Donald H. Roberts
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Donald H. Roberts, 81, of Allentown, passed away April 29, 2013 at St. Lukes Hospital, Quakertown, surrounded by his loving wife, Nancy F. (Kirchman) Roberts, of the past 55 years. Born in Emerald, he was the son of the late Russell and Verna (Meckes) Roberts. He proudly served in the Korean War aboard the USS Sitkin with the U.S. Navy. Donald worked at the Tarkett Corp. for 41 years until retiring. He was a member of St. Peters Evangelical Lutheran Church, Allentown, where he was a greeter and usher. He was a life member of the Fearless Fire Co. and belonged to the VFW, Northampton. Survivors: Wife; son, Craig; daughter, Valerie and loyal friend, Mary Beth; granddaughters, Mia and Bette; brother, Carl; sisters, Dorothy Sodl and Miriam Mayerchak; and many nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by brothers, Dale and Elwood; and sisters, Fern and Marjorie. Services: Saturday, May 4, 10 a.m., at St. Peters Evangelical Lutheran Church, 1933 Hanover Ave., Allentown. A viewing will be held 9 to 10 a.m., in the church. Interment to follow in Cedar Hill Cemetery, Allentown. Arrangements made by Bachman, Kulik & Reinsmith Funeral Home, Allentown. Contributions: Donations can be made to the church (In memo put for tower fund in memory of Donald Roberts).
Published in Morning Call on May 1, 2013