Salisbury Press

Thursday, August 22, 2019

Edward Folland

Wednesday, August 21, 2019 by The Press in Obituaries

member, St. John’s Lutheran Church

Edward Folland, 85, of Emmaus, died Aug. 12, 2019. He was the husband of Emily H. (Stephen) Folland. They celebrated 58 years of marriage. Born in Fullerton, he was the son of the late Thomas Sr. and Beatrice Mae (Schuler) Folland.

He served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War.

He was a member of St. John’s Lutheran Church, Emmaus.

He is survived by his wife; children, Robert, Edward Jr. (Laure), Stephen (Diane), Marie (Michael R. Miller) and Kay Gillis (Chris); siblings, Dorothy Schaup, Beatrice Baatz and Randy; 10 grandchildren; two great-grandchildren.

Martha M. Feichtel

Wednesday, August 21, 2019 by The Press in Obituaries

member, St. Ann Catholic Church

Martha M. Feichtel, 93, of Cedarbrook of Allentown, died Aug. 13, 2019, at Lehigh Valley Hospital, Cedar Crest. She was the wife of the late Robert J. Feichtel, who died in 1986. Born in Palmerton, she was the daughter of the late Paul L. and Mary (Phillips) Merics.

She was a buyer for Hess’s Department Stores for 32 years, retiring in 1994.

Joyce M. Bachman

Wednesday, August 21, 2019 by The Press in Obituaries

of Macungie

Joyce M. Bachman, 91, of Macungie, died Aug. 16, 2019, in St. Luke’s Hospital, Allentown. She was the wife of the late Howard R. “Pete” Bachman Sr. Born in Allentown, she was a daughter of the late Earle W. and Margaret A. (Hersh) Kecher.

She was a nursing assistant at Cedarbrook for 10 years, retiring in 1990 and prior was a salesclerk at the former Hess’s Department Store.

She was a member of St. Paul’s UCC, Trexlertown.

She was a member of the Red Hat Society.

She was a friend of Roy Rogers, spending time with him when he was in the area.

Diana M. Spengler

Wednesday, August 21, 2019 by The Press in Obituaries

of Lower Macungie Township

Diana M. (Hiller) Spengler, 64, of Lower Macungie Township, died Aug. 14, 2019, in St. Luke’s Hospital, Fountain Hill. She was the wife of the late Gary K. Spengler. Born in Honesdale, she was a daughter of the late Ervin R. and Bertha A. (Arnold) Hiller.

She was an administrative assistant at Muhlenberg Elementary School for many years, retiring in 2017.

She enjoyed movies, reading, spending time with family and laughing with friends.

Pamela J. Oldt

Wednesday, August 21, 2019 by The Press in Obituaries

owned PJ Soundz, Emmaus

Pamela J. Oldt, 70, of Zionsville, died Aug. 14, 2019, at Lehigh Valley Hospital. She was the wife of Lee M. Oldt Jr., with whom she shared 47 years of marriage. Born in Allentown, she was the daughter of Christine “Tina” M. (Bortz) Wagner and the late Edward Wagner.

Before retiring, she worked as a secretary at Patt White Real Estate and owned her record store, PJ Soundz, Emmaus.

She was a member of Cedar Lutheran Church, Cetronia.

She was a member of the Mercantile Club in Emmaus and enjoyed bird watching.

George E. Reichard

Wednesday, August 21, 2019 by The Press in Obituaries

of Wescosville

George E. Reichard, 91, of Wescosville, died peacefully Aug. 8, 2019. He was the husband of Sandra J. (Kotsch) Reichard. They were married for 37 years. Born in Allentown, he was the son of the late George W. and Lulu L. (Lichtenwalner) Reichard.

He was a 1945 graduate of Allentown High School and a longtime employee of the PBNE Railroad.

He enjoyed gardening, bowling, golf and singing in the choir at Nativity Lutheran Church of Allentown.

He was a member and Past Master of the Jordan-Martin Lodge No. 673 F. & A.M.

Edward Charles Romig Sr.

Wednesday, August 21, 2019 by The Press in Obituaries

of Macungie

Edward Charles Romig Sr., 61, of Macungie, was released from his pain and suffering that he endured for many years. He was the husband of Rosemary Romig. He was the son of the late Charles Sr. and Fern Romig.

He is survived by his wife; son, Edward Jr.; stepdaughter, Tracy and her husband Ramon Torres; grandson, Casey Lagler; brothers, Robert, Richard, John; sister, Elaine. He was predeceased by his son, Anthony and his brother, Charles Sr.

In keeping with his wishes, there will be no services. Rest in peace Ed. Your battles are over.

Robert D. Kichline

Wednesday, August 21, 2019 by The Press in Obituaries

director of food services

Robert D. Kichline, 79, of Macungie, died Aug. 18, 2019, in St. Luke’s Hospital, Allentown campus. He was the husband of Dolores M. (Bonner) Kichline. They were married for 43 years. Born in Fullerton, he was the son of the late Clark R. and Pauline V. (Heckman) Kichline.

He honorably served his country in the Army during Vietnam.

He worked as a director of food services for M.W. Wood and Sodexo for 35 years, retiring in 1998.

He was a member of Old Zionsville U.C.C.

Paul A. Calissi

Wednesday, August 14, 2019 by The Press in Obituaries

manager, Air Products & Chemicals

Paul A. Calissi, 80, of Salisbury Township, died Aug. 4, 2019, in the Lehigh Valley Hospital, Salisbury Township. He was the husband of the late Faith O. Calissi. Born in Darby, he was the son of the late Paul C. and Pauline (Chaimowicz) Calissi.

He was a manager in the industrial gas department at Air Products and Chemicals, Trexlertown, for 40 years until retiring.

He was a graduate of Villanova University.

He was a member of St. Thomas More Catholic Church, Allentown.