Richard Givre, 69, of Lower Macungie Township, died February 2, 2013, at Lehigh Valley Hospital, Salisbury Township. He was the husband of Julia (Tobias) Givre. They were married for 44 years last June. Born in Bronx, N.Y., he was a son of the late Irving and Ida (Perry) Givre.
He was a retired self-employed businessman.
He is survived by his wife; brother, Jerry; nieces and nephews.
Contributions may be made to the American Kidney Fund, 6110 Executive Blvd., Rockville, Md., 20852.
Arrangements were made by the Bachman, Kulik & Reinsmith Funeral Home, Allentown.
Thomas G. Treskot, 60, of Salisbury Township, died February 3, 2013, at his residence surrounded by his loving wife and family. He was the husband of Jane L. (Nenscel) Treskot. They celebrated their 41st wedding anniversary in January. Born in Palmerton, he was the son of the late Charles and Dorothy Mahler Treskot.
He was a parts counter associate at Lehigh Valley Honda, Allentown, for 42 years.
Charles A. Huber, 82, of Emmaus, died January 31, 2013, in ManorCare Nursing Home, Salisbury Township. He was the husband of the late Jeane Mae (Wessner) Huber. Born in Ironton, he was a son of the late Allen S. and Mae I. (Wright) Huber.
He worked for Dubbs Co. for many years before retiring. After retiring, he was a PA State Constable for several years.
He was a U.S. Army veteran of the Korean War.
He was a life member of the American Legion Post #191 and VFW Post #7088, both in Emmaus.
Robert N. Levene, 84, of Emmaus, died January 30, 2013. He was the husband of Delores M. (Mangold) Levene. Born in Allentown, he was a son of the late Simon and Margaret (Knecht) Levene.
He was a supervisor in construction inspection for the city of Allentown.
Sheryl Jones Alu, Esq. of Solomons, Md., died January 15, 2013. Born and raised in Emmaus, she was the daughter of Lloyd and Blanche Jones, of Allentown.
Mildred S. Sousa, 77, of Emmaus, died January 28, 2013, in her home. Born in Edwardsville, she was the daughter of the late Martin and Anna (Perhac) Koval.
She worked as an executive assistant for Bethlehem Steel and Merck for many years, retiring in 1997.
She was an active member of the Church of Assumption BVM, where she was a member of numerous parish ministries.
She was a devoted grandmother, avid gardener, skilled seamstress, and sang with the Sweet Adelines.
Barbara Jean Jarrett, 58, of Macungie, died February 1, 2013, at St. Luke's Hospital, Fountain Hill. She was the wife of Dennis A. Jarrett. They were married for 18 years. Born in Allentown, she was a daughter of the late Walter and Anna (Huber) Frederick.
She was an executive secretary for both Mesko Spotting Service and Shuttlex Transportation.
She is survived by William Frederick and his wife Sandy, of Kunkletown, Alan Frederick and his companion, Jill Weiss, of Emmaus.
Memorial contributions may be made to Lehigh County SPCA Dixon Street, Allentown, 18103.
Harriett E. Bitterman, 86, of Wescosville, died January 18, 2013, in Above and Beyond Assisted Living, Allentown. She was the wife of the late Richard J. Bitterman. Born in Detroit, Mich., she was the daughter of the late Frank and Mildred (Mohrdiek) Ewing.
She was a special education teacher in the Bethlehem School District from 1980 to 1992, prior she taught in the Syracuse area for 25 years. She received her Bachelor of Arts in education from the University of Michigan.
She was a member of First Presbyterian Church in Allentown.
Yvonne Jean Kehm, 83, of Emmaus, died January 25, 2013, in Lehigh Valley Hospital, Muhlenberg Campus. She was the wife of Robert G. Kehm. The couple would have celebrated 65 years of marriage July 3. Born in Allentown, she was the daughter of the late Earl C. and Pauline (Desch) Vogel.
She was a member of St. John's Lutheran Church, Emmaus.
She had worked for the East Penn School District as a cafeteria worker in the high school for several years.
George W. Rausch, 79, of Emmaus, died January 25, 2013, in the Lehigh Valley Hospital. He was the husband of Janice I. (Radler) Rausch. They were married for 41 years. Born in Lehighton, he was the son of the late Frank and Loisa Rausch.
He was a foreman at Allentown Clothes Dryer in Emmaus for 39 years, retiring in 2000.
He enjoyed yard sales, flea marketing, growing tomatoes, but most of all being with his family.