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Stephen J. Deutsch

Wednesday, August 8, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

Faith Evangelical Lutheran Church member

Stephen J. Deutsch, 91, of Allentown, died Aug. 1, 2018, at Country Meadows, Bethlehem. He was the husband of the late Helen B. (Billig) Deutsch.

Born in Kreidersville, he was a son of the late Steffan and Mary (Stutzenberger) Deutsch.

He was a 1945 graduate of Northampton High School.

He was a World War II veteran and was in the U.S. Army Air Corps.

He was a supermarket refrigeration specialist and worked for 22 years for R.L. Eggert Refrigeration Company, Irvington, N.J., until he retired in 1992.

He was a member of Faith Evangelical Lutheran Church, Whitehall, where he was a councilman.

He was a Scoutmaster for 10 years with Troop 32, Whitehall, and was a 10-year member of the Andreas Sporting Club.

He and his late wife raised seeing eye dogs for the Lehigh County 4-H Seeing Eye Puppy Club for 30 years.

He is survived by a son, Michael S. of Walnutport; a sister, Hilda and her husband Richard Mortimer of Coplay; and a brother, Donald Deutsch.

He was predeceased by a daughter, Roberta H. Deutsch; and a sister, Rosie McGinley.

Contributions may be made to the church, 3355 MacArthur Road, Whitehall, 18052.

Arrangements were made by Robert S. Nestor Funeral Home Inc., New Tripoli.