Florence Detweiler Smullin, 98, Formerly of Bethlehem (Obituary Brought to You by Heintzelman Funeral Home)

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Florence Detweiler Smullin, 98, formerly of Bethlehem, died Thursday, Sept. 5, 2019 at the Lutheran Home of Topton.Smullin She was the wife of the late Robert Thomas Smullin, who died Nov. 11, 2004. She was born in Hilltown Township on May 31, 1921 to the late Wilson L. and Florence K. (Detweiler) Frey. She was a homemaker the majority of her life, and a seamstress in her earlier years. Florence attended St. John’s United Church of Christ, Emmaus, and Senior’s Swimming Program at the YMCA and Lehigh University, Bethlehem.


Children: Gary T. (Suzanne) Smullin of Emmaus, Elaine C. (Marvin Jr.) Kistler of Kutztown; grandchildren: Scott T.(Amy) Smullin, Steven E. (Christa) Smullin, Stacey A. (Tadeusz) Komosinski, Anthony J. (Candy) Kistler; great-grandchildren: Ruben A. Soto, Madeline J. Bigert, Anna R. Bigert, Amalie G. Smullin, Jack T. Smullin, Finley G. Smullin. She was predeceased by siblings: James, Harold, Albert Frey and Esther Brown.


Family and friends are invited to call from 10 to 11 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 10, 2019 at St. John’s UCC, 139 N. 4th St., Emmaus. The calling hour will be followed by the service at 11 a.m. The interment will conclude services at Grandview Cemetery, Allentown. Online expressions of sympathy can be recorded at HeintzelmanCares.com. Arrangements are by the Heintzelman Funeral Home Inc., Hellertown.


In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to St. John’s UCC, 139 N. 4th St., Emmaus, PA 18049.

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