Lewis W. Fidler

January 15, 1924 ~ January 31, 2018 (age 94)

Lewis W. Fidler, 94, formerly of Schuylkill Haven, passed away Wednesday, January 31st, at Seton Manor, Orwigsburg, where he had been a resident. 

Born in Auburn, PA on January 15, 1924, he was a son of the late Jeremiah & Ellen (Werner) Fidler.

He was the widower of Phyllis L. (Aulenbach) Fidler.

In addition to his wife, he is also preceded in death by son, James Fidler, brothers; Henry & Rudy, and sisters; Vera, Eva, Fay, Grace, and Mabel.

Lewis served in the U.S. Army in WW II as a member of the 66th Panther Division.  He was a POW, having been captured in France.

He was a member of Jerusalem Lutheran Church, Schuylkill Haven. He also belonged to the Schuylkill Lodge No. 138 F & AM of Orwigsburg. 

Lewis was formerly employed by Alcoa in the extrusion and maintenance departments.

He is survived by a daughter, Sally Magalengo & husband, Jan, of Orwigsburg; grandchildren; Jarrad Bernitsky & wife, Cindy, Schuylkill Haven, Kelly Jo Stidham, Orwigsburg, James Fidler, Minersville, Jody Fidler, Auburn, and Chloe Fidler, Orwigsburg, five great-grandchildren, and a sister, Betty Correll, Port Clinton.

A Celebration of Life Funeral Service will be conducted at Jerusalem Lutheran Church, Schuylkill Haven, at 10:30 a.m. on Tuesday, February 6th, with Rev. David Rowe officiating. 

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

Interment will follow the service at Summer Hill Cemetery, Auburn. 

Family request donations in Lewis' memory to Jerusalem Lutheran Church Memorial Fund, 252 Dock Street Schuylkill Haven, PA 17972 or Schuylkill Lodge No. 138 F & AM, P. O. Box 322, Orwigsburg, PA 17961. 

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