Salisbury Press

Thursday, December 12, 2019

Annette M. Shenberger

Friday, November 29, 2019 by The Press in Obituaries

watercolor artist

Annette M. Shenberger, 80, of Macungie, died Nov. 19, 2019, in Lehigh Valley Hospice, Allentown. She was the wife of Dale Shenberger for 59 years. She was a daughter of the late LeRoy and Hattie (Muth) Seidel.

She was a 1957 graduate of Emmaus High School.

She was a watercolor artist and member of the Parkland Art League who featured her art at the Allentown Art Museum and other local exhibits.

Judith K. Labenberg

Friday, November 29, 2019 by The Press in Obituaries

formerly of Emmaus

Judith K. Labenberg, 82, formerly of Emmaus, died Nov. 20, 2019, at the Phoebe Home. She was the wife of the late William H. Labenberg. Born in Allentown, she was the daughter of the late Carl F. and Arlene A. K. (Kratzer) Schmoyer.

She was an honors graduate of Parkland High School, Class of 1955 and from Muhlenberg College in 1967.

Before retiring, she was office administrator at the Trexler Funeral Home, Allentown for over 20 years and prior was an English teacher in the East Penn School District.

Michael D. Kells

Friday, November 22, 2019 by The Press in Obituaries

transportation manager

Michael D. Kells, 72, of Macungie, died Nov. 12, 2019, at Lehigh Valley Hospital, surrounded by his loving family. He was the husband of Judy A. (Costantino) Kells to whom he was married for 25 years Oct. 4. Born in Allentown, he was a son of the late Harold D. and Blanche L. (Kuhns) Kells.

Before retiring in 2015, he was the transportation manager for the former Woodland Terrace at the Oaks for 15 years. Prior, he was president of Coal Heat in Alburtis from 1992 to 2001.

He enjoyed gardening, hunting and especially spending time with his family.

Luther D. Zimmerman

Friday, November 22, 2019 by The Press in Obituaries

former Trans World Airlines captain

Luther D. Zimmerman, 88, of Allentown, died Nov. 12, 2019, at Lehigh Valley Hospital, Cedar Crest. He was the husband of Dolores (Alexander) Zimmerman to whom he was married for 67 years last June 21. Born in Kempton, he was the son of the late Fred G. and Esther E. (Oswald) Zimmerman.

He graduated from Slatington High School, Class of 1948 and Pennsylvania State University, Class of 1952, with a Bachelor of Science degree in animal husbandry.

Daniel E. Conrad

Friday, November 22, 2019 by The Press in Obituaries

former Salisbury teacher

Daniel Edward Conrad, 85, of Sunbury, died Nov. 13, 2019, at his home. He was the husband of E. Hope (Sober) Conrad. They were married for 62 years. He was the son of the late Miles E. and Grace (Trego) Conrad.

He was a graduate of United Wesleyan College and taught school for 40 years, mostly in the Salisbury Township School District.

He was in regular attendance at the Emmanuel Bible Fellowship Church of Sunbury.

Elaine G. Diehl

Friday, November 22, 2019 by The Press in Obituaries

formerly of Emmaus

Elaine G. (Vogel) Diehl, 88, formerly of Emmaus, died Nov. 12, 2019, in Cedarbrook. Born in Emmaus, she was the daughter of the late Vera E. (Hilbert) and Warren A. Vogel Sr.

She was a waitress and worked for Phoenix Clothes and later Greif for many years.

She was a member of Emmaus Moravian Church, a member of Citizens Fire Co. #2, Mercantile Club of Emmaus, the Ladies Auxiliary of the American Legion and Franklin Fire Co.

Dr. H. William Gross

Friday, November 22, 2019 by The Press in Obituaries

family dentist

Dr. H. William Gross, 91, of Macungie, died in his home surrounded by his loving family Nov. 13, 2019. He was the husband of Ruth K. (Kohn) Gross. Born in Allentown, he was a son of the late Louis and Bess (Sandler) Gross.

He was a graduate of Muhlenberg College and received his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from Temple University, School of Dentistry.

He was a family dentist since 1954, owning his own practice in Allentown for many years and started a group practice in 1974, retiring in 2008.

He served his country with the United States Navy during the Korean War.

Mary Kay Davey

Thursday, November 14, 2019 by The Press in Obituaries

formerly of Emmaus

Mary Kay Davey, 95, of Lawrenceville, Ga., formerly of Emmaus and Bethlehem, died Nov. 2, 2019, surrounded by immediate family. She was the wife of the late Norman Davey who died in 2010. Born in Winsted, Conn., she was the daughter of the late Kathryn Gladys (O’Neill) and Maurice Coffey.

She was a 1942 graduate of the Gilbert School in Winsted.

In 1957 the family moved to Emmaus where she was active in several clubs (she loved playing bridge!) and civic organizations. After living for several years in Oreland and Center Valley, the couple settled in Bethlehem in 1977.