Julia Silfies, 82, of Schuylkill Haven, passed away Sunday, April 10th, at home.
Born in Pottsville on December 26, 1939, she was a daughter of the late Joseph & Julia (Worchick) Rodnick.
She was the widow of Harold M. Silfies, Sr. who passed away March 28, 2004.
In addition to her parents and husband, Julia is also preceded in death by two sons: Mark, & James O'Brein, infant son, Joshua, and three sisters: Catherine Strenkoski, Rose Spancake, & Josephine Brozana.
She was a member of Bible Tabernacle Pentecostal Church, Schuylkill Haven.
She was a homemaker most of her life.
Julia is survived by five sons: John O'Brien, of Schuylkill Haven; Michael, husband of Jane O'Brien, of Pottsville; Harold M. Silfies, Jr., husband of Sofiya, of Schuylkill Haven; Christopher Silfies, & Joshua Silifies, both of Palo Alto; four daughters: Debra, wife of Doug Schwenk, of Schuylkill Haven; Brenda, wife of Eric Sr. Schwenk, of Pottsville; Michele, wife of Brian Docherty, of Cressona; and Melissa, wife of Jerry Murphy, of Schuylkill Haven. She is also survived by 16 grandchildren, 8 great-grandchildren, a sister, Mary Rodnick, a brother, Joseph Rodnick, both of Marlin.
A Celebration of Life Funeral Service will be held at 11 AM on Wednesday, April 13th at Bible Tabernacle Pentecostal Church, Schuylkill Haven with Rev. Douglas Schwenk officiating.
A viewing will be held at church from 9:30 AM until the time of service.
Interment will follow at Indiantown Gap National Cemetery, Annville.
At the family's request, memorial donations in Julia's memory may be forwarded to Bible Tabernacle Pentecostal Church High & William Sts. Schuylkill Haven, PA 17972.