Bethlehem Press

Sunday, July 15, 2018

Lawrence W. Hebdon, worked in medical sales

Tuesday, July 10, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

Lawrence W. Hebdon, 90, of Whitehall, died July 1, 2018 at Country Meadows, Bethlehem Township. Born in Philadelphia, he was a son of the late George W. Hebdon and Gwendolyn (Haines) Hebdon. He was the husband of Ruth (McLaughlin) Hebdon for 63 years.

He attended St. Andrew’s School, Delaware; Staunton Military Academy, Virginia; and the University of Pennsylvania.

He was an U.S. Army veteran and was in the 213th AAA Gun Battalion in Korea.

He worked in sales, sales management and corporate marketing, primarily in the manufacture and sales of medical disposable products.

He was a member of Ss. Simon & Jude Catholic Church, Bethlehem; and most recently, of St. Peter Catholic Church, Coplay.

He was a member of the American Legion, Coplay and the Honorary First Defenders, Bethlehem. He was a past board member of Footprints in Time, Meals on Wheels and Victory House. He was a former member of the St. Vincent de Paul Society.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by a son, Michael and his wife Libby of Marietta, Ga.; a daughter, Laura and her husband Michael Long of Schnecksville; and five grandchildren, Alexandra, Elizabeth and Scott Hebdon and Ryan and Amy Long.

He was predeceased by a son, Mark Andrew Hebdon.

Contributions may be made to the St. Vincent de Paul Society, c/o Ss. Simon and Jude Church, 730 W. Broad St., Bethlehem, PA 18018.

Arrangements were made by Connell Funeral Home Inc., Bethlehem.