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Philip Max Schiebel

Philip Max Schiebel, 82, of West Penn Township, died Oct. 19, 2021, surrounded by his family in his home.

He was the husband of the late Catherine M. (Moyer) Schiebel.

Born Aug. 20, 1939, in Hanover, York County, he was the son of the late Rev. Robert C. Schiebel and Mary Louise (Sponseller) Schiebel.

He was a production technician at Mack Trucks Inc., Macungie. for 30 years before retiring in 1996.

A 32nd degree Mason, he was a member of the Tamaqua/Mahoney City Masonic Lodge 238 and a former member of the Trexlertown Masonic Lodge 326. Additionally, he was a member of the Rajah Shrine, Reading, Lehigh Consistory, Valley of Allentown, Schuylkill Shrine Club, Slatington Chapter 292, and West Penn Lions Club.

He founded Country Grass, a blue grass band for which he was a guitarist and vocalist.

He was of the Lutheran faith.

His survivors include a son Philip David Schiebel and his wife, Patricia, of Orefield; sister Elizabeth Louise Ramadass of Mitchellville, Md.; grandchildren Thomas, Nicole and Philip; great-grandchildren Ava, Annika and Liam; and beloved dog, Max.

He was predeceased by daughter, Debra Ann Schiebel.

Expressions of sympathy may be made at heintzelmancares.com.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Masonic Homes at Elizabethtown c/o the funeral home, P.O. Box 196, Schnecksville, PA 18078-0196.

Arrangements were made by Heintzelman Funeral Home Inc., Schnecksville.