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Saturday, December 16, 2017

Osbon D. Arndt

Wednesday, December 13, 2017 by The Press in Obituaries

St. Matthew’s E.C. Church member

Osbon “Ozzie” D. Arndt, 90, of Emmaus, died November 27, 2017, at Cedarbrook Nursing Home, Allentown. He was the husband of the late Elizabeth (Fenstermacher) Wenner Arndt and Jean (Schaffer) Arndt. Born in Vera Cruz, he was a son of the late Earl and Anna (Kline) Arndt.

He was a graduate of Emmaus High School, Class of 1945.

He was employed at Square D, Emmaus, and later at Otterbine Barebo, Vera Cruz.

Helen Karluk

Wednesday, December 13, 2017 by The Press in Obituaries

of Emmaus

Helen Karluk, 97, of Emmaus, formerly of Moosic, died peacefully Nov. 12, 2017, at Belle Haven Healthcare & Rehabilitation Center, Quakertown. She was the wife of the late Stanley F. Karluk who died in 2009. Born in Dunmore, she was the daughter of the late John and Mary Katchur Battle.

She was educated in Dunmore schools and prior to her retirement, she was employed as a silk mill weaver, a YMCA receptionist and a medical office receptionist.

She was a member of St. Paul of the Cross Parish, Scranton.

Delores M. Oplinger

Wednesday, December 13, 2017 by The Press in Obituaries

formerly of Emmaus

Delores M. Oplinger, 84, formerly of Emmaus, died Dec. 5, 2017, at Country Meadows, Bethlehem. She was the wife of the late Gordon W.J. Oplinger Jr. Born in East Greenville, she was the daughter of the late Frank and Emma (Hartman) Fritz.

She was a loving mother and grandmother.

She was a member of St. Matthew’s E.C. Church, Emmaus.

She is survived by sons, Stephen L. and his wife Missy, Todd L. and his wife Debbie, and Scott L. and his wife Jaime; daughter, Sandra L. and her husband Andy Caverly; 12 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren.

Thomas M. Strelecki Sr.

Wednesday, December 13, 2017 by The Press in Obituaries

of Emmaus

Thomas M. Strelecki Sr., 72, of Emmaus, died Nov. 29, 2017. He was the husband of Sally A. (Scarola) Strelecki. They celebrated 33-1/2 years of marriage. Born in Chrisfield, Md., he was the son of the late Thomas M. and Mary (Davis) Strelecki.

He was a Navy veteran and was employed at the former Bethlehem Steel Corp. for 31 years until his retirement.

He was a member of the Found in the 60s Car Club and enjoyed going to car shows.

Nancy Lichtenwalner Ritter

Wednesday, December 13, 2017 by The Press in Obituaries

formerly of Emmaus

Nancy Lichtenwalner Ritter, 68, died Nov. 21, 2017, in Puerto Vallarta, Jalisco, Mexico where she and her late husband, John, resided since 2010. She was the daughter of the late Mae and Theodore Lichtenwalner, of Macungie.

She graduated from Emmaus High School in 1967 and later from The Allentown School of Cosmetology.

She was co-owner of The Main Street Gallery, Inc.

She was previously a member of the Church of the Good Shepherd, Alburtis, where she served as a Sunday school teacher, a youth fellowship advisor and a choir member.

Barry J. Faustner

Wednesday, December 13, 2017 by The Press in Obituaries

of Emmaus

Barry J. Faustner, 70, of Emmaus, died Dec. 4, 2017, in The Gardens at Easton. He was the husband of Luella M. (Meck) Faustner. They were married for 41 years. Born in Allentown, he was the son of the late Joseph and Arlene (Bord) Faustner.

He was self-employed in the auto body repair industry for many years, retiring in 2007.

He is survived by his wife; brother, Jeffrey, of Emmaus; sister, Barbara Chapkovich, of Emmaus.

Contributions may be made to Grace Lutheran Church, 28 West Main St., Macungie, 18062.

G. Pauline Kummery

Wednesday, December 13, 2017 by The Press in Obituaries

of Emmaus

Grace Pauline “Polly” Moyer Kummery, 98, of Emmaus, died Dec. 3, 2017. She was the wife of the late Frederick Kummery. They were married for 48 years. Born in Telford, she was the daughter of the late John and Emma (Rosenberger) Moyer.

She was a member of St. John’s U.C.C., Emmaus.

She volunteered at the Emmaus Public Library for 30 years.

She is survived by a son, John F. and his wife Lois; daughter, Jane E. and her husband Glenn Weisbach; six grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by a brother and two sisters.