Jack S Loudenberg obituary 1929~2021


Jack S Loudenberg, age 92, of Chambersburg, PA and formerly of Selinsgrove, PA, passed away on Saturday, November 20, 2021, at Magnolias of Chambersburg.

Jack S Loudenberg
Jack S Loudenberg

Born September 7, 1929, in Sunbury, PA, he was the son of the late Robert F. and Helen Slear Loudenberg.

Jack was a 1952 graduate of Temple University with a Bachelor of Science in Education. Jack attended Temple University on a full football scholarship, where he played all four years.

Jack began his career in teaching in Pennsylvania, but moved to Montgomery County, MD in 1963, where he would teach for the following 29 years, retiring in 1992 from Thomas S. Wootton High School, where he taught Phys. Ed., Driver’s Ed., Coached the Varsity Football Team, and served as Athletic director. Jack also spent 25 summers proudly serving as the manager for the Regency Estates Swim Club.

He was a member of the Masonic Lodge #22 for over 60 years, the Tall Cedars of Lebanon, Sunbury Camp in Clinton Co., PA, Susquehanock Hunter’s, Shamokin Fire Company, and Union County Sportsman’s Club.

His hobbies included, hunting salt water fishing in the bay, football, Penn State, poker, golf, but especially time with his family, granddaughter, and great-grandchildren.

In later years, Jack was still a social butterfly, he enjoyed happy hour, playing bingo, and spending time on the porch, people watching.

We love you and will always treasure the countless memories forever Grampy.

Surviving are three children, John M. Loudenberg of FL, Susan Johnson (husband Peter) of Chambersburg, PA, and Beth Loudenberg, of Cincinnati, OH; a granddaughter, Nikki Aurand (husband Gary) of Chambersburg, PA; two great-grandchildren, Darcy and Wesley Aurand; and a sister, Nancy Forbes.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Sheila Day Loudenberg in 2000 and his brother, Robert F Loudenberg JR.

A memorial service will be held on Monday, November 29, 2021, at 1 p.m. in the Thomas L. Geisel Funeral Home and Cremation Center, 333 Falling Spring Rd., Chambersburg, PA, where Chaplain Ed Robinstein will officiate.

The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service.

Interment will be private later.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions are encouraged in his name to the Thomas S. Wootton High School Booster Club, which supports various school programs, the students and coaches.

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