Allen G. Brendle, 83, Denver, Korea vet, stone mason, butcher, cabinet maker, father of three

By on February 24, 2016

Allen G. Brendle, 83, of Denver, a loving husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather passed away Friday, Feb. 19, 2016, at Ephrata Manor.

He was born in Lancaster County to the late Elmer and Emma (Garner) Brendle; and was the husband of Madalene A. (Fritz) Brendle, with whom he shared 56 years of marriage.

Allen served as a sergeant in the U.S. Army during the Korean War with the 82nd Airborne Division. He worked as a stone mason, butcher, and cabinet maker.

In addition to his wife, Allen is survived by three children: Jesse A., husband of Susan (Shupp) Brendle, of Mohnton; Audrey L., wife of Scott Imhoff, of Mohnton; and David A. Brendle, fiancé of Kimberly Firestone, of Newmanstown; six grandchildren: Kevin A., husband of Jackie Brendle; Roy A., husband of Mary Brendle; Allen S., husband of Kayla Imhoff; Wyatt S., husband of Katrina Imhoff; John A. Brendle, companion of Denyse Marshall, Emily S. Brendle; and five great-grandchildren.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two brothers: Richard and Marvin Brendle; and a sister: Norene Jaznach.

The family would like to extend a special heartfelt thanks to the wonderful caregivers at Ephrata Manor for their love and compassion shown to Allen.

Services were held Feb. 23 at Roseboro Stradling Funeral Home, Denver, with the Rev. Edward Dickel officiating. Private interment followed at Cedar Grove Cemetery in Adamstown.

Kindly omit flowers. If desired, memorial contributions in Allen’s memory may be made to Wounded Warrior Project, 301 Grant St., Suite 900, Pittsburgh, PA 15219; or to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105.

Arrangements by Roseboro Stradling Funeral and Cremation Services Inc., Denver. Online condolences can be given at roseborostradling.com.

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