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Obituary for Gerald L. Fehnel
Gerald L. “Jerry” Fehnel, 74, a lifelong resident of Catasauqua passed away peacefully Sunday, May 3, 2009 in North Kingstown, R.I. surrounded by his loving children Paula L. of Germansville, David M. of Plainfield, Ct. and Steven C. and wife Bernice M. of North Kingstown, R.I. Jerry was a strong man and a source of inspiration for his family and will be missed immensely. He was the husband of the late Ruth A (Kulp) Fehnel; Born in Schoenersville he was the son of the late Henry and Minnie (Baddorf) Fehnel. He was predeceased by brother Henry Jr. Jerry was a Veteran of the US Army and worked most of his life at the Lehigh Structural Steel and Air Products and Chemicals of Trexlertown as a Design Draftsman. He was an avid golfer, Ham Radio operator and enjoyed square dancing, and was also a lifetime member of the Fullerton Fire Co. Jerry was a lifelong member of St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Catasauqua. He is survived by his children and sister Dorthea (Monson) of Hemut, Ca. Funeral Services will be held at 11 AM Friday May 8th, 2009 at the Brubaker Funeral Home, Inc., 234 Walnut St. Catasauqua, PA 18032. Call from 10-11AM in the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in his name in care of the funeral home.