Tuesday, September 13, 2022

Schuylkill County Obituaries for September 13th, 2022


Skook News Obituaries: September 13th, 2022

Obituaries published from the Schuylkill County area. 


Margaret M. Fetterolf, 93, Ashland, passed away peacefully on Sunday evening at Tremont Health and Rehabilitation Center, Tremont, with her family by her side.

Born in Connerton, she was the daughter of Mary Schmidt and Edward McDonald.

She was a member of Saint Charles Borromeo Catholic Church, Ashland.

Peg was preceded in death by her husband Clyde W. Fetterolf Jr. and also by her first husband William H. Metzinger.

She is survived by her three sons: William and his wife Barbara Metzinger, Gordon; Thomas and his wife Jacqueline Metzinger, Ashland; Mark Metzinger, Hummelstown; her two step-sons; Robert and Kenneth Fetterolf, both of Newport, NC, six grandchildren, eleven great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews.

Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Monday, September 19, 2022, at 11 a.m. in Saint Charles Borromeo Church, Ashland with Rev. Giuseppe C. Esposito, as the celebrant. Interment will be in St. Joseph Cemetery, Fountain Springs. Friends may call at the church on Monday from 10 a.m. until time of mass.


Alberta (Ohl) Bonetsky
, 82 years of age of East Broad Street Tamaqua, Pennsylvania passed away on Saturday, September 10, 2022, at home while in the care of her sons.

Born Wednesday, December 27, 1939 in Coaldale the daughter of the late Wilbur, and Barbara (Robertshaw) Ohl. Alberta, was also predeceased by; her husband of 54 years, Raymond J. Bonetsky, Sr.; brothers, Norwood, and Harry Ohl.

Surviving are sons, Raymond J. Bonetsky, Jr., Stephen M. Bonetsky and his wife Dee both of Tamaqua; grandchildren, Miranda L. and Michael J. Bonetsky; sisters, Arlene Quinn, Priscilla Dennis, Cumeatta Conrad; brother, Wilbur Ohl and his wife Patricia. Many nieces and nephews also survive Alberta.

A 1957 graduate of Tamaqua Area High School, Alberta worked in the Textile Industry for many years, retiring from J. E. Morgan Knitting Mills. A devoted member of St. John XXIII R.C.C. of Tamaqua, Alberta was a member of the choir. Alberta was a doting grandmother who enjoyed attending her grandchildren's sporting events, and liked to play Bingo

Funeral Arrangements entrusted to the E. Franklin Griffiths Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Inc. of 655 East Broad Street Tamaqua, Pennsylvania 18252. (570) 668-2550.

A Funeral Service will be at 11 o'clock A.M. on Thursday September 15, 2022 from the funeral home. Friends may call on Wednesday evening September 14, 2022 from 6 to 8:00 P.M., and on the morning of from 10:00 A.M. until the time of services.

Interment will be in Sky View Memorial Park, Tamaqua, Pennsylvania.

Memorials in her name to:
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
262 Danny Thomas Place
Memphis, TN 38105


Eugene G. Schenk, 88, of Gordon passed away Tuesday morning at home.

For more information or to extend online condolences visit www.kullfuneral.com. Kull-Heizenroth Funeral Home Inc, 901 Centre St, Ashland PA 17921 has been entrusted with arrangements.


Clyde S. Houser
, 92, of Sellersville, passed away on Saturday, September 10, 2022.

Born in Zion Grove, he was the son of the late Jeremiah and Laura (Lutz) Houser.

Clyde was employed at the Luther Davis farm, then worked at the Anthracite Baking Company before working for and retiring in 1995 from Keller's Creamery in Harleysville.

He was a member of St. Paul's Lutheran Church in Telford. Clyde enjoyed gardening and both reading western novels and watching western movies.

Clyde was preceded in death by his beloved companion, Rose Ott, in 1996, and by his brothers, Allen, Alvin, Luther, a sister, Ruth Zimmerman, and his half-sisters Caroline Yeager and Delores Mourer, along with a niece, Phyllis Deebel.

