Celebrating the life of Eric Steven Sonne
Be the first to share your favorite memory, photo or story of Eric. This memorial page is dedicated for family, friends and future generations to celebrate the life of their loved one.
We ask on behalf of the family that you keep your comments uplifting and appropriate to help all who come here to find comfort and healing.
Eric was a manager at Service Tire Truck Center in Bethlehem for many years before retiring. Before that he worked at Lehigh Tire and also taught middle school. He was a proud graduate of Penn State University where he earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Zoology and a teaching certification.
He and Frances were avid Penn State football fans and rarely missed a home game, making good use of their season tickets. He also enjoyed traveling, including many bowl games, and loved nature and animals.
Along with his wife, Frances, he is survived by his sisters, Lis Sonne Hoveland and her husband James, Jane Sonne, Patricia Sonne, nephews Jonathan and Ian and niece, Erica, and great nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by a sister, Karen, and a nephew, Christian. He is also survived by his family of cats, Littlest Girl, Mama, Wild Man, Pippi, Tiny Tim and Number 3. He was preceded in death by a sister and a nephew.
Services will be private due to the Covid restrictions. Memorial contributions may be made to the family via the funeral home.
Brubaker Funeral Home, Inc. of Catasauqua is handling the arrangements.
To plant a tree in memory of Eric Steven Sonne, visit the Tribute Store.