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Donald R. Roth

Wednesday, January 9, 2019 by The Press in Obituaries

VFW Post 7293 member

Donald R. Roth, 68, of Slatington, died unexpectedly Jan. 3, 2019, at Lehigh Valley Hospital, Allentown. He was the husband of Visitacion “Bess” (Orayan) Roth for 47 years.

Born in Northampton, he was a son of the late Ralph J. Roth and the late Marilyn E. (Peters) Roth.

He was a Parkland High School graduate.

He was an Engineman Third Class in the U.S. Navy during the Vietnam War.

He worked in assembly at Mack Trucks, Allentown, then was a cabinet maker for the former American Kitchens and Morris Black, both of Allentown.

He was a member of St. John’s United Church of Christ, Laurys Station.

He was a member of the VFW posts of Macungie and Egypt.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by a son, Darin and his wife Roxann of Baltimore, Md.; a daughter, Mary Ann Nomie of Allentown; a grandson, Darion Nomie of Harrisburg; and an aunt, Roma Kemmerer of Allentown.

Contributions may be made to Disabled American Veterans-VA Regional Office and Insurance Center, P.O. Box 42938, Philadelphia, 19101-293.

Arrangements were made by Schisler Funeral Home Inc., Northampton.