Monday, December 11, 2017

Schuylkill County Obituaries for 12/11/2017

Schuylkill County Obituaries for 12/11/2017


Eileen Marie Sheehan, age 59, of Port Carbon, PA passed away with her loving family by her side on Thursday, December 7th, 2017 at her home.

Born in Pottsville, PA on May 26, 1958, she was the daughter of the late Philomena M. (Tobin) Lipshaw and George J. Lipshaw Sr., who survives her in Port Carbon.

Eileen was a graduate of Nativity B.V.M. High School, Class of 1976. She worked as a crime clerk for the Pennsylvania State Police, Troop N in the Hazleton Barracks and she was a member of the St. Clare of Assisi Roman Catholic Church in Saint Clair.

Eileen is survived by her husband of 34 years, James J. Sheehan, Port Carbon; a son Brandon J. Sheehan and his wife Maureen, Collegeville; a daughter Lauren M. Sheehan, Pottsville; two grandsons: Ryan and Colin Sheehan, Collegeville; three brothers: George Lipshaw Jr. and his wife Janet, David Lipshaw and his wife Tina, and Scott Lipshaw and his wife Kelly, all of Port Carbon; and nieces and nephews.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at the Immaculate Conception Church in Saint Clair at 12 noon on Wednesday, December 13th, with Msgn William Glosser and Deacon Thomas O'Brien officiating.

Relatives and Friends are invited to a viewing on Wednesday morning from 9:30-11:30AM at Robert A. Evans Jr. Funeral Home, 208 Pike St., Port Carbon.

Interment will be held in the Immaculate Conception Cemetery in Saint Clair. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Hillside SPCA, P.O. Box 233, Pottsville, PA 17901. Please send condolences to


James J. Trabosh, Jr., age 64, of Palo Alto, PA passed away Wednesday, December 6th, 2017 at Lehigh Valley Hospital, Schuylkill East.

Born in Pottsville, PA on April 9, 1953,  he was the son of the late Dolores M. (Ondek) Trabosh and James J. Trabosh Sr. who survives him in Palo Alto.

Jim was a graduate of Pottsville High School, Class of 1971. He worked as a Shift Manager for Quaker Maid Foods in Leesport and he was a member of St. Stephen Roman Catholic Church in Port Carbon.

In addition to his father, Jim is survived by his brother George S. Trabosh and wife Lucille, three grandchildren: Stephen, Matthew, and Regina Trabosh, all of Norristown; and two aunts: Jean Brennan, Pottsville and Martina Casey, King of Prussia.

Services and Interment will be held private. The Robert A Evans Jr Funeral Home 208 Pike St. Port Carbon is in charge of arrangements. Please send condolences to


Rose M. Jadosh, 98 of Tamaqua, Pennsylvania passed away peacefully on Saturday, December 9, 2017, at Hometown Nursing & Rehabilitation Ctr.. 

Born Friday, March 14, 1919 in Mahanoy City daughter of the late Andrew, and Catherine (Kucala) Jadosh. She was also predeceased by sisters, Mrs. Mary Ryan, Mrs. Helen Kotch, Mrs. Francine Smiley, Mrs. Elizabeth Kowalik; brothers, Joseph Jadash, Edward Dziadosh, Frank Jadosh, Albert Jadosh, John Jadosh. 

A member of St. John XXIII R.C.C. of Tamaqua, Rose retired from the former Atlas Powder Company of Reynolds. 

Surviving are sister, Josephine Peel of Mahanoy City; nieces, and nephews also survive her. 
Funeral Arrangements have been entrusted to the E. Franklin Griffiths Funeral Home & Cremation Services of 655 East Broad Street Tamaqua, Pennsylvania 18252. 

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Wednesday December 13, 2017 at 11 o'clock A.M. from SS. Peter & Paul R.C.C. 301 Pine Street Tamaqua, Pa. 18252. 

Friends may call on Wednesday morning December 13, 2017 at the fuenral home from 9:30 A.M. till 10:30 A.M. 

Interment, Sky-View Memorial Park, Tamaqua, Pennsylvania 

Online condolences may be made to the family at


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