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Grace T. Moyer

Wednesday, May 15, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

of Macungie

Grace T. Moyer, 76, of Macungie, died May 10, 2013, in Lehigh Valley Hospital Hospice Center. She was the wife of Richard P. Moyer Sr., with whom she celebrated 57 years of marriage. Born in Hamburg, she was the daughter of the late Jacob and Grace (Roth) Turner.

She worked as a residents' manager for Moravian House in Bethlehem. Previously she was a nurse's aide at the Hamburg State School and Hospital Center.

She was a member of Bethany United Methodist Church, Wescosville.

Marie B. Molnar

Wednesday, May 15, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

of Lower Macungie Township

Marie B. Molnar, 68, of Lower Macungie Township, died May 9, 2013, at her home. Born in Fountain Hill, she was a daughter of the late Raymond W. and Geraldine M. (David) Kirk.

She was a secretary at the former Triangle Lumber, Quakertown and The Guardian Life Insurance Company.

She was a member of Bethany United Methodist Church, Wescosville where she was an aide for the church's preschool and played on the bell choir.

James Q. Kressler

Wednesday, May 15, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

of Emmaus

James Q. Kressler, 55, of Emmaus, died May 5, 2013, at the Lehigh Valley Hospice-Inpatient Unit. He was the fiance of Beverly Buchman. Born in Norfolk, Va., he was a son of George and Ann (Quiney) Kressler.

He worked for B. Braun as an extrusion technician for over 10 years.

He was a member of the Reading Motorcycle Club and enjoyed riding his Harley, hunting and fishing.

He is survived by his fiancee; children, Joshua, Kippi Jo, and Zachary; siblings, Kenneth, Georgeann Schenk, and Sally; nieces, nephews, and his beloved beagle, Buddy.

Raymond J. Mihalik

Wednesday, May 15, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

member of St. Ann's church

Raymond J. Mihalik, 85, of Allentown, died May 10, 2013, at the Inpatient Hospice Unit at Lehigh Valley Hospital, Allentown. He was the husband of H. Jayne (Lindenmuth) Mihalik. They were married for 66 years. Born in Allentown, he was the son of the late John and Lena (Winkler) Mihalik.

He served two years in the U.S. Navy aboard the USS Marias during World War II.

He graduated from Allentown High School in 1947.

He was a member of St. Ann's Catholic Church, Emmaus.

Stirling E. Woodin Sr.

Wednesday, May 15, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

St. Anne's Episcopal member

Stirling E. Woodin Sr., 93, of Bethany Village, Mechanicsburg and formerly of Allentown, died April 29, 2013, with his family by his side. He was the husband of Amalie M. Rapp Woodin. They celebrated 63 years of marriage. Born in Gibraltar, he was the son of the late Harry and Jane Cole Woodin.

He was very gifted with languages, speaking Spanish, Italian, Portugese, and French, starting as a translator with Mack Trucks, Allentown and retiring after 37 years as export traffic manager.

Webster Heffner

Wednesday, May 15, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

formerly of Alburtis

Webster Heffner, 103, of Carlisle, formerly of Alburtis, died May 11, 2013, in Claremont Nursing Home, Carlisle, Cumberland County. He was the husband of the late Catherine M. (Bailey) Heffner who died July 10, 2000. His first wife, Verna (Kercher) Heffner died in 1940. Born in Longswamp Township, he was a son of the late Edward and Katie (Moyer) Heffner.

He was a member of Longswamp United Church of Christ, Mertztown.

David A. Peifly

Wednesday, May 15, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

former president, Smith & Peifly Inc.

David A. Peifly, 60, of Upper Milford Township, died May 7, 2013, at Lehigh Valley Hospital, Cedar Crest. He was the loving husband of Tracy Peifly. Born in Allentown, he was the son of the late Richard S. and Ardath L. (Minner) Peifly.

He was a 1970 graduate of Parkland High School and graduated from the University of Virginia in 1974 with a Bachelor of Arts in psychology.

He was the former president of Smith and Peifly Inc., Allentown, from 1982 to 2003. He was the third generation to run the prominent Allentown business founded in 1919.

George M. Leader

Wednesday, May 15, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

former Pennsylvania governor

George Michael Leader, 95, a self-described "seventh generation Pennsylvania Dutch farmer," who was the second youngest Governor of Pennsylvania, died in his home in Hershey, May 9, 2013. He was the husband of the late Mary Jane Leader who died in 2011.

He attended Gettysburg College, then finished his degree at the University of Pennsylvania in 1939.

William R. Laudenslager

Wednesday, May 15, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

Allen Organ Co. employee

William R. "Lefty" Laudenslager, 86, of Allentown, died May 2, 2013, at Cedarbrook Nursing Home, Allentown. Born in Salisbury Township, he was the son of the late Charles E. and Blanche S. (Nonnemaker) Laudenslager.

He served his country honorably in the Army during World War II.

He was a woodworker for the Allen Organ Company in Macungie for 28-1/2 years, retiring in 1991.

He was a member of Trinity Memorial Lutheran Church, Allentown as well as the Mercantile Club Emmaus and a life member of the Fearless Fire Company, Allentown.

Parkland, Freedom each have 15 Freddy Award nominations

Wednesday, May 15, 2013 by The Press in Focus

The 2013 Freddy Awards Ceremony is broadcast live at 7 p.m. May 23 from the State Theatre on 69 WFMZ-TV and wfmz.com.

Leading the nominations with 15 each are Parkland High School and Freedom High School.

Tickets are available to attend the For a sneak peak of the May 22 dress rehearsal night at the State.

Here are the 2012 Freddy nominations for participating high schools, in alphabetical order:

Allentown Central

Catholic: 0

Bangor Area: 4

Belvidere: 3

Bethlehem Catholic: 2

Catasauqua: 1

Dieruff: 6

Easton Area: 6