Sunday, January 13, 2019

Schuylkill County Obituaries for 01/12/19

Schuylkill County Obituaries for 01/12/19


Thomas E. “Nic Nac” Oblas, 66, of Mahanoy City, PA, passed away Saturday, January 12th, after an 8 month battle with leukemia, while in the company of family members, at the home of his niece Carla Oblas.

Thomas was born in Trenton, PA on October 20, 1952, a son of the late Agnes (McLaughlin) and Joseph Oblas.

Graduate of Mahanoy Area High School class of 1970.

Tom was a member of Saint Teresa of Calcutta Parish and the former St. Canicus Church Mahanoy City, PA 17948.

He worked for Mahanoy City Borough and later the Pennsylvania Dept of Transportation.

Tom was a proud member and currently served as Financial Secretary of the "Dutchies" Good American Fire Company Mahanoy City since 1972. He was a coach for Track and Field, Midget Football and Wrestling. He was a PIAA Wrestling Official for 37 years. He served on Mahanoy City Borough Council for 16 years and served as Council President for 7 years.

Tom is survived by a sister, Susan, wife of Scott Elliott, of Allentown, three brothers, William, husband of Sally, of Hamilton VA; Michael, husband of Lynn, of Allentown; Edward, of Bowie MD; nieces and nephews.

He is preceded in death by a brother Joseph.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at Saint Teresa of Calcutta Parish, Mahanoy City, PA, at 11 AM on Thursday, January 17th, with Rev. Kevin P. Gallagher officiating.

Friends may call Wednesday 6 to 9 PM and Thursday 8:30 to 10:30 AM at the Good American Hose Co. #3 738 E Mahanoy St, Mahanoy City.

Interment will follow at Skyview Memorial Park Tamaqua, PA.

Family prefers donations be made to the Good American Fire Company #3 Mahanoy City.

Louis D. Truskowsky Funeral Home & Crematory Inc. Mahanoy City is in charge of arrangements. Visit to sign the guest book, send sympathy cards, or view Video Tribute.

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