Wednesday, May 24, 2023

Schuylkill County Obituaries for May 24, 2023


Skook News Obituaries: May 24, 2023

Obituaries published from the Schuylkill County area. 


Russell B. Woodward, 55 years of age of East Bertsch Street Lansford, Pennsylvania died on Monday, May 22, 2023, in Lansford

Born Saturday, September 2, 1967 in Coaldale, Pennsylvania the son of the late Patricia A. (Toth) Woodward.

Surviving are; father, Russell L. Woodward; sister, Lori A. Zonca wife of Joseph J. Jr. all Lansford; nieces, nephews, and extended family.

A 1985 graduate of Panther Valley High School, Russell served honorably in the United States Army. Russell enjoyed hunting, and fishing.

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


Robert Daniel (Robbie) Eckroth
, 52, of Albrightsville, passed away Tuesday, May 23rd, at his residence.

Robert was born in Edina, MN on April 17, 1971, a son of Virginia Lee (Quinn) Faust, wife of Gerald, and Daniel F. Eckroth, husband of Faye.

He was the widower of Arlene Dale (Guetens) Eckroth.

He was a graduate of Blue Mountain High School, class of 1990, after which he served in the United States Marines. He enjoyed trapping and hunting and also enjoyed reading books and magazines.

Robbie is survived by two sons, Dylan Eckroth and his children Carson Lawell and Logan Eckroth as well as Nathan Eckroth, husband of Esperanza; daughter, Rebecca Bradshaw, wife of Antonio and their children Amoura and Zyire; two sisters, Lisa Walcott , wife of Jeff and their children Adalyn, Vance and Gannon and Melissa Meiser, wife of Devin and their child Emeline; maternal grandmother Dorothy Tomlinson, widow of John and paternal grandmother Helen Mae Eckroth, widow of Vernon. Also survived by aunts, uncles, cousins and his very faithful friend Barry Berger along with his pets Jacks and Rambo.

A Religious Service will be held at 11 AM on Wednesday, May 31, at Friedens Evangelical Lutheran Church in New Ringgold, with Pastor Wayne Kaufman officiating. Visitation will be from 9 AM until the time of service in the church. Interment with military honors will follow at Friedens Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Friedens Evangelical Lutheran Church, PO Box 12, New Ringgold, PA 17960 or a charity of your choice.

Hamilton-Breiner Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Inc, Orwigsburg, is honored to be serving the family.


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