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John Blackwood Obituary
Blackwood, John John Blackwood III, 63, of Bethlehem, passed away April 12, 2014. He was the loving husband of 38 years to Anna M. (Schlaner) Blackwood. Born in Fountain Hill, he was the son of John and Jeanette (Laubach) Blackwood Jr. John retired from the U.S. Navy Seabees and then from PPL in 2012 as a Nuclear Designer after 42 years of service. He was a dedicated volunteer with the CCA- Celtic Cultural Alliance in Bethlehem for over 20 years serving as a Chairman of Operations Committee. He previously coached Northwest Little League and the Bethlehem Steelers. John was a devoted father, loving husband and proud Pappy. Survivors: Wife- Anna M. Blackwood, Parents- John and Jeanette Blackwood Jr., Sons- John Blackwood IV and wife Tara Wenner of Bethlehem, Dr. Jeramy D. Blackwood and wife Danielle of Rock Island, IL. Grandson- Jase Blackwood. Granddog- Titan. Siblings- James of NC, Jesse of Fountain Hill, Joel and wife Martha of Kutztown, Jay and wife Zai of NC, Jane of Fountain Hill. Nieces and Nephews. Services: A viewing will be held on Wednesday 10AM-12PM with a service at 12PM all in Downing Funeral Home, Inc. 1002 W. Broad St. Bethlehem, PA 18018. Burial to follow in St. Pauls Blue Church Cemetery, Coopersburg.
Published in Morning Call on Apr. 15, 2014
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