Brenda L. Schrantz, 68, of Hellertown, died Wednesday, May 8, 2019 at her residence. She was the wife of Russel L. Schrantz. She was born in Sunbury on June 17, 1950 to the late David W. and Dorothy (Reese) Slear. Brenda worked as a seamstress at the former Gross’s Silk Mill, Selinsgrove, for 15 years, and later for Boscov’s for 20 years until retiring last year. She was a member of New Jerusalem Evangelical Lutheran Church, Lower Saucon Township.
In addition to her husband of 17 years married and 27 years together; children: David W. Snyder of Mount Pleasant Mills, Pamela S. (James C.) Pasquariello of Catasauqua; stepchildren: Russel J., Christopher M. (Melissa) all of Hellertown; grandchildren: Shane, Stephanie, Jamie, Michael, Alexis, Brianna; great-grandchildren: Ryder, Aston, Dominic, Angelo, Jax; one niece; two great-nieces; and two great-great-nieces. She was predeceased by son: James E. Snyder; siblings: Carl Slear and Betty Schrader.
Family and friends are invited to call from 1 to 2 p.m. Monday, May 13, 2019 at the Heintzelman Funeral Home Inc., 326 Main St., Hellertown. The calling hour will be followed by the service at 2 p.m. Online expressions of sympathy can be recorded at www.heintzelmancares.com.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to her church and/or the American Cancer Society.