Frederick E. Bartholomew
Frederick E. Bartholomew, 73, of Allentown, died on October 8, 2013, in Lehigh Valley Hospital. He was the husband of Sandra A. (Heinly) Bartholomew, with whom he celebrated 51 years of marriage in December 2012. Born in Allentown, he was the son of the late Earl H. and Martha I. (Covely) Bartholomew. Fred worked for Rodale Manufacturing, the former Boyertown Casket Company, First National Bank of Allentown, Meridian Bank, Core States Bank, and First Union, where he retired in 2003 as the Director of Purchasing. He honorably served his country in the Navy during the Cuban Missile Crisis. He was an active member of St. Johns U.C.C., Emmaus, having served as a soloist for many years and was involved in many activities. He was a member, past president, and Deputy District Governor of the Emmaus Lions Club, member and steward of Emmaus Lodge #792 F&AM, member of the Rajah Shrine and was active with the Chanters, member of the Lehigh Shrine Club, the Emmaus VFW
Post 7088, Topton American Legion, Emmaus Fire Co. No. 1, and the TPA. Freddie had a love for cooking, singing, and his granddaughters. Survivors:
Wife; son, Kirk M. Bartholomew of Mertztown; daughter, Abby Lynn Jung of Emmaus; sister, Gladys A., wife of Russell Ruth, of Daytona, FL; sister-in-law, Elaine B. Bartholomew of Emmaus; granddaughters, Alyssa S. Graves and Leanna E. Brezak. He was predeceased by a brother, Richard G. Bartholomew. Services
: Memorial, Masonic and Lions Club services will be held Saturday, October 12, 2013, at 11 a.m. in St. Johns U.C.C., 139 N. 4th Street, Emmaus. Friends may call 9:30 to 11 a.m. in the church. Interment will be private in Zions Evangelical Lutheran Cemetery. Schantz Funeral Home, P.C. is handling the arrangements. Online condolences may be made to www.schantzfh.com
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to, St. Johns U.C.C., 139 N. 4th Street, Emmaus, PA 18049.