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Mary T. Zabrecky

Wednesday, June 19, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

of Emmaus Village

Mary T. Zabrecky, 91, formerly of Bethlehem, most recently of Emmaus Village, died June 9, 2013. She was the wife of the late Stephen J. Zabrecky. Born in Bethlehem, she was a daughter of the late Joseph and Mary Toth.

She worked for the chemical lab at Bethlehem Steel during World War II. She also worked at various silk mills, Just Born, Durkees Food and Schoenen's Market, all while dedicating herself to her family.

She was a member of the Edgeboro Women's Democratic League, where she assisted at the polls.

Richard George Kelly

Wednesday, June 19, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

formerly of Macungie

Richard George Kelly, 80, of Denton, Texas, formerly of Macungie, died peacefully June 4, 2013, at Emerus Hospital, in the compassionate care of Hospice and surrounded by the love of his family after a long and courageous battle with cancer. He was the husband of Jerian Gelbert Kelly. They would have celebrated their 57th wedding anniversary June 27. Born in Allentown, he was the son of the late Paul Ishmael Kelly and Helen Estelle Goldman Kelly.

He graduated from Moravian College, Bethlehem, on a full scholarship.

College Corner

Wednesday, June 19, 2013 by The Press in Local News

WILKES UNIVERSITY, WILKES-BARRE

Area students earn advanced degrees in education and creative writing

The following students received advanced degrees: Michael Garrison, of Emmaus, a Master of Science degree in education, Vicki Mayk, of Schnecksville, a Master of Fine Arts degree in creative writing,

Debra Ninesling, of Emmaus, a Master of Science degree in education, Jennifer Sakelarides, of Macungie, a Master of Science degree in education, Megan Schoenauer, of Emmaus, a Master of Science degree in education.

Peggy J. Ernst-Bibighaus

Wednesday, June 19, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

of Salisbury Township

Peggy J. Ernst-Bibighaus, 66, of Salisbury Township, died June 14, 2013, at St. Luke's Hospice House. She was the wife of David A. Bibighaus. They were married for 28 years. Born in Bethlehem, she was the daughter of Eleanor P. (Lutz) Ernst of Bethlehem and the late Mahlon L. Ernst.

She was a 1963 graduate of Liberty High School. She worked as a property manager for Morgan Properties in Allentown.

She was a member of the Ladies Auxiliary of the Salisbury Fire Company.

Jan F. Gren

Wednesday, June 19, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

of Zionsville

Jan "John" F. Gren, 69, of Zionsville, died June 16, 2013. He was the husband of Elizabeth Gren. They were married for 35 years. Born in Debowiec, Poland, he was the son of Hermina (Foltyn) and the late Karol Gren.

He worked as an auto mechanic for over 50 years.

He is survived by his wife; children, Matthew, Adrianne and Alexandra; mother; two sisters; one half brother and numerous nieces and nephews in Poland. He was predeceased by one brother and two half sisters.