Abati III, Francis A. “Frank”, 72, of Port Carbon, passed away on Monday September 13, 2021 at Lehigh Valley Hospital-Cedar Crest, Allentown. A memorial service will be held at 4 p.m. on Sunday, September 19 at the First United Methodist Church. Parents and friends are invited to visit family from 3 p.m. to 4 p.m. on Sundays at church. Interment will be held in private at Indiantown Gap National Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to help with Frank’s funeral expenses at Robert A. Evans Jr. Funeral Home, 208 Pike St., Port Carbon, PA 17965. Please send your condolences to www.robertaevansjrfh.com .
Crosby, Mary Rose H., 82, of Warminster, died on Sunday, September 12, 2021, at her home surrounded by family after a three-and-a-half-year battle with ovarian cancer. A Christian burial mass will be celebrated at 11 a.m. on Friday, September 17. The rally will take place from 10:15 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. Because Mary Rose loved animals so much, please don’t hesitate to make a memorial donation in her memory to Bucks County. SPCA, 1665 Street Road, PO Box 277, Lahaska, PA 18931, instead of flowers. Online condolences can be presented at varcoethomasfuneralhome.com.
Gerber, Raydelle I., 85, formerly of Friedensburg, died on Wednesday August 25 at the Tremont Health and Rehabilitation Center, Tremont, where she had been a resident. A celebratory life memorial service will be held via Zoom at 3 p.m. on Sunday, September 19. The service will be chaired by Paul Moyer, an elder from the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses, Pottsville. Please contact Raydelle’s family if you would like the Zoom link. Interment will be held in private at the convenience of the family. To express your condolences online, visit www.gsesfuneralhomes.com. Ebling-Stabingas Funeral Home, Cressona, was responsible for the arrangements, with cremation services provided by Riverside Cremation Services LLC, Schuylkill Haven.
Honestly, Andrew “Kelly”, 98, of Jonestown, Cass Township, passed away on Friday September 10, with his family by his side, at Luther Ridge Assisted Living, where he had resided for the past two years. Requiem Divine Liturgy will be held today at 11 am at St. Nicholas Ukrainian Catholic Church, 415 Front Street, Minersville. Relatives and friends can call St. Nicholas Ukrainian Catholic Church today morning from 8 a.m. until service time. Interment with military honors will be in St. Nicholas Cemetery, Llewellyn. Arrangements are made by Donald J. Butler Funeral Home, 328 Sunbury St., Minersville. Instead of flowers, the family would prefer Kelly’s keepsakes to be in the form of contributions to the St. Nicholas Church Cemetery Fund or a charity of your choice. Contributions will be accepted at the funeral home. To offer your condolences to the family or to light a candle in Kelly’s memory, visit us at www.donaldjbutlerfh.com.
Kosta, Eileen E., 86, of Pottsville entered Eternal Rest Sunday, September 5 at Providence Place, Pottsville. Interment will be held at 9:30 a.m. on Friday, September 17, on the grounds of Indiantown Gap National Cemetery in Annville. The family prefers donations to be made on Eileen’s behalf to the Pennsylvania Association for the Blind, 555 Gettysburg Pike, Suite A300, Mechanicsburg, PA 17055. Please visit schlitzerallenpugh.com to share a memory of Eileen. Schlitzer Allen Pugh Funeral Home, is in charge of the arrangements.
Maurer, Scott David, 50, of Williamstown, died suddenly and unexpectedly on Sunday September 12 at his home. A celebration of Scott’s life will take place on Saturday, September 18 at noon at the Chapel of Dimon Funeral Home in Tower City. Visits will take place from 10:30 am to noon at the chapel. Lunch and fellowship will follow at Williamstown American Legion. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Williamstown American Legion, 123 W. Market St., Williamstown, PA 17098. To send your condolences to the family, visit www.dimonfuneralhome.com.
Miller, Barbara Ann, 74, a longtime resident of Cressona, was home when she went to see her Lord on Saturday September 4th. A Celebration of Life will take place today, September 16, at the Bethany Christian Fellowship. Streets of the church, the front and the railway, Cressona. Visits will take place from 4:30 p.m. until service time at 6 p.m. Immediately after the service, a Thanksgiving meal will be served. Everyone is welcome to attend. In lieu of flowers, the family is asking for memorial contributions to Bethany Christian Fellowship Church, Front & Railroad Streets, Cressona, PA 17929. Ebling-Stabingas Funeral Home, Cressona, was responsible for the arrangements.
