Thursday, September 16, 2021

Skook News Obituaries: September 16th, 2021


Skook News Obituaries: September 16th, 2021

Obituaries published from the Schuylkill County area.


Chevelle A. Walker, 57, Mount Carmel passed away Tuesday September 14th at Ridgeview Health and Rehabilitation Center, Shenandoah.

Services are private at the convenience of the family.

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


Barbara A. Williams
, beloved mother, grammy, sister, of Snowdrift Road Andreas, Pennsylvania passed away unexpectedly on Wednesday, September 15, 2021, at St. Luke's Medical Center in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania at 66 years of age.

Born Saturday, July 23, 1955 in Princeton, New Jersey. The daughter of the late John J., and Audrey B. (Parker) Leary, Sr.. Barb was also predeceased by; her husband, Richard A. Williams on January 18, 2015

Surviving are son, Clifford J. German of Coaldale; daughter, Tawnya C. Amer-Brill wife of Richard of Weatherly; brothers, John J. Leary, Jr., and his wife Karen Marie, David C. Leary and his companion Leah, Kenneth E. Leary and his companion Connie; sisters, Linda K. Stuber and Susan Leary; grandchildren, Donavan, Annikah, Nastasia, Roman; step children, Josh White, and Josanah Martinez. Many nieces and nephews also survive her.

Barb was the glue that held her family together. She adored time with her children, grandchildren, brothers, sisters, and friends. She co-owned B.A.C.U.S. Craft Studio in Mantzville, and had worked as a waitress for the Train Station in Tamaqua, and the former Pappas restaurant in Schnecksville. Barb kept her home meticulously, tending to the flowers, and updating the decor. She was so talented, and enjoyed all types of crafts.

Funeral arrangements entrusted to the Robert S. Nester Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Inc. of 2066 West Penn Pike New Ringgold, Pennsylvania 17960. (570) 386-5884

A Funeral service will be on Monday September 20, 2021 at 7 o'clock P.M. from the funeral home. Friends may call from 5:00 P.M. till 7:00 P.M.

Online condolences or a fond memory of Barb can be expressed by visiting


Florence Ruth Kripplebauer
, 93 of Ashland passed away Wednesday, Sept. 15,2021 at Shenandoah Manor Senior Living Community. 

Born in Gordon, PA January 20,1922 the daughter of the late Robert and ruth (Dornsife) Leibig. She graduated from Ashland High School and was employed for many years as a garment worker until retirement in March 1990. She was a former member of the Order of the Eastern Star and Christ United Lutheran Church, Airport Road, Ashland. She enjoyed knitting, canning and baking.
She was an animal lover. 

In addition to her parents preceding her in death were her husband Harold Krippelbauer in 1990, and brothers George and Walter Leibig.

Surviving are a daughter Sharon wife of Joseph Finlin, Aristes. A granddaughter Kimberly Anne wife of Ira Richterman of Ohio; two great grandchildren: Bailey and Zachary of Ohio. 

Private Services will be held at Indiantown Gap National Cemetery, Annville, PA. Kull-Heizenroth Funeral Home Inc., Ashland. Charles Heizenroth III, Supervisor is in charge of arrangements.


Stanley J. Hino, 68, of Shenandoah, passed away on Tuesday, September 14th, 2021 at his home.

Born in Shenandoah on April 14th, 1953, he was the son of the late Stanley A. and Alice (Wiernicki) Hino.

He was a 1971 graduate of Cardinal Brennan High School and then graduated from Penn State.Stan worked as a transportation manager for Hastings Tile and Bath of Leesport, Pa.

Stanley was an avid Philadelphia sports fan. He enjoyed the outdoors, especially spending time at his property.

Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by 2 brothers, Charles “Babe” Hino and William Hino, along with 1 sister, Rose Kalck.

He leaves behind 1 sister, Patricia Armstrong with her husband Bob of Forked River, NJ, and nieces and nephews.

A private Mass of Christian Burial will be conducted on Monday, September 20th at 10am in Divine Mercy Parish – Sacred Worship Site – St. Casimir’s by Msgr. Ronald Bocian, and then Stanley will be laid to rest in St. Stanislaus Cemetery, Shenandoah Heights.


Randy M. Duncan, 59, of Seltzer, passed away Thursday, September 9th, at St. Luke's Bethlehem. 

Randy was born in Pottsville, on June 24, 1962, a son of the late Shirley (Felker) and Jerry Duncan. He was the husband of Jean Marie (Shappell) Duncan. He Truck Inspector at Iron Tiger Logistics In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by a brother, Gerald Duncan. 

Randy is survived by two daughters, Allison Duncan and Hannah Duncan Randy is also survived by a sister, Cindy Duncan, brothers, James "Satch" , husband of Brenda Duncan, Brian, husband of Renee Duncan, and Craig, husband of Shelly Duncan. Nieces & Nephews. 

All are respectfully invited to attend a visitation Friday, September 24 from 4:00 to 6:00 pm at the Mahal-Ritzel Funeral Home Inc., Minersville. Mahal-Ritzel Funeral Home Inc., Minersville entrusted with the arrangements

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