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Skook News Obituaries for February 11th, 2021


Skook News Obituaries: February 11th, 2021

Obituaries published from the Schuylkill County area.


Elizabeth “Betsy” Bulchie, 78, Girardville passed away unexpectedly Wednesday, February 10th at her home.

Born in Ashland, she was the daughter of the late Albert and Priscilla Carden Walukas. She worked in the custodial department at the former Ashland State Hospital until her retirement.

Betsy had a great love for animals including her beloved companion Buffy along with her other pets.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband Vincent J. Bulchie.

Betsy is survived by nieces, nephews and loving friends.

Graveside services will be private.

Thomas M. Sullivan Funeral Home Inc., Girardville is in charge of the arrangements.


Larry Lee Daniel
, 82 of Williamstown passed away on Wednesday, February 10, 2021 at home after a short but courageous battle with cancer with his family by his side. He was born in Erdman, PA on May 6, 1938 and was the son of the late Lee Marlin Daniel and Gertie Mae Klinger Daniel Stiely and John Stiely.

He was preceded in death by his brother and sister-in-law, Paul and Ruth (Schreffler) Daniel and their son, Todd; a brother-in-law, Robert McNamara; an uncle, Irwin J. Klinger with whom he shared many memories.

He is survived by his wife, Jean Elizabeth (McNamara) Daniel to whom he was married 57 years. Surviving are their children Denise and Gregory Stahl of Halifax; Christine and Brian Reinoehl of Williamstown; Michael and Mandy Daniel of Hoover, AL; and Jennifer and Eric Ulsh of Williamstown. He is survived by his sister Sally (Thomas) Hepler, and his brothers John (Deb) Stiely and Clair (Lisa) Stiely. He is survived by his grandchildren Cody and Brent Reinoehl, Scheanly and Alyssa Stahl, Ruth Cherry and Noah Ulsh who he loved dearly and was very proud to be their Pap. He enjoyed watching his grandchildren playing in their sporting and musical events. He was a proud supporter of the Williams Valley Athletic Activities that he watched even after his grandsons graduated. He is survived by other family members, nieces and nephews and friends that he cherished.

He was a graduate of Tri-Valley High School Class of 1957. He retired from Fort Indiantown Gap, where he worked as a plumber. He loved fishing on the Penn’s Creek when the shad flies were in season with all of his fishing buddies. He would play euchre with his friends. He enjoyed camping at the Penn’s Creek Camp Ground with his family and friends for many years. He was a member of the Spruce Spring Camp in Milroy where he would spend time hunting and fishing. He would take his family and friends to camp during the summer months for many years. We had many great memories at “Pap’s Camp.”

He was a member of the Immanuel Evangelical Lutheran Church in Williamstown. He was an Army Veteran and Post Member of the Williamstown American Legion Post 239, the Williamstown VFW Post 6497 and the Williamstown Fire Company.

We would like to acknowledge the Lebanon VA Medical Center, Penn State Hershey Medical Center, Penn State Cancer Institute and Homeland Hospice for their excellent care provided to him. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Immanuel Lutheran Church, 134 North East Street, Williamstown, PA 17098 or the Williamstown American Legion Post 239, 123 West Market Street, Williamstown, PA 17098.

There will be no services per his wishes. He will be laid to rest at the Sacred Heart of Jesus Cemetery, Williamstown at a later time. Remember all of the memories you may have shared with him over the years whether they be older or more recent memories.

The Dimon Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Inc., is honored to serve the Daniel's family. To send condolences to the family visit


Deborah E. Jordan
, 64, of Kulpmont, entered into eternal rest on Monday, February 8, 2021 at home. 

Born in Ashland, December 25, 1956, the daughter of the late Margaret (Leinenbach) and Joseph Derr. She graduated from North Schuylkill High School. 

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her sister Peggy Ann Edmondson and her granddaughter Isabella Marie Rice. She is survived by her three children: Dana Fisher, husband Tim of Montoursville, PA; Dennis Dinger of Ashland, PA; Alicia Jordan-Hennessy, husband Matt of Pottsville, PA. 5 grandchildren: Andruw Fisher, Victoria Fisher, Gabrielle Dinger, Gavin Rice and Julianna Fisher. 1 brother and 2 sisters: Joseph Derr of Ashland, Diane Nunziata, husband David of Reading, PA and Denise Maloney, husband Jim of Ashland, PA. 3 nephews and 1 niece. 

She enjoyed spending time with family at home. She loved going to her grandchildren’s concerts, dance recitals and sporting events. She will be greatly missed by her friends and family and will live in our hearts forever. 

Services will be at the convenience of the family from the Kull-Heizenroth Funeral Home in Ashland. Rev. Brian Miller will officiate.

Kull-Heizenroth Funeral Home, Inc. Charles Heizenroth III, Supervisor is in charge of arrangements.


Robert H. Reber
, 74 of Schuylkill Haven passed away unexpectedly on Tuesday.

Born May 28, 1946 he was the son of the late Robert and Emma Reber.

Robert was a graduate of Schuylkill Haven High School and then went on to Goldy Beacon College in Wilmington Delaware.

He was a member of Faith Assembly of God in Cressona.

Robert worked most of his life for the DANA corporation in Reading.

He loved watching sports and attended Schuylkill Haven games while he was able. Robert enjoyed fishing and working on crossword puzzles.

In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by a sister Carol Schaeffer.

He is survived by his wife Diane and their children, Brent Reber companion to Meg Holliday of Orwigsburg and Koreana Barrett wife of Joseph of Little Rock, Arkansas. He is survived by grandchildren; Lyritt, Ivie, Seth, and Calliope Reber and great granddaughter Armani Heiser. Robert is also survived by his siblings, Jay Reber of Las Vegas, Charles Reber of Schuylkill Haven, Susan Guilden of Schuylkill Haven, and Dale Reber of Colorado Springs Colorado.

Services will be private at the convenience of the family with burial on the grounds of Schuylkill Memorial Park. Grabowski Funeral Home is entrusted with the services. In lieu of flowers the family asks that donation be made to the Hillside SPCA, 51 SPCA road, Pottsville, PA 17901. Memories and condolences can be shared at


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