EMORY B. FENSTERMACHER, Funeral Director Emeritus, a life long resident of Kutztown, PA, graduated from Kutztown Area High School in 1953. He is a 1956 Graduate of Eckels School of Mortuary Science and Temple University, receiving an Associate Degree in Technology. Emory received his Funeral Directors license in 1957. Upon graduation, Emory worked for, and then purchased his father’s supermarket in Kutztown, Max’s Thriftway. When the store closed in 1987, he began working as a Funeral Director for James R. Ludwick and Earl A. Trexler.
Emory retired from full-time employment, after 27 years of continued service to our families, on October 1, 2013, but still continues to help on a part-time basis. Emory continues to be an active member of the Kutztown Community. He is a member of Saint Paul’s United Church of Christ, Kutztown, PA., where he served as an Elder and a Deacon of the Consistory. He is a member of the Kutztown Lions Club, the National Funeral Directors Association, Pennsylvania Funeral Directors Association, Berks County Funeral Directors Association, and Huguenot Lodge #377, F.&A.M., Kutztown. He and his wife Sandra F. (Scherer) Fenstermacher reside in Kutztown, and have three sons, Craig, Taylor, and Brent and two grandchildren, Anna and Andrew.