Oliver, Aliene C., 96, of Cressona, died on Monday September 13 at her daughter’s residence in Lansdowne. A Celebration of Life funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, September 18, at Ebling-Stabingas Funeral Home, Cressona, with Reverend Krista Roehrig as officiant. A visitation for family and friends will take place at 10 a.m. until the time of the funeral home service. Interment will follow at Cressona cemetery, Cressona. To offer our condolences to the family, visit www.gsesfuneralhomes.com. The Ebling-Stabingas Funeral Home was responsible for the arrangements.
Roeder, Mary Lou, of Catonsville, Md., Passed away graciously on August 10, 2021. A memorial gathering will be held at 11 am on Saturday, September 25, at St. John the Baptist Church, 10th and Mahantongo Street, Pottsville, in the Chapel. Interment will follow at St. John’s Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations can be directed to Hillside SPCA, PO Box 233, 51 SPCA Road, Pottsville, PA 17901, 570-622-7769.
Shade, Michael D., 43, of Pine Street, Frackville, died on Wednesday September 8, 2021 at his residence. Parents and friends are invited to attend a 2 pm Celebration of Life service on September 25 at Maidencreek Church, 261 Main Street, Blandon, PA 195510. Officer will be Pastor Sara Hertzog, Pastor. Everyone is invited to a calling time in the church, from 1 p.m. until service. Visit www.Fritzfuneralhome.com. Richard W. Fritz Funeral Home, Ashland, is in charge of the arrangements.
Snyder, Mark A., 82, of Pine Grove, died on Monday, September 13, 2021 at the Rosewood Rehab and Nursing Center, Schuylkill Haven. The funeral will be at 11 a.m. on Friday, September 17 at the HL Snyder Inc. Funeral Home, Pine Grove, with Dr. Ira Lydic as celebrant. There will be a visitation from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. on Friday, September 17 at the funeral home. Interment will follow in Schuylkill Church in the Brothers’ Cemetery, Pine Grove. In lieu of flowers, the family would prefer contributions to be made to St. Paul’s United Methodist Church, 19 E. Pottsville St., PO Box 68, Pine Grove, PA 17963, in his memory. You can send your condolences online at www.hlsnyderfuneralhome.com
Sparrow, Elaine Mae, of Auburn, died Friday September 10 at Geisinger St. Luke’s, Orwigsburg. A funeral service for family and friends will be held at 11:30 am today, September 16, at the Schuylkill Brothers Church, Pine Grove, with Pastor Ben Bailey as officiant. Interment will be in the Schuylkill Church in the Brothers’ Cemetery, Pine Grove. At the request of the family, memorial donations can be sent to Geschwindt-Stabingas Funeral Home Inc., 25 E. Main St., Schuylkill Haven, PA 17972, to help defray the cost of the funeral. To offer our condolences to the family, visit www.gsesfuneralhomes.com. Geschwindt-Stabingas Funeral Home Inc., Schuylkill Haven, was responsible for the arrangements.
Wilson, Clarence S. “Poopsy”, 63, of Pottsville, passed away on Monday September 13, 2021 at Lehigh Valley Hospital-Cedar Crest, Allentown. A church service will be held at 11 a.m. on Friday, September 17 at the Robert A. Evans Jr. funeral home, Port Carbon, with James Fryer as celebrant. Parents and friends are invited to visit from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. today and from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. Friday at the funeral home. Interment will be in Schuylkill Memorial Park cemetery, Schuylkill Haven. Please send your condolences to www.robertaevansjrfh.com.
Zemantauski, Dolores Rose Urbanavage, 85, of Leesburg, Va., Formerly of Port Carbon, passed away peacefully on April 29, 2021 at her home in Leesburg. Family and friends are invited to come together, remember and celebrate the life of Dolores on Wednesday September 22 at the Chapel in Schuylkill Memorial Park. Interment will take place immediately after at Schuylkill Memorial Park. Donations can be made in memory of Dolores at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.