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Jeffrey Lynn Riegel
April 5, 1965 ~ July 10, 2022 (age 57)
Obituary & Services
Jeffrey Lynn Riegel, age 57, of St. Clair, PA passed away after almost four year battle of cancer on Sunday, July 10th, 2022 at his home.
Born in Pottsville, PA on April 5, 1965, he was the son of the late Wilmer P. and Beverly (Imschweiler) Riegel.
Jeff was a graduate of Pottsville Area High School, Class of 1985. He was first employed at Precision Air for over 20 years, then at Fox Trucking, and his latest employer was Pitt-Ohio Express in Hazleton as a truck driver for 20 years.
Jeff was a lifetime member of the East End Fire Company and the Citizen's Fire Company in Palo Alto and the East Norwegian Township Fire Company in Saint Clair, and also served as Fire Police in Palo Alto. Jeff enjoyed going to Big Diamond Racetrack on a Friday night, going to Pottsville High School football games, NASCAR racing, riding his quad, hunting, fishing, hiking, spending time at his cousin Ray's garage, and being with and spending time with his friends, family, and grandchildren.
Jeff is survived by his wife of 9 years, Phyllis M. (Hornberger) Riegel, St. Clair; son Jeffrey L. Riegel Jr. and his companion Taylor Korell, Schuylkill Haven; two daughters: Stacey Sattazahn and her husband Josh, Orwigsburg; and Brittany Riegel, Pottsville; five grandchildren: Kylie, Quinton, Allanni, Aleah, and Aubrey; brother David Riegel and his companion Diane Thorn; three sisters: Cheryl, Alicia, Candy; three step-sons: Justin R. Deane and his wife Dannielle, Ringtown; Darren L. Miller Jr. and his companion Katie Smith, Ashland; and Nicholas J. Miller and his wife Kayla, Ashland; step-mother Margaret Fredrick Riegel; three step-brothers: Randy, Ronald, and Puggy Fredrick; and aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces, and nephews.
A Religious Service will be held at the Robert A. Evans Jr. Funeral Home, Port Carbon at 11AM on Thursday, July 14th, with Pastor Jack Murray officiating.
Relatives and Friends are invited to a viewing on Wednesday evening from 6-8PM and Thursday morning from 9-11AM at the Funeral Home.
Interment will be held in the Queen of the Universe Cemetery Pottsville, PA. A special thank you to all our wonderful neighbors, friends, and family for all your prayers and support during Jeffrey's battle. In Jeffrey's words "Someday we will conquer this demon."