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Velma Sittler Obituary
Velma M. Sittler
Velma M. Sittler, 91 years, of Slatington, formerly of New Tripoli, passed away Thursday, February 21, 2013 at Lehigh Valley Hospital, Inpatient Hospice Unit, in Allentown. She was the last of 10 siblings born to Calvin and Bertha (Snyder) Sittler, in New Tripoli. She was a long time cook at Fatzingers Hotel in New Tripoli, at the former Moselem Springs Inn in Fleetwood and finally for the Northwestern Lehigh School District. Velma was a life member of the Order of the Eastern Star Rose Croix Chapter #235. She was a member of Ebenezer United Church of Christ in New Tripoli. Survivors: Daughter, Mary Ann, wife of Howard Bowers with whom she resided; granddaughter-in-law, Sharon L. (Hahn) Bowers of Lehighton; great-grandchildren, Jeremy A. and Kevin C. Stein and Gene Aaron Bowers; great-great-grandchildren, Nolan, Mackenzie, Keegan and Layla; nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by a grandson, Eugene LeRoy Bowers; and nine brothers and sisters. Services: 2 p.m., on Monday, February 25, at Ebenezer U.C.C., 7293 Decatur St., New Tripoli, with the Rev. Kevin E. Fruchtl officiating. Visitation will be from 1 to 2 p.m. in the Church. Interment, Ebenezer Cemetery. Arrangements by Keller Funeral Homes, Inc., New Tripoli. Online condolences may be offered to the family at www.KellerFuneralHomes.com Contributions: May be made to the Church, address above, 18066.
Published in Morning Call on Feb. 23, 2013
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