Mrs. Pearl E. Borger
Mrs. Pearl E. Borger, 85, of Lehighton, formerly of Kunkletown, died Tuesday, April 8, in her home. She was the widow of Clark D. Borger.
She was a seamstress for the Deville Blouse Factory, Kunkletown, and other area garment mills for many years before retiring in 1994.
She also worked at her mother, father and uncle's store, Schoenberger's General Store, Kunkletown.
Born in Kunkletown, she was a daughter of the late Charles and Jennie (Schoenberger) Smith.
She was a member of St. Matthew United Church of Christ, Kunkletown, the Laymen's Fellowship of the church, the Kunkletown Volunteer Fire Co. and the Eldred Township Historical Society.
Surviving are a son Roy, and his wife, Lynn, of Lehighton; a daughter, Renee "Sus", wife of Dickie Keiper of Saylorsburg; two grandchildren, Stacy Borger of Lehighton and Trevor Borger, and his fiancée, Jess Heffelfinger, of Kunkletown; two nieces, Linda Miller and Joanne Quinn; and four nephews, Skip, Neal, Todd, and Don Nicholas.
She was also preceded in death by a sister, Helen Nicholas.
Service: Memorial service 10:30 a.m. Monday, April 14, St. Matthew United Church of Christ, Kunkletown, with the Rev. Suzanne Brooks-Cope officiating. Interment, church cemetery. Contributions in her name may be made to the Kunkletown Volunteer Fire Co., P.O. Box 357, Kunkletown, Pa. 18058; or St. Matthew United Church of Christ, 102 Church Rd., Kunkletown, Pa. 18058. Arrangements by Kresge Funeral Home, 1763 Rt. 209, Brodheadsville. www.kresgefuneralhome.com.
William H. Kresge Funeral Home, Inc.
Route 209 South Brodheadsville, PA 18322
Published in Times News on Apr. 10, 2014