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Schuylkill County Obituaries for June 9th, 2024


Skook News Obituaries: June 9th, 2024

Obituaries published from the Schuylkill County area. 

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Vincent Anthony LaSelva, age 69, of Palo Alto, PA passed away Friday, June 7th, 2024 at Lehigh Valley Hospital in Pottsville.

Born in Pottsville, PA on November 18, 1954, he was the son of the late Edoardo and Domenica (DeMatteo) LaSelva.

Vince was a graduate of Pottsville High School, Class of 1972. He then went to the Staunton Military Academy in VA for 1 year and last earned a Bachelor's Degree in Business and Marketing from Susquehanna University, where he was the President of his fraternity. Vince worked as a master salesman at Giles and Ransome in Bensalem, PA.

He was a member of the former St. Joseph Roman Catholic Church in Pottsville, a lifetime member of the East End Fire Company, the Citizen's Fire Company and the American Sons of Italy Club, where he was also the President for 30 plus years, all of Palo Alto. Vince was an avid Phildalephia sports fan and loved golfing and fishing. He was one of the members who started the Palo Alto Open golf tournament. Vince also played softball for the Angelucci's and the A.S.of I. and was a Big Foot Enthusiast.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother Dominic LaSelva

Vince is survived by his wife of 14 years, Mary Eileen LaSelva, Palo Alto; children: Angela Marie LaSelva, Palo Alto and Vincent Anthony LaSelva Jr. and his wife Chastity, Pottsville; grandchildren: Adalia Maria, Gianna Marie, and Domenica Violet LaSelva, Pottsville and Denver Richardson, Palo Alto; brother: Edward M. LaSelva and his wife Kathryn, Atlanta, GA; sister-in-law Tama LaSelva, Bethlehem; step-children: Kevin Riotto and his wife Sarah, Collegeville; and Janelle Mendoza and her husband David, Brooklyn NY; step-grandchildren: Jace and Nolan Riotto, Collegeville and Esme and Loic Mendoza, Brooklyn; and nieces and nephews.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at St. Patrick Roman Catholic Church in Pottsville at 10:30AM on Wednesday, June 12th, with Rev. Phillip Rogers officiating.

Relatives and Friends are invited to a viewing on Wednesday morning from 8:30-10:30AM at St. Patrick Roman Catholic Church.

Interment will be in the St. Joseph Cemetery in Pottsville.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in Vince's memory to the Jimmy V Foundation,

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


Ruthann C. (Tinari) Onusconage
, 75, of 1185 Legion Street, Wilburton, passed away on June 6, 2024, at her home, surrounded by her loving family, following a long battle with ovarian cancer.

She was born on August 22, 1948, in Ashland State Hospital, the daughter of the late Joseph and Catherine (Wood) Tinari.

Ruthann was a graduate of Ashland Area Joint High School. She was the site manager for the Wilburton Senior Action Center.

On August 30, 1969, she married the late John W. Onusconage in St. Joseph’s Church, Girardville. Together they shared over 50 years of marriage, until John’s passing in 2023.

Ruthann is survived by three daughters, Michelle (Edward) O’Hearn and their daughter, Kirsten; Erica (Tim) Becker and their daughters, Hazel and Mazzy, and Wendy Onusconage and her children, Tyler Ober, Kelsey Ober, and Avery Beaver; as well as various nieces, nephews, and cousins. In addition to her parents and husband, Ruthann was preceded in death by two brothers, Joseph and John; and a sister, Joanne.

Funeral Services will be private and held at the convenience of the family. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105.


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