Friday, August 5, 2022

Schuylkill County Obituaries for August 5th, 2022


Skook News Obituaries: August 5th, 2022

Obituaries published from the Schuylkill County area. 


Joseph A. “Junior” Rady
, 76, of Saint Clair, loving husband for 54 years of Donna (Uhrin) Rady, passed away Tuesday August 2, 2022, at LVHN Schuylkill.

Joe was born in Pottsville in December of 1945. He was a son of the late Joseph and Eleanor (Meloditz) Rady.

Joe was a 1964 graduate of Saint Clair Area High School, where he was a three-letter man. He excelled in basketball, baseball, and football, and he was a member of the National Honor Society and Student Council. He briefly attended Kutztown University before being drafted into the U.S. Army.

Joe’s greatest adventure was serving as a Communications and Cryptographic Specialist in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War. From 1967-1970, he trained in Fort Jackson, SC and Fort Monmouth, NJ, and was stationed at Fort Monroe, VA.

After returning to civilian life, he worked for many years at the former Argo/Tiffany Mills as a Knitting Machine Technician. Continuing with his love for sports, he spent many years coaching baseball for the Saint Clair Little League and basketball for the Saint Clair Boys’ Biddy Basketball League.

From there, he moved on to the U.S. Postal Service where he was a Maintenance Technician in Reading. Upon his retirement, Joe spent time woodworking, discussing politics and history, gardening, and spending time with his grandchildren.

Joe was always known for his quick wit, frugal sense, and love for his poodles, Abby and Brandy. He was very generous and would always extend a hand to help whoever needed it. He was also an avid photographer, and his usual assignment was “the family photographer”. Cooking was another passion, and Joe enjoyed making and sharing halupki and other family recipes.

Joe was a lifetime member of American Legion Post 38, Schuylkill Haven.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, Mark Rady.

Surviving in addition to his wife, Donna, are his daughter Stephanie Rady and husband Joseph Price of Hackettstown, NJ, and son Jeffrey Rady and his wife Carolina Mendoza of Parkesburg, PA; five grandchildren, including twins Dylan and Maxwell Price and John, Mary, and Adam Rady; two adoring sisters, Barbara Swantner and her husband Ronald of Saint Clair and Diana Marx and her husband Thomas of Pottsville; Many Loving and Supportive Nieces, Nephews, Cousins and Friends.

Funeral Services will be Private at the request of the family. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Hillside SPCA, P.O. Box 233, Pottsville, PA 17901 in memory of Joseph. Burial with military honors will be at Indiantown Gap National Cemetery, Annville.

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


Sandra Lee Klinger, age 56, of Minersville, PA passed away Wednesday, August 3rd, 2022 at Lehigh Valley Hospital in Allentown.

Born in Pottsville, PA on December 7, 1965, she was the daughter of the Anna Mae (Schwalm) Kroh in Frackville.

She was preceded in death by her husband of 20 years, Lewis Allen Klinger Jr on June 15, 2005 and a brother Michael Kroh.

In addition to her Mother, Sandra is survived by three daughters: Lynn Klinger and (James), Pottsville, Jennifer Klinger, Pottsville, and Heather Klinger, Minersville; a son Joseph Klinger, Pottsville; 11 grandchildren: C.J., Markeese, Armari, Perfect, Daisha, Ava, Kai, Jasmyn, Michael, Jamarion, and Brooklyn; a brother Thomas Kroh, Frackville; three sisters: Paula Townsend, Frackville, Tina Andrews, Frackville, and Carol Dixon, New Philadelphia; and nieces and nephews.

A Celebration of Life Service will be held on Tuesday August 9th at 7PM at the Robert A. Evans Jr. Funeral Home in Port Carbon, with Pastor Jack Murray officiating.

Relatives and Friends are invited to visit with the family on Tuesday evening from 6-7PM at the Funeral Home.

Interment will be held private.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to help with funeral costs to the Robert A Evans Jr Funeral Home, 208 Pike Street, Port Carbon, PA 17965.


Joseph Stanley Honrychs
, 60 of Mullica Hill, New Jersey passed away on Wednesday, August 3, 2022 at Inspira Health Center Mullica Hill Commons, Mullica Hill, NJ.

Born in Camden, New Jersey on April 2, 1962 he was the son of Eleanor (Semansky) Honrychs of New Jersey and the late Stanley R. Honrychs.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Monday, August 8, 2022 at 10:00 am in Saint Casimir's Church, 229 North Jardin Street, Shenandoah with Monsignor Ronald C. Bocian, Pastor as the celebrant. Interment will follow in Our Lady of Dawn Cemetery, Shenandoah Heights.

Walukiewicz-Oravitz Fell Funeral Home, 132 South Jardin Street, Shenandoah is in care of the arrangements.


Florence Anne Nestarick, RN
, 72, of Ringtown, passed away peacefully on Thursday, August 4th, 2022 at her residence.

Florence was born in Shenandoah, on June 27, 1950, a son of the late Ann (Grande) and Michael Nestarick.

After high school, Florence earned the National Defense Service Medal while serving her country as a Lieutenant in the Unites States Navy, during the Vietnam Era. She served her country from 1972 until 1976. Upon her honorable discharge as a public relations officer, she attended and was a graduate of both the Bloomsburg University and the Geisinger School of Nursing.

Florence worked as a registered nurse in the neo-natal intensive care unit at the Geisinger Medical Center in Danville, and then at the Shenandoah Manor Nursing Center. Florence retired from the nursing industry to provide unselfish at home care for her mother during her golden years.

She was a member of the former Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Church in Shenandoah and currently was attending St. Mary's Church in Ringtown.

Florence is survived by her brother Michael P. Nestarick, along with Linda, of Jersey Shore. Also surviving are her aunt, Theresa Maloney, of California; a cousin, Peter Grande of the Philadelphia area, along with several other cousins, who are located through out the country.

A Memorial Service will be held at 11 AM on Friday, August 19th at Stauffer-Breznik Funeral Home, 412 West Main Street, Ringtown. Visitation with Florence's family will be held from 10-11 AM at the funeral home prior to the service.

Florence will be laid to rest during Private family services.



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