Union and West End Cemetery

The Union and West End Cemetery is located in center city Allentown. The main entrance is on 10th Street at 10th and Chew Streets. The cemetery is mantained by a dedicated group of volunteers. Ten board members (also volunteers) serve the cemetery association and manage the finances, make application for grants, solicit donations and participate in the maintenance of the cemetery.

Thursday, January 05, 2017


Alma A. Albright


Alma A. Albright

Alma A. Albright, 98, of Allentown, passed away Monday, January 2, 2017 peacefully surrounded by her loving family in her home. She was born in Allentown a daughter of the late Fannie (King) and Alvin A. Albright, Sr. Alma was a graduate of Allentown High School Class of 1936 and Moravian College Class of 1940. She was employed as a supervisor of the Central Transcribing Bureau Sales Department in the corporate sales office of Bethlehem Steel for 40 years before retiring in 1982. She was a lifetime member of the former St. Michael's Lutheran Church, Allentown, where she and her sister Margaret taught Sunday School for many years. She was a member of the Women of St. Michael's where she served as an officer. Alma was also an officer for the Moravian College Allentown Alumni Association. She was active in the Ladies Church Bowling League. After retiring she spent many entire summers vacationing, in Margate, NJ. Alma enjoyed crossword puzzles, reading, cruising and traveling with her sister to many parts of the U.S., Canada, Mexico and gambling in Atlantic City and Las Vegas.

Survivors: Brother: Alvin A. Albright, Jr. of Allentown; nephew, Danton A. Ponzol and his wife Kimberley of Durham; niece, Suzanne E. Finch and her husband Christopher of Allentown; four great-nephews, Benjamin A. Finch, Dante A., Danton A. and Daniel A. Ponzol and three cousins, Mary Bishop of Allentown, William Hall of St. Cloud, FL and Margaret Flippen of Sun City Center, FL. She was predeceased by sisters Shirley A., Alice A. and Margaret L. Albright and Elizabeth H. Ponzol.

Services: 11:00 A.M. Friday in the Stephens Funeral Home, Inc. 274 North Krocks Road, Allentown. Call 10:30 - 11:00 A.M. Friday in the funeral home. Interment will be in the West End Cemetery, Allentown. www.stephensfuneral.com.
Contributions: Memorial gifts may be made to Moravian College "Alma A. Albright Scholarship Fund" Attention: Patricia Price 1200 Main St. Bethlehem, 18018.

Published in Morning Call on Jan. 4, 2017

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