Timothy L. "Tim" Fortner
Camelback Ski Patrol
April 1, 1952 - September 17, 2014

Timothy L. "Tim" Fortner, 62, of Bangor, PA, passed away Wednesday, September 17th, at Easton Hospital, Easton, PA.

Born: Timothy was born at Ft. Jackson Army Base in Columbia, SC on April 1, 1952, a son of the late Reuben Fortner and Jeanne (Nolf) Gumm and her husband Tom, of Bangor, PA.

Personal: Tim was the husband of Jean (Burdge) Fortner. He was a 1970 graduate of Easton High School and he attended Penn State University, majoring in Forestry. He was employed as a Ski Patrol director at Camelback Mountain Resort in Mt. Pocono, PA, until retiring in January 2013. Tim was also a certified pool operator for CamelBeach Water Park.

Memberships: Tim was a member of the National Ski Patrol, since 1968. He was issued his National number in 1996. Tim was also a previous member of Marshall's Creek Fire Department, Central Pocono Ambulance and Bushkill Emergency Squad. He served in the Army National Guard from 1972-1980 as a Staff Sargent.

Survivors: In addition to his wife Jean, mother Jeanne and step father Tom, Tim is survived by three daughters, Rebecca Fortner, of East Stroudsburg, PA; Melissa Silvent, of Bartonsville, PA; Sara Fratrik and her husband Frank, of Port Deposit, MD; two sons, Ronnie Silvent, of Bangor, PA; Lantz Fortner, of Manahawkin, NJ; a sister, Kim, wife of Ray Bowers, of Walnutport, PA, mother in law Elsie Burdge of Hackettstown, NJ, 4 grandchildren Micah Fortner, Emily and Samantha Fratrik, and Kaylee Andersen, nieces and nephews. Tim was preceded in death by two sons Bryan and Corey Fortner, a daughter Lisa Silvent and a brother Richard Fortner.

Services: A celebration of life service will be held at the James J. Palmeri Funeral Home, 6602 Alpha Ave., Martins Creek, PA, at 3 PM on Sunday, September 21st. Friends are invited to call Sunday 1- 3 PM in the funeral home. Burial will be private at convenience of the Family.

Memorials: In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to American Cancer Society PO Box 22718, Oklahoma City, OK 73123-1718 or Ronald McDonald House of Southern NJ, 550 Mickle Blvd., Camden, NJ 08103 or Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, 34th Street and Civic Center Boulevard, Philadelphia, PA 19104.