Monday, October 10, 2022

Schuylkill County Obituaries for October 10th, 2022


Skook News Obituaries: October 10th, 2022

Obituaries published from the Schuylkill County area. 


Margaret Ann Soley, 75, of Orwigsburg, passed away Saturday, October 8th, at her residence.

Margaret was born in Pottsville, PA on June 25, 1947, a daughter of the late Beulah (Seltzer) and Clement Scholeck.

She was last employed at Atlas Powder, Tamaqua.

Margaret is survived by her care giver Ruth Bickleman - Whitley of Tamaqua, a nephew Andy and his wife Chris and there son Caden of Georgia.

Services were private at the convenience of the family.


Richard M. Longenecker
, 91, of Laurel Court, Pine Grove, passed away on Sunday, October 9, 2022 at home.

Born on March 3, 1931 in Lebanon, he was a son of the late Lester and Sarah Lehman Longenecker.

Richard was a 1949 graduate of Annville High School.

He was an Army Veteran having served during the Korean War.

Richard was a farmer, drove bus for Jeck's Service Station in Ravine and was Supervisor and secretary/treasurer of Pine Grove Township. He was a member of the Pine Grove VFW and the Pine Grove American Legion.

He was a member of the United Methodist Church of the Good Shepherd in Lebanon.

Preceding him in death were a son Richard M. Longenecker Jr., and a brother Barry Longenecker.

Surviving are his wife of 69 years, Pauline Winters Longenecker; five daughters, Debra Longenecker, Susan and husband Ken Lengel, Barbara and husband Thomas Sleva, Ann and husband John Stahl, Janet and husband Rich Wolfe, all of Pine Grove; 10 grandchildren, Alison Sherk, Amy Dubbs, Luke Longenecker, Heather Krammes, Jennifer Frantz, Nicole Heaton, Kenneth Sites, Christopher Blouch, Zachary Blouch, and Tyler Wolfe; 10 great grandchildren; two brothers, Robert Longenecker of Hershey, Lester Longenecker of Palmyra; a sister Shirley Ruhl of Plowville; nieces and nephews.

Funeral Services will be held on Thursday, October 13, 2022 at 11:00 A.M. at the H. L. Snyder Funeral Home, Inc., Pine Grove with Pastor Alan Smith officiating. There will be a viewing on Thursday, October 13, 2022 from 9:00 A.M. until 11:00 A.M. at the Funeral Home. Interment will follow in St. John's Lutheran Cemetery, Pine Grove.

In lieu of flowers, the family would prefer contributions be sent to St. Jude's Children's Research Hospital Memorial Giving, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105 or in his memory.


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