Paul Daniel Fenner, 90, St. Augustine, Fla., died June 23, 2013, at the Bailey Family Center for Caring surrounded by his family. He was born in Fullerton, Pa., son of the late Norman Daniel and Carrie A. (Bear) Fenner. He was a graduate of Whitehall High School, c/o 1941. After graduation, he enlisted in the U.S. Army and served during World War II. He worked as a letter carrier for the USPS in Allentown, Pa., from 1949 until his retirement in 1988. After moving to St. Augustine in 1989, Paul worked for Albertsons Grocery for 13 years. He was a former Eagle Scout, sang with the Zion Choral Society of Zion Hill, Pa., for 25 years, and was a charter member and deacon at New Life Baptist Church in St. Augustine.
Memorial services will be held 7 p.m. Tuesday July 9, 2013, at New Life Baptist Church with the Rev. John Fletcher, pastor, officiating. Flowers are gratefully declined and those wishing may make a contribution in his memory to New Life Baptist Church, 346 Varella Ave., St. Augustine, FL 32084.
He is survived by his wife, Martha A. Heliger Lawyer Fenner, St. Augustine; daughter, Eleanore Cossic (Paul), Allentown; stepchildren, Robert C. Lawyer, Albertas, Pa., Rebecca Colwell (Ricky), Richlandtown, Pa., Jason A. Lawyer, Pomona Park, Fla.; sisters, Leona A. Besecker, Bethlehem, Pa., Elizabeth Landis, Allentown; daughter-in-law, Sheron Fenner, Allentown; 13 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandson; and many nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a son, LaRoy C. Fenner Sr.; stepson, Brian Lawyer; first wife, Caroline M. Yeakel Fenner; sisters, Mildred I. Moyer and Marian Miller; brothers, Charles C. and Norman Henry Fenner.
St. Johns Family Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.