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Joan Nahrgang

Wednesday, December 5, 2012 by The Press in Obituaries

former East Penn teacher

Joan (Carnes) Nahrgang, 85, of Schnecksville, died December 3, 2012, at Country Meadows, Allentown. She was the wife of the late Charles A. Nahrgang Jr. Born in Chicago, Ill., she was the daughter of the late Ralph and Helen (Haskell) Carnes.

A graduate of Drexel University, Philadelphia, with a Bachelor of Arts in home economics, she was employed as a home economics teacher in the East Penn School District for 10 years, retiring in 1992.

She was a member of St. Anne's Episcopal Church, Trexlertown.

Edward Elias Geosits

Wednesday, December 5, 2012 by The Press in Obituaries

OB/GYN physician

Edward Elias Geosits, 55, died in his home with his family after a courageous battle with colon cancer. He was the husband of Jill (Rush) Geosits. They were married for 32 years. Born in Easton, he was a son of Edward S. and Maureen (Shumar) Geosits.

He attended Easton High School, Lafayette College and Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine where he enjoyed playing basketball, one of his passions. In 1975, he was named the East Penn League Most Valuable Player.

Burrell Joseph Brown

Wednesday, December 5, 2012 by The Press in Obituaries

graduate of Emmaus H.S.

Burrell Joseph Brown, 82, of Wildwood, Fla., died September 13, 2012, in Leesburg, Fla. Born in Fountain HIll, B.J. was the son of the late Joseph B. and Ruth L. (Schaffer) Brown.

He was a 1948 graduate of Emmaus High School where he was All Lehigh Valley League in football.

He was a Marine Corps Korean War veteran (1948-1952) and received a Purple Heart medal.

He graduated from the University of Tampa in 1956 where he played football.

Betty H. Schwartz

Wednesday, December 5, 2012 by The Press in Obituaries

of Emmaus

Betty H. Schwartz, 85, of Emmaus, died November 19, 2012. She was the wife of the late Arthur P. Schwartz. Born in Emmaus, she was the daughter of the late William W. and Helen M. (Waschek) Brown.

She was a member of St. John's Lutheran Church, Emmaus.

She worked as a sewing machine operator until retiring.

She is survived by a sister, Dolores Carl of Emmaus; nieces; nephews. She was predeceased by her companion, Clifton Kelly; brother, William H. Brown; sister, Marie E. Keller.

Contributions may be made to the church, 501 Chestnut St., Emmaus, 18049.

Leo P. Kehoe

Wednesday, December 5, 2012 by The Press in Obituaries

of Emmaus

Leo P. Kehoe, 86, of Emmaus, died November 28, 2012, in Lehigh Valley Hospice Inpatient Unit, Allentown. He was the husband of Cynthia (Hetherington) Kehoe for the past 24 years and the late Audrey (Thompson) Kehoe. Born in Forty-Fort, he was a son of the late James and Agnes Kehoe.

He was employed by Conrail until retiring in 1986.

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

He is survived by his wife; daughters, Susan Kehoe and Sharon Yeakel; son, Richard; sister, Sissy Kaplan; stepson, Christ Schadler; two step-grandchildren; a stepgreat-grandson.

COMMUNITY EVENTS

Wednesday, December 5, 2012 by The Press in Local News

Dec. 6

Allentown AARP Chapter #5415 will meet noon at St. Timothy's Lutheran Church, 140 South Ott Street, Allentown. They will hold their annual membership recognition luncheon and the program will be led by Singer Claude Shappell. A business meeting will follow the program. Attendees are asked to bring a nonperishable item for the food bank.

Lower Macungie AARP Chapter 4150 will meet noon in the community room of the Lower Macungie Library Building. The meeting features the entertainment of KALEIDOSCOPE.

Dec. 7

Daniel F. Quier

Wednesday, December 5, 2012 by The Press in Obituaries

former Conrail conductor

Daniel F. Quier, 66, of Emmaus, died November 21, 2012, at his home. He was the husband of Donna M. (Shumack) Quier. They were married for 38 years last August 24. Born in Allentown, he was a son of the late Frederick and Helen (Carom) Quier.

He served in the U.S. Navy in the Vietnam War.

He worked as a conductor for Conrail prior to retiring in 1999.

STATE POLICE

Wednesday, December 5, 2012 by The Press in Police Log

Retail theft

Adrian Minaya Gomez, 19, of Allentown, was charged with retail theft at Walmart, 1091 Mill Creek Road, Lower Macungie Township, 5:29 p.m. Nov. 20. Minaya Gomez allegedly attempted to steal three Playstation games and one computer software program with a total value of $134.87.

Kristen Fiorot, 28, of Bethlehem, was charged with retail theft at Walmart, 1091 Mill Creek Road, Lower Macungie Township, 4:45 p.m. Nov. 22. Fiorot allegedly attempted to conceal several bottles of baby formula while leaving the store.

VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES

Wednesday, December 5, 2012 by The Press in Opinion

ARTSQUEST CENTER, Bethlehem - ArtsQuest's popular holiday marketplace "Christkindlmarkt" needs volunteers to take tickets, assist vendors, do crafts with children and help out in the retail areas. Contact Hillary Harper at 610-332-1370 or hharper@artsquest.org.

CANCER SUPPORT COMMUNITY GREATER LEHIGH VALLEY, Bethlehem, needs help to get their donation cans into stores, businesses, coffee shops, etc. throughout the Lehigh Valley. Contact Becky Morgan at 610-861-7555 or bmorgan@cancersupportglv.org.