COAL TOWNSHIP — John W. Seger, 54, loving "Honey" of Sherry, of 1048 W. Spruce St., passed away on the morning of Thanksgiving Day, Nov. 24, 2011, in their home.
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He was born in New London, Conn., March 1, 1957, a son of Marguerite (Buggy) Seger, Shamokin, and the late William R. "Nick" Seger, who passed away Nov. 9, 2004.
He graduated from high school in New Brunswick, N.J. He received his registered radiology technician education from Hershey Medical Center.
He enlisted in the U.S. Air Force, where he served as a radiology technician. Also during his military service, he worked as a disc jockey.
He worked as a radiology technician, a private contractor at Hershey Medical Center and also at Geisinger Medical Center, Danville, and Sunbury Community Hospital.
He was married on Valentine's Day, Feb. 14, 1997, in St. Joseph Church, Coal Township, by the Rev. Ted Keating to the former Sherry A. (Laskoski) Lehman.
He was a parishioner of St. Joseph Church and Our Lady of Hope Church, Coal Township. He also was a member of the American Society of Radiology Technologists.
John's greatest joy and love in life was spending time with his grandchildren. He was also an avid lover of music throughout his lifetime.
In addition to his loving wife and mother, he is survived by his stepson, Christopher Lehman and his wife, Kelli, of Port Clinton; two daughters, Jacqueline Seger and Robin Seger, both of New Hampshire, and two granddaughters, Rayven Lehman and Sawyer Lehman, both of Port Clinton.
In addition to his father, he was preceded in death by one grandson, Reilly Cash Lehman, on June 18, 2004, and one brother, Michael Joseph Seger, on Feb. 9, 2002.
SEGER — John W. Seger, 54, of 1048 W. Spruce St., Coal Township. Visitation will be held from 11:30 a.m. until the time of a religious funeral service at 1:30 p.m. Thursday, at James Kelley Funeral Home, 1001 W. Arch St. at Maple Street, Coal Township. The Rev. Ted Keating, pastor of St. Pius Catholic Church, Selinsgrove, will preside. Interment will follow the service in All Saints Cemetery, Elysburg. The family requests as an expression of sympathy that memorial contributions be made in the name of his grandson, Reilly Cash Lehman, to the Families of Spinal Muscular Atrophy (F.S.M.A.), Pennsylvania Chapter, c/o Karen McRory-Negrin, P.O. Box 4307, Philadelphia 19118-4307 or www.fsma.org.
Published in The News Item from Nov. 25 to Nov. 27, 2011