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George Feninez

Wednesday, August 15, 2012 by The Press in Obituaries

foundry moulder

George Feninez, 88, of Emmaus, died July 30, 2012, at Cedarbrook Nursing Home. He was the husband of Althea Sara (Bartholomew) Feninez. They were married 63 years last Dec. 11. Born in Reading, he was a son of the late John and Anna (Wellas) Feninez.

He served in the U.S. Air Force in World War II, was a founding member and first commander of the Macungie Veterans of Foreign Wars and was a member of the American Legion, Allentown.

Prior to retiring, he was employed by Exide Battery Co., and formerly the Macungie Foundry where he worked as a moulder.

Robert L. Reimer

Wednesday, August 15, 2012 by The Press in Obituaries

of Wescosville

Robert L. "Whiskey" Reimer, 73, of Wescosville, formerly of Northampton, died August 4, 2012, in his home surrounded by his loving family, after a battle with lung cancer. He was the husband of Barbara A. (Fritts) Reimer. They would have celebrated 48 years of marriage in November. Born in Cherryville, he was the son of the late Lester A. and Esther M. (Shover) Reimer.

He was a 1957 graduate of Northampton Area High School. He was well known in the Lehigh Valley for his excellence on the baseball and football fields.

William E. Garber

Wednesday, August 15, 2012 by The Press in Obituaries

Scout Master for Troop 431

William E. Garber, 59, of Zionsville, died August 8, 2012, in Lehigh Valley Hospice, Allentown. Born in Philadelphia, he was a son of the late Ralph and Mary (Frederick) Garber.

A graduate of Drexel University with a degree in chemical engineering, he was employed by Air Products & Chemicals, working 35 years at the Trexlertown office. His assignments were in engineering, operations and information systems. He was a pioneer inside Air Products in the use of supervisory computers for the control and optimization of chemical and industrial gases in manufacturing plants.

Jean B. Acker

Wednesday, August 15, 2012 by The Press in Obituaries

of Emmaus

Jean B. Acker, 70, of Emmaus, died August 5, 2012, in Lehigh Valley Hospice Unit. She was the wife of David E. Acker. They celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on June 9, 2012. Born in Macungie, she ws the daughter of the late T.A. Richard and May L. (Reinhard) Glass.

She worked as an accounts payable clerk, secretary for a CPA firm, secretary for Emmaus Ford, and worked in accounts payable for Penn Foam last working in 2011.


Wednesday, August 15, 2012 by The Press in Local News

Rochester Institute of Technology

Local student graduates

Jacob Martin, of Allentown, graduated with a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in metal crafts and jewelry.

Connecticut College

Local student graduates

Jonathan Markson, of Allentown, received his Bachelor of Arts degree.



Local student graduates

John Pidcock, son of Jeffrey and Gillian Pidcock, of Allentown, graduated with a bachelor's degree in philosophy.

College of William & Mary

Local student graduates

Historic Bethlehem Partnership

Wednesday, August 15, 2012 by The Press in News Briefs

Civil War show Sept. 7 to 9

The Civil War Roadshow will be in Bethlehem 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sept. 7, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Sept. 8 and 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Sept. 9. The event will take place at the Fowler Center, 511 E. Third St., Bethlehem.

The traveling exhibition is housed in an expandable 53-foot tractor-trailer. There will be re-enactors, a speaker series, children's crafts and games, commemorative merchandise and Civil War era music.

For information, call 610-691-6055 or visit or