John L. Deily
John L. Deily, 91, of Allentown, went home to be with his Lord, Saturday, December 7, 2013, in his home surrounded by his loving family. He was the husband of Reba M. (Baer) Deily. They celebrated their 69th wedding anniversary last June. John was born in Allentown, a son of the late John A. and Mabel A. (Smith) Deily. He was a police officer
for the Allentown Police Department for 41 years where he served as a lieutenant detective before retiring in 1989. John was a member and elder of Cedar Crest Bible Fellowship Church, formerly Bethel Bible Fellowship Church, Allentown. He taught the adult Sunday school class from 1951 to 2001. John was an U.S. Army
Veteran of World War II
, serving in France. Survivors:
Wife; son, David, husband of Joyce Deily, of Allentown; sister, Betty Toogood of Allentown; grandson, Jonathan, husband of Cheri Deily, and their children, Jackson, Charlie John, and Courtney; granddaughter, Jeanna, wife of Tim Werner, and their children, Abigail, Gretchen, Sadie, and Julianna; granddaughter, Adrienne Williams and her children; granddaughter, Laura Williams. He was predeceased by his daughter, Diane E. Williams; brother, Carl Deily; and his sister, Evelyn Downing. Services:
Noon, Friday, in the Cedar Crest Bible Fellowship Church, 1151 South Cedar Crest Boulevard, Allentown. Call 10 a.m. to noon, Friday, in the church. Interment with military honors will be in the Highland Memorial Park, Allentown. Arrangements by Stephens Funeral Home, Inc. www.stephensfuneral.com
Cedar Crest Bible Fellowship Church, 1151 S. Cedar Crest Boulevard, Allentown, 18104.