Paul "Tony"ì³Œ Samuels, 74 of Slatington died Friday February 7, 2014 at St. Luke's Hospital, Miners Campus, Coaldale. He was the husband of the late Paulette F. (Kern) Samuels, who died in 2000. Born in Allentown, he was the son of the late Claude E. and Marguerite C. (Beck) Samuels. Tony was a private 1st Class paratrooper in the US Army during peacetime, and was stationed in Fort Bragg, NC. He worked for the maintenance crew of Washington Twsp. for many years before retiring. Following his retirement, he worked for Kenman Water Co., as a meter reader. Tony was a very passionate fisherman all his life.
Survivors: Son; Paul A. Samuels, Jr. and wife Suzanne of Allentown. Daughter; Lora Nunes of Slatington. Grandchildren; Jessica Nunes, Corey Michael Samuels, USMC. Friend; Patricia Newbury who resided with him. Brothers; Bruce B. Samuels and wife Janet L. of Coplay, Joel D. and wife Linda of IL. Sisters; Nanette S. Kuhns of Allentown, Pamela G. Samuels of Bethlehem. Many Loving nieces & nephews. Tony was pre-deceased by brothers; C. Emory, William C., Charles R., Terry C. and Christopher and sisters; Elaine, and Dolores.
Services: 11AM Thursday February 13 2014, Harding Funeral Home, 25-27 N. Second St, Slatington PA. Calling hour 10-11AM at the funeral home.
Contributions: In Tony's memory can be made to the American Legion Post 16, 510 Main Street Slatington PA 18080