Terry R. Zehner, 60, of Tamaqua, passed away Friday, March 13, 2020, in St. Luke’s Hospital, Coaldale. Born in Pottsville, he was the son of the late Marlin G. and Betty Jane (Williams) Zehner. Prior to retiring, he was the lead driver and working foreman for Mondelez International Nabisco, Allentown, for 20 years. He was a 20 year Navy veteran having the rank of 1st Class Petty Officer AS1 and served as an aviation mechanic. He was a member of West Penn Rod and Gun Club, where he served as a past president and helped extensively with benefits and fundraisers. He was also a member of numerous clubs, including the Andreas Sporting Club, Beaver Run Rod and Gun Club, and the Orioles, both of Lehighton. Terry enjoyed riding his Harley and loved spending time with his family, especially his children and grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his brother Kenneth “Kenny”. Surviving are a son, Zachary and his wife Kaitlyn, of Lehighton; two daughters, Brittney, wife of Jim Pompa, of Palmerton, and Jordan, wife of Brandon Cummins, of Lehighton; three brothers, Gary and his wife Jean Marie, of Andreas, Francis “Peck” and his wife Barbara, of New Ringgold, and Brett, of Clamtown; two sisters, Nancy Zehner, of South Tamaqua, and Sandra, wife of Joe Fritz, of Clamtown; seven grandchildren and nieces and nephews. A celebration of life, with military honors administered by the Lehighton UVO, will be held at 1:30pm, Sunday, July 5, 2020, at the West Penn Rod & Gun Club, 1047Clamtown Road, Tamaqua, PA 18252. The family asks everyone to be there by 1:15pm or respectfully wait until after 2:00pm to arrive. Contributions to benefit the children activities may be made in his name to the West Penn Rod and Gun Club. Arrangements are being handled by the Hartman Funeral Home, 1791 West Penn Pike, Rte. 309, New Ringgold. Online condolences may be made at www.hartmanfuneralhomeinc.com.
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West Penn Rod & Gun Club
1047 Clamtown Road, Tamaqua PA 18252