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Jean Hertzog


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Jean Hertzog Obituary
Jean Weik Hertzog, 81, formerly of Bethlehem, PA, passed away on Sat., Jan. 5, 2019. Jean was the wife of the late Merlin F. Hertzog. Born in Shillington on Jan. 29, 1937, she was the daughter of Luther and Martha (Schach) Weik. She was a graduate of Moravian College and Lehigh University and was an active member in the Moravian Church. Jean worked as a nursery school teacher at First Presbyterian and served as a volunteer EMT for Hanover Township. She enjoyed sharing her love of sewing, knitting and crocheting through her many different volunteer activities. She will be remembered for her keen intellect, kindness, and good sense of humor. A loving wife, mother and grandmother, Jean is survived by daughter, Beth A. Hertzog, of Reading; daughter, Joanne L. and her husband, Robert Kern of Slatington; daughter, Carol A. and her husband, James Milot of Bath; daughter, Nancy H. and her husband, Richard Covell Jr. of Wolcott, CT; sister, Anne Cassar of Thorton; 5 of 6 grandchildren (Matthew Rhudy, Stephanie Kern, Gregg Kern, Corey Covell, and Christopher Milot); and 6 great-grandchildren. She is pre-deceased by her husband, Merlin, and grandson, Christopher Rhudy. Services will be held privately at the family's convenience. In lieu of flowers, as Jean's volunteer activities and passions included people of all ages as well as rescue animals, contributions may be made in Jean's memory to the .
Published in Morning Call on Jan. 13, 2019
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