Salisbury Press

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Niesenbaum competes in state tourney

Thursday, March 14, 2019 by The Press in Sports

Salisbury’s Jonah Niesenbaum competed in the PIAA Class 2A Wrestling Championships last weekend at Hershey’s Giant Center.

Niesenbaum, who finished in third place in District 11 and took third at the PIAA Southeast Regional, opened the state tournament with a loss by fall to Eisenhower’s Joseph Bauer, the second-place finisher out of the Northwest Region.

The Duke University-bound Falcon senior won his first consolation match, a 3-0 decision over Joey King of Maplewood, the fourth-place finisher from the Northwest Region.

Carol A. Albright

Wednesday, March 13, 2019 by The Press in Obituaries

of Macungie

Carol A. Albright, 76, of Macungie, died March 4, 2019, in the Lehigh Valley Hospital, Salisbury Township. She was the wife of Ronald A. Albright. They celebrated their 58th wedding anniversary in January. Born in Emmaus, she was a daughter of the late Oscar and Ruth (Lorish) Christman.

She was a graduate of Allentown High School.

She was a florist in the Lehigh Valley for many years.

She was an avid reader and baker.

Robert W. Wellons

Wednesday, March 13, 2019 by The Press in Obituaries

of Allentown

Robert W. Wellons, 87, of Allentown, born in Barberton, Ohio, died March 4, 2019, at Lehigh Valley Hospital, after a lengthy battle with renal cell carcinoma. He was the husband of Elizabeth L. (Van Horn) Wellons. They celebrated their 65th wedding anniversary Jan. 25.

Before retirement, he was employed as an executive vice president at Carlos R. Leffler, Inc.

Johanne I. Oswald

Wednesday, March 13, 2019 by The Press in Obituaries

personal assistant, Max Hess, Jr.

Johanne (Fromm) Oswald, 86, died peacefully, March 7, 2019, at the Lutheran Home at Topton. Born in Catasauqua, she was the daughter of the late Isabelle and Paul Fromm.

She was a stay-at-home mom for many years before becoming a baker at the 1760 House, Trexlertown. She was a personal assistant to Max Hess Jr. and a caretaker at various places including Country Meadows.

She was a member of St. Paul’s UCC, Trexlertown.

She was a fun-loving person who enjoyed playing bingo, going to the casino and most importantly, spending time with family.

Marvin H. Boehm

Wednesday, March 13, 2019 by The Press in Obituaries

born in Vera Cruz

Marvin H. Boehm, 90, died Feb. 28, 2019. He was the husband of Marian (Brown) Boehm. They were married for 69 years. Born at home in Vera Cruz, he was the son of the late James R. and Dorothea (Debus) Boehm.

Before retiring, he worked for the Reading Company and Conrail.

He enjoyed gardening, long walks, playing cards, sports of all kinds and talking about his childhood.