Those interested in the Pre-Apprenticeship Manufacturing Program may enroll in an additional class, Nov. 8 - Feb. 28, 2019, Lehigh Carbon Community College.
Students who qualify may enroll at no charge, through a grant funding the program in partnership with Workforce Board Lehigh Valley and Pennsylvania Department of Labor and Industry.
Information and to register: Susan Lushinsky, email@example.com; 610-799-1935
ESSA Bank has named James P. Ferry, Vice President, Retail Sales Manager.
Ferry will oversee retail branch sales and service throughout ESSA’s branch network.
Most recently, Ferry was a Retail and Small Business Sales and Service Leader at BB&T where he was responsible for a 22-branch network in Lehigh and Berks counties.
Ferry will be located in ESSA Bank’s new business center in the Tower Six building, Allentown, and report to Pete Gray, Chief Banking Officer.
Paul E. Klingman Sr., 82, of Emmaus, died at home, Oct. 23, 2018, surrounded by his family. He was the husband of Patricia A. (Reiss) Klingman. The couple would have celebrated 60 years of marriage on April 4, 2019. Born in Vera Cruz, he was the son of the late George and Edna (Fenstermaker) Klingman.
He was a member of Zionsville Lutheran Church.
He was a rubber molder for the former Rodale Manufacturing for 33 years, until the plant closed. He later worked for Rodale Press until his retirement in 1997.
Allentown AARP Chapter #5415 will meet noon at St. Timothy Church, 140 S . Ott St., Allentown. The program will be on Westminster Village. Non-members and guests are welcome. Bring a non-perishable food item for the Allentown Food Bank. For more information, call 610-437-4265.
Johanna K. (Kotch) Green, 82, of Emmaus, died Oct. 22, 2018, in Lehigh Valley Hospital. Born in Emmaus, she was the daughter of the late Andrew and Anna (Janenko) Kotch.
She was a graduate of Central Catholic High School.
She worked for Leh’s Department Store and later worked as a secretary for Mack Trucks and retired in 2007 from the Borough of Emmaus.
She was an active member of St. Ann Catholic Church, where she was a choir member and organized the Fall Fest.
She was a member of the Emmaus Garden Club and the Mack Ski Club.
Steven W. Ryan, 64, of Emmaus, died in his home surrounded by his family Oct. 26, 2018. He was the husband of Susan (Ayer) Ryan. Born in Brooklyn, N.Y., he was a son of Elaine C. (Sagendorf) Ryan and the late Thomas F. Ryan.
He was a graduate of Richfield High School, Waco, Texas. He earned his mechanical engineering degree from Texas Tech, Lubbock, Texas. In 2017, he retired from Alcoa (Huck) Fasteners based out of Waco, Texas, after 38 years of service.
Robert A. Sanchez, 69, of Emmaus, died unexpectedly at his home, Oct. 19, 2018. Born in Allentown, he was the son of the late Anthony and Elaine (Mertz) Sanchez.
He was a graduate of Central Catholic High School in 1967 and worked as an electrician by trade and later at Mack Trucks then the Greif Companies and Colonial Crest Apartments.
He was a board member of the Mercantile Club, which he loved dearly along with the people who came there. He was also a member at the Emmaus Fire Co. #2 and other Emmaus social clubs.
Robert C. Diehl, 84, of Macungie, died Oct. 27, 2018, in his home. He was the husband of Edna G. (Peters) Diehl to whom he was married for 64 years. Born in Hancock, Berks County, he was the son of the late Clarence I. and Elsie (Gracely) Diehl.
He was employed in the shipping and receiving department of Precision Roll Grinders, Chapmans, for 14 years, retiring in 1995. Prior to that he worked for the former Schoeneck Farms, Macungie, for 31 years.