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Stephen C. Hollenthoner Jr.

Wednesday, September 11, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

Air Products retiree

Stephen C. Hollenthoner Jr., 81, of Macungie, died Sept. 5, 2013, in his residence. He was the husband of the late Jane D. (Sell) Hollenthoner. Born in Palmerton, he was the son of the late Stephen C. Hollenthoner Sr. and Martha M. (Furler) Rice.

He worked at Air Products and Chemicals in SEMCE, retiring in 1993 as a high tech assembler.

He honorably served his country in the Army during the Korean Conflict.

He was a lifetime member of the Unami Fish and Game, member of the Macungie VFW, and was a band member of the Shangri-La's for many years.

Barry W. Barto

Wednesday, September 11, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

former Emmaus mayor

Barry W. Barto, 69, of Emmaus, died Sept. 8, 2013, in Lehigh Valley Hospital Inpatient Hospice. He was the husband of Donna P. (Weaver) Barto for 46 years. Born in Allentown, he was the son of the late Wayne W. and May (Eck) Barto.

He graduated from Emmaus High School and Dickinson College.

He was an independent furniture representative for many years serving territories throughout the Northeast.

He was a member of St. John's U.C.C. Church, Emmaus.

He volunteered with the Emmaus Ambulance Corps for 20 years. He served as the mayor of Emmaus from 1994 to 1997.

Bettie F. Landis

Wednesday, September 11, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

Eastern Star member

Bettie F. Landis, 91, of Nazareth, and formerly of Media and Palm Harbor, Fla., died Aug. 25, 2013, at Moravian Hall Square, Nazareth. Born in Reading, she was the daughter of the late Chester and Mary (Bettencup) Gerfen.

She was a graduate of McCasky High School, Lancaster, and was the class of 1938.

She married the love of her life, Cletus Landis Sr., in 1940.

She was a member of the First Presbyterian Church, Media. She was one of the candle lighters of the church.

Althea Malera Hoffman

Wednesday, September 11, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

St. Ann's Catholic Church member

Althea Malera Hoffman, 92, of Allentown, died Sept. 5, 2013, in Lehigh Valley Hospital Inpatient Hospice. She was the wife of the late Edgar L. Hoffman. She was the daughter of the late Stanley and Pearl (Seidel) Siegfried.

She worked in the garment industry for 40 years, retiring in 1974. She also was a former model at local department stores.

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

She enjoyed knitting, arts and crafts, bingo and was an avid Phillies fan.

Dennis C. Moon

Wednesday, September 11, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

computer programmer

Dennis C. Moon, 67, of Emmaus, died Sept. 4, 2013, in Lehigh Valley Hospital. He was the husband of Dolores M. (Hayes) Moon. Born in Allentown, he was the son of Gloria (Moyer) Weida, of Fountain Hill, and the late Howard Moon.

He honorably served his country in the Marines during Vietnam.

He was a computer programmer for many years.

Elisabeth Kienle-Smith

Wednesday, September 11, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

Garden Club member

Elisabeth Kienle-Smith, 83, of Macungie, formerly of New London, Conn., died Sept. 2, 2013, in her home. She was the wife of Eric W. Smith for 14 years. Born in Schweinfurt, Germany, she was the daughter of the late Luitpold and Elsa (Schuster) Kienle.

She was employed as the manager of the Thames Club in New London, Conn., for more than 25 years, retiring in 1999.

She was a member of the Garden Club in Emmaus and New London.

Susan Ross Chassard

Wednesday, September 11, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

active with Bethany U.M. Church

Susan Ross Chassard, 49, of Allentown, formerly of Emmaus, died Sept. 6, 2013. She was the wife of John A. Chassard. Born in Allentown, she was the daughter of Harry P. and Marian E. (Miller) Ross of Lancaster.

She was a 1981 graduate of Emmaus High School.

She continued her studies at Lehigh County Community College, graduating in 1983 with a degree from the dental hygienist program. After graduation, she was an orthodontic assistant for more than 10 years at several orthodontic practices in the Lehigh Valley.

John J. Best

Wednesday, September 4, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

steel retiree

John J. Best, 85, of Trexlertown, died Aug. 31, 2013. He was the husband of Arlene M. (Getz) Best.

Born in Allentown, he was the son of the late William E. and Erma E. (Andrews) Best.

He served in the U.S. Army during World War II.

He was employed at the Bethlehem Steel for 38 years retiring in 1985.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by a son, John J. Jr.; six stepchildren, Cheryl, Jeanette, Billy, Kenneth, Randy and Christina; and 10 step-grandchildren.

Arrangements were made by Schmoyer Funeral Home Inc., Breinigsville.