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Richard D. Breinig

Thursday, November 1, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

of Alburtis

Richard D. Breinig, 79, of Alburtis, died Oct. 28, 2018, in Phoebe Home. He was the husband of Carol L. Derr-Breinig to whom he was married for 58 years in September. Born in Allentown, he was a son of the late Paul and Elda (Dreisbach) Breinig.

Before retiring in 2003, he was a music cataloger for the Library of Congress. Prior he worked in the surveying department for the City of Allentown.

He was a member of the Cathedral Choral Society, Washington, D.C.

He is survived by his wife; sisters, Shirley Baxter and Joan. He was predeceased by sisters, Doris Almeida and Beatrice Almedia.

Memorial contributions may be made to the church, Sea Shephard or Concern for Helping Animals in Israel c/o Schmoyer Funeral Home, P.O. Box 190, Breinigsville, 18031.

Funeral services will be held 10:30 a.m. Nov. 1 at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, 8227 Hamilton Blvd., Breinigsville, 18031. Calling hours will begin 9 a.m. in the church.