American Veteran 08

Samuel T. Geist

February 1, 1944 ~ June 26, 2019 (age 75)


Samuel T. Geist, 75, of Catasauqua, passed away on Wednesday morning, June 26, 2019 at his home surrounded by his loving family.

Born February 1, 1944 in Allentown, he was the son of the late Elda M. (Moyer) and Earl F. Geist. His wife of 43 years, Diane E. (Bergstresser) Geist, passed away on June 12, 2013. They were married on December 14, 1969.

Samuel served his country honorably and faithfully as a member of the Unites States Navy. He was an over the road truck driver for over 40 years working for several companies and received awards for his safe driving. He attended Liberty High School and enjoyed reading, movies and especially spending time with his family.

Samuel is survived by his three daughters, Jodi L. (Geist) Starkey, wife of Ronald L. Starkey, Catasauqua, Tina M. (Geist) Miller, fiancee of Joe Stewart, Catasauqua and Erin L. Geist, Catasauqua. He is also survived by his grandchildren, Lester Jr., Samantha, Katelyn, Jordan, Jacob and Kara and by his various grandpuppies.

Along with his parents, Sameul was preceded in death by a sister, Mary Ellen Lawson.

Services for Samuel will be private. Burial will take place in Allen Union Cemetery, Northampton.

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