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Bernard C. Schwindenhammer

May 10, 1938 September 18, 2017
Bernard C. Schwindenhammer
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Obituary for Bernard C. Schwindenhammer

Bernard C. Schwindenhammer, 79 years, of Allentown, passed away peacefully on Monday September 18th, 2017 at Lehigh Valley Hospice after a brief illness. He and his wife Bonita (Schadt) “Schwindy” celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary in January of this year. Born in Catasauqua, he was a son of the late Francis and Hermina (Nicklas) Schwindenhammer.

Bernard was a member of Immaculate Conception Church in Allentown and grew up attending St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Catasauqua. After 35 years he retired from General Electric and then worked for Lehigh County Chore Service. He was an Army Veteran and a 1956 graduate of Central Catholic High School.

He enjoyed sitting in his man cave watching all his favorite Philly sports teams. He especially enjoyed spending time with his family and friends.

Surviving along with his wife are his sons, Thomas J. and his wife Kathleen of Northampton, and Timothy D. and his wife Maria of Macungie; grandchildren Shane & Drew. He was
preceded in death by his sisters Frances Mai, Dorothy Arthur and Marcella Motsko.

Funeral services will be held at 11am Thursday, September 21st, 2017 at St. Mary’s Catholic Church, 120 W. Union, Catasauqua, PA 18032. His viewing will be from 9:30-11am Thursday at the church. Interment to follow at St. Mary’s Cemetery in Catasauqua. Memorial contributions can be made to Lehigh Valley Hospital Hospice 17th and Chew Sts. Allentown, PA 18104

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Visitation

Thursday

21

Sep

9:30 AM 9/21/2017 9:30:00 AM - 11:00 AM 9/21/2017 11:00:00 AM
St Mary's Church of the Annunciation of the Blessed Virgin Mary

122 Union Street
Catasauqua, PA 18032

St Mary's Church of the Annunciation of the Blessed Virgin Mary
122 Union Street Catasauqua 18032 PA
United States

Service

Thursday

21

Sep

11:00 AM 9/21/2017 11:00:00 AM
St Mary's Church of the Annunciation of the Blessed Virgin Mary

122 Union Street
Catasauqua, PA 18032

St Mary's Church of the Annunciation of the Blessed Virgin Mary
122 Union Street Catasauqua 18032 PA
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

St. Mary's Cemetery Final Resting Place

Circle Drive & Poplar Street
Catasauqua, PA 18032

Circle Drive & Poplar Street Catasauqua 18032 PA
United States

Memorial Contribution

LVHN Hospice

2024 Lehigh Street
Allentown, PA 18103
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