Nov. 17, 2014 Gerald E. Buehler, 83, of Hazleton passed away Monday morning surrounded by his loving family.
Born April 1, 1931, in Hazleton, he was the son of the late George and Edna (Waldron) Buehler. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his former wife, Alice, in 2007, and several brothers and sisters.
He was a veteran of U.S. Navy and Air Force service, where he was an airman first class. He attended West Hazleton Trinity Lutheran Church. Prior to his retirement, he was employed by the former Wagner Electric, Weatherly, as a machinist. His favorite hobby was building and flying model airplanes with the Tuscarora R/C Flying Club. He was a fan of the Hazleton Area High School basketball team, a past president of the Hazleton Area High School Basketball Booster Club and he was very active in organizing bus trips for the local basketball games. He also loved to travel with his family.
Surviving are his daughters, Cheryl Marshall and her significant other, Stephen Brindamour, Drums; Jacquline A. Ferrera, Hazleton; and Lisa DeAngelo and her husband, Paul, Hazleton. He is also survivied by his grandchildren, Kelly Marshall Hludzinski, Justin Marshall, Tara and Eric Tomaro, and Jarrod and Paul DeAngelo Jr.; his great-grandchildren, Katie, Ashley, Deon, Giovanni and Alice Estelle; his sister, Melva Neifert, Harrisburg; his sons-in-law, Dennis Marshall and Allan Ferrera; several nieces and nephews; as well as his longtime companion, Mei Dai Annie Schade, Hazleton; her sons, Calvin and Arthur Schade; and her grandchildren, Cody and Nadia.