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Dena Pugh

Dena N. Pugh, 93, of Luther Crest, formerly of Slatington, passed away Tuesday, September 8, 2020.   She was the wife of the late Donald Pugh, who passed away in 1988.   Born in Slatington, she was the daughter of the late William and Irene (Nissen) Yenser.   Dena, along with her husband, owned & operated the former Kern’s Cleaners in Slatington for more than 30 years.    She was a member of St. John’s Lutheran Church, Slatington.   An avid card player, she enjoyed playing pinochle, volunteering at the Slatington Second Chance Shop and the gift shop at Luther Crest.    Dena was a former member of the Order of the Eastern Star, Slatington Chapter 458.
She is survived by her daughter: Brenda and husband Robert Kemmerer of Reston, VA; Grandsons: Matthew Kemmerer and wife Laura, Jonathan Kemmerer; Great-Grandchildren: Robbie, Sam, CJ, Joey and Kevin Kemmerer.
A private family graveside will be held.  Arrangements are under the direction of Harding Funeral Home, Slatington.   In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made to Lehigh Valley Hospice, 2024 Lehigh Street, Suite 100, Allentown PA 18103

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My deepest condolences to the entire family.  The smile on Dena's face always lit up a room and made me smile.  She was a wonderful person and will be missed.

Ron Pugh Sep 14 2020 12:00 AM

Sincere condolences to Brenda, Robbie, and family.  Dena was the last of Pat's aunts.It was always a pleasure to visit her at Luther Crest and get updates on her family & friends & to see the pictures she shared of her family and other relatives.  May she R.I.P.

Pat & Mel Smith Sep 13 2020 12:00 AM