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John  C.
Keyser

June 9, 1934 – March 18, 2021

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John Keyser, 86, of Bethlehem, passed away on Thursday, March 18, 2021 in Lehigh Valley Hospital - Muhlenberg. He was the beloved husband of Helen (Varady) Keyser, with whom he shared 44 years of marriage. Born in Ramsey NJ, he was a son of the late John and Hilda (Scholz) Keyser. He was a graduate of Muhlenberg College with a degree in Social Work and was a member of Phi Kappa Tau. Later he received a Master's degree in Journalism from Lehigh University. Following college he served in the U. S. Marines as a radio operator. John worked as a staff reporter for the Morning Call for many years and later for Owens Brockway Company for 9 years before retiring. John was an active member of St. John's Windish Lutheran Church, Bethlehem, where he sang on the choir for over 50 years, taught Sunday School and served on various congregation committees over the years. He was also a member of the Steelworker's Archives, South Bethlehem Historical Society and the Bethlehem/Murska Sobota Sister Cities Association.

Survivors: In addition to his wife, Helen, he is also survived by his sister, Margaret Richardson (Roger) of Franklin Lakes NJ, a niece and a nephew.

Services: Relatives and friends are invited to his graveside service on Wednesday, March 24th at 11 :00 A.M. in Bethlehem Memorial Park, Dewberry and Madison Avenues, Bethlehem. Viewing will be private. More info at www.jamesfuneralhome.org. Arrangements entrusted to JAMES FUNERAL HOME, Bethlehem. Due to Covid 19 restrictions, Masks and Social Distancing will be required.

Contributions: In lieu of flowers, contributions to St. John's Windish Lutheran Church, 617 E. Fourth St., Bethlehem PA 18015 would be appreciated.

Service Information

When
Wednesday, March 24th, 2021 11:00am
Location
Bethlehem Memorial Park Cemetery
Address
1851 Linden Street
Bethlehem, PA 18017
Service Extra Info
Due to Covid 19 restrictions, Masks and Social Distancing will be required.

Interment Information

Location
Bethlehem Memorial Park Cemetery
Address
1851 Linden Street
Bethlehem, PA 18017
Interment Extra Info
Due to Covid 19 restrictions, Masks and Social Distancing will be required.
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