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February 21, 2014

Casimir L. “Cash” Brezgel, 79, Herndon

— HERNDON — Casimir “Cash” Lawrence Brezgel, 79, of 228 Brezgel Lane, passed away suddenly Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2014, at his residence.

He was born Dec. 28, 1934, in Sunbury, a son of the late Charles S. and Helen (Gappa) Brezgel. Casimir was married on April 23, 1960, in New Bloomfield, to the former Joan Kretzing, who survives.

Cash was a 1953 graduate of Mahanoy Joint High School.

He spent all his life as a dairy and beef cattle farmer. He also had been employed by Eastern Industries as a truck driver.

Cash was a member of St. Patrick Catholic Church Trevorton; The Farmers Union; Gratz Antique Tractor Assoc., served as vice president on the Northumberland County Fair Board, and was instrumental in its development. He was a life member of the Herndon Fire Company, and a member of the National Trappers Association.

He was a passionate farmer and lover of the outdoors. He also enjoyed woodworking and tinkering with tractors.

The greatest joys of his life were his children and great- grandchildren and especially loved giving 4-wheeler rides to his grandchildren and great- grandchildren.

 Surviving, in addition to his wife, are two sons, Casimir J. Brezgel and companion Rita Rough, of Herndon, and Michael J. Brezgel and wife Ann, of Herndon; three daughters and sons-in-law, Kathleen and Gary Torisky, of Duncannon, Suzanne and Barry Schwartz, of Marlton, N.J., and Cynthia and John Gindhart, of Cherry Hill, N.J.; 13 grandchildren, Anthony Brezgel and wife Donette, Ryan, Andrea, Jillian, James, Jenna, Jordan Brezgel,  Kristopher Torisky, Ethan and Camryn Schwartz, Courtney, Samantha and Zachary Gindhart; three great-grandchildren, Miley and Makenzie Brezgel and Kale Levan; two sisters, Virginia Strosser, of Lancaster, and Leona Simko and husband John, of Shamokin; and numerous nieces and nephews.

 He was preceded in death by one sister, Irene Faeth.

A viewing will be held from 6 to 9 p.m. Monday and from 8:30 to 9:30 a.m. Tuesday at St. Patrick Church, 331 W. Shamokin St., Trevorton. followed by a Mass of Christian burial to be celebrated at 10 a.m. witth the Rev. Steven Frenier officiating.

Burial will be in the parish cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, contributions in Cash’s memory may be made to: St. Patrick Church Memorial Fund, 331 W. Shamokin St.,Trevorton, PA. 17881.

Funeral arrangements are by the Robert G. Foust Jr. Funeral Home, 841 W. Shamokin St., Trevorton, PA. 17881.





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