Shirley E. (Getter) Behler-Haynes, of Bethlehem Twp. (Obituary Brought to You by Heintzelman Funeral Home)

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Shirley E. (Getter) Behler-Haynes, of Bethlehem Township died Thursday, March 7, 2019 at Lehigh Valley Hospital, Muhlenberg. She was the wife of James Haynes and the late Robert J. Behler, who died in 1996. She was born in Allentown on June 1, 1937 to Walter and Edna (Getter) Zimmerman. She worked for Lehigh Valley Refractory, Whitehall, in office work for many years until retiring, and also Crowder Inc., Allentown. Shirley was a member of Holy Cross Evangelical Lutheran Church, Bethlehem.


In addition to her husband; children: Kerry R. of Drums and Karen S. wife of David A. Christman of Palmerton; grandchildren: Shane and Brandy; great-grandson: Terrell; grand-dog Otis.


Family and friends are invited to call from 10 to 11 a.m. Tuesday, March 12, 2019 at her church, 2700 Jacksonville Road, Bethlehem, PA 18017. The calling hour will be followed by the service at 11 a.m. The interment will conclude services at Cedar Hill Memorial Park. Online expressions of sympathy can be recorded at


In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the church.

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