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Schuylkill County Obituaries

Margaret Mistysyn, 86 – Worked at Former Mootz Candies Store

Margaret Mistysyn, 86, Pottsville died Sunday, February 2, at Lehigh Valley Health-East Norwegian Campus.

Born December 12, 1933, in Pottsville, she was the daughter of the late John and Julia (Hudon) Grava.

Margaret was a member of St. Nicholas Ukrainian Catholic Church, St. Clair and a former member of Holy Trinity Ukrainian Catholic Church, St. Clair. She worked in the local garment industry and at the former Mootz’ Candies, Pottsville.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Steve in 2016. She is the last member of her immediate family.

Margaret is survived by sons Stephen, Glen Burnie, MD and Scott, Hamburg; daughter Susan, Pottsville; granddaughter Tanya, Wintergarden FL; and several nieces and nephews.

Requiem Divine Liturgy will be celebrated 10:30 a.m. Friday, February 7, at St. Nicholas Ukrainian Catholic Church, St. Clair. Msgr. Myron Grabowski, Off.

Family and friends are invited to pay their respects 8:30-10 a.m. Friday morning at the Schlitzer Allen Pugh Funeral Home 515 W. Market St. Pottsville PA 17901. Interment will be held on the grounds of Holy Trinity Ukrainian Catholic Cemetery, St. Clair.

The family would prefer remembrances in the form of contributions to St. Jude’s Research Hospital in memory of Margaret.

Please visit to leave a condolence for the Mistysyn family.


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