Viola Josephine Kluba

February 13, 1929 ~ January 27, 2020 (age 90)


Viola Josephine Kluba, 90, formerly of MarLin and Centreville, Va., passed away January 27, 2020 at the Gardens York Terrace Nursing Home.

    Born in MarLin, she was a daughter of the late Louis and Lauretta Dallago Zucal.

  She attended Pottsville High School. She was a member of St. Patrick’s Church, Pottsville and a member of St. Timothy’s Church, Chantilly, Va.

   In addition to her parents and her husband Robert Francis Kluba Sr., she was preceded in death by 3 sisters, Mary, at birth, Anna Zucal and Louise Lutsky; also 3 brothers, Louis Zucal, Albert Zucal and Richard Zucal.

   She is survived by a son Robert Kluba Jr., Centerville, Va,; 2 grandchildren, Robert Kluba III and Cristina Syre and her husband Thomas; a great grandchild, Evelyn Rose and a brother Francis Zucal, Minersville; nieces and nephews.

   Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated in St. Patrick’s Church, Pottsville, 319 Mahantongo St., Pottsville on Saturday morning at 10:30 AM. Interment will be in Indiantown Gap National Cemetery, Annville, Pa. on Monday at 1:30 PM. 

   The family would prefer remembrances in the form of contributions to either St. Patrick’s Church, 319 Mahantongo St., Pottsviulle, Pa. 17901 or to the Cancer Research Center, 1310 Old Highway 63 South, Suite 5, Columbia, Mo., 65201.

   Arrangements are by the Donald J. Butler Funeral Home, Minersville. To offer condolences to the family or to light a candle in Viola’s memory, visit us at

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Mass of Christian Burial
February 8, 2020

10:30 AM
St. Patrick's Church
319 Mahantongo St
Pottsville, PA 17901

February 10, 2020

1:00 PM
Indiantown Gap National Cemetery
Indiantown Gap Military Reservation
Annville, PA 17003


Cancer Research Center
1310 Old Highway 63, Suite 5, Columbia MO 65201

St. Patrick's Church
319 Mahantongo St., Pottsville PA 17901

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