June 6, 1936 - January 27, 2019
John L. Seidel, age 82, of Bloomsburg, passed away on Sunday, January 27, 2019, a patient of the Geisinger Medical Center in Danville. John was a resident of Bloomsburg for over 47 years. He was born on Saturday, June 6, 1936 in Milton, a son of the late Bruce and Mildred (Coup) Seidel. Throughout his younger years, John attended the Milton area schools, and later graduated from the Milton High School in 1954. He expanded his education by attending Williamsport Technical Institute, graduating in 1956 with a drafting certificate. On June 12, 1954, John married his loving wife, the former Martha Y. Yost. For over 39 years, John was employed by Kennedy Van Saun, Danville as a Purchasing Agent until his retirement in 1999. He was a member of St. Peters Evangelical Lutheran Church for over 50 years. He was also a 50 year member of the Danville Moose Lodge, a member of the Milton Lodge #279 F & A M, and the Bloomsburg Caldwell Consistory. John enjoyed spending time with his family, especially hunting with his brother and grandsons. In addition to his parents, John was also preceded by a son, Gregory L. Seidel on November 3, 1979. Survivors include his beloved wife of 64 years, Martha Y. Seidel, at home, a daughter, Abby Miller of Bloomsburg, two grandsons, Zachary L. Miller, and Oren G. Miller both of Bloomsburg, a sister, Jane Gromley of Milton, and a brother, Edward Seidel of Lewisburg. A time of Visitation for family and friends will be held on Saturday, February 2, 2019 from 10:00 am to 11: 00 am at St. Peters Evangelical Lutheran Church, 1010 Grovania Drive, Bloomsburg. Funeral Services will begin on Saturday, February 2, 2019 at 11:00 am at St. Peters Evangelical Lutheran Church, with Rev. Gretchen Johanson, officiating. Graveside committal services will immediately follow in the St. Peters Lutheran Cemetery. The Allen Funeral Home, Inc., 745 Market at Eighth Streets, Bloomsburg is honored to be serving the Seidel family. Memorial contributions in John's name are suggested to: St. Peters Evangelical Lutheran Memorial Fund, 1010 Grovania Drive, Bloomsburg, PA 17815. Friends and family wishing to send a memorial gift, share a personal memory or offer condolences to the family, a Memorial Tribute Page in John’s honor and a Sympathy Store are available at www.Allen FuneralHome.com.
John L. Seidel, age 82, of Bloomsburg, passed away on Sunday, January 27, 2019, a patient of the Geisinger Medical Center in Danville. John was a resident of Bloomsburg for over 47 years. He was born on Saturday, June 6, 1936 in Milton,... View Obituary & Service Information
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