Helen L. Aber, 91, of Emmaus, died Nov. 15, 2013, in Lehigh Valley Hospital. She was the wife of Edward H. Aber, with whom she celebrated 68 years of marriage. Born in Passaic, N.J., she was the daughter of the late Lawrence and Eva (Krawiec) Lacki.
She was a World War II worker for the former Western Electric.
She was a member of St. Ann Catholic Church, Emmaus.
She volunteered for the Lehigh Valley Hospital for over 20 years and volunteered for Camelot for Children.
She was a member of the Telephone Pioneers and the Emmaus Garden Club.
Ora Lou Wagner, 91, of Emmaus, died peacefully in her sleep Nov. 20, 2013, surrounded by her children, in her home. She was the wife of the late Billy N. Wagner who died March 17, 2008. Born in Florence, Ala., she was the daughter of the late David and Nellie E. (Jones) Beadle.
She had been an active member of St. John's Lutheran Church, Emmaus, where she taught Sunday School and was a member of the choir.
She was employed as a secretary in the administrative building for East Penn School District for 20 years, until retiring.
She was a member of the Emmaus Chorale.
David Wardlaw Moore III, 83, of Macun-gie, died Nov. 19, 2013, in Lehigh Valley Hospital Inpatient Hospice. He was the husband of the late Gertrude (Smith) Moore. Born in Savannah, Ga., he was the son of the late David W. Moore Jr. and Gladys (Shields) and Arthur Byrd.
He was a proud graduate of the U.S. Military Academy at West Point. He honorably served his country as a Major in the Army for 14 years.
He worked as a purchasing manager for Air Products and Chemicals for over 20 years and retired from Acme Cryogenics in 2002.
Peter P. Kuzma, 82, of Allentown, died Nov. 12, 2013, in Lehigh Valley Inpatient Hospice. He was the companion of Lucy Hess for the past 30 years. Born in Emaus, he was the son of the late Michael and Mary (Kostura) Kuzma.
He was a crane operator for Bethlehem Steel and owned Peter Kuzma Paving for 50 years.
He graduated from Emmaus High School in 1949.
He was a life member of the Mercantile Club.
He honorably served his country in the Navy during the Korean Conflict.
Richard K. Diehl, died peacefully in his daughter's home Nov. 18, 2013. He was the husband of Shirley Irene (Kemmerer) Diehl. They were married for 56 years. Born in Emmaus, he was a son of Ambrose and Marguerite Diehl.
He graduated from Emmaus High School in 1950.
Helen Rose Lash, 90, of Alburtis, died Nov. 1, 2013. She was the wife of the late LeRoy Francis Lash who died Feb. 12, 1962. Born in Evansville, Berks County, she was a daughter of the late Theodore and Sophia (Mielnik) Krafczyk.
She last worked as a manufacturing technician in the optical industry.
Joseph F. Tercha Jr., 80, of Macungie, died Nov. 18, 2013, in Lehigh Valley Hospital, Salisbury Township. He was the husband of Anne (Cadden) Tercha. They celebrated 58 years of marriage on June 11. Born in Allentown, he was the son of the late Joseph F. Tercha Sr. and the late Jane (Sewards) Tercha.
He was a graduate of Central Catholic High School, Class of 1951. He attended Penn State University Extension before entering the U.S. Navy, where he served in the Air Branch as a photographer.
Eric D. "Ernie" Leiser, 55, of Macungie, formerly of Emmaus, died Nov. 15, 2013, after a courageous battle fighting cancer, surrounded by his loved ones. He was a son of the late Janice and Harold Leiser.
He graduated from Emmaus High School in 1975.
He dedicated his entire career to AP Houser Construction.
His favorite pastimes were hunting, fishing, gardening and canning. His unique storytelling abilities will be missed by all.
Ruth H. Deibert, 86, of Allentown, formerly of Wescosville, died Nov. 15, 2013, in Luther Crest Health Care Center. Born in Wescosville, she was a daughter of the late Dr. George S. and Helen R. (Schoenly) Deibert.
She served as an executive secretary for the Lehigh Portland Cement Company for 40 years, retiring in 1992.
She was a member of St. Paul's Lutheran Church, Trexlertown.
She is survived by a sister, Sara Lorrah, of Easley, S.C.; brother, Charles and his wife Marilyn, of Reedsville, Mifflin County; nieces and nephews.
Miriam E. Hinkel, 95, formerly of Salisbury Township, died Nov. 13, 2013, in the Phoebe Home, Allentown. She was the wife of the late Norman E. Hinkel who died Sept. 18, 1995. Born in Lower Macungie Township, she was the daughter of the late George B. and Laura E. (Miller) Weaver.
She was a member of St. John's Lutheran Church, Emmaus.
She was a key punch operator at Mack Trucks for many years.