Mrs. Pearl E. (Taschler) Sterling

January 1, 1933 ~ November 29, 2019 (age 86)


Mrs. Pearl E. Sterling, 86, of Lehighton, passed into eternal rest on Friday, November 29, 2019 at The Lehigh Valley Hospital Inpatient Hospice Unit, 17th & Chew Streets, Allentown, Pa. She was the wife of the late Lester C. Sterling Sr. who passed away Monday, December 15, 2014. They were married for 54 years at his passing. Born on Sunday, New Years Day, 1933, in Packerton, Pennsylvania, she was a daughter of the late Claude & Rose (Deutsch) Taschler. She was a wife, mother, & housewife, caring for her family. She formerly attended Mass at SS. Peter & Paul Roman Catholic Church, Lehighton, & was very fond of camping, Bingo, and working on crafts in her home. Surviving are 4 daughters, Bonney, wife of Gerald Kresge of Palmerton, Carol Ann, wife of Dennis Kleintop, of Slatington, Deborah, wife of Gary Eckhart, Lisa Huntington of Lehighton, 2 sons, Kevin Sterling & his wife Debra, Mike Taschler of Lehighton, 12 grandchildren, 8 Great-grandchildren, nieces & nephews. She was predeceased by 3 sons, Lester “Skeeter”, Barry, & Brian Sterling, a sister, Rose Eckley, & a brother, Claude Taschler. Funeral Services & Interment will be private at the convenience of the family. Memorial Contributions in her honor may be made to The American Cancer Society,1111 Old Berwick Road, Bloomsburg, Pa. 18017. Online condolences can be offered at

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