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May Barto

Wednesday, January 2, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

former EHS secretary

May Barto, 88, of Emmaus, died December 28, 2012, in LifeQuest Nursing Center. She was the wife of the late Wayne W. Barto. Born in Salisbury Township, she was the daughter of the late Morris T. and Eliza G. (Heimbach) Eck.

She was a secretary for Emmaus High School and later did clerical work for Rodale Press.

She was a member of St. John's U.C.C., Emmaus where she served on the altar guild.

She was a member and past president of Emmaus Senior Citizens, a member of the Emmaus Historical Society and was an avid bowler in several bowling leagues in the area.

Donald I. Hallman

Wednesday, January 2, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

of Emmaus

Donald I. Hallman, 78, of Emmaus, died December 29, 2012, in the Lehigh Valley Hospice Inpatient Unit, Allentown. He was the husband of Virginia M. (Rohrbach) Hallman. They observed their 59th wedding anniversary on Christmas Day. Born in Emmaus, he was a son of the late Luther P. and Lillian I. (Praetorius) Hallman.

He served in the U.S. Army.

He is survived by his wife; son, Michael and his wife Grace; sister Elizabeth Dreas; brother Albert; granddaughter, Lindsay Wirth; great-grandsons Charlie and Marshall.

Fern J. Smith

Wednesday, January 2, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

formerly of Macungie

Fern J. Romig Smith, 83, formerly of Allentown and Macungie, died December 13, 2012, at the Heritage Care Center, American Fort, Utah. She was the wife of Harold W. Smith. Born in Alburtis, she was the daughter of the late Robert N. and Minnie Mae (Conrad) Shoemaker.

Before retiring in 1992, she worked as a packer at Daytimers for 25 years.

She was a member of St. John's Lutheran Church, Fogelsville.

She was a member of the Macungie VFW.

Eleanor M. Hensinger

Wednesday, January 2, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

professional shuffleboard player

Eleanor M. (DeLong) Hensinger, 80, of Macungie, formerly of Kutztown, died December 27, 2012, in her residence, Lehigh Commons Senior Living. She was the wife of Elmer F. "Buddy" Hensinger. They were married for 59 years. Born in Maxatawny Township, she was a daughter of the late George R. and Luella C. (Weidner) DeLong.

She was a member of the Lutheran congregation of Zion's Union Church, Kutztown.

She was a member of the Kutztown Lioness Club for many years, serving as its first president in 1970.

Evelyn M. Albee

Wednesday, January 2, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

of Macungie

Evelyn M. (Gehman) Albee, 91, of Macungie, died December 25, 2012, in Woodland Terrace. She was the wife of the late Robert E. Albee. Born in Egypt, she was the daughter of the late Robert W. and Erma G. (DeLong) Gehman.

She was a 1939 graduate of Allentown High School.

She worked as an executive secretary for Lehigh Consistory, Muhlenberg College, General Electric and the Navy Department at Bethlehem Steel during World War II.

She attended Zion's Evangelical Lutheran Church, Old Zionsville.

Sandra A. Bors

Wednesday, December 26, 2012 by The Press in Obituaries

co-owner, Bors Motors, Inc.

Sandra A. "Sandy" Bors, of Emmaus, died December 22, 2012. She was the wife of Frank Bors Sr. for 49 years. Born in Allentown, she was the daughter of the late Marvin "Mal" and Lillian C. (Eckert) Lowe.

She was in the first graduating class of Dieruff High School in 1960. An accounting student, she worked for Air Products Inc., Trexlertown, as a cost analyst for 10 years, a bookkeeper for J & J Floor Maintenance for 10 years and was president and co-owner with her husband of Bors Motors Inc. for 25 years.

She was a former volunteer for the former Allentown Hospital.

Nancy A. Weber

Wednesday, December 26, 2012 by The Press in Obituaries

formerly of Emmaus

Nancy A. (Bayliss) Weber, 78, of Macungie, formerly of Emmaus, died December 17, 2012, at St. Luke's Hospital, Fountain Hill. She was the wife of Dean H. Weber. They celebrated their 55th wedding anniversary last April 27. Born in Scranton, she was the daughter of the late Alfred R. and Mildred (Reese) Bayliss.

A graduate of the former Allentown Hospital School of Nursing in 1955, she was employed as a registered nurse at the former Allentown Osteopathic Medical Center for 40 years, retiring in 1996.

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

Ruth E. Reichard

Wednesday, December 26, 2012 by The Press in Obituaries

of Macungie

Ruth E. Reichard, 92, of Macun-gie, died December 21, 2012, in Lehigh Valley Hospital. She was the wife of the late Wilbur F. Reichard. Born in Brookdale, she was the daughter of the late Howard N. and Helen (Hilbert) Schueck.

She was a 1938 graduate of Emmaus High School.

She worked for Allen Organ for 30 years, retiring in 1980.

She was a life-time member of Grace Lutheran Church, Macungie and a life member of the Macungie VFW and Macungie Fire Co. Ladies Auxiliary.

Clyde E. Buchman Jr.

Wednesday, December 26, 2012 by The Press in Obituaries

of Macungie

Clyde E. Buchman Jr., 86, of Macungie, died December 21, 2012, at Lehigh Valley Hospice, Allentown. He was the husband of Grace L. (Hopkins) Buchman of Macungie. Born in Allentown, he was a son of the late Clyde E. Sr. and Sarah (Leiser) Buchman.

He was a long-time member of Asbury United Methodist Church, Allentown, where he served on the Asbury Building Committee when the church was built on Springhouse Road.

Donald E. Misera

Wednesday, December 26, 2012 by The Press in Obituaries

Exide Battery Co. supervisor

Donald E. Misera, 74, of Emmaus, died December 17, 2012, at St. Luke's Hospital, Allentown. Born in Emmaus, he was the son of the late Paul S. and Margaret H. (Rokosny) Misera.

He was employed by Exide Battery Co., Emmaus, for 30 years, retiring as a supervisor. He then worked at Graham Security Police.

He served in the Marine Corps during the Vietnam War and was also a member of the Macungie VFW and its golf league.

He was a member of St. Ann's Catholic Church, Emmaus, and was also a member of the Board of Governors at Unami Gun Club, Emmaus.