Donald B. Krall April 16, 1939 - May 11, 2019
Donald B. Krall, 80, of Macungie, passed away Saturday, May 11, 2019, in his home. He and his wife, Ann (Emmi), celebrated their 55th wedding anniversary last July. Born in Trenton NJ, he was the son of the late George M. and Charlotte P. (Kummel) Krall. He received his Bachelor’s degree in Geology from Franklin and Marshall College, Master’s degree in Geology and Science Education from Syracuse University and Doctorate degree in Geology from Rutgers University. Prior to retiring in 2010, Donald was a professor of Astronomy and Geology at Kean University for 44 years. He was a member of The Lutheran Church of the Holy Spirit, Emmaus, and former member of Iselin Presbyterian Church, Iselin NJ, where he served as an elder, deacon, financial chairman, and choir member. His hobbies included model trains, oil painting and traveling both internationally and to the National Parks. He is survived by his wife Ann; daughter, Kathy Vazquez and husband, Marcelo, Mendham NJ; sons, Jim, Hockessin DE, and Donald and wife, Judy, San Jose CA; grandchildren, Allison, Lauren, David, Marissa, Kaitlyn, Sarah, Matthew; sister-in-law, Elizabeth, Virginia Beach VA; and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by brother, Kenneth. Services: Funeral Services will be held at 11 AM Saturday in The Lutheran Church of the Holy Spirit, 3461 S. Cedar Crest Blvd. Emmaus, PA. Family and friends can pay respects from 2:00 – 4:00 and 6:30 – 8:30 PM Friday at STEPHENS FUNERAL HOME, INC. 274 N. Krocks Rd. Allentown. Interment will be in Woodlawn Cemetery, Syracuse NY. Contributions: in lieu of flowers, to The Lutheran Church of the Holy Spirit memorial fund or St. Luke’s Home Hospice, 240 Union Station Plaza, Bethlehem PA 18015.
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