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William H. Mehrtens Jr. William H. Mehrtens Jr.

William H. Mehrtens Jr.

Wednesday, January 17, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

of Macungie

William H. Mehrtens Jr., 82, of Macungie, died Jan. 6, 2018, in Phoebe Home, Allentown. He was the husband of Joyce A. (Bermel) Mehrtens. They were married for 54 years. Born in New York City, N.Y., he was the son of the late William H. Mehrtens Sr. and Janet (Galan) Uhrig.

He worked as an accountant for Suffolk County, Long Island, retiring in 2000.

He was a member of Asbury United Methodist Church, Allentown.

He was a member of the Lower Macungie Senior Citizens and served on the board of directors at the Fairways at Brookside.

He is survived by his wife; sons, William C. and his wife Tammy, David E. and his wife Janet and Andrew C. and his wife Susan; daughter, Ruth and her husband Vincent Arezzi; sister, Janet Conte; 13 grandchildren; one great-grandson.

Contributions may be made to the American Diabetes Association, 2451 Crystal Drive, Suite 900, Arlington, Va. 22202.

Services are private at the convenience of the family. Arrangements were made by the Schantz Funeral Home, P.C., Emmaus.