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 James T Haldeman, Jr

James T Haldeman, Jr

Birth
Coaldale, Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania, USA
Death 20 Mar 2008 (aged 52)
Allentown, Lehigh County, Pennsylvania, USA
Burial Lehighton, Carbon County, Pennsylvania, USA
Memorial ID 175480371 · View Source
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James T. Haldeman Jr.
James T. Haldeman Jr., 72, of 717 N. First St., Lehighton, passed into eternal rest of March 20 in Lehigh Valley Hospital, Salisbury Township. He was the husband of Kathleen L. (Driesbach) Haldeman. They were married for 53 years last Sept. 25. Born in Coaldale, he was a son of the late James H. and Mary A. (Conarty) Haldeman. After high school, he faithfully served his country with the Marine Corps during the Korean War attaining the rank of private first class. He worked for Lehigh Valley Railroad and later Conrail as a brakeman retiring with more than 40 years of service. He was a member of Ss. Peter & Paul Catholic Church, Lehighton. He held a life membership with Lehigh Fire Company No. 1. An avid hunter, fisherman and outdoorsman, he also held a life membership with Beaver Run Rod & Gun Club. He loved spending time with his family, especially raking clams, crabbing and camping on the eastern shore. Survivors: Wife; two daughters, Stephanie A., wife of Gregory Mriss and Lori E., wife of Art Dietz, all of Lehighton; two sons, Mike and his wife, Louise, of Palmerton and James of Lehighton; two sisters, Nancy A. Haldeman of Weatherly and Mary Beth Horn of Lehighton; two brothers, Dennis J. and his wife, Lynn, of Lehighton and Robert F. and his wife, Angelica, in Florida; two grandsons, five granddaughters; nieces, nephews. He was preceded in death by a sister, Marguerite Tessitore. Services: prayers, 10 a.m. Tuesday, March 25 in the Andrew P. Ovsak Funeral Home, Fourth and Iron streets, Lehighton, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 10:30 a.m. in Ss. Peter & Paul Roman Catholic Church, Third and Coal streets, Lehighton, with the Rev. Edward J. Essig officiating. Interment will be private, at the convenience of the family. Visitation from 6-8 p.m. Monday, March 24 and from 9-10 a.m. Tuesday in the funeral home. Contributions: In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in his name may be made to the American Red Cross or Ss. Peter & Paul Roman Catholic Church Memorial Fund, c/o the funeral home, 18235.

Published in Morning Call on Mar. 22, 2008


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  • Created by: b artz
  • Added: 18 Jan 2017
  • Find A Grave Memorial 175480371
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for James T Haldeman, Jr (26 Aug 1955–20 Mar 2008), Find A Grave Memorial no. 175480371, citing Saints Peter and Paul Roman Catholic Cemetery, Lehighton, Carbon County, Pennsylvania, USA ; Maintained by b artz (contributor 47180620) .