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Friday, October 20, 2017

Raymond G. Shuey

Wednesday, June 14, 2017 by The Press in Obituaries

member of Jordan Lutheran Church

Raymond G. “Ray” Shuey, 79, of Orefield, died June 12, 2017, in his home surrounded by his loving family.

He was the husband of the late Mary Anne (Charnogursky) Shuey.

Born Sept. 29, 1937, in Frackville, he faithfully and honorably served his country in the U.S. Navy during a peacetime era.

He retired in 2008 from National Penn Bank as a senior vice president of purchasing and facilities.

Before that, he was facilities manager at the former Nations Credit and Finance America, both in Allentown.

He also owned and operated the former Kay Cee Homes Building and Electrical Contractors for 35 years.

He was a member of Jordan Evangelical Lutheran Church, Orefield, and Greenleaf Lodge 561, F.& A.M., Allentown.

A 1955 graduate of Schuylkill Haven High School, he lettered in football there and played for the 1953 PA Eastern Conference Championship Team and the undefeated 1954 team.

He was awarded honorable mention to the PA All-State Football Team.

He graduated from the Naval Academy Prep School in Bainbridge, Md., where he attended several electrical and engineering schools while achieving the rank of petty officer third class.

He was involved with the Boy Scouts of America as a Cub Master and Scout Leader for Troop 60.

He served as a youth baseball coach for the Northwestern Youth Sports League. His hobbies include hunting, skiing and auto racing.

His survivors include sons Christopher R. Shuey and his wife, Kitrina, of Macungie, Brian G. Shuey and his wife, Renae, of Shoemakersville; and grandchildren, Alexis, Erica, Ryan, Brianna and Sebastian.

He was predeceased by a brother, Charles.

Funeral services will be 11 a.m. June 16 in Heintzelman Funeral Home Inc., 4906 Route 309, Schnecksville with the Rev. Jerel W. Gade officiating.

Family and friends may pay their respects 9:15-10:50 a.m. Friday in the funeral home. Masonic service 10:50 am. Friday. Interment with military honors will follow the service at Jordan Lutheran Church Cemetery, Orefield.

Expressions of sympathy may be made at heintzelmancares.com.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the church memorial fund c/o the funeral home, P.O. Box 196, Schnecksville, PA 18078-0196.