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Joan Fidler, 81 – Enjoyed Playing Basketball at Tower City HS

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Joan Irene Fidler, 81, of Lengel Lane, Pine Grove, went home to Heaven on Tuesday, February 25, 2020. She was surrounded by her family at her home.

Born on September 27, 1938 in Tower City, she was a daughter of the late Howard and Erma Snyder Bressler.

She was a 1956 graduate of Tower City High School, where she enjoyed playing basketball.

Joan was a Switchboard Operator at Agway and a Bookkeeper at Werner’s Lumber. She was also a loving Daycare provider.

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She was very involved with Jacob’s Lutheran Church in Pine Grove, where she especially enjoyed singing in the choir. She enjoyed reading, travel and spending time with her family.

Surviving are her husband of 51 years, Dale Fidler; three daughters, Jane Fidler-Turner and husband John of Schwenksville, Jennifer Lampart and husband Karl of Lenhartsville, Darlene Toscano and husband Alex of Lebanon; four grandchildren, Karl J. Lampart, and Cameron, Tyler, and Olivia Toscano; and a brother, Clair Bressler and wife Joy of Lakeland, FL.

Memorial Services will be held on Sunday, March 8, 2020 at 3:00 P.M. at Jacob’s Lutheran Church, 316 Suedberg Rd., Pine Grove with Pastor Barry Spatz officiating. There will be a visitation on Sunday, March 8, 2020 from 2:00 P.M. until 3:00 P.M. at the Church. Interment will be in Jacob’s Lutheran Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, the family would appreciate contributions be made to Jacob’s Lutheran Church Memorial Fund, c/o Susan Seavey 114 School St. Pine Grove, PA 17963 in her memory.

The H. L. Snyder Funeral Home, Inc., Pine Grove is in charge of arrangements and you may send condolences online at

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