Susan J. (Henry) Hartman, 71, of Kempton, PA passed away peacefully on April 7, 2023 in Lehigh Valley Inpatient Hospice, Allentown, PA. She was the wife of Ronald R. Hartman, with whom she shared over 49 years of marriage. Susan was born in Allentown, a daughter to the late Kenneth and Norine (Rex) Henry. She was a 1969 graduate of Kutztown High School and a 1973 graduate of Kutztown University, where she earned her BA in Secondary Education and Spanish.
In the 1990’s, Susan worked as a teacher for the Hamburg Christian School and Brandywine Heights Area School District in Topton, PA. Although she greatly enjoyed teaching, her love of music took her in a different direction later in life. Susan was known locally for sharing her love of music as a church organist at Jacob’s Church, St. Peter’s Lynnville Church, and as an assistant organist at Ebenezer U.C.C. Church, all in New Tripoli, PA. She was a member of Zion’s Church in Hamburg, PA.
In addition to her loving husband, Ronald, she is survived by her daughter, Jennifer B. (Keith) Bergenstock of New Tripoli; sons, Steven R. (Madie) Hartman of Harrisburg, and Nathan R. (Wenhui) Hartman of San Diego, CA; five grandchildren; one step-granddaughter; sisters, Judy Ritchie of Aurora, CO, and Ann P. Henry of Zebulon, NC; brothers, Scot A. (Heidi) Henry of Leesport, PA, and Kris R. (Mary) Henry of Manistique, MI. Susan’s funeral service will be held on Wednesday, April 12, 2023 at 11:00 AM in Zion’s Church, 770 Zion’s Church Road Hamburg, with a visitation period to begin at 9:30 AM. Interment following funeral in Jacob’s Union Cemetery, New Tripoli. Rev. Randy Bond will officiate. Memorial contributions in Susan’s name may be made to Life’s Choices Hamburg, sent to 326 State Street Hamburg, PA 19526.
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