Saturday, May 23, 2020

Skook News Obituaries for 05/23/2020

Skook News Obituaries for 05/23/2020

Obituaries for Schuylkill County and the surrounding areas.


Allen P. "Ollie" Werner, 63, of Schuylkill Haven, passed away Friday, May 22nd, suddenly at his residence.

Allen was born in Pottsville, on May 17, 1957, a son of Paul F. Werner, of Beckville and the late Nancy (Bubeck) Werner.

He was the husband of Diane (Machita) Werner to whom he was married 29 years on May 11, 2020

He was a member of St. Mark's United Church of Christ, Cressona.

Al was owner of Werners Auto Body, Schuylkill Haven.

Al was a active member of Beckville Gun Club Cressona. He enjoyed model trains and had a large train room in his home. He raced Dune Buggies at Lindas Speedway in Lebanon PA where he was a five time track Champion and going to numerous dirt tracks in the area.

In addition to his wife and father, he is survived by two sisters, Deborah, wife of Robert Pflueger, of RD Schuylkill Haven; Sandy, wife of Michael Brady, of Gilbert AZ; a brother, Paul C. Werner, of Beckville.

He is also survived by Numerous Nieces and Nephews

The family would prefer remembrances in the form of contributions Hillside SPCA 51 SPCA Rd Pottsville, PA17901.

Graveside services will be held at Union Cemetery, Schuylkill Haven on Thursday May 28 at 11 am.

Ebling-Stabingas/Geschwindt-Stabingas Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.


Mary Ann Androshick
, 73, of Pottsville, passed away peacefully on May 20th, 2020 at LVHN Cedar Crest, Allentown PA.

Born January 15, 1947 in Pottsville, she was the daughter of the late Robert and Helen Donlin. She graduated from Saint Clair High School in 1964. Mary Ann worked as a law office secretary until her retirement.

Mary Ann will be missed dearly by her loving husband Paul Androshick, sons Eric, Randy, and Paul, daughter-in-law Andrea and granddaughters Caitlin and Allison.

Mary Ann was a member of St. Clair of Assisi Parish in St. Clair PA.

Mary Ann enjoyed spending time with her children and grandchildren, going on road trips with her husband, watching Philadelphia sports teams, and reading.

A Public calling hour will be on Tuesday May 26 from Noon till 1:00 PM at St. Clair of Assisi Roman Catholic Church 250 East Hancock Street St. Clair, PA 17970. Mass of Christian Burial will be at 1:00 PM with the Rev. Msg. William Glosser officiating. There will be CDC protocols in place. Interment will be private and at the convenience of the family. Any donations in her memory can be made to St. Jude Children’s Hospital Po Box 1000 Dept. 142 Memphis, TN 38148.

Bruce T. Hart Funeral Home, St. Clair, is in charge of arrangements. Condolences can be sent to


Geraldine “Gerri” B. Yoder
, 84, of Minersville, passed away on Thursday at home.

Born on December 10, 1935 in Pottsville, she was the daughter of the late Mary Tretter Stoudt Slane. She was a 1954 graduate of Minersville High School. She worked in the local garment industry before taking employment at Boscov’s.

She was a member of St. Michael the Archangel Church, Minersville, and a member of the former Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church, Minersville. She was a long-time election poll worker in Minersville’s Second Precinct.

She was predeceased by her husband, Melvin Yoder, on February 19, 1979; two brothers, Robert Tretter, in 2010 and Wayne Stoudt, in 2016.

Gerri is survived by five sons, Wayne Yoder (companion, Pat Miller), Lavelle, Kevin Yoder, Minersville, Todd Yoder (spouse, Camille), Forestville, Brian Yoder (spouse, Jen), Branchdale, and Dale Yoder (spouse, Holly), Jonestown, Cass Township; five grandchildren, Shane and Nicole Yoder, Jared, Rachel and Emily Yoder; three great-grandchildren, Dylan and Catherine Yoder, and Damien Yoder. She is also survived by a brother, George Slane, Ashland; nieces and nephews.

The family will accept visitors at Dutcavich Funeral Home, 200 Sunbury Street, Minersville, on Tuesday from 8:00 A.M. to 10:00 A.M. Visitors are expected to follow CDC and PADOH guidelines regarding wellness and social distancing. Visitation will end promptly at 10:00 A.M. with private services for the immediate family to follow. Private interment will be in Our Lady of Mount Carmel Cemetery, Minersville.


George Calvin Barlow, 66 of Shenandoah Heights passed away early Friday morning at Lehigh Valley Hospital-Cedar Crest, Allentown.

Born on January 9, 1954 in Shenandoah Heights, he was a son of Shirley Arlene (Bayliff) Barlow and the late George Washington Barlow.

He was a 1971 graduate of Shenandoah Valley Junior/Senior High School.

Prior to his retirement, he was employed by Marko Radiator Inc., Shenandoah.

He was a member of Saint John’s Lutheran Church in Brandonville.

George enjoyed hunting, fishing and camping. Above all, he treasured the time that he spent with his son, George L. Barlow.

Surviving in addition to his mother Shirley A. Barlow of Shenandoah Heights and his son, George L. Barlow at home are his son, Justin Pasinski (Skye) of St. Clair; two grandchildren, Rylan and Mila; one brother, Mark P. Barlow and his wife Norma of Frackville; two sisters, Deborah Zagrosky of South Berwick, Maine and Edna Rauco of Shenandoah; nieces, Lisa, Kristen and Courtney; great-nephews, Anthony, Joseph and Nicholas; and his former wife, Michelle Pasinski-Barlow of Shenandoah.

Hunting & FishingPrivate funeral services and interment in Odd Fellows Cemetery, Shenandoah Heights with Rev. Jay Serafin, Pastor officiating will be held at the convenience of the family.

Expressions of sympathy in George’s name can be made to Saint John’s Lutheran Church, PO Box 261, Ringtown, PA 17967.

Walukiewicz-Oravitz Fell Funeral Home, 132 S. Jardin St., Shenandoah is in charge of the arrangements.


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