Clipped From Lebanon Daily News
Howard W. Altemos Howard W. Altemos, 71. 3050 W. Tremont St., Allentovn. founder of the Altemos Fuel Oil and Heating and Service Co. Alleatown, died Tuesday in the Allentown Hospital. He sold the business in 1P66. He started as a one man operation in 1931. By 1954, the operation Included 17 trucks, two dozen employes and storage for 150,000 gallons of oil. He was a charter member and past officer of the Allentown Heating Association. He was also a director and vice president of the Allentown Federal Savings and Loan Association. For many years, he was active ,| > V'4l.lJJUJ.i; | 7 ( 7VUJ-LJ, IIV"L4VUUKJ.TW in a number of fraternal, sonic and business organizations. He was the husband of Gladys M. Dorshimer Altemos. Born in Nazareth, Pa., be was a son of the late Jacob and Susan May Altemos. During World War One he served with the 109th Machine Gun Battalion. He spent 18 months overseas with the American expeditionary forces, and was discharged as a sergeant. He was a member of St. James Lutheran Church, Allentown. Surviving besides his wife, are a son, Howard Jr., at home; a daughter, Mrs. Doris Sweeney, Los Vegas, Nev., and four sisters: Mrs. Bessie Kitchen, Allentown; Elmira, wife of Edwin Edick, White Hall; Ada Bradberry, Hazleton, and Orephea, wife of Christopher Ecker, Allentown.