Francis Lewis Caputo, 82, of Emmaus, died July 27, 2017, after a brief stay at Lehigh Valley Hospital, Cedar Crest. He was the husband of Gladys Mae Caputo. They were married for 60 years. He was the son of the late Ralph and Teresa Caputo.
He worked for the United States Postal Service for 30 years, was a member of the Delaware National Guard and was involved with local politics and various organizations right up until his passing.
Joseph A. Deddo Sr., 89, of Macungie, died July 29, 2017. Born in Orsara, Italy, he was the son of the late Vincenzo and Leonarda (Fatabene) Deddo.
He honorably served his country in the United States Air Force and later worked as a crane operator for the Bethlehem Steel.
He is survived by a daughter, JoAnn Smalser (Ralph), of Fleetwood; son, Joseph Jr. (Deborah), of Emmaus; granddaughters Jennifer Dech (Matthew) and their daughters, Madison and Morgan, Amy and Heather. He was predeceased by a sister, Mary Campanella.
Connie L. Bauer, 83, of Alburtis, died July 12, 2017, in Mosser Nursing Home, Trexlertown. She was the wife of Clarence E. Bauer. They celebrated 66 years of marriage in April. Born in Allentown, she was a daughter of the late Walter H. and Lillie S. (Snyder) Moyer.
She worked for Scott’s Testing Laboratory before retiring.
She was a member of Church of the Good Shepherd UCC, Alburtis.
Doris M. Buchman, 87, of Macungie, died July 27, 2017, in Cedarbrook Nursing Home, South Whitehall Township. She was the wife of the late Clifford C.D. Buchman. Born in Allentown, she was the daughter of the late Oliver D. Bachman and Miriam A. (Fisher) Bachman Schwoyer Pavlochik.
She was a graduate of Allentown High School.
She worked for M.W. Wood Company, then Sodexo Catering in Allentown and Bethlehem for 25 years until retiring. Prior to that, she worked as a waitress for 35 years.
Ryan Michael Sellars, 21, of Macungie, died July 24, 2017, in Whitehall Township. Born in Allentown, he was a son of Stephen M. and Pamela K. (Stradling) Sellars, of Macungie.
He was a graduate of Northwestern Lehigh High School, Class of 2014.
He attended LCTI specializing in cabinet making.
He is survived by his parents; brother, Nathan D. and his wife Rebecca S., of Macungie; sister, Emily N., of Sneads Ferry, N.C.; maternal grandparents, T. Dale and Nancy Stradling, of Perkasie; nephews, Damien M. and Colin L. and niece, Anabelle R.
Julia H. Crouse, 88, of Lower Macungie Township, died July 20, 2017, in the In-Patient Hospice Unit of Lehigh Valley Hospital, Allentown. She was the wife of Carl S. Crouse. They celebrated their 67th wedding anniversary in November 2016. Born in McAdoo, she was a daughter of the late Joseph and Esther (Geczy) Becker.
She was a sewing machine operator for 28 years, retiring in 1991.
She was a member of Jordan U.C.C., Allentown.
Irma M. Durich, 96, of Macungie, died July 27, 2017, at the Willow Assisted Living Center. She was the wife of the late John Durich who died in 1990. Born in Allentown, she was a daughter of the late Giacinto and Mary (Spironello) Piovesan.
She attended Allentown High School and spent over 60 years as a waitress and hostess in some of the Lehigh Valley’s finest restaurants.
She was an active member of the Allentown Italian Club serving as president of both the ladies auxiliary and of the senior citizens group at the club.
Das Awkscht Fescht at Macungie Memorial Park, 50 Poplar St., Macungie. Also Aug. 5 and 6. Gates open 6 a.m., show cars enter 7:30 a.m. Flea market goes to dusk and arts and crafts vendors open to 9 p.m. Entertainment to 10:30 p.m. Aug. 4 and 5 and 4:30 p.m. Aug. 6. Fireworks 9:30 p.m. Aug. 6. There is an admission charge. For more information, visit awkscht.com.
Outdoor Toy Town (flea market) 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. in Macungie. Visitors should park at 4062 Brookside Road; Toy Town is directly next to the parking.
Patricia Burian- Malozzi, 72, of Emmaus, died July 20, 2017, in Lehigh Valley Hospital. She was the wife of Joseph M. Malozzi III. They were married for 23 years. Born in Allentown, she was the daughter of the late Paul and Mary (Gallagher) Burian.
She worked in customer service for Blue Cross, retiring in 2009.
She is survived by her husband; three children; seven grandchildren and one great-grandson; sisters, Marita and her husband Brad Beers and sister Rita Burian; nieces and nephews.