Darvin P. Schreffler


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Darvin P. Schreffler, 96, of Leck Kill died Wednesday, Oct. 17, at Geisinger Shamokin Area Community Hospital.

He was preceded in death by his wife Anna (Schreffler) Schreffler who died Dec. 17, 1982.

Born Saturday, Feb. 5, 1916 in Leck Kill, he was a son of the late Daniel E. and Florence Irene (Schreffler) Schreffler.

Darvin was a retired farmer having done general farming for many years.

He was a member of St. John's Lutheran Church, the Mahantongo Fire Co., the Mahantongo Valley Ambulance Association, and a life member of the Independent Order of Odd Fellows Mahanoy Lodge #551 of Dornsife.

Surviving are two daughters, Arlene Brown and her husband Ernest of Sunbury and Erma Tressler and her husband Dennis of Maryland; one daughter-in-law, Elina Schreffler wife of the late Paul W. Schreffler of Leck Kill; six grandchildren, Troy and Scott Laudenslager, Nick Tressler and Trish Tressler-Flook, Michael and Andrew Schreffler; 10 great grandchildren, Sydney, Rudi, David and Shelby Laudenslager, David, Sophie and Audrey Tressler, Liam, Katelyn and Sofia Schreffler; two brothers, Guy E. Schreffler of Rebuck and Delbert F. Schreffler of Dalmatia; as well as nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his son, Paul; one sister, Elva Schreffler; and two brothers, Merl H. and Ervin D. Schreffler.

A viewing was held on Sunday, October 21 at St. John's Lutheran Church Leck Kill, with the Odd Fellows lodge conducting their service at 9 p.m., and Monday, October 22, from 10-11 a.m. at the church where the funeral followed at 11 a.m. with Rev. Frederick Faust officiating. Interment followed in St. John's Lutheran Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to St. John's Lutheran Church, 4330 Schwaben Creek Rd, Leck Kill, PA 17836.

The Stephen R. Rothermel Funeral Home, Klingerstown, PA has charge of the arrangements. To sign the online guest book visit www.srrfh.com.

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