Patricia Ann (Fehr) Wolfe, 70, of Macungie, died peacefully in her home April 29, 2019. She was the wife of the late Gilbert E. Wolfe. Born in Quakertown, she was the daughter of Virginia M. (Gaugler) and the late Arland Fehr.
She was a member of Bethany United Methodist Church, Macungie.
She was an avid supporter of the Humane Society as well as a pet lover.
Albert J. “Moose” Tallick, 74, of Macungie, died peacefully April 8, 2019, at home while in the care of his family. He was the husband of Rosemary (Barrett) Tallick, who was his high school sweetheart, for 51 years. Born in Mary D, he was the son of the late Albert S. and Mary (Krynock) Tallick.
He was a 1962 graduate of Marian Catholic High School.
He honorably served in the United States Navy where he was stationed in Guantanamo Bay during the Cuban Missile Crisis.
Robert Gehman Bookheimer, 76, of Macungie, died April 28, 2019, at home. He was the husband of Hannalore (Kaiser) Bookheimer. Born in Lansdale, he was a son of the late J. Robert and Ada (Gehman) Bookheimer.
He served his country honorably in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War. He was an executive chef for the Army.
He was a member of the F.&A.M., the VFW, Red Hill and formerly in Breinigsville; a member of the Seisholtzville Fire Company and the fire police there; a member of the Valley Forge Chapter #312, Vietnam Veterans of America.
Robert E. Ross, 84, of Salisbury Township, died March 6, 2019, in his home, surrounded by his family. He was the husband and best friend to the late Betty D. Ross. They enjoyed 56 years of marriage based upon the core values of communication and compromise. Their shared love and commitment will forever be evident through the memories of their children and grandchildren. Born in Allentown, he was the son of the late Edwin E.H. Ross and Wilhelmina J. Ross.
John “Jack” Jones Jr., 95, of Emmaus, died April 15, 2019. He was the husband of the late Mary R. Jones.
During his many years of residency on Broad Street in Emmaus, he belonged to several social clubs including The Owls Home, The Mercantile Club, fire company and Emmaus Senior Golf League.
He served in the U.S. Navy and retired from Texaco Oil.
He is survived by son, John J. (Carolyn) and daughter, Teresa Spanitz (John); five grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandson. He was predeceased by a son, Daniel T.
Ann Sabb Detry, 76, of Macungie, died April 22, 2019, in her home. Born in Brooklyn, N.Y., she was a daughter of the late Samuel and Charlotte Sabb.
She was a pediatric registered nurse for more than 30 years at Kings County Hospital, Brooklyn, N.Y.
She is survived by children, Anthony P. and his wife Donna, of Brooklyn and Denise M. and her husband, Jereme Joseph, of Maryland; sibling, Fred Sabb; granddaughter, Dylan.
Memorial contributions may be made to the National Kidney Foundation, in her name.
Jean L. Stauffer, 93, of Macungie, died April 22, 2019, one day after her 93rd birthday, in the Lutheran Home at Topton. She was the wife of Stanley Stauffer. They were married 74 years. Born in Alburtis, she was the daughter of the late Morris and Beulah (Shade) Kauffman.
She was a loving mother and homemaker. Her greatest joy was her family and her pet cat Pusser.
Timothy Franklin Dreas, 81, formerly of Emmaus, died Feb. 25, 2019, at the Goshen Care Center, Torrington. He was the husband of the late Margaret “Peggy” (Connors) Dreas. Born in Vera Cruz, he was the son of the late Francis G. and Florence M. (Schoenly) Dreas.
He served in the Army from 1956 to 1958 as a sergeant with the 82nd Airborne.
He lived a full life as a devoted husband, father, handyman and mobile home contractor.
Jean Irene Ditch, 85, of Macungie, died in her home April 23, 2019. Born in Quakertown, she was the daughter of the late Ryan R. Ritter and Grace (Koder) Laub.
She was a cashier at the Lehigh Valley Hospital cafeteria for several years and previously was a cashier at the former H. Leh & Co. Restaurant, Allentown. She loved gardening and spending time with her children and grandson.
Joan Phillips Naylor, 89, formerly of Macungie, died April 15, 2019, at Phoebe Richard Health Care Center, Richlandtown, surrounded by her children after a long battle with primary progressive aphasia. She was the wife of the late Donald C. Naylor. Born in Kingston, she was a daughter of the late Dr. C. Hayden and Joyce (Whineray) Phillips.
She grew up in Trucksville and graduated from Wyoming Seminary, Forty-Fort in 1948.
She and her husband enjoyed camping, hiking, skiing, fishing and spending time with their children and grandchildren.