Gene L. Waterman, 77, of Coopersburg, died Sunday, Oct. 7, 2018 at VNA Hospice House of St. Luke’s, Lower Saucon Township. She was the wife of the late Arthur J. Waterman, who died in 1993. She was born in Bethlehem on March 22, 1941 to the late Russell S. and Helen E. (Lehr) Sterner. Gene was a member of the Hellertown-Lower Saucon High School Class of 1959 and the former Christ Lutheran Church of Lower Saucon. She worked as a school bus driver.
Children: Wayne E. (Carole G.) Waterman of Pennsburg, Lisa K. Ballou of Bethlehem; siblings: Charles Sterner of Dover, Del., Twilla Frey of Bethlehem, Donna Horvath (Rich) of Hellertown; grandchildren: Rachel, Russell. She was predeceased by son: Bruce B.; siblings: Joan Rodgers, Betty Ringhoffer, Glovene Meixell, Russell S. Sterner Jr.
Family and friends are invited to call from 10 to 11 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 11, 2018 at the Heintzelman Funeral Home Inc., 326 Main St., Hellertown. The calling hour will be followed by the service at 11 a.m. The interment will conclude services at Union Cemetery of Hellertown. Online expressions of sympathy can be recorded at www.heintzelmancares.com.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association, 617 Main St., Hellertown, PA 18055.