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Lester George Bouch, Jr.

December 18, 1951 ~ October 13, 2019 (age 67)


Lester George Bouch Jr., 67, of Zion Grove passed away suddenly Sunday, October 13, 2019 at his residence.

Born in Lattimer Mines, December 18, 1951, he was the son of the late Lester and Miriam (Robinson) Bouch, Sr. and spent the past 35 years in Zion Grove, after moving from Fern Glen.

Lester was a 1969 graduate of Hazleton High School and worked as a Mechanic for the US Army Reserves, Plains. He was a US Marine Corps Veteran of the Vietnam War. Lester enjoyed fixing vehicles, model trains, and loved animals, especially cats.

Surviving are his loving wife Barbara (Davies) Bouch, Hazleton; daughter Crystal Davies; grandson Alex Davies and his fiance Crystal Kowalski, McAdoo; great-grandson Jacob Davies, McAdoo; a sister Diane Confer and her husband Charles, Spring Mills; twin brother Jacob R. Bouch and his wife Gloria, Hometown; brother Donald L. Bouch, Sr. and his wife Dolores, Bangor; and several nieces and nephews.

A visitation will be held Friday, October 18, 2019 from 6 to 8 PM at Harman Funeral Homes & Crematory, Inc. (West), 1265 Rock Glen Road, Rock Glen. Family and friends are invited to share memories of Lester following the visitation at 8 PM. Interment will take place at a later date.

Memorial donations may be made to the Hazleton Animal Shelter, PO Box 481, Hazleton, PA 18201. Online condolences can be entered and more information is available at

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Public Viewing
October 18, 2019

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Harman Funeral Homes & Crematory Inc. (West)
1265 Rock Glen Road
Rock Glen, PA 18246


Hazleton Animal Shelter
PO BOX 481, Hazleton PA 18201

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