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Harry L. "Buddy" Kepfer

May 22, 1936 ~ March 12, 2023 (age 86) 86 Years Old
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Harry Kepfer Obituary

Harry L. "Buddy" Kepfer, 86, of Flat Rock, NC and formerly of Bethlehem, passed away peacefully on Sunday, March 12, 2023 at Life Care of Hendersonville, surrounded by his loving family. He was the husband of the late Charlotte (Gerhard) Kepfer. Born in Bethlehem, he was the son of the late Harrison and Margaret (Maio) Kepfer. Harry was a graduate of Liberty High School where he was an accomplished trumpet player in the Grenadier Band. He went on to earn his Associate’s Degree from Penn State University. Harry worked as a Computer Repair Specialist for most of his life until retiring. He was an avid Philadelphia Eagles, Penn State football and Villanova basketball fan. Harry always had a smile on his face and was so easy going. Everyone he met loved Mr. K, Poppy, or Mr. Harry.  He was just a good guy! To Harry, there was nothing more important than his family and he loved us all unconditionally.

Survivors: He will be lovingly remembered by his  daughter, Charlotte Hooker and her husband, Thomas of Flat Rock, NC and his loving grandchildren Andrew Hooker and his fiance Chelsea Padilla of Hoboken, NJ, Mark Hooker of Tampa, FL and Kelly Hooker of Atlanta, GA. 
Services: A Funeral Service will be held at 11 A.M. on Monday, March 20, 2023 at the Cantelmi Long Funeral Home, 500 Linden Street Bethlehem, PA 18018 where the family will receive relatives and friends from 10 A.M. until time of the service. Burial will follow at Bethlehem Memorial Park Cemetery. A memory tribute may be placed at
Contributions: In lieu of flower, contributions may be made to the Boys and Girls Club of America, 1275 Peachtree Street NE Atlanta, GA 30309. 

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Calling Hour
March 20, 2023

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Cantelmi Long Funeral Home
500 Linden Street
Bethlehem, PA

Funeral Service
March 20, 2023

11:00 AM
Cantelmi Long Funeral Home
500 Linden Street
Bethlehem, PA


Boys and Girls Club of America
1275 Peachtree Street NE, Atlanta GA 30309


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