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“JOE THANK YOU FOR HELPING ME TO GET MY LIFE BACK IN ORDER AS A YOUNG RESTLESS KID WHO DID MANY THINGS IN LIFE WRONG. MAY YOU REST IN PEACE YOU...Read More »
1 of 11 | Posted by: CARLO DELLATORE - BETHLEHEM, PA

“With deepest sympathy to your family -Karen Bartholomew Unger ”
2 of 11 | Posted by: Karen Unger

“Dear Tina,Jim and family, We were very sorry to read about the loss of your Father,Grandfather and Great-Grandfather. His life was spent...Read More »
3 of 11 | Posted by: Linda Vorhis - Center VALLEY, PA

“Tina, Grandchildren and Great Grandchildren,I'm sure Dad, Pop, Grandpop will be missed by all of you. He and Harriet were two of the dearest people...Read More »
4 of 11 | Posted by: A friend

“To the entire Bakes Family, My deepest sympathy to all of you. Joe and Harriet went to NYC with me on bus trips I organized for the Nova Ambulance...Read More »
5 of 11 | Posted by: Marie Dean - Coplay, PA

“My thoughts and prayers to the family and friends of Joe. I met Joe and Harriet a few times with my mom, Doris (Scheirer) Rauenzahn, cousin to...Read More »
6 of 11 | Posted by: Doray Mattocks - SC


7 of 11 | Posted by: Doray Mattocks - SC

“Joe was also Chief of Police when my father was mayor. We were all very fond of him. I have many very good memories of him. Chuck Bartholomew ”
8 of 11 | Posted by: Charles Bartholomew - Bloomington, IN

“With warm memories....Love, Gina and Jim ”
9 of 11 | Posted by: Gina Bartholomew - Bethlehem, PA

“My sincere condolences to Joe's family and friends at his passing. I've known Joe since my earliest moments. He was a good friend to my father ('Aho'...Read More »
10 of 11 | Posted by: George Charles Jr - Bath, PA

“Tina - so very sorry to learn of your Dad's passing. What a life lived in service to others, both for his nation and his community. My condolences...Read More »
11 of 11 | Posted by: Eileen Kutzler - Bethlehem, PA


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Joseph was born on September 11, 1923 and passed away on Friday, April 13, 2018.

Joseph was a resident of Allentown, Pennsylvania at the time of passing.

He served in the U.S. Army for three and a half years and earned four battle stars.

Calling hours 9-10 AM Monday in the funeral home. Interment to follow at Garden of Peace Cemetery, Whitehall.

Visit www.BKRFH.com Contributions: In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made to the Disabled American Veterans at www.DAV.org or you may contribute to a charity of your choice.

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