Bruce Allen Croneberger, 86, of Schuylkill Haven, passed away Monday, January 13, at Tremont Health and Rehabilitation Center, Tremont.
Born in Friedensburg on April 27, 1933, he was a son of the late John Kenneth & Helen Rebecca (Heffner) Croneberger.
He was the husband of Shirley Rose (Felty) Croneberger, whom he married February 15, 1953, and would have celebrated 67 years of marriage this year.
Bruce graduated from Schuylkill Haven High School, Class of 1951; and served in the U.S. Army.
He was employed as lab supervisor at Alcoa for 44 years; was a member of the 25 Year Club. He bowled, golfed and played baseball with the Alcoa league. Bruce and Shirley enjoyed camping in 48 states.
Bruce was a member of St. James Episcopal Church, Schuylkill Haven where he held numerous positions within the church.
In addition to his parents, he is also preceded in death by two great-granddaughters: Bailey & Brianna Croneberger.
In addition to his wife, Bruce is also survived by a daughter, Brenda Ellex & husband, Terry, Cressona,& a son, Bruce Croneberger II & wife, Beth, Valley View, as well as grandchildren: Bruce Croneberger III & wife, Erika, Bradley Croneberger & fiancé, Pam, Zachary Ellex & wife, Amanda, Brooke Sims, & Alicia Ellex, great-grandchildren: Brayden, Elijah, Bradley, Remington, & Madilyn, a sister, Lois Gibson, widow of Frank, New York, a brother, Don Croneberger & wife, Lucy, New Jersey, and nieces & nephews.
A Celebration of Life Funeral Service will be conducted on Friday January 17, at St. James Episcopal Church, Schuylkill Haven, at 11 a.m. with Rev. Jeffrey Funk officiating.
A viewing will be held at the church from 10 a.m. until the time of service on Friday.
Interment will follow the service at Schuylkill Memorial Park, Schuylkill Haven.
At his family’s request donations in Bruce’s memory may be sent to St. James Episcopal Church, Dock Street and Paxson Avenue, Schuylkill Haven, PA 17972.