Clifford E. "Cliff" Steigerwalt

May 29, 1938 ~ November 10, 2020 (age 82)

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Clifford E. “Cliff” Steigerwalt Jr., 82 of Palmerton, formerly of Lehighton, passed away on Tuesday, November 10, 2020, in St. Luke’s Hospice, Bethlehem. He was the husband of Linda (Heiney) Steigerwalt. They were married on January 12, 1964 and celebrated 56 years of marriage. Prior to retiring, he worked at Mack Trucks in the sheet metal division. Born in Weissport, he was the son of the late Clifford E. Sr. and Erma (Stuckley) Steigerwalt. He was an Army veteran. Cliff was a Lehighton Knee-Hi youth football and track coach for 12 years. He enjoyed watching Penn State Football, bowling, yard work and collecting Dale Earnhardt, NASCAR, and Penn State memorabilia. He was also preceded in death by a sister, Winifred Rex and a brother, Raymond. Surviving in addition to his wife, Linda, are two sons, Gregory and his wife Janet, of Lehighton, and Steven and his wife Nora, of Chalfont; daughter, Lori, wife of Jerry Hudgins, of Easton; three brothers, Lester and his wife Kim, of Palmerton, Nelson and his wife Bonnie, of Lehighton, Barry and his wife Susan, of Lehighton; five sisters, Evelyn, wife of Lewis Exner, of Andreas, Pearl Klotz, of Lehighton, Alice Gerhard, of Lehighton, Arlene Horn, of Lehighton, and Sandra, wife of John Sitarchyk, of Lehighton; five grandchildren, Tyler, Brooke and Rachel Steigerwalt, Nathaniel and Makayla Hudgins; nieces and nephews. Services are private at the convenience of the family. Arrangements are being handled by the Hartman Funeral Home, 1791 West Penn Pike, Rte. 309, New Ringgold. Online condolences may be made at

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