June Ellen Kinek (Knappenberger), died in her home, Christmas Night 2021. She was 79 yrs. old. She was the wife of Ronald J. Kinek of Whitehall. Along with her Husband, she is survived by her daughter, Lynn June Altrichter, of North Catasauqua, Pa. Formerly of Slatington, June was born in Treichlers Pa. on June 26, 1942. In a long line of Knappenbergers', she was the last surviving child born of Albert F. Knappenberger and Rachel (Hoffman) Knappenberger. A graduate of Northampton High School, she went on to a career of business administration, and worked as an Administrative Assistant and Executive Secretary for Aetna Finance, Mack Trucks Inc. (25 yrs.), Hubler Rentals, and LaFarge Inc.
Her family meant everything to her, and she also leaves behind SO MANY who knew and loved her, space will not permit detail. Nicholas Kinek, his wife Kim, their children,” Nico" and Cole, Jenny (Kinek) Davis and her husband Brian and their children, Emma and Ben, brought much joy to her life! She cherished ALL her niece's and nephew's and relished the role of "Aunt June". She has long been a treasured friend and member of the Altrichter family as well.
She was predeceased by Brothers: Warren, Stanley, Louis & Percy. Also, her sisters: Martha Woodring and Loretta Herrity.
It was said of Ginger Rogers: "She did all that Fred Astaire did, Just Backwards in High Heels....."
Memorial Service will be at 1PM on Saturday, January 8, 2022, at Harding Funeral Home, 25-27 N. Second Street, Slatington. Family and friends may visit from 12 noon to 1PM at the funeral home. Masks are strongly recommended for all who attend.