Monday, February 20, 2023

Schuylkill County Obituaries for February 20th, 2023


Skook News Obituaries: February 20th, 2023

Obituaries published from the Schuylkill County area. 


Donna R. Krash
, 84, of Turkey Run, PA, passed away Wednesday, February 15th, at Geisinger Medical Center, Danville.

Donna was born in, Shenandoah on August 7, 1938, a daughter of the late Katherine Schuler.

Graduated from Shenandoah Catholic High School and Graduated from Nursing School at Ashland State Hospital where she worked until her retirement.

She was wife of the late Dr. William Krash.

She is also survived by a granddaughter Kaitlyn Krash, and her son in law John Szymanski, Danville.

Preceded in death by her daughter Kim Krash – Szymanski, and a sister Mary Kay Zangari.

Services will be private at the convenience of the family.

Louis D. Truskowsky Funeral Home & Crematory Inc. Mahanoy City is in charge of arrangements. Visit to sign the guest book and send sympathy cards.


Cody M. Murphy
, 30, Frackville passed away unexpectedly on Sunday, February 19th at his home.

Born in Pottsville, he was the son of Rick Murphy, Wilburton and Monica Hummel, Frackville. He worked as a machinist for Clearly Clean, Frackville.

He was preceded in death by his paternal grandparents, Eugene B. and LaRue Murphy and maternal grandparents, Herbert and Elaine Hummel; his sister, Rachel Murphy.

Cody is survived by his mother, Monica Hummel and her companion Fran Paskey, Frackville; his father Rick Murphy, Wilburton; Cody's companion of 10 years, Katie Bainbridge; his son, Braedon Bainbridge; his two daughters: Keira and Nova Murphy; Ruth Bainbridge, whom he thought of as a grandmother along with numerous aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be private at the convenience of the family.


Jill M. Slish
, 62, of Forestville, Cass Township, passed away in the presence of her loving family at home.

Born on April 4, 1960 in Pottsville, she was a daughter of the late Joseph and Frances (nee Quinn) Donlin. She attended St. Vincent de Paul Parochial School and Minersville Area High School; and she furthered her education, earning an Associate Degree in business.

She was employed by Schuylkill Medical Imaging, Pottsville, for 20 years, most recently as assistant manager. She previously worked at the Minersville Area School District and for Schuylkill Dental Medicine, Minersville.

She was a lifelong member of Holy Family Parish of Minersville, and a member of the Ladies’ Ancient Order of Hibernians (LAOH), JFK Division 2, Pottsville, where she served as Catholic Action Officer since 2016. During her life, Jill had volunteered her time to the Big Brothers Big Sisters program; and also supported other charitable organizations, including Unbound (formerly Christian Foundation for Children), a child sponsorship program that helps to provide educational needs to children in Africa.

Jill will be remembered for her caring heart, her willingness to help others, her strength and determination, her beautiful smile, and her ability to make others smile with her quick wit.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her daughter, Amanda Lee Slish, in 1996.

Jill is survived by her husband and best friend of 45 years, Edward R. Slish; her son, Robert E. Slish and his wife, Tammy, Forestville; two grandchildren, Ciara Bainbridge and Gavin Slish. She is also survived by three siblings, Thomas “Tim” Donlin and his wife, Pat, Jonestown, Cass Township, Colleen Litwak, Gordon, and Jody Hafer and her husband, Rick, Pine Grove; nieces, nephews and cousins; and her constant puppy companion, Annabelle.

The family will accept visitors on Friday morning from 8:30 A.M. at Dutcavich Funeral Home, 200 Sunbury Street, Minersville. Visitation will end promptly at 9:45 A.M. when procession will form. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10:30 A.M. in St. Michael the Archangel Church, 539 Sunbury Street, Minersville. Interment will be private at the convenience of the family. The family prefers contributions to Hillside SPCA or Ruth Steinert SPCA.


Matthew David McNulty
, 32, of Pottsville, formerly of St. Clair passed Thursday February 16, 2023.

Matt worked at Northeast Prestressed Products, Cressona. He loved Karaoke, Norse Gods and Culture. He loved family time, camping, fishing and Halloween. His favorite animal was the wolf, favorite movie was The Crow, and loved all types of music. Most of all, Matthew loved his children.

He was preceded in death by Maternal Grandfather Steven Waddell and Paternal Grandfather Robert McNulty.

Surviving are his Mother Tina Waddell and her husband Mark Stevenosky of St. Clair; Father Peter McNulty and his wife Joy of Hamburg; 6 Children Serenity, Abel, Brielle, and Peyton McNulty and their Mother Traci McNulty; Theodore and Ivar McNulty and their mother Sapphire Engel; Maternal Grandmother Susan Waddell and her fiancé Buddy Spohr; Paternal Grandmother Patricia McNulty; 5 brothers Peter McNulty and his wife Angela of Pottsville; Justin McNulty and his wife Trela of St. Clair; Brandon McNulty and his companion Noell Diehl of St. Clair; Caleb McNulty of Hamburg; a sister Cheyenne McNulty of Hamburg; Aunts and uncles including Godparents Stephanie and Chad Benedict of St. Clair; Jeffrey Carl and his wife Denise Gilbert of Pottsville; Paul McNulty of AZ; Nieces, Nephews and Cousins.

Funeral Services will be held at 7:30 PM Friday February 24, 2023 from Bruce T. Hart Funeral Home, 110 North Second Street St. Clair, Pa 17970 with Rev. Jack Murray officiating. Friends may call from 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM Friday at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the funeral home at the above address to benefit Matthew’s children.


Anatole “Tony” Nasobkow, 76 of Greenbury Road, New Castle Township, Pottsville passed away on Wednesday, February 15, 2023 at his residence.

Born in Bavaria, Germany on October 23, 1946, he was the son of the late Stefan and Dora (Darka) (Sirman) Naobkow who immigrated from the Ukraine.

He was a graduate of Olney High School, Philadelphia. He attended Temple University then transferred to Tri State College, Angola, IN where he received his BA in accounting.

He was employed for over twenty-three years for Penske Trucking and Leasing, first in New Jersey then in Pottsville and lastly at the Highridge Industrial Park prior to his retirement.

Preceding him in death in addition to his parents was his fiancé Rose Marie A. Styka on July 23, 2019.

Surviving are his brother, Stephen Nasobkow, Jr. and his wife Elizabeth Ralston of Philadelphia; his sister, Helena Nina Nasobkow and her husband Bruno Vogelsanger of Hatfield; and his nephew, Nicholas Stephen Nasobkow of Ambler.

Religious services will be held on Wednesday, March 1, 2023 at 10:00 am at Walukiewicz-Oravitz Fell Funeral, 132 South Jardin Street, Shenandoah with Monsignor Ronald C. Bocian, officiating. Interment will follow in Our Lady of Fatima Cemetery, Shenandoah Heights. A visitation will be held on Wednesday morning, March 1 from 9:00 am until 10:00 am at the funeral home.

Walukiewicz-Oravitz Fell Funeral Home, Shenandoah is in care of the arrangements.


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