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Dennis A. Schlegel Sr.

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Dennis A. Schlegel Sr., 67, of Allentown, died Wednesday at Lehigh Valley Inpatient Hospice. He was the husband of Helen (Yanett) Schlegel, they were married 48 years. Born in Allentown, he was a son of the late Ernest and Leona (Smith) Schlegel. Mr. Schlegel was a hydraulic mechanic at the former Holan Equipment (Div. Ohio Brass) in Fogelsville for 23 years and more recently worked in maintenance at Windsor Plaza, Fogelsville for the past eight years. He was a hard worker and even in his free time his hobby was helping others with projects and whatever needed fixing. Dennis enjoyed hunting, fishing and watching his grandson play baseball. He was an Army veteran of the Vietnam war. Survivors: Wife, Helen; son, Dennis Jr. and wife Janet of Slatington; daughter, Kelley Jorge of Topton; sisters, Jean Scheir of Whitehall, Arlene Reitz and husband Forrest of Whitehall, Karen Dreher and husband Arlington of Allentown; brothers, Ronald and wife Diane and Kelly and wife Dorothy, both of Allentown; grandchildren, Andrew, Adam, Amy, Andrea, Niko; nine great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by brothers Robert (husband of Patti) and Richard (husband of Dorothy). Services: 11 a.m. Monday at Nicos C. Elias Funeral Home, 1227 W. Hamilton St., Allentown. Visitation from 10 to 11 a.m. in the funeral home. Directions at www.eliasfuneralhome.com Contributions: To (www.cancer.org/donate)

Published in Morning Call on June 28, 2013
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