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Schuylkill County Obituaries

John M. Kodash, 69 – Schuylkill Vo-tech Educator, Devoted Grandparent

John M. Kodash , 69, of Frackville, died Monday August 26, 2019 at home surrounded by his family.

Born in Pottsville, September 24, 1949, He was a son of the late John and Elizabeth (Whalen) Kodash.

He retired as an Educator from Schuylkill County Vocational Technical Schools, Mar Lin and Frackville.

John was a member of Grace E. C. Church, Schuylkill Haven, an avid Philadelphia sports fan, NASCAR enthusiast, hunter and fisherman. He especially loved spending time with his grandchildren.

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In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his loving service dog Austin; a brother.

Surviving are his wife Linda (Rupp) Kodash; a daughter Lori Knittle and her husband Kenny of Deer Lake;  Grandchildren  Dylan and Heidi Knittle; Brother-in-Law Harry Rupp and his wife Joan; Nephews Ryan Rupp; Jeremy Mylin & his wife Amanda;  a Brother.

A Celebration of life will be held at 11:00 a.m., Saturday September 21, 2019, at Grace E. C. Church, 15 Earl Stoyer Dr. Schuylkill Haven, with Rev. J. Ted Rathman. Friends may call from 10-11 a.m. at the church. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Grace EC Church memorial fund at the above address.

Nice Hart Funeral Home Inc., Frackville, is in charge of arrangements.  Online condolences can be sent to www.nicehartfuneralhome.com.

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