Salisbury Press

Wednesday, May 23, 2018

Bruce L. Bortz

Thursday, May 10, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

of Macungie

Bruce L. Bortz, 93, of Macungie, died May 2, 2018, in Cedarbrook. He was the husband of Margaret A. (Bear) Bortz. Born in Mountainville, he was the son of the late Elden and Mae (Hildebeidel) Bortz.

He worked for General Electric as a mechanical engineer for over 30 years.

He was a member of Solomon’s U.C.C., Macungie.

He honorably served his country in the Army during World War II.

He was a member of the Macungie VFW, Macungie Fire Company, the Macungie and Emmaus historical societies and the Shelter House Society.

Ellen M. Faryniak

Thursday, May 10, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

of Salisbury Township

Ellen M. Faryniak, 91, of Salisbury Township, died May 2, 2018, in her home, surrounded by family and friends. She was happily married for 60 years to the late Walter Faryniak. who died in 2006. Born in Portage, she was the daughter of the late Michael and Bahizia Altif.

She worked in many businesses including 20 years at Classic Photo Laboratories, Allentown, with her husband who was its president.

Althea S. Feninez

Thursday, May 10, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

former Allen Organ Co. employee

Althea S. Feninez, 93, died April 10, 2018, at DevonHouse Senior Living, Allentown. She was the wife of the late George Feninez who died July 30, 2012. Born in Upper Milford Township, she was a daughter of the late George and Mary (Beidler) Bartholomew.

In the past she worked at Allen Organ Co., Macungie.

She is survived by a daughter, Patricia A., of Emmaus; nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by a son, Michael G. on May 16, 1981.

Services are private. Arrangements were made by the Boyko Funeral Home, Allentown.

Lila May Lichtenwalner

Thursday, May 10, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

of Wescosville

Lila May Lichtenwalner, 94, of Wescosville, died April 22, 2018, in her home. She was the wife of Hope “Ted” Lichtenwalner. They would have been married 65 years on April 25. Born in Stoney Run, she was the daughter of the late George and Barbara (Kunkle) Follweiller.

She was owner and operator of Lila’s Beauty Salon for 42 years, retiring in 1986.

She was a wonderful housekeeper, baker and cook and was famous for her cornflakes and butterscotch treats.

She enjoyed planting flowers, gardening, playing cards, dancing, going to the beach, fishing, clamming and crabbing.

Evelyn Bauscher

Thursday, May 10, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

formerly of Macungie

Evelyn A. Bauscher, 95, formerly of Macungie, died May 3, 2018, at Cedarbrook Nursing Home. She was the wife of the late George E. Bauscher who died in 2010. She was the daughter of the late Joseph and Carrie Portmann.

She worked as a supervisor of liability for Blue Cross of the Lehigh Valley from 1964 until 1985.

A viewing will be held 9 a.m. until a service 10 a.m. May 9 both at the Weber Funeral Home, 1619 Hamilton St., Allentown.

Elizabeth K. Walters

Thursday, May 10, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

of Emmaus

Elizabeth K. Walters, 93, of Emmaus, died May 2, 2018. Born in Allentown, she was a daughter of the late David and Lillian (Brady) Knauss.

She worked as a layout operator for the former Western Electric Co., Allentown, for many years prior to her retirement.

She proudly served her country in the U.S. Navy during World War II.

She was a member of Zion’s Reformed United Church of Christ, Allentown.

She enjoyed photography and square dancing.

Erin M. Harwood

Thursday, May 10, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

of Lower Macungie Township

Erin M. Harwood, 32, Lower Macungie Township, died May 5, 2018, at her residence. Born in Hayward, Calif., she was a daughter of Wayne A. and Lori M. (Mayhew) Harwood with whom she resided.

She was a very artistic individual who was intelligent and caring. She enjoyed cooking and baking.

She was a 2003 graduate of Northampton High School.

Willard Mundy

Thursday, May 10, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

Bethlehem Steel employee

Willard Mundy, 79, of Emmaus, died April 18, 2018, in Lehigh Valley Hospital, Salisbury Township. Born in Quakertown, he was the son of the late Marguerite Mundy-Hackman.

He was a labor leader in the beam yards at Bethlehem Steel for 29 years before retiring. After retirement, he worked part time at Graham Security Police Inc., Macungie, for eight years.