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The Rev. Robert G. MacIntyre

September 2, 2011

The Rev. Robert G. MacIntyre, 52, Bethlehem, formerly of Kingston, died Friday, September 2, 2011, in St. Luke’s Hospital, Bethlehem.

Born September 5, 1958, in Kingston, he was a son of Gladys Watkins MacIntyre of Exeter, and the late James H. MacIntyre.

He was a graduate of Wyoming Valley West High School and Wilkes University with a degree in Electrical Engineering.

He received his M/DIV from the Princeton Theological Seminary in 1998. He has been the Pastor at Olivet United Presbyterian Church, Easton, since 1998, where he held a Scottish Communion Service with tartan roll call every year.

Prior to his ordination, the Rev. MacIntyre was a project design engineer in satellite communications at the Tobyhanna Army Depot for many years.

He was president of the Board of Trustees of the Lehigh Presbytery from 2005 to 2011 and member of their Camp and Conference Committee since 1999. He also served on the Boards of ProJeCt, Safe Harbor, the “Wee Care” Day Care, Crop Walk, the Interfaith Council, Easton, and Habitat for Humanity.

He was also a former member of Church of Christ Uniting, Kingston.

Surviving him are his mother, Gladys; brother, James, Shavertown; two nieces, Aarika and her husband Christian Yates, Davidsville, and Kara MacIntyre; aunts, uncles and cousins, including Sue Stine, Alexandria, Va.

Services will be announced by the Ashton Funeral Home, 14th and Northampton streets, Easton.

Memorials: may be made to Olivet United Presbyterian Church, Easton, or Church of Christ Uniting, Kingston.

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