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Robert W. Riegel

May 6, 1926 April 15, 2006
Robert W. Riegel
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Robert W. Riegel, 79, of N. Catasauqua, died Saturday, April 15, 2006 in Fellowship Manor, Whitehall Township. He was the husband of Betty. L. (Dougherty) Riegel. They were married 54 years last August. Born in Hokendauqua, he was a son of the late Clifford and Anna Riegel. A graduate of Lehigh University, he was an engineer for the former Martin Marietta (currently Lockheed Martin) for 24 years before retiring in 1998. Prior to that, he was employed by the Fuller Company of Catasauqua for many years. He was an Air Force veteran of WWII serving as a weatherman. He was a member of Grace United Methodist Church of Catasauqua, a former member of the Catasauqua Rotary Club, and a former member of the Catasauqua School Board. Survivors include his wife, sons, Thomas C. of Coplay, Timmothy D. of Northampton, and Robert L. of Newtown, PA, 4 grandchildren and a sister, Joanne Thomas of Allentown. Services will be held Tuesday, April 18, 2006 at 11:00AM in the John H. Brubaker Funeral Home, 234 Walnut St. Catasauqua, PA 18032. Calling hours will be from 10-11:00AM in the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association, 100 North 17th Street, Second Floor, Philadelphia, PA, 19103.
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