Eleanor R. Fredericks
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Eleanor R. Fredericks, 92, formerly of Macungie, passed away Tuesday, February 19, 2013, in Arden Courts, L. Macungie Twp. Born in Mahanoy City, she was a daughter of the late Otto L. and Bertha M. (Kokat) Fredericks. She graduated from Mahanoy City High School and was a 1940 graduate of McCann School of Business, Mahanoy City. Employed at Mack Trucks, Inc. for over 40 years, she retired in 1981 as the executive secretary for the vice president and controller at the world headquarters. Previously, Eleanor was the secretary for the controller at the Allentown plant. She was a member of Nativity Lutheran Church, Allentown, and former member of St. Lukes Evangelical Lutheran Church, Allentown, and Christ Lutheran Church, Mahanoy City. She was a former member of the National Secretaries Association for 20 years and a member of AARP, Chapter #3331, since 1981. Survivors: Sisters, Alma C. Soraruf, B. Irene Carli, Allentown; nieces; nephews. Sister, Emma M. Schey; and brother, Harold O., preceded her in death. Services: 11 a.m., Saturday in Nativity Lutheran Church, 4004 W. Tilghman St. Call 10 a.m. until service time in church. Arrangements by Stephens Funeral Home, Inc. www.stephensfuneral.com. Contributions: In lieu of flowers, to Nativity Lutheran Church, 18104 or Heartland Hospice Services, Suite #3700, 881 Marcon Blvd., Allentown, 18109.
Published in Morning Call on Feb. 21, 2013