PRESS PHOTOS BY C. RICHARD CHARTRAND
Western Salisbury Elementary School students dig for fossils.
Arlene L. Faustner, 90, of Emmaus, died December 5, 2012, in her home. She was the wife of the late Joseph C. Faustner who died Nov. 18, 1995. Born in Salisbury Township, she was the daughter of the late Jonas Bord and Lillian L. (Acker) Bord Remaley.
She was a member of Old Zionsville United Church of Christ.
She enjoyed playing bingo, bowling and spending time with her family.
She is survived by children, Barbara Chapkovich, Barry and Jeffrey; six grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandson.
The Lehigh Valley Sweet Adelines Chorus will present "Christmas Cards to the Lehigh Valley," a fun and festive holiday performance for the whole family 2:30 p.m. Dec. 15 in the church social hall of SS. Simon and Jude, 730 W. Broad Street, Bethlehem.
A reception of Christmas cookies and hot beverages will immediately follow the event.
Tickets may be purchased at the door or in advance with a discount for seniors and children under age 12.
This is an award-winning, all-women a cappella chorus affiliated with Sweet Adelines International.
Caroline R. Roth, 92, of Emmaus, died December 8, 2012, in Emmaus Village. She was the wife of the late Marcus W. Roth who died in 2010.
She was a member of St. Ann's Catholic Church, Emmaus where she ran the school cafeteria for 15 years.
She is survived by a daughter, Loretta S. and her husband Carl Fronheiser of Bally; son, Thomas J. and his wife Mary of White Plains, Md.; three grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by sisters, Helen Yencik, Josephine Haren and Margaret Barker.
PRESS PHOTOS BY JIM MARSH
St. Thomas More School holds holiday shop for students.
Keith J. Weasner, 43, of Emmaus, died December 6, 2012, at St. Luke's Hospital, Fountain Hill.
Contributions may be made to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital.
A memorial service was held Dec. 10, in Hope Lutheran Church, Tatamy.
Lauren Ickes, 22, of Alburtis, was arrested for DUI on Mountain Road northeast of Lorene Drive, Lower Macungie Township, 1:57 a.m. Nov. 3. Ickes was involved in a single-vehicle accident and allegedly drove off the road while attempting to negotiate a right hand curve. Ickes said she was distracted by the radio and was taken into custody for suspicion of driving under the influence.
David J. Fried, 41, of Lower Macungie Township, died December 6, 2012. He was the husband of Jennifer (Zentz) Fried. They were married for 11 years. Born in Allentown, he was the son of John Fried and Elizabeth Becker.
He was a graduate of Emmaus High School, Class of 1989. He received a bachelor's degree in nursing at Temple University and a master of science in nursing anesthesia from St. Joseph's University. He was employed as a certified registered nurse anesthesia at St. Luke's Hospital, Allentown.
Nancy L. Wieder, 78, of Macungie, died December 4, 2012, in Lehigh Center. She was the wife of Bruce D. Wieder. They celebrated their 56th wedding annviersary September 30. Born in Emmaus, she was the daughter of the late Alfred "Sam" and Kathryn (Wert) Millhouse.
She was employed at PPL, was secretary for Macungie Borough and was the earned income tax officer for Macungie Borough, retiring in 1997.
She was a member of Jerusalem Western Salisbury Church.
The Alburtis Lockridge Historical Society will hold their general membership meeting 7 p.m. at their headquarters. Contact Kevin Shoemaker at email@example.com for more information.
Old Zionsville UCC Church, 5981 Fountain Road, Old Zionsville, will host a bake sale and an all you can eat breakfast 7 to 11 a.m. There will be a cost for guests six and over. The public is welcome to attend.