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Nancy C. Ihle, SVSD food service manager Nancy C. Ihle, SVSD food service manager

Nancy C. Ihle, SVSD food service manager

Tuesday, September 17, 2019 by The Press in Obituaries

Nancy C. Ihle, 78, of Bethlehem Township, died Sept. 11, 2019. Born in Bethlehem, she was a daughter of the late Michael and Frances (McGoldrick) Kametz. She was the wife of the late Robert Rackawack and the late Leonard Ihle.

She waitressed for many years at different restaurants, including Twin Lakes Country Club, Collins and the Bushkill Center Hotel. She was an integral part in the startup of the former Candlelight. Later she was a food service manager for the Saucon Valley School District until she retired in 2008 after 22 years.

She is survived by two daughters, Donna Jesberger and her husband Kurt and Linda Derrico and her husband John; a sister, Jean Yanik; four grandchildren, Ryan M. Kisner, Brett VanBilliard, Danielle M. Derrico and Michael Derrico; two great-grandchildren, Bailey VanBilliard and Jordan Kisner; two step-children, Carol Williams and Michael Ihle; and three step-grandchildren, Shelley Mines, Shane Ihle and Sarah Ihle.

She was predeceased by a son, Michael Rackawack; two siblings, John and Janice Kametz; and a step-son, Leonard Ihle.

Contributions may be made to the Dystonia Medical Research Foundation or Smile Train.

Arrangements were made by Connell Funeral Home Inc., Bethlehem.