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Schuylkill County Obituaries for May 15th, 2024


Skook News Obituaries: May 15th, 2024

Obituaries published from the Schuylkill County area. 

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Maureen Davis, 61, of Frackville passed away peacefully at home on May 12, 2024 with her husband John and her puppies Rumer and Waffles by her side.

Born on March 10, 1963, she was a daughter to her proud parents John and Shirley Sippie. Maureen was employed by the Dutch Kitchen Restaurant, Frackville for 39 years. She will always be remembered for her infectious laughter, warm smile and kind heart. She was always happy and would look at the bright side of things. She had a knack for making everyone around her feel loved and cherished.

Maureen graduated from Mahanoy Area High School, Class of 1981. On May 4th, 1986 she married John Davis in a beautiful church ceremony. They just celebrated their 38th wedding anniversary. Maureen and John loved vacationing to the Jersey Shore, with Cape May being their favorite.

Maureen found joy in spending time with her beloved dogs and cats, which most were rescued and strays. Her compassion for animals knew no bounds. She also loved her beautiful flowers and vegetable garden which she took great pride in. She had a passion for cooking and enjoyed sharing her culinary masterpieces with her family and friends.

She was preceded in death by her father, John G. Sippie and her brother, Jack D. Sippie.

Maureen is survived by her husband John Davis; her mother Shirley Mae Sippie; her siblings: Lori Ann Sippie; Danielle Marie Sippie and her fiancé Chris Kankowski; Kim Ann Lipshaw and her partner Josh Balsavage; her youngest sister and God Child, Jennifer Lynn Sippie and her partner Andre Seritti. She will be deeply missed by her nieces, Jacqueline Marie Sippie and Aliyah Lipshaw; her nephews, Aaron Davis, Billy Lipshaw, Jordan Lipshaw, Aidan Lipshaw and Grayson Lipshaw; her great-nephew, Evan John Sippie.

Rest in peace, Maureen. You will forever hold a special place in our hearts and will never be forgotten. We can only pray that your beloved pets whom you’ve always missed will be waiting for you in heaven to be together again for eternity.

Funeral Services will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, May 18th from the Thomas M. Sullivan Funeral Home, 501 W. Washington Street, Frackville. A visitation for family and friends will be held from 9 a.m. until the time of service at the funeral home on Saturday morning.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made, in Maureen’s name, to the Hillside SPCA at PO Box 233 Pottsville, PA 17901 as her love for animals meant the world to her.

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Thomas M. Sullivan Funeral Home Inc., Frackville is in charge of the arrangements.


Anne Marie Felker, 77, Ashland, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, May 14th at Seton Manor Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, Orwigsburg.

Funeral arrangements will be announced by the Thomas M. Sullivan Funeral Home Inc., Frackville.


Kenneth M. "Cutter" Weaver,
60 years of age of West Miner Street Coaldale, Pennsylvania died unexpectedly on Tuesday, May 14, 2024, at home.

Born Friday, May 17, 1963 in Coaldale, Pennsylvania, the son of the late William "Cutter" Weaver.

Surviving are; mother, Sylvia (Houser) Weaver; his beloved wife Tracy L. (Sincavage) Weaver; son Chase Weaver and step son Bradley Hornung and his fiancée Destiny Pedigree; brother, Kevin Weaver and his wife Betsy; nephews, Kyle, and Matthew Weaver.

A Panther Valley High School graduate, where he excelled on the football field accumulating over 1000 yards of total offense his senior year. Cutter worked in the mines out of high school until going to his current position as an operator for the Coaldale-Lansford-Summit Hill Joint Sewer Authority where he has worked the last 23 years. Cutter enjoyed fishing, golf and spending time with his family. He enjoyed watching Mets games or any sporting event with his son Chase and just enjoyed spending time with him. He was an ardent Kansas City Chiefs fan, and attended a number of games with Chase and Tracy. Cutter cherished his role as "Dad" and took immense pride in attending Chase’s sporting events and watching him become a terrific young man. With graduation around the corner, and matriculation to Old Dominion University he will continue to guide Chase from above.

Funeral Arrangements have been entrusted to the E. Franklin Griffiths Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Inc. 655 East Broad Street Tamaqua, Pennsylvania 18252

A Visitation will be held on Monday evening May 20, 2024 at the funeral home from 5:00 P.M. to 7:00 P.M., and again on Tuesday morning May 21, 2024 from 8:30 A.M. to 9:30 A.M.

Interment Sky-View Memorial Park Tamaqua, Pennsylvania at 10 o'clock A.M.

For those wishing to honor Cutter's memory please make a contribution in care of Tracy 10 81 West Miner Street Coaldale, Pennsylvania 18218 to offset college expenses for Chase.