Herbert John Steinert, 89, of Orwigsburg, passed away Tuesday, August 13th, at Seton Manor, Orwigsburg.
Born in Reading, PA on June 1, 1930, he was a son of the late Arthur & Hildagarde (Knoffel) Steinert.
He was the husband of Mary Ann (Bachert) Steinert. The couple was married April 2, 1950.
In addition to his parents, Mr. Steinert is also preceded in death by his siblings: Edith, Walter, Margaret, Peter, & Esther.
Mr. Steinert was a member of St. Paul's Lutheran Church, Orwigsburg.
He was formerly employed by Bethlehem Steel; retired from Zulick Shoe Factory, and later worked for Alcoa, and was 85 years old when he left Sherwin Williams.
In addition to his wife, Mr. Steinert is also survived by two daughters, Nancy A. Sterner & husband, Robert, & Christine M. Long, widow of Carl, all of Schuylkill Haven, three grandchildren: Eric Hosler, Dr. Kevin Long, Nicole Sterner, five great-grandchildren: Mariah Litton, Cameron, Wyatt, & Emily Hosler, & Sophia Webber, a brother, Robert Steinert, California, and nieces & nephews.
A Celebration of Life Funeral Service will be conducted at St. Paul's Lutheran Church, Orwigsburg, on Monday at 10:30 a.m. with Reverend Michael Petresky officiating.
A viewing will be held at the church from 9:30 a.m. until the time of service.
Interment will follow at Schuylkill Memorial Park, Schuylkill Haven.
At the family's request, donations in Mr. Steinert's memory may be sent to St. Paul'sLutheran Church Memorial Fund,215 North Warren Street Orwigsburg, PA 17961.