Frances M. Harstine, 83, formerly of Nazareth, died Friday, July 27, 2012, at The Village at Sullivan Trail in Forks Township.
She was the wife of the late George Harstine, who died in Sept. 1990. Born in Fountain Hill, she was the daughter of the late Mr. Moyer and Sadie (Ruth) Moyer.
Frances worked for the former Nazareth Mfg. Co. as a presser for over 40 years before retiring in 1994. She was very active for over 30 years at the Bushkill Valley Motorcycle Club, Easton. She served as past president and former treasurer of the Ladies Auxiliary along with assisting with many activities throughout the years. She was a member of the I.L.G.W.U. local chapter.
She is survived by: two daughters: Sandra L., wife of Thomas Piatt of Nazareth, and Susan, wife of Stephen Waye of Crawfordsville, Indiana; a son: George J. Harstine and his wife Nancy of Stroudsburg; two sisters: Adele, wife of Charles Nattress of Nazareth, and Dolly, wife of Bruce DeLong of Allentown; a brother: Albert Moyer and his wife Helen of Allentown; eight grandchildren; twelve great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by a daughter, Carol Smith.
Arrangements are being handled by Bartholomew-Schisler Funeral Home, Inc., 211 E. Center St., Nazareth, where the family will receive friends from 10 to 11 a.m. on Tuesday, July 31, 2012. Funeral service will be at Bartholomew-Schisler Funeral Home, Inc. at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, July 31, 2012. Dr. Paul Brownback will officiate the services. Interment will follow at Bethlehem Memorial Park.
Contributions may be made to Arcadia Hospice, 7248 Tilghman Street, Suite 160, Allentown, PA 18106 or C/O the funeral home. Online condolences may be offered to the family at www.schislerfuneralhomes.com.
- Obituary courtesy of Bartholomew-Schisler Funeral Home, Inc.