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Kenneth C. Fillman Jr. Kenneth C. Fillman Jr.

Kenneth C. Fillman Jr.

Thursday, May 16, 2019 by The Press in Obituaries

worked at Air Products

Kenneth C. Fillman Jr., 70, of Allentown, died May 9, 2019, under hospice care at Lehigh Valley Hospital surrounded by his loving family.

He and his wife, Yvonne (Rathburn) Fillman, celebrated their 48th anniversary last October.

Born in Allentown, he was the son of the late Kenneth and Betty Lou (Plessor) Fillman.

A 1967 graduate of William Allen High School, he was a veteran of the U.S. Marine Corps who served in Vietnam.

He worked at Air Products for 43 years and was a motor route driver for The Morning Call for 33 years.

He was a member of St. John’s United Church of Christ, Allentown.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by daughters Melissa Gillenwater, Stephanie Heffelfinger and her husband Chris, and Courtney and Taylor; grandchildren Alexis, Chuckie, Cole, Avery, Everett, and Kendall; brother, Richard and wife, Toni; sisters Linda Lenhart and husband, Keith, and Barbara Keiper and husband, Ray; and many nieces and nephews.

Visitation will be 9:30-11 a.m., and funeral service will be 11 a.m. May 18, both at Stephens Funeral Home, Inc. 274 N. Krocks Road, Allentown.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to The Andy Derr Foundation for Kidney Cancer Research, 144 Lilac Drive, Allentown, PA 18104, or to the church, 36 S. Sixth St. Allentown, PA 18101.