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Clara A. Hoster

Wednesday, September 11, 2019 by The Press in Obituaries

oldest female member of Union UCC

Clara A. Hoster, 102, formerly of Airport Road, Allentown, died peacefully Sept. 6, 2019, at Above and Beyond Senior Living at Mountain View, Allentown.

She was the wife of the late Benjamin L. Hoster.

Born Jan. 30, 1917, in North Whitehall Township, she was the daughter of the late Edwin C. and Helena J. (Hoffman) Shoemaker.

She was a meat scaler at the former A&B Meats, Allentown, for three years before retiring.

Before that, she was a waitress and hostess at the former Americus Hotel, Allentown, for 19 years and the former Shankweiler Hotel, Orefield, for two years.

She was the oldest female member of Union United Church of Christ, Neffs.

She has no immediate survivors.

Expressions of sympathy may be made at

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