Russel N. Druckenmiller, 88, of Allentown, died Feb. 22, 2018, at home. He was the husband of the late Josephine (David) Druckenmiller. Born in Allentown, he was the son of the late Harry and Helen (Harwick) Druckenmiller.
Before retiring in the 1990’s, he worked for many years in the composing room of The Morning Call.
He was an avid reader, played all sports including for the Allentown Patriots Old Timers Softball Team and enjoyed watching the Phillies and his Eagles team recently win the Super Bowl.
Robert J. Palmer, 82, of Macungie, died March 1, 2018, on his birthday in his home surrounded by his loving family. He was the husband of Claire L. (Brett) Palmer. They would have been married for 62 years next month. Born in Brooklyn, N.Y., he was a son of the late William L. Palmer and Margaret V. (Dunne) Palmer.
He was a graduate of Hofstra University in New York.
He was employed by the former F & M Schaefer Brewing Company, retiring in 1994 as warehouse manager from the Stroh Brewing Company, Fogelsville.
John E. Kresley, 77, of Emmaus, died March 2, 2018, at Phoebe Home. He was the husband of Deborah (Pearsall) Kresley. They were married for 26 years. Born in Allentown, he was the son of the late Charles and Eva (Hein) Kresley.
He is survived by his wife; children, Kenneth Nesfeder, of Allentown, Patricia Frankenfield, of Whitehall, Judith, of Oklahoma; brother, James, of Allentown and a host of family and friends.
Contributions may be made to Vera Cruz Evangelical Congregational Church, 5501 Vera Cruz Road South, Emmaus, 18049.
Carolyn E. Schucker, 81, of Lower Macungie Township, formerly of Center Valley, died Feb. 28, 2018, in her home. She was the wife of the late Raymond E. Schucker. Born in Pottsville, she was a daughter of the late Raymond E. Myers and Lillian E. (Brown) deGracia.
She was a graduate of Frackville High School.
She was a medical office manager for Ellsweig & Goldman, Allentown, for 11 years, retiring in 1991.
She was a former member of Coopersburg Moravian Church, where she was a former choir member and a former secretary of the women’s auxiliary.
Bonita Louise “Bonnie” Sell, 73, of Lower Macungie Township, died peacefully Feb. 28, 2018, at home. She was the loving wife of Eugene H. Sell Sr. Born in Bethlehem, she was the daughter of the late Michael and Anna Mae (Harris) Shivok.
Currently, she was the parish administrator at St. Thomas More, Allentown. She previously worked as an accountant at Channel 39 WLVT-TV, was employed at the law office of Dower Canahan and the accounting firm of Concannon Gallagher and Miller and Orthopedic Associates.
She was a member of St. Thomas More Catholic Church, Allentown.
Weston Conner, of Allentown, is among students named to the dean’s list for the fall 2017 semester.