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Elvena K. (Bohr) Riegel

March 20, 1930 ~ November 27, 2019 (age 89)

Obituary

Elvena K. Riegel, 89, of Orwigsburg, passed away Wednesday, Nov. 27, at her residence.

Born in Pine Grove, March 20, 1930, she was a daughter of the late Simon M. & Elvena (Mease) Bohr.

She was the widow of Claude F. Riegel.

In addition to her parents and husband, Elvena was preceded in death by her stepfather, Arthur Rupp; siblings, Harvey Bohr, Helen Rohrer, Reba Bohr, Raymond Bohr and Anna Rupp; a great-great-granddaughter, Kaja Houtz.

She was a member of St. John's United Church of Christ, Orwigsburg. 

Elvena had worked as a sewing machine operator at Argo Mills. She was a life member of Jefferson Grange, and made funnel cakes. 

Elvena is survived by a daughter, Emma Kohr and husband, Larry, of Orwigsburg; grandchildren, Loriann Weller, Tina Kohr, Sara Kohr, Jennifer Zvorsky and John Kohr; 15 great-grandchildren; 15 great-great-grandchildren; a sister, Raeanna Rupp, of Orwigsburg.

Celebration of Life funeral services will be conducted at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, Dec. 3, at Geschwindt-Stabingas Funeral Home Inc., Schuylkill Haven, with Jamie Barton officiating. A viewing will be held from 9:30 a.m. until the time of service Tuesday at the funeral home. Interment will follow the service in Schuylkill Memorial Park, Schuylkill Haven.

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Services

Visitation
Tuesday
December 3, 2019

9:30 AM to 10:30 AM
Ebling-Stabingas/Geschwindt-Stabingas Funeral Home
25 East Main Street
Schuylkill Haven, PA 17972

Funeral Service
Tuesday
December 3, 2019

10:30 AM
Ebling-Stabingas/Geschwindt-Stabingas Funeral Home
25 East Main Street
Schuylkill Haven, PA 17972

Interment
Tuesday
December 3, 2019

11:30 PM
Schuylkill Memorial Park
75 Memorial Dr
Schuylkill Haven, PA 17972

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