Evelyn R. (Acker) Bailey, 86, of New Tripoli, PA. passed away at Lehigh Valley Hospital Cedar Crest Inpatient Unit, Allentown, PA. on January 15, 2020. She was the wife of the late Nevin J. Bailey, who passed away in 2001. She was employed by Lynn Township at the transfer station from 1982 to 1996. She also worked for the former Bavarian Festival, Barnesville, PA. from 1968-1985. Evelyn was a member of Jacob’s Church, New Tripoli, PA. She was a lifetime member of Kempton Fire Company, and a member of the Lynnport Fire Company, Kempton Rod and Gun Club, and the former Kempton Lioness Club. She enjoyed listening to country bands at Alburtis Park and she loved camping with her brother, Allen. Survivors include her daughter, Donna M. (David) Berger, Sr., at home; two sons, Nevin W. Acker of Kutztown, PA., and Robert L. (Sandra) Acker of New Tripoli, PA.; brother, Allen A. (Carol) Acker of Walnutport, PA.; sister, Betty Jane Noll of Fleetwood, PA.; six grandchildren; fifteen great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by siblings, Charles, Harold, Melvin, and Phillip Acker, and Stella Homan; grandchildren, Shannon Berger and Gary Brobst, Jr.; great-granddaughter, Jasmine Eroh; daughter-in-law, Betty G. Acker. Evelyn’s Funeral Service will be held on Monday, January 20, 2020, at 11:00 AM in the Robert S. Nester Funeral Home, 8405 Kings Highway New Tripoli, PA. 18066, with a calling hour to begin at 10:00 AM. Interment in Frieden’s Lutheran Church Cemetery, Stony Run, PA. following service. Rev. Scott L. Shay will officiate. In lieu of flowers, memorial contribution in her name can be sent to Lynnport Fire Co. P.O. Box 14 New Tripoli, PA. 18066.
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