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Josephine B. Galm

Wednesday, May 17, 2017 by The Press in Obituaries

St. Peter Roman Catholic Church member

Josephine B. Galm, 85, of Whitehall Township, died May 2, 2017, at home. She was the wife of Joseph D. Galm for 62 years.

Born in Newburgh, N.Y., she was a daughter of the late Joseph and Filippa (Orlando) Barberi.

She was a Class of 1949 Northampton High School graduate and attended Allentown Business School.

She was a secretary for Western Electric on loan to Bell Laboratories. She then was a legal secretary for Attorney Harold Caplan.

She was a member of St. Peter Roman Catholic Church, Coplay.

In addition to her husband, she is survived by two daughters, Carol, wife of the late Joseph Yanavitch of Coplay and Christine and her husband Glenn Hulse of Fairfax Station, Va.; and four grandchildren, Jessica, Natalie, Patrick and Shane.

She was predeceased by a brother, John A. Barberi; and a sister, Angelina Schock.

Contributions may be made to the church, 4 S. Fifth St., Coplay, 18037.

Arrangements were made by Brubaker Funeral Home Inc., Coplay.