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Eva B. Derkosh Obituary

Eva B. Derkosh

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“My deepest sympathy is with Barbara and all of Eva's family. I am grateful I had the oppotunity to meet and care for Eva over the past 4 years. She...Read More »
1 of 7 | Posted by: Amanda Price

“Our deepest sympathy. ”
2 of 7 | Posted by: Andy & Maureen Tihansky

“Such a nice picture of your mom. Our parents were such good friends. Deepest sympathy on the loss of your mom. ”
3 of 7 | Posted by: Nancy J. Gill

“So a nice picture of your mom. Our parents were such good friends and I want to extend my sympathy to you on the loss of your mother. ”
4 of 7 | Posted by: Nancy J. Gill

“Aunt-God Mother Eva, You were in my Prayers - You are in my Prayers - You will always be in my Prayers. God Bless all my Aunts & Uncles, [As you...Read More »
5 of 7 | Posted by: Bill Tihansky

“Christine Derkosh StehleHow sad to hear Our Dear Aunt Eva is no longer with us! I know she is in heaven as she was a wonderful, kind and loving...Read More »
6 of 7 | Posted by: Christine Derkosh Stehle

“I am so sorry to hear that Aunt Eva passed away, but now she is with Andy and Uncle Andy and she can try to keep him in line as usual. I will always...Read More »
7 of 7 | Posted by: Jo Ann Derkosh Dickerson


Eva B. Derkosh, 91, a resident of Mifflin Court, Shillington, PA, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, October 22, 2013. She was preceded in death by her husband of 52 years, Andrew Derkosh; a son, Andrew David; and a great grandchild. Surviving are daughter Barbara, wife of Russ Scaramastra of Wyomissing, PA; four grandchildren, Matthew Scaramastra of Syracuse, NY, Allana Scaramastra of Sinking Spring, PA, Jason Derkosh of Pittsburgh, PA and Janel Derkosh of Mansfield, CT; and seven great grandchildren. Formerly of New Ringgold, PA, Eva lived in Quakertown, PA and Coopersburg, PA before moving into assisted living at Mifflin Court where she resided for the past 5 years. Eva was a member of St. John Lutheran Church, Quakertown. Eva was especially proud of her upbringing as one of nine children on a self-sufficient farm. Her memories and the stories she told were always about hard work and fun times that went with that life. She enjoyed preparing many of the ethnic foods of Czechoslovakia from where her family emigrated. Eva loved spending time with her family especially the children and will always be remembered for her gentle spirit and warm smile. She will be deeply missed. Services will be held at 11 AM, Saturday, October 26 at Zizelmann-Roche Funeral Home, 500 E. Broad Street, Tamaqua, PA with Michael Sullivan, M.Div. officiating. Interment in Sky View Memorial Park, Hometown, PA will follow. Call 10-11 AM Saturday at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, the family requests contributions be made to: "Trucks for Maddox Charitable Trust", 5385 Highgrove Road, Pittsburgh, PA 15236. www.facebook.com/TrucksForMaddox.

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