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J. Julian Familia

Thursday, October 11, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

EMT, Emmaus Ambulance Corps

J. Julian Familia, 36, of Emmaus, died Oct. 4, 2018. Born in Jersey City, N.J., he was a son of Jose Familia, of Orefield and Maria (Medina) Garcia, of Florida.

He volunteered for the Emmaus Fire Department and worked as an EMT for the Emmaus Ambulance Corps. Previously he was a police officer for the Pocono Mountain Regional Police Department.

He was a member of the Emmaus Lodge No. 792 F.&A.M.

He is survived by his father; stepmother; mother; paternal grandmother, who raised him, Edita Morales, of Allentown; children, Evan, Jax, Liana and April; brother, David, of Orefield; sister, Cynthia, of Florida; nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by a stepbrother, Carlos Berra.

Contributions may be made to the Emmaus Fire Dept., 28 S. Fourth St., Emmaus, 18049.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held 11 a.m. Oct. 11 at St. Joseph the Worker Catholic Church, 1879 Applewood Drive, Orefield. A visitation will take place 5:30 to 7 p.m. Oct. 10 at the Keller Funeral Home, 1018 Church St., Fogelsville. There will be a calling hour 10 to 11 a.m. Oct. 11 in the church prior to the service.