Elizabeth J. Schlegel, age 81, of Ridge St., Bloomsburg, passed away at 2:30 p.m. on November 19, 2019 at Bloomsburg Care & Rehabilitation. She had been a resident since November 8.
Born on November 15, 1938 in Bethlehem, she was the daughter of the late Louis J. and Helen (Keple) Durich. She was a 1956 graduate of Liberty High School. Following graduation, she attended Scared Heart Hospital School of Nursing, Allentown, and then worked as a R.N. before retiring.
Elizabeth was a member of St. Lawrence Catholic Church, Catasauqua.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Linford Schlegel, on August 8, 2014.
Surviving are two daughters: Deborah Gemmel, Bloomsburg and Theresa, wife of Martino DeRozario, Egg Harbor Twp., NJ; four grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; and sister, Catherine, wife of Walter Rasile, Stanford, CT.
At her request, there will be a private interment in Holy Saviour Cemetery, Bethlehem, at the convenience of the family.
In memory of Elizabeth, donations may be made to The Alzheimer's Association, 2595 Interstate Dr. Suite 100, Harrisburg, PA 17110.
Arrangements have been entrusted to the care of the Dean W. Kriner, Inc., Funeral Home & Cremation Service, 325 Market Street, Bloomsburg. PA