Esther S. Hentz Esther S. Hentz

Esther (Solar) Hentz, 83, of Whitehall, passed away February 2, 2017 in Moravian Village, Bethlehem. She was the wife of the late Lyle J. Hentz. She married Lyle on January 21, 1956 and lovingly raised their three children. Born in Allentown, she was the daughter of the late Leo and Stella (Mahr) Solar. Esther worked as a secretary at Western Electric from 1951 to 1956. She was a 1951 graduate of Central Catholic High School and Allentown Business School. After graduating from Allentown Business School, she was a highly successful realtor for Patt White, Century 21, and Remax 100. Esther was a beloved wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. She will be dearly missed by her family and friends.

Survivors: Sons: Gary M. Hentz of Whiethall, David S. Hentz and his wife Debbie of Vancouver, WA and Mark S. Hentz of Collegeville, PA, Brother: Leo Solar of West Palm Beach, FL, Grandchildren: Michael G. Hentz and his wife Kristy of Whitehall, Mary E. Hentz of Whitehall and Matthew J. Hentz of Catasauqua, Great-Grandson: Jackson F. Hentz and Numerous Nieces and Nephews. She was preceded in death by a Brother: Edward Solar and a Sister: Doris Chuss.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Wednesday, at 11 A.M. in St. Elizabeth of Hungary Catholic Church 618 Fullerton Ave. Whitehall. Calling hours will be held on Tuesday from 7 P.M. to 8:30 P.M. and Wednesday from 9:15 A.M. to 10:15 A.M. in the J. S. Burkholder Funeral Home 16th and Hamilton Sts. Allentown.

Interment: Holy Saviour Cemetery, Bethlehem.

In lieu of flowers contributions may be made in Esther’s memory to the Good Shepherd Home Raker Center 601 St. John St. Allentown, PA 18103

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