In memory of
Geraldine Shoemaker
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In memory of
Geraldine Shoemaker
Geraldine F. Shoemaker LOWER NAZARETH TOWNSHIP Geraldine F. (Welty) Shoemaker, 86, of Lower Nazareth Township, formerly of Walnutport, Petersville, and Riegelsville, passed away peacefully on Sunday, Feb. 3, 2019, at Lehigh Valley Hospital - Muhlenberg. She was the wife of the late Lamen L. Shoemaker, with whom she shared 63 years of marriage prior to his passing in 2016. Born in Bethlehem on Dec. 9, 1932, she was a daughter of the late Truman C. and Elsie L. (Filchner) Welty. Geraldine was a graduate of Nazareth High School, class of 1949. She was employed by the Department of Agriculture, County of Northampton, in Nazareth, where she was an office assistant for 20 years before retiring in 2005. Additionally, Geraldine worked in the customer service department of Kmart on Route 191 for 13 years until 1998. Knitting, crocheting, cross stitch, and baking were among her favorite pastimes. She is survived by her loving children, Karen B. Kreglow and her husband, Garrett, of Slatington, Eric E. Shoemaker of Hellertown, and Neal R. Shoemaker and his wife, Lori, of Germansville; six grandchildren, Erik, Erica, Kalvin, Travis, Shelby, and Sean; two great-granddaughters, Naomi and Honor; a brother, Robert T. Welty Sr., of Lower Nazareth Township; a sister, Judith E. Brooks of Lower Nazareth Township; nieces and nephews. In addition to her late husband, Lamen, she was predeceased by a son, Ronald L. Shoemaker, and a brother, Gene R. Welty. A funeral service will be held on Friday, Feb. 8, 2019, at 11 a.m. in the George G. Bensing Funeral Home, Inc., 2165 Community Drive, Route 946, Village of Moorestown - Bath, PA 18014. Friends and relatives are invited to call on Friday morning from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. in the funeral home. Interment will follow in Schoenersville Cemetery, Allentown. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be offered in memory of Geraldine to a charity of one's choice. George Bensing Funeral Home 2165 Community Drive Bath, PA 18014-9503 (610) 759-3901
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In memory of
Geraldine Shoemaker
Geraldine F. Shoemaker LOWER NAZARETH TOWNSHIP Geraldine F. (Welty) Shoemaker, 86, of Lower Nazareth Township, formerly of Walnutport, Petersville, and Riegelsville, passed away peacefully on Sunday, Feb. 3, 2019, at Lehigh Valley Hospital - Muhlenberg. She was the wife of the late Lamen L. Shoemaker, with whom she shared 63 years of marriage prior to his passing in 2016. Born in Bethlehem on Dec. 9, 1932, she was a daughter of the late Truman C. and Elsie L. (Filchner) Welty. Geraldine was a graduate of Nazareth High School, class of 1949. She was employed by the Department of Agriculture, County of Northampton, in Nazareth, where she was an office assistant for 20 years before retiring in 2005. Additionally, Geraldine worked in the customer service department of Kmart on Route 191 for 13 years until 1998. Knitting, crocheting, cross stitch, and baking were among her favorite pastimes. She is survived by her loving children, Karen B. Kreglow and her husband, Garrett, of Slatington, Eric E. Shoemaker of Hellertown, and Neal R. Shoemaker and his wife, Lori, of Germansville; six grandchildren, Erik, Erica, Kalvin, Travis, Shelby, and Sean; two great-granddaughters, Naomi and Honor; a brother, Robert T. Welty Sr., of Lower Nazareth Township; a sister, Judith E. Brooks of Lower Nazareth Township; nieces and nephews. In addition to her late husband, Lamen, she was predeceased by a son, Ronald L. Shoemaker, and a brother, Gene R. Welty. A funeral service will be held on Friday, Feb. 8, 2019, at 11 a.m. in the George G. Bensing Funeral Home, Inc., 2165 Community Drive, Route 946, Village of Moorestown - Bath, PA 18014. Friends and relatives are invited to call on Friday morning from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. in the funeral home. Interment will follow in Schoenersville Cemetery, Allentown. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be offered in memory of Geraldine to a charity of one's choice. George Bensing Funeral Home 2165 Community Drive Bath, PA 18014-9503 (610) 759-3901
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2165 Community Drive
Bath, PA 18014-9503
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