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John S. Kerstetter Sr. John S. Kerstetter Sr.

John S. Kerstetter Sr.

Wednesday, October 9, 2019 by The Press in Obituaries

Emmaus High School graduate

John S. Kerstetter Sr., 64, of Levittown, formerly of Buffalo, N.Y., died Sept. 22, 2019, in the Statesman Health and Rehabilitation Center, Levittown. He was the husband of the late Petera J. (Trapp) Kerstetter, who died in 2015. Born in Allentown, he was the son of Ruth (Reinard) Kerstetter, Allentown and the late Marlin Kerstetter.

He was a 1973 graduate of Emmaus High School.

He worked for Bethlehem Steel for many years, becoming a supervisor and later moved to the Lackawanna plant, retiring in 2013. He was a member of the United Steel Workers Union.

He loved his family and friends and was known to enjoy fly fishing and making his own flies and jigs.

He is survived by sons, John S. Jr. (Kimberly), of Orefield and Kristopher Lang, of Allentown; a daughter, Robin Lang, of Allentown; four grandchildren, Scarlet N. and Audrey L. Lang, Aiden C. and Kallen T.; sister, Susan Shankweiler, of Emmaus; dear friends, Tom and Pat Zaborowski, of Allentown.

Arrangements were made by the Robert S. Nester Funeral Home, New Tripoli.