottsville, and Susan Fees and her husband Jack, Port Carbon; a son Singleton Harvey Jr. and his wife Gail, New Ringgold; 8 grandchildren: Merrel, Kim, Lorie, Becky, Amy, Melissa, John, and Jordan; 4 great-grandchildren: Emily, Carley, Andrew, and Lexi; and nieces and nephews.

A Religious Service will be held at the Trinity Lutheran Church in Pottsville at 11:30AM on Thursday, September 21st, with Rev. Harold Hand officiating.

Relatives and Friends are invited to a viewing on Thursday morning from 10:30-11:30AM at the Trinity Lutheran Church.

Interment will be held in the Charles Baber Cemetery in Pottsville.

In lieu of flowers please make donations to the Trinity Lutheran Church Third and Arch Streets, Pottsville, PA 17901.

The Robert A Evans Jr Funeral Home 208 Pike St., Port Carbon is in charge of arrangements.
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Chad Edward Mamuzich, age 27, of Tamaqua, died suddenly Sunday, September 24, 2017, at home.

He worked for KNF Manufacturing, Tamaqua.

Born in Bethlehem on January 29, 1990, he was the son of Raymond Mamuzich of Tamaqua and Lynn Melissa (Stofko) Mamuzich of Bethlehem.

Chad was a 2008 Tamaqua Area High School graduate. He was an avid outdoorsman who enjoyed hunting and fishing.

In addition to his parents he is survived by his
Raymond Mamuzich and his companion Jessica Gagnon of Tamaqua;
Maternal Grandmother,
Arlene Stofko of Bethlehem;
Nieces and Nephews.

He was preceded in death by his brother Troy in 2016.

Private Arrangements have been entrusted to the Robert S. Nester Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Inc., 2066 West Penn Pike, New Ringgold, PA.

Online Registry and Condolences may be signed at


Barbara A. Puketza, 70, of Ashland. passed away Saturday, September 23rd, 2017 at Geisinger Medical Center, Danville, PA.

Born in Ashland November 25,1946 the daughter of the late Frank and Martha
(York) Wisdo. She attended Ashland High School and worked at the North Schuylkill High School until retirement.

Surviving are her husband Thomas Puketza, Ashland.

Two daughters:Lori wife of KennethTroutman of Wilberton,PA and Tammy wife of Bryan Reichenbach of Aristes,PA. Grandsons Jordan and Ryan and Jarad and Granddaughter Marcie. Preceding her in death were a brother Frank Wisdo and two sisters Theresa Bucher and Rita Wydra.

Memorial contributions can be made to the Kidney Foundation, 4813 Jonestown R., harrisburg, PA 17109. Kull-Heizenroth Funeral Home Inc., Ashland is in charge. Charles Heizenroth III, Supervisor.


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