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Marlene M. Bratsch

August 1, 1942 ~ October 29, 2023 (age 81) 81 Years Old

Marlene Bratsch Obituary

Marlene M. Bratsch, 81, of Emmaus, passed away, Sunday October 29, 2023 at St. Luke's Hospital – Allentown.  She was the wife of the late Francis J. Bratsch (2004). She was born in Moore Twp. on August 1, 1942 to the late Stanley A. & Marion P. (Solt) Hoffner. Marlene was a housewife. She is a member of Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses – Macungie.


She will be lovingly remembered by her sons: Kenneth Bratsch and his wife Sonia of Allentown, Jeffrey Bratsch and his wife Dr. Colleen of Murfreesboro, TN and Joseph Bratsch of Brandon, FL; daughter: Deborah Jordan and her husband Michael of North Bend, OR; siblings: Ronald Hoffner, Jean McLaughlin and Linda Brunetti and her husband William, all of Pennsylvania; grandchildren: Allison, Sara, Karlene, Marlee, Marissa and Joseph; great grandson: Nikolai. Marlene is predeceased by siblings: Carl Hoffner and Elaine Fassman.


Per Marlene’s wishes, no services will be held. Online expressions of sympathy can be recorded at: Arrangements are under the care and direction of the GEORGE G. BENSING FUNERAL HOME, LLC. 


In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be offered to, Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses - 4571 Indian Creek Rd, Macungie, PA 18062.

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