Joan E. Diefenderfer

Joan E. Diefenderfer, 90, formerly of Cedar Village, Allentown died Tuesday, May 24, 2016 in Westminster Village. Born in Weissport, she was the daughter of the late Donald V. and Irene A. (Kresge) Shea. A graduate of Lehighton High School, Joan was a sales associate for the former Hess’s and BonTon at 9th & Hamilton for 23 years before retiring in 1996.

Survivors: Children, Christopher D. Diefenderfer and his wife Donna, Michele wife of Jeffrey Hewitt, Jeffrey Diefenderfer and his wife Tracy, Joel E. Diefenderfer and his wife Deborah, Tami S. wife of Gregory Schuck, Michael D. Diefenderfer and his wife Lisa; siblings, Olive Nonweiler, Mary Ellen Orach, Ronald Shea and his wife Shirley; numerous grandchildren and great grandchildren.

Funeral Service 10:00AM Wednesday in the J. S. Burkholder Funeral Home, 16th & Hamilton Sts., Allentown. Call 9 to 10:00AM Wednesday in the funeral home. Interment is private, immediate family only.

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