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Patrick J. Karner

Patrick J. Karner, 55, of Coplay, died Sept. 5, 2021, at Lehigh Valley Hospital-Muhlenberg. He was the husband of Robin Eckert for 25 years.

Born in Allentown, he was a son of Barbara A. (Bodisch) and the late Ludwig Karner.

He was a 1984 graduate of Whitehall High School.

He was a parts counterman at Rothrock Motors for 35 years. Before that, he worked at the former H. Leh & Company, Allentown.

In addition to his wife and mother, he is survived by a son, Tommy Schwenk of California; a brother, Brian L. Karner of Coplay; a mother-in-law, Beverly Eckert; a sister-in-law, Kelly and her husband John; and many nieces and nephews.

He was predeceased by maternal grandparents, Helen and Edward Bodisch; paternal grandparents, Ludwig and Mary Karner; and a father-in-law, Russell Eckert.

Contributions may be made to Peaceable Kingdom, 1049 MacArthur Road, Whitehall, 18052.

Arrangements were made by Brubaker Funeral Home Inc., Coplay.