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Shirley D. Koch Shirley D. Koch

Shirley D. Koch

Wednesday, May 16, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

born in Richlandtown

Shirley D. Koch, 81, of Coopersburg, died May 11, 2018, in St. Luke’s Hospital, Bethlehem.

She was the wife of the late Robert Koch.

Born in Richlandtown, she was a daughter of the late Thomas and Laura (Knappenberger) Diehl.

Survivors include daughters, Janet, wife of Joseph Weitzer of Broken Arrow, Okla., Elizabeth Guiranna of Flourtown, Samantha, wife of Joseph Suder of Perkasie, and Maxine York of Wilmington, Del.; sons, Herbert C. (Susan) Webber Jr. of Reading, and Raymond P. (Susan) Webber of Quakertown; sisters Joyce, wife of Andrew Quackenbos of Laureldale, Mabel Kirk of North Wales, Nancy, wife of Larry Shaw Sr. of Orefield, Sallie, wife of Grant Fronheiser of Bechtelsville, Faye, wife of Jim Shelly of Quakertown, and Floss, wife of Gary Andrews of Breinigsville; twenty-two grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren.

She was predeceased by her daughter Virginia Moser; sisters Marguerite Kulp and Sylvia Emma Jane Griffith; and brothers Thomas Diehl and Paul Wolf.

Donations may be made payable to the funeral home, 8405 Kings Highway, New Tripoli, PA 18066, to help offset her final expenses.

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Arrangements were made by the Robert S. Nester Funeral Home.