Carol E. Nielsen June 1, 1928 - January 4, 2019

Carol E. Nielsen, 90, formerly of Emmaus, passed away Friday, January 4, 2019 in Lehigh Center, Lower Macungie, Twp. She was the wife of the late Lester L. Stebbins and James Nielsen. Born in Atlantic City, NJ, she was a daughter of the late Lemuel and Katherine (Conover) Burdsall. Carol was a phone operator for Bell Telephone for many years before retiring. She loved BINGO, crossword puzzles, word search and reading.

Survivors: Daughters: Cathy L. Filler and her husband Kevin of Coopersburg, Elaine C. Dillabough and her husband Edward of Melbourne, FL, Deborah A. Conrad of Emmaus, Patricia S. Fetterhoff and her husband Duffy of Macungie; Son: Kenneth L. Stebbins; Grandchildren: Steve J. Raymond, Michael D. Raymond, David J. Fleetwood, Daniel P. Stebbins, Nicole M. Grow, Tonya M. Derr, Felicia L. Kromer; Great-grandchildren: 13; Step-grandchildren: Andrew Filler, Nick Filler and Tim Filler; Step-great granddaughter: 1; Sister: Marion Koch of Allentown. Carol was predeceased by daughters Jeanne M. Stebbins and Barbara J. Caviness, granddaughter Christina E. Carr and by brothers John T. Burdsall and James A. Burdsall.

Services: 3:00 pm Friday, Friedens Evangelical Lutheran Church, 2451 Saucon Valley Rd, Center Valley, PA 18034. Call 2:00 – 3:00 pm Friday in the church. Arrangements by Stephens Funeral Home, Inc. www.stephensfuneral.com.

Contributions: L.C. Humane Society, 640 Dixon Street, Allentown, PA 18103.


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