Mr. Edward J. Allesch, 64, of Lehighton, passed away Thursday, April 4th at his residence. Born in Ringtown, Pa., on Tuesday, October 12, 1954, he was a son of the late John C. & Margaret (Ambrek) Allesch. He was of the Catholic Faith. Prior to his retirement, he was employed in the construction field and asbestos removal services. He was a member of Lehigh Fire Co. #1, & The Beaver Run Rod & Gun Club. A motorcycle enthusiast, he was a member of the former Star Touring Motorcycle Club and enjoyed participating in the “Rolling Thunder” cycle event in Washington DC for the benefit of US Veterans. He enjoyed working on cars, hunting, fishing, and taking care of his Pit Bull rescue dogs. Surviving are 2 daughters, Ashley Allesch of Lehighton, Amy, wife of Andrew Stockli of Winchester, Virginia, 2 stepsons, Daniel Murray & his wife Larissa of Summit Hill, James Murray of Jim Thorpe, 4 grandchildren, Tristan, Cole, Willow, & Spencer Stockli, 6 sisters, Kathleen wife of Roy Woodward of Tamaqua, Jacqueline, wife of Pat Fredericks of Barnesville, Melinda, wife of Charles Tuckey of Hazleton, Margaret Allesch, & Dorothy Allesch of Conyngham, Antoinette Allesch of Coaldale, 6 brothers, John Allesch of Georgia, James Allesch of Lehighton, Thomas Allesch of California, Matthew Allesch of Tamaqua, Frank Allesch of Lansford, Chris Allesch & his wife Donna of Jim Thorpe, nieces & nephews. He was predeceased by a daughter, Sabrina Allesch in 2016 and brother, Robert Allesch. A Celebration Of Life Service in his honor will be announced in the future. Online condolences can be offered at www.ovsakfh.com
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