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Walter S. Kichline, III

August 21, 2023


Walter S. Kichline, III, 80, of MooreTownship, peacefully passed away surrounded by loving family on Monday, August 21, 2023, at St. Luke’s Hospice House in Lower Saucon Township.  He was the husband of Jane E. (Attrill) Kichline, to whom he was married 58 years.  Born in Bath, Walter was a son of the late Walter S. Jr. and Winifred P. (Faust)Kichline.  He attended Northampton High School and honorably served in the United States Army during Vietnam.  Walter retired from Serfass Construction Co. in Allentown, where he was employed for 35 years as a finish carpenter and foreman.  After retiring from Serfass Construction Co., he worked for 12 years at Bubba, Fitzpatrick & Lentz Law Firm in Center Valley as the maintenance supervisor.  For many years, Walter coached Moore Township Little League Baseball and was instrumental in the development of the Moore Township Recreation Center.  He enjoyed gardening, fishing, reading, collecting ceramic birds, and watching ME TV.  Walter was a member of Bethany Wesleyan Church of Cherryville.  

Survivors: In addition to his loving wife, Jane, he is survived by three sons, Michael W. Kichline and wife, Laura, of Walnutport, Stephen R. Kichline and wife, Bettie Jean, of Point Phillips, and Walter S. Kichline, IV and wife, Christine, of Nazareth; a daughter, Teresa P. Kichline of Moore Township; eight grandchildren, Heather, Emily, Michael Jr., Joshua, Nathaniel, Brian, Olivia, and Caleb; five great-grandchildren, Dominic, Melodie, Nolan, Hayden, and Charlotte; two half-brothers, Glenn Mann and wife, Ruthann, of Moore Township, and Terry Mann and wife, Cindy, of Nazareth; a stepbrother, Richard Mann, Jr. and wife, Kathy, of Las Vegas, NV; two half-sisters, Iona Harhart and husband, Jack, of Northampton, and Ann Kerman and husband, Bill, of Harrisburg; three stepsisters, Shirley Chimich and Arlene Wentz, both of Walnutport, and Nancy Martin and husband, Fred, of Alabama; along with many nieces and nephews.  Walter was predeceased by three brothers, Raymond Kichline, an infant, and Robert and Gerald Mann; as well as two sisters, Delores Derhammer and Brenda Deitrich.

Services: Friends and relatives are invited to attend a viewing on Saturday morning, August 26, 2023, from 10:00 A.M. to 12 Noon in the GEORGE G. BENSING FUNERAL HOME, LLC, 2165 Community Drive, Route 946, in the Village of Moorestown – Bath, PA 18014. Burial will be private.  

Contributions: Memorial contributions may be offered to Bethany Wesleyan Church, 675 Blue Mountain Drive, Cherryville, PA 18035 and/or St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105.

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August 26, 2023

10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
George G. Bensing Funeral Home, LLC
2165 Community Dr.
Bath, PA 18014


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