Dennis H. Kirchdoerfer
Nov. 29, 2017
Dennis H. Kirchdoerfer, 63, of Stockton Mountain Road, Haz le Twp ., died early Wednesday morning at his home.
Born in New Brunswick, N. J ., on Nov .8, 1954, he was a son of Rita (Gonda) Kirchdoerfer and the late William Kirchdoerfer, and was a member of Most Precious Blood Roman Catholic Church in Hazleton.
Dennis was a 1972 graduate of the Hazleton High School Vo-Tech program and was employed for 33 years as a journeyman machinist by Barrett Haentjens of Hazleton.
He loved to ride his HarleyDavidson motorcycle, golf and play with his dogs, Zeus and Bruno, and his cats, Mimi and Simba. He enjoyed life, family, friends and making people laugh.
In addition to his father, he was predeceased by his grandmother, by whom he was raised, Anna Gonda.
Surviving are his wife of 39 years, the for mer Marie Pacelli; a son, Robert Serafin and his wife, Sylvia, Leb- anon; three daughters, Barbara Moore and her husband, Timothy, Louisburg, N.C.; Linda Brangham and her husband, Anthony, also of Louisburg; and Tina Serafin-Floray and her husband, Harvey, Hazle Twp.; grandchildren, Kenny Weather man, Cassandra Floray, Leah Serafin, Alexis Flo ray and Frederick Wright; his brother-in-law and best friend, Joseph Pacelli; three nieces; and several cousins.
No viewing or visitation is planned. However, friends are invited to attend a funeral Mass which will be celebrated Friday at 1:30 p.m. in Most Precious Blood Church. All services will conclude with the committal prayers at the church.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions, mailed to the American Cancer Society, 101 W. Frack St., Frackville PA 17931, are suggested by the family.
Krapf & Hughes Funeral Home assisted the family through their Hazle Chapel.
Condolence messages may be entered in the family’s online memorial guest book on the funeral home website atwww.kh funeral homes .com.