Mrs. Grace E. Fogel, 89, of East Penn Township, passed away Monday, August 26th in East Penn Township. She was the wife of the late Harvey E. Fogel who passed away October 19, 2014. Born in East Penn Township on Thursday, July 24, 1930, she was the daughter of the late Ralph & Edna (Wehr) Steigerwalt. Prior to retirement, she was employed in the garment industry as a seamstress, as a silk mill worker, and served as a homemaker for her loving & caring family. Grace was a member of Ben Salem United Church of Christ, East Penn Township, where she volunteered her time with the willing workers. She was an active member of the East Penn Township One Room School reunion committee and enjoyed quilting, gardening, canning, baking, and spending time with her family. Surviving is a daughter, Kathy L. wife of James Henderson, a son, Jeffrey E. Fogel & his wife Ann of East Penn Township, 3 grandchildren, Jake Henderson, Andy & Jesse Fogel, nieces & nephews. She was predeceased by a sister, Viola Christman & 2 brothers, Willard & Clarence Steigerwalt. Funeral Services will be held on Saturday, August 31 at 11 a.m. at Ben Salem UCC, 1965 Church Hill Road, Lehighton with the Rev. Michael J. McGowan officiating. Call 6-8 p.m. Friday evening at The Ovsak FH, 190 S. 4th St., Lehighton and 10-11 a.m. Sat at Ben Salem UCC church. Interment in the parish cemetery. Memorial Contributions in her name may be made to Arcadia Hospice, 700 South State Street, Suite 100, Clark's Summit, Pa. 18411. Online condolences can be offered at www.ovsakfh.com
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