Dr. Jacob J. "Jack" Guth Jr., 69, of Upper Black Eddy, died Thursday, Nov. 28, 2013 at Grand View Hospital, West Rockhill Township. He was the husband of Barbara H. (Hoke) Guth. He was born in Philadelphia on Sept. 14, 1944 to the late Jacob J. Guth Sr. and Caroline (Rennie). He earned a Ph.D. in organic chemistry from American University in Washington, D.C. in 1978. He most recently worked for Botaneco in Bensalem. He was a member of St. Luke's Lutheran Church, Ferndale. Jack was proud of his dedication to and being a former president of the Palisades School Board. He was active in the community of Bridgeton Township, serving on numerous committees. He enjoyed gardening, fishing, hunting and completing many marathons, and could be seen running on the roads of Upper Black Eddy.
In addition to his loving wife of 46 years this past June 24; children: John M. (Michelle) Guth of Bangor, Christine G. (Christopher) Jette of Palo Alto, Calif. He was predeceased by a sister: Cathy.
Private. There will be no calling hours. Online expressions of sympathy can be recorded at www.heintzelmancares.com. Arrangements are by the Heintzelman Funeral Home Inc., Hellertown.