Carolyn B. Slonaker
Carolyn B. (Sacks) Slonaker, 86, widow of Russell C. Slonaker, of Shippingport, PA and formerly of Allentown, passed away on Saturday, January 19, 2013 at her daughter’s home.
Born in Woxall, she was a daughter of the late J. Wright and Carrie (Young) Sacks.
She worked for about 25 years before retiring in 1988 from Lighting Fixture and Supply Co. in Allentown.
She was a longtime member of Christ Lutheran Church, Niantic. She also was a member of the Whitehall and Lehigh County senior citizens centers where she enjoyed running trips for them and traveling.
She will be sadly missed by her daughter, Patricia C. Lampe, and husband, Paul, of Shippingport; three sisters, Evelyn Paul of Lewisburg and Marion Horner and Nancy Sacks, both of Whitehall; three grandchildren, Sherri Tellish and husband, Robert, of Hookstown, Vicki Gielata and husband, Kevin, of Raccoon Township and Jeffrey Lampe and wife, Rebecca, of Industry, and six great-grandchildren, Caleb, Jared, Micah and Charity Tellish and Isaac and Lucas Gielata. Along with her husband and parents, she is predeceased by a daughter, Sharon L. Slonaker, a brother, Wright L. Sacks, and a sister, Kathryn Kibblehouse.
A funeral service was held at 11 a.m. Friday at Christ Lutheran Church, 222 Niantic Road, Barto 19504 with the Rev. Matthew Ollikainen officiating. Burial followed in the church cemetery. Family and friends were invited to a viewing from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday evening at the Mann-Slonaker Funeral Home, 222 Washington Street, East Greenville and also from 10 to 11 a.m. Friday at church. Offer words of comfort to the family at www.mannslonakerfuneralhome.com.
Memorial contributions may be made in her memory to the church.