Franklin W. Rumfield, 80, of Hellertown (Obituary Brought to You by Heintzelman Funeral Home)

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Franklin W. Rumfield, 80, of Hellertown, died Sunday, April 28, 2019 at St. Luke’s Hospital, Quakertown. He was the husband of Rosemary T. (Geitz) Rumfield. He was born in Hellertown on July 31, 1938 to the late Stewart and Mary (Smith) Rumfield. Franklin served our country faithfully in the U.S. Army during peacetime. He was a truck driver for the Pennsylvania Dept. of Transportation until his retirement. Previously he had also worked as the Sanitation Supervisor for the Borough of Hellertown. He also volunteered at the Dewey Fire Company while working at the borough.


In addition to his wife of 59 years; children: Jacqueline of Jacksonville, Fla., Phillip “Willie” J. and his companion Lisa Cannon of Hellertown; 5 grandchildren; 2 great-grandchildren. He was predeceased by siblings: Kenneth, Laura A. Sherer.


Family and friends are invited to call from 10 to 11 a.m. Friday, May 3, 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 Altona Cemetery, Bethlehem. Online expressions of sympathy can be recorded at


In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the PA Wounded Warriors.

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