Saturday, October 8, 2022

Schuylkill County Obituaries for October 8th, 2022


Skook News Obituaries: October 8th, 2022

Obituaries published from the Schuylkill County area. 


Robert O. "Bob" Davidson, 96 years of age of Brockton, Pennsylvania passed away on Thursday, October 6, 2022, at St. Luke's Miners Memorial Medical Center in Coaldale, Pennsylvania.

Born Saturday, December 26, 1925, in Brockton, the son of the late Robert E. and Leitha M. (Brachman) Davidson. Bob was also predeceased by his beloved wife of 57 years, Sara Jane (Jennings) Davidson on May 29, 2006; stepmother, Beatrice (Barnisky) Davidson; brother, John E. "Jack" Davidson.

Surviving are; daughter, Janie D. Larsen and her husband Scott of Burnsville, MN; son, Robert J. Davidson and his wife Judy of Allentown, PA; grandchildren, Ash Larsen (Brea) of Lakeville, MN and Sydney McCardell (Jason) of Upper Marlboro, MD; great grandchildren, Maddie (17), Leila (8), Cade (3) of Lakeville, MN; sister, Beatrice L. Moore of Lehigh Valley, PA; nieces and nephews.

Bob attended Pottsville High School before graduating from Franklin & Marshall Academy in Lancaster, PA. Upon graduation, Bob entered Lehigh University; however, he was called to service as a member of the United States Marine Corp serving honorably in the Pacific Theater. Bob returned home to work for his family's business, Mount Carbon Brewery. Bob became president of the Brewery and served in that capacity until its sale to Yuengling in 1976. Bob then remained active in his ownership of Schuylkill Masonry Construction Company, Pottsville, PA until his retirement in 1991.

A devoted member of St. Paul's Lutheran Church of Middleport, PA, Bob served as Church Council President for over 69 years. Bob was an avid outdoorsman who enjoyed hunting and fishing all his life. In his youth Bob enjoyed playing baseball and football, and later in life cheering from his favorite chair. A founding member of the Lone Pine Sportsman Club, and Moss Glen Rod & Gun Club. Bob served as Treasurer of the Brockton Fire Company for over 57 years, and was a member of the Middleport American Legion for over 74 years. A Mason, Bob held membership in the Lehigh Consistory Bloomsburg, and Rajah Temple of Reading.

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 visitation will be held from the funeral home on Tuesday October 11, 2022 from 6 to 8:00 P.M., and then on Wednesday October 12, 2022 in church from 10:00 A.M. until time of services.

Funeral Services will be held from St. Paul's Lutheran Church Shade & Maple Streets Middleport, Pennsylvania 17953 on Wednesday October 12, 2022 at 11 o'clock A.M., Rev. Peggy Sue Pfeffer to officiate.

Interment with Military Honors to be bestowed, will be in Schuylkill Memorial Park, Schuylkill Haven, Pennsylvania.

Memorials in his name to:
St. Paul's Lutheran Church
Shade & Maple Streets
Middleport, Pennsylvania 17953


Christine Murphy, beloved mother, sister, grandmother, 54 years of age of Mount Carmel, Pennsylvania passed away peacefully on Wednesday, October 6, 2022, as a guest of Broad Mountain Nursing & Rehabilitation Ctr. in Frackville, Pennsylvania.

Born Wednesday, October 11, 1967 in Newark, New Jersey the daughter of the late Olga Morales.

Surviving are; sons, Edward Murphy, Christopher Murphy and Jett Manfree; sisters, Marisol Wehner wife of Steve Wehner, Catherine Cruz wife of Paul Cruz; grandchildren, Malena, Ava and Kayla. nieces Jessecca, Celeste, Crystal, Isabella and nephews Justin, Joshua and Jacob also survive Christine.

A graduate of Harrison High School of New Jersey, Christine was catholic by faith. Christine was a devoted animal lover, having owned "Just Like Home" doggy day care. Christine was a talented painter, lover of gardening, puzzles and enjoyed spending time with her family.

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


George W. Dauberman
, 88, of Tower City, went to be with the Lord, Friday night October 7, 2022 at his home.

Born in Lykens, December 9, 1933, a son of the late Edgar and Thelma Morris Dauberman.

He was a United States Air Force Veteran.

George was a man of deep faith. He could always be found reading his Bible. George also enjoyed working outside in his yard and spending time with his family.

In addition to his parents, George was preceded in death by 6 brothers, Edgar, Dean, John, Glen, Robert, and Donald, and 7 sisters, Betty, Shirley, Anna, Dori, Nancy Jean, Vivian, and Verna.

Surviving are his beloved wife of 57 years, Faye Sponsler Dauberman; his children, Glenn Dauberman (Charity), Port Orange, Florida, Brenda Kahler (Don), Pillow, George Dauberman Jr., Georgina Vasquez, and Cynthia Dauberman, all of San Antonio, Texas; two sisters, Mary Sponic, South Carolina and Sara Miller, Millersburg; numerous grandchildren including Elyssa Ellinger and Joshua Dauberman; several great grandchildren; numerous nieces and nephews.

Following George's wishes, he will be laid to rest privately at the Fairview Cemetery, Williamstown.

In lieu of flowers, donations in George's memory can be made to Advantage Hospice, 1520 Rt. 61 Highway South, Pottsville PA, 17901.

The Dimon Funeral Home & Cremation Services Inc. is honored to serve the Dauberman family.


Donna R Williamson
, age 79, of Valley View, passed away Friday, October 7, 2022 at Geisinger St. Luke's Hospital, Orwigsburg.

She was born on Friday, June 4, 1943, in Valley View, a daughter of the late Russell Hepler and the late Marjorie P (Reed) Hepler.

She was a 1961 graduate of Tri-Valley High School and also a graduate of Thompson Institute, Harrisburg.

Donna was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church, Valley View.

She was also a member of the Order of Eastern Star Tremont.

Donna loved to cross stitch, read, and attend her grandson's sporting events. She also enjoyed vacations at Myrtle Beach.

She was preceded in death by her parents and by a sister, Marjorie Patricia Kaster.

She is survived by her husband Richard H Williamson, to whom she was married for 57 years.

She is also survived by a daughter, Denise M Seaman and her husband Jeffrey of Harrisburg; two grandsons, Zachary C Seaman and his wife Katlynd of Harrisburg and Jeremy J Seaman and his wife Hope of Jonestown; five great grandchildren Charles, Bailee, Lucas, Addison, and Cooper; and two nephews.

A Celebration of Life Service will be held at a later date.

Memorial contributions can be made to the Breast Cancer Research Foundation, 28 West 44th Street, Suite 609, New York, NY 10036.

Buffington-Reed Funeral Home, Inc., Valley View, is in charge of arrangements.


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