Official Obituary of

Dorothy Ann Souchak

February 8, 2024

Dorothy Souchak Obituary

Dorothy Ann Souchak, 95, of West West Terrace passed away peacefully Thursday February 8th surrounded by loving family, at her home. Born in Pottsville, PA Dorothy lived her entire life in the Minersville area. She was the last of 8 siblings born to Eleanor (Bacca) and Modesto Barbacovi. Widow of Russell Souchak to whom she was married for 65 years. Doroty was a graduate of Minersville High School class of 1946 and an employee of H.D. Bobb Co. She was den mother of pack 100 in Llewellyn and member of St Nicholas Ukrainian Catholic Church P.T.O. Along with her husband they owned and operated Degutis Pharmacy. They also were part owners of King Coal aviation at the Schuylkill County airport. Dorothy had a flair for life bringing endless joy to all around her even in her final years. She stated recently she would prefer her obituary to simply state "I died". She enjoyed bowling and visiting the casinos but she found the most joy spending time with her large and extended family. In addition to her parents, siblings and husband she was preceded in death by son Brian in 1959. Along with grandsons Andrew Mullins and Conor Flanagan. Dorothy is survived by 7 children. Russell, David husband of Tina, Timothy husband of Roxane, Linda Mullins, Michelle Flanagan, Darlene Nevada wife of James and Joseph. Dorothy is also survived by grandchildren Jennifer(Michael) Hossler, Brent(Janel) Martin, Matthew(Lauren) Souchak, Briana(Nicholas) Jones, Carson Nevada, James Nevada, Lauren Flanagan, Geoff(Katie) Heller, Ryan(Emani) Flanagan, Aaron Nevada, Devin Flanagan companion Michel Garcia and Nicholas Souchak. Along with 9 great grandchildren plus 3 on the way. Finally many nieces and nephews. All are respectfully invited to attend a visitation from 8:30 to 10:00 am on Saturday February 24th at St. Nicholas Church in Minersville. A Requiem Divine Liturgy shall be celebrated at 10:00 am with Reverend Mark Fesniak officiating. Interment in St Nicholas Ukrainian Catholic cemetery. In lieu of flowers friends and relatives are asked to make a donation to the Saint Nicholas Church memorial fund. Mahal-Ritzel Funeral Home Inc., Minersville is entrusted with the arrangements.

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February 24, 2024

8:30 AM to 10:00 AM
Saint Nicholas Ukrainian Catholic Church Minersville

Divine Liturgy
February 24, 2024

10:00 AM
St. Nicholas Ukrainian Catholic Church (Minersville)


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