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Robert Smith

Robert Smith
Robert Dewey Smith, 72, of Allentown died Saturday, August 10, 2013 in Sacred Heart Senior Living, Northampton. He was the husband of the late Lorraine J. (Melosky) Smith. Born in Baltimore, MD, he was the son of the late John Jack and Anna M. (Heimbach) Smith. He was a 1958 graduate of Allentown High School and attended Lehigh Carbon Community College. Robert began his career as a layout operator at Western Electric, Allentown. He continued with the company through ownership name changes of A.T.&T, Lucent and Agere before retiring in 2001 after 39 years of dedicated service. Previously he worked in the shoe department of the former Hesss, Allentown. He was a member of the Evangelical Lutheran Church of the Redeemer, Allentown. A 32nd Degree Mason, Robert was a member of Jordan Lodge #673, Lehigh Consistory Valley of Allentown and Rajah Shrine, Blandon. He was a member of various social clubs in the Lehigh Valley. Survivors: Daughters, Pamela J. wife of John Nappo and Staci L. wife of Mark Morrissey all of Whitehall; beloved granddaughters, Andrea, Nicole, Rachel, Teresa and Zoe. Services: Funeral Service 10:30 a.m. Friday in the J.S. Burkholder Funeral Home, 16th & Hamilton Sts., Allentown. Call 9:30- 10:30 a.m. Friday in the funeral home. www.jsburkholder.com. Contributions: Memorial contributions may be made in Roberts memory to Lehigh Valley Hospice, 2166 S. 12th St., Allentown, PA 18103.

Funeral Home

J.S. Burkholder Funeral Home
1601 Hamilton Street Allentown, PA 18102
610-433-5161

Published in Morning Call on Aug. 12, 2013
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