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Shirley K. Lehr, 86, formerly of Schnecksville, passed away Sunday, November 22, 2020 at Genesis Health Center, Voorhees, NJ. She was the wife of the late Alton G. “Butch” Lehr, Jr., who passed away in 2007. Born in Allentown on September 20, 1934, she was the daughter of the late John Sr. and Catherine (Bechtel) Bold. Shirley retired from Lehigh Career & Technical Institute, working as a buyer for the cafeteria and restaurant. She also owned & operated the Old Post Inn, Slatington along with her late husband Butch. Shirley was a former member of Union Evangelical Lutheran Church, Schnecksville and the Schnecksville Fire Company.
She is survived by daughter: April and husband Gregory Rogers of Medford, NJ; sons: Barry Lehr and wife Jalaine of Slatington, Jay Lehr and wife Carrie of Schnecksville, Christopher Lehr and partner Laura of Ft. White, FL; grandchildren: Dr. Elyse and husband Dr. Gary MacDonald, Marisa Lobach and partner Brent Daniel, Brandon Lehr, Jenna Lehr. She was preceded in death by her brother John “Jack” Bold, Jr.
A funeral service will be held at 11AM on Friday, November 27, 2020 at Harding Funeral Home, 25-27 N. Second Street, Slatington. Family and friends may pay their respects from 10 to 11 AM. Interment to follow service at Neffs Union Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made to Peaceable Kingdom, 1049 MacArthur Rd, Whitehall PA 18052.
Barry and April, my condolences to you as you grieve your mother. I have fond memories of Butch and your Mom watching the Flaming A’s softball games. Keep those memories in your heart.Lynn (Sechler) Cronomiz
Lynn Cronomiz Dec 2 2020 12:00 AM
Shirley was the life of the party and we had so much fun during the years working with her and going to the movies every Tuesday and other outings. Truly a very special lady!.
Kay Paul Nov 24 2020 12:00 AM
You were such a special friend, so funny and entertaining, we all enjoyed our time we had with you and the Angels are so lucky to have you for sure.Until we meet again Love AlwaysKayThank you for all the memories. Your BFF Kay Paul
Thank you for all the memories. Your BFF Kay Paul Nov 30 -0001 12:00 AM
Shirley, memories of a kind, generous, and funny woman. You will be remembered and missed. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.Ron & Diana Zoll
Ron & Diana Zoll Nov 30 -0001 12:00 AM