Frederick H. Bernecker, Jr. Frederick H. Bernecker, Jr.

Frederick H. Bernecker, Jr. 83, of Macungie, passed away October 6, 2017 peacefully at home surrounded by his loving family. He was the loving husband of Betty Frances (Joyner) Bernecker. They were married for (61 yrs, 8 mos). Frederick was a roofer with Roofers Local # 30, for 45 years until retiring. Born in Allentown, he was the son of the late Frederick H. “Fritz” Bernecker, Sr. and the late Theresa “Tess” (Mirth) Bernecker. He was an Air Force Veteran of the Korean War. He was a member and past commander of the Howard L. Peter American Legion Post #576, Allentown.

Survivors: Wife, Son: William H. Bernecker and his wife Jody of Northampton, Daughters: Tami T. Molder of Macungie and Sally Ann wife of Richard Hanzlik of Whitehall, Brother: Richard A. Bernecker of Allentown and Niece, Michele Bernecker-Moyer, Grandchildren: Frederick, Elissa, Katie (Carl), Allison (Benjamin), Nicholas, Neil and Sarah, and Great-Grandchildren: Jordyn, Eva-Jewel, Virgil, Carmella, Ezekiel and Ebonee.

A graveside service with full military honors will be held on Thursday, October 12, 2017, 11:00 am at the Highland Memorial Park Cemetery, 1441 Roth Ave., Allentown.

The family requests that expressions of sympathy take the form of contributions in Fred's memory to Lehigh Valley Hospice, 2024 Lehigh Street, Allentown, PA 18103.

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