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Edward J. Ned Boore, 88 years, of Orefield, passed away on Saturday, July 6, 2013, at his home. He was the husband of the late Gloria A. (Lazurick) Boore and the late Lois E. (Mitchell) Boore. Born in Niagara Falls, NY, he was a son of the late Lewis and Ada (Roberts) Boore. He received his B.S. in Engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnical Institute in New York. Ned wasemployed by Columbia Southern Chemical Corp. for sevenyears until 1957. He then worked for Bell Labs until 1989. At that time, he was also a Professor of Engineering at Penn State University Allentown Campus for sixyears. Ned was a member of Jordan Lutheran Church in Orefield where he served on Church Council for six years. He honorably served his country in the Navy Merchant Marine during WWII. Survivors: Sons, Gregg M. of Orefield and Jeffrey N. and wife Janet of Allentown; stepdaughter, Dr. Jennifer L. Rauch wife of Michael Fanuzzi of Brooklyn, NY; stepson, Bradley K. Rauch of Allentown; sisters, Betty Sammons of Colonial Heights, VA; five grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; three great-great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by a brother, Lewis and sister, Joan Pettitt. Services: 1:30 p.m. Thursday, July 11, at Jordan Lutheran Church, 5103 Snowdrift Rd., Orefield, with the Rev. Jimmy Lee Werley officiating. Visitation will be from 12:30-1:30 p.m. at the church. Arrangements by Keller Funeral Homes, Inc., Fogelsville. Interment will take place in adjoining cemetery. Online condolences may be offered to the family at www.KellerFuneralHomes.com Contributions: In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Church, 5103 Snowdrift Rd., Orefield, 18069.
Published in Morning Call on July 8, 2013