Dorothy M. Stephen
1928 - 2021
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Dorothy M. (Diehl) Stephen, 92, of Coplay, died Tuesday, January 12, 2021 at St. Luke's Hospital – Allentown Campus. She was the wife of the late Henry S. Stephen. Born in South Whitehall Township, November 25, 1928, Dorothy was the daughter of the late Lester and Mabel (Fenstermaker) Diehl.

Survivors: Children, David Stephen (Theresa) of Whitehall, Diane Gross (Richard) of Schnecksville, Denise Geiger (Daryl) of Schnecksville, Doris Miller (Fiance' Barry Yanni) of Northampton; daughter-in-law, Alice Stephen of Allentown; brother, Carlton Diehl of Dayton Beach, FL; 11 grandchildren; 12 great grandchildren; predeceased by children, Dennis Stephen and Donna Alfonso, son-in-laws, Walter Alfonso and Terry Miller, siblings, Marilyn Stephen, Brenda, Bruce and Donald Diehl.

Service: A private graveside service will be held Friday at the Coplay Cemetery, Coplay. No calling hours. The Heintzelman Funeral Home, Inc. in Schnecksville is in charge of arrangements. Online expressions of sympathy may be recorded at

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Published in Morning Call on Jan. 13, 2021.
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January 16, 2021
Diane and Rich and all of the Stephen's Family:
Words can not express our deepest sympathies to all of you.
Ron, Cathy, R.J. and Janelle
January 14, 2021
I moved to Saylor Drive in August of 2008. The first neighbor I met was Dorothy. Our back yards were side-by-side and because of that proximity, we spent countless spring, summer and even fall evenings on our patios just talking and talking. Our conversations would range from happenings in the neighborhood, to a recipe that she found in one of her magazines. We were also very invested in whether or not our tomatoes would be "good" this season. When my nephews would come over to cut my grass, she made sure she was outside. She would laugh and laugh about how teenage boys would scream when they came across a bee or bug in the yard. She should have brought popcorn!! She also really enjoyed watching my dogs catch frisbee and I know they loved her.
When I divorced in 2014, Dorothy was there too. I wonder if she ever knew how much I appreciated having her as a neighbor and so close by? I hope that I gave her the same comfort as a neighbor and a friend.
She will be missed dearly, but I am lucky to have so many wonderful memories of her. She will live on inside of me and in the hearts of all who knew and loved her.
God bless you Dorothy ❤
Angie Bower
January 14, 2021
The Stephens Family
Our deepest sympathies to all of you, Enjoyed all the memories from
Coplay Fire Co. RIP Dorothy
Phyllis Ambearle
January 14, 2021
To the Stephen family,
My deepest sympathies in the loss of your wonderful Mother. She was always so good to me growing up. I was lucky to have her for a neighbor for almost 28 years. My thoughts and prayers are with you all at this sad time.
Laurie Vandegrift
January 13, 2021
To the Stephen family; our deepest heartfelt sympathy to you all at this difficult time. May she Rest In Peace and watch over all your family.

Michele & Carl Svhmall
January 13, 2021
To the Stephen family, our deepest sympathy to you all at this difficult time. We had many great memories from Saylor Drive. I think we drove our parents crazy at times. May your mom RIP.
Mary (Smicker) & Mike Dobish
January 12, 2021
I absolutely loved delivering the mail to Dorothy for 30 years. She would ALWAYS come to the door and have a smile on her face. She was a great person.RIP Dorothy.

Bob Kasper
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