The Life of Ethel K. Kunkel

Ethel K. (Haas) Kunkel, 94, of Boyertown and formerly of Kutztown, passed away peacefully on Monday, October 8, 2018 in her residence. She was the widow of Victor S. Kunkel, who died on January 23, 1999. Born in Maxatawny Township, Ethel was a daughter of the late Paul J.R. and Stella K. (Nutz) Haas. Mrs. Kunkel was a member of Frieden's Lutheran Church of Stony Run and was a homemaker and farmer. Ethel was employed by the former Saucony Shoe Factory in Kutztown and Macungie, for seven years. Ethel loved sewing, flowers and animals.

Ethel is survived by her two daughters, Dorothy H. (Kunkel), wife of Jeffrey L. Guerrieri, and Betty J. (Kunkel), wife of Jeffrey R. Yoder, all of Boyertown; sister, Marion E. (Haas) Bauman, Topton; four grandchildren, Gwen (Guerrieri) Stasko, and her husband, Adam, Matthew Guerrieri, Sylvia Guerrieri and Ryan Yoder; and two great-granddaughters, Adyson and Ashley. She was predeceased by her siblings, Edwin, Raymond, Warren, Anna and Marie.

A funeral service to celebrate Ethel's life will be held on Friday, October 12, 2018 at 11:00 a.m. in Frieden's Lutheran Church, 9727 Red Road, Kempton, PA , with Reverend Althea Albright officiating. Burial will follow in Friedens Cemetery. Relatives and friends are invited to a viewing on Friday morning from 10:00 to 11:00 a.m. in the church.

The family requests contributions be made in Ethel's memory to Frieden's Lutheran Church, 9727 Red Road, Kempton, PA  19529.  

Ludwick Funeral Homes, Inc., Kutztown is in charge of arrangements. Memories and condolences may be shared at

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