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George C. Passaro Sr. George C. Passaro Sr.

George C. Passaro Sr.

Thursday, May 16, 2019 by The Press in Obituaries

member of St. John’s UCC

George C. “Tech” Passaro, Sr., 76, of Laurys Station, North Whitehall Township, died May 5, 2019, in his home.

He and his wife Judith D. (Royer) Passaro were married on June 9, 1978.

Born in Allentown, he was a son of the late Henry and Marion (Wentz) Passaro.

A credit analyst for Praxair Corp., Allentown, formerly GTS Welco Co., for 36 years, he retired in 2016.

Previously, he worked for Bonney Forge, Allentown.

He was a member of St. John’s United Church of Christ, Laurys Station.

A 1960 graduate of the Dieruff High School, East Allentown, he attended Georgia Tech.

He was an Army veteran of Vietnam, achieving rank of SP5 (T).

In addition to his wife, her is survived by a son, George C. Jr. of Allentown; daughters, Corrina M. and husband Christopher Lillis of Easton, and Velecia L. Passaro and husband Chad Tully of Northampton; sister Evelyn Kloiber of Allentown; grandchildren Heather and Gemma; and numerous nieces and nephews.

He was predeceased by brothers Mark, Gordon, Joseph and John Passaro; and sisters Theresa Passaro and Pauline Lombardo.

Memorial contributions may be sent to Wounded Warrior Project, P.O. Box 758517 Topeka, KS 66675 or to Lehigh Valley Children’s Centers, 1501 Lehigh St., Suite 208 Allentown, PA 18103.

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Arrangements made by Schisler Funeral Home, Northampton.