He is survived by nieces and nephews, John and Lee Mourer, Jr.; Faye Recla; Bill Zimmerman; Tom Zimmerman; Ken Zimmerman; Betsy Groff; Laurie Burrage; Dave Zimmerman; Lisa Long; Gladys Gradel and Luann Arcaro.

A Funeral service will be held at the Stauffer-Breznik Funeral Home, on Thursday, September 15th at 11 AM. Relatives and friends are invited to visit with Clydes family from 10 AM until the time of the service.

Memorial donations in Clydes name are asked to be made to the Home Stretch Horse Rescue, 509 Forest Road, Perkasie, Pa 18944.


Shirley Peters, 67, of Minersville, passed away Sunday morning at her home. 

Arrangements will be announced by the Donald J. Butler Funeral Home, Minersville.


Thomas J Bosack, Sr., 86, of Mar-Lin, passed away peacefully on September 11, 2022, at Lehigh Valley Cedar Crest Hospital with his family at his side. 

Born on October 31st, 1935, in Mar-Lin, PA, to the late John and Anna (Kaufman) Bosack. Thomas was a graduate of Pottsville Area High School in 1953 and Thaddeus Stevens Trade School in 1956. He was a union carpenter until his retirement at the age of 62. He also served as the Tax Collector for Norwegian Township for many years and enjoyed coaching little league baseball at Railway Park, Pottsville. He was an avid Penn State Football fan, a season ticket holder having attended games for most of his life. Tom loved to work in his garden and watch Phillies baseball. He was a member of the former Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Parish and current Saint Michaels of the Holy Family Parish, Minersville. 

He was preceded in death by his wife, Helen (Kiselica), sister Mary (Julian), and brothers, John, William, Francis, and Robert. 

He is survived by his four children, Maria (Joseph) Angelo, Elaine (Timothy) Woods, Thomas (fiancĂ© Stacey George) Bosack, Joseph (Christina DiCello) Bosack, seven grandchildren, Brendan, Quinn, Sean, Caitlin, Sebastian, Ethan, and Dominic. Numerous nieces and nephews. 

He is also survived by his brothers, Joseph, and James. And his sister, Theresa. 

A Mass of Christian Burial shall be held 10:00 am Saturday at St. Michael the Archangel Church of the Holy Family Parish, Minersville with Reverend Jason F. Stokes celebrant. 

All are invited to attend a visitation Saturday 8:00 to 9:30 am at the Mahal-Ritzel Funeral Home Inc., Minersville. 

Interment Our Lady of Mount Carmel Cemetery, Minersville. In lieu of flowers the family requests donations made to The Holy Family Parish. 

Mahal-Ritzel Funeral Home Inc., Minersville entrusted with the arrangements.


Mary Husway, 94, of Frackville, passed away peacefully on September 9th, 2022 at the Lehigh Valley Schuylkill East Hospital – Pottsville.

Mary was born in Gilberton, Pa and was the daughter of the late Alex and Fannie (Yourchak) Mendinsky.

She graduated from Gilberton High School, class of 1945.

She was the last survivor of her immediate family.

Mary was a member of St. John the Baptist Ukrainian Catholic Church in Maizeville. She was a retiree from the engineering department of the Bell Atlantic Telephone Company in Philadelphia.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband John Husway in 2019, her sisters, Anna and Helen Mendinsky, and her brothers, Harry, John, Peter, Michael, and Stephen.

Surviving are nieces and nephews including her niece and caregiver, Marie Mendinsky.

A visitation for family and friends will take place on Thursday, September 15th from 9 to 10am in St. John the Baptist Ukrainian Catholic Church, Maizeville, with Divine Liturgy at 10am officiated by Fr. Petro Zvarych. Burial will immediately follow in St. John’s parish cemetery in Frackville.

Oravitz Home for Funerals Inc, Shenandoah has been entrusted with the arrangements.


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