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Franklin J. Light, 84, of Laureldale, died July 27, 2019 in ManorCare Health Services, Muhlenberg Township, where he had been a guest since Thursday.
He was married May 19, 1962 to Barbara Ann (Wolf) Light.
Born April 6, 1935 in Reading, PA., he was a son of the late Robert J. Light, Sr., and Elda M. (Hoffman) Light.
Franklin was employed a number of years as a steel worker with Birdsboro Steel.
He was a Marines Corps Veteran of the Korean War.
Franklin enjoyed fishing, both deep sea and fresh water.
He also enjoyed hunting and anything outdoors.
Franklin is also survived by his daughter, Linda M. (Light), wife of Gerald Perfetto of Laureldale.
Other survivors include two sisters: Evelyn M. (Light) Shaulis of Reading and Joan E. (Light) Rizzardi of Maryland.
He was predeceased by five siblings: Warren J. Light; Robert J. Light, Jr.; Catherine N. (Light) Mengel; Charles R. Light and James O. Light.
Services will be held privately.
Stitzel Family Funeral Homes & Crematory, Inc., Laureldale is in charge of arrangements.
For online condolences, visit www.StitzelFamilyFuneralHomes.com