Fay B. Eck, 88, formerly of Emmaus, died Dec. 29, 2013, at Cedarbrook Nursing Home, Allentown. She was the wife of the late Harvey O.A. Eck. Born in Topton, she was the daughter of the late Clarence and Ellen Jane (Barto) Stauffer.
She was employed as a cafeteria worker in the East Penn School District for 15 years until retiring.
She was a member of St. John's United Church of Christ, Emmaus, and she was a charter member of the Emmaus Women's Club.
Henry C. Schraden, 75, of Salisbury Township, died Dec. 29, 2013, in Lehigh Valley Hospital Inpatient Hospice Unit, Allentown. He was the husband of Sally A. (LeVan) Schraden. They celebrated their 54th wedding anniversary last March. Born in Allentown, he was a son of the late Wesley H. and Frances H. (Balliet) Schraden.
He retired from Maier's Bakery as a driver salesman after 34 years of service. He was employed by Orlando Diefenderfer as a truck driver and in the warehouse for nine years, retiring in 2002.
He was a U.S. Navy veteran.
James J. "Pop-Pop" Heiserman, 60, of Salisbury Township, died Jan. 5, 2014, at Lehigh Valley Hospital, Salisbury Township. Born in Allentown, he was a son of John J. "Junior" Heiserman and the late Jean J. (Snyder) Heiserman.
He was employed at Salisbury Fire Co. #1 as a bartender and a lifetime electrician in the Lehigh Valley.
He is survived by his father; son, James; brother, Jeff and his wife, Robin; sister, Jill; nephews, Jesse and Matt; aunts; uncles; cousins.
Gerald K. Heck, 73, of Macungie, died Jan. 3, 2014, in Lehigh Valley Hospice Inpatient Unit with his family at his side. He was the husband of Joanne T. (Moser) Heck. They were married for 51 years on June 16. Born in Allentown, he was a son of the late Frederick K. and Evelyn N. (Hansen) Heck.
A graduate of Allentown High School and Allentown Business School, he was an office and payroll clerk for Mack Trucks, retiring in 1995.
He was a member of St. John's United Church of Christ, Emmaus, and the United Auto Workers Union Local 677.
Daniel D. Reichenbach Sr., 79, of Salisbury Township, died Jan. 3, 2014, in the Lehigh Valley Hospital, Salisbury Township. He was the husband of Mary Lou (Denelsbeck) Reichenbach. They would have celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary this May. Born in Allentown, he was a son of the late Arthur D. and Grace M. (Joyce) Reichenbach.
He was the president of W.S. Reichenbach and Sons, retiring in 2000.
He was a member of St. Thomas More Catholic Church, Allentown.
He was a U.S. Air Force Veteran of the Korean Conflict.
Walter H. Aungst III, 58, of Salisbury Township, died Dec. 28, 2013, in his home. He was the husband of Marilyn (Beisel) for 34 years. Born in Bethlehem, he was the son of Betty (Bateman) and the late Walter H. Aungst Jr.
He worked for Martin's Famous Pastry for 30 years.
He was involved in the Salisbury Youth Association for many years and was the vice-chair of the recreation advisory committee for Salisbury Township.
He loved baseball, basketball and vacations at Long Beach Island, N.J.
Molly Ann Higgins, 34, of Macungie, died Dec. 21, 2013, in Lehigh Valley Hospital. She was the wife of Daniel P. DeFuso. Born in Media, she was the daughter of Joseph F. Higgins and the late Joan (Opiary) Higgins.
She was a graduate of Kutztown University and an alumna of the Zeta Omicron Chapter of the Phi Sigma Sigma sorority.
She was assistant vice president of branch operations and compliance at Embassy Bank for the Lehigh Valley.
She was a member of the Pennsylvania Association of Notaries.
She was a member of St. Ann Catholic Church, Emmaus.
Earl W. Mory, 96, formerly of Emmaus, died Dec. 26, 2013. He was the husband of the late Frances A. (Ziegler) Mory. Born in Steinsburg, Lehigh County, he was the son of the late William G. and Mabel S. (Derr) Mory.
He worked for Widder Brother's Silk Mill, East Penn Foundry and Tyler Pipe Company.
He was a member of Solomon's United Church of Christ, Macungie, where he served as a deacon, elder and trustee.
He was a life member of the Emmaus Mercantile Club, Macungie Fire Company and Citizen's Fire Co. #1. He was a former member of the Emmaus Nest of Owls.
Mark Adam Crossley of Hilton Head Island, S.C., died Dec. 23, 2013, in his home. He was the life partner of John Beard for many years. Born in Lima, Ohio, he was the son of the late Kenneth Crossley and Marilyn (Detrick) and Stanley Kaufman, all of Emmaus.
He graduated from Emmaus High School in 1979.
He was employed by Hess Bros. for many years, and later worked at Ertley Motors in Wilkes-Barre. He was most recently employed by Spinnaker Resorts in Hilton Head.
He loved to cook, read good books and walk his dogs on the beach.
Joseph P. Muffley, 71, of Salisbury Township, died Dec. 18, 2013, in Lehigh Valley Hospital. He was the husband of Diane E. (Zelko) Muffley. Born in Allentown, he was the son of Sara R. (Brogan) and the late John H. Muffley.
He graduated from Allentown Central Catholic High School, Class of 1960.
He started his career at the former Western Electric and worked in the office, the plant and in the clean room. He retired after 41 years when it was Agere.
He was a member of the Knights of Columbus and the Hogan's Social Club.