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William F. Zaun Jr., Assistant Public Defender William F. Zaun Jr., Assistant Public Defender

William F. Zaun Jr., Assistant Public Defender

Tuesday, June 12, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

William F. Zaun Jr., 76, of Lehigh Township, died June 4, 2018, at home. Born in Bethlehem, he was a son of the late William S. and the late Mae A. (Ziegler) Zaun. He was the husband of Til Marie (Valente) Zaun for 40 years.

He was a 1959 graduate of Bethlehem Catholic HS, a 1963 graduate of Georgetown University and a 1964 graduate of Villanova Law School.

He was, for six years, in the U.S. Army National Guard.

He practiced law for 30 years. He was an assistant public defender in Northampton County for 18 years and, in 2001, was appointed a district justice by then Governor Tom Ridge.

He was a member of St. Nicholas Catholic Church, Walnutport.

He was a past member of the board of directors of the Knights of St. George for 11 years. He authored and published a book, “Life Can’t Be All Serious.”

In addition to his wife, he is survived by a sister, Barbara and her husband Paul Marshall; a step daughter, Terri Barrall and her children Ashley, Eric and Lexi; and a stepson. Frank and his wife Stacey Horwath and their children, Alyssa and Kaelah.

Contributions may be made to the church.

Arrangements were made by Reichel Funeral Home Inc., Northampton.