John Hartman "Jack" Dittbrenner Jr., 82, of Salisbury Township, died January 10, 2013, in Woodland Terrace at the Oaks, after a 22-year courageous battle with Parkinson's disease. He was the husband of Annabelle Helen (Pforr) Dittbrenner. They would have celebrated their 61st wedding anniversary January 19. Born in Fullerton, Lehigh County, he was a son of the late John Hartman and Emilie (Seider) Dittbrenner Sr.
He was a member of the Lutheran Church of the Redeemer.
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Members and friends of Jerusalem Evangelical Lutheran Church of Eastern Salisbury gather Jan. 19 for fellowship and fun.
Roslyn Glass, 85, of Allentown, died January 10, 2013, in her home. She was the wife of the late Gerald Glass, who died in 2001.
She was employed at Career Link of the Lehigh Valley for 27 years.
She is survived by sons, Allen and his wife Nancy and Scott and his significant other Kim; grandchildren, Matthew, Marc, Brooke and Krista; great-grandchildren, Miah, Tierney, Gavin, Hunter, Payton and Laekyn. She was predeceased by a son, Barry.
Margaret Ann Leach, 90, of Wescosville, formerly of Munch, Lycoming County, and Reading, died January 9, 2013, at Lehigh Valley Hospital. She was the wife of the late Frank P. Leach, who died in 1996. Born in Newark, N.J., she was the daughter of the late John and Agnes (Dougherty) Dowds.
She worked many years as a sales clerk at Bon-Ton and Hess's department stores in Munch and other department stores in Reading.
She loved swing dancing, caring for animals and reading.
She was a member of Most Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church, Bally.
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Jerusalem Western Salisbury holds a fundraising breakfast Jan. 12.
Allen R. Ebert, 81, of Salisbury Township, died December 27, 2012, in St. Luke's Hospital, Fountain Hill.
He is survived by a daughter, Roberta Marie of Mt. Laurel, N.J.; son, Keith A.; brother, Richard.
Arrangements were made by the K.V. Knopp Funeral Home Inc., Allentown.
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Firefighters from Western Salisbury Fire Department, along with an EMS crew from Cetronia ambulance, respond to a two-vehicle accident at the intersection of Cedar Crest Boulevard and Fish Hatchery Road around 1:30 p.m. Jan. 20.
Joseph P. Slifer Jr., 92, of Macun-gie, died January 21, 2013, in Lehigh Center. Born in Olean, N.Y., he was a son of the late Jospeh P. Sr. and Flora (Scearce) Slifer.
He worked for the Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board for many years.
He was a member of Redeemer Lutheran Church, Allentown.
He was a World War II veteran, serving in the Battle of the Bulge with his twin brother, where he received a Bronze Star.
The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation is now accepting applications for 2013 summer employment for students and government services interns, State Rep. Justin Simmons, R-131st, said Jan. 18.
To qualify, candidates must be 18 years of age and enrolled in college for the fall 2013 semester. Applicants must also have a valid Pennsylvania driver's license.
The summer employment program runs May through August to supplement the permanent workforce. Government services interns will not be hired in Bucks, Chester, Delaware, Montgomery or Philadelphia counties.
Edna E. Snyder, 103, formerly of Zionsville, died January 6, 2013, at Lehigh Valley Hospital, Cedar Crest. Born in Zionsville, she was the daughter of the late Jacob H. and Emma K. (Gackenbach) Snyder.
She was a member of Old Zionsville U.C.C.
She is survived by two nephews. She was predeceased by brothers, Vernon and Irvin.
Arrangements were made by the Bachman, Kulik & Reinsmith Funeral Home, Emmaus.