Arlene E. Schnell
Arlene E. Schnell ,77, of Lopatcong Township, NJ, passed away on Sunday, October 16, 2016 at Easton Hospital in Wilson Borough, PA. Arlene was born in Phillipsburg, NJ on July 8, 1939 and was a daughter to the late Earl B. and Gladys E. Miller Chegwidden. Arlene was a Supervisor at 911 in Washington, NJ. Prior to that Arlene was a Communication Center Dispatcher for the NJ State Police and Dispatcher at the Lopatcong Township Police Department. She was a graduate of Phillipsburg High School, Class of 1957. Arlene loved needle point, puzzles, playing computer games, going to the beach, and gardening. Arlene was, at one time, a member of St. James Lutheran Church in Pohatcong Township and a member of the Lopatcong Township Emergency Squad. Arlene is survived by her son, Kurt Schnell and his wife, Heidi of Lopatcong Township; daughters, Rhonda Schnell of Lopatcong Township and Sondra Kish of PA; grandchildren, Daniel Kish, Johnathan Piccione and Paula Schnell; nieces, nephews, great-nieces, great-nephews and a great-great niece; and soon-to-be great-grandchild. Arlene was predeceased by her husband, Ronald E. Schnell; her son, Keith B. Schnell; brother, Arnold Packard; sister-in-law, Janet Packard and nephew, Robert Packard. A Funeral Service for Arlene will be held on Friday, October 21, 2016 at 11am at the Rupell Funeral Home, LLC; 465 Memorial Pkwy; Phillipsburg, NJ 08865. A Visitation of Family and Friends will be held on Thursday, October 20, 2016 from 7pm to 9pm. Interment will be in Northampton Memorial Shrine in Palmer Township. In Lieu of Flowers, memorials may be made to American Lung Association; 1200 Hosford Street; Ste. 101; Hudson, WI 54016-9316. Online condolences may be submitted at www.rupellfuneralhome.com .
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