Jean M. Brinker May 1, 1932 - February 14, 2024

Jean M. Brinker, 91, of Allentown, passed away Wednesday, February 14, 2024, at Arden Courts. She and her late husband, Oliver W., had celebrated their 62nd wedding anniversary. One of 12 children, she was a daughter of the late Isabel (Persianni) and Dominic Coringrato. A faithful member of Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, she enjoyed reading, walking outside and spending time with her children, grandchildren and great grandchildren and loved to cook Italian food. She and Oliver relished their annual trip to Kiwi Island alongside three of her siblings and spouses.

Survivors: son, Thomas and wife, Diane, of S. Whitehall Twp.; daughters, Mary Jo Roma and husband, Edward, of Macungie, Donna Lilly, of GA, Patricia Caulfield and husband, Joseph, of TN; grandchildren, Erica Santo and husband, Christopher, Kacie Sheftel and husband, Andrew, Nicholas Roma M.D. and wife, Morgan, Jacob Roma, Lynn Posner and husband, Brendon, Anthony Caulfield and wife, Sydney, Trisha Byrd and husband, Tyler; nine great grandchildren; many nieces and nephews; several sisters-in-law.

Services: Mass of Christian Burial, 10:30 AM Thursday in St. Thomas More Catholic Church, 1040 Flexer Ave. Call 9:30 AM until Mass. Interment will be in Grandview Cemetery. Arrangements entrusted to STEPHENS FUNERAL HOME, INC.

Contributions: In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to HSI for DFLV (Dementia-Friendly Lehigh Valley), 301 Broadway, Suite 115, Bethlehem, 18015.


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