Salisbury Press

Tuesday, July 23, 2019

Kenneth Wm. Thomulka

Wednesday, October 9, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

professor of microbiology

Kenneth Wm. Thomulka, Ph.D., 71, of Allentown, died Sept. 28, 2013, in his residence. Born in Mt. Holly, N.J., he was the son of the late William and Betty (Woods) Thomulka.

He received his bachelor's of science degree in bacteriology from the Philadelphia College of Pharmacy and Science. He attained his master's of science degree and doctorate in microbiology, microbial physiology and microbial genetics from Hahnemann Medical College.

Nevin R. Schantz

Wednesday, October 9, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

former Macungie Grange officer

Nevin R. Schantz, 94, of Allentown, died Sept. 17, 2013, in Lehigh Valley Hospice. He was the husband of the late Betty J. (Guinther) Schantz. Born in Shimersville, he was the son of the late George H. and Annie H. (Roeder) Schantz.

He was a member of St. Paul's U.C.C. of Trexlertown.

He was a millwright for over 16 years for the Carpenters and Joiners of America Union. Prior he worked for Bethlehem Steel and he also farmed.

He was a former officer at the Macungie Grange.

He enjoyed playing cards, gardening, woodworking and attending senior citizens meetings.

Betty J. Amig

Wednesday, October 9, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

manufacturing retiree

Betty J. Amig, 84, of Macungie, died Oct. 6, 2013, in her residence. She was the wife of the late Delbert A. Amig. Born in Allentown, she was the daughter of the late Harry and Emma (Wahl) Snyder.

She retired from the former Clarfert Manufacturing, where she worked for 19 years.

She is survived by a son, Jeff and his wife Donna, of Emmaus; a daughter, Deborah, of Macungie; and two brothers, Gerald F. Snyder and his wife Barbara, of Emmaus, and Donald E. Snyder, of Emmaus.

Contributions may be made to the Lehigh County Humane Society, 640 Dixon St., Allentown, PA 18103.

Donald Biever

Wednesday, October 2, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

of Macungie

Donald L. Biever, 83, of Macungie, died Sept. 22, 2013, in Lehigh Valley Hospital. He was the husband of Kathryn A. (Schaffer) Biever. They were married 49 years. Born in Allentown, he was a son of the late Russell and Florence (Erie) Biever.

He served honorably in the United States Army.

He was employed by Aldrich Pump Company as a draftsman and later worked at Mack Trucks.

He enjoyed building and flying model airplanes and constructing buildings for model railroads.

Susan Hanisak

Wednesday, October 2, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

Salisbury H.S. graduate

Susan Hanisak, 58, died Sept. 25, 2013, at Jefferson University Hospital, Philadelphia, with her loved ones at her side. Born in Allentown, she was the daughter of the late Helen (Piff) and Richard Snyder.

She graduated from Salisbury High School and was employed for over 20 years at Colonial Pizza House, Easton.

After schooling and training in the medical field, she was employed for the past seven years at St. Luke's University Hospital. She was currently working in the offices of Dr. Bub and Associates, Emmaus.

Ruth I. Huyett-Hertzog

Wednesday, October 2, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

of Emmaus

Ruth I. (Moyer) Huyett-Hertzog, 89, of Emmaus, died peacefully Sept.17, 2013, at Phoebe Home, Allentown. She was the wife of Wilmer A. Hertzog. Born in Reading, she was the daughter of the late John Elmer and Esther Mae (Hollenbach) Moyer.

She was employed with the East Penn School District, retiring in 1986. She later worked for the Borough of Emmaus and also Lower Macungie Township.

She was a member of the Garden Club of Emmaus, the Emmaus Seniors and the Lower Macungie Seniors.

She enjoyed spending time with her family.

Judith C. Lieberman

Wednesday, October 2, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

community activist

Judith C. Lieberman, 93, of Emmaus, formerly of Spring Valley, N.J., died Sept. 30, 2013. She was the wife of the late Marc A. Lieberman, who died in 1985. Born in Jersey City, N.J., she was the daughter of the late Maurice and Miriam (Schwartz) Cohen.

As a community activist, she was the recipient of various awards including the Lehigh Valley Aging Inplace Coalition "Person of the Year" in 2006 as well as the Governor's Citizen Crime Protection Volunteer Recognition Award in 2012.

Evelyn C. Fegley

Wednesday, October 2, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

formerly of Emmaus

Evelyn C. Fegley, 98, formerly of Emmaus, died Sept. 26, 2013, in Allentown. She was the wife of the late Harold L. Fegley who died in 1987. Born in Hereford, she was a daughter of the late Ammon and Margaret (Bachman) Strunk.

She was a 1934 graduate of East Greenville High School.

She was a member of Zion's Evangelical Lutheran Church, Old Zionsville.

She is survived by a sister, Winifred Moyer; niece and caregiver, Diane, wife of Neil Gery; other nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by sisters Pauline Moyer and Anna Mae Koniow.

JoAnn M. Mitchell

Wednesday, October 2, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

of Salisbury Township

JoAnn M. Mitchell, 66, of Salisbury Township, died Sept. 28, 2013, at home. Born in Allentown, she was the daughter of Emma (Moyer) Mitchell and the late George Mitchell (Mocidlowski).

She was a receptionist at Erie Insurance Co. for over 20 years until retiring in 2010.

She was a member of St. Ursula's Catholic Church, Fountain Hill.

She is survived by her mother; nephews, Robert L. Jr. and his wife Laura, David E.; great-nephews, Daniel and Peter. She was predeceased by a brother, Robert L. Sr. who died in 2010.

Alfred W. Oberecker

Wednesday, October 2, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

played in local bands

Alfred W. Oberecker, 91, of Emmaus, died Sept. 22, 2013, in his home. He was the husband of Jean R. (Becker) Oberecker. They would have celebrated their 68th wedding anniversary next month. Born in Allentown, he was the son of the late Joseph and Bertha (Fasching) Oberecker.

He was employed at Lehigh Valley Dairy for 27 years and was the owner of the former Parkland Dairy Mart.

He was a member of St. Ann Catholic Church, Emmaus

He enjoyed playing the trumpet for several local bands.