Theresa M. (Keim) Schlitzer, 86, of Orefield, died Tuesday, October 30, 2012 in her home. She was the wife of the Raymond J. Schlitzer.

Born in Mahanoy City, Schuylkill County, May 17, 1926, Theresa was the daughter of the late Alphonsus and Anna (Kaier) Keim. She and her late husband owned and operated the former Schlitzer Trucking in Orefield (a hauler of bulk milk) for 25 years before retiring in 1977. She was a member of St. Joseph the Worker Roman Catholic Church, Orefield.

Survivors: Son, Robert J. Schlitzer of Allentown; daughter, Anne Marie T. Stauffer and her husband, Norman, Jr. of Walnutport; brother, Leo T. Keim and his wife, Patricia of Allentown; seven grandchildren; six great grandchildren; predeceased by a brother, Joseph Keim.

Services: A Mass of Christian Burial will be held 11:00 a.m. Monday, November 5, 2012 at St. Joseph the Worker Roman Catholic Church, 1879 Applewood Drive, Orefield with the Rev. Kevin M. Gualano as Celebrant. Family and friends may pay their respects from 9 - 10:30 a.m. Monday in the Heintzelman Funeral Home, Inc., 4906 Route 309, Schnecksville. Interment will follow the Mass at Resurrection Cemetery, Wescosville.

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