Monday, March 23, 2020

Schuylkill County Obituaries for 03/22/2020


Schuylkill County Obituaries for 03/22/2020

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John “Kutchy” Vuksta, 88, of Minersville passed away on Friday at his home.

Born in Heckscherville, he was a son of the late George and Helen Babinetz Vuksta. He attended Cass Township schools, and worked as a foreman on construction. He was an Army veteran of the Korean War, having served a tour in Korea.

Preceding him in death were four siblings, George Vuksta, Charles Vuksta, Mary Sorokach and Steve Vuksta.

He is survived by three sons, John Vuksta, Minersville, Michael Vuksta, Athens, and Robert Vuksta, Pine Grove. He is also survived by three siblings, Helen Sorokach, Black Heath, Anna Vacula, Schuylkill Haven, and Elizabeth Horoschak, Saint Clair; nieces and nephews.

The family will accept visitors at Dutcavich Funeral Home, 200 Sunbury Street, Minersville, on Wednesday from 5:00 P.M. Visitation will end promptly at 7:00 P.M. Visitors are expected to follow CDC and PADOH guidelines regarding wellness and social distancing. Funeral services for the immediate family will follow visitation. Private interment will be in Indiantown Gap National Cemetery, East Hanover Township.

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Joline S Wetzel, 91,of Valley View passed away Friday, March 20th, at Tremont Health and Rehabilitation Center, Tremont.

Joline was born in Helfenstein, PA on February 5, 1929, a daughter of the late Era and Roy Weikel.

She worked as a seamstress and waitress.

She was a member of the Woodmen of the World #433 of Pitman and she enjoyed playing bingo, cards and putting puzzles together.

She was preceded in death by her husband John Wetzel who passed away February 18, 2004

Joline is survived by a daughter, Faye, wife of Terry Hand, of Tower City; a son,John, husband of Linda Wetzel, of Pitman; 3 grandchildren, Tina and husband Gene Lettich of Valley View, Brian Wolfgang and wife Traci of Perkasie, and Jason Wolfgang and wife Katie of Valley View. 8 great grandchildren; Calie, Reese, Brianna, Tyler, Owen, Brody, Damon, Kyla; three siblings, Linda Brown, Clara Weikel, Geraldine Woland; as well as nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by three brothers, Eugene, Darwin, and Paul, and three sisters, Beatrice, June, and Nira.

Services are private at the convenience of the family with interment in St. Paul's E.C. Cemetery, Pitman.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Sacramento Fire Company PO Box 54, 2206 East Main St. Sacramento, PA 17968.

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