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Lawrence Lewers Smith Lawrence Lewers Smith

Lawrence Lewers Smith

Wednesday, May 8, 2019 by The Press in Obituaries

retired from Bethlehem Steel

Lawrence “Larry” Lewers Smith of Fogelsville, formerly of Allentown, died May 1, 2019, in Lehigh Valley Hospital, Salisbury Township.

Born March 13, 1930, in Allentown, he was the son of the late Harold A. and Sadie (Lewers) Smith.

An administrative assistant to the vice president of union relations and involved in negotiations with the steel workers and United Mine Workers, he retired from the former Bethlehem Steel in 1985.

A veteran, he served in the U.S. Navy on the LST 1170 Windham County.

His survivors include his partner of 49 years, J.D. Frazee; sister Patricia Tuttle of Waynesboro, Va.; two nephews; two great-nephews and a great-niece.

He was predeceased by a sister Betty Lou.

Condolences may be offered at

Contributions may be made to the John and Dorothy Morgan Cancer Center, 1243 S. Cedar Crest Blvd., Suite 3326, Allentown, PA 18103.

Arrangements were made by Keller Funeral Homes Inc., Fogelsville.