Benjamin J. Ledo, Sr.
Benjamin J. Ledo, Sr., 74, of Mauch Chunk Road, Palmerton died Sunday evening, November 18, 2012 in his home. He was the husband of Ada A. (Lahr) Ledo since February 14, 1965. Born in Palmerton, he was a son of the late Benjamin J. Ledo and Daisy G. (Repouille) Ledo-Fortini. Benjamin worked as a payload operator for Horsehead Industries, former NJ Zinc Co., Palmerton for 40 years. He was a US Navy
Veteran, Vietnam Era, achieving rank of BT2. An avid sportsman, hunter, and fisherman, he was a member of Bowmanstown Rod and Gun Club, Andreas Sporting Club, and the E. Penn Sporting Club-West Bowmans. Benjamin enjoyed playing cards, and taking trips to various casinos. Survivors:
Wife; daughters, Debra J., wife of Terry Derhammer, Michele A. Hosier, all of Palmerton; sons, Benjamin J., Jr. and wife, Nora of Rock Springs, WY, Scott J. of Palmerton; 10 grandchildren; two great-grandchildren. Services:
Memorial services 7 p.m., Friday, Campton Funeral Home, 525 Delaware Avenue, Palmerton, PA 18071. Call 6 to 7 p.m., Friday in funeral home. Private interment. Online condolences www.schislerfuneralhomes.com