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Alfred R. Berner

Alfred R. Berner, 82, of Whitehall, died Feb. 11, 2014, at home. He was the husband of Patricia E. (Schwartz) Berner for 58 years.

Born in Coplay, he was a son of the late Louis and Theresa (Nickischer) Berner.

He was a U.S. Naval veteran and was in the Korean War.

He worked for Mack Trucks Inc., Allentown, for 29 years.

He was a member of St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, Whitehall, and of its Holy Name Society.

He was a member of UAW Mack Local No. 677, a lifetime member of the West Coplay Maennerchor, and a member of the Northampton Liederkranz.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by two daughters, Pamela and her husband Kimm Galbraith of Spring City and Michelle of Bethlehem; a son, Gregory and his wife Ann Marie of Whitehall; four grandchildren, Jessica, Sara Beth, Douglass, Nicholas; and a great–granddaughter, Elise.

He was predeceased by six brothers; and four sisters.

Contributions may be made to the church or Lehigh Valley Hospice, both c/o the funeral home, 327 Chestnut St., Coplay, 18037.

Arrangements were made by Hauke Funeral Home Inc.