Connect with us

Hi, what are you looking for?

Coal Region Canary
Coal Region CanaryCoal Region Canary

Schuylkill County Obituaries

Leaffie L. Knadler, 86 – Enjoyed Gardening and Helping at Craft Shows

leaffie knadler obituary

Leaffie L. Knadler, 86, of West Penn Township, died Thursday, February 27, 2020, in St. Luke’s Hospital, Coaldale.

She was the wife of the late George R. Knadler for 60 years before his passing on August 12, 2012.

Prior to retiring, she was employed at Atlas Powder Co., Reynolds. She previously was employed at a garment factory and as a waitress.

Born in Walker Township, she was the daughter of the late David and Mabel (Breiner) Lorah. Leaffie was a member of Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church, Tamaqua.

Advertisement. Scroll to continue reading.

She loved spending time with her grandchildren and great grandchildren.

She enjoyed taking care of her home, gardening and helping at craft shows with her granddaughter, Ann, and her family business AJ Fogel Farm.

She was preceded in death by six brothers, Herman, Carl, Walter “Pit”, David “Jim”, William “Billy” and Allen, and five sisters, Margareth Lorah, Messida Hamm, Minerva Zellner, Evelyn Urban and Violet “Tootie” Snyder.

Surviving are a son, Richard and his wife, Nancy, of Tamaqua; a brother, Harrison, of Harrisburg; two grandchildren, Marsha, wife of Tony Thomas and Ann, wife of Jeff Fogel, Lehighton; six grandchildren, Andy and Jesse Fogel and Alex, Olivia, Lorah and Kailee Thomas, two sisters-in-law, Charlotte Lorah, of Tamaqua, and Irene Koch, of New Ringgold; and nieces and nephews.

Services will be held at 10:30 am on Monday, March 2, 2020, at the Hartman Funeral Home, 1791 West Penn Pike, New Ringgold, with the Rev. Cindy White officiating.

Advertisement. Scroll to continue reading.

Interment will be in Sky-View Memorial Park, Hometown. Contributions in her name may be made to Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church, 101 N. Greenwood St., Tamaqua, Pa, 18252. Arrangements are being handled by the Hartman Funeral Home, 1791 West Penn Pike, Rte. 309, New Ringgold.

Online condolences may be made at www.hartmanfuneralhomeinc.com.

MORE: 

Subscribe to Coal Region Canary

Get email updates from Coal Region Canary by becoming a subscriber today. Just enter your email address below to get started!
Loading

News Tips?

Let us know of news happening in your area. Use our NEWS TIPS ENTRY FORM
Click to comment

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

You May Also Like

Local News

Several Schuylkill County residents say they recently found bizarre printed messages inside packages of items purchased at local grocery stores. The Canary spoke with...

Local Weather

How much are we really going to get? Some say it's still too soon to tell.

Local Weather

Slightly more snow expected for Schuylkill County.

PA News

Flights arriving in the cover of night to NEPA.

Local News

If convicted, Hall faces up to 10 more years in prison.

Local News

  A new trial date has finally been set for Magen Hall, who faces a mandatory life sentence, if she’s found guilty of murdering...