The Life of Ms. Shelly M. Burgert

Shelly Mae (Weiser) Burgert, 70, of Emmaus, passed away on Saturday, November 12, 2022 in St. Luke’s University Hospital, Bethlehem. Born in Allentown, Shelly was a daughter of Loretta M. (Brintzenhoff) Weiser, of Topton, and the late Robert A. Weiser.

Shelly was a 1970 graduate of Brandywine Heights High School, Topton. She was employed by Samuel Adams Brewery, Fogelsville, Brown Printing Company, East Greenville, Mack Trucks, Inc., Macungie, and most recently, FedEx Corp. Shelly enjoyed cherishing her family memories by scrapbooking, gardening, puzzles, relaxing, games on her phone, and yard sales. She was also an Elvis and Looney Tunes fan! Above all, Shelly loved her family, especially her grandchildren.

Along with her mother, Loretta, Shelly is survived by her three sons, Lance A. Burgert, and his wife, Fathom of Center Valley, Christopher S. Burgert and Charles L. Burgert, both of Emmaus; four grandchildren, LaRae A. Burgert, Lantz-Michael A. Burgert, Christopher L. Burgert and Acelynn R. Burgert. She is also survived by her siblings, Ivy M. (Weiser) Solt, and her husband, Kerry, Alburtis, Gary L. Weiser, and his wife, Robin, Whitefield, NH, and Barbie A. (Weiser) Brensinger, Mertztown; and was predeceased by her sister, Jan L. Weiser.

Services for Shelly will be held privately.

Ludwick Funeral Homes and Cremation Care, Inc., Topton, PA is assisting Shelly’s family with arrangements. Memories and condolences may be shared at  

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Lance, Charlie, & Chris, I am very sorry to hear about the passing of your Mother. Please accept my condolences. She will be greatly missed by all. Faye

Posted by Faye K on 11/15/2022

Graceland trip

Rest In Peace Shelly B. Our Graceland trip had you walking on a cloud for a long time. I'm so glad we were able to do that for you. It was a pleasure knowing you. 

Posted by Shelly W on 11/16/2022


Thoughts and prayers to the family especially her boys and grandchildren! Shelly may you rest in peace. Sorry for family's loss. She will be greatly missed for from time to time over the years I was lucky connect through occasional Facebook messenger with Shelly. It wasn't too long ago we did chat for she was back online Facebook. I will never forget years of neighbors up in Macungie Trailer Park. 

Posted by Lori F on 11/19/2022

Growing up

My condolences to all of Shelly's family. She was one of my closest friends growing up on High Street. We played a lot of croquet and softball growing up and camping in the Weiser's back yard.I have alot of great memories of Shelly. She had that light blue car she drove us around in.She was a sweet person. God bless all of you. Love Roxann

Posted by Roxann J on 11/19/2022


I had the pleasure of knowing Shelly when we worked together at Brown Printing. We had some fun times. Rest in peace my friend. Jenny 

Posted by Jennifer H on 11/22/2022