Sunday, January 22, 2023

Schuylkill County Obituaries for January 22nd, 2023


Skook News Obituaries: January 22nd, 2023

Obituaries published from the Schuylkill County area. 


Thomas I. "Tucker" Dolbin, age 83, of Mahanoy City, passed away peacefully on January 20, 2023. He joined his very much missed loving wife Mary Rose (Bowman) Dolbin. 

He was a 1957 graduate of Mahanoy City High School and was last employed by Alcoa. He spent many years involved with the Mahanoy City Little League, coaching the PNB team and was inducted into the Mahanoy City Little League Hall of Fame. He also served his country with honor and distinction in the Air Force and was a member of Mahanoy City American Legion Post 74. He was a lifetime member of the Good American Hose Company # 3 "The Dutchies". Nothing made him happier than greeting everyone at all the Dutchies functions. He was a great man that gave his love unconditionally. You could always find him cheering and supporting his kids and grandchildren's activities. 

Surviving are his loving sons Thomas Dolbin, James Dolbin and husband Jose Hernandez, daughters Suzanne Dolbin and companion Donald Readinger, Holly Dolbin and companion John Lengel. Grandchildren Jonathon and Stacey Dombrowski, Aaron Dombrowski and fiancĂ©' Ciara Startzel, Timothy and Ashley Dolbin, T.J. Dolbin and Emily Umbenhauer. Great grandchildren Cameron, Kaylie, Evan and Bria Dombrowski, McKenna and Jace Smith, Jordyn, Aubreigh and Tanner Dolbin, brother David Dolbin and his wife Carolyn. 

Preceded in death by a sister Dorothy "Sis" Lorah and a daughter in law Wilma Dolbin. 

Relatives and friends are invited to attend his funeral service with military honors to be held on Saturday morning at 11 AM from the German Protestant Cemetery in Mahanoy Township. The Rev. Robert Adams will officiate. 

Contributions in his name to the Good American Hose Company # 3, 738 E. Mahanoy Ave. Mahanoy City, PA 17948 would be appreciated by the Family. 

David D. Jarrett Funeral Home of Mahanoy City is in charge of arrangements.


God wrapped his loving arms around a beloved mother, wife, Grandmother (MiMi), and Great-grandmother. Kay Lorraine Hogan, 71, of Ashland died peacefully Thursday evening at Serenity Gardens, Kulpmont surrounded by those close to her. Kay battled Dementia/Alzheimer’s for eleven years with both grace and dignity, but it never stopped her from moving and grooving with a smile for her family and caregivers. Kay loved to love people and by her fingertips she possessed the skill for 43 years making people beautiful as a beautician and owner of Tiffany’s Beauty Salon Mt Carmel. Her life was a living example of the Bible verse, Ephesians 4:32 — “And be kind and compassionate to one another, forgiving one another, just as God also forgave you in Christ.”

Kay was born in Ashland PA on August 27th, 1951, she was the daughter of the late Seltzer and Catherine (Davis) Bilder. Kay was a 1969 graduate from Ashland High School and Empire Beauty School. She later went on to acquire her manager’s license and teacher’s license in Cosmetology. Kay worked for many years at Jim Helper’s Beauty Salon Ashland, before moving forward to open her own establishment which she spent the rest of her career before retiring in 2015. Kay was a member of the Eastern Star and taught Sunday school at the United Methodist Presbyterian Church for many years, spreading the word of God to many young people to whom have never forgotten her. Kay was a dedicated mother first and foremost to her one true love, her only child Tiffany. Kay made friends everywhere she went and everyone who came in touch with her, loved her. She never had the chance to realize the legacy and example of the true person she was, she will be dearly missed by so many.

Kay is preceded in death by her parents, Seltzer and Catherine Bilder, a brother Donald Bilder, a sister-in-law Patricia Krieger, a niece Leanne Krieger.

She is survived by her loving husband James W. Hogan, daughter Tiffany Kessler (Russel), Brother Byron Bilder (Roberta), and sister Marilyn Miller (Howard-Decease). Grand children Brandon Mickatavage (Stacey), Chad Mickatavage (Sabrina), Jennifer Jurgil (Christopher), and Eric Kessler (Corissa). Great grandchildren Emily, Braeden, Paetyn, Evelyn, Violet, Victor, Nova, Quinn, and Ashton. Nieces Jill Burkholder, Leslie Hebert. Nephews Allen Bilder, Rodney Miller.

A “Celebration of Life Service” will be held Saturday January 28th at 1:00 pm at First United Methodist Presbyterian Church 200 N. 9th Street Ashland, PA. A visitation for family and friends will be held in the church from 11:00 am to 1:00 pm at the church. Interment with be at the convenience of the family.

The family would like to take this opportunity to thank Serenity Gardens and Advantage Hospice for the amazing and wonderful care Kay received during her stay there. As well as the kindness and compassion given to the family during her time of passing over to her forever eternal home.

To extend online condolences visit Kull-Heizenroth Funeral Home Inc., 901 Centre St, Ashland PA 17921 has been entrusted with the arrangements.


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