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 Eleanor <I>Gmoser</I> Verholy

Eleanor Gmoser Verholy

Birth
Allentown, Lehigh County, Pennsylvania, USA
Death 25 Feb 2013 (aged 79)
Allentown, Lehigh County, Pennsylvania, USA
Burial Whitehall, Lehigh County, Pennsylvania, USA
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Memorial ID 175488116 · View Source
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Eleanor C. Verholy, 80, of Allentown, passed away on Tuesday, February 25, 2013 in the inpatient unit of Lehigh Valley Hospice in Allentown. Eleanor was the wife of John P. Verholy and they celebrated their 59th anniversary this past November. Born in Allentown, she was a daughter of the late Julius and Anna (Decker) Gmoser. Eleanor was a seamstress for many years for various garment factories in the Lehigh Valley, most notably at the former Queen City Manufacturers. She was a member of Our Lady Help of Christians Catholic Church in Allentown.

Survivors: Surviving with her husband John is her daughter, Denise A., wife of John Shoemaker of Catasauqua; her sister-in-law and best friend, Anita Verholy of Allentown; and her brother-in-law, Jim Verholy and his wife Gladys of Allentown. Eleanor has two grandsons, John Shoemaker and his wife Frances, and Timothy Shoemaker. Great-grandchildren, Jacoby and Piper Rose; and her step great-grandson, Corbin. Eleanor was predeceased by her sister, Elsie Shankweiler.

Services: A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Saturday, March 1, 2014 at 11 a.m. in Our Lady Help of Christians. Calling hours will be on Saturday from 9 to 10:40 a.m. in the ODonnell Funeral Home, 908 Hanover Ave., Allentown.

Contributions: In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in Eleanors name to the Lehigh Valley Hospice, 2166 S. 12th St., Allentown, PA 18103.

Published in Morning Call on Feb. 27, 2014


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  • Created by: Joe Chando
  • Added: 18 Jan 2017
  • Find A Grave Memorial 175488116
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Eleanor Gmoser Verholy (10 Sep 1933–25 Feb 2013), Find A Grave Memorial no. 175488116, citing Sacred Heart of Jesus Catholic Cemetery, Whitehall, Lehigh County, Pennsylvania, USA ; Maintained by Joe Chando (contributor 47476296) .