Could this be the Jay Schoonover that's your father? The Social Security Death Index has this:
Birth Date: 5 Apr 1920
Death Date: 26 Sep 2006
Social Security Number:207-03-4275
State or Territory Where Number Was Issued:Pennsylvania
Death Residence Localities
ZIP Code: 18705
Localities:Hilldale, Luzerne, Pennsylvania
Hudson, Luzerne, Pennsylvania
Laflin, Luzerne, Pennsylvania
Miners Mill, Luzerne, Pennsylvania
Parsons, Luzerne, Pennsylvania
Plains, Luzerne, Pennsylvania
Plains Township, Luzerne, Pennsylvania
Plains Twp, Luzerne, Pennsylvania
Wilkes Barre, Luzerne, Pennsylvania
The Citizens Voice home?:?news?:?news?:?obituaries
Jay L. Schoonover September 26, 2006
Jay L. Schoonover of Plains Township died Tuesday at his home.
He was born in Allentown on April 5, 1920, son of the late James and Mary Jane Lewellyn Schoonover. He attended Meyers High School. He was an active member of Grace Bible Church and served on the board of trustees for a number of years.
Prior to his retirement, he was employed as a security guard by Kuntz Carey Detective Agency. He also was employed by Glen Alden Coal Co. for over 21 years.
Jay was an avid hunter and fisherman.
He was preceded in death by his wife of 55 years, the former Helen Scronek; granddaughter, Michele Burke; brother, James Schoonover; sisters, Mona, Jestie, Ruth and Peggy.
Surviving are daughters, Gloria Jean Hariharan, Washington state; Patricia Burke, Inola, Okla.; brothers, Roland, Laceyville; Robert, California; sisters, Joyce Bellas, Dallas; June Langendorf, Colonia, N.Y.; Lois Long, Browns Mills, N.J.; Linda Chmielowiec, Lancaster; grandchildren, Ram Hariharan, Anand Hariharan, Shanti Connors, Kim Hargrave, Dr. Alicia Burke, Kenneth Burke, Shannon Burke and Thomas Burke; great-grandchildren, Kainoa Connors, Keoni Connors, Dustin Hargrave, Wacey Burke, Tanner Burke, Cody Burke and Riley Burke.
Funeral services will be held Monday at 10 from Howell-Lussi Funeral Home, 509 Wyoming Ave., West Pittston, with the Rev. David Culley, pastor of Grace Bible Church, West Pittston, officiating. Interment will be in Memorial Shrine Cemetery, Carverton. Friends may call Sunday, 5 to 8 p.m., at the funeral home.