Reuel Hodes

Reuel L. Hodes
Reuel L. Hodes, 80, of Whitehall, passed away on Tuesday, November 20, 2012, in his home. Reuel was the husband of Mary Lou (Eckhart) Hodes and they celebrated their 52nd anniversary this past April. Born in Bethlehem, he was a son of the late Harry F. and Phalla M. (Matz) Hodes Jr. Reuel was an office worker for the former Western Electric, Lucent Technologies, and LSI in Allentown for 35 years prior to retiring. He proudly served his country in the Marine Corps during the Korean War. Reuel was a member of the former Grace United Methodist Church in Catasauqua. Survivors: Surviving with his wife, Mary Lou; a son, Reuel L. and his wife Lisa of Palmerton; and a daughter, Robin L. wife of Michael Cirocco of Whitehall; a brother, Dale in Gainsville, FL; and a sister, Noreen wife of Charles Stamm in Danville, PA. Reuel is survived by his grandchildren, Daniel Cirocco, Ryan Cirocco, Joshua Cirocco, Megan Cirocco, Andrew Hodes and his wife Amy and their daughter Bethany Joy, Kevin Hodes, and Amanda Hodes. Services: Will be on Saturday, at 11 a.m., in the ODonnell Funeral Home, 1064 Fifth St., North Catasauqua. Calling will be on Saturday, from 10 to 11 a.m. Contributions: In lieu of flowers, contributions may be sent to the Pocono Plateau, 304 Pocono Plateau Rd., Cresco, PA 18326.

Published in Morning Call on Nov. 21, 2012