Richard L. “Rick” Shankweiler, 53, of Slatington, formerly of Macungie, died Wednesday, February 15, 2012 in the Inpatient Hospice Unit at Lehigh Valley Hospital, Allentown. He was the husband of Janet M. (Weaver) Shankweiler of Macungie.
Born in Allentown, November 4, 1958, Rick was the son of Joan K. (McConnell) Hausman and stepson of Leonard C. Hausman with whom he resided. He was employed as an estimator at Atlas Machining & Welding Company, Northampton.
Survivors: In addition to his wife, and parents; daughters, Rebecca L. Williams and her husband, Matthew and Sarah A. Shankweiler, both of Emmaus; sister, Kathleen A. Cymbor and her husband, David, of Corona, California; grandchildren, Elli, Alex, Shiloh, Desirae and Danae.
Service: A memorial service will be held 2:00 p.m. Monday, February 20, 2012 in the Heintzelman Funeral Home, Inc., 4906 Route 309, Schnecksville with Pastor Larry Roth officiating. No calling hours.
Contributions: In lieu of flowers, memorial contribution may be made to Lehigh Valley Hospice c/o the funeral home, P.O. Box # 196, Schnecksville, PA 18078-0196.