Gladys (Yocum) Nuss, 88, of Hellertown (Obituary Brought to You by Heintzelman Funeral Home)

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Gladys (Yocum) Nuss, 88, of Hellertown passed away on Monday, April 13, 2020 at Gracedale Nursing Home (non-COVID-19 related) in Upper Nazareth Township. She was the wife of the late LaVergne Nuss. Gladys was born in Bethlehem on Nov. 19, 1931, the daughter of the late Raymond and Esther (Stauffer) Yocum. She loved her youth growing up on a farm in Vera Cruz. She made many beautiful quilts and was employed at several sewing factories, lastly SureFit in Bethlehem. She was a member of Mountainview Moravian Church, Hellertown.


Daughters: Rebecca Hahn of Allentown, Darlene Nuss of Georgia; sons: Mark Nuss and Andrew Nuss (Jenn) of Hellertown; grandchildren: Rachel, Sara, Andrew and Amanda; sisters: Elaine Mumbauer, Delores Christman and Audrey Ohl. She was predeceased by brothers: Raymond and Walter.


Private services were held at the Sell-Herron Funeral Home in Allentown. Interment was at Highland Park Cemetery in Allentown.


In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Dewey Fire Company, 502 Durham St., Hellertown, PA 18055.

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