Barbara A. Nikitscher Barbara A. Nikitscher

Barbara A. Nikitscher, 83, of Allentown, passed away on September 7, 2018, surrounded by the love of her family, at Lehigh Valley Hospital on Cedar Crest Boulevard. She was the loving wife of Fred R. Nikitscher. They were married for 62 years on February 25, 2018. Barbara retired from the South Whitehall Township Tax Office in 2000. Born in Allentown, she was the daughter of the late John F. and Anna L. (Goebel) Conrad. She was a 1953 graduate of William Allen High School. She was a member of Union Lutheran Church, Schnecksville. Barbara especially enjoyed time with her husband, and she was proud of her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Her family loved her continued support and encouragement throughout their lives. Barbara played in a bridge club with her close friends for over 50 years. She enjoyed swimming and was even a swimsuit model at Hess’s Department Store. Other favorite pastimes included golf, bowling and most of all, eating ice cream sundaes!

Survivors: Husband; Son: James A. Nikitscher and his wife Robin of Allentown; Daughters: Kris A. and husband James J. Christman of Allentown and Wendy E. and husband Douglas P. McLaughlin of Hollywood, MD; Brother: John Conrad and his wife Geri of The Villages, FL; Brother-in-law: LeRoy Nikitscher and his wife Johanna of Hillsborough, NC; Grandchildren: Brett, Ryan, Lauren, Cara and Troy; Great-grandchildren: Marshall and Addison.

A viewing will be held on Friday, September 14, from 1:00 P.M. to 2:00 P.M. with a private service for immediate family following the viewing at the J.S. Burkholder Funeral Home 16th and Hamilton Sts. Allentown.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in her memory to Union Lutheran Church, 5500 Route 873, Schnecksville, PA 18078.

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