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Donald W. Davis

Tuesday, July 3, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

Porter Lodge No. 284 F&AM member

Lt. Col. Retired Donald W. Davis, 73, of Fogelsville, died June 19, 2018, at St. Luke’s Hospital-Anderson campus. He was the husband of Constance “Connie” (Gartner) Davis for 43 years.

Born in Philadelphia, he was a son of the late Edwin H. and Emily W. (Schaefer) Davis.

A graduate of Lehigh University, he received a bachelor’s degree in chemical engineering in 1966 and his MBA in 1973.

He was the president and owner of StorCon Systems from 1986 until the present.

A lieutenant colonel retired serving with the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War and specializing in military intelligence, he was a past commander of the Honorary First Defenders.

He was a member of the Zeigel United Church of Christ, Breinigsville, where he served on consistory as a deacon and treasurer for many years.

He served his community as a former planning commissioner and supervisor of Weisenberg Township.

A member of the Weisenberg Lowhill Historical Society, he also was a member of the Allentown West Rotary Club and Porter Lodge No. 284 F&AM, North Catasauqua.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by a son, Chad W. and his wife Allison of Fogelsville; two granddaughters, Hallie and Emory; and numerous nieces and nephews.

He was predeceased by two sisters, Ruth Mucha and Shirley Schaertel.

Contributions may be made in his memory to the church, 9990 Ziegels Church Road, Breinigsville, 18031, or in honor of “The Rivalry” to Lehigh University, directed to the Lehigh Fund at giving.lehigh.edu or send a check payable to: Grace Kelleher, The Lehigh Fund, 306 S. New St., suite 500, Bethlehem, 18015; or memorial donations can be made to Lafayette College and directed to the Lafayette College annual fund at development.lafayette.edu/ or send a check payable to: Lafayette College, Box 3000, Easton, 18042.

Arrangements were made by Stephens Funeral Home Inc., Allentown.