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Russel R. Light

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Russel R. Light JONESTOWN Russel R. Light, 96, died on Tuesday, March 25, 2014, at Good Samaritan Hospital. He was born on Tuesday, January 15, 1918, to the late Oscar Light and Anna Light nee Groy in Bunker Hill. He was a member of God's Missionary Church. He worked at Bethlehem Steel Corp. for 15 years; Gerhart Feed MIll, Jonestown; Coal Mines for 19 years; and part-time for the Union Township. He was a member of Greenpoint Fire Co. and the Lickdale Fire Co. Russel enjoyed hunting, farming, building bird houses, and his family. Surviving are daughters, Marie, spouse of Howard Chaney, and Sandra DeHart; 12 grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren; five great-great-grandchildren; and sister, Bonita, spouse of Luther Peck. He was preceded in death by wife, Gertrude M. Light nee Kohr; and sons, Leonard Light, John R. Light, and Sterling H. Light. Viewing will be on Saturday, March 29, 2014, from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. at God's Missionary Church, 2127 Hill St., Lebanon. Funeral services will be on Saturday at 2:30 p.m. at the church. Burial will be at Pleasant Hill Chapel Cemetery, Jonestown, following the service. Memorial contributions may be made to GSH Hospice, P.O. Box 1281, Lebanon, PA 17042; or , 855 Tuck St., Lebanon, PA 17042. Christman's Funeral Home, Inc. is honored to serve the family with the arrangements.
Published in Lebanon Daily News on Mar. 27, 2014
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