Obituary Listings

Earl A. Behler

June 6, 1937 June 4, 2017
Earl A. Behler
There are condolences waiting approval on Earl's Tribute wall
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 In lieu of flowers contributions may be made to Girl Scouts of Eastern PA PO Box 27540 Philadelphia, PA 19118

To send flowers or a remembrance gift to the family of Earl A. Behler, please visit our Tribute Store.

Previous Events

funeral service




3:00 PM 6/12/2017 3:00:00 PM
Schaeffer Funeral Home

300 Alum Streets Lehighton, PA 18235

Schaeffer Funeral Home
300 Alum Streets Lehighton, PA 18235

Create new album
Subscribe To Obituaries

We appreciate your support
In accordance with the wishes of the family, this
message has been declined.
Earl A. Behler

Thank you for sharing your
memory of Earl

Provide comfort by sending fresh
flowers from our local florist.

Send Flowers
No thanks, please don't show me this again.