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Galen Freed

Galen L. Freed, 70, of Slatington, passed away Thursday, May 14, 2020 at Lehigh Valley Hospital, Salisbury Twsp.   He was the husband of Susan ( Rambo) Freed.   Born in Sellersville on April 9, 1950, he was the son of the late Lloyd and Grayce (Stump) Freed.   Galen was employed by the County of Lehigh for over 30 years, working in various capacities, including in the tax assessment department.   He was actively involved in the community, being a member of Boy Scouts Troop 66, Voice of the Eagle for the Eagles Scouts, long time Slatington Borough Council member and former president, and was a member of AA.  Galen was a member of St. John’s Lutheran Church, Slatington.

In addition to his wife Susan, Galen is survived by a son Trevor Freed of Slatington; daughter: Erin and husband Jesse Snyder of Palmerton; Grandchildren: Kayleigh & Emma; Brother: Jerry Freed; Sisters: Colleen Freed & Lisa Freed; Niece: Rachel; Nephew: Jim; Sister-in-law: Gracie Freed.   He was pre-deceased by a brother Al Freed, and nephews Jason & JJ Freed.

Services will be held privately at this time, with a celebration of life to be announced at a later date.   Arrangements are under the care of Harding Funeral Home, Slatington.   In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Northern Lehigh Food Bank, 7884 Center St, Emerald, PA 18080

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Galen you were agood part of my life from 75 to 89. We had alot of fun solving the worlds problem at the Treichlers Cafe. I remember those times fondly.  God's speed my friend

mike Schwentner Aug 6 2020 12:00 AM

Years ago, Galen was a very good friend of mine.  We had many drinks together back in the day.  O remember Galen for his smile, his laugh, and his humor.  Some of his humor was dry but we all laughed anyway.  Rip, my friend.  You were known by Schwalen at the bar we met at.  Rip my friend.

Gary Schall Aug 6 2020 12:00 AM

So very sorry for your families loss

Cathy Frey May 15 2020 12:00 AM

Sorry we could not be there just bad timing I hope you’re doing well Love you. Gary and familyGary Rambo

Gary Rambo Nov 30 -0001 12:00 AM

No words can describe how sorry we are for your loss. Someone so special will never be forgotten. You’re in our thoughts and prayers.Robin and Sarah

Robin and Sarah Nov 30 -0001 12:00 AM

Wishing you peace to bring comfort, courage to face the days ahead and loving memories to forever hold in your heartsZelienka Family

Zelienka Family Nov 30 -0001 12:00 AM