August 18, 2021
Lester Maurice Stein, Jr., age 91, died on August 18, 2021, passing away peacefully at LVHN-Muhlenberg after health issues from heart disease. He was the loving and devoted husband of the late Joan D. (Trumbauer) Stein with whom he is now reunited with. Lester, born February 4, 1930, in Allentown, was the son of the late Lester M. Sr. and Elaine E. (Erney) Stein and was brother to the late Dolores E. Stein. Lester graduated from William Allen H.S. and received his architectural license from the International Correspondence School. He was employed by Wolf & Hahn, Tilghman Moyer Co., partner of Tretheway & Stein, and was self-employed with offices in Nazareth and Bethlehem. He was a partner of Cornerstone Consulting, Engineers & Architectural, Inc. until retiring at age 85. He held architectural licenses in most states up and down the east coast and was architect for countless buildings and homes throughout the Lehigh Valley, including the former Nazareth Junior H.S., renovations to Muhlenberg Medical Center, the baseball field for Easton School District, and the Brandywine Visitors Center. He was most proud of designing his former home in Bethlehem, where he lived with his loving wife and family for over 40 years. Lester was a member of the American Institute of Architects, Rotary and Lions Clubs, and sang with the MORA chorus. He taught drafting at The Pennsylvania State University (Fogelsville Campus). He was a member of Holy Cross Lutheran Church and St. Michael’s Lutheran Church, where he and his wife held admin. positions and sang in the church choir for many years. Most recently, Lester lived at The Atria where he enjoyed singing, playing bingo, and conversing with fellow residents. His genuine smile and gentle nature made Lester easy to talk to and laugh with. Lester is survived by his three children, son Jeffrey D. and wife L. Gwen Stein of Danielsville; daughter Linda K. and husband Mark Metzgar of Easton; and daughter Jennifer J. of Bethlehem. He is dearly missed by his five grandchildren - Sebastian, Sienna Sennholz and husband Matthew, Julia, Nicole, and Rocco. Viewing and funeral service will be held on Saturday, Aug. 28, at Trexler Funeral Home. Calling hours 9:30-10:30 am, service to follow. Burial will be at Greenwood Cemetery, Allentown, PA. In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made to PC Hope Foundation (J’s Run), PO BOX 3513, Wescosville, PA 18106.
Lester Maurice Stein, Jr., age 91, died on August 18, 2021, passing away peacefully at LVHN-Muhlenberg after health issues from heart disease. He was the loving and devoted husband of the late Joan D. (Trumbauer) Stein with whom he is now reunited... View Obituary & Service Information
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