Stephen J. Pichler, 57, John F. Martin and Sons warehouse manager, avid fisherman

By on July 13, 2016

Stephen J. Pichler, 57, of Ephrata, passed away Thursday, July 7, 2016, at home.

He was born in Lancaster to the late Frank and Edeltraude (Smolki) Pichler.

Stephen worked as a warehouse manager for John F. Martin and Sons. He enjoyed cooking, fishing, spending time on the water, and time with his family.

Stephen is survived by a daughter: Samantha C. Pichler, at home; a sister: Maria S. Foreman of Ephrata; and was the beloved uncle of Stephanie, Jennifer, Elizabeth and Andrew.

Services were held July 12 at Stradling Funeral Home, Akron, with Pastor Mike Wenger officiating. Interment will be private at the convenience of the family.

Contributions would be appreciated to assist family with funeral expenses. Checks may be sent to Stradling Funeral Homes Inc., P.O. Box 92, Ephrata, PA 17522.

Arrangements by Stradling Funeral Homes Inc., Akron/Ephrata. Online condolences can be given at

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