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Gladys L. Werner

Wednesday, September 11, 2019 by The Press in Obituaries

Bethany Wesleyan Church member

Gladys L. Werner, 96, of Northampton, died Sept. 8, 2019, at her residence. She was the wife of the late Stanley G. Werner.

Born in Bethlehem Township, she was a daughter of the late Elmer and the late Bertha (Fisher) Werkheiser.

She was an assembly line worker for the former Dixie Cup, Easton, for 17 years until she retired. Since 1955, she assisted her husband and son in running the family farm in Lehigh Township.

She was a member of Bethany Wesleyan Church, Cherryville.

She is survived by two sons, Edward B. and his wife Scarlett and Richard L. and his wife Susan, all of Northampton; a daughter, Patricia D. Praetorius of Northampton; a brother, Elmer Werkheiser of Bethlehem; six grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; and a great-great-granddaughter.

She was predeceased by a sister, Mae Werkheiser.

There will be a viewing 9-10 a.m., followed by services 10 a.m., Sept. 12 at the funeral home, 2119 Washington Ave., Northampton, 18067.

Contributions may be made to the church memorial fund, c/o the funeral home.

Arrangements were made by Schisler Funeral Home Inc.