Arlene E. Fidler, 86, formerly of Pine Grove, passed away on Friday at Rest Haven Nursing Home, Schuylkill Haven.
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Born on July 26, 1928, in Pine Grove, she was a daughter of the late Elmer Klinger and Ivy White Klinger Reichert.
She had been a seamstress at the former Pine Valley and Summit Station Manufacturing, Pine Grove, prior to working as a cook in the deli of Berger's Market and then as an operator and quality control employee at the former Gold Mills, Pine Grove.
Arlene was a member of Hetzel's United Church of Christ in Pine Grove.
Preceding her in death were her husband of 50 years, Elvin "Curly" Fidler, Aug. 28, 2000; two brothers, Charles Klinger and Eugene Klinger; and a sister, Janet Felty.
Surviving are a daughter, Carol, wife of John Haldeman, and a son, Gary Fidler, both of Pine Grove; four grandchildren, Haley, wife of Steve Hardenstine, William Haldeman, Megan Lengle and Cody Fidler; a great-grandson, Kade Haldeman; two step-great-grandchildren, Rory Hardenstine and Royale Hardenstine; two sisters, Betty Hein, Nazareth, and Anna Mae Smith, Kansas; and a brother, Kenneth Reichert, Pine Grove.
Services will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday at H.L. Snyder Funeral Home Inc., Pine Grove, with the Rev. Mary Lou Eckels officiating. There will be a viewing from 10 a.m. until the time of service Wednesday at the funeral home. Interment will follow in Hetzel's Cemetery, Pine Grove. The family would prefer, in lieu of flowers, contributions be made in her memory to the Hetzel's UCC Memorial Fund, 261 Hetzel's Church Road, Pine Grove, PA 17963.
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Published in Republican & Herald on Aug. 10, 2014