Peter F. Lilienthal, 57, of Orlando, Fla., died unexpectedly Oct. 21, 2012.
Born in Wilson Borough, Northampton County, he was a son of Paul F. Lilienthal, Village of Moselem Springs, and the late Winifred Ruth (Knouse) Lilienthal, who died July 26, 2000.
Pete attended the Lab School in Kutztown, was a 1972 graduate of Fleetwood Area High School, attended Drexel University, Philadelphia, and was a 1990 graduate of Albright College, Reading, receiving a bachelor's degree in computer science. He was employed as a supervisor for AT&T and Lucent Technologies, Reading, and Orlando, Fla., from 1980 to 2001.
He co-founded Strong Link Data with Patricia Edwards in 2001 where he developed computer systems for the U.S. Department of Defense.
He is survived by his father Paul; daughters Jane A. (Lilienthal), wife of Mario A. Toscano, Lower Gwynedd; and Rachael D. Lilienthal, Orlando, Fla.; son Joshua P. Lilienthal, Orlando, Fla.; sister Margaret A. (Lilienthal), wife of Col. Stephen E. Broughall, U.S. Army
, Ret., Washington, D.C.; brother John M. Lilienthal, Brighton, Mich.; and former wife Cynthia J. (Cantor) Kruger, Huntingdon Valley. He is also survived by grandchildren, Meaghan S. and Mario A. Toscano.
Funeral services will be held Friday, Oct. 26, at 11:30 a.m. in Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church, 357 West Main Street, Kutztown, with Reverend Keith K. Rohrbach officiating. Interment in Becker's St. Peter's Cemetery, Fleetwood. Friends may call Friday, from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. in the church.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests contributions be made to Florida Veterans Assistance Association, 8310 North Thatcher Avenue Tampa, FL 33614, Trinity Lutheran Church Potato Project, 357 West Main Street, Kutztown, PA
, P.O Box 15120, Chicago, IL, 60693. The Ludwick Funeral Homes, Inc., Kutztown, is in charge of arrangements. Online condolences may be recorded at www.ludwickfh.com.