Celebrating the life of Donald E. Gackenbach
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Donald was a punch press operator for Stanley Vidmar of Allentown before retiring. He was an active member and Elder at St. Johns U.C.C.- Mickleys. He was an avid bowler and enjoyed Pinochle. He was a member of the senior citizens group of Cetronia Fire Company and a member of the Fearless Fire Company.
Surviving is his son Paul W. Sr. and wife Claire Keeler; brothers Paul A., Jr. and Russell; sisters Dolores Gackenbach Gray and Joyce Fetzer; grandchildren Paul Jr. and his wife Noelle and Lisa (Keeler) Pluchinsky and 4 great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his brother Norman.
Funeral services will be held at 11:00am Wednesday, May 7th 2014 at the Brubaker Funeral Home, Inc. 234 Walnut Street, Catasauqua, 18032. His viewing will be from 10:00 until 11:00am at the funeral home on Wednesday. Memorial contributions may be made in his name payable to St. John United Church of Christ, 2918 MacArthur Road, Whitehall, PA 18052.
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