Lenora M. Augustus Lenora M. Augustus

Lenora Marie (Davis) Augustus 81, of Allentown, passed away November 23,2016 with her family around her. Born July 24, 1935 in Brownsville, PA to the late Jennie (Yore) and Roman Davis. Lenora was married to Leon T. Augustus, and celebrated 60 years of marriage in June 2016. She graduated from Brownsville High School in 1953. She worked as a secretary and bookkeeper until she began to work in the purchasing department of DuPont in Seaford Delaware, until 1969, when she left to raise her family. She was a hostess then manager of St. Thomas More Family Center and retired in 2000. She was of the Roman Catholic Faith and an active member of St. Thomas More Church in Allentown. She was a Eucharist Minister at church and in the community. She volunteered in many ways and organizations, including saying the monthly rosary at a local nursing home, cleaning the church, a past president of the Women's guild, and co-rector of retreat #3. She was a wonderful cook, decorator, and organizer. She loved spending time with her family.

Survivors: Lenora is survived by her husband, Leon; her children: Faith AugustusDrescher (married to the late David Drescher), Allentown, PA; Joseph A. and wife Joy, New Tripoli, PA; Paul M. and his wife Deborah, Flemington, NJ; and Hope (Augustus) Croslis and her husband Matthew, Egypt PA; Grandchildren: Joey Jr, Jaclyn, Jordyn, Jacob, Jason, Emily, Cole, Justin, Todd, and Michael; Sisters: Norma Quarzo and Marie Mancini, both of Brownsville, PA.
Predeceased by 3 brothers and 2 sisters, and Grand-daughter, Mary Grace.

Services: A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Friday, at 11 A.M. in the St Thomas More Catholic Church 1040 Flexer Avenue Allentown PA. A viewing will be held on Thursday from 7 P.M. to 8:30 P.M. in the J. S. Burkholder Funeral Home 16th and Hamilton Sts. Allentown and a calling hour will be held on Friday, from 10 A.M. to 11 A.M. in the Church. Interment will be at Resurrection Cemetery, Allentown.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to St Jude Children's Hospital, 501 St Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105 or to St. Thomas More Church, 1040 Flexer Ave. Allentown, PA 18103

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