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Dale Wyker

Dale H. Wyker
Dale H. Wyker, 83, of Allentown, died peacefully, surrounded by his loving family, on Tuesday, November 19, 2013, at Lehigh Valley Hospice in Allentown. He was the husband of Henrietta Etta (DeBellis) Wyker for 51 years. Born in Easton, he was the son of the late Earl and Beatrice (Hoffman) Wyker, and graduated from Easton High School in 1948. Dale honorably served his country in the U.S. Army during the Korean War. He graduated from Penn State with a degree of Associate in Engineering of Electrical Technology in 1956 and immediately worked as an electrical engineer for Western Electric for 32 years, until retiring in 1989. He served as a supervisor for Hanover Township Lehigh County, and was a volunteer at the Ecumenical Soup Kitchen in Allentown. Dale was a member of Notre Dame of Bethlehem Catholic Church and Immaculate Conception Catholic Church of Allentown, where he served on the finance committee and the St. Vincent DePaul Society. Survivors: In addition to his loving wife, Henrietta; are daughters, Teri Belick and husband, Paul, Kelli Holzman and husband, Jeff, all of Allentown, Judy Schneider and husband, Tony, Lori Fox and husband, Tom, Katie Mello and husband, Jonathan, all of Bethlehem; sisters-in-law, Tessie Martin and Honey Mittman of Bethlehem and Bobbie Martin of Fountain Hill; 13 grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren. He was predeceased by brothers, Jack and Clair (Butch) Wyker. Services: 10 a.m., Monday, November 25, 2013, a memorial Mass will be held at Notre Dame of Bethlehem Catholic Church, 1861 Catasauqua Rd., Bethlehem, followed by the burial with military honors at Nisky Hill Cemetery, Bethlehem. The family will receive relatives and friends on Sunday evening, from 6 to 8 p.m., at Cantelmi Funeral Home, 1311 Broadway, Fountain Hill. Online condolences at www.cantelmifuneralhome.com. Contributions: In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Ecumenical Soup Kitchen at Catholic Charities, 530 Union Blvd., Allentown, PA 18109-3230.



Published in Morning Call on Nov. 21, 2013
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