Tuesday, June 14, 2022

Schuylkill County Obituaries for June 14th, 2022


Skook News Obituaries: June 14th, 2022

Obituaries published from the Schuylkill County area. 


Kathleen H. Jones
, 89 years of age, of Tamaqua, PA, passed away on Tuesday, June 14, 2022, at Scenic View Personal Care in Palmerton, PA. She was predeceased by her husband, Richard D. Jones in 2016 after 65 years of marriage. 

Born in Tamaqua on July 18, 1932, Kathleen was a daughter of the late Leroy and Ruth (Clausius) Hein. She was a member of St. John United Church of Christ in Tamaqua. Kathleen enjoyed spending time with her family and working in her flower garden. 

Surviving is son, Richard Jones and his wife, Bonnie of Mahoning Valley, PA; daughters, Kathleen Kropp and her husband, Herbert of Tamaqua and Crystal Zambelli of Walnutport, PA; grandchildren, Richard Kropp, Steven Kropp, Jared Zambelli, and Lisa Roesch; and great grandchildren, Tobin Kropp, Graham Kropp, Noah Hoang, Benjamin Kropp, Caleb Jones, Delana Jones, Peyton Roesch, Savannah Roesch, Grant Roesch, and Jack Roesch. 

Kathleen was also predeceased by daughter, Linda Lee Jones; grandson, Eric Jones; great grandson, Alexander Jones; brothers, Franklin Hein and William Hein; and sister, Ruth (Hein) Hartranft. 

Services will be held at 11 AM on Friday, June 17, 2022, at the Zizelmann-Gulla Funeral Home, 500 East Broad Street, Tamaqua with The Rev. Kevin Duffy-Guy officiating. Interment in Odd Fellows Cemetery, 503 West Broad Street, Tamaqua will follow the services. Call 9-11 AM on Friday at the funeral home. Memorials in her name may be made to St. John United Church of Christ, 150 Pine Street, Tamaqua, PA 18252. 

Arrangements are being handled by the Zizelmann-Gulla Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Inc., Tamaqua.


Linda Ann Bryden
, 75, of Schuylkill Haven, passed away Friday, June 10, at Geisinger St. Luke's Hospital, Orwigsburg.

Born Feb. 5, 1947, in Pottsville, she was a daughter of Eula Mae Florence (Dennis) Koperna, Schuylkill Haven, and the late Andrew David Koperna.

She was the widow of John Charles Bryden, her husband of 51 years.

In addition to her father and husband, Linda was preceded in death by her nephews, Matthew and Blaine Koperna.

She was a 1964 graduate of Nativity BVM High School and earned her associate degree from McCann School of Business & Technology.

Linda was of the Catholic faith and was a member of the Schuylkill County Historical Society.

She was the former co-owner and co-operator of Forget Me Not Florist, Pottsville.

In addition to her mother, Linda is survived by a sister, Patricia Miller Wallace, wife of William Wallace; and two brothers, Andrew, husband of Judy Koperna, and Roger, husband of Teena Koperna, all of Schuylkill Haven; as well as nieces and nephews, and an aunt, Margaret Phillips, Fort Myers, Fla.

A Catholic memorial service will be conducted at 11 a.m. Thursday, June 16, at Geschwindt-Stabingas Funeral Home Inc., Schuylkill Haven, with Monsignor Edward Zemanik officiating. A visitation will be held from 10 a.m. until the time of service at the funeral home. Interment will be held privately. At the family's request, donations in Linda's memory may be forwarded to Hillside SPCA, PO Box 233, Pottsville, PA 17901.


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