Merle A. Barthel

Service Scheduled for: Saturday, Apr. 10 11:00 AM
Died: Apr. 5, 2021
Merle A. Barthel, 79, of Birdsboro, PA, husband of Donna K. (Dampman) Barthel, died Monday at Lehigh Valley Medical Center.

Born in Pottstown, PA, Merle was a truck and school bus driver. He was employed by New Rhoads Transportation, Douglassville. He enjoyed going to the Knights of Columbus, Stowe; riding his motorcycle and making trips to Deleware. He loved fishing and racing his car.

Surviving is his wife Donna Barthel, Birdsboro; son Steven J. Barthel, Spring City; step son Steve W. Pavelick, Birdsboro; sister Betty Maurer, Pottstown; and his loving dog Riley.

Funeral services will be held 11:00 am on Saturday, April 10, 2021 at the Schumacher & Benner Funeral Home & Crematory, 359 King St., Pottstown. Officiating will be Jason Johnson. The family will greet relatives and friends on Saturday from 10:00 am until 11:00 am at the funeral home.

Arrangements are by the Schumacher & Benner Funeral Home & Crematory, at 359 King St. in Pottstown, PA.

The services will start at the Schumacher & Benner Funeral Home & Crematory.

Burial is private