John A. "Jack" Krieger
1928 - 2021
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STONINGTON - John A. "Jack" Krieger, 93, of Stonington, passed away Friday, Jan. 29, 2021, at his residence.

He was born in Shamokin, Jan. 6, 1928, a son of the late Clayton and Kathryn (Zeurn) Krieger. He was a lifelong resident of Stonington.

He attended Shamokin schools.

John was married July 21, 1962, in First Presbyterian Church, Sunbury, to the former Dorothy I. Haas, who preceded him in death Oct. 31, 2009.

Jack was employed as a boiler operator at the Sunbury Community Hospital and retired from Gold Bond Mill (NGC Ind.), of New Columbia.

Jack also enjoyed farming and delivering coal to local customers.

Jack was a member of First Presbyterian Church, Shamokin, Elysburg Lodge No. 349 Free and Accepted Masons, Scottish Rite and York Rite. He was also a 1950 founding member of the Stonington Fire Co.

Survivors include a son, Allen Krieger and his wife, Kathleen, of Stonington; three daughters, Lyn Krieger, of Stonington, Beth and her husband, the Rev. Richard Nahodil, of Allentown, and Jody and her husband, Eric Picarella, of Sanford, North Carolina; and five grandchildren, Stephanie Krieger and her fiancé, Jasen Judy, Kyle Krieger and his wife, Nicole, Courtney Krieger, Joel and Joshua Dellinger; and four great-grandchildren, Cecilia Krieger, Nora Krieger, Austin Heffner and Aubreonnah Judy.

He was preceded in death by two brothers, Allen Krieger and Clayton Krieger; and a sister, Ella Gruneberg.

KRIEGER - John A. "Jack" Krieger, 93, of Stonington. A celebration of life will be at a later date. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in John's memory to Stonington Fire Co., 2732 State Route 61, Sunbury 17801. The Robert G. Foust Jr. Funeral Home, 841 W. Shamokin St., Trevorton, is assisting the family with arrangements.



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