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Richard J. Geschel

Wednesday, June 27, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

member of St. John’s Lutheran Church

Richard J. Geschel, 77, of Fogelsville, died June 23, 2018, in 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.

An assembler at Mack Trucks Inc. for 32 years, he also served in the U.S. Air Force.

He was a member of St. John’s Lutheran Church, Fogelsville.

A volunteer firefighter with the Fogelsville Fire Company for 25 years, he was currently serving as a trustee.

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

Services will be 11 a.m. June 28 at Keller Funeral Homes Inc., 1018 Church St., Fogelsville, with the Rev. Nelson Quiñones officiating.

Visitation 10-11 a.m. Interment at Fogelsville Union Cemetery.

Condolences may be offered at kellerfuneralhomes.com.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Lehigh Valley Hospice, 2024 Lehigh St., Suite 100, Allentown, PA 18103; to Fogelsville Fire Co., P.O. Box 1, or to St. John’s Lutheran Church, P.O. Box 966, both in Fogelsville, PA 18051.