Richard A. Schlener, 79, of Macungie, died Nov. 1, 2013, in his home. He was the husband of the late Jackie (Seehausen) Schlener. Born in Allentown, he was the son of the late Andrew and Ida (Liebezeit) Schlener.
He was in the Korean and Vietnam Wars and retired after 20 years of service at the rank of Gunnery Sgt. in the U.S. Marine Corps.
Nancy Jane Garloff, 72, of Emmaus, died Nov. 27, 2013, in Lehigh Valley Hospital, Salisbury Township. She was the wife of James H. Garloff. The couple would have celebrated 51 years of marriage on December 1. Born in Ft. Knox, Ky., she was the daughter of the late William J. and Pansye L. (McKay) Rothenberger.
She was a graduate of Muhlenberg College and Allentown Hospital School of Nursing.
She was a resident of Cedarbrook Nursing Home, Allentown, for the past seven years where she was a member of the choir and enjoyed playing pinochle.
Zackie D. (Ricco) Due, 66, of Emmaus, died Oct. 28, 2013, in Lehigh Valley Hospital. She was the wife of Brian A. Due, with whom she celebrated their 31st wedding anniversary Oct. 15. Born in Easton, she was the daughter of the late Joseph and Flora Ricco.
She graduated from Bangor Area High School, Rider College with a Bachelor of Arts, master's degree in theological studies, a master's degree in divinity from Moravian Theological Seminary and a Doctor of Ministry from Fuller Theological Seminary, Pasadena, Calif.
Mary Jane (Mucellin) Bolen, 85 of Macungie, died Dec. 1, 2013, in her home. She was the wife of Stephen Bolen. They were married for 61 years. Born in Allentown, she was the daughter of the late Dominic and Adele Mucellin.
She loved cooking, baking and being with her family.
Norman A. Kreitz, 94, of Macungie, formerly of Fullerton/Whitehall, died Nov. 8, 2013, in the presence of his family. He was the husband of Eleanor M. (Hersh) Kreitz. They were married for 66 years. He was the son of the late Sylvanus G. and Goldie G. (Geisler) Kreitz.
He worked for 45 years in the Fossil Fuels Department of Pennsylvania Power and Light Company, retiring in 1984.
He proudly served in the U.S. Army in the European Theater, 737th Tank Bn, during World War II.
He was a member of St. John's Evangelical Lutheran Church of Whitehall and the Whitehall AARP.
Mae E. Schultz, 95, of Frederick Living, and formerly of Emmaus, died peacefully Nov. 22, 2013, surrounded by her family. She was the wife of the late Dr. Claude A. Schultz Jr. Born in Emmaus, she was a daughter of the late Jonathan R. and Blanche (Knauss) Deischer.
She was a 1938 graduate of Kutztown State Teachers College and taught in the East Penn Union School District for many years.
She was a member of the Palm Schwenkfelder Church and the Ladies' Aid Society.
Melissa A. Roth, 42, of Macungie, died Nov. 24, 2013. She was the wife of Terry Roth. She was the daughter of Linda and Donald Wieser
She is survived by her husband; children, Dustin, Kasara and Katelyn; grandchildren; parents, grandmother, Delores Sponsler; siblings, Jesse, Travis and Michelle.
Services are private. Arrangements were made by the Cantelmi Funeral Home, Bethlehem.
Earl R. Brey, 82, of Allentown, died Nov. 6, 2013, in his residence. He was the husband of Alene N. (Brobst) Brey. Born in Emmaus, he was the son of the late Oscar and Lillian (Krauss) Brey.
He worked as a welder at Alstom Company of Easton, formerly Ecolaire Corp., for 30 years and later worked at Lafayette College as a custodian for 10 years.
He was an initiate of the Radha Soami Satsang Beas, India.
He honorably served his country in the Air Force during the Korean Conflict.
Edwin R. Litzenberger Jr., 56, of Northampton, died Nov. 18, 2013, in his home. Born in Allentown, he was the son of the late Edwin R. Litzenberger Sr., who died in 2002, and Justine Mae (Vogel) Litzenberger, who died in 2012.
He was employed at Geo Specialty Chemicals of Allentown for many years.
He was a train enthusiast, having enjoyed model trains and photographing trains.
He was a past member of the Emmaus Fire Department and Rescue Squad.
Royal E. Snyder Jr., 89, of Wescosville, died Nov. 22, 2013, in Woodland Terrace, Allentown. He was the husband of the late Wanda Ann Marguerite (Phelps) Snyder. Born in the Ogdensburg Hospital, N.Y., he was the son of the late Royal E. Snyder Sr. and Bessie Taylor Snyder.
He graduated from Canton High School in 1942.
He served in the U.S. Navy from 1943 and served in World War II until his honorable discharge in 1946. He served aboard the SS Collis P. Huntington, MS Java and USS Saugus LSV-4.