Allentown Obituaries

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  • Monday | via The Washington Post 

    Washington-area obituaries of note

    Joseph H. Melrose Jr., 69, a State Department officer who retired in 2001 after serving as ambassador to Sierra Leone, where he played a role in achieving a peace accord to end a long-running civil war, died Nov. 8 at a hospital in Allentown, Pa. The cause was complications from a fall in Collegeville, Pa., said a son, Andrew Melrose.

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  • Saturday Dec 13 | via The Lakeland Ledger 

    BUTLER, GEORGE

    GEORGE BUTLER, Jr., 90 LAKELAND - George Butler, Jr., 90, passed away on Dec. 8, 2014. Born in Paterson, NJ, on Aug. 9, 1924, he moved to Allentown, PA, in 1931, and attended Central Catholic H.S. prior to serving in the U.S. Air Force during World War II.

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  • Wednesday Dec 10 | via Pocono Record 

    John C. Place Sr.

    John C. Place Sr., 91, of East Stroudsburg, passed away Tuesday, Dec. 9, 2014, at Whitestone Care Center, Stroudsburg. He was the husband of 72 years to Ruth Place of East Stroudsburg.

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  • Tuesday Dec 9 | via Patch.com 

    One Dead, One Injured After Allentown Shooting

    Joseph Carrero, 24, of the 900 block of Pine Street where the shooting occurred, was pronounced dead at the scene, according to LehighValleyLive.com . Carrero died after suffering a gunshot wound to the chest, the website reports.

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  • Wednesday Dec 3 | via Pocono Record 

    Patrick a oeMurpha Murphy

    Patrick “Murph” Murphy, 65, of Sciota, passed away Friday, Nov. 28, 2014, at Lehigh Valley Hospital-Cedar Crest, Allentown. Patrick was born in Glen Gardner, N.J., on Dec. 14, 1948, and was a son of the late Charles and Beatrice Murphy.

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  • Friday Nov 28 | via WFMZ 

    Woman dies week after husband shoots her, himself

    A 92-year-old Allentown woman has died almost a week after officials say she was shot by her husband. She was shot Nov. 21 at the couple's home in the 1600 block of East Washington Street by her longtime husband, 92-year-old Izak Waide.

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  • Friday Nov 28 | via NJ.com 

    Allentown Alzheimer's victim, 92, shot in head Nov. ...

    A 92-year-old Alzheimer's disease victim died six days after being shot in the head by her husband, Allentown police report. Malka Waide died Thursday in a hospice in Northampton County, Assistant Chief George Medero and Lehigh County Coroner Scott Grim confirmed.

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  • Friday Nov 21 | via Patch.com 

    Visiting Hours are Nov. 23 for Frances Grace

    Frances M. Grace of Country Meadows, Allentown PA, formerly of Ossining, Peekskill and Verplanck, died peacefully on Nov. 20, 2014 in Allentown, PA, she was 88. Frances worked as a secretary for General Motors in North Tarrytown and later was a homemaker. She enjoyed gardening, sewing, art and painting.

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  • Thursday Nov 20 | via Pocono Record 

    Annette J. Huhn

    Annette J. Huhn, 83, of Snydersville, died Tuesday, Nov. 18, 2014, at home. She was the widow of Charles R. Huhn, who died April 4, 2005.

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  • Wednesday Nov 19 | via Pocono Record 

    Marlene L. Odenwelder

    Born Oct. 25, 1933, in Allentown, she was the daughter of the late Charles and Althea Lichtenwalner. She was a 1951 graduate of Easton High School, where she was a cheerleader and basketball player.

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  • Wednesday Nov 19 | via Pocono Record 

    John V. Martin

    John V. Martin, 65, of Saylorsburg formerly of Underhill, Vt., passed away suddenly on Nov. 17, 2014, at Lehigh Valley Muhlenberg in Bethlehem. John was born in Allentown on Jan. 26, 1949, and was a son of the late John V. Martin Sr. and Arline Martin.

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