Jack W. Bilger, 81, of Salisbury Township, died Feb. 28, 2014, at St. Luke's VNA Hospice House. He was the husband of Jean (Wieder) Bilger for 56 years. Born in Allentown, he was the son of the late Raymond and Gertrude Bilger.
He worked in the maintenance department at KidsPeace for many years until retiring.
He was an active member of Grace United Church of Christ, Allentown and was an avid fisherman.
Gerald L. Moreira, 69, of Macungie, died Feb. 12, 2014, in Lehigh Valley Hospital, inpatient hospice unit, Allentown. He was the husband of Helen M. (Buhl). They would have celebrated their 38th wedding anniversary Feb. 21. Born in Palmerton, he was a son of the late Deodoro F. and Irene J. (Dotter) Moreira.
He was employed as a bailer at Levine's prior to retiring.
He is survived by his wife; brothers, Barry and his wife Margaret, of Lehighton, Rodney and his wife, Debbie, of Slatington.
Mae I. Shelhamer, 92, of Allentown, died March 17, 2014, in Lehigh Valley Hospital. She was the wife of the late Charles H. Shelhamer. Born in Allentown, she was the daughter of the late George and Leah (Betz) Nonnemaker.
She was a member of Jerusalem Western Salisbury Church.
She is survived by sisters, Helen Ohner, Catherine Ohner, Marion Freer and Mary Schwab; nieces and nephews.
Contributions may be made to the Arthritis Foundation, 629 N. 13th St., Allentown, 18102.
Terry L. Berean, 55, of Macungie, died March 13, 2014, in his home. He was the husband of Jeannette E. (Tunitis) Berean. The couple would have celebrated 32 years of marriage on April 24. Born in Cortland, N.Y., he was the son of Bruce E. Sr. and Mary A. (Wasilenko) Berean, of Coopersburg.
He was a member of St. Ann's Catholic Church, Emmaus where he was a member and former treasurer of the St. Ann's Council 12886 Knights of Columbus.
James Andrew Monahan, II, 26, husband of Kristen L. (D'Angelo) Monahan, of Allentown, died Feb. 12, 2014, at Lehigh Valley Hospital, Cedar Crest. Born in Sellersville, he was a son of James A. Monahan I, of Red Hill and Kimberly A. (Goodwin) wife of Ralph Kleinsmith, of Bethlehem.
He was a 2006 graduate of Salisbury High School, Allentown.
He worked as manager for four years at Big Woody's Bar & Grill, Allentown.
Jack L. Brown, 71, of Upper Milford Township, died March 16, 2014, in his home. He was the husband of Joyce A. (Stajk) Brown. Born in the Bronx, N.Y., he was the son of the late Charles and Marie (Schallock) Brown.
He served in the National Guard.
He was employed at Berks County Prison for 30 years, retiring as a captain.
He is survived by his wife; children, Donna Rishor, Laura Smith, Sharon Franz, James, Jason Teipel and Jack; sisters, Marie Carota and Lillian Don; 10 grandchildren.
Elva M. Kunkel, 104, formerly of Lynnport and later Alburtis, died March 11, 2014, in the Kutztown Manor, Kutztown. She was the wife of the late William H. Kunkel, who died in 1968. Born in Albany Township, she was a daughter of the late Jacob and Annie (Shollenberger) Knepper.
She was the oldest member of Jacobs Church, New Tripoli.
She was a member of the Lynnport Fire Co.
Delores C. Schlegel, 85, of Salisbury Township, died Feb. 25, 2014, in St. Luke's Hospital, Fountain Hill. She was the wife of the late Joseph I. Schlegel. Born in Allentown, she was a daughter of the late LeRoy I.W. and Mary K. (Ellow) Morgan.
She was a floor girl in the garment industry for over 25 years, retiring in 1977.
She was a member of Victory Family Church, Whitehall.
She is survived by a sister, Dorothy J. and her husband Ralph Heffley, of Topton; many nieces and nephews; a sister-in-law. She was predeceased by a brother, LeRoy, Jr.
Grace E. Markowitz, 89, formerly of Emmaus, died March 5, 2014, in Cedarbrook. She was the wife of the late Michael Markowitz. Born in Allentown, she was the daughter of the late Raymond and Mabel (Goheen) Bader.
She worked as a supervisor for Dun and Bradstreet for 20 years, retiring in 1991.
She was a member of St. John's United Church of Christ, Emmaus and was a den mother for Cub Pack and Boy Scouts Troop 25.
She will be best remembered for selling cotton candy and snow cones at all the local school festivals and at the former Pine Tree Park.
Grace M. Shetter, 90, of Alburtis, died Feb. 25, 2014, at Lehigh Valley Hospital, Salisbury Township. She was the wife of the late Ira D. Shetter. Born in Trexlertown, she was a daughter of the late Harold R. and Pearl M. (Held) Ziegler.
Before retiring, she worked at Kraft Foods for nearly 20 years. Prior, she and her husband worked on the family farm for 25 years.
She was a member of St. Paul's United Church of Christ, Trexlertown.
She was a life member of the Order of the Eastern Star, East Penn Chapter No. 336.