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Arthur J. McAfee
Arthur J. McAfee, 77, of Whitehall, formerly Allentown, died Wednesday March 9, 2011 in Fellowship Manor Whitehall. He was the husband of Helen C. (Heitzer) McAfee, they were married 50 years last April. Born in Allentown, he was the son of the late Arthur I. and Helen McAfee. He was a member of St. Francis of Assisi R.C. Church in Allentown. Arthur graduated from Allentown High School and played on the 1951 State Champion Basketball team. He served in the United States Navy during the Korean War. He was employed as a draftsman for Air Products and Chemicals for 44 years, retiring in 1996. He was active in cycling, and was a former official at the L.V. Velodrome, he was a member of the Lehigh Wheelman. Survivors: Along with his wife Helen are sons; Michael P. and wife Margaret, of Dover NH, Daniel J. and wife, Eleanor of Breinigsville, and Brian J., of Philadelphia; grandchildren, Patrick and Catherine, of Dover NH. He was preceded in death by his brother, Peter. Services: Mass of Christian Burial: 10 a.m. Saturday March 12, 2011 at St. Francis of Assisi R.C. Church 810 N. 11th St. Allentown,PA. 18102. Call 9 to 10 a.m. Saturday in the church. Arrangements Trexler Funeral Home Allentown PA Contributions: St. Francis of Assisi R.C. Church Memorial Fund. www.trexlerfuneralhome.com.
Published in Morning Call on Mar. 11, 2011
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