Friday, December 3, 2021

Schuylkill County Obituaries for December 3rd, 2021


Skook News Obituaries:  December 3rd, 2021

Obituaries published from the Schuylkill County area.


Edward E. Hossler, Sr.
, age 85, of Pottsville, PA passed away Wednesday, December 1st, 2021 at Rosewood Rehab and Nursing Center in Schuylkill Haven.

Born in Pottsville, PA on April 16, 1936, he was the son of the late William and Marion (Moyer) Hossler.

Ed served in the U.S. Marines from 1954 till 1959. He worked as a tree surgeon and supervisor for Quaker Tree Surgeons and also other tree companies. Ed was a member of the Schuylkill County Motorcycle Club. He was an avid hunter and fisherman and was a member of the Mountaineer Archery Club, the Roedersville Gun Club, and the New Ringgold Hunting Club.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife of 53 years, Rose Marie (Mistysyn) Hossler, on January 14, 2012, brothers: William, Robert, Allen and Kenneth Hossler, sister Lois Eckert, and brother-in-law Joseph Mistysyn.

Ed is survived by six children: Debby M. Hossler, Donna M. Callahan and her husband John Jim J. Hossler and his wife Tammy. Denise M. Hossler, Edward E. Hossler Jr., and Jeff W. Hossler and his wife Erin, all of Pottsville; sixteen grandchildren: Robert, Joseph, Eileen, Bridget, Jimmy, Daniel, Jared, Jeremy, Rob, Tyler, Samantha, Mikala, Edward, William, Dakota, and Morgan; twelve great-grandchildren: Wesley, Benjamin, Alegra, Autumn, James III, Haiden, Justin, Lila, Laiken, Connor, Annabelle, Patrick; a sister-in-law Janet Hossler, Schuylkill Haven; and nieces and nephews.

A Religious Service will be held at the Robert A. Evans Jr. Funeral Home in Port Carbon at 11AM on Tuesday, December 7th, with Pastor Chris Rothharpt officiating.

Relatives and Friends are invited to a viewing on Tuesday morning from 9-11AM at the Funeral Home.

Interment with Military Honors will be held in Schuylkill Memorial Park Cemetery in Schuylkill Haven.


Georgine Marie (Demanchick) Leshko
, 75, passed away on Wednesday, December 1, 2021 after a long illness. She resided in Sugarloaf and was a former Shenandoah resident.

Georgine was born in Shenandoah on September 15, 1946. She was the daughter of the late George and Elsie (Gervel) Demanchick.

She was a 1964 graduate of the former Immaculate Heart Academy, Fountain Springs and the Patricia Stevens Business School, Philadelphia.

Georgine enjoyed working in many occupations during her career including fashion, education, consulting, and partnered with her husband in a family business.

She had a passion for travel and travelled extensively, mainly in Europe. Georgine enjoyed spending time with family and friends and was the first to step up and help everyone. Georgine had a deep and abiding faith in God. She was a great supporter of churches and many charitable causes. Georgine was a gracious and giving woman and many benefited from her tenderhearted spirit. Her kind and loving nature will be missed by all who love her.

Preceding her in death along with her parents was her sister, Dolores (Demanchick) Galitsky.

Surviving are her husband Robert T. Leshko, with whom she celebrated 50 years of marriage on October 9, 2021. Also surviving are her sister’s children, Sharon Galitsky, Kenneth Galitsky and his wife Bonnie Galitsky; her great nephew, David Galitsky and his wife Kassie. Additional survivors on Robert’s side of the family are five nephews and nine nieces, great nephews and nieces, one great-great niece, brother-in-law, Thomas Leshko and his wife Jean, and brother-in-law, Theodore “Ted” Bartol.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Tuesday, December 7, 2021 at 10:00 am in Holy Rosary Church, 240 South Poplar Street, Hazleton. Father Arbogaste Satoun will be the celebrant. Interment will follow in St. Stephen’s Cemetery, Shenandoah Heights. Relatives and friends are invited to attend a visitation before mass at Holy Rosary Church on Tuesday morning from 9:00 am until 10:00 am.

Expressions of sympathy can be made to the charity of your choice in Georgine’s memory.

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


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