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Obituary for Glen R. Oswald
Glen R. Oswald, 93 of North Catasauqua, died Tuesday November 23, 2010 at Westminster Village in Allentown. He was the husband of Ann D. (McNally) Oswald of North Catasauqua. Born in Catasauqua, he was a son of the late Gus E. and Allie S. (Witmyer) Oswald. Glen was a member of St. Lawrence the Martyr Catholic Church in North Catasauqua and the Holy Name Society. He worked as an Impression Die Sinker for Bonney Forge of Whitehall for 20 years before retiring in 1983. Prior to that he worked for Phoenix Forge of Catasauqua for 20 years. Glen was a WWII veteran serving in the Navy in the Pacific Theater. He was a member of the American Legion Post #215 in Catasauqua, the Knights of Columbus of Allentown and the Catasauqua Men's Club. Surviving with his wife Ann are his daughters Louise Oswald of North Catasauqua and Loretta Hitz and her husband Gary of Burke, VA; grandchildren Lauren Hitz and Brent and his wife Heather Hitz; niece Jeanne Lindquist and her husband Bill of Schnecksville. Mass will be held at 1pm Saturday, November 27th, 2010 at St. Lawrence the Martyr Catholic Church, 1001 Second Street, North Catasauqua, 18032. Call from 11:30-12:30pm at Brubaker Funeral Home, Inc., 234 Walnut St. Catasauqua, 18032. Memorial contributions may be made in his name payable to the church.