Joseph J. Maura, Jr.
Joseph J. Maura, Jr. J.J. 61, of Hellertown, died Wednesday, July 28, 2010, at the VNA Hospice House of St. Lukes, Lower Saucon Township. He is the husband of Lois M. (Deutsch) Maura. Born in Fountain Hill on June 16, 1949 to Isabel C. (Fuoco) of Bethlehem and the late Joseph J. Maura, Sr. J.J. worked as a Voice-Over for WCAU-TV an affiliate of NBC 10 Philadelphia for the past 20 years until recently retiring. Previously J.J. was employed by QVC-TV, WIP Philadelphia, KQV Pittsburg, WAEB 790, WEEX, and WGPA, under the radio names of Jim Hamilton, Jim Lloyd and J.J. Media. He is a 1967 graduate of Liberty High School and is a member of Calvary Baptist Church, Bethlehem. J.J. served as past Chairman for the Child Evangelism Fellowship of the Greater Lehigh Valley Chapter for the past 13 years and volunteered for the Camelot House for Children, Allentown. Survivors:
In addition to his loving wife of 39 years, and mother; brother, District Magistrate Wayne A. of Bethlehem; daughters, Lisa J. and her husband Brandon J. Tattershall of Buena Vista, CO, Ann M. and her husband R. Eric Shoemaker of Rochester, NY; sons, David A. and his wife Amy C. of Bethlehem, Russell J. and his wife Jennifer L. of Sanford, FL; 12 Grandchildren. Services:
Family and friends are invited to call 1 to 3 p.m. Sunday, August 1, 2010 at Calvary Baptist Church, 111 Dewberry Ave., Bethlehem. The service will be held at 3 p.m. with the Reverend Larry Burd, officiating. Online expressions of sympathy can be recorded at www.heintzelmancares.com
. The Heintzelman Funeral Home, Inc. Hellertown is in charge of arrangements. Contributions:
In lieu of flowers, memorials to the Child Evangelism Fellowship of the Greater Lehigh Valley PO Box 3687 Easton, PA 18043 and/or VNA Hospice House of St. Lukes, 1510 Valley Center Parkway, Suite 200, Bethlehem, PA 18017.
Published by Morning Call on Jul. 30, 2010.