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Gerald M. "Gerry" Farnsworth, 77, of Schnecksville, died Wednesday, August 17, 2022 at Lehigh Valley Hospital Cedar Crest. He was the husband of Susan J. (Lukman) Farnsworth to whom he was married 36 years. Born in Coaldale, October 26, 1944, Gerald was the son of the late Myles K. and Ellen S. (Schaffer) Farnsworth. He was a 1962 graduate of Nesquehoning High School where he played football for 4 years. A 1966 graduate of Susquehanna University and member of the Susquehanna University Chapter of Lambda Chi Alpha, Gerry majored in Mathematics and continued playing football for 3 seasons. While at Susquehanna University, he served as the Student Council Men's Vice-President in 1966. Gerry taught Mathematics at Panther Valley High School from 1966-1970 where he coached football and track. From 1970-2002, he taught Mathematics at Parkland High School where he was an assistant football coach for 15 years. Earlier this year, Gerry was honored as he was inducted into the Carbon County Area Sports Hall of Fame. Gerry was a member of F. & A.M. Lodge # 440, Slatington as a 32 degree Mason. His hobbies included model trains, gardening and spending time with his family and his adopted Basset Hounds and Bloodhounds over the years. Survivors: In addition to his wife, Susan; daughters, Morgan N. Farnsworth of Lititz, Taylor L. Farnsworth and her husband, Zachary D. Hutchins of Philadelphia; predeceased by a sister, Carole F. Patton. Service: Private and at the convenience of the family. No public calling hours. The Heintzelman Funeral Home, Inc. in Schnecksville is in charge of arrangements. Online expressions of sympathy may be recorded at . Contributions: In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Tri-State Basset Hound Rescue and/or Susquehanna University both in care of the funeral home, P.O. Box # 196, Schnecksville, PA 18078-0196.