Joseph I. "Pap" Schlegel, Jr. Joseph I. "Pap" Schlegel, Jr.
Joseph I. “Pap” Schlegel, Jr., 80, of Breinigsville went home to the Lord on Tuesday, August 1, 2017. He was the husband of Elaine A. (Prendinger) Schlegel. They celebrated 60 years of marriage on June 17th. Born in Kempton, he was a son of the late Joseph I. Sr. and Beulah (Seidel) Schlegel. He was the installation manager for Crest Flooring for over 20 years before retiring in 1999. Prior he was a self employed carpet installer. He was a member of the Church on the Hill, Kutztown. For many years he and his wife ran the Wellspring Food Pantry. “Pap” loved spending time with his family. He enjoyed cutting his grass on his John Deere tractor, woodworking, playing the guitar, fishing, coin collecting, playing cards and his puppy, Sassy.

Survivors: wife; son, Steven J.; daughters, Susan, wife of James Komand; Sandra, wife of Brian Schaffer; sister, Joyce wife of William McCrickerd; granddaughters, Heidi, Nikole, Melissa and Skye; great-grandson Nathias; step grandchildren, James and Samantha. He was predeceased by two granddaughters, Staci and Jennifer and a brother Robert.

Services: 11:00 am Saturday, August 5, 2017 at Schmoyer Funeral 8926 Brookdale Rd., Breinigsville. A calling hour will begin at 10:00 am.

In lieu of flowers, a donation in Joseph’s memory may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105.

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