Salisbury Press

Friday, November 15, 2019

Donations sought through Nov. 8

Wednesday, November 6, 2019 by The Press in News Briefs


The Press, a division of Times New, LLC, a Pencor company, will once again partner with Keystone Military Families to act as a collection site for the Stockings For Soldiers program. The program generally ships 8,000 to 10,000 holiday stockings to American servicemen and women stationed around the world.

The stockings are filled with donations of food, hygiene and other requested items, as well as holiday decorations and cards.

Donald F. Williams

Wednesday, November 6, 2019 by The Press in Obituaries

Bethlehem Steel executive

Donald F. Williams, 96, of Macungie, died Nov. 3, 2019, at Lehigh Commons, Macungie. He was the husband of the late Joyce M. (Owens) Williams, whom he married Oct. 10, 1945. Born in Allentown, he was a son of the late Conard R. and Hilda G. (Stocker) Williams.

He graduated from Lehigh University in 1950, where he was a member of the Lambda Chi Alpha fraternity. He served his class as correspondent and secretary.

He was a charter member and past president of the Westwood Heights Swim Club.

Florence L. Benjamin

Wednesday, November 6, 2019 by The Press in Obituaries

of Alburtis

Florence L. Benjamin, 88, of Alburtis, died Oct. 29, 2019. She was the wife of the late Albert L. Benjamin Sr. Born in Allentown, she was a daughter of the late Raymond and Ruth (Dorney) Moyer.

She worked for the Brandywine School District and JoMar Garment Factory before retiring.

She enjoyed cross stitching.

She is survived by a son, Keith A.; daughters, Ruth and Debra; son Todd; grandchildren; great-grandchildren; niece Evette Smith; sisters Marlene, Frances and Barbara. She was predeceased by a sister, Dolores.