The Morning Call (Sunday) : 2020-11-15

COMMENTARY : 30 : 30


30 The Morning Call | Sunday, November 15, 2020 Obituaries 610-820-6565 The Morning Call extends condolence­s to the families and loved ones of those who have passed. Doris M. (Pietrobon) Giles Doris M. Giles, 85, wife of Richard W. Giles, entered eternal life on Nov. 10, 2020. She celebrated 47 happy years with her husband, the love of her life. She was a native of Allentown and graduated from Wm. Allen High School. Doris suffered the last 21 years of her life due to a spinal cord injury and nerve damage and still retained her optimism. Now her life will be pain free. During this period of time, Doris went to pool therapy at Good Shepherd and made many lasting friendship­s. Her loving husband took special care of her throughout all these years and he was her dancing partner, travel companion, and sailing mate. She had a wonderful warm personalit­y and thus many dear friends. Doris deeply loved her children and her family. I n her early years she had her own business as a fashion consultant and as a result she was always perfectly coordinate­d and elegantly dressed. These skills also gave her the ability to do an outstandin­g job of decorating her home. She loved to play bridge with several of her good friends on a regular basis. Doris was an active member of The Lutheran Church of the Holy Spirit and sang in the choir for several years. She was a faithful knitter of prayer shawls for ailing members. During high school and after graduation, she worked as a secretary for her father’s business. Doris then worked at Bethlehem Steel for 10 years and later became an administra­tive assistant at Benioff Furs for 20 years. Doris also worked parttime as a sales associate for C. Leslie Smith and a secretary at Wm. H. Taylor & Co. Doris is survived by her husband, Dick; son, Douglas and wife Amy; daughter, Deborah Smale; grandchild­ren, Colin Smale and wife Megan, Joshua Jones, Julia Jones; sister, Madeline Herman; nieces and nephews; stepdaught­er, Jennifer wife of Peter Gifford; step granddaugh­ter, Allison Gifford; great granddaugh­ters, Audrey Smale and Melody Gifford. Services will be private at the convenienc­e of the family. Schantz Funeral Home, P.C., Emmaus is handling arrangemen­ts. In lieu of flowers, contributi­ons may be made to the memorial fund at The Lutheran church of the Holy Spirit or to Animals in Distress. Honor a Loved One with an Obituary in The Morning Call It’s a final farewell; a sign of love and respect; an homage to a loved one’s life. Placing an obituary shows you care, and is now more efficient than ever before with our tool. NEW Self-Service Features of Self-Service: • Instant notice creation and review • Real-time pricing • Pre-designed templates • Enhance your notice by uploading photos and graphics • Immediate, printable proof of notice expression­s Includes print listing in the Obituary section of The Morning Call, an online notice with guestbook on themorning­ of sorrow Visit: Please sign Guest Book on www.themorning­ Call 610.820.6565 share your memories Call 610.820.6565 • Local News at Your Command The Morning Call is on the Amazon Echo. Get the latest local news, business, sports, weather and entertainm­ent headlines delivered to you from your personal assistant. Simply enable and add The Morning Call from the Skills Store to your Flash Briefing and say, “Alexa, what’s in the news?” themorning­ PRINTED AND DISTRIBUTE­D BY PRESSREADE­R PressReade­ +1 604 278 4604 ORIGINAL COPY . ORIGINAL COPY . ORIGINAL COPY . ORIGINAL COPY . ORIGINAL COPY . ORIGINAL COPY COPYRIGHT AND PROTECTED BY APPLICABLE LAW