Brenda L. Schrantz


Brenda L. Schrantz, 68, of Hellertown, died Wednesday, May 8, 2019, at her residence.
She was born June 17, 1950, in Sunbury, a daughter of the late David W. and Dorothy (Reese) Slear. She was married for 17 years and together for 27 years, to Russel L. Schrantz who survives.

Brenda began working as a seamstress at the former Grose's Silk Mill, Selinsgrove for 15 years and later worked at Boscov's for 20 years, retiring in 2018.
She was a member of New Jerusalem Evangelical Lutheran Church, Lower Saucon Township.
In addition to her husband, she is survived by two children, David W. Snyder of Mount Pleasant Mills, and Pamela S. (James C.) Pasquariello of Catasauqua; two stepchildren, Russel J., and Christopher M. (Melissa), all of Hellertown; six grandchildren, Shane, Stephanie, Jamie, Michael, Alexis, and Brianna; five great-grandchildren, Ryder, Aston, Dominic, Angelo, and Jax; one niece; two great-nieces; and two great-great-nieces. She was preceded in death by one son, James E. Snyder; and two siblings, Carl Slear and Betty Schrader.

Family and friends will be received from 1 to 2 p.m. Monday, May 13, at the Heintzelman Funeral Home Inc., 326 Main St., Hellertown, followed by the funeral at 2.

In lieu of flowers, memorials in Brenda's memory may be made to her church or to the American Cancer Society.
Online expressions of sympathy can be recorded at
Published on May 9, 2019
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