Sterling C. Christman Sterling C. Christman, 73, of Virginville, passed away unexpectedly on Thursday, December 31, 2020 in Lehigh Valley Hospital, Salisbury Township. He was the longtime companion of Nancy Kehris with whom he resided. Born on the family farm in Greenwich Township, Sterling was a son of the late Carl E. and Evelyn F. (George) Christman and was a 1965 graduate of Kutztown Area High School. Sterling was employed as a truck driver for East Penn Manufacturing Co., Inc., Lyons for 10 years until his retirement. Prior to that, he was employed by the former Stroh Brewing Company, Fogelsville, for 27 years. He also worked on the family farm all his life and took great pride in doing so. Sterling was an avid hunter and loved to be outdoors. He enjoyed spending Saturday mornings at Renninger’s Famers Market in Kutztown with his sons and taking care of his four-leged companion, Sasha. In addition to his companion of over 30 years, Nancy, Sterling is survived by his two sons, Jody A. Christman, fiancé of Tammy Waite, Orwigsburg and Kevin S. Christman, Fleetwood; and his four grandchildren, Sean, Ian, Katlyn and Kiera. In addition to his parents, Sterling was predeceased by his brother, Carl W. Christman in 2015 and an infant sister. A funeral service and burial in Zion Maxatawny Union Cemetery will be held privately by his family. Ludwick Funeral Homes, Inc., Kutztown, PA is in charge of arrangements. Memories and condolences may be shared at www.Ludwickfh.com
Published by Reading Eagle from Jan. 2 to Jan. 3, 2021.