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Lottie M. Draugelis

March 24, 2020

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Lottie M. Draugelis, 88, of Girardville, passed away Tuesday, March 24th, at the Lehigh Valley Hospital, Schuylkill, East Norwegian St., Pottsville.

Born in Shamokin, October 28, 1931, she was the daughter of the late John and Lottie Valence Seedor.  She attended Shamokin High School, and was employed as a sewing machine operator at are factories until her retirement.  Lottie was a member of the former St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church, Girardville, now the St. Charles Borromeo Parish, Ashland. She was a member of the International Ladies Garment Workers Union, the Precious Blood Auxiliary, Watertown, N.Y., and the St. Pauline Rosary Group, Kulpmont.

Preceding her in death was her husband, Blasé J. Draugelis, passing in August 2011, a son in law, Rick Miller, in 2017, and brothers, Joseph, Ferdinand, and John Seedor.


Daughter:  Mary Miller, Girardville

Son:  Joseph Draugelis and his wife Renee, East Cameron Township

Sister:  Veronica Bonjo, Spring City

Sister:  Rosemarie wife of Charles Wayne, Shamokin

Brother:  Daniel Seedor and his wife Theodora, Sunbury

Grandchildren:  Denise Turkavage, Brandon Draugelis, and Paul Turkavage.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held in St. Charles Borromeo Worship Center, Girardville, for immediate family only.  Celebrating Mass will be Rev. Edward B. Connolly, pastor emeritus. with Rev. Brian M. Miller and Rev. Francis Irooot, concelebrants. Private burial will take place in St. Vincent DePaul Catholic Cemetery, Englewood, Frackville.  Memorials may be made to the St. Pauline Foundation, Attn:  Camp Pauline Diabetic Fund, P.O. Box 115, Kulpmont, PA  17834.  Visit for live streaming of the Mass.

The Richard W. Fritz Funeral Home, Ashland, is in charge of arrangements.

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Mass of Christian Burial
March 30, 2020

10:50 AM
St. Charles Borromeo Worship Center

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