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Melba B. Smoyer

May 7, 1926 June 26, 2017
Melba B. Smoyer
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Melba B. Smoyer, 91, of Towamensing Township passed away on Monday, June 26, 2017. She was the wife of Clarence Smoyer for 70 years. Born in Weissport she was the daughter of the late Leroy and Lillian (Fritz) Whitehead. Melba worked as a sewer for the former Barson and Bishop Factory in Weissport for many years. She was a member of the former St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Weissport. Melba belonged to a roller skating club at Skateaway Roller Rink in Allentown and loved bowling, swimming, square dancing and country dancing. She is survived by her husband, Daughters; Cynthia Buervenich and Patricia Fischer of Allentown, 4 Grandchildren, 6 Great-Grandchildren and Nieces and Nephews. She was predeceased by a Son; Barry Smoyer, Brothers; Paul, Charles, Billy, James and Robert Whitehead and a Sisters; Arlene Campbell. A Funeral Service will be held on Saturday, July 1st at 11AM at Schaeffer Funeral Home 3rd & Alum Streets Lehighton with Reverend Anthony Pagotto officiating, Committal Service to follow at Lehighton Cemetery. Calling Saturday, July 1st from 10-11AM at the funeral home, Schaeffer Funeral Home, Lehighton, is in charge of arrangements and online condolences may be made at

Funeral Service:
Schaeffer Funeral Home
300 Alum Streets Lehighton, PA 18235
Saturday, July 1st at 11AM at Schaeffer Funeral Home for the funeral service of Melba Smoyer, Calling Saturday, July 1st from 10-11AM at the funeral home

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