Gordon L. Brader, 74, of Lower Saucon Twp. passed away, Wednesday, November 21, 2012 at his home after a courageous battle with Non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma. He is the husband of Marlene (Duh) Brader.

Born in Hellertown on April 4, 1938 to the late Stanley and Elenora (Weierbach) Brader. He was an Architectural Representative for over 50 years at Roland & Roland, Bethlehem until his retirement.

Gordon had a passion for golf and enjoyed the outdoors, especially beautifying his yard. Gordon was a 1956 graduate of Hellertown High School. He is member of New Jerusalem Evang. Lutheran Church, Lower Saucon Twp.

Survivors: In addition to his loving wife of 55 years; daughter: Lynn and her husband Albert van Gelder; sons: Scott & Gregg Brader; daughter Lisa and her husband David Van Skiver; daughter: Marcia & her husband Joseph Petraglia; grandchildren: Paula, Roberta, Renee, Gavin, Brenna, Cullen, Katelyn, Brooke, Rachel and John; great granddaughter: Paisley; siblings: Elaine (Roland) Cawley, Glenn (Barbara), Kevin (Beverly) and Brian Brader.

Services: Family and friends are invited to call 6-8 p.m. Saturday, November 24, 2012 at the Heintzelman Funeral Home, Inc. 326 Main Street – Hellertown. The service will be at 1 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home with the Reverend Tricia A. McMackin, officiating. Interment will conclude services at the Union Cemetery of Hellertown.

Contributions: In lieu of flowers, memorials in his name to the New Jerusalem Evang. Lutheran Church, 3233 Apples Church Road, Bethlehem, PA 18015.

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Marianne and Fred Yochum    11-23-2012

Dear Marlene and family, we are so about Gordy's passing, our families have been together for many years now and we enjoy each and every one of you, Gordy was a nice man always with a smile and a kind word, I lnow he is enjoying a reunion with his mother and dad,no more sickness or pain, and in God's loving arms.

Blake & Betty Heffner    11-25-2012

Dear Marlene and family-- We just returned from a trip and were sorry to see Gordon's obituary in the paper. We extend our sincere sympathy and will keep you in our prayers.

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