James M. Goldey James M. Goldey

James M. Goldey, 90, of Luther Crest Retirement Community, South Whitehall Twp., passed away peacefully January 28, 2017 surrounded by his loving family in the Lehigh Valley Hospital, Salisbury Twp. He was the beloved husband of the late Jeanne P. (Potts) Goldey. James was a physicist at Bell Labs in Allentown for his entire career. Born in Wilmington, DE, he was the son of the late Robert and Ellen (Mearns) Goldey. James was a graduate of the University of Delaware and Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He was an Army Veteran of WWII and Korea. James was a member of the First Presbyterian Church of Allentown. He enjoyed playing golf, visiting Kauai and he loved astronomy. He was known for his quick wit and selflessness.

Survivors: Son: James P. Goldey and his wife Meredith of Gilbertsville, PA, Daughter: Kristina G. wife of Terry Saunders of Halfmoon, NY, Grandchildren: Tabitha L. Goldey of Denver, CO and Jaiden N. Goldey of Gilbertsville, PA and numerous nieces and nephew from around the country.

A funeral service will be held on Wednesday, at 2 P.M. in the First Presbyterian Church of Allentown 3231 W. Tilghman St. Allentown. A calling hour will be held from 1 P.M. to 2 P.M. in the Church.

Contributions may be made in his memory to the American Cancer Society, Lehigh Valley Chapter, 3893 Adler Place Bethlehem, PA 18017.

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