L. Cressman, 93, of 1380 Statten Avenue Bethlehem PA passed away at the
residence of his daughter, Carol L. Chap on Thursday, October 7, 2010. He
was born February 27, 1917 in Fountain Hill, PA the son of the late George
M. and Mabel Scheffler Cressman.
graduated from Liberty High School in Bethlehem PA. He was a machinist
employed by Bethlehem Steel as a precision roll grinder.
was a lifelong member of Trinity United Church of Christ in Bethlehem PA.
enjoyed walking every morning with his friends, playing baseball darts and
reading. In earlier years he enjoyed hunting and fishing. In his youth, he
was very active in Boy Scouts and in later years was a scout master.
married to the late Evelyn M. Neith Cressman who preceded him in death
January 22, 1990. He is survived by one daughter, Carol L. Chap and her
husband Arthur D. of 916 Avenue H PO Box 27 Riverside PA 17868. Also
surviving are three granddaughters; Candace, Jennifer and Melissa and seven
great-grandchildren. He is also survived by one sister, Alice Gustfason of
Washington State. He was preceded in death by three sisters; Ruth Etwine
,Viola Crouthemal and Marge Urello. Also surviving are several nieces and
and friends are invited to attend a Graveside service to be held Thursday,
October 14, 2010 at 11:30 AM from Bethlehem Memorial Park 1851 Linden Street
Bethlehem PA. The family will provide flowers. Memorial contributions may
be made to Trinity United Church of Christ 81 E. North Street Bethlehem PA
18018. Arrangements are under the direction of Visneski Funeral Home 10 W
Mahoning Street Danville PA.