Friday, May 25, 2018

Schuylkill County Obituaries for 05/24/18

Schuylkill County Obituaries for 05/24/18


Beloved wife, mother and grandmother, Bette L Kellner, 69 of Coaldale, Pennsylvania passed away on Wednesday May 23, 2018 at St. Luke's Miners Memorial Hospital in Coaldale, Pennsylvania. 

Born Wednesday December 8, 1948 in Coaldale, Pennsylvania, she was the daughter of the late Raymond Schuetrumpf and the late Wanda Moyer Schuetrumpf. She was the wife of Richard Kellner; they were married 41 years.  

Bette was a graduate of Tamaqua Area High School and her occupation was sewing in the local textile industry. 

Surviving are; daughter, Jennifer L Schwoyer and her husband Daniel, of Coaldale, PA; brother, Raymond Schuetrumpf and his wife, Trudy of Tamaqua, PA; and granddaughter, Amber Schwoyer; daughter-in-law, Tammy Kellner of Tamaqua, PA. 

She was predeceased by son, Richard R Kellner. 

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

A Memorial Service will be held at 11:00 A.M. Saturday June 2, 2018 at First Congregational Church, 123 East Ruddle Street, Coaldale, PA 18218. Reverend Doctor Wayne Benack will officiate. 

Memorials in her name can be made to First Congregational Church. 

Online condolences may be made to the family at


Eva M. Bachert, 80, of Auburn, passed away peacefully, Wednesday, May 23rd, at her residence, with her loving family at her side.

Eva was born in West Brunswick, on September 30, 1937, a daughter of the late Eva M. (Strausser) and Benjamin Zettlemoyer.

She was the wife of Raymond F. Bachert. They would have been married 60 years in August.

She was a member of Kimmels Evangelical Free Church in Orwigsburg and enjoyed being a Homemaker, gardening and was very devoted to her family. Eva was a wonderful baker and cook winning many ribbons at the County Fair.

In addition to her husband, Raymond, of 59 years, Eva is survived by Two daughters, Connie Kodash, companion of Glenn Spraut; Cindy Krammes, wife of Marty.

Two sons Marlin Bachert & Gary husband of Barbara Bachert

Two Granddaughters Ashley Ziegler and Nicole Lorish.

Great Grandchildren Alexa Ziegler, Talon Zimmerman; Brayden, Kinsley, Emersyn & Adalynn Lorish. Eva was very proud of her granddaughters and great grandchildren. Eva is also survived by Sisters, Iva Rivera; Catherine Koch & Shirley Ogan. Two Brothers Harold and Henry Zettlemoyer, nieces & nephews and her dog Jojo.

She was preceded in death by 3 sisters Marion Strausser, Helen Zettlemoyer & Dorothy Zettlemoyer and two brothers Benjamin & Stanley Zettlemoyer.

A Religious Service will be held at 1:00 PM on Saturday, May 26th at Hamilton - Breiner Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Inc. in Orwigsburg, PA with John Ziegler, SALM officiating. Friends are invited to call from 11:00 AM until time of service.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Ruth Steinert Memorial SPCA PO Box 332 Schuylkill Haven, PA 17972.

Interment Services will be held at Zion's Red Church Cemetery Association Orwigsburg, PA.