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Ronald C. Christman

Wednesday, March 18, 2020 by The Press in Obituaries

member of Grace United Church of Christ

Ronald C. Christman, 72, of Orefield, died March 6, 2020, in his home.

He was the husband of the late Mary Ann (Haring) Christman.

Born Dec. 19, 1947, in Orefield, he was the son of the late Alexander M. and Goldie B (Roth) Christman.

He was an operations manager at Weyerhaeuser Building Supplies, Allentown, for 10 years before retiring in 1992.

Before that, he worked for the former U.S. Plywood, Allentown, for 22 years.

He was a member of Grace United Church of Christ, Allentown.

His survivors include a stepson Gary E. Follweiler and his fiancée Katy Jo of Tamaqua; granddaughters Amanda Lynn Gallagher and her husband, Ryan, and Shiane Follweiler; great-grandchildren Markus and Gracie Mae Carroll, Tegann Florence Gallagher; and nephews David and Todd Haring.

He was predeceased by siblings Forrest Wessner, and Clark and Gale Held.

His memorial service will be 10:30 a.m. on March 19 in Heintzelman Funeral Home Inc., 4906 Route 309, Schnecksville with the Rev. Dr. David Charles Smith officiating.

Family and friends pay their respects between 9:30-10:30 a.m. Thursday in the funeral home.

Interment will follow the service at Jordan Lutheran Church Cemetery, Orefield.

Expressions of sympathy may be made at

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Lehigh County Humane Society c/o the funeral home, P.O. Box 196, Schnecksville, PA 18078-0196.