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Keith R. Appel

March 8, 1967 ~ June 27, 2022 (age 55) 55 Years Old


Keith R. Appel, 55, of Allentown died Monday, June 27, 2022 in his home.  Born in Allentown, he was the son of Nancy J. (Koch) Appel with whom he resided and the late Richard R. Appel.   After graduation from Dieruff High School in 1985, Keith attended a HVAC trade school to become a certified HVAC technician.  After graduation he worked as an HVAC technician at various companies in the Lehigh Valley last working at Tradesman International, Allentown.  He was a lifetime member of the Fearless Fire Company, Allentown.  Keith enjoyed fishing and boating on Lake Wallenpaupack and was a talented guitar player who was self taught.  He treasured his family and the time he spent with them.


Survivors: Mother; children, Brent Sutton and his wife Sara of Hamburg, Carissa wife of Garrett Dollar of Catasauqua, Jade Appel of Hellertown, Kasey Appel and his wife Tiffani of Wind Gap; sister, Kimberly wife of Richard Snyder of Pen Argyl; beloved grandchildren, Gavin, Caydence, Connor, Alesana, Cameron, Paige and Peyton; 8 very loved grand dogs.


Service: Funeral Service is private.  There are no calling hours.  


Contributions: Memorials may be made in Keith’s memory to Special Olympics Pennsylvania, Greater Lehigh Valley Pocono Region, 2158 Avenue C, Suite 201, Bethlehem, PA 18017.         

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