Darleen Anne (Bartolet) Shappell, 68, of Orwigsburg, passed away Friday, October 25th, at Lehigh Valley Health Network Schuylkill-East,
Darleen was born in Pottsville on April 12, 1951, a daughter of the late Anna (Hoffman) and Kenneth D. Bartolet, as well as her adoptive mother Bernadine Michalik.
She was the wife of Clarence "Doot” Shappell. They were married 49 years. She was a graduate of Blue Mountain School District where she also worked as a Library Aide before her passing.
Darleen is survived by her two sons Todd, husband of Michaelene Shappell, and their children Todd Michael Jr. and Brodey Kyle Shappell of Orwigsburg, and Scott, husband of Jessica Shappell and their children Katelyn Marie and Brandon Scott Shappell, also from Orwigsburg. Darleen is survived by a sister, Marilyn Lehman, of Schuylkill Haven and a brother, Wayne, husband of Susan Remick of Portland, Oregon, an uncle Ray Hoffman of Orwigsburg and an Aunt Marion Bartolet of Auburn, numerous cousins, nieces and nephews and her beloved puppy Harley.
Evening visitation will be held 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM on Wednesday, October 30th at Hamilton-Breiner Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Inc. Orwigsburg. A religious service will be held on Thursday, October 31st at 11:00 AM, with Rev. Kenneth T. Melber, Jr. officiating, Public invited to call Thursday from 9:30 AM until the time of service at the funeral home. Interment will be in Schuylkill Memorial Park, Inc.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the American Diabetes Association, P.O. Box 15829, Arlington VA 22215
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American Diabetes Association
P.O. Box 15829, Arlington VA 22215