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THEODORE DALLAS JR., 81, OF NORTH COVENTRY Theodore Dallas Jr., 81, of North Coventry Twp., Pottstown, husband of Charlene A. (Schisler) Dallas, died peacefully on January 7, 2013 in Pottstown. He was a son of the late Theodore (Anagnostellis) Dallas, Sr. and the late Anna (Trivizas) Dallas. He was born January 4, 1932, and was the first baby born in Pottstown for the New Year. Mr. Dallas was an avid diver with the Pottstown High School swim team. Like his brother George, he also worked at his father's restaurant "The Vienna" as a bus boy. He was employed with Metropolitan Insurance Co. for 17 years prior to going into the concession business as the owner and operator of Dallas' French Fries for 55 years. After his wife Charlene had their four children, she began helping Ted in their business part time while raising their daughters. He was a United States Army Veteran serving during the Korean War. He was a member of Cedarville United Methodist Church, Pottstown; Stichter Masonic Lodge #254 F&AM, Pottstown; Bucktown Boosters; Rajah Temple, and a life member of the Pottstown Optimist Club. In addition to his wife of 54 years, he is survived by four daughters, Lisa A., wife of Mel Weiss, Pottstown; Karen A. Dallas, Collegeville; Nancy A. Dallas, Collegeville, and Julie A. wife of William Bradford, Pottstown; four grandsons, William, Mitchell, Theodore and Julian, and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by two brothers, George and Paul Dallas. Funeral services will be held 11 a.m. on Saturday January, 12, 2013 from Cedarville United Methodist Church, 1092 Laurelwood Road, Pottstown. Officiating will be Reverend Sherry Lantz. Burial with Military Honor's will be held at Highland Memorial Park, Pottstown. There will be a viewing from 10 until 11 a.m. on Saturday at the church. Contributions may be made in his memory to American Legion Pottsgrove Post #244, P.O. Box 477, Pottstown, PA 19464 or Caring Hospice, 400 Commerce Dr., Suite C, Fort Washington, PA 19034. Arrangements are by the Schumacher & Benner Funeral Home & Crematory, at 359 King St. in Pottstown, PA. Our web site exists to serve the friends and family of the deceased. Go to http://www.schumacherandbenner.com to extend sympathies and access additional service details.

Published in The Mercury on Jan. 9, 2013
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