Richard A. "Dick" Hahn Richard A. "Dick" Hahn

Retired Allentown Police Sergeant Richard A. “Dick” Hahn, 77, of Coplay, formerly of Allentown and Emmaus died peacefully Saturday, November 11, 2017 in his home surrounded by his family. He was the loving husband of Dolores M. “Dolly” (Billie) Hahn. They celebrated their 58th wedding anniversary on June 6, 2017. Born in Allentown, he was the son of the late Allen and Anna (Urban) Hahn. After graduation from Emmaus High School in 1959, Dick enlisted in the Navy where he served on the USS John W. Weeks during the Cuban Missile Crisis. Proud of his military service, Dick was a member of American Legion Charles Henry Schaeffer Post 191, Emmaus and American Legion Howard L. Peter Post 576, Allentown. Dick was very proud of his 25 years of dedicated service with the Allentown Police Department. He served as a motorcycle police officer for 17 years, before attaining the rank of Sergeant in 1982. He retired in 1990. After retiring, Dick was a driver for the Allentown News Agency for several years. He was a member and past President of Liberty Fire Company No. 5, Allentown; life member of both the Emmaus Fire Company No. 3 and the Emmaus 4th Alarmers Club; and member of the Unami Fish and Game Association, Ranger Rod and Gun Club and the Mercantile Club.

Survivors: Wife; children, Kimberly A. Hahn of Allentown, Richard A. Hahn II and his wife Donna of Macungie, Tracy C. wife of Douglas J. Lloyd of Coplay; brother, Donald U. Hahn and his wife Janet of FL; treasured grandsons, Bradlee, Douglas C., Jesse, Shane; 7 nephews; 3 nieces. Dick was predeceased by his sister, Patricia Mess.

Memorial Service 2:00PM Saturday in the J.S. Burkholder Funeral Home, 16th & Hamilton Sts., Allentown. Call 12:30PM to 2:00PM Saturday in the funeral home. Interment is private.

In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made in Dick’s memory to the ALS Association, Greater Philadelphia Chapter, 321 Norristown Road, Suite 260, Ambler, PA 19002 or Lehigh Valley Hospice, 2024 Lehigh St., Suite 100, Allentown, PA 18103.

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