Jack L. Nothstein Sr.
Jack L. Nothstein Sr. Jack L. Nothstein Sr., 79, of Nesquehoning, was called off from labor on Saturday, April 15, in Allentown. He was the husband of the late Suzanne E. (Knox) Nothstein, who died on June 25, 2015. Born in Weissport, he was a son of the late George and Daisy Elizabeth (Klotz) Nothstein, and was raised by his late grandparents, Oscar and Maude (LaRose) Nothstein. He formerly worked for the Bethlehem Steel Corporation and the former New Jersey Zinc Co., Palmerton, and served our country with the Pennsylvania Army National Guard, having attained the rank of captain of the 165th Military Police Battalion with 23 years of service. Jack also worked for the former Interstate Dress Carriers and Ametek, and worked as a manager of Turkey Hill convenience stores. He was of the Lutheran faith. Nothstein was a life member of American Legion Post 172, Nesquehoning. A true mason, he was a member and served as the 1993 Worshipful Master of Carbon F. & A.M. Lodge No. 242, Jim Thorpe. He was a 32nd degree member of Lehigh Consistory, Valley of Allentown, and held a membership in the Masonic 45th District Tie Club. He was a member of Rajah Shrine, Reading, The Shriners of North America, the International Order of "The Turtles," and was a charter member of the Carbon County Shrine Club. He enjoyed cooking and spending time with his loving family. Surviving are a son, Jack L. Jr. of Nesquehoning; two daughters, Leslie C. of Lansford and Lisa M. Brauchle of Allentown; a brother Thomas, and his wife, Dorothy, of Lehighton; four grandchildren, two great-grandchildren and nieces and nephews. Service: Funeral service 11 a.m. Thursday, April 20, Ovsak Funeral Home, 190 S. Fourth St., Lehighton, with SALM Emma Weaver officiating. Interment with military honors, Sky-View Memorial Park, Hometown. Call 9-10:45 a.m. Thursday. Masonic service 10:45 a.m. Thursday. Contributions in his name may be made to the American Cancer Soc., 101 W. Frack St., Frackville, PA 17931, or The Shriners Hospital For Children, 3551 N. Broad St., Philadelphia, PA 19140-4131 Online condolences can be offered at www.ovsakfh.com .
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