Rachael C. Strouphauer
January 29, 2018
Rachael C. Strouphauer, 97, of Sweet Arrow Lake Rd., Pine Grove, passed away surrounded by loving family on Monday, January 29, 2018 at Lehigh Valley Health Network-Schuylkill East.
Born on March 25, 1920 in Pine Grove, she was a daughter of the late Jesse J. and Alma Hughes Kintzel.
She was a member of the Schuylkill Church of the Brethren, Pine Grove, where she was active in the Ladies Aid Society, sang in numerous choirs and was a former Sunday School teacher.
Rachael worked as a button holer for the former Fox Knapp Mfg., Pine Grove.
She loved quilting and crocheting, gifting afghans to many people. She also loved shopping with family and friends.
Preceding her in death was her husband Sterling M. Strouphauer; two sisters, Elizabeth Butler and Vera Brown; six brothers, Harvey "Hip" Kintzel, Frank Kintzel, Abel Kintzel, Jesse Kintzel, Ira "Ike" Kintzel, and Nathan Kintzel.
Surviving are two daughters, Ann Rodenhaber of New Cumberland, Eileen and husband Lawrence Tobin of Tremont; a son, Michael and wife Lori Strouphauer of Pine Grove; 10 grandchildren: Samuel and Matthew Phillips, Cheryl and husband Robert Tyler, Lori and husband Neil Sunday, Raymond and wife Stacie Kutz, Jason and wife Shelley Strouphauer, Sarah Pillsbury, Leah and husband Matt Frantz, Amanda Duffy and Rebecca Knight; 12 great grandchildren: Sydney and Skyler Phillips, Abri, Coen and Adden Kutz, Hunter and Gage Strouphauer, Mackenzie Frantz, Gavin, Connor and Alex Pillsbury, Kaden Knight; a brother, Monroe Kintzel; a sister Leona Kintzel, both of Pine Grove, numerous nieces and nephews.
Graveside Services will be held at the convenience of the family with Pastor Richard Hoffman officiating.
Memorial Services will be held on Saturday, February 10, 2018 at 11:00 A.M. at the Schuylkill Church of the Brethren, 347 Sweet Arrow Lake Rd., Pine Grove with Pastor Richard Hoffman officiating.
In lieu of flowers, the family would prefer contributions be made to the Schuylkill Church of the Brethren, 347 Sweet Arrow Lake Rd., Pine Grove, Pa. 17963 in her memory.
The H. L. Snyder Funeral Home, Inc., Pine Grove is in charge of arrangements. You may send condolences to the family online at our website www.hlsnyderfuneralhome.com
Schuylkill Church of the Brethren
347 Sweet Arrow Lake Rd., Pine Grove PA 17963