Sunday, August 12, 2018

Schuylkill County Obituaries for 08/11/18

Schuylkill County Obituaries for 08/11/18


Jacque E. "Jack" White, 80, of Covered Bridge Rd., Pine Grove, passed away on Thursday, August 9, 2018 in Lehigh Valley Hospital Schuylkill East.

Born on November 2, 1937 in Pine Grove, he was a son of the late Wilson "Jack" W. and Pearl Eckler White.
Jacque was a 1956 graduate of Pine Grove High School and a member of Manbeck's Church, Schuylkill Haven.
He was an Airman 2/c in the United States Air Force having served from 1956-1960. After he returned form the service, he was employed at Gold Mills and later became a Driver for UPS. Jacque and his sons started Whites Machine, Inc,. He and his wife Mae enjoyed making deliveries throughout their retirement.
One of Jacque's dreams was to drive his 1913 Model T across the country to California and in 2013, he and Mae accomplished that trip.
He was a member of the Hershey AACA, Keystone Kops, Cushman Club, and various Model T and A Clubs.
Preceding him in death was a son, Drew White in 2014.
Surviving are his wife of 61 years, Mae L. Minnich White; two sons, Dean and wife Barbara White, Dennis and wife Patti White, both of Pine Grove; four grandchildren, Dustin and wife Kari White, Derrick and wife Lizann White, Austin White, Kelsey White and her fiancée Benjamin Peterson; a sister-in-law Irene Minnich.
Funeral Services will be held on Tuesday, August 14, 2018 at 10:00 A.M. at the H. L. Snyder Funeral Home, Inc., Pine Grove with Pastor Norman Dixon officiating. There will be a viewing on Monday, August 13, 2018, from 6:00 P.M. - 8:00 P.M. and on Tuesday, August 14, 2018, from 9:00 A.M. - 10:00 A.M. at the Funeral Home. Interment will follow in the Manbeck's Cemetery, Schuylkill Haven.
In lieu of flowers, the family would prefer contributions be made to Manbeck's Church, c/o Debra Reiter 159 Spittler Rd., Pine Grove, Pa. 17963 in his memory.
You may send condolences to the family online at our website


Deborah Kay (Hargrave) Ulicny, 66, wife of Tom Ulicny, of Shenandoah, passed away Thursday morning at Geisinger Medical Center, Danville.

Born in Baltimore, Maryland, on July 1, 1952, she was a daughter of the late Baxter and Roberta (Bryson) Hargrave.

Debbie had a natural talent for singing and sang professionally at venues in the Baltimore area.

Prior to her retirement, Debbie operated a childcare business from her home and was also a healthcare professional.

On July 20, 1991, in the former St. Stephen’s Church, Shenandoah, she married Thomas L. Ulicny who survives.

She was of the Protestant faith but was always willing to offer her musical talents and abilities to many denominations of local churches and community activities. Debbie was a very creative and artistic person having made and shared gifts for her family and many friends that they cherished. She had a smile for everyone she met and valued family above all.

Surviving, in addition to her husband of 27 years, Thomas L. Ulicny, are one son, Vernon Ford and his wife, Tracie, Somerdale, N.J.; one daughter, Shron Jones and her husband, Blaine, Cockeysville, Md.; eight grandchildren, Vernon Jr., Whitney, Amber, twins Tré and Marlie,

Religious services will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Walukiewicz-Oravitz Fell Funeral Home, 132 S. Jardin St., Shenandoah. Monsignor Ronald C. Bocian will officiate. A visitation will be held from 8 until 11 a.m. Tuesday morning at the funeral home.Idris, Indira and Dylan; great-grandchildren, her mother-in-law, Anne Ulicny, Shenandoah; brothers, sisters, sisters-in-law, brothers-in-law, nieces, nephews, cousins and many friends.

Walukiewicz-Oravitz Fell Funeral Home, Shenandoah, is in charge of the arrangements.


Anna I. Bolusky, 101, former Girardville and Gilberton resident passed away peacefully Friday afternoon at Lehigh Valley Hospice, Allentown, with her family by her side.

Born in Shenandoah she was a daughter of the late Bernard and Mildred Ambrose Gudonis. She was a seamstress and had worked at several area factories until her retirement.

She was a member of St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church, Girardville and a member of the Holy Rosary Society of the church also a member of the Girardville Senior Citizens.

The last member of her immediate family, she was preceded in death by her husband Peter P. Bolusky; three brothers; John, Albert and Joseph Gudonis and her sister Violet Yanushefsky.

Anna is survived by her son Peter and his wife Anna Bolusky, Gilberton, and her daughter Dolores wife of Joseph Bonner, Dauphin, four grandchildren, eight great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.

Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11 a.m. on Tuesday at St. Vincent de Paul Church, Girardville, with Rev. Paul Rothermel, pastor, as the celebrant. Interment will be in St. Stanislaus Cemetery, Shenandoah Heights. Friends may call at the church on Tuesday morning from 9 a.m. until time of Mass.

In lieu of flowers the family prefers donations , in Anna’s memory, be made to Lehigh Valley Hospice, 1627 W. Chew St., fourth floor, Allentown, PA 18102.

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