Laureen A. Lewis

Laureen A. Lewis
Laureen A. Lewis, 79, of Whitehall Twp., went to be with the Lord, Wednesday, March 20, 2013, while in the care of St. Lukes Hospice House. She was the wife of George L. Lewis. They celebrated their 56th wedding anniversary in June of 2012. Born in Hellertown, PA, she was the daughter of the late Austin and Hilda Knauss. Laureen was a 1952 graduate of Liberty High School and 1956 graduate of Kutztown University. She taught elementary school in the Allentown School District for 28 years and was an Excellence in Teaching Award recipient. She was a member of PSEA and NEA. Laureen was a member of Calvary Baptist Church, where she taught Bible School and Sunday School, directed Children Church and served on the Mission Committee and at the Crisis Pregnancy Center. Survivors: In addition to her loving husband, George; are her children, Kathy L. Strauss and her husband, Joel, of Lower Nazareth Twp., Ronald G. Lewis and his wife, Susan, of Clermont, FL, Donald C. Lewis and his wife, Elizabeth, of Orinda, CA; brother, Alton Knauss and his wife, Eleanor, of Lancaster; a twin brother, Lowell Knauss and his wife, Linda, of Largo, FL; and grandchildren, Megan Bodshaug and her husband, Kevin, Troy, Andrew, Haley, and Lindsey Lewis and Zachary and Sean Strauss. A grandson, Lewis Strauss, died in 2003. Services: Funeral services will be held 10 a.m., Monday, March 25 in the Long Funeral Home, 500 Linden Street, Bethlehem, where friends may call Sunday from 6 to 8 p.m. A memory tribute may be placed at www.longfuneralhome.com. Contributions: In lieu of flowers, to Calvary Baptist Church, 5300 Green Pond Road, Easton, 18045 or , P.O. Box 65309, Dallas, TX 75265-0309.

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Long Funeral Home
500 Linden Street Bethlehem, PA 18018
(610) 866-8059

Published in Morning Call on Mar. 22, 2013