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Neil B. Lagler

Thursday, April 12, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

of Macungie

Neil B. Lagler, 79, of Macungie, died peacefully April 7, 2018. He was the husband of Pauline L. (Gardner) Lagler. The couple would have celebrated 60 years of marriage in October. Born in Zionsville, he was the son of the late Lewis and Vera (Gerhart) Lagler.

He earned an associate degree from Penn State University and was a former member of Salem United Methodist Church.

He was a sheet metal worker for nearly 45 years with Local 19 and served as shop foreman at H.T. Lyons for 14 years.

He was a motorcycle enthusiast who had the opportunity, through his life, to ride through all 48 continental states and was a member of the Holiday Ramblers Club.

He enjoyed spending time in the garden, camping and being surrounded by his family.

He is survived by his wife; daughters, Debora and her husband Jerry Reitenauer and Bambi and her husband John Reichard; son, Timothy and his wife Angela; eight grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; one great-great-granddaughter; sister, Lucille Ackerman; brothers, Kenneth and Clark.

Services will be held 10:30 a.m. April 12 at the Bachman, Kulik & Reinsmith Funeral Home, 225 Elm St., Emmaus. A viewing will be held 6 to 8 p.m. April 11 and 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. April 12 in the funeral home.