Edward-Griegel, Jr.-Obituary

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Edward R. Griegel, Jr.

Pottsville, Pennsylvania

1960 - 2019 (Age 58)


Pottsville, Pennsylvania


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James E. Humphrey Funeral Home - Pottsville Obituary

 Edward R. Griegle, Jr., 58 of Pottsville, died Monday at home.

 He was born December 7, 1960 in Philadelphia a son of Alice Roth Griegel, Waynesboro and the late Edward R. Griegel, Sr.

 He was a graduate of Henderson High School and Penn State University.

 He was Vice President of Operations for Sunbury Generation, Shamokin Dam.

 Ed was a member of Penn State Alumni Association, a former active Boy Scout Leader, and an Island Steward for the Susquehanna River Trail Association.

 Throughout his life Ed loved camping, fishing, hiking, the beach and all other outdoor activities. He was also an avid Penn State fan.

 In addition to his mother he is survived by his wife of 35 years Danita Coogan Griegel, a son Stephen Griegel and his fiancé Catherine, Fort Lauderdale, Fl; a daughter, Shannon Griegel, Pottsville; 2 grandsons Matthew and Daniel; a sister, Sue Siper, and her husband, Dwayne, Greencastle; a brothers, Dave Griegel and his wife, Seiran, San Diego, CA; 2 grandpuppies, Fluffington and Lexa. Many nieces and nephews.

 A Memorial Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Saturday at 11AM from St. Patrick Roman Catholic Church, Pottsville. Family and friends are invited to a visitation from 9AM until the time of mass at the church. The family would prefer remembrances in the form of contributions made to Susquehanna River Trail Association, PO Box 62023 Harrisburg PA, 17106. Interment will be in Calvary Cemetery, Pottsville.

 Arrangements are under the care of James B. Humphrey, F.D., James E. Humphrey Funeral Home, Pottsville.

 Please share your memories and condolences with Ed's family by signing the guest book at www.jehumphreyfuneralhome.com

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Ed, I can still see your smiling face that day WSDC-PSU members reunited for Penn State Harrisburg's 50th Anniversary. We had so much fun riding the bus to Wrisberg Hall and hiking over to was Meade Heights. What
great memories. I will never forget you my friend. WE ARE !!! PENN STATE !!!

Although we haven't seen each other for a long time, cousin Ed will always be in my heart. I remember family reunions at their house when we were growing up, as well as bumming around down the shore. Ed had a heart as big as his generous, genuine smile. Peace be with you, Danita, family, and all of us who will miss him.


I am so painfully sorry for your loss. I have such fond memories of Ed from my short time living on Woodglen Rd. He always had a smile on his face and willing to lend a helping hand. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your children and extended family in this time of sorrow and in the months of healing to come!

Deepest sympathy for the passing of my former employee at Wheelabrator Frackville. I will always remember Ed as a trustworthy, hard worker in whom I maintained the deepest comfort in knowing he was the manager for Frackville. He will be missed!

To the biggest little brother in our PSU-WSDC Family--we love you, Ed! And look up to you!

So sorry for your loss. We are praying God helps you and your family get through this terrible time. I am sure you have many great memories of Ed he was such a great guy. We will all miss him.

Out thoughts and prayers are with the Griegel family. We had worked with Ed on several projects over the many years. He was a true gentlemen and professional. It was an honor to know him. Myself, Walt Kaufman, Brian Kaufman and Aaron Kilgo will miss him. God Bless

We will cherish all the times we spent with Ed and his family down the Jersey Shore and at the PSU football tailgates. We will miss his constant smile and friendship he gave to everyone around him (even non PSU fans). We couldnt thank him enough the open arms he gave to our boys.

We will miss him and he will always be in our hearts.

Mark, Barbara & Will & Maureen, Patch and Devon + Jocelyn & Kayleigh


My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family at this very sad time. May Ed's memory be eternal!