East Penn Press

Monday, May 21, 2018

Dawn L. Sonntag

Wednesday, December 27, 2017 by The Press in Obituaries

of Salisbury Township

Dawn L. Sonntag, 78, of Salisbury Township, died Dec. 20, 2017, at home. She was the wife of Leonard A. Sonntag. They were married for 58 years. Born in Easton, she was the daughter of the late Richard DeReamer and the late Lois (Major) DeReamer Dodd.

She was a member of First Presbyterian Church of Allentown.

She worked as a telephone operator and in the retail industry.

She was a member of several garden clubs and was involved with therapy dogs.

She is survived by her husband; sons, Todd L. and his wife Kelli and Drew P. and his husband David; daughter, Denise D. and her husband George Magditch; sister, Beverly Williams; brother, Russ Dodd and his wife Debra; niece, Kate Dodd; grandchildren, Gavin and Brett Sonntag and McKenna, Alex and Georgia Magditch.

Memorial contributions may be made in her name to Lehigh Valley HomeCare and Hospice, First Presbyterian Church of Allentown or the Alzheimer’s Association.

A funeral service will be held 10 a.m. Dec. 27 at the First Presbyterian Church, 3231 W. Tilghman St., Allentown. Calling hours will be 7 to 8:30 p.m. Dec. 26 in the J.S. Burkholder Funeral Home, 16th and Hamilton streets., Allentown and 9 to 10 a.m. Dec. 27 at the church.