Patricia C. (Hawkey) Stettler

NORTHAMPTON – Patricia C. (Hawkey) Stettler, 63, of Newport Ave., Northampton, died early Tuesday morning, Feb. 11, 2014, at St. Luke’s Hospital & Health Network, Fountain Hill.

Born in Allentown, she was the daughter of the late John H. and Arlene M. (Saylor) Hawkey.

Patricia was co-owner and operator of Heston’s Inn, Yeagertown, for more than 20 years. Previously she worked in the packaging department of Leidys Meats, Souderton, in the assembly and processing department for AT&T Manufacturing, Allentown, and as a bartender for the FMR Golden Lion Inn, Northampton.

Patricia attended the Faith Evangelical Lutheran Church, Whitehall.

She is survived by: sons, Christopher A. Stettler, of Northampton, Craig A. and wife, Christine, of Yeagertown; five grandchildren, Jordan, Collin, Kirstin, Jacob, and Madelyn Rose; sisters, Bonita Youwakim, of Germansville, Judith Hawkey, Susan wife of Robert Stahler, all of Catasaqua, and Karen Ruch, of Whitehall; aunts, Nancy Bachman, of Whitehall, and Jean Christian, of Bath; several nieces and nephews; and companion of 25 years, Lawrence Heston, of Yeagertown.

She was predeceased by: sisters, Jacqueline Kuchera, Geraldine Dorwart; and nieces, Judith Dolly, and Denise Marsh Merhl.

Memorial services will be held at 3 p.m. on Saturday, at the Faith Lutheran Church, 3355 MacArthur Road, Whitehall, PA 18052. A viewing will be held from 2 to 3 p.m. Saturday, at the church. Interment will be private.

Arrangements are under the care of Schisler Funeral Home, Northampton.

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