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E. Carlton Wetherhold E. Carlton Wetherhold

E. Carlton Wetherhold

Tuesday, July 3, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

St. John’s Lutheran Church member

E. Carlton Wetherhold, 91, died June 26, 2018, at Pennsburg Manor. He was the husband of the late Helen (Ganey) Wetherhold and the faithful companion of Shirley Bowers for the last 19 years. Born in Allentown, he was the son of the late Earl and Elsie (Klipple) Wetherhold.

He was the chief estimator at Lehigh Structural Steel for 39 years before retiring. He was an avid golfer, master chess player and a former coach of Little League Baseball. He was a member of St. John’s Lutheran Church, Emmaus.

In addition to his companion, he is survived by sons, Eric A. and his wife, Kathy and Dean J. and his wife, Jane; granddaughter, Amanda; brothers, Harry, Dale, Bruce and Wallace; nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his siblings, Douglas, Laird and Sara Ellen, and Doris Grina.

In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made to the American Diabetes Association, P.O. Box 15829, Arlington, Va., 22215.

Arrangements were made by Bachman, Kulik & Reinsmith Funeral Home, Emmaus.