Warren Mushlitz Sr.

Warren A. Mushlitz, Sr.
Warren A. Mushlitz, Sr., 87, of Bethlehem, passed away Monday, December 16, 2013, at Lehigh Valley Hospital-Muhlenberg. He and his wife, Florence G. (Bartholomew) Mushlitz, celebrated their 67th wedding anniversary in September. Born in Northampton, he was the son of the late Warren W. Mushlitz and Ellen (Schaffer) Mushlitz Johnson. He served his country in the US Army during World War II as a combat engineer. Warren worked for the Bethlehem Steel as a material expeditor in the blast furnace for 37 years. He founded the North Central Little League-Elks Farm League. Warren was also a softball pitcher in various leagues and an umpire for mens and womens softball for many years. He was a member of College Hill Moravian Church in Bethlehem, where he served as an elder, sacristan, and played on the Dart Baseball Team. Survivors: His loving wife, Florence; sister, Olivia (Johnson) DeStefanos; cousin, Russell Schaffer and his wife, Kay, of Langhorne; nieces, Dolly Dilliard and her husband, Charles, of Allentown and Jo-Anne Thomas and her husband, Willard, of Hellertown; special friends, Thomas and Monica Galles of Bethlehem. Warren was preceded in death by a son, Warren A. Mushlitz, Jr., in 1979; a sister, Mae A. Miller; and brothers, Joseph C. Mushlitz and Aubrey Johnson. Services: Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Friday, December 20, 2013, in the College Hill Moravian Church, 72 W. Laurel Street, Bethlehem, where friends may call from 10 a.m. until the time of the service. A memory tribute may be placed at www.longfuneralhome.com. Arrangements are entrusted to the Long Funeral Home, Bethlehem. Contributions: In lieu of flowers, to the church, 18018.

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Long Funeral Home
500 Linden Street Bethlehem, PA 18018
(610) 866-8059

Published in Morning Call on Dec. 17, 2013