Saturday, October 16, 2021

Skook News Obituaries: October 16th, 2021


Skook News Obituaries: October 16th, 2021

Obituaries published from the Schuylkill County area.


Joanne M. Strenkoski, 67, of Branchdale, passed away on Friday at Lehigh Valley Hospital, Cedar Crest.

Born in Pottsville, she was a daughter of the late Leo and Mary Connelly Strenkoski. She was a 1972 graduate of Minersville High School and had worked as a private duty caregiver.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a sister, Catherine Lechleitner; four brothers, Leo Strenkoski, James Strenkoski, Edward Strenkoski and William Strenkoski.

Joanne is survived by four children, Christopher Strenkoski, Branchdale, Dale Strenkoski (companion, Dawn Readinger), Schuylkill Haven, Billy Jo Venszl, Branchdale, and John Schaeffer, Jr., (spouse, Kearsten); nine grandchildren, Braelynn Strenkoski, Cadence Readinger, Noah and Angel Venszl, Ty Armstead, Javelin Schaeffer, Kendra, Allyza and Chase Gerber. She is also survived by a brother, Joseph Strenkoski (spouse, Mary), Brier City, Norwegian Township; nieces and nephews.

Services are private at the convenience of the family.

Susan Fey, 71, of Fey Lane, Hegins, went home to be with her Lord, Wednesday, October 13, 2021, at the Geisinger Medical Center, Danville. Born in Klingerstown, April 14, 1950, she was the daughter of the late Herman and Beatrice Steckley Reinoehl. She was a graduate of the North Schuylkill High School, class of 1968, and was employed as a machine operator for the Tri State Envelope Company of Ashland, until her retirement in 2016. Sue was a member of the Tri-Valley Bible Church in Sacramento. Preceding her in death was her husband, Raymond Fey, passing February 8, 2020, a sister, Sandy Lucas and a brother James Reinoehl.


Son: Jesse Fey and his wife Lisa, Hegins

Son: Wayne Fey and his wife Tammey, Hegins

Sister: Louise wife of Larry Morgan, Lavelle

Brother: Herman Reinoehl and his wife Paula, Shenandoah Heights

Grandchildren: Jessica, Jeni, Colton, and Ciara Fey

Relatives and friends are invited to attend a Celebration of Life service, Sunday, October 24, 2021, at 2 PM, in the Tri Valley Bible Church, 2131 E. Main St. Valley View. Officiating will be Rev. Dennis O’Brien, pastor. A time of visitation will begin at 1 PM until service. Memorials may be made to Tri Valley Bible Church, P.O. Box 4, Sacramento, PA 17968. Visit The Richard W. Fritz Funeral Home, Ashland, is in charge of funeral arrangements.