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Herbert Wolf
B: 1937-01-17
D: 2017-09-18
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Wolf, Herbert
Marvin Underkoffler
B: 1929-10-29
D: 2017-09-15
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Underkoffler, Marvin
William Breunig
B: 1942-03-20
D: 2017-09-14
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Breunig, William
Dolores Reppert
B: 1933-07-25
D: 2017-09-13
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Reppert, Dolores
Robert Effinger
B: 1931-04-30
D: 2017-09-12
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Effinger, Robert
Georgina Schmoyer
B: 1930-02-23
D: 2017-09-07
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Schmoyer, Georgina
William Utley
B: 1942-03-06
D: 2017-09-07
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Utley, William
Gerald Mack
B: 1948-02-13
D: 2017-09-06
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Mack, Gerald
Raymond Birmelin
B: 1921-06-06
D: 2017-08-28
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Birmelin, Raymond
Claude Balduzzi
B: 1932-11-07
D: 2017-08-24
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Balduzzi, Claude
Mia De Armin
B: 1970-08-13
D: 2017-08-23
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De Armin, Mia
Deborah Fisher
B: 1952-04-19
D: 2017-08-22
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Fisher, Deborah
Teal Eppler
B: 1960-07-29
D: 2017-08-22
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Eppler, Teal
Janet Miller
B: 1938-01-12
D: 2017-08-20
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Miller, Janet
Eileen Mayer
B: 1944-02-19
D: 2017-08-18
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Mayer, Eileen
Stanley Kokoszka
B: 1939-10-09
D: 2017-08-16
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Kokoszka, Stanley
Rebecca Coburn
B: 1967-05-07
D: 2017-08-08
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Coburn, Rebecca
Lois Walter-Hammer
B: 1931-05-18
D: 2017-08-06
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Walter-Hammer, Lois
Nicholas Dissler
B: 1919-04-23
D: 2017-08-04
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Dissler, Nicholas
Tyrone Galbraith
B: 1938-04-01
D: 2017-08-02
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Galbraith, Tyrone
Mary Nester
B: 1929-08-16
D: 2017-08-02
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Nester, Mary

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222 Washington Street
East Greenville, PA 18041
Phone: 215-679-9589
Fax: 215-679-9024

Our Staff

 

Carl F. Slonaker, Jr.; F. D., Supervisor  Richard Guldin
Stephen M. Schofer; F.D.

George B. Smith

Taylor Fluharty; F.D. Anthony "Hap" Bauer

Sheri G. (Mann) Slonaker

Barry L. Walker

Carson A. Slonaker; Crematory Operations Manager

Craig R. Schuster

 

 


Carl F. Slonaker, Jr., Funeral Director & Supervisor

Mr. Slonaker is a native of the Upper Perkiomen Valley. He graduated from the Upper Perkiomen High School in 1973. He then attended the Mortuary Science Program at Northampton Community College and graduated in 1985, with a degree in Applied Science and General Education. He is a member of the following organizations, New Goshenhoppen United Church of Christ, East Greenville, The Upper Perkiomen Rotary Club, The Perkiomen Masonic Lodge # 595 F&AM, Tall Cedar's and The Shriners, and the Upper Perkiomen Valley Chamber of Commerce. Carl is also a member of The National Funeral Directors Association, The Pennsylvania Funeral Directors Association and The Montgomery County Funeral Directors Association, Pike Township Sportsman's Club and Hereford Gun Club.  Mr. Slonaker also finds time to be an active member on the Board of Managers for the Freedom Valley Y.M.C.A.  In his spare time he enjoys playing golf and is an avid Philadelphia Eagles, Flyers and Phillies fan.  He is married to Sheri Mann Slonaker, daughter of Sam & Mildred Mann, previous owner of the funeral home, has three sons, Steven, Christopher & Carson and is a grandfather to three grandchildren, Josh, Nathan, and Emily.

Stephen M. Schofer, Funeral Director

Although Mr. Schofer grew up in Bethlehem, he has strong family ties to the Upper Perkiomen Valley area. Both his parents and grandparents resided in the Pennsburg and East Greenville areas. He is a 1986 graduate from Liberty High School and a 1991 graduate of the Mortuary Science Program at Northampton Community College with a degree in Applied Science and General Education. Steve joined the funeral home staff directly after graduation serving his intership with the Mann-Slonaker Funeral Home. He is a member of the Upper Perkiomen Valley Chamber of Commerce, the Red Hill Band, the Liberty Alumni Band and New Goshenhoppen Church Brass Ensamble. He is also a member of The National Funeral Directors Association, The Pennsylvania Funeral Directors Association and The Montgomery County Funeral Directors Association. Steve lives in Red Hill and is an avid cyclist and has a dog and two cats and is a member of The Professional Car Society.

