Obituary for Joy (Schultz) Tomaino
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Joy (Schultz) Tomaino

July 29, 1924 ~ January 11, 2018 (age 93)


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Joy (Schultz) Tomaino, 93, of Pottsville, passed away Thursday, January 11, 2018, at Providence Place, Pottsville.

She was born July 29, 1924, in Pottsville, to the late Guy Hunter and Edna (Grebe) Schultz.

Joy was a member of First United Methodist. She was a part of the United Methodist Women’s Group.

After graduating high school, Joy went on to gain her bachelor’s degree in German from Bucknell University. She furthered her education by attending Drexel, where she earned her bachelor’s degree in Library Science. While at Bucknell, she was inducted in to the National German Honor Society, Delta Phi Alpha. This was an accomplishment she held close to her heart and was very proud of. 

For many years, Joy worked as a reference librarian at the Pottsville Free Public Library. Joy was a voracious reader throughout her entire life. In addition to her scholastic accomplishments, Joy also traveled the United States and most of Europe. In her free time, she loved to play golf and tend to her rose garden. A well-educated and traveled woman, she will be greatly missed by her family.

In addition to her parents, Joy is preceded in death by her loving husband Anthony “Skip” Tomaino and a sister Anne Alice Emerick.

Joy is survived by son, Paul Miller, Pottsville and daughter, Jill Salmon and her husband John, Pottsville; grandson, Benjamin and his wife Amanda Mincavage; granddaughter, Clara Miller, step great granddaughter, Haley Clanton, sister, Betty Lou Harvey, Albuquerque, NM, two nieces and two nephews.

Funeral services will be held 11:00 am on Friday, January 19, 2018 at Schlitzer Allen Pugh Funeral Home, 515 W. Market St., Pottsville with the Rev. John Wallace. Family and friends are invited to call at the funeral home Friday morning from 10:00 am until the time of the service. Private interment will be held at Schuylkill Memorial Park, Schuylkill Haven.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to the Pottsville Free Public Library at 208 West Market St. Pottsville, PA 17901.

Please visit SchlitzerAllenPugh.com to leave a condolence for the family.

 

 


 Service Information

Calling Hours
Friday
January 19, 2018

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Schlitzer Allen Pugh Funeral Home and Cremation Services
6th & West Market St.
Pottsville, PA 17901

Funeral Service
Friday
January 19, 2018

11:00 AM
Schlitzer Allen Pugh Funeral Home and Cremation Services
6th & West Market St.
Pottsville, PA 17901


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