Bruce Cortlain Reimer Bruce Cortlain Reimer

Bruce Cortlain Reimer, 83, formerly of Macungie died Thursday, November 10, 2016 in the Phoebe Home, Allentown. He and his wife, Gail V. (Schalter) Reimer were married for 34 years on September 4, 2016. Born in Nazareth, he was the son of the late Elvin and Frances (Roth) Reimer. A 1950 graduate of Nazareth High School, he received his Bachelor’s degree in Economics and Business Administration from Moravian College in 1954 and his MBA degree from Penn State University in 1956. Bruce was a CPA with Deloitte & Touche in Philadelphia and Allentown for 22 years and a partner-director with Buckno Lisicky & Company, CPAs for 17 years before retiring in 1997. He was a member of the Pennsylvania and American Institutes of CPAs and of the Institute of Management Accountants having served as President of their Lehigh Valley chapters. He was an Army Veteran of the Korean War. He was a member, former treasurer and Council member at Christ Lutheran Church, Allentown. A 32nd Degree Mason, he was a member of Jordan-Martin Lodge #673, Lehigh Consistory Valley of Allentown and Rajah Temple, Reading. As a member of the Kiwanis Club of Allentown, Bruce had served on the Board of Directors and as treasurer of the Kiwanis Foundation of Allentown.

Survivors: Wife, Gail; children, Michael husband of Megan of Collegeville, Diane of Philadelphia, Linda wife of Robert Wentling of Center Valley; stepchildren, Tanishia wife of Larry Weinsheimer of MT, Donna wife of Ronald Christman of Allentown, Susan wife of Donald Maurer of Allentown; sister, Judith wife of Richard Hunt of Bethlehem; sister-in-law, Karen Reimer of Nazareth; grandchildren, Kelsie, Carly, Joshua, Alexander, Judson, Colin, Jordan, Kyle, Zachary, Joshua, Nicholas and Sadie. He was predeceased by his brother, David Reimer.

Funeral Service: 10:30AM Tuesday in the J.S. Burkholder Funeral Home, 16th & Hamilton Sts., Allentown. Call 9:30 to 10:30AM Tuesday in the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers contributions may be made in Bruce’s memory to Christ Lutheran Church, 1245 Hamilton St., Allentown, PA 18102.

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