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Carl David Dries

Wednesday, March 6, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

of Macungie

Carl David Dries, 70, of Macungie, died February 27, 2013, at home with his family. He was the husband of Lois G. (Wetzel) Dries, to whom he was married for 48 years. Born in Breinigsville, he was the son of Grace (Geist) Dries, of Emmaus, and the late Junior Dries.

Before retiring in 2013, he worked at Allen Organ Co., Macungie for 50 years in various departments and lastly as an assistant foreman.

For close to 15 years, he worked craft shows under the name Iron Mountain Toys, showing his creations of wooden cars, toys and banks.

Along with his love for his antique cars, he currently held the office of activity director for Hershey Region Antique Car Club, was past president of the Ontelanee AACA, was a master judge of AACA, was a member of the National Ford V8 Car Club of America, held membership at Pottstown ACC, and since 1996, was re-elected and holding the office of vice president at Hawk Mountain after serving as past president since 1981, where he could also enjoy his passion for hunting.

He was a member of Zion Lehigh Church, Alburtis.

For 22 years, he worked with Das Awkscht Fescht, Macungie.

He is survived by his wife; mother, Grace; son, David L. and his wife, Lisa, of Kutztown; daughters, Melanie K. and her husband Thomas Caskie, of Alburtis, Suzanne E. and her husband James Moss, of Pine Grove; sister, Jane M. and her husband Henry Laurito, of Nazareth; gandchildren, Laura, Paul, Jennifer, Michael.

Memorial contributions may be made to Lehigh Valley Hospice, 2166 S. 12th St., Allentown, 18103.

Arrangements were made by the Schmoyer Funeral Home, Breinigsville.