Alfred T. Saleh, 83, of Lower Macungie Township, died March 21, 2014, in the Hospice House of the VNA of St. Luke's, Bethlehem. He was the husband of Renee' (Mahshi) Saleh. They celebrated their 53rd wedding anniversary Dec. 9, 2013. Born in Worcester, Mass., he received a Bachelor of Science degree in accounting in 1967 from the University of Delaware.
He began his career at Air Products and Chemicals taking early retirement in 1982. After retirement he operated his own accounting tax practice until 2010.
Marjorie Knaisch, 82, of Daytona Beach, Fla., and formerly of Emmaus, died Jan. 13, 2014, after a long battle with Parkinson's disease. She was the wife of Frank Knaisch. They were married for 54 years. Born in West Springfield, Mass., she was the daughter of the late Robert and Philomena Spooner.
She is survived by her husband; daughter, Ellen; son, Eric.
Services were held at Oaklawn Park Funeral Home, Sanford, Fla.
Peter Koziar, of Macungie died March 14, 2014. He was the husband of the late Lillian Dudas who died in 2004. Born in Mount Carmel, he was a son of the late Harry and Theodora Koziar.
He worked for over 30 years for Miles Laboratories in Clifton, N.J., before retiring in 1981.
He loved to travel and spend time with his family, especially on the family farm in Pitman, Pa.
He is survived by a son, Peter Jr., of Owings Mills, Md.; grandson, Jon, currently with the U.S. Marines; sisters, Anna Kostishak, Pearle Chwastiak, and Sally Gordon; numerous nieces and nephews.
Judith L. Howe, 65, of Macungie, died Feb. 27, 2014, in her home. Born in Quakertown, she was the daughter of the late Arthur H. and Marguerite J. (Bleam) Yoder.
She was a retired school teacher and Realtor.
She is survived by a sister, Sandra A. Yoder, of Coopersburg; two nieces Karen and her husband Michael Orzel, of Quakertown and Wendy Lewis, of Ocala, Fla.; brother-in-law William E. Lewis, of Ocala, Fla. She was predeceased by a sister Nancy C. Lewis.
Anna M. Groller, 93, of Allentown, died March 11, 2014, at Cedarbrook Nursing Home, South Whitehall Township. She was the wife of the late Julius F. Groller for 60 years. Born in Allentown, she was the daughter of the late John and Mary (Mihalek) Panik.
Before retiring, she worked at Schneider Manufacturing.
She was a member of St. John the Baptist Slovak Catholic Church, Allentown.
Sharon A. Lopez, 58, of Macungie, died Feb. 23, 2014. She was the wife of Hector Lopez and the daughter of Arlene Gildner.
She is survived by her husband; mother; stepfather, Paul Gildner; son, Chris Carl; sisters, Jane, Sue and Donna; brothers, Glenn and Donald; three grandsons, Domonic, Jayden and Damian.
Contributions may be made to the family.
Edward J. Flanagan, 74, of Emmaus, died Feb. 17, 2014, in the Lehigh Valley Hospital, Inpatient Hospice Unit, Allentown. Born in Allentown, he was a son of the late Joseph J. and Grace L. (Keller) Flanagan.
He was a welder for Harry Bertoia Metal Sculpting for 18 years and Abec before retiring in the mid-1990s.
He was a U.S. Navy veteran.
He was an avid pool player and was a classic car and drag racing enthusiast.
Marian Ann Maroni Ferguson, 77, of Macungie, died March 11, 2014, at Cedarbrook, Allentown. She was the wife of Patrick Ferguson for 57 years. Born in Scranton, she was the daughter of the late Phillip Maroni and the late Martha Maroni Long.
She graduated from Dunmore High School in 1954.
She worked in Dunmore for the Golo Shoe Co. and in Allentown at Schneider Manufacturing.
She was a member of St. Thomas More Catholic Church, Allentown.
She was a member of the auxiliary of the Hogan's Social Club.
Jean L. Sewell, formerly of Emmaus, died Dec. 14, 2013, in Kaiser Hospital in Los Angeles, Calif. She was the wife of the late Charles Allen Sewell. Born to Hazel and Edwin K. Lutz, she grew up in Phillipsburg, N.J. as well as Easton.
She is survived by two biological grandchildren, Michael P. Sewell living in California and Beth Sewell-Berger, of Virginia Beach, Va.; four great-grandchildren, Aiden and Katie, and Jordan and Nikolas Berger. She was predeceased by biological children, Barbara and Douglass.
Joseph A. Candia, 102, of Macungie, died Feb. 24, 2014, in the Lehigh Valley Hospital, Salisbury Township. He was the husband of the late Helen F. (Scopelliti) Candia. He was born in Palo Alto, Pa.
He was the owner and operator of Candia Motors at 19th and Tilghman streets, Allentown, until retiring in 1973. After retirement, he was the head starter at the Center Valley Golf Club, working there for 20 years, until the club closed right after his 100th birthday.
An avid golfer, he had a total of seven holes-in-one in his lifetime.