Thursday, August 11, 2022

Schuylkill County Obituaries for August 11th, 2022


Skook News Obituaries: August 11th, 2022

Obituaries published from the Schuylkill County area. 


Mary Jane Rudy
, 80, of Mary D, PA died on Wednesday, August 10, 2022, in Coaldale, PA. She was the wife of the late Joseph J. “Bepo” Rudy, Jr. who died in 1991. 

Born in Pottsville, PA on May 1, 1942, Mary was a daughter of the late Francis P. “Ben” and Jane M. (Coleman) Pollack. A 1960 graduate of Marian High School, she received a teaching certificate from Alvernia College. A teacher and homemaker, Mary had also worked as a cashier at the former Jamesway, Tamaqua, PA. She was the Girl Scout Leader for Troop # 297, Mary D for over 30 years and served as a Schuylkill Township Representative to the Schuylkill Valley Sewer Authority. Mary was a life member of the Mary D Fire Company Auxiliary; a member of the Mary D Community Association; and a member of The Parish of St. John XXIII, Tamaqua. Although a lifelong Phillies fan, she was a much larger fan and supporter of her many grandchildren. 

Mary is survived by sons, Joseph Rudy of Mary D, Francis Rudy and his wife Kristine of New Ringgold, PA, and Matthew Rudy of Mary D; daughters, Jane Shellhamer and her husband Calvin of New Ringgold and Amy Delpais and her husband Paul of Pottsville, PA; grandchildren, Meghan Rudy, Joseph Rudy, C.J. Shellhamer, Andrew Delpais, Julia Shellhamer, Aaron Delpais, Jacob Rudy, Katelyn Rudy, Ben Shellhamer, and Kimberly Rudy; sister, Judy Yanes and her husband Richard of Tuscarora, PA; and many nephews and nieces. She was predeceased by daughter-in-law, Roberta “Bobbie” Rudy. 

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10 AM on Saturday, August 20, 2022, in St. John XXIII Catholic Church, 307 Pine Street, Tamaqua. Interment in St. Bertha Cemetery, Tuscarora, PA will follow the mass. Call 8-10 AM Saturday in the church. 

Memorials in Mary’s name may be made to Memorial Processing, St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105-9959 or at; the Hillside SPCA, PO Box 233, Pottsville, PA 17901; or the Mary D Fire Company, PO Box 376, Mary D, PA 17952-0376. 

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


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