Tuesday, June 4, 2024

Schuylkill County Obituaries for June 4th, 2024


Skook News Obituaries: June 4th, 2024

Obituaries published from the Schuylkill County area. 

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Harmony Eleanor Zapolsky,
5 months old, of Pottsville, passed away peacefully Friday May 31, 2024, at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, surrounded by her loving family.

Born in Allentown, December 28, 2023, She was the daughter of Eric and Angel Zapolsky.

She was preceded in death by her Great Grandfather Sergeant John H. Montgomery.

Surviving are Maternal Grandparents Debra Montgomery and Mark Bressler; of Pottsville Paternal Grandmother Ellen Zapolsky of Shenandoah, Aunts, uncles and cousins.

A memorial service will be held at 11:00 AM Tuesday June 11, 2024 from the Bruce T. Hart Funeral Home 110 N. Second St. Saint Clair, PA 17970. Rev. Krista Roehrig will be officiating. Friends may call from 10:00-11:00 AM at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, PO Box 781352 Philadelphia, PA 19178. Burial will be held in Mt. Peace Cemetery at a later date.


Louis D. "Nick" Damore III, 61, of McKeansburg, passed away Sunday, June 2, 2024, at his residence.

Born on November 10, 1962, in Pottsville, he was the son of the late Marcia E. (Reed) and Louis Dominick Damore, Jr.

Nick was a Blue Mountain High School Graduate, Class of 1981 and earned his bachelor's degree from Albright College.

He was a passionate sports fan, cheering the loudest for the Minnesota Vikings and the Oklahoma Sooners. He was an avid fisherman, and early in his life, he was a “deadhead” and enjoyed sports wagering.

Nick is survived by his brother, Michael Damore, husband of Tammy, of Pottsville, PA, two sisters: Lisa Damore, of Dallas, PA and Leslie Traube, widow of Donald, of Dallas, PA.

He is also survived by his nieces & nephews Dann Ward, husband of Corie, Kristin Schmucker, wife of Jeremy, Courtney Villarreal, wife of Allen, Kendra Craig, wife of Josh, and Philip Traube, husband of Meredith, along with numerous great nieces & nephews.

A Service will be held at 11:00 AM on Monday, June 10th at Hamilton - Breiner Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Inc. in Orwigsburg. Visitation will begin at 9:00 AM until time of service.

Interment will follow in St. Johns United Church of Christ Cemetery Orwigsburg.


David G. Leiby, 66, of Pottsville, passed away Sunday, June 2nd, at his residence.

David was born in Pottsville, Pa. on May 20, 1958, a son of the late Marion (Faust) and George Leiby. 

David is survived by three daughters, Nichole Phillips, Erica Boyer, and Tasha Taylor. Two sons Nicholas Leiby and Tyrone Leiby. David is also survived by two sisters, Faith Strause and Donna DiRenzo He is also survived by 14 grandchildren.

A Visitation will be held Friday 9:00 to 10:30 am at the Mahal-Ritzel Funeral Home Inc., Minersville. 

A Funeral Service immediately following with S. Regnal Leibensperger S.A.L.M. officiating. 

Interment at Red Church Cemetery. 

In lieu of flowers to assist donations can be made directly to the family. Mahal-Ritzel Funeral Home Inc., Minersville entrusted with the arrangements.


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