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Melissa Schneikart

April 3, 2019


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Melissa Schneikart

April 3, 2019


Melissa Schneikart, 43, of Wilkes-Barre, passed away on Wednesday, April 3, 2019, at the Lehigh Valley Hospital-Cedar Crest in Allentown, surrounded by her loving family.


She was born in Wilkes-Barre, a daughter of Michael T. and Maureen Erickson Garbush of Wilkes-Barre.  Melissa was a graduate of Bishop Hoban High School, class of 1994.  She was employed as a Pharmacy Technician at Harrold’s Pharmacy and by Caremark.


Melissa was a member of St. Andrew’s Parish in Wilkes-Barre.  She was past president of the Meyers Soccer Booster Club.  Melissa loved watching her sons play sports and took great pride in being a soccer, baseball and football mom.


She was preceded in death by her sister, Michelle Garbush and by her brother, Michael Garbush.


Surviving in addition to her parents are her husband of 20 years, Paul Schneikart; her sons, Tyler, Logan and Michael Schneikart, at home; mother and father-in-law, Lucille and Fred Schneikart; sister-in-law, Amy Saraka and her husband, Tim, Ashley; 3 nieces; several aunts, uncles and cousins as well as “all her boys”.


Funeral Services will be held on Saturday morning at 9:30 am from the Nat & Gawlas Funeral Home, 89 Park Avenue, Wilkes-Barre, with a Mass of Christian Burial to follow at 10 am in St. Andrew’s Parish, 316 Parrish Street, Wilkes-Barre.  Interment will be in St. Mary’s Cemetery, Hanover Township.


Friends may call at the funeral home on Friday from 5 – 8 pm.


In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Melissa’s memory to the Medical Oncology Associates Prescription Assistance Fund, 382 Pierce Street, Kingston, PA 18704


Online condolences may be sent by visiting Melissa’s obituary at www.natandgawlas.com.