Whitehall-Coplay Press

Monday, May 27, 2019

Jeanette L. Shoemaker

Wednesday, March 13, 2019 by The Press in Obituaries

Zion Stone UCC member

Jeanette L. Shoemaker, 81, formerly of Allen Township, died March 8, 2019, at Gracedale Nursing Home, Nazareth.

Born in Northampton, she was a daughter of the late Earl W. and Loretta (Fogel) Praetorius.

She was a 1955 graduate of the former Coplay High School.

She was a secretary for the former McGowan Law Office, Allentown, for many years before retiring in 1995. She was earlier a secretary for Bethlehem Steel Company.

She was a member of Zion Stone United Church of Christ, Kreidersville.

She is survived by a daughter, Stephanie and her husband James Shiner of Philadelphia; two sisters, Marianne D. and her husband Earl W. Brunner of Treichlers and Phyetta and her husband Edward Pflugler of Nazareth; a sister-in-law, Patricia Praetorius; two grandchildren, Cassandra and Trevor; nieces; and nephews.

She was predeceased by a brother, William E. Praetorius; and a sister, Delores Derhammer.

Arrangements were made by Schisler Funeral Home Inc., Northampton.