Joseph J. Kramer, 65, of Macun-gie, died February 15, 2013, in his home. Born in Queens, N.Y., he was the son of the late Stanley J. and Vivian (Silverstein) Kramer.
He attended Bethany United Methodist Church and was a graduate of the University of Maryland.
He loved gardening history, reading and photography.
He is survived by daughters, Melanie A. and her husband Zachary Dean of Latham, N.Y., and Lauren A.; brother, Clifford of Lansing, Mich.; former wife, Margie (Saro) Kramer.
Kathleen D. Fischl, 51, of Macun-gie, died February 15, 2013, in the Inpatient Hospice Unit at Lehigh Valley Hospital, Allentown. She was the wife of Gregory M. Fischl. The couple would have celebrated 28 years of marriage Sept. 28. Born in Easton, she was the daughter of Mary (Mereo) DePietro and the late James A. DePietro Sr.
She was a member of St. Ann's Catholic Church, Emmaus.
She was a graduate of Lehigh Carbon Community College with an associate degree in accounting. She worked part time in the accounting department at Day-Timer and at Lehigh Valley Hardwood Flooring.
Mary E. Bauer, 95, of Macungie, died February 16, 2013, in HCR Manor-Care, Allentown. She was the wife of the late Charles D. Bauer Sr., who died December 23, 1978. Born in Kenhorst, Berks County, she was a daughter of the late Franklin A. and Grace (McCarthy) Drey.
She was a member of the Lutheran congregation of St. Peter's Union Church, Macungie, where she formerly served as a Sunday school teacher.
Dr. William M. Baringer, 82, of Macungie, died February 12, 2013, in Lehigh Center. He was the husband of Barbara A. (Dissinger) Baringer, with whom he celebrated 45 years of marriage. Born in Allentown, he was the son of the late William G. and Delma (Mengel) Baringer.
He was a graduate of Allentown High School, Muhlenberg College, Temple Dental School, and received his orthodontic degree from the University of Pennsylvania.
He was an orthodontist for many years in Allentown and Emmaus.
He was a member of Emmaus Moravian Church.
Louise E. Frank, 84, formerly of Allentown, died February 13, 2013, in Fellowship Manor, Whitehall. She was the wife of the late Richard P. Frank who died May 13, 1999. Born in Emmaus, she was the daughter of the late James E. and Edna B. (Hensel) Knittle.
She was a retired office worker for the Allentown School District and the former Hoch Contracting Co. of Allentown.
She is survived by cousins, David L. Strohecker, Lois Strauss and Grace Mealy.
Contributions may be made to your favorite animal charity.
Jonathan P. Laubach, 50, of Macungie, died unexpectedly February 11, 2013. He was the husband of Gretchen Laubach. They were married for 26 years. He was the son of Donald "Mike" and Doris "Pat" Laubach, of Forks Township.
He was a graduate of Easton High School, Class of 1980 and Susquehanna University, Class of 1984. He worked in the advertising field for many years.
Louis A. DiCesare, 68, of Salisbury Township, died February 8, 2013. He was the husband of Linda A. (Bench) DiCesare.
He was a member of St. Paul's Catholic Church, Allentown.
He is survived by his wife; son, Bryan, at home.
Services will be held 12:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 13, in the Cedar Hill Mausoleum, Allentown. Arrangements were made by the K.V. Knopp Funeral Home Inc., Allentown.
Stephanie G. Dinackus, 92, formerly of Salisbury Township, died February 1, 2013, at St. Luke's Hospital, Allentown. She was the wife of the late Harry G. Dinackus for 54 years until his death in 2009. Born and raised in Philadelphia, she was the daughter of the late Peter and Tekla Gramiak, both of whom immigrated to the United States from Ukraine as teenagers.
She worked as a professional secretary at the General Electric Company in Allentown and Philadelphia.
Eugene Dimovitz, 61, of Breinigsville, died February 10, 2013, in Lehigh Valley Hospital. He was the husband of Melanie D. (Derr) Dimovitz. They were married for 37 years on Dec. 20. Born in Allentown, he was the son of the late Rose Dimovitz.
He was a retired equipment operator for Kraft Foods. He previously worked at Bonney Forge and Sondra Manufacturing.
He was a member of Macungie Christian Community.
He was a past president and very active member of Western Lehigh Lions Club.
Marianne L. Sickonic, 55, of Macungie, died in her home on February 3, 2013. Born in Allentown, she was the daughter of Dorothy M. (Jones) Allender of Macungie and the late Arthur A. Allender.
She was the sole caretaker of her mother for many years. She was a loving and devoted mother to her sons, Michael, of Allentown, and Matthew, of Bethlehem.
She is survived by her mother; sons; brothers, Paul Allender and his wife Linda, of Allentown, Todd Allender and his wife Sandy, of Orefield, sister, Susan E. Knerr, of Durham, N.C.