Robert E. "Zeke" Ravier, 77, of Upper Saucon Twp., died Sunday, December 16, 2012 at his home. He is the husband of Kathleen "Kay" S. (Jamicky) Ravier.
Born in Spring Valley, Upper Saucon Twp. on August 10, 1935 to the late Charles J. and Minnie E. (Eisenhart) Ravier. He served our country faithfully in the US Army as a Sergeant (T) during the Korean War. He was an agent for Prudential Insurance Agency in Kutztown for 20 years until his retirement.
Robert was a member of Church of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary, Bethlehem; life member of VFW Post 9264, Macungie, Spring Valley Sportsmen's Club, Se-Wy-Co Fire Co. and Honorary member of Beethoven Waldheim, and Puerto Rican Beneficial Society and numerous other organizations. He was one of four original inductees into the Tri-County Baseball League Hall of Fame. He was proud of helping the youth as a Lehigh County Juvenile Probation Councilor for 20 years.
Survivors: In addition to his loving wife of 53 years; sons: John C. and his wife Terry and James R. and his wife Carol all of Hellertown; siblings: Barbara wife of Allan Richards of Hudson, NC and James L. and his wife Karole of Bath; step sister: Sandra L. Frey of Center Valley; grandsons: Joshua A. and Robert J.
Services: Family and friends are invited to call 9-10 a.m. Tuesday, December 18, 2012 at the Church of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary, 4101 Old Bethlehem Pike, Bethlehem followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 10 a.m. The interment will conclude services at Union Cemetery of Hellertown. Arrangements are by the Heintzelman Funeral Home, Inc. – Hellertown.
Contributions: In lieu of flowers, memorials to the Church, 4101 Old Bethlehem Pike Bethlehem, PA 18015 or the Spring Valley Sportsmen's Club, care of 1215 Second Ave. Hellertown, PA 18055.