Mr. Edward Russell Geiger

September 22, 1944 ~ June 15, 2020 (age 75)


Mr. Edward Russell Geiger, 75, of Franklin Township, Pa. passed into eternal rest on Monday, June 15th in The Lehigh Valley Hospital Center, Salisbury Township. He was the husband of Karen A. (Strohl) Geiger. They were married for 21 years last Aug. 6th, 2019. Born in Lehighton, Pa.,on Friday, September 22, 1944, he was a son of the late Roy & Edna (Iffert) Geiger. He served our country with The Army National Guard during the Viet Nam War attaining the rank of PVT. Prior to his retirement, he was employed at the Gnaden Huetten Memorial Hospital Environmental Services Department with 37 years of service. A hard worker, he also operated a cleaning business for 11 years, and worked for the Carbon Lehigh Intermediate Unit for 10 years, and also farmed part time in the local area. Ed was a member of Grace Evangelical Lutheran Church, Lehighton and enjoyed attending local farming club and Penn State Agricultural meetings. He was an avid outdoorsman and enjoyed collecting tractors. Surviving in addition to his wife are 5 children, 12 grandchildren, 4 great-grandchildren, a sister, Carol Easterlry of Parryville, a brother, Roy Geiger Jr. & his wife Mary of Forida, New York,nieces & nephews. Services and interment will be private at the convenience of the family. Memorial Contributions in his honor may be made to Grace Lutheran Church, 4th & Mahoning St., Lehighton, Pa. 18235. Online condolences can be offered at

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