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Elaine D. Gottshall

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Elaine D. Gottshall Obituary
Elaine D. Gottshall
Elaine D. Gottshall, 77, of Hanover Township, passed away on Friday, January 27, 2012, at Lehigh Valley Hospital - Muhlenberg. She was the wife of Carl R. Pete Gottshall, with whom she shared over 58 loving years of marriage. Born in Brooklyn, NY, Elaine was the daughter of the late Michael and Catherine (Derencz) Demkovitz. She graduated from Bethlehem High School in 1952, and later worked in food service for both the Bethlehem Area School District and Woods Catering. She greatly enjoyed sewing, knitting and quilting with her friends. She was an animal lover, and she treasured her children and grandchildren. Survivors: Husband Pete; daughter, Diane Sprague and husband Chris of Highland, IN; sons, David Gottshall and wife Regina of Allentown, Daniel Gottshall and wife Barbara of Allentown; brother, Robert Demkovitz and wife Eleanor of Germansville; grandchildren, David, Taylor, Timothy and Stephanie. She was predeceased by a son, Darrin. Services: Calling hours will be from 6 to 8 p.m., Monday evening in the Long Funeral Home, 500 Linden Street, Bethlehem. Burial will be private. A memory tribute may be placed at Contributions: In lieu of flowers to the Center for Animal Health and Welfare, 1165 Island Park Road, Easton, PA 18042
Published in Morning Call on Jan. 29, 2012
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