Marion (Hockenberry) Schlegel

Born: Wed., Jul. 8, 1925
Died: Tue., Jan. 24, 2017

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Marion E. Schlegel, 91, of Mifflin, passed away Tuesday, Jan. 24, 2017, at Locust Grove Retirement Village.

     Born July 8, 1925 in Newport, she was a daughter of the late Mearl C. and Pauline (Ramp) Hockenberry.

     She is survived by three children, Charlie O. Schlegel and wife, Beryl, of Mifflintown, Mearl M. "Huckle" Schlegel and wife, Sara, of Milroy, and Rebecca M. "Becky" Boreman of Mifflin, eight grandchildren, 12 great-grandchildren, two great-great-grandchildren, and many nieces and nephews.

     She was preceded in death by her husband, Harvey L. Schlegel on June 5, 1998, daughter, Suzey Varner, son-in-law, Jim Varner, granddaughter, Jodi Schlegel, brother, John Hockenberry, and sister, Nancy Hubbart.

     Marion worked many years at Lyons Fashions and sold Avon.

     She enjoyed reading, putting puzzles together, sewing and cooking and she loved spending time with her family. Her pride and joy were her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

     Her funeral will be private and held at the convenience of the family. Interment will be in St. Stephen's Lutheran Cemetery. There will be no viewing.

     In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Mifflintown Hose Co. #1, 510 Washington Ave., Mifflintown, PA 17059.

     Guss Funeral Home, Inc., Mifflintown, has care of the arrangements. Condolences may be left at

Charitable donations may be made in Marion's memory to the following organization:

Mifflintown Hose Co.
510 Washington Avenue, Mifflintown, PA 17059

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Laurie Cox
   Posted Wed January 25, 2017
Deepest condolences on the passing of Mrs Schlegel. She was an extraordinary person who loved her family so much. It was a privilege to have her in my life. Laurie Cox

Joann Cooper
   Posted Thu January 26, 2017
Marion was a beautiful lady - both inside and outside. I will never forget her. We had many fun times together.