Jean D.  Rendish Jean D. Rendish

Jean D. Rendish, 80, of Allentown died Thursday, March 23, 2017 in Lehigh Valley Hospital, Salisbury Township. She was the widow of Allentown police officer Joseph Rendish. Born in Bethlehem, she was the daughter of the late William and Ruth H. Rex. Jean was a 1954 graduate of William Allen High School. Jean retired in 1987 from Mack Trucks where she was a shop clerk for 13 years. After retiring, Jean was a receptionist for AAA for several years. She was a member of St. Paul’s Evangelical Lutheran Church, Allentown. Jean enjoyed bus trips with friends to Atlantic City and dinner theatres. She was a devoted wife and mother and neighbor participating in her local neighborhood crime watch group.

Survivors: Sons, Mark W Rendish and Robert J. Rendish both of Emmaus; brother, Donald Young of Allentown; sister, Betty Schatz of FL. She was predeceased by siblings, Marjorie Dougherty, Clifford Young, Robert Young, William Young and Richard Young.

Memorial Service 10:00AM Saturday in the J.S. Burkholder Funeral Home, 16th & Hamilton Sts., Allentown. Calling hour 9 to 10:00AM Saturday in the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be made in Jean’s memory to the American Heart Association, Lehigh Valley Division, 968 Postal Road, Suite 110, Allentown, PA 18109.

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