East Penn Press

Friday, February 23, 2018

John L. Metz

Wednesday, January 17, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

formerly of Salisbury Township

John L. Metz, formerly of Salisbury Township, died Jan. 15, 2018, at Above & Beyond Senior Living in Allentown. He was the husband of the late Rose (Adamek) Metz, who died in 2015. Born in Manhattan, he was the son of the late Joseph and Emma (Leone) Metz.

He served his country honorably in the U.S. Army during the Korean Conflict.

He worked many years as a welder at Bethlehem Steel and was an avid bowler.

He is survived by a daughter, Patricia A. and her husband Kevin Colarusso, of Andreas; sister, Anna Machain, of Bethlehem. He was predeceased by a brother Harold.

Contributions may be made to the American Heart Association, 968 Postal Road, Suite 110, Allentown, 18109.

A graveside service will be held 11 a.m. Jan. 19, at Cedar Hill Memorial Park, 1700 Airport Road, Allentown. Arrangements were made by the K.V. Knopp Funeral Home, Inc., Allentown.