Eric S. Vogel, 31, of Macungie, passed away Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2014 in St. Luke’s Hospice House, Lower Saucon Township, surrounded by his loving wife and daughter. He was the husband of Alisa C. (Erdman) Vogel and they celebrated their third wedding anniversary last June. Eric, who was born in Sellersville, was the son of Bruce A. and Donna M. (Shearer) Vogel of Emmaus. He was a graduate of Southern Lehigh High School, Class of 2000. He attended Lehigh County Vo-Tech, where he studied carpentry. Eric was an auto body technician and specialized in painting at J.P. Goetz Automotive of Pennsburg for the last five years. One of Eric’s proudest accomplishments was when he received his auto appraiser's license. He was a beloved member of Bethany United Methodist Church, Wescosville. Eric adored his church and all of its members. He will forever be remembered as "Superman" to all of his family and friends, and "Super Daddy Boy" to his beautiful daughter. His extremely strong, yet graceful spirit, and positive attitude, were an inspiration to all who were fortunate enough to cross his path.
Survivors: Wife; daughter, Kamryn M. at home; parents; sister: Amber S. wife of Mike Kerschner of Allentown; nieces: Mia D. and Jordan M. Kerschner; father-in-law and mother-in-law Rick and Lauren Erdman of Macungie; brother-in-law Jeff Erdman of Macungie; paternal grandmother, Ruth Vogel of Coopersburg; and maternal grandmother, Shirley Shearer of Quakertown.
Services: Services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Friday, Jan. 24, 2014 at Bethany United Methodist Church, 1208 Brookside Road, Wescosville. A calling hour will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday in the church and from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Friday in the church. Interment will be in the Bethany United Methodist Church Cemetery, Wescosville. Arrangements are by Stephens Funeral Home Inc., Allentown. Please share online condolences at www.stephensfuneral.com.
Contributions: Contributions should be made to Bethany United Methodist Church, 1208 Brookside Road, Wescosville, PA 18106 or Hospice of The VNA of St. Luke’s, 1510 Valley Center Parkway, Suite 200, Bethlehem, PA 18017.