George Fogel

George Charles Fogel
George Charles Fogel, 92, of Old Town, ME, formerly of Chapman Quarries, passed away peacefully on Sunday, May 26, 2013, at the Maine Veterans Home, Bangor, ME, surrounded by his loving family. Born in Hecktown on August 9, 1920, he was a son of the late Hilda Fogel. George joined the United States Navy in October 1942 and served on the USS Lexington, the flagship of Admiral Halsey. He married his wife of 63 years, Caroline Amanda Deemer, on August 3, 1945, while stationed in Corpus Christie, TX. He was discharged in 1948 as a 2nd class Petty Officer. Prior to his retirement, George was employed as an electrician at the Bethlehem Steel Co. for 42 years. In his spare time, he enjoyed painting homes in the communities surrounding Chapman Quarries, as well as puttering in his shop and working in his garden. He was a member of the Chapman Quarries United Methodist Church. Survivors: His loving family; sons, Allen L. Fogel and his wife, Joan, of Bethlehem and John T. Fogel and his wife, Jennifer, of Old Town, ME; daughter, Jane F. Tiffany and her husband, Terrence, of Springfield, VA; eight grandchildren, Charles, Mark, Mary Caitlin, Jessica and her husband, Stephen, Kathryn and Sean, Barbara, Lauren, and Michelle; a great-grandson, Landon; three sisters, Mary Diehl of Pen Argyl, Sadie Mittman of Easton, and Eva Young of Howertown; numerous nieces and nephews. In addition to his late wife, Caroline; he was preceded in death by a son, George Michael Fogel; and a brother, Franklin Getz. Services: Will be held on Saturday, June 1, 2013 at 11 a.m., in the Chapman Quarries United Methodist Church, 1433 Main Street, Bath, PA 18014. Friends and relatives are invited to call on Friday evening, from 7 to 9 p.m., in the George G. Bensing Funeral Home, Inc., 2165 Community Drive, Route 946 Village of Moorestown-Bath, PA 18014 and Saturday morning from 10 to 11 a.m. in the church. Interment with Military Honors will follow in the Fairview Cemetery, Moorestown. Contributions: May be made in memory of George to the Chapman Quarries United Methodist Church, 1433 Main Street, Bath, PA 18014.

Funeral Home

George G. Bensing Funeral Home, Inc.
2165 Community Drive Bath, PA 18014-9503
(610) 759-3901

Published in Morning Call on May 29, 2013