Monday, February 5, 2024

Schuylkill County Obituaries for February 5th, 2024


Skook News Obituaries: February 5th, 2024

Obituaries published from the Schuylkill County area. 

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Mrs. Rosemary Leshko, 77 years of age of New Ringgold, Pennsylvania passed away peacefully on Sunday, February 4, 2024, as a guest of the Orwigsburg Center in Orwigsburg Pennsylvania.

Born Sunday, August 4, 1946 in Buffalo, New York the daughter of the late Stanley, and Holland (Orazi) Dold. Rosemary was also predeceased by; children, Dawn Marie Leshko, Cotty David Leshko; sister, Kathy Gonzales.

Surviving are; her husband of 60 years James C. Leshko; son, Jerry Lee Leshko and his wife Justina; grandchild, Shane Leshko; 3 great grandchildren. In-laws, nieces and nephews also survive Rosemary.

Catholic by faith, Rosemary had worked in the computer chip industry with companies that took her from Pennsylvania to Southern California before she and Jim returned East to be closer to family. A knitter, and quilter, Rosemary was a Teddy Bear Artist designing bears made of mohair and mink.

Funeral arrangements entrusted to the Robert S. Nester Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Inc. of 2066 West Penn Pike New Ringgold, Pennsylvania 17960. (570) 386-5884

Funeral Services will be held on Friday February 9, 2024 from the funeral home at 11 o'clock A.M. Friends may call from 10:00 A.M. until the time of services.

Interment will be in Zion's Stone Church Cemetery, New Ringgold, Pennsylvania.

Memorials in Rosemary's name to:
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
262 Danny Thomas Place
Memphis, TN 38105
American Diabetes Association
P.O. Box 7023
Merrifield, VA 22116-7023


Jean S. Brosious
, 99, of Birds Hill Rd., Pine Grove, passed away on Sunday, February 4, 2024, at home.

Born on June 28, 1924 in Shillington, she was a daughter of the late Henry and Katie Wolfe Matz.

She was a 1942 graduate of Mohnton High School and 1944 graduate of Reading Business Institute.

Jean was a secretary for Carpenter Steel in Reading.

She was a member of St. Paul's United Methodist Church, Pine Grove where she was a member of the choir, Good Will Class, United Methodist Women and taught Sunday School. She was also a member of the Pine Grove Senior Citizens and Eastern Star.

Preceding her in death were her husband of 52 years, Donald C. Brosious and a brother Kenneth Matz.

Surviving are a daughter Jean and husband Robert Twardzik of Pine Grove; two sons, Craig and wife Donna Brosious of Mechanicsburg, Charles and wife Sussy Brosious of New Smyrna Beach, FL; six grandchildren, and two great grandchildren.

Graveside Services and Interment will be held on Friday, February 9, 2024 at 10:30 A.M. at Indiantown Gap National Cemetery with Pastor David Botzer officiating. There will be a procession leaving the H. L. Snyder Funeral Home, Inc., Pine Grove promptly at 9:45 A.M. Anyone wishing to attend the graveside service and be part of the procession should be at the Funeral Home no later than 9:30 A.M. There will be a Memorial Service on Friday, February 9, 2024 at Noon at St. Paul's United Methodist Church, 19 E. Pottsville St., Pine Grove with Pastors Chris Fisher and David Botzer officiating.

In lieu of flowers, the family would prefer contributions be made to St. Paul's United Methodist Church P. O. Box 68, Pine Grove, PA 17963, in her memory.


Charles F "Charlie" Miller
, age 87, of Hegins, passed away Saturday, February 3, 2024 at his residence.

He was born on Friday, October 9, 1936, in Jonestown, a son of the late Claude L Miller and the late Anna C (Light) Miller.

Charlie served in the US Army, twice!.

He was the owner of Bear Creek Construction, prior to his retirement.

He was a member of Friedens Lutheran Church, Hegins.

He was also a member of Fand AM Valley Lodge 797, Valley View and the Valley View Gun Club.

Charlie enjoyed auto racing, hockey, traveling, and spending time with his family and friends.

He was preceded in death by a granddaughter, Tara Lynn Gusti, three brothers, Claude Miller, John Miller, and George "Cook" Miller, and two sisters, Ruth Risser and Maryanna Fansler.

He is survived by his wife Patricia A (Donten) Miller, to whom he was married for 52 years.

He is also survived by a daughter, Lisa M Schiaffo and her husband Tony of Hegins; a son, Scott A Miller and his wife Stephanie of Grantville; five grandchildren, Kasie Gass, Buster Gusti, Scotty Miller, Kirsten Elliott, and Chas Miller; six great-grandchildren, Chandler, Brayden, Charley, Frank, Hope, and Cheyenne; and several nieces and nephews.

Services with military honors will be held at Indiantown Gap National Cemetery, Annville, on Friday, February 16, 2024, at 2:30 pm, with Rev. Lee Diefenderfer officiating. Those attending the service should meet in the parking lot of Snitz Creek Restaurant, 1805 Fisher Ave, Annville PA 17003 at 2:15 pm.

Memorial contributions can be made to Friedens Lutheran Church, P.O. Box 375, Hegins, PA 17938.

Buffington-Reed Funeral Home, Inc., Valley View, is in charge of arrangements.