Lovel A. Welker, 80, of Lykens, formerly of Williamstown, passed away suddenly Monday evening at the Geisinger-Holy Spirit Hospital, Camp Hill.
Born in Pottsville, January 11, 1939, a daughter of the late David Neidlinger and Alma Hoffman Dunkelberger.
She was a retired seamstress from JE Morgan Knitting Mills.
Lovel was a 1956 graduate of the former Williamstown High School. She was a member of the St. Peter's Lutheran Church, Reinerton, Order of the Eastern Star Inc., The Glen Chapter #425, Lykens and the Red Hat Society.
Lovel will be remembered for having a gentle soul and always with a smile. She enjoyed her get together's with the girls every Saturday to play games.
In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her husband Paul "Topper" Welker, 2008 and a granddaughter Justine Welker.
Surviving are her five children, Deborah DeToma (Tony), Harrisburg; Kim Williard (Barry), Lykens; Diana Baker (Ross), Muir; David Welker (Vicky), Harrisburg and Kristen Picola (Jeff), Williamstown; one brother, David Neidlinger (Cheryl), Williamstown; 11 grandchildren; 1 great granddaughter and 7 great grandsons. Nieces and nephews.
Family and friends are invited to attend the graveside services being held Saturday, August 17th at 12 noon from the Fairview Cemetery, Williamstown with Pastor Annette Shutt. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to St. Peter's Lutheran Church, Wiconisco Street, Tower City, PA 17980 or PA Wounded Warriors, Inc., 1117 Country Club Road, Camp Hill, PA 17011. The Dimon Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Inc., has been entrusted with the arrangements. To sign the guestbook visit www.dimonfuneralhome.com