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Schuylkill County Obituaries

Russell E. Dewald, 86 – Member of St. Paul’s UCC Summer Hill

Russell E. Dewald, 86, of Auburn, passed away Thursday, October 8th, at home.

Born in Pottsville on March 19, 1934, he was a son of the late Verlin & Ada (Staller) Dewald.

He was the widower of Charlotte L. (Readinger) Dewald, who preceded him in death in 2007.

Russell was a graduate of Schuylkill Haven High School, Class of 1952.

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He was an active and faithful member of St. Paul’s United Church of Christ Summer Hill, Auburn.

Russell also belonged to Schuylkill Lodge #138 F&AM for 64 years, and was a 32nd Degree Mason – Reading Consistory.

He had been formerly employed by Claude Stoyer Pontiac, and Ebinger Iron Works. Russell retired as crew leader from Omnova Solutions, Inc., Auburn.

He is survived by three children: son, Dean A. Dewald, of Auburn; and two daughters, Dawn, wife of William Mattes, of Middletown; and Gail, wife ofErnest Jones, of Harrisburg; as well as two grandchildren, Emily, & Michael, and a great-granddaughter, Charlotte.

A Celebration of Life Funeral Service will be held at St. Paul’s United Church of Christ Summer Hill with Pastor Kenneth McDowell officiating on Tuesday at 10:30 a.m.A viewing will be held at the church from 9:30 a.m. until the time of service.

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Interment will follow at Summer Hill Cemetery, Auburn.

At the family’s request, memorial donations in Russell’s memory may be forwarded to St. Paul’s UCC Memorial Fund 1235 Summer Hill Rd. Auburn, PA17922, or Compassus Hospice, 1001 James Dr., Suite B-34, Leesport, PA 19533.

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