Frank Joseph Riemer, 83, of Whitehall, passed away Wednesday afternoon, February 27, 2013 at Lehigh Valley Hospital.
He was the husband of Theresa (Franz) Riemer, to whom he was married over 59 years.
Born in Allentown, he was the son of the late Frank and Mary (Studney) Riemer. Frank operated Riemer’s Economy Grocery Store on Chew Street with his father for more than 20 years. He later worked for the US Postal Services as a mail carrier in Whitehall.
Frank was a Corporal in the US Army and served in Germany after WWII. He was a member of St. John’s Evangelical Lutheran Church, Fogelsville and the former St. James Lutheran Church, Allentown. Frank was a member of Fullerton Fire Association, American Legion of Fullerton, National Association of Letter Carriers, MS Society and a long time member of the now defunct Allegmeiner and Hari Gari Lodge. His hobbies included bowling, golfing, and being a New York Yankees fan.
Survivors: Along with his wife Theresa are his daughters, Frances Julia Riemer, Flagstaff, AZ, Carla R., wife of Keith Malantonio, Fogelsville, grandsons Adam Francis Riemer Malantonio, Julian Moses Hattem, Cory Gabriel Riemer Malantonio, nieces, nephews and cousins.
Services: 11:00 AM, Monday, March 4, 2013 at Trexler Funeral Home, 1625 Highland St., Allentown. Calling will begin at 9:30 AM. Burial to follow at Highland Memorial Park, Allentown. www.trexlerfuneralhome.com
Contributions in lieu of flowers can be made to St. John’s Evangelical Lutheran Church, 1028 Church St., Fogelsville, 18051.