Dorothy L. M. Steinmetz, 98, of Allentown died Friday, October 14, 2016 in Lehigh Center, Lower Macungie Township. She was the widow of Alfred W. Steinmetz. Born in Allentown, she was the daughter of the late Irvin W. and Mary M. (Knoll) Leiss. Dorothy was a 1935 graduate of Allentown High School. She was a seamstress for the Baby-Gro Mill Outlet, Allentown for 32 years before retiring in 1980. She was a member of the former St. Andrew's United Church of Christ, Allentown where she taught Sunday school, was a choir member and worked in the kitchen. She was a member of the Dames of Malta. Survivors: Son, Ronald L. Steinmetz and his wife Susan J. of Allentown; niece, Doris R. Miller with whom she resided; nephew, Donald I. D. Miller and his wife Eleanor of Allentown; grandchildren, Jason Steinmetz of Allentown, Kelly wife of Joseph Wunderly of Indianapolis, IN; great grandson, Jayson Wunderly of Indianapolis, IN. Dorothy was predeceased by her siblings, Beulah Conrad, Bessie Minnich, Mabel Miller and Paul Leiss. Services: Funeral Service 2:00PM Friday in the J.S. Burkholder Funeral Home, 16th & Hamilton Sts., Allentown, www.jsburkholder.com . Call 1 to 2:00PM Friday in the funeral home. Contributions: Memorial contributions may be made in Dorothy's memory to the American Diabetes Association, 1160 Route 22, Suite 103, Bridgewater, NJ 08807.
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