New Tripoli, PA 18066-4623
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L. Duane Soper Obituary
L. Duane Soper, 69, passed away at his residence in Kempton, on Sept. 18, 2014.
He was predeceased by his wife Patricia L. (Dwiggins) Soper in 2010.
He was born in Leraysville, Pa. a son of the late Herbert and Ethel (Dull) Soper.
He was the N.E. service representative and service manual writer for the former Sperry New Holland Co. for 36 years retiring in 2002. He later worked for the former Charles S. Snyder, Inc., Tamaqua Pa. for five years.
He served his country faithfully and honorably in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War.
He was a member of Salem United Methodist Church, Shoemakersville, Pa. and a member of the Lynnport Fire Co.
Survivors include a son Russell D."Rusty" Soper and his wife Christina, of Kempton; a daughter Rebecca S. Prevosnik of Kutztown; two brothers, Joseph Soper, New York and Robert Soper, Rome, Pa. and four loving grandchildren, Jacob and Justin Soper and Nolan and Mary Prevosnik.
His Funeral Service will be held on Monday, Sept. 22, 2014 at 11 a.m. in the Nester Funeral Home, 8405 Kings Highway, New Tripoli, Pa. 18066. Calling hours Sunday, 6-8 PM. Rev. David W. Bliltch officiating. Interment with military honors in Berks County Memorial Gardens, R#2 Fleetwood, Pa. In lieu of flowers contribution are requested to the National Multiple Sclerosis Society, 2040 Lingelstown Rd., Suite 104, Harrisburg, Pa. 17110. Online condolences may be recorded at www.nesterfunerlhome.com.
Published in www.pottsmerc.com on Sept. 23, 2014
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