Sylvia V. (Jackstis) Biscoe

Born: Thu., Jul. 29, 1937
Died: Tue., Sep. 2, 2014


7:00 PM to 9:00 PM, Sun., Sep. 07, 2014
8:30 AM to 9:30 AM, Mon., Sep. 08, 2014
Location: Robert A. Evans Jr. Funeral Home

Mass of Christian Burial

10:00 AM Mon., Sep. 08, 2014
Location: Holy Cross Roman Catholic Church

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Sylvia V. Biscoe, age 77, of New Philadelphia, PA passed away Tuesday, September 2nd, 2014 at Schuylkill Medical Center, East Norwegian St., Pottsville.

Born in Pottsville, PA on July 29, 1937,  she was the daughter of the late Joseph and Susan (Matlock) Jackstis.

Sylvia was a graduate of Pottsville Catholic High School, Class of 1955.

She was a member of the Holy Cross Roman Catholic Church in New Philadelphia, where she was a member of the Women's Guild and the Rosary Society.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband of 49 years, John J. Biscoe Jr. on June 23, 2012 and a sister Dorothy Kynoski in 1969.

Sylvia is survived by 2 sons:  Daniel Biscoe and his wife Nora and Thomas Biscoe, both of New Philadelphia;

a grandson Kevin Biscoe, New Philadelphia; 2 sisters:  Geraldine Roman, New Philadelphia and Eleanor Connely, Bristol; and nieces and nephews.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at the Holy Cross Roman Catholic Church in New Philadelphia at 10AM on Monday, September 8th,  with Rev. Ronald J. Minner officiating.

Relatives and Friends are invited to a viewing on Sunday evening from 7-9PM and Monday morning from 8:30-9-30AM at Robert A. Evans Jr. Funeral Home, 208 Pike St., Port Carbon.

Interment will be held in the Holy Family Cemetery in New Philadelphia.

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