Basket social 7 p.m. at Jerusalem Evangelical Lutheran Church of Eastern Salisbury, 1707 Church Road, Allentown. Doors open 5 p.m. For tickets, call 610-866-1611.
Holiday bazaar 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Cedarbrook Fountain Hill, 724 Delaware Ave. Event includes crafts, raffles, door prizes, book and CD sale. Baked goods and lunch will be available for purchase. For more information, call 610-691-6700.
John P. Staub, 83, of Salisbury Township, died in his home, Oct. 29, 2018. Born in Paterson, N.J., he was the son of the late John Peter and Elizabeth (Schaublin) Staub. He was the husband of the late Sonya J. (Brustman) Staub, who died in 1999.
He was a computer programmer for National Cash Register (NCR), Bethlehem, for 29 years, retiring in 2000.
He was a member of St. Paul’s Roman Catholic Church, Allentown where he served as a Eucharistic minister and a prison minister.
He was a former captain of the Salisbury Ambulance Corp and a certified EMT.
Katherine A. (Smull) Freed, 97, of Emmaus, died peacefully in her home Oct. 29, 2018. She was the wife of the late Willard Henry Freed, who died July 4, 1999. They were married for 46 years. Born in Monroeville, she was the daughter of the late Simon Eugene Smull and Mathilda Rose (Kreiling) Smull.
After spending her childhood in Forest Hills, she graduated from Wilkinsburg High School. She began her professional career at United Engineering and Foundry Company, Pittsburgh and ultimately became the administrative assistant to the executive vice president of the company.
Claire C. Dronetti, 88, of Emmaus, died Nov. 4, 2018, in Lehigh Valley Hospital. She was the wife of the late Michael R. Dronetti for 43 years who died July 25, 1993. Born in West Hazleton, she was the daughter of the late John J. and Susan (Zoscin) Pollock.
She was employed by Alto Trucking Company as a bookkeeper for three years and then did the bookkeeping and sewing for the family business, Dronetti Upholstery, from 1963 until her death.
She was an avid reader, enjoyed crossword puzzles, creating Faberge eggs, but most importantly spending time with her family.
An employee of Lehigh Valley Health Network — Cedar Crest reported the theft of a wallet 4:05 p.m. Oct. 26. Credit cards in the wallet were used for a total loss of $3,000. Police are investigating.
An employee of Lehigh Valley Health Network — Cedar Crest reported the theft of $30 from a locker 10 a.m. Oct. 29. Police are investigating.
A resident in the 1100 block of South Cedar Crest Boulevard reported the theft of a Smith & Wesson 380 firearm from a vehicle 10:15 a.m. Oct. 26. The firearm is valued at $350.
Come join the lunch bunch at Ridge Manor Senior Center, 333 Ridge St., Emmaus, where activities and a hot, nutritious meal are provided. A donation for the meal – whatever amount you feel you can afford is requested. The program is open to all residents and individuals from the community. Contact Rachel, center manager, at 610-965-2171 between 9:30 a.m. and 1 p.m. Monday through Friday for more information.