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Schuylkill County Obituaries

Oscar A. Troxell, 91 – Member of the Calvary United Methodist Church

Oscar A. Troxell, 91, of Walker Township, died on Friday, May 29, 2020 at home.

He was the husband of Irene (nee Heisler) Troxell to whom he would have been married 48 years in August.

Born in New Ringgold on August 6, 1928, Oscar was the son of the late Edgar Alvin and Lula (nee Kershner) Troxell.

He worked for Pennsylvania Steel Foundry in Hamburg for 15 years but was a farmer in New Ringgold for most of his life. Oscar was a member of the Calvary United Methodist Church, Lewistown Valley.

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He is survived by his wife, Irene; son, Ryan Troxell of the Lewistown Valley; and a niece, Glenda Stankiewitch of New Ringgold. Oscar was preceded in death by his sister, Gladys Bachman.

Memorials in Oscar’s name may be made to St. Luke’s Hospice – Development Office, 801 Ostrum Street, Bethlehem, PA 18015.

Online condolences may be made at www.zgfuneralhome.com. Arrangements are being handled by the Zizelmann-Gulla Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Inc., Tamaqua.

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