The Life of Norman F Lengel

Norman F. Lengel, 91, of Orwigsburg, passed away Tuesday, July 6th, at his residence.


Norman was born in West Brunswick Township on January 8, 1930, a son of the late Mary Helen (Jones) and Charles Robert Lengel.


He was the husband of Rebecca “ Becky” J.. (Folk) Lengel. They were married on June 13, 1953.


He was a member of Congregational Free Church of Christ, Orwigsburg


He was in charge of  Quality Control at Allen, Sherman, and Hoff in Hamburg and Norman retired from the U.S. Army National Guard after 20 years.


Norman was past Master of Schuylkill Masonic Lodge No. # 138 F & AM, a member of the Orwigsburg American Legion, life member of Reading Consistory, Schuylkill County High 12 Club, past President of Schuylkill County Club of Reading Consistory, Schuylkill Shrine Club, North Mountain Hunting Camp, Schuylkill County Boots & Saddle Club.


Norman made over 100 trips taking children to the Shiners’ Hospital in Philadelphia. He was an avid hunter & fisherman. He made many trips to Canada for both, especially fishing.


In addition to Becky, his loving wife of  68 years, Norman is also survived by his nieces & nephews: Karen Hartman (John); Eileen Coblentz (Mose); Robert Lengel (Sylvia); Randy Lengel (Barbara) and Mari Ann Lengel.


He was preceded in death by four brothers, Richard, Donald, Charles and Carl Lengel and two sisters Grace Bensinger and Myrtle Blacker.


There will be a visitation  held from 9:00 AM until 10:45 AM on Monday, July 12th at Hamilton-Breiner Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Inc. in Orwigsburg. Masonic Lodge Service is at 10:45,  leading to a Religious service at 11:00 AM with Rev. Jeffrey C. Stonesifer officiating.


Interment will be in Schuylkill Memorial Park, Inc. Schuylkill Haven.




In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made be sent to Shriners Children Hospital, Attn:  Finance Dept,  3551 North Broad Street, Philadelphia, PA  19140 or  Congregational Free Church of Christ , 81 McKeans Ridge Road, Orwigsburg, PA 17961.



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