Harvey J. “Pepper” Kern, 88, formerly of Walnutport, passed away August 6, 2015 at Manor Care, Bethlehem. Born in Walnutport, he was the son of the late Frank A. & Lillian A. (Heiney) Kern. Harvey worked for Fritzinger Bakery, Blue Ridge Knitting Mill, Navatere Egg Farm, Roger’s Auto Parts and Gogles Auto Parts. He was a WWII US Navy Veteran. Pepper participated in the Senior Group at Hope Lutheran Church, Cherryville. An airplane enthusiast, he often spent his afternoons visiting local airports.
Survivors: Sister; Marian Peters of Allentown. Sister-in-law; Shirley Kern of Walnutport. Nieces & Nephews. He was pre-deceased by brothers Calvin and Herbie Kern, and sister Ellen Scheetz.
Services: 11:00 AM Tuesday August 11 2015 at Harding Funeral Home, 25-27 N. Second St., Slatington.
Calling hour from 10-11:00am at the funeral home. Interment to follow at Union Cemetery, Slatington.
Contributions: In lieu of flowers, contributions are suggested to Heartland Hospice, 881 Marcon Blvd, Allentown PA 18109