Lehigh Valley Health Network (LVHN) has acquired the Weller Health Education Center (Weller Center). LVHN’s acquisition follows a formal RFP process initiated by the Center in 2015 to locate a potential partner with the depth and breadth of resources to sustain, expand and improve upon Weller’s intellectual property.
Lehigh Valley Children’s Hospital was the unanimous choice of the Weller Center’s Board of Directors, Foundation and staff. The new program will be known as Weller Health Education at Lehigh Valley Children’s Hospital.
James Kelley, 84, of Allentown, died peacefully surrounded by his family Nov. 20 2017. He was the husband of Carol Kelley. They were married for 58 years. Born in Altoona, he was the son of the late Irvin and Nellie Kelley.
He was a veteran of the Korean War.
He graduated from Pennsylvania State University and earned his master’s degree in city and regional planning from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Juliana Collette, 97, died Nov. 30, 2017, in the Lutheran Home at Topton. She was the wife of the late Joseph A. Collette. Born in Coplay, she was a daughter of the late Mathias and Juliana (Pfeiffer) Graf.
Before retiring, she worked for the former Cands Fabric Company, Western Electric and Clyde Shirt Factory.
She was a member of St. John’s Lutheran Church, Emmaus.
She enjoyed celebrating her rich heritage, sharing her love of ethnic food and polka music with her family. She was a lifelong Phillies fan and delighted in watching her grandchildren.
On Oct. 13 during the Values Voter Summit in Washington, President Donald Trump said, “We’re saying ‘Merry Christmas’ again.”
I didn’t realize the White House and Americans stopped saying this. We didn’t actually. At our workplaces, at our churches, at our family and friends gatherings and even at department stores, we still say “Merry Christmas.”
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Wednesday, Dec. 6: New England clam chowder, roast turkey and Swiss on bun w/ lettuce-tomato and mayo, sour cream cucumber salad, Rice Krispie treat.
Thursday, Dec. 7: Butternut squash bisque, cheese steak sandwich, potato chips, Italian marinated vegetable salad, Mandarin oranges.
Friday, Dec. 8: Chicken pot pie, green peas, tossed greens with French dressing, wheat bread w/ margarine, iced carrot cake.
Monday, Dec. 11: Baked meatloaf w/ gravy, scalloped potatoes, red beets, wheat bread w/ margarine, dark sweet red cherries.
Rickie Lee Fegely Sr., 65, of Emmaus, died Dec. 3, 2017, at St. Luke’s Hospital, Allentown. He was the husband of Viviana Benitez. Born in Allentown, he was the son of Joan E. (Wendling) and the late Henry G. Fegely.
He was a bingo caller for Walnut Manor.
Hear “A Child’s Christmas”:For its annual Christmas concert, The Bach Choir of Bethlehem presents the first concert performance of its CD, “A Child’s Christmas in Bethlehem,” 8 p.m. Dec. 9, First Presbyterian Church, Allentown, and 4 p.m. Dec. 10, First Presbyterian Church, Bethlehem. Joining The Bach Choir of Bethlehem, directed by Greg Funfgeld, is The Bel Canto Children’s Chorus, led by Joy Hirokawa.