Monday, May 15, 2023

Schuylkill County Obituaries for May 15, 2023


Skook News Obituaries: May 15, 2023

Obituaries published from the Schuylkill County area. 


Tommy Ray Miller, age 69, of Palo Alto, PA , passed away on Thursday, May 11th, 2023.
Born in Jackson, KY on January 12, 1954, he was the son of the late Fred Miller and Susan (Howard) Coleman.

Tom was an avid outdoorsman, who loved hunting.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother Wade Miller.

Tom is survived by his longtime companion Michelle Flanagan; a son Justin Miller adn his fiance' Azaria Katzman; two granddaughters: Ariah Wren miller and Luna Jade Flanagan; and a sister Merietta Garner and her husband Jeff.

Funeral Services are private.

The Robert A Evans Jr Funeral Home in Port Carbon is in charge of arrantgements.


Joseph T. Ferhat
, age 61, of Schuylkill Haven, PA passed away Friday, May 12th, 2023, at Lehigh Valley Hospital-Cedar Crest in Allentown.

Born in Pottsville, PA on July 12, 1961, he was the son of the late Thomas J. and Rose Marie (Flood) Ferhat.

Joe worked at Omnova Solutions in Auburn. He loved spending time with his grandchildren and watching all sports,especially the Washington Redskins.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother Thomas Ferhat.

Joe is survived by a daughter Leanna L. Binder and her husband Derek, Lansford; five grandchildren: Aubrey, Alexandra, Hayden, Hadlee, and Hunter; a sister Angel Marie Yost and her husband Elwood, Sunbury; two brothers: J. Michael Ferhat and his wife Lisa, Cumbola and Luke A. Ferhat and his wife Stacy, Ashland; and nieces and nephews.

A Religious Service will be held at the Robert A. Evans Jr. Funeral Home in Port Carbon at 7PM on Tuesday, May 16th, with Deacon Jack Quirk officiating.

Relatives and Friends are invited to a viewing on Tuesday 5-7PM at the Funeral Home.

Interment will be private.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital 501 St. Jude Place Memphis, TN 38105.


Eleanor O. Jamison, 89, of Pine Grove, passed away Sunday, May 14th, at Providence Place, Pine Grove.

A Celebration of Life Funeral Service will be held Thursday, May 18th at Bethesda Evangelical Congregational Church of Reedsville, Schuylkill Haven at 11 AM. A viewing will be held at the church from 10 AM until the time of service. Interment will follow at Reedsville Cemetery, Schuylkill Haven.

Arrangements are incomplete.


Dorothy R. Monaghan
, 86, of North Manheim Township, formerly of Newtown Square Pennsylvania, passed away Saturday, May 13th, while in the loving care of her family, at her residence.

Dorothy was born in Philadelphia, on June 14, 1936, a daughter of the late Ruth (Engel) and William Joseph Lentz.

She was the widow of Francis J. Monaghan, Jr.

Dorothy graduated from Philadelphia High School for Girls. She earned her Bachelor’s degree from Lebanon Valley College, later earning her Master’s degree in Education, from the prestigious University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia. After Dorothy's career in education, she went on to teach reading to the special needs community. Retiring with her husband, both were active members of the Pennsylvania Association of School Retirees. Dorothy is survived by her daughter, Catherine Monaghan-Daly, Married to Desmond Daly Jr. and grandson Desmond Daly, Dorothy is also survived by numerous Nieces & Nephews.

In lieu of flowers, an offering in Dorothy's’ name can be made the Francis J. Monaghan Jr. Memorial Scholarship for a college graduate pursuing a Master’s Degree in Reading. Delaware County Chapter and mailed care of: Dr. Robert Cenname 1049 Georgetown Road Swarthmore, PA 19081


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