Emily I. Rohn, 98, Formerly of Hellertown (Obituary Brought to You by Heintzelman Funeral Home)

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Emily I. Rohn, 98, formerly of Hellertown, died Saturday, Feb. 2, 2019 at Williams Manor, Wind Gap. She was the wife of the late Sterling O. Rohn (died July 7, 1996). She was born in Lower Saucon Township on Oct. 5, 1920 to the late William W. and Helen M. (Bodder) Herman. She worked as a cafeteria worker for the Saucon Valley School District at the former Reinhard Elementary School, Hellertown, for 18 years until retiring in 1984. She was also a waitress at the Hellertown American Legion. Emily was a member of Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church of Pleasant Valley, Coopersburg, and a volunteer at St. Luke’s University Hospital with more than 100 hours of dedication.


Children: Shirley D. (Richard A.) Yonney of Hellertown, Larry W. (Peggy) of Wind Gap, Donald L. of Hellertown; sister: Mildred P. (Kermit R.) Benner of Macungie; 7 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren.


Family and friends are invited to call from 10 to 11 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2019 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 church, 2170 Rt. 212, Coopersburg, PA 18036-9770.

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