In Memory

Louis Medellin

Louis R. Medellin, Sr.
louis R. Medellin, sr. 74, of Hellertown, formerly of Williams Township, passed caway Wednesday, March 6, 2013 in VNA of St. Luke’s Hospice House.
Born: december 31, 1938 in Easton, PA, he was a son of the late Ignacio and Isabel Guerterez Medellin.
Personal: His wife of 50 years, the former Darlene D. reihl, died May 27, 2010. louis retired from the Express-Times where he was employed for over 40 years. He was a 1956 graduate of Easton High School. Louis was passionate about spending time with his grandchildren and ebjoyed attending their sporting events. He also enjoyed bowling, playing quoits and had been a champion fast pitch softball player.
Membership: He was a member of Order of Fleas, inc., Citizens Hose Company and the former West Easton Athletic Association.
Surviors: Two daughters, dawn M. Culver and her husband Buck, and LuAnn Shive and her husband Dennis, all of Wilson Borough; a daughter-in-law, Sheri Medellin, of Belfast, PA; a brother Joseph, of Easton; two sisters, Maria Andreas, of Upper Nazareth Township and isabel Reign, of Moore Township; seven grandchildren, Nicole Killey and her husband Robby, Dennis Shive, Jr. and his wife, Tiffany, Ryan and Ashley Medellin, DeAnna and Rachel Shive, and Zachery Medellin, three great-grandchildren, Gianna, Sofia and Leigha; nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by two sons, Sreven on May 16, 2011, and Louis, Jr. on June 8, 2008, three brothers, Ignacio, Jr., Carlos and Frank, and a sister, Carmen Huxel.
Services: 10:30 a.m., Saturday, March 9, 2013, in the Strunk F uneral Home,Inc., 2011Northampton St. Wilson Borough, Call Saturday 9:30 to 10:30 a.m., in the funeral home. burial will be in Northampton Memorial Shrine. Offer online condolences at
Memorials: In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to, Special Olympics of Northampton County, 25 Danforth Drive, Easton, PA 18045