Saturday, July 16, 2022

Schuylkill County Obituaries for July 16th, 2022


Skook News Obituaries: July 16th, 2022

Obituaries published from the Schuylkill County area. 


Madeline V. (Mirocke) Examitas, 73 of Shenandoah formerly of William Penn passed away on July 12, 2022 at Lehigh Valley Hospital-Schuylkill East Norwegian, Pottsville.

Born in Shenandoah on June 10, 1949, she was the daughter of the late Peter “KO Sullivan” Miracky and the late Yolanda (Cella) Miracky.

She was a graduate of the former J.W. Cooper High School, Shenandoah.

Prior to her retirement, she was employed in the housekeeping department at the Shenandoah Senior Living Community.

Madeline was a kind, considerate and hardworking woman but above all else, she treasured the time spent with her family especially her grandchildren.

Surviving are her two daughters, Cheryl Draughn and her husband Wes of Ames, Iowa and Shannon Examitas of Shenandoah; four grandchildren, Ricky, Emma, Isabella and Perla; cousins and many friends.

A religious service will he held on Tuesday, July 19, 2022 at 10:00 am at Walukiewicz-Oravitz Fell Funeral Home, 132 South Jardin Street, Shenandoah with Monsignor Ronald C. Bocian, Pastor officiating. Interment will follow in Our Lady of Mount Carmel Cemetery, Shenandoah Heights. Relatives and friends may call at the funeral home on Tuesday morning from 8:00 am until 10:00 am.

Walukiewicz-Oravitz Fell Funeral Home, Shenandoah is in care of the arrangements.


Edward Harach, 71, of Newmanstown, PA, passed away Tuesday, July 12th, at Reading Hospital.

Edward was born in Mahanoy City, PA on December 13, 1950, a son of the late Mary (Ludinsky) and Joseph Harach.

He graduated from Mahanoy Area High School class of 1968.

Eddie had belonged to the Good American Hose Company #3 Mahanoy City.

He was the husband of Theresa (Remetta) Harach.

Eddie is survived by three sisters, Dorothy, wife of Edmund Milukas, of Lancaster; Julianne, wife of Eugene Lesko, of Nottingham MD; Kathryn Hagenbuch, of California,

a brother, Thomas, husband of Irene, of Newark De, nieces and nephews.

He is preceded in death by Brothers Charles, James, Joseph, Donald and Stephen and a sister Rose.

Family and friends may call Tuesday 11am to noon at Louis D. Truskowsky Funeral Home & Crematory Inc.

Interment will follow at St. Nicholas Cemetery Mahanoy City.

Louis D. Truskowsky Funeral Home & Crematory Inc. Mahanoy City is in charge of arrangements. Visit to sign the guest book and send sympathy cards.


John Allan Shoener
, rural Louisiana, MO, went to his Heavenly home on July 15, 2022, at Mercy Hospital, Chesterfield, MO. He was born on March 11, 1940 to the late Marian Spehrley Shoener and John Robert Shoener, in Pottsville PA. where he grew up and graduated from Pottsville High School In 1958. He graduated from Pennsylvania State University with a Bachelor’s Degree in 1962, and later he received his Master’s Degree from Penn State.

He was married to Carol Dianne Marsicano on July 20, 1963. Six children were born of this union:

Carol Suzanne Salisbury (Tony), Jeffrey Allan Shoener (Jill), Holly Dianne Russell (Kurt), Heather Anne Houp (Craig), Michael John Shoener (Lauren), and Jonathan Lewis Shoener (Ashley).

There are nine grandchildren: Ryan (Kristan), Curtis (Rikki), Daniel, Jay, Hannah, Marie, Calynn, Ellis, Matthew and three great grandchildren: Ryder, Reid, Turner.

Allan worked for Agway in Cressona, PA for 10 years, then became an Agricultural Extension Agent for Penn State until his retirement. He also farmed part time, for a time raising livestock, then crop farming.

He served on the Pine Grove School board, as an auditor for Washington Township, and volunteered with the boy scouts. He also served on his Church council.

Upon retiring and moving to Missouri, he enjoyed caring for the acreage on his farm.

He served in the Pennsylvania National Guard.

He was of the Protestant faith.

Allan respected all of God’s creatures, and was loved by many

amazing puppy dogs, including Rascal and Walter who will miss him.

Any memorials should be made to the animal shelter of donor’s choice.

Collier’s Funeral Home, Louisiana, MO is in charge of arrangements.

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