Carol J. Jaffe
Carol J. Jaffe, 83, of Emmaus, died Aug. 9, 2013, at Woodland Terrace, Allentown. She was the wife of Donald Jaffe. The couple celebrated 60 years of marriage Feb. 1. Born in St. Louis, Mo., she was the daughter of the late Lyndon and Dorothy (Over) Rodgers.
She received her Bachelor of Science in Nursing in 1953 from Simmons College in Boston and obtained her license as a registered nurse. She was first employed as a public health nurse in Massachusetts and she later worked at a hospital in New York. She was on the Emmaus Board of Health from 2001 to 2005 where she served as president from 2003 to 2005.
She was a volunteer at Lehigh Valley Hospital for 30 years and at Meals on Wheels of Lehigh County for seven years.
She is survived by her husband; children, Nancy and her husband Chris McCarthy of Singapore, Rodger of New York City, Jannah Saleh of Upland, Calif., Richard and his wife Rebecca of Yardley, and Atty. Robert and his wife Catherine Lazarus of St. Petersburg, Fla.; 14 grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; sister, Barbara Caseau.
Services will be held 10:30 a.m. Friday at Bachman, Kulik & Reinsmith Funeral Home, 225 Elm St., Emmaus. A viewing will be held 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Friday in the funeral home.