Franklin L. Specht

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Franklin Leon Specht, 71, of Leck Kill, died Wednesday, Jan. 29, at Geisinger Medical Center, Danville.

Frank was born in Danville on October 19, 1942, a son of the late Anna (Fetterolf) and Leon C. Specht.

He was a graduate of Tri-Valley High School class of 1960, and was the owner of Frank's Electric from 1965 until retirement.

He was a member of Christ Evangelical and Reformed Church, Leck Kill. He was known for his love of horses and hunting and belonged to various organizations.

On March 14, 1964 he married Sandra L. (Lesher) Specht who survives him.

Frank is also survived by a daughter, Wendy A., wife of Neal Batschelet, of Jersey Shore; and son, Eric F., husband of Tammy Specht, of Leck Kill; three grandchildren, Jordan and Jared Specht and Keri Batschelet; and one brother, Jack Specht, of Hegins.

A memorial service is being planned and will be announced.

Interment will be at a later date in St. Andrew's Cemetery Valley, View.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to American Quarter Horse Foundation C/O the Scholarship Fund, PO Box 32111 Amarillo, TX 79120 or the American Heart Association Northeast Division, 968 Postal Road, Suite 110, Allentown, PA 18109.

The Stephen R. Rothermel Funeral Home, 1133 Ridge Rd, Klingerstown, PA is in charge of the arrangements. To sign the online guest book visit

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