Gar­rett Shoe­maker

News-Herald (Perkasie, PA) - - OBITUARIES -

dar­rett “Alan” Shoe­maker, age 75, died Nov. 24, 2012, af­ter his bat­tle with can­cer.

Alan was born July 10, 1937, in Sellersville, Pa., at drand View Hospi­tal. He lived in his home in dreen Lane for 45 years. He was the son of the late dar­rett H. and Mar­garet Harr Shoe­maker. Alan grad­u­ated from Soud­er­ton High School in 1955 and played trum­pet in the high school band. He grad­u­ated from Drexel Uni- ver­sity with a Bach­e­lor of Sci­ence in elec­tri­cal en­gi­neer­ing in June 1965 and then worked DW fiUPV LQFOUGLQJ Philco Ford and Vishay.

Alan was a long­time ac­tive mem­ber of the Na­tional Ri­flH AVVRFLDWLRQ DQG the Lions Club. He also owned and op­er­ated a suc­cess­ful fiUHDUPV EUVLQHVV LQ dreen Lane, Shoe­maker’s Hill­side dun Shop, and en­joyed the VSRUW RI WDUJHW VKRRWLQJ, fiUHDUP re­pair and safety course in­struc­tion. He loved sports and was an ex­cel­lent skier and ten­nis player. He loved his farm, which he ac­quired in 1967, and lived there for the rest of his life. He en­joyed the out­doors and spent most of his days chop­ping wood and main­tain­ing his beloved home.

HH LV VUUVLVHG EY fiVH FKLO­dren, Diana, Mar­cia, Marc, hara and dreg; his brother, Robert; six grand­chil­dren; neph­ews; cousins; and many friends.

A pri­vate ser­vice at his home will be fol­lowed by in­ter­ment at wion Me­mo­rial dar­d­ens.

doo­d­bye for now, dear fa­ther, brother and friend.

On­line con­do­lences may be made to the fam­ily at www.Wil­liamsBergey­hof­ Ar­range­ments are by the Wil­liams-Bergey­hof­fel Funeral Home Inc. in Franconia Town­ship. BINGA­MAN, Laura Jean, 84, of Quak­er­town, died Thurs­day, Nov. 22, 2012. She was the daugh­ter of the late Ben­jamin hulp and the late Su­san (Shep­herd) hulp. Ar­range­ments by An­der­sDetweiler Funeral Home & Cre­ma­tory, Soud­er­ton. DI­ETZ, Mary E., 92, of Telford, died Wed­nes­day, Nov. 14, 2012. She was the wife of Howard R. Di­etz. Ar­range­ments by Sadler-Suess Funeral Home, Telford. EMERY, Mil­dred Elizabeth (Her­man), 83, of Quak­er­town, died Fri­day, Nov. 23, 2012. She was the wife of the late Jer­rell B. Emery. Ar­range­ments by Bernard Suess Funeral Home, Perkasie.

GAN­TER, Es­ther El­iza-

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