Thursday, November 23, 2017

Schuylkill County Obituaries for 11/22/2017

Schuylkill County Obituaries for 11/22/2017


Fern E. Roeder, 89, of Schuylkill Haven, passed away November 22nd, at Rosewood Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, Schuylkill Haven.

Born in Pottsville, Pennsylvania on July 23, 1928, she was a daughter of the late John Dietrich, Sr., & Marion (Heffner) Dietrich.

She was the widow of John L. Roeder, Sr., who passed away in 2004.

Fern was a graduate of Schuylkill Haven High School, Class of 1946, and retired from the former American Argo in 1983.

In addition to her husband, she is also preceded in death by two sisters: Janet Bruen and Nancy Kline, brother, John Dietrich, Jr., and grandson, John L. Roeder, III.

Fern is survived by two daughters: Linda Moore, and Marion Smith, both of Schuylkill Haven, two sons: John L. Roeder, Jr., Schuylkill Haven, and William Roeder, Schnecksville, as well as eleven grandchildren, eleven great-grandchildren, and one great-great grandchild, and a brother, Richard Dietrich, Shillington.

A Celebration of Life Funeral Service will be conducted at Geschwindt-Stabingas Funeral Home, Inc., Schuylkill Haven on Tuesday at 10:30 a.m.

A viewing will be held at the funeral home from 9:30 a.m. until the time of service on Tuesday.

Interment will immediately follow the service at Schuylkill Memorial Park, Schuylkill Haven.

Family request donations in Fern's memory to American Diabetes Association 1701 N. Beauregard St. Alexandria, VA 22311.

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