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 Joseph J. Skernolis

Joseph J. Skernolis

Birth
Hazleton, Luzerne County, Pennsylvania, USA
Death 12 Jun 1963 (aged 18–19)
Hazleton, Luzerne County, Pennsylvania, USA
Burial Drums, Luzerne County, Pennsylvania, USA
Memorial ID 90850447 · View Source
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Hazleton Standard Speaker, Friday, June 14, 1963:
‘Philharmonic Pianist Dies'
Joseph J. Skernolis, 19, 121 North Laurel street, a well-known pianist, died Wednesday at 10:45 p.m. at the St. Joseph Hospital, where he had been a patient the past three weeks. He was born in Hazleton, a son of Walter J. and the late Elizabeth (Racho) Skernolis, and was a graduate of the Hazleton high School Class of 1962. He was a member of St. John's Byzantine Catholic Church, and was the accompanist for the Philharmonic Society.

Surviving are his father, Walter J. Skernolis, and two brothers and a sister: Walter A., U. S. Army, stationed at Fort Hood, Texas; Elizabeth Ann, R. N., New York City; and Edmund J., at home. Also surviving is his maternal grandmother, Mrs. Anna Racho, Hazleton.

The funeral will be held Saturday at 8:30 a.m. from the Bonin Funeral Home, Second street entrance. Requiem high mass will be celebrated in St. John's Byzantine Catholic Church at 9 a.m. Interment will be in the Calvary Cemetery, Drums. Rev. Jackanich will conduct a service at the funeral home this evening at 7:30. Friends may call today from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m.
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Hazleton Standard Speaker, Friday, June 14, 1963:
Skernolis – At St. Joseph Hospital, Wednesday, June 12, Joseph J. Skernolis, age 19, beloved son of Walter J. and the late Elizabeth (Racho) Skernolis. Funeral Saturday at 8:30 a.m. from the Bonin Funeral Home, Second street entrance. Requiem high mass in St. John's Byzantine Catholic Church at 9 a.m. Interment in the Calvary Cemetery, Drums. Friends may call Friday 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Frank H. Bonin & Son, funeral directors.


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  • Created by: delancey23
  • Added: 27 May 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 90850447
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Joseph J. Skernolis (1944–12 Jun 1963), Find A Grave Memorial no. 90850447, citing Calvary Cemetery, Drums, Luzerne County, Pennsylvania, USA ; Maintained by delancey23 (contributor 46899891) .