Sunday, January 30, 2022

Schuylkill County Obituaries for January 30th, 2022


Skook News Obituaries: January 30th, 2022

Obituaries published from the Schuylkill County area.


Jason A. Brommer, 50, of Brommer Lane, Pine Grove, passed away on Saturday, January 29, 2022 at home.

Born on March 29, 1971 in Pottsville, he was a son of John Brommer of Pine Grove and the late Leanna Koch Brommer.

He was a 1990 graduate of Pine Grove Area High School and a member of St. John's Lutheran Church, Pine Grove.

Jason had worked at the former Moen plant in Pine Grove.

Surviving, in addition to his father, are his wife Ann Wolfe Brommer; a daughter, Kaitlyn Brommer; a son, Kyle Rhein and fiancé Brittany Wolff; one grandchild, Axton Rhein, all of Pine Grove; two brothers, Alexander Brommer of Pine Grove, Nicolas and wife Christina Brommer of Virginia.

Services will be held at a later date.

In lieu of flowers, the family would prefer contributions be made to the H. L. Snyder Funeral Home, Inc., 139 S. Tulpehocken St., Pine Grove, Pa. 17963 in his memory.


Arthur "The Ccone" Yannaccone
, 76, of Sterling, Kansas, passed away Jan. 12, 2022, at Hospice House of Hutchinson, Kansas. He was born Dec. 29, 1945, in Pottsville, the son of Antonio Arthur and Mary Candelore Yannaccone. 

Arthur graduated from Minersville High School with the Class of 1963. He has resided in Sterling since 1977, formerly of Minersville. Arthur worked as a barber and a roughneck for Sterling Drilling. He served in the Navy from 1963 until 1966 during the Vietnam War. Arthur was a stagehand and member of the local IATSE. He enjoyed good food, animals, loved sports and was a diehard Philadelphia Eagles fan. Arthur was an avid jogger and credits himself for starting the jogging craze. He also loved music and going to concerts "back in the day" with any number of friends old and young. You could find him hanging out in his barber shop on Sunbury Street with his dog, Plato, entertaining customers in between an occasional haircut. He was a "one of a kind," an unforgettable character to all who knew him. On March 31, 1978, 

Arthur was united in marriage with Barbara Cola in Lyons, Kansas. She survives the home. Arthur was preceded in death by his parents and sister, Rita Lynch. He is also survived by his two children, Mario Yannaccone and Sarah Yannaccone, both of Sterling. 

A funeral service was held Jan. 19, 2022, in Sterling. Memorials may be given to Hospice House or the Sterling Public Library in care of Birzer Funeral Home, Sterling.


Dennis L. Farnsworth
, 70, of Ashland, passed away Saturday, January 22, 2022, at the Geisinger Shamokin Community Hospital, Coal Township. Born in Shenandoah Heights, January 15, 1952, he was the son of the late Charles and Ruth Hill Farnsworth. He was a graduate of the Mahanoy Area High School, class of 1969, and was employed as an electrician at the Indiantown Gap Military Base, Annville, until his retirement. Preceding him in death was a brother Ronald.


Caretakers: Eugene and Maureen Locker

Daughter: Erica Mesaros Lehighton Pa

Grandchildren: Three

Many great cousins and friends!

A graveside memorial service is being planned for a later date. Visit