Joan E. Arndt, 78, of Emmaus, died November 15, 2012, in Lehigh Valley Hospital, Salisbury Township. She was the wife of the late Gerald M. Arndt who died Dec. 24, 2002. Born in Emmaus, she was the daughter of the late Mahlon C. and Lillian E. (Walbert) Brey.
She was a member of St. John's United Church of Christ, Emmaus.
Eddie P. Samolot, 80, of Emmaus, died November 13, 2012, in Pembrooke Health and Rehab, West Chester. He was the husband of Nancy E. (Herbster) Samolot. They celebrated their 40th wedding anniversary in September 2012. Born in Linz, Austria, he was the son of the late Simon and Maria Perez.
He was a tour guide for Normandy Tours. Later he was a bus driver for LANTA and retired in 2004 as a self-employed security officer.
He was a member of St. John's U.C.C, Emmaus and a member of the NRA.
Ruth Irene Seip, 94, of Allentown, died November 7, 2012, at Cedarbrook, Allentown. She was the wife of the late William G. Erney and the late Frank F. Phillips.
She was a resident at DevonHouse Senior Living for seven years prior to residing at Cedarbrook. Born in Allentown, she was the daughter of the late George W. and Ethel Mae (Harper) Seip.
She was a retired dressmaker, an avid reader, enjoyed walking her dogs and doing crossword puzzes.
She was a Phillies enthusiast and a lifelong Phillies baseball fan who enjoyed spring training.
Martin L. Rosenblum, 81, of Macungie, died October 25, 2012, in Arden Courts. He was the husband of the late Marilyn D. (Cornfield) Rosenblum who died in 2004. He was the son of the late Benjamin and Etta (Gelblicht) Rosenblum.
He was a financial consultant for Janney Montgomery Scott, Bethlehem, for 20 years until retiring. He previously was the owner and president of Allentown Chrysler-Plymouth dealership in Whitehall.
He was a graduate of Rider College and was a Navy veteran during the Korean War.
He was a member of Temple Beth El, Allentown.
Philip Robert Jacobson, 76, of Emmaus, died October 27, 2012, in Fellowship Manor, Whitehall. He was the husband of Avigail Bleiman Jacobson. They celebrated their 53rd wedding anniversary in March. Born in Scranton, he was the son of the late Henry and Ida Levy Jacobson.
He as a graduate of Scranton Central High School and the University of Scranton.
He served in the United States Marine Corps from 1954 to 1956 during the Korean War.
Prior to retirement he was the owner of Equipment Specialist Co., Allentown.
Dylan Jaime Bisbing was sent to heaven on November 8, 2012, in the Lehigh Valley Hospital. He was the son of Jaime S. Bisbing and Stephanie A. Rehm.
He is survived by his mother and father; maternal grandparents, Tim and Debra Rehm; paternal grandparents, Cathy Kercher and Thomas; maternal great-grandparents, Donna and Leo Desrosiers; paternal great-grandmothers Carol Kercher and Lucille; aunts and uncle, Tim Rehm Jr., Melissa Rehm, and Kelsey Scheffley; cousins, Jennifer Rehm and Cameron Scheffley.
May A. Deily, 85, of Emmaus, died October 24, 2012, in the Phoebe Home, Allentown. She was the wife of the late Lloyd A. Deily. Born in Palmerton, she was the daughter of the late Ray and Louise (Ebert) Yeanish.
She was a registered nurse at the former Allentown Osteopathic Hospital, until retiring. She had also worked as an emergency room nurse at the former Allentown Hospital.
She was a graduate of Slatington High School and the Allentown Hospital School of Nursing.
She was a member of St. John's United Church of Christ, Allentown.
Frances E. Worman, 95, of Emmaus, died November 10, 2012, in her home. She was the wife of the late Edwin W. Worman who died in 1971. She was the daughter of the late Alexander and Estella (Zellner) Morthimer of Allentown.
She graduated from Allentown High School, Class of 1935 and worked for Clarfert Manufacturing Company in Emmaus.
She was a past member of the Emmaus Business and Professional Women's Club and was a life member of the Fairview Fire Company, Allentown.
She was a member of the Emmaus Moravian Church.
Esther J. (Kidd) Wanamaker, 83, of Emmaus, died November 9, 2012, in her home. She was the wife of the late Luther F. Wanamaker for 55 years. She was the daughter of the late Walter G. and Edna E. (Kurtz) Kidd of Catasauqua, and was a graduate of Catasauqua High School.
She was a graduate of the Allentown School of Nursing and was a nurse at Allentown General Hospital for 20 years.
She was a member of Bethel Bible Fellowship Church, Emmaus for over 40 years.
Lynell S. Sterner, 63, of Macungie, died Oct. 29, 2012, in Lehigh Valley Hospital. Born in Allentown, she was the daughter of the late Walter and Geraldine (Conrad) Toman. She was a homemaker.
She was a member of Grace Lutheran Church, Macungie and a member of the Grace Sisters in Spirit.