Funeral notices, Sep 28, 2021 | zz-dnp

Alsvan, Betty, 69, of Mahanoy City, died on Wednesday September 22, 2021 at Carolyn’s House Hospice Center, Harrisburg, after battling cancer at Penn State Hershey Cancer Institute, Hershey, and Lehigh Valley Hospital-Cedar Crest, Allentown . A Christian funeral mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m. on Saturday, October 2 at St. Thérèse Parish in Calcutta, with Reverend Kevin Gallagher as celebrant. Friends and family can come from 9 a.m. for a visit to the church. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Carolyn’s House Hospice Center of Central Pennsylvania, 1701 Linglestown Road, Harrisburg, PA 17110. Louis D. Truskowsky Funeral Home & Crematory Inc., Mahanoy City, is in charge of the arrangements. Visit www.truskowskyfuneralhome.com to sign the guestbook and send sympathy cards.

Balonis, Edward, 82, of Drums, died Tuesday, September 21 at Lehigh Valley Hospital-Hazleton. A Christian funeral mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m. on Saturday, October 16 at St. Thérèse Parish in Calcutta, Mahanoy City, with Reverend Kevin P. Gallagher as officiant. Friends can call from 9 a.m. on Saturday to St. Teresa Parish in Calcutta. Interment will be private at the convenience of the family. Louis D. Truskowsky Funeral Home & Crematory Inc., Mahanoy City, is in charge of the arrangements. Visit www.truskowskyfuneralhome.com to sign the guestbook and send sympathy cards.

Brase, Dominic Lee, 16, of Tremont Road, died on Wednesday September 22, 2021, at his home. The funeral will be at 5 p.m. today, September 28, at HL Snyder Funeral Home Inc., Pine Grove, under the direction of Rev. Barry Spatz. There will be a visitation from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home. Instead of flowers, the family would prefer contributions to be made to HL Snyder Funeral Home Inc., 139 S. Tulpehocken St., Pine Grove, PA 17963, in his memory. You can send your condolences online at www.hlsnyderfuneralhome.com.

Bushick, Eugene, 63, of Park Place, died on Friday September 24 at his residence. A Christian funeral mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m. on Friday, October 1 at St. Therese of Calcutta Parish in Mahanoy City, with Reverend Kevin P. Gallagher as officiant. Friends and family can call from 9 a.m. on Friday to church. Interment will follow at St. Casimir cemetery in the town of Mahanoy. Louis D. Truskowsky Funeral Home & Crematory Inc., Mahanoy City, is in charge of the arrangements. Visit www.truskowskyfuneralhome.com to sign the guestbook and send sympathy cards.

Clark, Gerard F., 64, of Pottsville, entered Eternal Rest Wednesday morning at Lehigh Valley Hospital-Schuylkill E. Norwegian Street. A celebration of Gerard’s life will take place at 1 p.m. today, September 28, at Pottsville Zone, 337 Peacock St., Pottsville. Interment will be private and held at the convenience of the family. Schlitzer Allen Pugh Funeral Home, 515 W. Market St., Pottsville, was responsible for the arrangements. Please visit schlitzerallenpugh.com to share a memory of Gerard.

Gallo, Francis J., 83, of Palo Alto, died on Wednesday, September 22, 2021 at the Orwigsburg Center. A Christian burial mass will be celebrated at 10:30 am today, September 28, at St. Patrick’s Roman Catholic Church, Pottsville, with the Reverend Phil Rodgers as officiant. Parents and friends are invited for a visitation from 8:30 a.m. to 10 a.m. today at the Robert A. Evans Jr. Funeral Home in Port Carbon. Interment will take place at the Schuylkill Memorial Park, Schuylkill Haven. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to the Parkinson’s Foundation or Hillside SPCA, PO Box 233, Pottsville, PA 17901. Please send your condolences to www.robertaevansjrfh.com.

Knowlton, Virginia Ann, 87, of Stratford, NJ, passed away on Sunday September 5, 2021. The family will receive family and friends from 11 am to noon on Saturday October 9 at Our Lady of Guadalupe Church, St. Luke Parish . , 55 Warwick Ave., Stratford, NJ 08084. Memorial Mass at noon. In lieu of flowers, contributions to Animal Welfare Association, 509 Centennial Blvd., Voorhees, NJ 08043, would be appreciated. Arrangements edited by Danks-Hinski Funeral Home, Lindenwold, NJ Visit dankshinskifuneralhome.com for lasting condolences.

Kreiser, Ruby P., 86, of Muir, died Tuesday, September 21, 2021 at Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center. The funeral will be at 1 p.m. today, September 28, at the Chapel of Dimon Funeral Home Inc., Tower City. Interment will take place in Saint-Pierre cemetery in Orwin. Viewing will be from noon to 1 p.m. in the chapel. Memorial donations in Ruby’s name can be made to Hillside SPCA, PO Box 233, Pottsville, PA 17901. To send your condolences to the family, visit www.dimonfuneralhome.com.

