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George L. Scheffler


1942 - 2014 | Obituary Condolences
George L. Scheffler Obituary
Scheffler, George L.George L. Scheffler, 72, of Forks Township, passed away Thursday, June 16, 2014 in Manor Care, Easton. He was the husband of Carol Altemose Scheffler with whom he shared 53 years of marriage. Born January 9, 1942 in Northampton, he was a son of the late Arthur and Mary Reinisch Scheffler. George was a graduate of the Northampton High School and served in the US Army from 1961-1964. He worked in the International Shipping Department at Crayola, retiring after 40 years of service. George loved spending time outdoors whether it be hunting or fishing, or to simply enjoy the beauty of nature. He attended Arndt's Lutheran Church in Forks Township and was a life member of the US Hunting Club, a life member of the East Bath Rod and Gun Club, and the NRA. His family wishes to thank the Heartland Hospice for the excellent care George received during his illness. George considered his family as his greatest legacy which along with this loving wife, Carol, includes one son, Eric, and his wife Chris of Blandon, one daughter, April Decker, and her husband, Don, of Easton, and three grandchildren, Kelsey, Alex, and Emilee, as well as one brother, James, of Northampton, and one sister, Ann Sinkovits, and her husband, Robert, of Whitehall. He was predeceased by one sister, Lillian Watson. Services: Relatives and friends are invited to call on Tuesday, July 1, from 10-11 am in the Arndt's Lutheran Church, 1851 Arndt Road, Easton. A memorial service will follow at 11 am, in the church, with Pastor Jean Huber presiding. A private burial will be held in Hope Cemetery, Hecktown. Arrangements are under the care and direction of Schmidt Funeral Home, P.C., 407 Belvidere St., Nazareth. Memorials in George's name may be offered to the , Lehigh Valley Unit, 3893 Alder Place, Suite 170, Bethlehem, PA 18017. Online expressions of condolences may be offered at www.schmidtfuneralhomepc.com
Published in Morning Call on June 28, 2014
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