Barbara J. Edwards March 29, 1935 - July 21, 2018
Barbara J. Edwards, 83, of Allentown, passed away Saturday, July 21, 2018 in St. Luke’s Hospital, Fountain Hill. She was the wife of the late Clyde A. Edwards. Born in Philadelphia, she was a daughter of the late Caroline Scheller. Barbara was a graduate of Allentown H.S. She worked as a clerk typist for the State Board of Probation and Parole for 28 years before retiring in 1999. Mrs. Edwards was a member of St. John’s Lutheran Church, Allentown and an active member of the former St. Peter’s Lutheran Church. Barbara was a volunteer at Sacred Heart Hospital, Meals-On-Wheels and Operation Sunshine.
Survivors: Daughter: Carolyn R. Edwards of Philadelphia; Son: Randall D. Edwards of Northampton; Sister-in-law: Eleanor L. Scheller of Allentown; Daughters-in-law: Susan Hineline of Allentown, Michelle Ely of Whitehall; Grandchildren: Jeffery, Cory and Jenna Edwards, Shannon Schlicher; Great-grandchildren: 6. Barbara was predeceased by a son Jeffery A. Edwards and by 2 brothers and 5 sisters.
Services: 10 am Saturday, St. John’s Lutheran Church, 37 S. 5th St., Allentown 18101. Call 6:30 – 8:30 pm Friday in Stephens Funeral Home, Inc., 274 N. Krocks Rd., Allentown and 9 – 10 am Saturday in the church. www.stephensfuneral.com
Contributions: to the church or Meals-On-Wheels, 4234 Dorney Park Rd., Allentown 18104.
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