Taylor Fluharty

At the age of six, Taylor Fluharty moved to the Upper Perkiomen Valley. Upon graduating from Upper Perkiomen High School in 2009, she went on to attend Ursinus College in Collegeville, PA where she graduated in 2013 with a Bachelors of Science degree. Inspired by a class titled "Death, Dying, & Grief," Taylor decided to complete a degree in Mortuary Science at Northampton Community College. As soon as the opportunity arose, Taylor seized the chance to return home and serve her community as a Funeral Director. She is a member of The National Funeral Directors Association, the Pennsylvania Funeral Directors Association, Montgomery County Funeral Directors Association, and the International Order of the Golden Rule. As well, she is also a member of the Upper Perkiomen Valley Chamber of Commerce, Upper Perkiomen  Business and Professional Women's Club and Shepherd of the Hills Church. She is the daughter of Mark and Adrienne (Nyce) Fluharty.  In her free time, Taylor loves to travel, coach gymnastics, and enjoy the outdoors. She can generally be found at country music concerts or Kiwi Yogurt.

Sheri Mann Slonaker, Secretary/Treasurer

Sheri is the "Mann" representation of the Mann-Slonaker Funeral Home which is now owned and operated by her husband, following in the footsteps of her father, Samuel G. Mann. She joined the firm in 1995 as the Secretary and Treasurer of the corporation after working 14 years at Harleysville Insurance Companies. She also works part-time for her chuch, New Goshenhoppen United Church of Christ as their bookkeeper since June, 1995.  

Carson Slonaker

Carson graduated from The Perkiomen School in 2007.  He excelled in Baseball for both Perkiomen and The Upper Perkiomen Kiwanis Baseball teams.  He went on to play baseball for 4 years at DeSales University, while he gained his Bachelor's Degree in Sports Management in 2011.  He received his Crematory Operations License and Certificate in 2012, and became Cremation Operations Manager.

Anthony Bauer, Funeral Attendant

Anthony, "Hap" as he is fondly called, was born and raised in Pennsburg.  He graduated from Allentown Central Catholic High School in 1957.  After high school he enlisted in the U.S. Navy, volunteering for submarine service where he served aboard the USS Carbonero in Pearl Harbor for four years.  After the service he married his wife, Noreen in 1962 and was married for 46 years until her passing in 2008.  He has three daughters. Deirdre, Lisa, and Susan and four grandchildren, Nicholas, Lauren, Emily and Logan.  He worked at Merck Sharpe and Dohme for ten years and then Ford Electronics for eighteen years, retiring in 2001.  He is a member of St. Philip Neri Catholic Church serving as an usher for Sunday Masses and also is a member of the Knights of Columbus.  His favorite past time is working in the garden.

George Smith, Funeral Attendant

George grew up in Folsom, PA, and was a 1959 graduate of Ridley Township High. He served in the United States Air Force for four years before returning to Pennsylvania. He and his wife, Robin, reside in Pennsburg. He has 4 children, Eric, Brian, Lauren, and Kyle and he has 2 grandsons. In 1994 George retired from Merck, where he was employed for almost 25 years. He is a member of Old Goshenhoppen United Church of Christ in Woxall. George is an active member of the Perkiomen Lodge #595 F&AM. Along with working at the funeral home, George is also a part time employee at Macoby Run Golf Course, where he is able to pursue another interest -- Golf.

Barry Walker, Funeral Attendant

Barry, aka "Butch" to his family, was born and raised in Sumneytown, PA.  He graduated from Upper Perkiomen High School in 1963 and served in the United States Army from 1965-1967.  He married his wife, Karen, in 1972 and they have four children and seven grandchildren.  Barry worked at Merck for for 33 years before retiring in 2002.  He is currently a member of the Boyertown Rod and Gun Club and he enjoys hunting, fishing, and trap shooting.

Craig Schuster, Funeral Attendant

Craig grew up in Marlborough Township and graduated from Upper Perkiomen High School in 1965.  He served in the United States Army from 1966-1968 and married Mary Bauer in 1970.  They have 2 children, Kevin and Andrea, and 5 grandchildren: Douglas, Elizabeth, Jacob, Oliver, and Alyssa.  In 2012, Craig retired from Rodale, Inc. where he worked for 22 years.  His favorite things to do are spending time with his grandchildren and working around his property.

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