Mrs. Winifred C. (Christman) West

October 2, 1946 ~ May 28, 2021 (age 74)


Mrs. Winifred C. West, 74, of Lehighton, passed into eternal rest on Friday, May 28th at St. Luke’s Hospital-Lehighton. She was the wife of the late Claude L. West Jr. who passed away, June 28th, 2018. Born in Little Gap-(Palmerton) Pa. on Wednesday, October 2, 1946, she was a daughter of the late Wilbert & Christine (Cunfer) Christman. She was a housewife/homemaker attending to the needs of her husband & family. Winifred was of the Lutheran Faith and was a family oriented wife/mother. Surviving are daughters, Karen, Sue, Heather, Melissa West of Lehighton, Jenny West of York, Pa., Beth Peters of South Carolina, Eileen Hontz of Lansford, sons, Ken, Tom, Chip West of Lehighton, Ron & Mike West of Tamaqua, Scott West & his wife Kim of Alaska, Mark West & his wife Cathy of New Mexico, Steven West of Pottsville, a sister, Naomi Frank of Coaldale, 16 grandchildren, 2 great-grandchildren, nieces & nephews. She was predeceased by a daughter, Crystal West. Funeral Services will be held on Tuesday, June 1st at 11 a.m. at the Ovsak FH, 190 S. 4th St., Lehighton with SALM Emma Weaver officiating. Call 9:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. Tuesday. Interment in Gnaden Huetten Cemetery, 4th & Union St. Lehighton. Memorial Contributions in her name may be made to The American Cancer Society, 712 S. Keyser Ave. Taylor, Pa. 18517. Online condolences can be offered at


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