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David F. Derkits

December 27, 1955 April 25, 2021
David F. Derkits
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David F. Derkits, 65, of Whitehall, passed away on April 25, 2021, at Lehigh Valley Hospital Muhlenberg Campus. Born in Allentown, he was the son of the late John L. and Bernadine E. (Haas) Derkits.

David was a graduate of Whitehall High School and worked at LaFarge Cement as a control room operator (PCS) for over 30 years before his recent retirement in 2018.

David loved the outdoors and enjoyed watching both the New York Yankees and the New York Giants. He was a loving father, brother, grandfather and friend. He was an all-around great guy who enjoyed time with friends and relaxing on his deck while drinking a beer. He will be truly missed by all who knew and loved him.

He is survived by sons, Anthony Derkits and wife Rosali of Northampton, and Benjamin Derkits and wife Jamie of Bath; sister, Marianne Sodl and husband James of Whitehall. He is also survived by many grandchildren nieces, and nephews. In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by siblings, John Derkits, Bernadine Kloiber, and Tommy Derkits.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10 AM on Saturday, May 1st, 2021 at St. Peter’s Roman Catholic Church, 4 S. 5th St., Coplay, PA 18037. A viewing will be held from 6-8 PM on Friday, April 31st and from 8:30-9:30 AM on Saturday, May 1st at Brubaker Funeral Home, Inc., 327 Chestnut Street. Coplay, PA 18037.

Contributions may be made in David’s memory to the American Diabetes Association.
Brubaker Funeral Home, Inc. is entrusted with arrangements.




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Visitation

Friday

30

Apr

6:00 PM 4/30/2021 6:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 4/30/2021 8:00:00 PM
Brubaker Funeral Home, Inc. - Coplay

327 Chestnut Street
Coplay, PA 18037

We ask that all in attendance adhere to social distancing protocols and wear a facial covering.

Brubaker Funeral Home, Inc. - Coplay
327 Chestnut Street Coplay 18037 PA
United States

Visitation

Saturday

1

May

8:30 AM 5/1/2021 8:30:00 AM - 9:30 AM 5/1/2021 9:30:00 AM
Brubaker Funeral Home, Inc. - Coplay

327 Chestnut Street
Coplay, PA 18037

We ask that all in attendance adhere to social distancing protocols and wear a facial covering.

Brubaker Funeral Home, Inc. - Coplay
327 Chestnut Street Coplay 18037 PA
United States

Service

Saturday

1

May

10:00 AM 5/1/2021 10:00:00 AM
St. Peter's Roman Catholic Church

4 S. 5th Street
Coplay, PA 18037

We ask that all in attendance adhere to social distancing protocols and wear a facial covering.

St. Peter's Roman Catholic Church
4 S. 5th Street Coplay 18037 PA
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

St. Peter's Catholic Cemetery Final Resting Place

Hokendauqua St. and St, Peters
Whitehall, PA 18052

Hokendauqua St. and St, Peters Whitehall 18052 PA
United States

Memorial Contribution

American Diabetes Association

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