Connell Funeral Home, Inc.
245 E. Broad Street
Bethlehem, PA 18018
(610) 868-8531

Marian Deater

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Marian M. Deater
Marian M. Deater, 87, of Bethlehem, passed away peacefully on Sunday, February 23, 2014. She was born in Avoca, PA; daughter of the late John and Mary (Anderson) George. She was the wife of the late Warren T. Deater who died in 1985. She was a sewing machine operator and worked for various factories throughout the Lehigh Valley, retiring in 1987. Survivors: She will be lovingly remembered by her children, Mary Ruth Deater, Thomas Deater, Barbara Byrum and Margaret Pecsek; grandchildren, Trudi Eckert and sons, Jay, Spencer and Tyler; Kim Wood and son, Dylan; Cindy McNew; Tracy Valentin and children, Beau, Ryan and Phylicia; Stacy Soldo and daughter, Kirsten; Louis Acevedo and children, Austin and Alexis; and sister, Roseann Fela. She was predeceased by eight siblings. Services: Viewing hours will be held in the Connell Funeral Home, 245 E. Broad St., Bethlehem, on Wednesday, February 27 from 7 to 9 p.m. and on Thursday from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. A 12 p.m. funeral service will follow. Burial will be at Cedar Hill Memorial Park, Allentown. Offer condolences online at

Published in Morning Call on Feb. 25, 2014
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