Dr. Irwin H. Siegel, 66 , passed away April 12, 2020 at Hershey Medical Center. Born in Lebanon on May 7, 1953, he was the son of the late Simon B. Siegel and Christine (Barnhart) Siegel.
Dr. Siegel was a 1971 graduate of Cedar Crest High School, who received his Bachelor’s Degree in English from Lebanon Valley College in 1975, his Juris Doctorate from Dickinson School of Law in 1980, his LL.M from Weidner University of Law in 1996, and his Doctorate in Education from Penn State University in 2002. During a long career industry, Dr. Siegel served as in – house counsel and manager for the former Commonwealth National (Mellon) Bank, Harrisburg, PA and also for the former Farmers First Bank (now BB&T), Lititz, PA. He also taught extensively, full and part-time for over 40 years, beginning with the Palmyra Area School District in 1975, and including Penn State- Harrisburg, Lebanon Valley College and Pennsylvania College of Technology, Williamsport, PA, where he was named recipient of the prestigious “ Master Teacher” Award in 2006. Upon electing early retirement from Penn College, Dr. Siegel returned to Lebanon and served HACC-Lebanon Campus as a Career Outreach Coordinator. He also taught classes for New Covenant Christian School. Dr. Siegel also served numerous community organizations during his lifetime, including the Coleman Memorial Park Board of Trustees, where he was secretary. He was a member of Trinity United Methodist Church, Lebanon, PA, and the American, Pennsylvania and Dauphin County Bar Associations, in addition to numerous other professional and academic societies.
Dr. Siegel is survived by his beloved twin sister, Susan E. Hinkley, wife of James C. Hinkley, Lebanon, PA. Interment will be private and at the convenience of the family.
A memorial service will be scheduled at a later date. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the New Covenant Christian School Capital Campaign, 452 Ebenezer Road, Lebanon, PA, 17046. www.rohlandfh.com