The passing of June Holt

June Weidner Holt passed away on January 22, 2018 at the age of 92.  She was the devoted wife of Leon C. Holt, Jr. for over 70 years, raising their children and supporting him throughout his career

June was a founding member of the Society of the Arts of The Allentown Art Museum. She served on the boards of United Way, YWCA, Wiley House (now KidsPeace), Lehigh Valley Hospice, Sacred Heart Hospital, and The Bach Choir of Bethlehem. June was a member of the Episcopal Church of the Mediator, Allentown. She enjoyed playing tennis and bridge, fly-fishing, skiing, painting with watercolors, cooking, reading, decorating, and party planning! June loved traveling with her husband and spending summers with her family at Pocono Lake Preserve.

Edward F. Meehan, MPH, Executive Director of The Pool Trust and The Rider Pool Foundation, remembers Mrs. Holt as a thoughtful, caring role model for others and a vibrant community leader. “June was a tremendous advocate for improving the health and welfare of all those in the Lehigh Valley, especially through the arts. She will be missed.”

 

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