Published March 01. 2023 09:43AM
Maurice A. Blose, 93, formerly of Whitehall, died Feb. 21, 2023, at Cedar Crest Post Acute Care, Salisbury Township. He was the husband of the late Hilda S. (Bauer) Blose.
Born in Neffs, he was the son of the late Elmer E. and Emma (Sauer) Blose.
He honorably served his country in the U.S. Army during the Korean War era, with a rank of corporal.
He was employed as an assembler at Knoll International, East Greenville, for five years, retiring in 1995. Earlier, he was a foreman in the shipping and warehouse department of the former Lehigh Valley Dairy for 39 years.
He is survived by three children, Deborah A. Polzer with Stephen of Florida, Kevin M. with Donald of South Carolina and Darrin J. with Amy of Schnecksville; and four grandchildren, Kylie, Kate, Robert and Michael.
He was predeceased by six siblings, Earl, Walter, Eugene, Edgar and Bertha Blose and Doris Mengas.
Services are private at the convenience of the family.
Contributions may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, c/o the funeral home, P.O. Box 196, Schnecksville, 18078-0196.
Arrangements were made by Heintzelman Funeral Home Inc.