Thomas Beitelman
1942 - 2020
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Thomas Kermit Beitelman who was born June 10, 1942 passed away May 22, 2020. He was the son of the late Kermit T. Beitelman and Louise E. (Russiano) Beitelman. After graduating from Parkland High School in 1960, he attended Cornell University, studying mechanical engineering. He joined the Navy and served on the Air Carrier U.S.S. Forrestal. He owned and operated Beitelman’s Express until going to work for Air Liquide until retirement. While retired, he drove the Bloodmobile for Miller-Keystone Blood Center. He was an avid hiker, hiking 1500 miles of the Appalachian Trail with his close friend Brenda. He traveled widely including Antarctic, Peru, the Galápagos Islands, Europe, Alaska and Hawaii. Survivors: sister Gail Beitelman of Allentown; stepson William Graul of Westminster, SC; stepdaughter Lisa Graul Oswald of Macungie. Services: Private. Arrangements by Trexler Funeral Home, Allentown.

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Published in Reading Eagle from May 23 to May 24, 2020.
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May 26, 2020
Tommy was a very nice, polite and talkative person. I always enjoyed talking to him and seemed to like the same things. We knew each other since third grade. We spent most of our early school years together. Very nice person.
Don and Ginny Haberman
Friend
May 25, 2020
May the love of friends and family carry you through your grief. Tom was such a nice man and so intelligent. We hiking club member will surely miss him out on the trail.
Diane Paxson
May 24, 2020
I worked with Tom years ago at MG Industries. He was always a positive, friendly person. A wonderful coworker! So sorry for your loss.
Rich Smith
Coworker
May 24, 2020
Shocked to see an old friend as passed. Time as passed since we were young and wild. Not sure I would recognize him today, still has a youthful face. Sure enjoyed our times working in the garage and going to the cabin and Jersey shore, NYC. The 70's were great times. RIP ....
Fred Butch Gibiser
Friend
May 24, 2020
May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow.
Herb V H
Friend
May 24, 2020
THANK YOU FOR SERVING!!
A.J. US Army Retired
Friend
May 24, 2020
Thank you for your service to our country. Rest In Peace.
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