Mary Wickkiser Erie Mary Wickkiser Erie

Mary Wickkiser Erie of Allentown, PA died peacefully on July 10, 2016. She was 47 years old. A graduate of Allentown Central Catholic High School, Mary studied Art History at Rosemont College. Mary was accomplished in property management and home building. She was the business and properties manager for the Lehigh County Historical Society, before joining K. Hovnanian as community administrator and assistant community construction manager in Macungie, PA. She received numerous awards for customer service and site safety.

Mary leaves us with her extraordinary son Alexander Jensen Erie. She will be deeply missed by all of her family, including her sister Elisabeth Gehringer, brother-in-law Robert Gehringer, nephews Jack and Charlie Gehringer, nieces Kate Gehringer and Jessica Erie, and mother-in-law Bernadette Erie. Mary is survived by her loving extended family -- including the Erie, Heydt, Ventrice, and Owen families -- as well as her dear friends. In her passing, Mary joins her parents, Carol Wickkiser and Atty. William Wickkiser and father-in-law G. Robert Erie, who predeceased her.

A celebration of Mary’s life will take place at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, July 16, 2016 at Egner Memorial Chapel at Muhlenberg College, 2400 Chew St., Allentown, PA.

Memorial contributions may be made in Mary’s name to the Lehigh County Historical Society, 432 W. Walnut St., Allentown, PA 18102, where Mary worked alongside her mother to preserve Lehigh County history.




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