Monday, September 10, 2018

Schuylkill County Obituaries for 09/10/18

Schuylkill County Obituaries for 09/10/18


Adele T. Baddick, of Mary-D, Pennsylvania passed away peacefully on Saturday, September 8, 2018, at Lehigh Valley Hopital Salisbury Twp. at the age of 93.

Widow of Jacob J. Baddick who died on April 27, 2017 she is survived by; son, Michael Baddick and his wife Betty of Brockton, grand children, Michael Baddick and his wife Kathy, Christopher Baddick and his wife Suzie; great grand children, Katelyn, Abigail, Dalton, and Ryan who affectionetly called her "Old Nanny".

Born Wednesday, September 10, 1924 in Mary D, Pennsylvania, the daughter of the late Andrew, and Mary (Shandrowski) Novitsky. She was also predeceased by; sisters, Mary Sohysiak, Kate Trovinger, Josephine Zelinsky, Helen Novitsky, Sophie Dunn; brother, Walter Novitsky.

A member of Holy Cross R.C.C. of New Philadelphia, Adele graduated from Blythe Township Schools where she played high school basketball when the rule's dictated that while five players took the court two would play offense across the center line while the remaining three stayed on the other side as defenders. Adele was an avid Phillies, Miami Dolphins, and Notre Dame fan. Adele enjoyed baking , and had worked at the former Tuscarora Sportsware.

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

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated 10 o'clock AM on Tuesday September 18, 2018 from Holy Cross R.C.C. located at 99 Valley Street New Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 17959. Friends may call in church from 9:00 A.M. until time of services.

Interment will be in St. Bertha's R.C.C. Cemetery Tuscarora, Pennsylvania.

Mass cards or Memorials in her name in care of Holy Cross R.C.C.

Online condolences may be made to the family at


Edward S. Zemanik, 90, of Tamaqua, PA, passed away Monday, September 10th, at Seton Manor, Orwigsburg.

Born in Coaldale, PA on March 17, 1928, he was a son of the late Augustine & Pauline Vićhoć Zemanik.

He was the loving husband of Joan M. (Urban) Zemanik.The couple shared 63 years of marriage.

Ed was a Coaldale High School graduate, Class of 1946, and served in the U.S. Army in the Korean War.

He was formerly employed in research & development by Atlas Chemical.

Ed was a member of St. John XXIII Parish, Tamaqua.

He also was a member of the America Legion Post #173, Tamaqua, for 60 years, and both the Mahanoy City Coal Cracker Chorus and the Barbershop Harmony Society, S.P.E.B.S.Q.S.A., for 50 years.

In addition to his parents, Ed was also preceded in death by his brothers: Joseph, Michael, & Frank Zemanik.

In addition to his wife, he is also survived by three sons: Monsignor Edward Zemanik, of Schuylkill Haven; Robert Zemanik, of Port Carbon, & Thomas Zemanik, Sr., of Allentown.

He is also survived by three grandchildren, Kristine Yanett, Thomas Zemanik, Jr. USAF, & Matthew Zemanik, and two great-grandchildren, Levi Zemanik, & Landen Yanett.

A viewing will be held Friday from 9 to 10:30 a.m. at St. Ambrose Roman Catholic Church, Schuylkill Haven.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at St. Ambrose RCC at 11 a.m. on Friday, September 14th, with Rev. Msgr. Edward S. Zemanik officiating. Military honors will immediately follow Mass at the church.

Interment will be held at St. Jerome's Catholic Cemetery, Tamaqua.

At the family's request, memorial donations may be sent to St. Jerome's Regional School, to help fund great-grandson, Landen Yanett's education. Checks should include "In memory of Edward Zemanik" on the memo line, and may be mailed to 50 Meadow Ave. Tamaqua, PA 18252.


John E. Yunevage, 72, of Sheppton, passed away Saturday, September 8th, 2018.

John was born in Shenandoah, on July 11, 1946, a son of the late Mary (Sverha) and John S. Yunevage.

After graduating from high school, he served in the Unites States Army, then continued his military career, retiring in January of 1996 from US Army Reserves, Pennsylvania National Guard.

During this time he was also employed as a senior mechanic for ICI Americas in Tamaqua, retiring in 2006 after 31 years of employment.

John was a member of St, Joseph's Church in Sheppton and the Sheppton American Legion Post.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a sister, Mary Carey.

He is survived by his wife, Roseann (Malacusky) Yunevage, and by two sons, John, Jr., of Zion Grove and Brad, of Sheppton. He is also survived by three grandsons, Jacob, John and Zane.

A Memorial Service will be held at the Stauffer-Breznik Funeral Home, 412 West Main Street, Ringtown at 11 AM on Thursday, September 13th, 2018. Relatives and friends are invited to attend a viewing from 10-11 AM prior to the service.

Interment will follow at the Brandonville Union Cemetery.