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Obituary for Earl A. Behler

Earl A. Behler, 79, of Lehighton passed away on Sunday, June 4, 2017 in his home. Born in Lehighton he was the son of the late James W. Sr. and Grace (Greene) Behler. He was a graduate of Lehighton Area High School and graduated as a Baker from Stevens Trade School in Lancaster. Following graduating from trade school Earl served in the US Army from 1959 -61. Earl was a Cook and Baker for the Wood Company at Lafayette College retiring in 2003 and Camp Mosey Wood Girl Scout Camp in White Haven from 1968-2012. He was of U.C.C. faith and was a member of the Bowmanstown Rod & Gun Club. Earl was an avid sports fan, especially loved the St. Louis Cardinals. He is survived by his Brothers; James Jr. husband of Doris and Lynn husband of Patricia both of Lehighton, Niece; Elise Binder and Nephews; Eric, Gary and David Behler. Earl was predeceased by his Sister, Cynthia Mertz. A Funeral Service will be held on Monday, June 12th at 3pm at Schaeffer Funeral Home 3rd & Alum Streets Lehighton with Reverend Jody Neifert officiating, calling, Monday, June 12th from 2-3pm at the funeral home. Committal private and at the convenience of the Family, Schaeffer Funeral Home, Lehighton, is in charge of arrangements and online condolences may be made at www.schaefferfunerals.com In lieu of flowers contributions may be made to Girl Scouts of Eastern PA PO Box 27540 Philadelphia, PA 19118


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Monday

12

Jun

3:00 PM
Schaeffer Funeral Home

300 Alum Streets Lehighton, PA 18235

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