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Dorothy L. Lerch

January 17, 2018

Dorothy L. Lerch, 87, of Easton, PA, passed away on Wednesday, January 17, 2018 in St. Luke’s Anderson Campus.

Dorothy was born in Easton, PA, a daughter of the late William Belkey and Evelyn (Rape) Gearinger.

Dorothy was married to Robert Lerch until his passing in 2005. She was a member of Faith Lutheran Church.

Dorothy is survived by a daughter Sharon Rasely and husband Bruce of Forks Twp.; a sister Ruth Belkey and friend Pat Banus of Forks Twp.; brothers William Belkey and wife Jane of Tatamy, Howard Gearinger and wife Sarah of Virginia; a grandchild Nicole V. Dreisbach and husband Robert of Northampton; several nieces and nephews.

A calling hour will be held on Monday from 10:00 am to 11:00 am in Faith Lutheran Church, 2012 Sullivan Trail, Easton, PA 18040. A Funeral Service will be held on Monday at 11:00 am in the church. Interment will be in Northampton Memorial Shrine, Palmer Twp. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of Morello Funeral Home, Inc., 3720 Nicholas Street, Easton, PA (Palmer Twp).

Contributions in Dorothy’s memory may be made to the Center for Animal Health & Welfare, 1165 Island Park Road, Easton, PA 18042. Online condolences may be offered at

Donations may be made to:

Center for Animal Health & Welfare
1165 Island Park Road, Easton PA 18042

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