Althea M. Dengler
1925 - 2020
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Althea M. Dengler, 95 years, formerly of New Tripoli, passed away Tuesday, May 19, 2020 at Mosser Nursing Home in Trexlertown, sadly from the COVID-19 virus. She was the widow of Clyde Dengler. Born in Weisenberg Twp she was a daughter of the late Elmer and Ida (Werley) Kressley. She worked at Allen Organ assembling transistor boards, worked at a sewing machine factory, and cleaned homes in the area for many years. Althea was a member of Weisenberg Lutheran Church in New Tripoli where she sang alto on the Church Choir for many years. She was a 60-year member of the Seiptstown Grange and a 7th degree inductee of the Pennsylvania State Grange. Althea made amazing hickory nut cakes and loved making puzzles.

Survivors: Son, Dennis and wife Denise (Pearson) Dengler of Fogelsville, grandchildren, Derek, Darren, Dayna, and Danielle, sister, Lillian Gressley of New Tripoli, nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by brothers, Leo, Ralph, Raymond, and Clyde Kressley and a sister, Mabel Bittner.

A Graveside Service will take place in Weisenberg Lutheran Church Cemetery at the convenience of the family. Arrangements by Keller Funeral Homes, Inc., Fogelsville. Online condolences may be offered to the family at

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Weisenberg Church Memorial Fund, 7645 Weisenberg Church Rd., New Tripoli, 18066.

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Published in Morning Call on May 22, 2020.
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May 27, 2020
Grief can be so hard, but our special memories help us cope. Remembering you and your loved one today and always.
Linda Fries-Henninger
May 22, 2020
My deepest sympathy and Christian love is extended to Dennis and his family at this time of loss. Althea was a kind and dear soul, a faithful Christian, and hard worker. May the peace of the Risen Christ offer comfort and hope in the days ahead.
David Charles Smith
May 22, 2020
To the Dengler family. I remember her well. When George and I went to church she always talked to us. She always had a smile . My condelences to the family.
Sylvia a Litzenberger
May 22, 2020
Dennis- So sorry to hear about your mother. My condolences to you and your family. I will keep you in my prayers.
Cindy Salaltino
May 22, 2020
Sorry for your loss. Prayers to Dennis and family.
Bob Billig
May 21, 2020
Condolences to Dennis and his children, I'm sure Althea will be missed.
Terry Dengler
May 21, 2020
We are so sorry for your loss
Amy Knittle
May 21, 2020
Althea will be missed by all who knew her especially her Weisenberg Church friends.Now there is another angel in heaven looking down on us!We are sending our condolences to her son Denise and Denise and family.God bless everyone!
Eleanor Lakatosh
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