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Joseph Unger
Joseph Unger, 90, of Allentown, died June 10. He was born in Burgenland, Austria on July 6, 1922. He was the son of the late Celia (Mohr) and Frank Unger. Joseph served in the U.S. Marines in WWII, where he was saw active duty in the Pacific Theatre as a rifle marksman on Guadalcanal in the Solomon Islands and Iwo Jima. He was wounded in action twice, receiving the The Purple Heart and Bronze Star. Joseph was a lifetime member of The Military Order of the Purple Heart. After serving in the military he was employed at Brey and Krause Manufacturing Co, where he was the plant manager of metal finishing for 45 years. He also worked at Spandex USA inc. as a second career. Joseph was a devoted member of Faith Evangelical Free Church. Survivors: Joseph was married to the late Hilda (Nickles) for 25 years and is survived by their daughter, JoAnn (Unger) Jones, married to the late John A. Jones; and their son, Spencer J. A. Jones. In addition he is survived by a step son, two step daughters, and their families. He was preceded in death by siblings: Margaret Koether, Julius Unger, Alvin Unger, Emma Hoanzle, Frank Unger, Rudolph Unger, and a sister, who died in her youth. Services: Graveside services will be held at 10 a.m., at Highland Park Cemetery on Roth Ave., Allentown on Saturday, June 15, 2013. Contributions: In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Faith Evangelical Free Church of 6528 Hamilton Blvd., Allentown.
Published in Morning Call on June 13, 2013
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