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John J. Geiger

(1915 - 23 Sep 1959)

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John J. Geiger

Not Married
Rosa Amanda Moser

No Issue


Easton Express, September 23, 1954, page 21
John Geiger Jr., 44, City Fireman, Was War Veteran
John G. Geiger Jr., 44 Easton fireman, died this morning at the Veterans Administration Hospital the Bronx, N.Y. He was admitted to the Lebanon Veterans Hospital on Feb. 24. He was transferred to the Bronx hospital March 30.

Mr. Geiger resided with his brother-in-law and sister, Mr. and Mrs. William E. Wohlbach, 160 W. Lincoln Street, Easton.

He was appointed to the Easton Fire Bureau on Feb 2, 1952. He was a pump truck operator at No. 4 (South Side) Station. He was transferred to the Sixth street station about 2 1/2 years ago..

Born in Easton on Feb. 23, 1915, he was a son of John G. Geiger Sr. and the late Rosa Moser Geiger.

Mr. Geiger served in the Army during World War II. He entered service in 1943 and served 11 months with a hospital unit in England. He was discharged in 1946.

Before he went into service he was employed by his father who operated Geiger's Bakery, South Side. After his discharge he was a route man for the George F. Hellick Coffee Co. and was employed by Shriver's Gas Converting Co. of Philadelphia when the gas line in Easton were converted to natural gas.

He was a member of St. Paul's Lutheran Church, South Side; Order of Fleas, YMCA, Pennsylvania State Fire Fighters Association and International Association of Fire Fighters.

Surviving, in addition to his father and sister, Mary, with who he resided, are a brother, Earl J. O. Geiger, Easton R.D. 4: three other sisters, Jennie F., wife of Dr. Leo H. Cericola, and Mrs. Anna Sandt, both of Easton, and Elizabeth D., wife of Sterling Heil, Larabee, Iowa, and his stepmother, Mrs. Kathryn Geiger, Easton. A sister, Freda, died in 1956.

Funeral arrangements are being made by the Strunk Funeral Home, Easton.


John, Jr.
Earl J.


Last Updated on: January 18, 2006

Daughter of William Knauss and Elizabeth
Born: July 1860
Died 09 Oct 1927.