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Obituary for Thomas William Steckel
Thomas W. Steckel, 65, of Whitehall, died Saturday, January 2, 2016 at St. Luke's Hospice House, Lower Saucon Twp., Born in Allentown, he was the son of the late George L. and Margery L. (Beck) Steckel. Tom was a graduate of Bloomsburg University and Lehigh University where he received a Master's Degree in Education. He was a counselor at the former Wiley House and later served as a church sexton for St. Stephen's Episcopal Church, Whitehall. He was a member of Faith Evangelical Lutheran Church and a former member of St. Stephen's Episcopal Church, both of Whitehall Township. Survivors: Brother, George Tim Steckel, two nephews; many friends and family. Services: Friends and family may call 10-11;00 a.m., Friday, January 8, 2016, Faith Evanelical Lutheran Church, 3355 MacArthur Rd., Whitehall, followed by a Memorial Service at 11:00 a.m. Contributions: In lieu of flowers, to Faith Evangelical Lutheran Church or Peaceable Kingdom Animal Shelter, both c/o the Robert A. Hauke Funeral Home, 327 Chestnut St., Coplay, PA 18037-1528