Parkland Press

Monday, October 21, 2019

Herbert E. Oswald

Friday, May 3, 2019 by The Press in Obituaries

retired from ALPO

Herbert E. Oswald, 80, of Lock Haven, formerly of New Tripoli and Allentown, died April 25, 2019, in UPMC Susquehanna, Williamsport Regional Medical Center.

He was the husband of the late LaVerne M. (Snyder) Kocher Oswald.

Born Sept. 23, 1938, in Allentown, he was the son of the late Arthur F. and Beatrice M. (Steckel) Oswald.

He was employed at ALPO, South Whitehall Township, for many years before retiring.

He was a former volunteer fire police for Goodwill Fire Co. No. 1, Germansville.

His survivors include children Donna M. Kulp, Michael J. Oswald; stepchildren Richard, Francis, Edward and James Kocher, Jacquelyn Leazott; and 11 grandchildren.

He was predeceased by a daughter, Debra A. Kocher.

His service will be private. There will be no calling hours.

Expressions of sympathy may be made at

Contributions may be made to a charity of one’s choice.

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