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Robert P. Finger
Robert P. Finger, 85, of Lower Saucon passed away September 20, 2013. Born on December 14, 1927 in Short Hills, NJ, he was the son of the late Fredrick N. and Elizabeth (Tietzman) Finger. Robert and his wife, Jane Lynch Galle Finger, celebrated 17 years of marriage in February. Robert graduated from Liberty High School and enlisted in the U.S. Marine Corp serving honorably from 1945 to 1951. He was employed by Bethlehem Steel Corp. and in 1964 he was transferred to The Burns Harbor Plant being built in Portage, IN. Following his duties in Public Relations and as Foreman in the Plate Mill Division, he retired in 1988. Robert was a member of St. Theresa Catholic Church, Hellertown. Survivors: Wife, Jane Galle Finger; sons, Robert and Claudine Finger, Michael and LeeAnn Finger, Larry and Wendy Finger, Jon and Annie Finger; daughters, Patricia and Robert Johns, Leslie and Edward Mosser; grandchildren, Michele Finger, Stephanie, Michael, and Elizabeth Johns, Lauren, Megan, and William Finger, Brett and Erin Fuller, Miranda and Lilly Finger, Chloe and Ella Finger; brothers, William, David, and John Finger; nephew, James Finger Jr.; stepchildren, Robert T. and Jane Galle, Timothy and Carol Galle, Mary Jane and Ron Spinner, Christina and Joe Martin, Matthew and Patricia Galle, Jennifer and Randy Israel; stepgrandchildren, Robert, James, Richard, and Jesse Galle, Matthew and Rachael Spinner, Joseph and Nicole Martin, Camaron Galle, Benjamin and Sophia Israel; step-great-grandchildren, Jacob, Taylor, and Shannon Galle, Willem Galle, Courtney and Olivia Scott. He was predeceased by his former wife, Margaret Sheridan Finger; brother, James; and sister, Elizabeth Sutton. Services: A calling time will be held 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday with Mass of Christian Burial to be celebrated at 1 p.m. in Ss. Simon and Jude Catholic Church, 730 W Broad St., Bethlehem, 18018. Burial to follow in Holy Saviour Cemetery. Arrangements care of Downing Funeral Home, Inc. Contributions: In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in Roberts memory to the American Legion, 935 Main St., Hellertown, PA 18055 or to Veteran of Foreign Wars, 202 Veterans Rd., Bangor, PA 18013.
Published in Morning Call on Sept. 22, 2013
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