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Wednesday, June 19, 2019
Elaine Rowlands Elaine Rowlands

Elaine Rowlands

Thursday, January 10, 2019 by The Press in Obituaries

member of United Presbyterian Church

Elaine Rowlands, 87, of Slatington, died Jan. 6, 2019, in St. Luke’s Hospital, Fountain Hill.

She and her husband Charles E. Rowlands were married 67 years last Oct. 20.

Born Sept. 22, 1931, in Slatington, she was the daughter of the late Charles J. and Evelyn Mae (Krause) Fenstermacher.

She was a member of United Presbyterian Church, Slatington.

In addition to her husband, she is survived by daughters Susan E. Benninger and her husband, Wayne, and Janice M. Sears, all of Northampton; sister Lois J. Weber of Northampton; and grandchildren Jeremy A. Dogmanits, Jill M. Dogmanits, Brad W. Benninger and Ryan C. Benninger.

She was predeceased by a sister, Doris E. Dieter.

Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Jan. 10 in United Presbyterian Church, 6750 Route 873, Slatington.

Family and friends may pay their respects 10-11 a.m. Thursday in the church.

Interment will follow the service at Fairview Cemetery, Slatington.

Expressions of sympathy may be made at

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to United Presbyterian Church, 6750 Route 873, Slatington, PA 18080.

Arrangements were made by Heintzelman Funeral Home Inc., Schnecksville.