Margaret Lush Margaret Lush

Margaret Lush, 91, of Lower Macungie Township died Tuesday, June 26, 2018 in Blough Health Care Center, Bethlehem. She was the wife of John Lush for 52 years before his passing in 2001. Born in Herdorf, Germany, Margaret was the daughter of the late Joseph and Ida Stinner. She came to the United States at age 4, settled in Allentown, and eventually became an American citizen at the age of 16. A 1945 graduate of Central Catholic High School and 1946 graduate of the Allentown Business School, Margaret worked for an insurance company in Allentown prior to her marriage. As a devoted wife, mother, and grandmother, her family was her world. For 30 years, she assisted her husband in his business, The Pennsylvania Restaurant, until he retired in August 1983. When she was not with her family, she did love to dance professionally and socially. Margaret was a member of St. Thomas More Catholic Church, Allentown and a former volunteer for Meals on Wheels of Lehigh County.

Survivors: Sons, Dr. David Lush and his wife Karyn of Penn Valley, John Lush and his wife Lynda, Michael Lush, and Joe Lush all of Upper Macungie Township; 6 grandchildren; 3 great grandchildren, and many cousins in Germany. Her daughter, Carol M. Lush Badesso predeceased her on July 19th, 2009.

Services: Funeral Mass 11:00AM Monday in St. Thomas More Catholic Church, 1040 Flexer Ave., Allentown. Call 10 to 11:00AM Monday in the church.

In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made in Margaret’s memory to the church, 18103.

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