Ruth M. Krieg, 87, of Lower Macungie Township, died Feb. 20, 2020, at Cedarbrook Nursing Home. She was the wife of Richard “Louie” Krieg. They were married for 67 years. Born in East Orange, N.J., she was the daughter of the late Charles and Hazel King.
She graduated from Allentown High School and was a member of the 1950 school aqua team. She was also a graduate of Allentown Business College.
She was a member of Bethany United Methodist Church.
She retired from Lehigh Portland Cement Co. in 1988.
Bruce Harvey Eck, 67, son of the late Harvey O. A. and Faye B. (Stauffer) Eck, died peacefully Feb. 7, 2020, in Little River, S. C.
He was a 1970 graduate of Emmaus High School and an avid golfer.
He is survived by a son, Jonathon, daughter-in-law, Kellie, granddaughters, Alaina and Jocelyn, and a sister, Patricia.
Services will be held 11 a.m. March 28 at St. John’s U.C.C., 139 N. 4th St., Emmaus.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the church.
Henry E. Ruth Jr., 47, of Macungie, formerly of New Tripoli, died Feb. 10, 2020. Born in Allentown, he was the son of the late Henry E. Sr. and Ruth Ann (Werley) Ruth.
He worked for Hannabery HVAC in Allentown for several years.
He is survived by several aunts, uncles and many cousins.
Contributions may be made to Keller Funeral Home, P.O. Box 52, Fogelsville, 18051, to help defray funeral expenses.
Arrangements were made by the Keller Funeral Homes, Fogelsville.
Winifred Miller, 77, of Macungie, died peacefully at home Jan. 30, 2020. She was the wife of Jack Miller, of Macungie. Born in Allentown, she was the daughter of the late Franklin and Winifred (McFadden) Kolb.
She was a graduate of William Allen High School and Allentown Finishing School.
In addition to her husband, she is survived by daughters, Britt and her husband, Scott Stulpin and Kimberly and her husband, Rich Reph; grandson, Zachary.
A private service will be held at the convenience of the family.
Rev. Paul M. Carlson, 87, beloved husband, father, grandfather and pastor of 40 years, died Feb. 18, 2020. He was the husband of Gerri M. (Flexer) Carlson. They celebrated 65 years of marriage. Born in Saigon, Vietnam, he was the son of missionary parents, Rev. Paul and Ruth Carlson.
He was a graduate of Du Bose High School in Florida, King’s College in New York and Gordon Conwell Seminary in Massachusetts.
Ann P. Dioda, 84, of Lower Macungie Township, died Feb. 8, 2020, in Lehigh Valley Hospital, Salisbury Township. Born in New Vernon, N.J., she was a daughter of the late Edward and Mary (Hanlon) Ponek.
Christopher M. Rock, 68, formerly of Emmaus, died peacefully Feb. 20, 2020, in his Florida home with his wife, Pamela D. Rock, by his side. Born in Philadelphia, he was the son of the late Frederick and Nancy (Gallagher) Rock. He grew up building forts and camping in the woods with his brothers in Willingboro, N.J.
He was an award-winning snare drummer, performing with Blackwatch and the 1971 national champion Blue Rock Drum and Bugle Corps.
Beatrice A. Morrison, 97, formerly of Emmaus, died Feb. 16, 2020, at Normandy Farms Estates, Blue Bell. She was the wife of the late Charles H. Harner and John W. Morrison. She was raised in Allentown and lived at Normandy Farm Estates in Blue Bell for the past 30 years.
She graduated from Lankenau Hospital School of Nursing. She was the director of nursing at Dowden Nursing Home, Newtown Square.
She was a former member of Goshenville Bible Church, Bethel Bible Fellowship Church, Emmaus, and Calvary Baptist Church, Lansdale and was active in all three congregations.
Helen D. Buck, 96, formerly of Wescosville, died Feb. 10, 2020. She was the wife of the late Richard A. Buck. Born in Allentown, she was the daughter of the late Leopold and Stella (Drauch) Dobitsch.
She was a 1941 graduate of Allentown Central Catholic High School and was a secretary at Ingersoll Rand, Allentown for 35 years until retiring.
She was a member of St. Thomas More Catholic Church, Allentown.
She was an avid golfer at Shepherd Hills, a member of the Mercantile Club and the Knights of Columbus.
Kyle Nathan Knepper, 36, of Allentown, died Nov. 3, 2019, in his home. He was the son of Jonathan and Mona Knepper.
He graduated from Salisbury High School, received a Bachelor of Arts degree in sociology/computer, Penn State University; a Master of Arts degree in education, Cedar Crest College and a PA Prof. certificate, ITTT Int. Teaching Certificate.