Dorothy J. Charles August 28, 1934 - November 10, 2021

Dorothy J. Charles, 87, of Upper Macungie Twp., passed away Wednesday, November 10, 2021. She and her husband, Carl, celebrated their 57th wedding anniversary. Born in Allentown, she was the daughter of the late Robert S. and Miriam J. (Gackenbach) Mackes and was a 1952 graduate of Allentown High School. She was employed as an executive secretary at Charles L. Bell Company, Amalgamated Clothing Workers Union, Warren W. York Investment Brokers, and Merchants Bank of Allentown. Dorothy enjoyed hosting parties and reading.  Survivors: husband; brothers-in-law, Fred Charles and Jack Werner; nieces, Linda Koder, Karen Wonderly, and Carol Ann, and her children, Nicole and Rick Troxell; beloved pet, Pudding.  Services: 10:30 AM Saturday at STEPHENS FUNERAL HOME, INC. 274 N. Krocks Rd. Allentown. Call 9:30 AM until service time. Interment will be in Grandview Cemetery.  Contributions:in lieu of flowers, to St. Paul’s Antiochian Orthodox Church, North Shore Animal League, Lehigh County Humane Society, or St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.


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