Thomas W. Socko

November 17, 1944 ~ June 30, 2022 (age 77) 77 Years Old

Thomas Socko Obituary

Thomas W. Socko, 77, of St. Clair, passed away peacefully at Lehigh Valley Cedar Crest Hospital, Allentown.

 Born in Minersville, he was a son of the late Joseph and Isabel Konopka Socko.

 Tom was a 1962 graduate of Nativity BVM High School. He was retired from Tredgar, MarLin. He was a member of the former St. Stanislaus Kostka Church, Minersville and was a member of St. Matthew’s Church of Holy Family Parish, Minersville. He was a member of the churches St. Cecilia Choir. He was a life time member of the former Independent Hose Co, Minersville and  it’s successor, the Minersville Fire Rescue. He also was a member of the Minersville Independent Hunting and Fishing Club. 

  Surviving along with his loving wife , Marie Lescavage Socko are his son Gary and his wife Jill of Pottsville; a granddaughter Isabel; a brother Francis and his wife Judy, Alexandria, Va.; a niece Angela Hinkle and her husband Joseph of Texas; other nieces and nephews.

    Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Wednesday at 10:30 Am in St. Matthew’s Church of Holy Family Parish, 139 Spruce St., Minersville. Rev. Leo J. Maletz will officiate. Relatives and friends are invited to call at the Donald J. Butler Funeral Home, 328 Sunbury St. Minersville on Wednesday morning from 8 AM to 10 AM. Interment will be in St. Stanislaus #2 Cemetery, Minersville.

    In lieu of flowers, the family would prefer remembrances of Tom be in the form of contributions to the Minersville Independent Hunting and Fishing Club or the  Minersville Fire Rescue, 300 North St., Minersville. Contributions will also be accepted at the Funeral Home. To offer condolences to the family or to light a candle in Tom’s memory, visit us at

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July 6, 2022

8:00 AM to 10:00 AM
Donald J. Butler Funeral Home
328 Sunbury St.
Minersville, PA 17954

Mass of Christian Burial
July 6, 2022

10:30 AM
St. Matthew the Evangelist
139 Spruce St
Minersville, PA 17954

Interment following funeral service
July 6, 2022

St. Stanislaus #2 Cemetery
Minersville/Llewellyn Highway
Minersville, PA 17954


Minersville Fire Rescue
300 North St., Minersville PA 17954

Minersville Independent Hunting & Fishing Club
c/o 328 Sunbury St., Minersville PA 17954


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