D. Alan Rothenberger

Obituary of D. Alan Rothenberger

D. Alan Rothenberger, 72, of North Wales, passed away Friday, December 28, 2018, after a brief illness. He was the beloved husband of Lois (Sharp) Rothenberger.

Born October 21, 1946, in Lansdale, he was a son of the late Alvin and Helen (Rightler) Rothenberger.

Alan graduated from Methacton High School and Syracuse University. Following his education, he served his country as a member of the U.S. Navy Seabees during the Vietnam War. He spent his entire career working with his father and brother as a cabinetmaker at Alvin K. Rothenberger, Inc. in Worcester. Alan loved the outdoors. He was a sailor, fly fisherman, hiker and bird watcher. He and Lois enjoyed time with friends and family at their cabin on Pine Creek in central PA. Alan was also an avid traveler with many trips out West and to Europe.

In addition to his wife he is survived by his daughter, Amanda (Rothenberger) Schiffmacher and her husband, Karl, of Goshen, NY; his stepdaughters, Elise Washington of Telford, and Kendra McGonagle and her husband, Patrick of North Wales; his brother Kim A. Rothenberger and his wife Barbara; and three grandchildren Hailey Washington, Grover Washington, IV, and Tyler McGonagle.

Interment will be private. A memorial service celebrating his life will be held in the spring; please check back for service information to be updated. Contributions may be made in his memory to the Pine Creek Preservation Association P.O. Box 11, Waterville, PA 17776 or to the Appalachian Mountain Club at AMC, 10 City Square, Boston, MA 02129, https://www.outdoors.org/get-involved/donate.  Online condolences may be made to the family at www.RLWilliamsFuneralHome.com

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