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Perry A. Schlagel
Perry A. Schlagel, age 64, 155 Trump Road, Danville, died at 3:43 p. m. Friday, August 19, 2016 at the Geisinger Medical Center, Danville, where he was a patient for one week. He had been in failing health a year and a half.
Born in Shamokin on September 27, 1951, he was a son of Mary Ellen (Supsic) Schlagel of Danville and the late John Schlagel. He resided in Valley Townshop for 21 years.
Perry was a self employed contractor working with his brother-in-law, Harry Nungesser and doing business as P & H Home Repairs. Earlier he was employed as a truck driver, welder and mechanic.
He served with the US Army in Germany during the Vietnam War. He was a member of American Legion Post 40, Danville.
Perry enjoyed fishing, rebuilding and restoring mechanical things and especially time spent with his family.
In addition to his father, he was preceded in death by two brothers: John "Whitey" Schlagel and William Schlagel.
Surviving in addition to his mother is his wife, the former Joanne M. Nungesser, with whom he celebrated his 21st wedding anniversary on May 27, 2016; a daughter, Sonja Schlagel-Zutell; a son, Adam Perry Schlagel, and his wife Sommer, all of Danville; seven grandchildren; one-great-grandson; and three sisters: Rose M. Cook and Eva Baylor, both of Danville; Cindy, wife of George Branley, Forest City; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held on Friday at 11 a. m. in Kline's Grove United Methodist Church 1058 Church Road, Sunbury, with Pastor Brian M. Moyer officiating. Interment in the Church cemetery with military honors by the honor guard from American Legion Post 40. The family will receive friends at the Church from 10-11 a. m.
Memorials may be sent to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105-1942.
Arrangements have been entrusted to the care of the Roat-Kriner Funeral Home, 1715 Bloom Road, Danville, Pa
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