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June M. Derhammer

June 28, 2021


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June M. Derhammer

June 28, 2021


June M Derhammer, 85, passed away on Monday, June 28, 2021, at Riverstreet Manor, Wilkes-Barre.


She was born in Wilkes- Barre, the daughter of the late Lester and Helen Steinhauer Derhammer.  She graduated from G.A.R. High School, class of 1953. June retired in 1994 as a supervisor for the Pennsylvania Department of Public Welfare, Bureau of Blindness + Visual Services.


June was a member of Albright United Methodist Church, Wilkes-Barre.

She loved time with family and friends, reading, knitting and traveling.  She used her time and talent to knit thousands of hats for the Retired and Senior Volunteer Program for 10+ years; in addition, to the Head Start Program and blankets for the Lady’s Aide at St. Mark’s Lutheran Church.


In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her brother, Charles Derhammer in 1996 and her sister-in-law, Danilla Derhammer in 2008.


Surviving are her brother, Richard C. Derhammer, Pasadena, Maryland; nieces and nephews, Barbara Wagner, Scott Derhammer and Elisa Owenby and her husband, Michael.


Funeral Services will be held on Wednesday, July 7, 2021 at 12:30 pm from the Nat & Gawlas Funeral Home, 89 Park Avenue, Wilkes- Barre.  The Rev. Brian Wallace will officiate.  Interment will be in Memorial Shrine Burial Park, Carverton.


Friends may call on Wednesday from 11:30 am to 12:30 pm at the funeral home.


In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made in June’s honor to the charity of your choice.


Condolences may be sent by visiting June’s obituary at www.natandgawlas.com.