Shamokin – Harold Dressler, 76, of 34 N. Shamokin Street, passed away Wednesday, February 12, 2020 in his home with his family at his side. He was in ill health for the past 4 years.
Born in Shamokin on January 4, 1944 he was the son of the late Henry and Clara (Korzenaskie) Dressler. He was a 1962 Shamokin Area High School graduate. Harold served in the National Guard.
On June 11, 1988 in Holy Trinity Church, Shamokin he married Judith Bernas. He worked as a contractor in carpentry, plumbing, and electrical work. He was a member of Rescue Fire Company, Independence Fire Company, and was a volunteer Fireman.
Harry was known as Harry Who to his friends. He enjoyed hunting, fishing and camping at Little Mexico with family and friends. He enjoyed a cold Bud Light and sitting by the fire, telling stories.
Harold is survived by his wife, Judith Dressler of Shamokin; Four Children, Matthew Dressler and his fiancé, Lori Wallish of Shamokin, Christopher Dressler and his wife, Kelly Yeager of Souderton, Shiloh Nicola of CA, and Erik Dressler of WA; a grandson, Derek Dressler of Bloomsburg; Three Sister-In-Laws, Rita Finn and her husband, James of Pittsburgh, Mary Denise Bernas of Pittsburgh, and Margaret Forbes and her husband, Leo of Paxinos; and many nieces, nephews, and cousins. In addition to his parents, Harold was preceded in death by his father-in-law and mother-in-law, Clement and Agnes Bernas.
Harold Dressler, 76, of 34 N. Shamokin Street, Shamokin – Funeral Service will be held Saturday, February 22, 2020 at 11:00am with Chaplin Ben Zirra, officiating in the Farrow-C.J. Lucas Funeral and Cremation Service, 240 W Chestnut Street, Shamokin, Lori Ann Campbell, Supervisor. Viewing will be held prior to the service from 9:00 am – 11:00 am. In lieu of flowers please send memorial contributions to American Heart Association PO Box 417005 Boston, MA 02241-7005. To send condolences to the family please visit www.farrowfh.com
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