Gordon A. Schmoyer, 94, husband of June (Spohn) Schmoyer, of Boyertown passed away on Thursday, May 13, 2021 at Manatawny Manor.
Born in Emmaus in 1926, Gordon was the son of the late Raymond Schmoyer and Pearl (Rothrock) Schmoyer.
Gordon served in the Navy during WWII, and in 1947 he married, June, the love of his life. They were married for 73 years.
Gordon worked all his life at Schmoyer’s Cleaners, which he owned with his brother. He was a faithful member of Good Shepherd United Church of Christ, serving as a sexton for many years following his retirement.
He loved going camping with his wife, June and they were members of the Coffee Cup Campers. Gordon also was a cub scout leader and enjoyed word search puzzles and mowing the grass on his John Deere tractor.
Surviving in addition to his wife is a daughter, Diane L. Schmoyer and sons, Jeffrey A. Schmoyer, and Michael K. Schmoyer, husband of Christine J., as well as another daughter, Denise E. Challenger, wife of Larry. Gordon is also survived by four grandchildren: Joshua K. Schmoyer, husband of Amy, Ashley I. Heimbach, wife of Timothy, Marissa C. Wells, wife of Patrick, and Bryce Challenger, as well as four step grandchildren: Heather Reazor, Jacki Reazor, Justin Reazor, and Jennifer Reazor. Gordon was also a great grandfather of seven, with an addition on the way in July, as well as a great- great grandfather of three. He was also survived by two sisters, Faye Bernhard, and JoAnne Diener.
Gordon is predeceased by two brothers, Donald, and Alton as well as a sister, Miriam. He was also predeceased by a great granddaughter, Rory.
Family and friends are invited to a viewing on Wednesday, May 19, 2021 at 10AM at Good Shepherd UCC 35 W. Philadelphia Ave. Boyertown, PA 19512. A service will follow at 11AM. Burial will be at Fairview Cemetery 317 W. Philadelphia Ave Boyertown, PA 19512.
In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations in Gordon’s name be made to the memorial fund at Good Shepherd UCC at the above address.
Morrell Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. (www.morrellfuneralhome.com)