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Schuylkill County Obituaries

Betty Budwash, 90 – Door and Candy Jar Were Always Open

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Betty J. Budwash, age 90, of Mahanoy City, died Monday afternoon at Broad Mountain Nursing and Rehabilitation in Frackville.

Born in Tremont she was the daughter of the late Harry and Florence (Roth) Morgan.

She attended Tremont schools and was a member of Christ Lutheran Church in Mahanoy City.

She had been employed by General Cigar formerly in Mahanoy City and also worked as a caregiver.

Her door and candy jar was always open for her family and friends.

Preceding her in death were her husband Charles in 2001 as well as 8 brothers and 2 sisters.

Survivors include a daughter Joan Klatka and her husband John of Weston Place, son Charles and his wife Maureen of Morea, daughter Betty Malacusky and her companion Cyril Kufro of Fountain Springs, daughter Karen Wagner and her husband Lawrence of Frackville, daughter Cheryl Souchack of Trenton, daughter Kathy Sheirich and her husband Lester of Pine Grove, son Gary and his wife Alice of Pine Grove and daughter Terri Marowski of Grier City, a sister Diane Degler of Donaldson, 15 grandchildren, 19 great grandchildren and 2 great great great grandchildren as well as many nieces and nephews.

Services will be privately held from David D. Jarrett Funeral Home in Mahanoy City with interment at Indiantown Gap Nation Cemetery in Anville.

Contributions in Betty’s name to the Alzheimer’s Association 57 N. Franklin St. Wilkes Barre, PA 18701 would be appreciated by the family. Please sign Betty’s guest book at

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