Wednesday, June 15, 2022

Schuylkill County Obituaries for June 15th, 2022


Skook News Obituaries: June 15th, 2022

Obituaries published from the Schuylkill County area. 


Todd D. Gerace, passed away on June 9, 2022 and Todd’s family would like to thank everyone for their kind words and support. 

At this time there will not be a service so as to allow family to heal, process and grieve in private. 

We sincerely appreciate everyone’s understanding.


William F. Davis, Jr
, 90, of Pottsville, PA passed away Tuesday morning at Lehigh Valley Hospital - Schuylkill East.

Born May 25, 1932, in Pottsville, PA, he was the son of the late William Davis and his wife Emma Elizabeth (née Eisenacher). William Jr. attended Pottsville High School, where he played football for the Crimson Tide and was a tuba player in the band. After graduation, he worked in the factory at Cressona Aluminum. William was drafted into the US Army and served in Germany. After his discharge, he joined the Pottsville Police Department, where he had the honor of being part of the local security during JFK’s 1960 Presidential campaign. Later in life, he drove for Swift & Company and worked at the Lehigh Valley Dairy.

He was Scoutmaster of Pottsville’s Boy Scout Troop 615 and a member of the Order of the Arrow from the Hawk Mountain Council. William was an avid Penn State Nittany Lions football fan and for decades enjoyed attending their home games. He also enjoyed listening to baseball on the radio, camping, and spending time with his family, especially his grandchildren.

William Jr. is survived by his three children and six grandchildren: William Davis III, his wife Elizabeth and their sons William IV and Timothy, residing in Eagleville, PA; Marianne Fickinger, her husband Matthew, and their daughter Madison and son Matthew, residing in Williamstown, PA; and John Davis, his companion Sheila and their sons Christopher and Andrew, residing in Pottsville, PA.

William was preceded in death by his wife of 59 years, Rita Teresa (née Yetman). After a private ceremony, he will be interred beside her at Schuylkill Memorial Cemetery in Schuylkill Haven, PA. In lieu of flowers, the family would prefer memorial donations be made in his name to: Special Olympics of PA (SOPA) - Greater Lehigh Valley Pocono Region, Attn: Donations, 2158 Avenue C Suite 201, Bethlehem, PA 18017.

Schlitzer Allen Pugh Funeral Home has been entrusted with the arrangements.


Michael R. Snyder
, 67, of Pine Grove, formerly of Elizabethville, passed away suddenly, Tuesday, June 14, 2022 at his home.

Born in Elizabethville, July 19, 1954, a son of the late Roy and Alice Spicher Snyder. He was a graduate of Upper Dauphin Area High School.

Mike and his family were the owners of the former MARS Footwear, Elizabethville. He recently retired as a warehouse manager from Up Front Footwear, Mount Joy.

He was an avid dirt track race fan, even owning his own car at one time. He enjoyed bowling, golfing, baseball and his cats; Orange Juice and Tipsy. He formerly coached the Elizabethville Teener Baseball team for many years. But above all, his family meant the world to him, he was extremely proud of his three sons and his grandchildren.

Surviving are his loving companion of 35 years, Tracey M. Warfel, three sons; Bryan Snyder and his wife Nancy, Pottsville, Michael Snyder, Lock Haven and Keith A. Snyder and his wife Jo Anna, Halifax, 5 grandchildren he adored; Cheyenne, Cody, Hailey, Bryleigh, and Haelyn Snyder, a sister; Alice Forney and her husband Larry, Elizabethville, a niece, aunt, uncle and many cousins.

Graveside services will be held on Monday, June 20, 2022 at 11:00 am from the Maple Grove Cemetery, Elizabethville.

In lieu of flowers donations in Mike's name can be made to Ruth Steinert Memorial SPCA, P.O. Box 332, Schuylkill Haven, PA 17972.

The Dimon Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Inc., Tower City is honored to serve the Snyder family.


These obituaries are being  brought to by Anthony Urban Law Offices. P.C.

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