Brubaker Funeral Home, Inc.
Leroy R. Fahringer
(October 15, 1925 - January 30, 2012)
LeRoy R. Fahringer, 86, of Allentown, died at his home Monday January 30th, 2012 surrounded by his family. He was the husband of Emma T. (Abbott) Fahringer of Allentown and celebrated 57 years of marriage together in July of 2011. Born in Stiles, he was a son of the late Leroy W. and Theresa (Fox) Fahringer.
LeRoy was a Whitehall High School graduate and was an accomplished athlete, playing football, basketball and baseball as a Zephyr. He was a WWII veteran serving in the Navy in the Pacific Theater and a member of the American Legion. LeRoy retired from Mack Trucks in 1986 as a facilities manager. Prior to that he worked for 25 years for various construction companies around the Lehigh Valley. LeRoy was a member of Christ U.C.C. of Schoenersville. He was a past president of the Catasauqua Club as well as the American Society of Highway Engineers.
Surviving along with his wife Emma are his daughter Joanne and husband James Pavlacka; sons Lee J. and wife Beth and Robert W. and wife Kathy; 5 granddaughters; 3 great grandsons; many nieces and nephews; sister Dorothy Fischl; brother Richard and wife Susan. Leroy was preceded in death by a son John; a sister Helen Koser and brothers Donald and Franklin.
Memorial services will be held at 11am Friday, February 3rd, 2012 at Christ U.C.C. of Schoenersville, 5050 Airport Road, Allentown, 18109. Call from 6-8:30pm Thursday February 2nd at the Brubaker Funeral Home, Inc. 234 Walnut St. Catasauqua, 18032 and 10-11am Friday at the church. Memorial contributions may be made in his name payable to and in care of the church.