Ray C. Silfies Obituary, Death – Survived by
Ray C. Silfies Obituary – Ray C. Silfies, 86, of Fogelsville, formerly of Allentown, passed away on Wednesday, January 12, 2022, at Lehigh Valley Hospital-Cedar Crest. Born in Bath, he was a son of the late Robert Sr. and Dorothy (Gehret) Silfies. Ray proudly and honorably served in the United States Army. A member of UNITE, formerly the International Ladies’ Garment Workers’ Union, Ray worked in the textile industry as a cutter for 50 years. He was an avid league bowler, enjoyed going to the casinos, and was known as a “junk food junkie”, who loved cookies and baked goods. One of 18, Ray’s family was most important to him, and he cherished family gatherings and time spent surrounded by loved ones. He attended St. Mark’s Evangelical Lutheran Church, Allentown.
Ray C. Silfies Survivors
Survivors: Ray is survived by his son, Curtis A. Silfies, and wife, Faten, with whom he resided; daughter, Karen L. Zimmerman, and husband, Donald, of Salisbury Township; step-son, Troy Wampole and wife, Kimberly, of New Tripoli; four grandchildren, Olivia, Norah, Sean, and Sarah and husband, Joshua; a great-grandson, Asher; brother, Robert Silfies, Jr.; four sisters, Jean Flyte, and husband, William, Catherine Werner, Patricia Hahn, and Valeta “Tootie” Inhoff and husband, Joseph; former wife, Miriam (Houser) Wampole; along with many nieces and nephews. Ray was predeceased by his companion, Anita M. Havers; six brothers, Stanley, Elwood, Ralph, William, David Sr., and Donald Silfies, Sr.; and six sisters, Barbara Staples, Lorraine Lieberman, Marie Ott, Charlotte Getz, Susan Montz, and Eleanor Kline.
Ray C. Silfies Funeral Service
Services: A funeral service will be held on Wednesday, January 19, 2022, at 11:00 A.M. in the GEORGE G. BENSING FUNERAL HOME, LLC, 2165 Community Drive, Route 946, in the Village of Moorestown – Bath, PA 18014. Friends and relatives are invited to call on Wednesday morning from 10:00 A.M. to 11:00 A.M. in the funeral home. Interment with Military Honors will follow in Woodlawn Memorial Park Cemetery, Allentown.