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Walter E. Strohl

December 3, 1936 ~ August 4, 2019 (age 82)

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Obituary

 

Walter E. Strohl Sr., 82, of Nesquehoning, entered into eternal rest Sunday, August 4, 2019 in St. Luke’s Hospital, Bethlehem Campus. He was the husband of Margaret (Hrinda) Strohl. They celebrated their 58th Wedding Anniversary on June 15th of this year. Born in Nesquehoning, he was the son of the late Irene Mae Hawk-Kravelk and the late Charles Strohl. He was employed as a machinist for Bonney Forge Corps in Allentown for 34 years until retiring. He was a United States Army Veteran serving during the Cold War. He was a member of Zion Lutheran Church, Nesquehoning. Walter was also a life member and past commander of the Nesquehoning American Legion, a member of the Nesquehoning VFW Post 8008, and a member of the Nesquehoning Conservation Club. He was an avid Hunter, Fisherman, New York Yankee and NASCAR fan.

 

Surviving are a daughter Pamela Ann Keegan and her husband George of Jim Thorpe; sons Walter E. Jr. of Nesquehoning and his companion Sheila Barrall and Jeffery A. of Nesquehoning; a granddaughter Sierra Marie Keegan; two nieces Michelle Hrinda and Nicole Greenberg; and a furry friend Buttons.

 

A Funeral Service will be held Thursday, August 8, 2019 at 11:00 A.M. in the Zion Lutheran Church, 2 E. Catawissa St., Nesquehoning, PA 18240 with Pastor Cindy White officiating. Military Interment will be held in Sky-View Memorial Park, Tamaqua. Call Wednesday 6:00-8:00 P.M. and Thursday 9:30- 11:00 A.M. in the Church. In lieu of flowers donations will be accepted in his name to the Carbon County Friends of Animals, 77 W. 13th St., Jim Thorpe, PA 18229. The Joseph S. Blazosky Funeral Home has been entrusted with the funeral arrangements. Online condolences at www.blazoskyfh.com. 

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Services

American Legion Service
Monday
August 5, 2019

4:00 PM

Viewing
Wednesday
August 7, 2019

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Zion Lutheran Church (Nesquehoning, PA)
2 E. Catawissa St.
Nesquehoning, PA 18240

Viewing
Thursday
August 8, 2019

9:30 AM to 11:00 AM
Zion Lutheran Church (Nesquehoning, PA)
2 E. Catawissa St.
Nesquehoning, PA 18240

Funeral Service
Thursday
August 8, 2019

11:00 AM
Zion Lutheran Church (Nesquehoning, PA)
2 E. Catawissa St.
Nesquehoning, PA 18240

Interment
Thursday
August 8, 2019

12:15 PM
Sky - View Memorial Park, Tamaqua

Donations

Carbon County Friends of Animal
77 West 13th St., Jim Thorpe PA 18229

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