Phyllis E. Shankweiler Phyllis E. Shankweiler

Phyllis E. Shankweiler, 92, formerly of 2420 S. Filbert St. Allentown, passed away May 20, 2017 at Woodland Terrace at the Oaks, Allentown. She was the wife of the late Ernest W. Shankweiler. Phyllis worked as a secretary in the Engineering Department at Mack Trucks, Inc. in Allentown from 1966 until retiring in 1986. Prior to that, she worked at Lynn’s Shoe Store, Allen Laundry and Air Products and Chemicals. Born in E. Mauch Chunk, PA, she was the daughter of the late Fred W. and Laura (Swank) Wolf. Phyllis attended the Nazareth School District and was a graduate of Allen High School, Allentown. She was an active member of Grace United Church of Christ, Allentown. She was a member of the former St. Andrew’s U.C.C. and was a charter member and deacon at Hope Church, Allentown.

Survivors: Sons: Eugene Shankweiler and his wife Sharon of Emmaus and Richard Shankweiler and his wife Gail of Allentown, Brother Donald Wolf of Hamburg, Grandchildren: Jayne Shankweiler, Tim Shankweiler and Heather Shankweiler and Great-Grandchildren: Tyler, Weston and Lincoln.

She was preceded in death by a Granddaughter: Amy Shankweiler and a Great-Granddaughter.

Services Will be private, at the convenience of the family.

Contributions may be made in Phyllis’s memory to Grace U.C.C. 623 Cleveland St. Allentown, PA 18103.

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