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James H. Atiyeh

James H. Atiyeh, 78, of Macungie passed away June 5th at Parkland Manor. He was the husband of Janet Fisher-Atiyeh. Born in Allentown, he was a son of the late Harvey and Elizabeth (Solomon) Atiyeh.

Jim was loved by all and just an all around great guy. He was an expert in automobile parts, originally in charge of the service department at Solomon Lincoln-Mercury in Bethlehem, then as a salesman at SOS Metal Products. He was a graduate of Allentown High School and Bethlehem Business College. He was a member of St. Paul's Orthodox Church in Emmaus and St. George Orthodox Church of Allentown, and a veteran of the U. S. Army.

He is survived by his wife Janet; daughters Jennifer Ashley and husband Paul of Nazareth, Janine Atiyeh of Chattanooga, TN and Jenelle Atiyeh of Chapel Hill, NC; step-sons Brian Fisher of Hilltown, PA, Scott of Wescosville, and step-daughter Jill Haines of Bethlehem; sister Eleanor Cross of Dayton, OH, grandchildren Liam and Dylan Ashley, Talya and Jake Grimaldi.

He was predeceased by his parents, daughter Jayme Grimaldi, his brother George Atiyeh and sister Rosie Abraham, step-sons Keith R. and Bruce R. Fisher.

Services: viewing on Tuesday, June 8th from 7-9 p.m. at St. Paul Antiochian Orthodox Church, 156 E. Main Street, Emmaus, also from 10-11 a.m. Wednesday followed by funeral service at 11:00 in the church. Interment at Laurel Cemetery, Whitehall.

Contributions can be made to St. Paul Church to benefit orphaned children in Syria. Arrangements by the Nicos C. Elias Funeral Home of Allentown.