Monday, July 18, 2022

Schuylkill County Obituaries for July 18th, 2022


Skook News Obituaries: July 18th, 2022

Obituaries published from the Schuylkill County area. 


Helen Fekette Udit, 96, of Dieners Hill, St Clair, passed away peacefully Saturday, July 16th at The Gardens at York Terrace where she had been a resident since April.

Helen was born February 21, 1926, in Lorainne (Eagle Hill). She was a daughter of the late Michael and Sophie (Lazar) Fekette. She was the last remaining member of her immediate family.

She and her family moved to a farm in McKeensburg where she grew up and eventually moved to Shoentown. She attended Port Carbon Public Schools and was employed by various clothing factories as a sewing machine operator, Rest Haven Nursing Home and retired from Wearever Pencil Factory.

She was a lifetime member of St. Michael the Archangel Orthodox Church, St Clair. She served on the parish council for many years and was a member of St Michael’s Sisterhood. She volunteered for many years in St. Michael’s kitchen and greeted everyone who entered with a smile. She enjoyed rooting on the Philadelphia Phillies and the Penn State Nittany Lions.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, John N. Udit, SR in August 1992; four brothers, Michael Fekette, Charles Fekette, John Fekette and George Fekette; and four sisters, Sophie Chiminitz, Anna Schoffstall, Mary Branchick, and Sue Warden.

She is survived by three sons, John, Jr. Gordonville, PA, Michael (Fuzzy), St. Clair and Charles, and his wife Ann M., Harrisburg, PA. Three grandchildren, Scott Udit and his wife Dorothy, New Cumberland, PA, Jason Udit, Pottsville and Megan Udit, Harrisburg, PA. She is also survived by two great granddaughters, Emily and Lauren and various nieces and nephews.

The family requests contributions to St. Michael’s Orthodox Church, 110 North Morris Street, St. Clair, PA 17970 in lieu of flowers.

The family would like to thank the compassionate and professional staff at the Gardens at York Terrance for their loving care of Helen these past few months.

Panachida will be at 9:15 AM Thursday July 21, 2022 from the Bruce T. Hart Funeral 110 North 2nd Street St. Clair, PA 17970. Further Services will be at 10:00 AM from St. Michael the Archangel Church. Calling hours are Wednesday 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM and Thursday 8:30 AM -9:15 AM at the Funeral Home.

Interment will be in St Michael Orthodox Cemetery East Norwegian Twp.

Bruce T. Hart Funeral Home, St. Clair, is in charge of arrangements.


Jerome T. Piaskowski Sr., 77, Gordon passed away peacefully Sunday at Lehigh Valley Hospital, East, Pottsville with his family at his side.

Born in Shenandoah he was a son of the late Joseph C. and Anna M. Styner Piaskowski. He had been employed as an accountant for the former Zapata Industries and the for Senior Services, Pottsville until his retirement.

Following graduation he received his associate degree from McAnn"s School of business.

In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his nephew Steven Piaskowski.

Jerry is survived by his wife of 31 years Mary Balchus Piaskowski, two sons; Brandon Engle and Kevin Piaskowski, his daughter Tiffany Fitzgerald, two brothers; Joseph J. and Stephen (Sharon) Piaskowski, two sisters; Helene wife of Patrick Roland and Ann Marie wife of Thomas Davidock also by two grandchildren; Ava and Michael Fitzgerald, nieces and nephews

Services and interment will be private at the convenience of the family.


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