Elayne M. Koons

Elayne M. (Christman) Koons, 82, of Aquashicola, Lower Towamensing Township, died Friday afternoon, March 1, 2013, at the Lehigh Valley Hospice Inpatient Unit, Allentown. She was the wife of the late Charles W. Koons Jr., who passed in 1996.
Born in Weissport, she was a daughter of the late William and Helen (Rehrig) Christman.
Elayne wokred as a presser for Scotty's Fashions, Little Gap and Palmerton. She spent over 45 years in the ILGWU. Upon retirement she worked in the cafeteria of the Blue Mountain Health Systems, Palmerton Campus.
Elayne was a member of St. John's United Church of Christ, Palmerton.
She was a member of the Palmerton Red Hats, the Palmerton Over 60 Club, spending time at the Palmerton Senior Center, and volunteering at church.
She especially enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren.
Surviving are sons, Gary C., with whom she resided, Rory, and wife, Louise, of Palmerton; grandchildren, Meredith, of Palmerton, and Steven, of Washington, D.C.
She was predeceased by a brother, Wilbur.
Services: At the convenience of the family. Contributions: St. John's UCC, 891 Columbia Ave., Palmerton, PA 18071. Arrangements, Campton Funeral Home, Palmerton. Online condolences: www.schislerfuneralhomes.com.

Published in Times News on Mar. 4, 2013