Margaret R. Sturm
Margaret R. Sturm, 89, died Tuesday, October 18, 2016 at Saucon Valley Manor, Hellertown. She is the wife of James E. Sturm. Margaret was born in Brooklyn, NY on July 5, 1927 and adopted by the late John S. and Ruth (White) Adams. She is a graduate of St. Joseph's College, Brooklyn, NY and joined the Grail in Loveland, OH before meeting her husband James. While living in a former one-room school house in Wassergass, she earned and achieved a Master's Degree in Education from Lehigh University, Bethlehem. She worked for 20 years for the Alexandria School District, NJ as a Learning Disability Teacher Consultant. She is a member of St. Theresa of the Child Jesus Roman Catholic Church, Hellertown; Professional Women's Teachers Society - Delta Kappa Gamma; Alliance Francaise - International French Society; Lehigh University Women's Club. SURVIVORS In addition to her loving husband of 61 years; children: Johanna C. (Mark) Chehi of Greenville, DE, Karl V. (Julie) Sturm of Houston, TX , Madeleine A. (Ron Bridges) Sturm of Chalfont, Eric J. (Margaret) Sturm of Middletown, DE, Gretchen M. (John) Burkholder of Lancaster, Hans B. (Barbara) Sturm of Upper Black Eddy, Kristen E. (Dale) Howard of Villa Hills, KY; siblings: Ronald (Barbara) Adams of New Milford, CT, Joyce Klugewicz in TN; 9 grandchildren: Stephen, James, Ericka (Missy), Jessica, Justin, Jimmy, Heidi, Matthew, Jehu. SERVICE Family and friends are invited to call 8 - 9:30 a.m. Saturday, October 22, 2016 at the Heintzelman Funeral Home, Inc. 326 Main Street - Hellertown followed by the service at 10 a.m. Church, 1408 Easton Road, Hellertown. The interment will conclude services at Union Cemetery of Hellertown. Online expressions of sympathy can be recorded at: www.heintzelmancares.com . CONTRIBUTIONS In lieu of flowers, memorials to her church, 1408 Easton Road, Hellertown, PA 18055 and/or The Grail in the USA, 932 O'Bannonville, Rd. Loveland, OH 45140-9710.
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