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Dolores J. 'Phif' Kunkle

October 6, 1930 July 5, 2017
Dolores J. 'Phif' Kunkle
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Obituary for Dolores J. 'Phif' Kunkle

Dolores J. “Phif” Kunkle, 86, of Lehighton passed away on Wednesday, July 5, 2017 at Mahoning Valley Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. Born in Lehighton she was the daughter of the late Robert and Ruth (Langkamer) Phifer. She was a 1948 graduate of Lehighton Area High School. Dolores worked as a Radiologist and was head of the Radiology department at Gnaden Huetten Memorial Hospital in Lehighton for 40 years, retiring in 1991. She was a member of Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church in Lehighton. She is survived by her Nephews; Mitch Phifer of Allentown and Jeff Phifer of Chesapeake, VA and Great-Nieces & Nephews; Matthew, Tyler, Ashely, Allyssa and Jeffrey. She was preceded in death by a son, Ronald Kunkle, a Brother, Richard Phifer and her Companion James Kunkle. Private family services will be held at the convenience of the family. Schaeffer Funeral Home, Lehighton, is in charge of arrangements and online condolences may be made at

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