Salisbury Press

Saturday, June 24, 2017

Merritt K. Keller

Wednesday, June 21, 2017 by The Press in Obituaries

of Zionsville

Merritt K. Keller, 85, of Zionsville, died June 15, 2017, in his home. He was the husband of Barbara A. (Laudenslager) Keller. They were married for 66 years. Born in Zionsville, he was the son of the late Leon and Marion (Houseknecht) Keller.

He was a 1949 graduate of Emmaus High School.

He honorably served his country in the Marine Corps right out of high school.

He worked for Tasty Baking Company for many years, retiring in 1989.

After retirement, he lived six months in Florida and six months in Zionsville.

Joseph Holzer

Wednesday, June 21, 2017 by The Press in Obituaries

of Salisbury Township

Joseph Holzer, 91, of Salisbury Township, died June 17, 2017, in his residence. He was the husband of Jean C. Carmitchel Csanadi. Born in Allentown, he was the son of the late Joseph and Fanny (Bolzer) Holzer.

He was a brewery worker at the former Horlacher Brewery, Allentown, for 32 years. Later he became custodian for the Salisbury School District until retiring.

He was a member of the former Allgemeiner and Austrian clubs of Allentown.

GUEST VIEW

Wednesday, June 21, 2017 by The Press in Opinion

Fighting for your life with the help of medicine, family, friends

It was difficult keeping such a rare cancer diagnosis from my sister and her family and my close friends; however, by doing so, I was able to ignore the disease and accept each day as it came.

I now look back and realize how careless and irrational my decision was to try to conceal such a disease. Concealing the disease ate away at my conscience and ultimately my physical body.

COLLEGE CORNER

Wednesday, June 21, 2017 by The Press in Columns

Students earn degrees

PENNSYLVANIA COLLEGE OF TECHNOLOGY

Area students are among those who received degrees in recent ceremonies including: Dayne W. Engler, who earned a Bachelor of Science degree in information technology sciences - gaming and simulation; Anteneh N. Tesfaye, who earned a Bachelor of Science degree in information technology: network specialist concentration, both of Allentown; Cooper R. Raub, of Emmaus, who earned an Associate of Applied Science degree in automotive technology.

Editor’s View

Wednesday, June 21, 2017 by The Press in Opinion

Politicians need to call an extended Christmas Truce to their rancor

Snoopy’s Christmas

“Christmas bells, those Christmas bells

Ring out from the land

Asking peace of all the world

And good will to man ...

“The Baron had Snoopy dead in his sights

He reached for the trigger to pull it up tight

Why he didn’t shoot, well, we’ll never know...

“The Baron made Snoopy fly to the Rhine

And forced him to land behind the enemy lines

Snoopy was certain that this was the end

When the Baron cried out, “Merry Christmas, my friend!” ...

“The Baron then offered a holiday toast