James E. Monroe, 58, of South Whitehall Township, died Tuesday, October 29, 2013, at home. He was the husband of Terri Lynn (Todd) Monroe, to whom he was married 25 years last month.
Born in Allentown, he was the son of the late George F. and Ella B. (Benner) Monroe. For 26 years, he worked at R.L. Reppert Construction and prior to that for Humphreys Hydraulics.
He was on the Board of Directors for the Whitehall Historical Preservation Society, was former president and board member of the Delaware River Shad Fishermans Association, former president and an honorary lifetime member of Copeechan Fish and Game Club, and a member of the Civil War Roundtable of Eastern PA. During the Vietnam War, he served in the U.S. Army.
Survivors: Wife, Terri Lynn; mother-in-law, Sandra Todd; cousins, Larry Jr., Gail, Joan, and Barbara; three nieces; one nephew; and one great-nephew.
Services: 9:30 a.m., Saturday, November 2, at Trexler Funeral Home, 1625 Highland St., Allentown. Calling on Friday, 7 to 8:30 p.m., and Saturday, 8:30 to 9:30 a.m. Burial to follow with military honors at Grandview Cemetery, Allentown. www.trexlerfuneralhome.com.
Contributions: Contributions can be made in memory of James to Whitehall Historical Preservation Society, PO Box 39, Whitehall, 18052, AstraZeneca Hope Lodge , 110 W. Laurel Ave., Philadelphia, 19012, or Leukemia and Lymphoma Society, 1525 Valley Ctr. Prkway, Suite 180, Bethlehem, 18017.