Asher C. Abel Jr.
Asher C. Abel Jr, 80, of Pennsburg, passed away April 2, 2013. He was the husband of Evelyn (Rau) Moser Abel, and the late Valentina (Palencar) Abel.
Born in Allentown, he was a son of the late Asher and Belva (Steckel) Abel.
He served his country honorably in the Army during the Korean War. Asher was a pattern designer for B&K Upholstery, Boyertown for over 15 years before retiring. Prior to that, he was employed at Knoll International, East Greenville. He was a member of Pennsburg United Church of Christ, and the American Legion, Palm. Asher enjoyed collecting coins and antique kerosene lamps. He played the violin.
Surviving, with his wife, is a daughter, Melissa Hoffert, of Stowe; step-children: Bruce Marks, and his wife, Bonnie, of Barto; Kim Marks, and his wife, Gwen , of Shelby, North Carolina; Paul Moser, and his wife Charlotte, of Zionsville; Robert Moser of Coopersburg; John Moser, of California; Evelyn, wife of Kenneth Press, of Macungie; Arlene, wife of Kenneth Holmes, of Texas; Emily, wife of Brian Barger, of Zionsville and Lois Moser, of Indiana; a sister, Joyce Armbuster, of Northampton; 16 step-grandchildren; and 15 step-great-grandchildren. He was predeceased by a step-grandchild, Matthew Marks.
Services were at 11 a.m. on Saturday at Pennsburg UCC, 775 Main Street, Pennsburg. A viewing was from 9 to 11 a.m. on Saturday at the church. Interment followed at Limerick Garden of Memories. The Falk Funeral Homes & Crematory, Pennsburg, was in charge of arrangements.
Contributions may be made in his memory to the church or Disabled In Action of Pennsylvania, 714 Market St., Ste 322, Philadelphia PA 19106.
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