Mark J. Steckel April 17, 1979 - September 17, 2023

Mark J. Steckel, 44, of Bethlehem, passed away Sunday, September 17, 2023, in his home. Born in Allentown, he was a son of Dean C. and Patricia E. (Henrich) Steckel of Lower Macungie Twp. Mark was a graduate of Emmaus High School where he was a great athlete. He enjoyed playing sports at Emmaus H.S. and later played fast pitch softball for many years. Mark loved fishing with his family and was a HUGE Tennessee Titans fan. He worked as a package handler for FedEx Ground. Mark enjoyed playing cards with his family and was very competitive when he played. He was a very good cook and enjoyed creative cooking.

Mark is survived by his parents, Dean and Patricia; Son: Taylor Geoffrey Steckel of Allentown; Sister: Jennifer E. Sosik and her husband Nick of Orefield and their sons, Logan and Ty; Mark was predeceased by his brother Geoffrey Dean Steckel and is survived by Geoffrey’s children, Ben and Emma; Mark is also survived by his Aunt and Uncle, Kay and Bob Kern; Mark is predeceased by his uncles, Bob Henrich and Tom Henrich and survived by his aunts, Barbara Henrich and Diane Henrich.

A Celebration of Life service will be held at a later date. Arrangements by Stephens Funeral Home, Inc. www.stephensfuneral.com

In lieu of flowers, contributions in Mark’s memory may be made to The Sanctuary at Haafsville, 901 Nestle Way, Breinigsville, PA 18031.


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