Lois R. (Shollenberger) Kantner, 86, Schuylkill Haven, went home to the Lord on Saturday, December 19 at Lehigh Valley- East.
Born on February 14, 1934 in Pottsville, she was a daughter of the late Elmer and Ruth (Feeman) Shollenberger.
Lois was a member of United Presbyterian Church, Pottsville where she was a Deacon, Trustee, and Elder. She was active in the craft class of the Church, the St. Stephen Ministry, Woman’s Association of the Church; and the Kings Daughters. Lois also attended First Presbyterian Church, St. Clair.
She also enjoyed bowling and crocheting. Lois’s pride and joy were her children, grandchildren and great grandchildren. She loved spending time with her family.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by brothers; Thomas and Benjamin Shollenberger and sisters Mildred Artz and Helen Barrett, son in law, Rick Willier.
Lois will be deeply missed by her husband Charles W. “Chuck” Kantner to whom she married on May 17, 1953; daughters Sandra Fitzgerald, wife of Dan, Schuylkill Haven; Brenda Pfeiffenberger , wife of Joe, Pottsville; Kimberly Willier, Pottsville, and her companion, John Barshinger; Melissa Weaver, wife of Rick, Tamaqua; and Kelli Evans, wife of Irvin “Bubba”, Streetsboro, OH. She also leaves behind a legacy of ten grandchildren, fifteen great grandchildren, two sister in laws, Linda Shollenberger, Schuylkill Haven and Dolores Shollenberger, Pottsville and several nieces and nephews.
A private service to honor Lois’s memory will be held at the First Presbyterian Church, St. Clair. Interment will be in Indiantown Gap National Cemetery, Annville.
Arrangements have been entrusted to Schlitzer Allen Pugh Funeral Home, 515 W. Market Street, Pottsville. Please visit schlitzerallenpugh.com to leave a condolence for the Kantner family.
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