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Richard J. Geschel

Tuesday, July 3, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

assembler, Mack Trucks

Richard J. Geschel, 77, of Fogelsville, died June 23, 2018 at Lehigh Valley Hospital, Salisbury Township. He was the husband of Neola C. (Steiner) Geschel. Born in Allentown, he was a son of the late Joseph and Emma (Schlener) Geschel.

He worked as an assembler at Mack Trucks, Inc. for 32 years and served in the U.S. Air Force. He was a member of St. John’s Lutheran Church, Fogelsville. He was a volunteer firefighter for the Fogelsville Fire Co. for 25 years where he was currently serving as trustee.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by a son, Scott and his wife Lynn, of Emmaus; daughter, Stacey and her husband Ken Divers, of Orefield; brother, Robert and his wife Dolly, of Emmaus; sisters, Dolores Matthews, of Elizabethtown, Judy and her husband Dr. Peter Neumann, of Wescosville; grandchildren, McKenzi, Dalton, Merritt, Matthew and Miley; nieces and nephews.

Contributions may be made to Lehigh Valley Hospice, 2024 Lehigh St., Suite 100, Allentown, 18103, the Fogelsville Fire Company, P.O. Box 1 or St. John’s Lutheran Church, P.O. Box 966, both in Fogelsville, 18051.

Arrangements were made by Keller Funeral Homes, Inc.