Thomas B. May April 3, 1944 - January 20, 2023

Thomas B. May, 78, an extremely dedicated family man, of Salisbury Twp., passed away Friday, January 20, 2023, in Lehigh Valley Health Network. He was the beloved husband of Catherine A. (Reed) with whom he shared 39 years of marriage. Born in Wilkes-Barre, he was the son of the late Zigmund and Helen (Klimovitch) May. A graduate of Hanover High School, he received his Bachelor’s degree in History and Education from King’s College and his Master’s degree in Education from Lehigh University. Thomas was employed as a history teacher at Catasauqua Middle School for more than 30 years where he was also the JV football coach for 15 years. He was a member of St. Paul’s Catholic Church, Allentown. He had a lifelong love of hunting and traveled across North America. He especially loved hunting in West Virginia. He also was an avid fly fisherman who enjoyed tying his own flies. He and his wife loved traveling and did so extensively throughout the Caribbean. Survivors: wife; sister, Patricia H. Shupp of Pittsford NY; and numerous nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his sister, Selina Downey. Services: Thursday, January 26th at STEPHENS FUNERAL HOME, INC. 274 N. Krocks Rd. Allentown. Calling hours: 9 AM until 10:30 AM, Service: 10:30 AM. Interment will be in Resurrection Cemetery. Contributions: In lieu of flowers, to Tunnels to Towers (www.t2t.org)



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