Susan M. Charron, 68, of Lower Macungie Township, died Dec. 6, 2017, at Lehigh Valley Hospital, Cedar Crest. Born in East Stroudsburg, she was the daughter of the late Albert “Barney” E. Charron Sr. and Virgie M. (Green).
She worked in the ability development program at Kutztown University. She taught ESL at the Reading Literacy Council and was an associate professor in the humanity division at Reading Area Community College, from where she retired.
She was a member of Jerusalem Western Salisbury Church, Allentown.
Jean Reeder Baginsky, 66, of Exton, died peacefully Nov. 27, 2017, after a long illness. She was the wife of Walter Baginsky for 33 years. She was a daughter of the late Leon and Mabel Reeder.
She was a cosmetologist and owned her own salon, Royal Touch, in Alburtis. She taught cosmetology at Empire Beauty School for six years and at Folcroft VoTech school for 34 years.
She was active in the Lutheran church and at one time played the organ at Trinity Lutheran Church, Topton.
She loved to travel and her favorite place to visit was Alaska. She also loved to knit and sew.
Emmaus Historical Society Christmas Covered Dish Party 6 p.m. at St. John’s Lutheran Church Parish Hall, Fifth and Chestnut streets, Emmaus. Call the museum if attending and leave a message if you are bringing an appetizer, side dish or dessert. Appetizers will be available upon arrival for members to snack and visit before dinner.
Ann M. Walter, 91, of Emmaus, died Dec. 5, 2017, in St. Luke’s Hospital, Allentown. She was the wife of the late Ralph L. Walter. Born in Olean, N.Y., she was the daughter of the late John and Elizabeth (Matylas) Coplak.
She was the bookkeeper and vice president of Ralph J. Walter Electric for many years, retiring in 1995.
She was a member of Zion’s Reformed U.C.C., Allentown, serving as the secretary of the woman’s guild.
“What’s Cooking at the Library: 100 Years of Good Taste” is available at the Allentown Public Library, 1210 Hamilton St., Allentown.
The spiral-bound cookbook contains 344 recipes contributed by more than 30 library employees and families.
The cookbook includes an eclectic mix of handed-down family recipes and modern dishes. There are tried-and-true favorites, including German Potato Salad, Chicken Divan. Pork Barbecue and Moravian Sugar Cake.
Copies are being sold through Dec. 28 at the Library’s Circulation Desk.
Proceeds benefit the Allentown Public Library.
Doris Ruth (Kelley) Schneck, 97, of Salisbury Township, died Dec. 3, 2017, in the Trexler Wing of the Phoebe Home, Allentown. She was the wife of the late Arthur H. Schneck with whom she co-owned Art Schneck Optical Co. of Emmaus and Allentown. She was also predeceased by son Donald R. Schneck who owned the optical company after Arthur Schneck retired.
She was the daughter of the late Henry Kelley and Beulah (Mackes) Kelley.