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Gertrude Buch

Gertrude E. "Gerda" Buch (Bromann)

Monday August 7, 1922 - Sunday December 13, 2020
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Gertrude “Gerda” E. (Bormann) Buch, 98, of New Holland, PA and formerly of Levittown passed away December 13, 2020. She was the widow of Ray E. Buch. Born in Frankfurt, Germany, she was a daughter of the late Peter and Elisabeth (Volke) Borman. Gerda loved to travel, having been all around Europe, Australia, New Zealand, the Panama Canal, all of the Virgin Islands, Ecuador and Okinawa. She also loved music, reading, and handicrafts like knitting and crocheting. She met her husband while he was serving in Germany during WW2. Gerda was a war bride, emigrating to America in July 1950. She became a proud US Citizen in 1956. She was a Dietary Supervisor for the Mercer Medical Center until retiring in 1989. Prior to that, she was a restaurant manager for Macy’s at the Oxford Mall, and prior to that, she was an assistant food manager for Howard Johnson’s on the Pennsylvania Turnpike.
Surviving are sisters-in-law: Dorothea Buch-Cooper, wife of Donald Cooper, of East Greenville; and Grace Buch Fry, and her husband, Bob, of Emmaus; a nephew, Harald Franzteb, and his wife Christina, of San Antonio, TX; a niece, Linda, wife of Brian Davidson, of Allentown, PA; and her God-daughter, Emma, wife of Lamar Rickard. She was pre-deceased by siblings: Bruno, Ernest, and Charlo Bormann, and Marta Franzteb.
Services will be announced at a later date. Burial will be at St. Mark’s Lutheran Cemetery, Pennsburg. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Hospice & Community Care, 685 Good Drive, Lancaster, PA 17604. To offer condolences, please visit her “Book of Memories” at falkfuneralhomes.com.
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    St. Mark's Lutheran Cemetery
    101 Penn Street
    PENNSBURG, PA 18073
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