Allen H. Neidlinger, 92, of Honey Brook, PA, passed away Thursday, January 28th, at Heatherwood Retirement Community, Honey Brook.
Born in Schuylkill Haven, PA on December 31, 1928, he was a son of the late Harry C. & Sarah A. (Zimmerman) Neidlinger.
He was the widower of Irene (Reed) Neidlinger.
In addition to his parents and wife, Al is also preceded in death by his children: Robert Reed, & Barbara Ann Neidlinger, and sisters: Martha Rodnick, Alberta Parkhurst, & Jean Yeager.
Al attended Schuylkill Haven High School, and served in the U.S. Army during the Korean Conflict.
He was last employed by Elite Service, Inc. as a truck driver.
Al was an avid dirt track racing driver and owner.He drove at various tracks including Big Diamond, Grandview, and Evergreen Speedways.
Al is survived by his longtime companion, Viva Gerhart, Honey Brook, PA, one sister, Shirley Foose, of Schuylkill Haven; three brothers, Charles Neidlinger, of Minersville; John Neidlinger, of Schuylkill Haven; and James Neidlinger, of Schuylkill Haven; as well as his friend and caretaker, Lynne Cover, Mohton, PA, and nieces & nephews.
A private memorial service and interment with military honors will be held at the convenience of the family.
At the family's request, memorial donations in Al's memory may be forwarded to Hillside SPCA P. O. Box 233, Pottsville, PA 17901.
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