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Schuylkill County Obituaries

Verna M. Haupt, 95 – Enjoyed Cooking and Playing Cards

Verna M. Haupt, 95, of New Ringgold, passed away on Saturday, September 5, 2020, in the Orwigsburg Center.

She was the wife of the late Harold F. Haupt who passed away on July 8, 1997.

Prior to retiring, she was employed as a dishwasher at the former Hamburg Diner and as a machine operator at the former Onyx Blouse Co., Orwigsburg.

Born in West Penn Township, she was the daughter of the late Edwin and Katie (Smith) Snyder.

Verna was a member of Christ Church McKeansburg. She was a life member of the Orwigsburg Senior Citizens.

She enjoyed cooking and playing cards, especially haus and pinochle.

She was also preceded in death by a daughter, JoAnn Strauss, three brothers, Walter, Paul and Norman Snyder, sister, Carrie Harakal, two half-brothers, John and Charles Schock, son-in-law, Harold “Scookie” Frye Jr.

Surviving are a son, Greg and his wife, Kim; daughter, Diane Frye, both of New Ringgold; son-in-law, Paul Strauss, of Nesquehoning; eight grandchildren, eighteen great grandchildren, three great great grandchildren, nieces and nephews.

Services will be held at 11am on Wednesday, September 9, at Christ Church McKeansburg, 6 S. Race St., New Ringgold, PA 17960, with the Rev. Mrs. Sunny L. Stock officiating. Call 9-11am.

Interment will be in Schuylkill Memorial Park, Schuylkill Haven.

Contributions may be made in her name to the church. CDC guidelines will be followed, social distancing and masks are required. Arrangements are being handled by the Hartman Funeral Home, 1791 West Penn Pike, Rte. 309, New Ringgold.

Online condolences may be made at

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