Peter A. Helffrich, 59, of Whitehall, died Friday, Dec. 28. He was the companion of Bruce F. Brown for 24 years.
Born in Allentown, he was a son of Virginia A. (Benner) Helffrich of Bethlehem and the late Peter J. Helffrich.
Surviving in addition to his companion and mother are a brother David, and his wife, Terre, of Yadkinville, N.C.; two sisters, Audrey Helffrich, and her partner, Edward Chencinski, of Poughkeepsie, N.Y., and Andrea, wife of John Bachman of Catasauqua; a stepson Justin Brown of Palmerton; two nieces and two nephews.