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 Melvin W. Oyler

Melvin W. Oyler

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Death 17 Jan 2017 (aged 95)
Burial Blandon, Berks County, Pennsylvania, USA
Memorial ID 175489331 · View Source
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Melvin W. Oyler, age 95, of Fleetwood, passed away on January 17, 2017 in his residence surrounded by his family. He was the husband of the late Mildred M. (Mengel) Oyler, who passed in 2003.

Born on January 17, 1922, in Laureldale, he was the son of the late Charles Oyler and Alice (Fox) Oyler.

Melvin was a graduate of Muhlenberg High School, class of 1939. After High school he entered the U. S. Navy, serving during World War II and Korea.

Returning home, he worked for CAN Insurance in Reading; after a few years, he joined the Security of America Life Insurance Company in Reading, which was sold to AIG Insurance. Melvin retired as an executive vice president in 1988. He was a member of Trinity Bible Fellowship Church in Blandon.

Melvin had been an active member of the Fleetwood Historical Society where he wrote articles for the society newsletter and cataloged items received by the society.

He loved being in the outdoors. Most importantly, he enjoyed his family.

He is survived by his three sons: Alan R. Oyler, husband of Diane Oyler, of Duluth, Minn., Jerry D. Oyler, husband of Carolyn Oyler, of Fleetwood and Peter J. Oyler, husband of Lisa Oyler, of Mechanicsburg, Pa, Grandchildren: Karl, Jared, Amanda, John, Micah, and Caleb. Great-grandchildren: Chandler and Eva.

Melvin was preceded in death by his siblings, Raymond Oyler, Ralph Oyler, Mary Oyler and Marian Oyler.

A viewing will be Tuesday morning from 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. at Mae A. Stump Funeral Home, Inc., 117 West Main Street, Fleetwood. Funeral service will follow at 11:00 a.m. Burial will be in Maidencreek Cemetery, Blandon.

Published in Reading Eagle on Jan. 19, 2017


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  • Created by: Tom Myers
  • Added: 18 Jan 2017
  • Find A Grave Memorial 175489331
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Melvin W. Oyler (17 Jan 1922–17 Jan 2017), Find A Grave Memorial no. 175489331, citing Maidencreek Cemetery, Blandon, Berks County, Pennsylvania, USA ; Maintained by Tom Myers (contributor 47272121) .