Salisbury Press

Monday, June 17, 2019

Donald Biever

Wednesday, October 2, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

of Macungie

Donald L. Biever, 83, of Macungie, died Sept. 22, 2013, in Lehigh Valley Hospital. He was the husband of Kathryn A. (Schaffer) Biever. They were married 49 years. Born in Allentown, he was a son of the late Russell and Florence (Erie) Biever.

He served honorably in the United States Army.

He was employed by Aldrich Pump Company as a draftsman and later worked at Mack Trucks.

He enjoyed building and flying model airplanes and constructing buildings for model railroads.

Susan Hanisak

Wednesday, October 2, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

Salisbury H.S. graduate

Susan Hanisak, 58, died Sept. 25, 2013, at Jefferson University Hospital, Philadelphia, with her loved ones at her side. Born in Allentown, she was the daughter of the late Helen (Piff) and Richard Snyder.

She graduated from Salisbury High School and was employed for over 20 years at Colonial Pizza House, Easton.

After schooling and training in the medical field, she was employed for the past seven years at St. Luke's University Hospital. She was currently working in the offices of Dr. Bub and Associates, Emmaus.

Ruth I. Huyett-Hertzog

Wednesday, October 2, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

of Emmaus

Ruth I. (Moyer) Huyett-Hertzog, 89, of Emmaus, died peacefully Sept.17, 2013, at Phoebe Home, Allentown. She was the wife of Wilmer A. Hertzog. Born in Reading, she was the daughter of the late John Elmer and Esther Mae (Hollenbach) Moyer.

She was employed with the East Penn School District, retiring in 1986. She later worked for the Borough of Emmaus and also Lower Macungie Township.

She was a member of the Garden Club of Emmaus, the Emmaus Seniors and the Lower Macungie Seniors.

She enjoyed spending time with her family.

Judith C. Lieberman

Wednesday, October 2, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

community activist

Judith C. Lieberman, 93, of Emmaus, formerly of Spring Valley, N.J., died Sept. 30, 2013. She was the wife of the late Marc A. Lieberman, who died in 1985. Born in Jersey City, N.J., she was the daughter of the late Maurice and Miriam (Schwartz) Cohen.

As a community activist, she was the recipient of various awards including the Lehigh Valley Aging Inplace Coalition "Person of the Year" in 2006 as well as the Governor's Citizen Crime Protection Volunteer Recognition Award in 2012.

Evelyn C. Fegley

Wednesday, October 2, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

formerly of Emmaus

Evelyn C. Fegley, 98, formerly of Emmaus, died Sept. 26, 2013, in Allentown. She was the wife of the late Harold L. Fegley who died in 1987. Born in Hereford, she was a daughter of the late Ammon and Margaret (Bachman) Strunk.

She was a 1934 graduate of East Greenville High School.

She was a member of Zion's Evangelical Lutheran Church, Old Zionsville.

She is survived by a sister, Winifred Moyer; niece and caregiver, Diane, wife of Neil Gery; other nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by sisters Pauline Moyer and Anna Mae Koniow.

JoAnn M. Mitchell

Wednesday, October 2, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

of Salisbury Township

JoAnn M. Mitchell, 66, of Salisbury Township, died Sept. 28, 2013, at home. Born in Allentown, she was the daughter of Emma (Moyer) Mitchell and the late George Mitchell (Mocidlowski).

She was a receptionist at Erie Insurance Co. for over 20 years until retiring in 2010.

She was a member of St. Ursula's Catholic Church, Fountain Hill.

She is survived by her mother; nephews, Robert L. Jr. and his wife Laura, David E.; great-nephews, Daniel and Peter. She was predeceased by a brother, Robert L. Sr. who died in 2010.

Alfred W. Oberecker

Wednesday, October 2, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

played in local bands

Alfred W. Oberecker, 91, of Emmaus, died Sept. 22, 2013, in his home. He was the husband of Jean R. (Becker) Oberecker. They would have celebrated their 68th wedding anniversary next month. Born in Allentown, he was the son of the late Joseph and Bertha (Fasching) Oberecker.

He was employed at Lehigh Valley Dairy for 27 years and was the owner of the former Parkland Dairy Mart.

He was a member of St. Ann Catholic Church, Emmaus

He enjoyed playing the trumpet for several local bands.

Terry L. Kresley

Wednesday, October 2, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

of Salisbury Township

Terry "T.K." L. Kresley, 53, of Salisbury Township, died Sept. 29, 2013, in Lehigh Valley Hospital, Salisbury Township. He was the husband of Tracy M. (Persing) Kresley. The couple celebrated 31 years of marriage in February. Born in Allentown, he was the son of the late Richard C. and Joanne L. (McClafferty) Kresley.

He was a graduate of Whitehall High School, Class of 1977.

He was a master concrete worker for most of his life, most recently working as a foreman for Infra-Crete in Frazer, Pa.

Hermina Illes

Wednesday, September 25, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

formerly of Emmaus

Hermina Illes, of Coopersburg, formerly of Emmaus and Allentown, died Sept. 21, 2013. She was the wife of the late John P. Illes who died in 1952. Born in Allentown, she was a daughter of the late Frank and Theresa (Kroboth) Windish.

She worked for the former Boise Cascade Co. for 16 years, retiring in 1983. Prior to that she worked for the former Harvey Clothing Co., Quakertown for 12 years.

She was a member of St. Ann's Catholic Church, Emmaus.

Kenneth O. Marks

Wednesday, September 25, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

of Emmaus

Kenneth O. Marks, 90, of Emmaus, died in his home Sept. 21, 2013. He was the husband of Eleanor Rose (Wertman) Marks. He married his high school sweetheart shortly after the war. They were married for the past 68 years. Born in Vera Cruz, he was the son of the late Ralph O. and Hattie E. (Stickler) Marks.

He served in the Marine Corps during World War II and served in the reserves for over 20 years.

He was a graduate of Emmaus High School, Class of 1941.

He was employed at Mack Trucks for 43 years, retiring as a final inspector at the Macungie plant.