Tuesday, June 1, 2021

Skook News Obituaries: June 1st, 2021


Skook News Obituaries:  June 1st, 2021

Obituaries published from the Schuylkill County area.


John A. Rich, Jr., 69, of Pottsville, passed away Tuesday, May 31, 2021 at Lehigh Valley Cedar. Arrangements are pending.


Evelyn L. Spotts, 94, of Rosewood Nursing Home, formerly of St. Clair, died Friday May 28, 2021, at LVHN-Schuylkilll-East.

Born in Pottsville, January 31, 1927, She was a daughter of Harry and Ruth (Kipp) Walters.

She worked as a Nurse’s Aide at the former Good Samaritan Hospital, Pottsville.

She was a member of Former Evangelical Church and Salvation Army, Pottsville, and was an avid bowler.

She was preceded in death by, 2 brothers Russell and Lewis Walters; 3 sisters Mary Cartwright Evans, Harriet Kopinetz and Jean Ward Snyder.

Surviving are 2 sons Robert Cappel of St. Clair; Jesse Cappel of Duncott. 6 Grandchildren; Nieces and Nephews including Cheryl Boyer of Cumbola.

Graveside services will be held at 11:00 AM Friday from Cressona Cemetery, Ash St. Cressona PA 17929 with The Rev. Jack Murray officiating.

Bruce T. Hart Funeral Home, St. Clair, is in charge of arrangements. Condolences can be sent to http://www.brucethartfuneralhome.com


Stephan P. Cicippio, of Tremont, died Sunday, May 31, 2021 at Geisinger Medical Center, Danville.

Born in Norristown, he was the son of Nicholas B. and Mildred A. Richardson Cicippio who preceded him in death. Stephan also lost his dear sister, Lisa Cicippio Lehman to MS.

He was a graduate of the The Pennsylvania State University and a life member of the alumni association. Stephan was retired from the Pennsylvania Army National Guard last serving in AGR status in administration with the 166th Regiment at Ft. Indiantown Gap. He was an avid student of military history with a special interest in WWI.

Stephan is survived by his wife of 30 years Barbara Morgan-Cicippio and their rescued coon hound Toutant the Bluetick. Also surviving are an aunt, uncles, brother and sister's-in-law, many cousins, nieces and nephews.

In accordance with Stephan's wishes there will be no service. Those wishing to honor his memory may donate to American Black and Tan Coonhound Rescue or Francisvale Home for small animals both have websites.

The Dimon Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Inc., Tower City has been entrusted with the arrangements. To send condolences to the family visit www.dimonfuneralhome.com