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Thelma P. Duceman

April 17, 1952 — December 11, 2020

Thelma P. Duceman 87 of Mt. Carmel passed away Friday December 11, 2020 at the Mount Carmel Senior Living Community.

Born in Mount Carmel on February 12, 1933 she was the daughter of the late Peter and Mable (Laing) Gummel.

Thelma attended Mt. Carmel Schools.

She was married on April 17, 1952 in the Zion Lutheran Church in Ashland to Richard Duceman who preceded her in death on August 16, 1977.

She was a former member of Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Parish and member of the Mt. Carmel Senior Action Center.

Surviving are three daughters, Sherey Daya and her companion Leon Gallagher of Mt. Carmel; Beverly Cooper and her husband Matt of Mt. Carmel and Elaine Wisnoskie and her husband Kenneth of Locust Gap; four sons, Richard Duceman and his companion Kathy Shutt of Aristes; Kenneth Duceman and his wife Linda of Den-Mar Gardens; Arthur Duceman and his wife Kimberly of Den-Mar Gardens and Allen Duceman and his wife Kimberly of Fredericksburg, VA; 16 grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren and one arriving in March. Also surviving is a brother-in-law Thomas Joraskie and numerous nieces, nephews and their families.

In addition to her parents and her husband, she was preceded in death by four brothers; Philip, John, Peter, and Eugene Gummel and four sister, Catherine Vincenzes, Margaret Watkins, Mary Jane Joraskie, and Rose Brown. She was the last surviving of her nine siblings. She was also preceded in death by an infant grandchild Stacy Daya.

Religious services will be held on Tuesday, December 15, 2020 at 11:00 am at the Joseph J. Stutz, Inc. Funeral Home, 40 South Market Street, Mount Carmel, Joseph J. Stutz, III Supervisor. Rev. Joan A. Brown will officiate. Interment will follow in Mount Carmel Cemetery, Mount Carmel Township. A visitation will be held on Tuesday morning at the funeral home from 9:00 am until 11:00 am. In lieu of flowers, family is asking to send a gift to a resident in need at the Mount Carmel Senior Living Community. To leave a condolence for the family, please sign the guestbook at www.stutzfuneralhome.com.

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Visitation

Tuesday, December 15, 2020

9:00 - 11:00 am (Eastern time)

Joseph J. Stutz, Inc. Funeral Home

40 South Market Street, Mount Carmel, PA 17851

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Tuesday, December 15, 2020

11:00 - 11:30 am (Eastern time)

Joseph J. Stutz, Inc. Funeral Home

40 South Market Street, Mount Carmel, PA 17851

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