Ella J <I>Handwerk</I> German

Ella J Handwerk German

Birth
Slatington, Lehigh County, Pennsylvania, USA
Death 14 Dec 1942 (aged 67)
Allentown, Lehigh County, Pennsylvania, USA
Burial Slatington, Lehigh County, Pennsylvania, USA
Memorial ID 154146585 · View Source
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Suffering a stroke as she was descending the cellar stairs in her home yesterday afternoon, Mrs. Ella J., nee Handwerk, German, wife of Tilghman German, 626 N. 16th St., Allentown, fell and died a few minutes later. A neighbor reported that Mrs. German, who was 67 years old, entered the house at 4:30 o'clock, and when Mr. German returned from his place of employment, 20 minutes later, he discovered his wife's body at the foot of the stairs. She was born in Slatington, the daughter of the late Nathan and Maria, nee Harter, Handwerk, and resided in the Slatington district for many years. The past 19 years she had resided in Allentown. She was a member of the Holy Trinity Lutheran and Reformed church, Slatedale. Surviving are her husband, a daughter, Mrs. Charles Reppert, Hamburg; a sister, Mrs. Louisa Blose, Slatedale; and two brothers, Oscar Handwerk, Saegersville; and Howard Handwerk, Germansville R. 1. Funeral services at her late residence on Friday afternoon at 1 o'clock with further services in Holy Trinity Lutheran and Reformed church, Slatedale. Rev. E. S. Kidd will officiate. Interment in Union cemetery, Slatington.
[The Morning Call, Allentown, PA, Tuesday, December 15, 1942, page 25]


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  • Created by: Judy nee Ritter Martens
  • Added: 23 Oct 2015
  • Find A Grave Memorial 154146585
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Ella J Handwerk German (6 Nov 1875–14 Dec 1942), Find A Grave Memorial no. 154146585, citing Union Cemetery, Slatington, Lehigh County, Pennsylvania, USA ; Maintained by Judy nee Ritter Martens (contributor 47110270) .