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Wayne F. Weida

Wednesday, May 1, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

of Emmaus

Wayne F. Weida, 89, of Emmaus, died April 26, 2013, in Lehigh Valley Hospital, Salisbury Township after a short illness. He was the husband of Gloria J. (Fasching) Weida. They were married for 63 years. He was the son of the late Stanley and Bertha (Frey) Weida.

He was co-owner of Weida's Charcoal Drive-In in Wescosville for 33 years with his brothers, Donald and Amos, until 1986.

He served his country with honor in the CB1 Theater during World War II as a pilot in the Army Air Corps with a rank of first lieutenant.

John J. Zampino

Wednesday, May 1, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

of Alburtis

John J. Zampino, 46, of Alburtis, died April 23, 2013. He was the husband of Ellen (Kosciolek) Zampino. Born in Camden, N.J., he was the son of the late Lena A. (Minnite) Zampino and Joseph W. Zampino, of Alburtis.

He was a mail handler for the United States Post Office in Moorestown, N.J. for several years.

He was a member of St. Joseph the Worker Catholic Church, Orefield.

He enjoyed the beach, fishing and loved spending time with his sons.

Jean Woehrle

Wednesday, May 1, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

former accountant

Jean Woehrle, 79, of Emmaus, died April 22, 2013, in her residence. She was the wife of the late John T. "Jack" Woehrle. She was born in Scranton.

She worked as an accountant for the former Stroh's Brewery for many years.

She was a member of Citizens Fire Company #2.

She is survived by daughters, Jacqueline J. and her husband Michael H. Eremus of Alburtis, Susan M. and her companion Mark Epstein of Allentown, and Cynthia and her husband Robert Ott of Emmaus.

Contributions may be made to a favorite animal rescue organization.

Arlene E. Texter

Wednesday, May 1, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

of Salisbury Township

Arlene E. Texter, 87, of Salisbury Township, died April 28, 2013, in the Lehigh Valley Hospital, Salisbury Township. She was the wife of the late Robert D. Texter. She was a homemaker. Born in Moosic, she was the daughter of the late Robert C. and Mary S. (Malone) Best.

She was a member of St. Andrew's Evangelical Lutheran Church, (Summit Lawn), Allentown.

Lucretia C. Moser

Wednesday, May 1, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

past president, Emmaus Garden Club

Lucretia C. (Smoyer) Moser, formerly of Emmaus, died at the Lehigh Valley Hospital April 23, 2013. She was the wife of the late James E. Moser. She was a daughter of the late Guy J. and Virginia R. (Walter) Smoyer.

She was a life-long member of the Emmaus Moravian Church where she sang in the choir and was a member of the Silver Cross Circle of the King's Daughters.

She was a past president of the Emmaus Garden Club.

William F. Mosser III

Wednesday, April 24, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

CEO of Thermoplastic Valves, Inc.

William F. Mosser III, 83, of Emmaus, died March 27, 2013. He was the husband of Midge (Goodhart) Mosser. Born in Allentown, he was the son of the late William F. and Anna (Shankweiler) Mosser.

He was the CEO of Thermoplastic Valves, Inc. He attended Muhlenberg College.

A Christian and active churchman, he was a charter member of The Lutheran Church of the Holy Spirit, Emmaus and a former president of the Lutheran Laity Movement.

Patricia A. Panfile

Wednesday, April 24, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

of Macungie

Patricia A. Panfile, 88, of Macungie, died April 19, 2013, in Lehigh Valley Hospital, Salisbury Township. She was the wife of the late C. Thomas Panfile, who died May 10, 1979. Born in Stowe, she was a daughter of the late Dorastus and Mary Alice (Heck) Mauger.

She grew up during the depression, worked in a sewing factory as a seamstress and enjoyed her life as a homemaker, caring for her children.

Mary Theresa Segilia

Wednesday, April 24, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

of Emmaus

Mary Theresa Segilia, 80, of Emmaus, died April 20, 2013, at her home. She was the wife of the late Russell N. Segilia who died Feb. 14, 2011. Born in Hazleton, she was a daughter of the late Ludwig and Mary (Rossi) Menghini.

She was a registered nurse for many years working in various hospitals and employed by Drs. Backenstoe and Kratzer in Emmaus.

She retired from Rodale Press where she was a supervisor of the Rodale Fulfillment Center.

She was a co-founder of The Way To Emmaus bookstore.

Francis Baumann

Wednesday, April 24, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

former PennDOT employee

Francis G. Baumann, 77, of Emmaus, died April 18, 2013, at Lehigh Valley Hospice Inpatient Unit, Allentown. He was the husband of Lois E. (Hein) Baumann. They celebrated 52 years of marriage. Born in Fountain Hill, he was the son of the late Francis A. and Alice M. (Diehl) Baumann.

He was employed by PennDOT for 32 years until retiring.

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

Earl J. Lahr

Wednesday, April 24, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

formerly of Hosensack

Earl J. Lahr, 94, of Hidden Meadows, Sellersville, formerly of Hosensack, died April 8, 2013, at Life Quest Nursing Center, Quakertown. He was the husband of the late Naomi A. (Yeakel) Lahr, who died in 2002. Born in Herndon, he was the son of the late Israel Daniel and Mamie Lulu (Raker) Lahr.

He was a machinist at Mack Trucks for 18 years until retiring.

He was a member of Zion's Evangelical Lutheran Church.

He was a member and generous contributor to the Community Fish & Game Association.