Tuesday, March 21, 2023

Schuylkill County Obituaries for March 21, 2023


Skook News Obituaries: March 21, 2023

Obituaries published from the Schuylkill County area. 


Mary M. Wineland, 68, formerly of Saint Clair and Palo Alto, passed away on Friday at Orwigsburg Nursing and Rehabilitation Center.

Born on December 5, 1954 in Pottsville, she was a daughter of the late Richard and Mary (nee Schoenfelder) Wineland. She had been employed at Avenues, Pottsville.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her sister, Patricia Freeman; three nephews, James Freeman, Will Wineland and James Wineland.

She is survived by her brother, James Wineland and his wife, Linda, of North Manheim Township; a nephew, Patrick Freeman, of Eldersburg, Maryland.

Services are private. Interment will be in Odd Fellows Cemetery, Saint Clair. Dutcavich Funeral Home has charge.


Kathleen D. White
, 75 years of age of Coaldale, Pennsylvania passed away on Sunday, March 19, 2023, at St. Luke's Miners Memorial in Coaldale, Pennsylvania.

Born Wednesday, June 18, 1947 in Coaldale, Pennsylvania the daughter of the late Stephen, and Mamie (Gerber) Smolar. Kathleen is also predeceased by; brothers, Charles, and Stephen Smolar.

Surviving are son, Richard T. White and his wife Heather; daughter, Michelle Murphy; sister, Rev. Marie Terry; 6 grandchildren; 10 great grandchildren. Nieces and nephews also survive her.

Christian by faith, Kathleen worked in theTextile Industry, for Atlas Powder, and at I.C.I /in Clamtown. She was a doting mother, and grandmother. Kathleen's life revolved around her family. She will be greatly missed.

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


Gail D. Graver
, 70, of Tremont passed away peacefully Monday, March 20, 2023 at her home.

Born in Valley View, May 21, 1952, a daughter of the late Junior A. and Betty Fisher Harner. Gail was a 1970 graduate of Pine Grove High School.

She was a retired seamstress working in numerous garment factories in the area.

Gail enjoyed crocheting, cooking, crafts, and ceramics. Without a doubt, her family was the center of her world. She was a devoted Mem to her granddaughters and great grandchildren.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a sister, Marilyn Ney.

Surviving are her husband, Robert Graver Sr., to whom she would have celebrated 52 years of marriage on Monday, March 27; two sons, Robert Graver Jr. (Missy), Tower City, and Jeffrey Graver, Tremont; a stepson, Michael Graver (Martha), California; two granddaughters, Alyssa Graver (Nick) and Chelsea Graver (Kyle), both of Tower City; two great grandchildren, Carson and Kaydence; two brothers, William Harner (Monique), Myerstown, and Junior Harner, Jr., Pine Grove; numeroues nieces and nephews.

A Celebration of Gail's Life will be held on Wednesday, March 29, 2023 at 7:00 PM from the Chapel of the Dimon Funeral Home, Tower City. Visitation will be from 6-7 at the chapel.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the American Cancer Society, PO Box 6704, Hagerstown, MD 21741.


Ronald J. Zangari
, 52, of Girardville passed away Saturday, March 18th in Barnesville.

Born in Ashland on March 6, 1971 he was the son of the late Mary C. (Green) and Rocco J. Zangari Sr.

He was of the Catholic faith.

Ron attended North Schuylkill High School. He was last employed as the business manager for Pioneer Tunnel Coal Mine & Steam Train in Ashland.

He enjoyed motorcycles, computers, and the Eagles.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his sister Rosemary Horey.

Ron is survived by 1 brother, nieces, nephews and cousins.

Services and interment will be held privately.

To extend online condolences visit www.kullfuneral.com. 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.