May, Leroy L., 63, of Ashland, died Wednesday, September 22, 2021, at his home. The funeral will be at 11 a.m. today, September 28, at the Lavelle Church of the Nazarene, Lavelle, with Reverend Jeremy Smallwood officiating. Interment will be in Sunnyside Cemetery, Lavelle. A visit will take place today from 9:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. at the church. Kull-Heizenroth Funeral Home Inc., Ashland, Charles Heizenroth III, Supervisor, is in charge of the arrangements. Visit www.kullfuneral.com.

Price, Catherine, 93, former resident of Mowry, died on Friday September 24, 2021 at Broad Mountain Health and Rehabilitation Center, Frackville. Parents and friends are invited to attend a funeral service at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, September 29, at the Richard W. Fritz Funeral Home, 1323 Center Street, Ashland. Pastor Susan Hocking of the Simpson United Methodist Church, Gordon, will officiate. Interment will follow at the Citizen Cemetery, Lavelle. A visitation will begin at 10 a.m. until the funeral home service. Visit www.Fritzfuneralhome.com. The Richard W. Fritz Funeral Home makes funeral arrangements.

Rarick, Andrew C. “Andy”, 51, of Chambersburg, died on Wednesday September 22 at Lehigh Valley Hospital-Hazleton, with his sisters by his side. A memorial service will be held at 1 p.m. on Wednesday, September 29, at Hamilton-Breiner Funeral Home & Cremation Services Inc., Orwigsburg. A commemorative rally will begin at 11 a.m. Interment at Schuylkill Memorial Park Inc., Schuylkill Haven, will follow services.

Schwalm, Noreen Ann (Tatusko), 72, of Shamokin, passed into God’s hands early Thursday, September 23, 2021, at Geisinger Medical Center, Shamokin, surrounded by her husband, son and sister. The funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. today, September 28, at Himmel Church, 1941 Schwaben Creek Road, Dornsife, with Reverend Jane Compton officiating. Interment will follow the service in the cemetery of Himmel Church. The viewing will take place from 10 a.m. until service time today, September 28, at the church. Masks will be required for service and tours. Wear crazy socks, like Noreen would have done. In lieu of flowers, please share Noreen’s generosity to youth, family and those in need by contributing to the Jean Louise Stellfox Valedictorian Award Fund at Gratz Bank, 450 W. Shamokin St., Trevorton; Himmel’s church evangelism (designate youth mission trips, shoebox ministry, or school kits) or the American Cancer Society. To send your condolences, please visit our website at www.farrowfh.com. Farrow-CJ Lucas Funeral and Cremation Service, 240 W. Chestnut St., Shamokin, Lori Ann Campbell, supervisor, is in charge of arrangements.

Valentine, Kathleen Mae, 92, from Tamaqua, died on Sunday September 19, 2021 in Reading, at the home of her son Jimmy and husband Aaron. Services will be held at 11 a.m. today, September 28, at Zizelmann-Gulla Funeral Home, 500 E. Broad St., Tamaqua. Interment at Odd Fellows Cemetery, Tamaqua, will follow services. Calling hours will be 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. today at the funeral home. Memorials to Kathleen’s name can be made at Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church, 101 N. Greenwood St., Tamaqua, PA 18252. COVID-19 protocols will be followed. Online condolences can be presented at www.zrgfu-neralhomes.com. The arrangements are managed by Zizelmann-Gulla Funeral Home and Cremation Services Inc.

Weaver, Jack E. Sr., 91, of Friedensburg, died on Monday, September 20 at his home. A burial will be held at 10 a.m. today at Indiantown Gap National Cemetery in Annville. A procession will leave the funeral home at 9 a.m. today. The family requests donations in Jack’s memory from Research Development, American Foundation for the Blind, 1401 S. Clark St., Suite 730, Arlington, VA 22202. To offer your condolences online, visit www.gsesfuneralhomes.com. Geschwindt-Stabingas Funeral Home Inc. was responsible for the arrangements.

Wentzel, Burd F. Jr., 61, of Center Street, Ashland, died on Tuesday, September 21, 2021 at Geisinger Medical Center, Danville. Parents and friends are invited to attend a Christian funeral mass at 11 am today, September 28, at St. Charles Borromeo Church, 11th and Walnut Street, Ashland. The celebrant will be the Reverend Brian M. Miller, Pastor. A visit will begin at 10 am at the church until Mass can be commemorated at the Washington Fire Company, 1307 Center St., Ashland, PA, 17921. Visit www.Fritzfuneralhome.com.

Zelonis, Robert J., 77, of Virginia, died on Wednesday, September 22, 2021 at Inova Fairfax Hospital, Virginia. A visit for family and friends will take place from 9 am to 11 am today, September 28, at Oravitz Home for Funerals Inc., 40 N. Jardin St., Shenandoah. Bible services will be held at 11 a.m. at the funeral home and will be led by Robert’s nephew, Father Christopher Zelonis. Interment will follow at St. Casimir Cemetery, Shenandoah Heights. To offer your condolences, please visit www.oravitzhomeforfunerals.com.

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