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Fred Koran

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Fred Koran
Fred Koran, 94, of Walnutport, passed away February 20, 2014 at Lehigh Valley Hospital Center, Salisbury Twp. He was the husband of the late Arlene L. Koran, who passed away in 2012. Born in Palmerton, he was the son of the late Jacob and Mary (Lapota) Koran. Fred served in the US Army Air Corps during WWII and was stationed in China, Burma, and India as part of the Flying Tigers. Fred retired from Mack Trucks as plant foreman. Also, he was the owner/operator of Koran Excavating and Perfectrun Kennels. He was a founding member and helped build the Slatington Skeet Club, and served as past president and treasurer. He was also a member of Ontelaunee Rod & Gun, Club, the American Legion Post 16 Slatington, Diamond Fire Co., East Penn Sporting Assoc, Blue Ridge Rod & Gun Club, and the Rural Sportsman Assoc. Survivors: Son, Alex Koran and wife, Gina, of Walnutport; daughters, Linda Schantz of Bethlehem, Eileen Bond of Cherryville; eight grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandson; brothers, William and Arthur Koran. He was predeceased by brothers, Nicholas and Alex Koran. Services: 11 a.m., Tuesday, February 25, 2014, at Harding Funeral Home, 25-27 N. Second Street, Slatington. Calling hour 6 to 8 p.m., Monday, February 24, at the funeral home. Interment will be private at Union Cemetery Slatington, PA. Contributions: In lieu of flowers, can be made to Blue Ridge Rod & Gun Club, 4815 Maple Dr., Walnutport, PA 18088.


Published in Morning Call on Feb. 23, 2014
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