Joseph B. Melcher, 94, of Bally, husband of Anna Mae (Stengel) Melcher, passed away Friday October 20, 2023 at Lehigh Valley Hospital – Cedar Crest.
Born in Barto, he was the son of the late Edwin and Kathryn (Miller) Melcher.
Joseph was an avid hunter and fisherman. He served in the US Army during the Korean War. Joe was a lifetime member of the Bally Fire Co. and an avid golfer. He was a loving family man who will be dearly missed.
Surviving along with his wife is his son Daniel Melcher; daughter Rosanne Kulp wife of Dennis; grandchildren Kelly, Justin, Nathan, Tiffanie, William, Coleen, and Brett; 9 great grandchildren; 3 great great grandchildren; sisters Eleanor Girodo, Mary Anne Blankenbiller, Polly Richard, and Millie Eddinger; and sister-in-law Mary Anne Sobjak.
Along with his parents, he was predeceased by his son Paul Melcher and brothers Edwin, Martin “Pep”, and Jerry Melcher.
A Memorial Mass will be held Tuesday October 31, 2023 at 11:00 AM at Most Blessed Sacrament Church, 610 Pine St., Bally, PA 19503. Interment will follow at the church cemetery. Visitation will be held Tuesday from 10:00-10:45 AM at the church.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Joseph’s memory to Most Blessed Sacrament Church, 610 Pine St., Bally, PA 19503.