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 Joseph P. Lightcap, Sr

Joseph P. Lightcap, Sr

Birth
Easton, Northampton County, Pennsylvania, USA
Death 29 Apr 1998
Effort, Monroe County, Pennsylvania, USA
Burial Gilbert, Monroe County, Pennsylvania, USA
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Joseph P. Lightcap, Sr.
April 29, 1998
Joseph P. Lightcap, Sr., 85, of RR 1, Effort, and formerly of RD 4, Kunkletown, died Wednesday in his home.
He was the husband of the late Dorothy E. (Stout) Lightcap and the late Agnes (Berry) Lightcap.
Born in Easton, he was a son of the late Lloyd and Artina (Snyder) Lightcap.
He had been a press photographer for the Easton Express for 35 years, retiring in 1978. He received numerous national awards for his photography.
He was a member of Salem United Church of Christ in Gilbert.
He was a member and past treasurer of the West End Ambulance Assn. in Effort and a member and past vice president of the Hemlock Lake Assn.
He is survived by three sons, Joseph Lightcap, Jr., of Saylorsburg, William Horn of Oceanside, Calif., and James Lightcap of Brodheadsville; four daughters, Elizabeth Dimmick of Bath, Margaret Ward of Shamong Township, N.J., Rosemary Veach of Zwingle, Iowa, and Dawn Kunkle of Effort; two sisters, Margaret Fuller and Emma Empfield, both of Easton; 15 grandchildren and 13 great grandchildren. He was preceded death by a brother, George Lightcap, and by two sisters, Sara Williams and Elizabeth Bender.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday from the Kresge Funeral Home, Route 209, Brodheadsville, with the Rev. Dr. Edward C. Kimes officiating. Burial will be in Gilbert Cemetery. A viewing will be held on Friday from 7 to 9 p.m.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Lehigh Valley Hospice, 1273 N. Ninth Street, Stroudsburg, 18360.
William H. Kresge Funeral Home


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  • Created by: Tom Romano
  • Added: 20 Nov 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 101028460
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Joseph P. Lightcap, Sr (unknown–29 Apr 1998), Find A Grave Memorial no. 101028460, citing Salem Church Cemetery, Gilbert, Monroe County, Pennsylvania, USA ; Maintained by Tom Romano (contributor 47471526) .