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Monday, June 17, 2019

Frank G. Cella

Wednesday, August 21, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

former Senior VP Chrysler First

Frank G. Cella, 84, of Macungie, died Aug. 2, 2013, at Lehigh Center. He was the husband of Jane (Buckholtz) Cella. They were married for 57 years. Born in West Pittston, he was the son of the late Pasquale and Mary (Oliveri) Cella; the youngest of nine siblings.

He was a Sergeant in the U.S. Army during the Korean War and was awarded the National Defense Service Medal, United Nations Service Medal, Korean Service Medal with Bronze Star and the Korean War Medal.

He was a graduate of Muhlenberg College and served on their Board of Trustees for nine years.

Gary L. Haberle

Wednesday, August 21, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

of Macungie

Gary L. Haberle, 56, of Macungie, died August 15, 2013, in St. Luke's University Hospital. Born in Allentown, he was the son of Stanley T. and Betty M. (Amig) Haberle.

He worked in the warehouse for Amazon. Previously he was a car salesman for many years.

He was a member of Old Zionsville U.C.C.

He was a member of the Macungie VFW and the Mercantile Club of Emmaus.

Howard E. Hattal

Wednesday, August 21, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

former Bethlehem Steel executive

Howard E. Hattal, 92, of Wescos-ville, died Aug. 13, 2013, in his home. He was the husband of Yvonne T. (Thomas) Hattal. They were married for 62 years. Born in Worcester, he was the son of the late Russell C. and Susan (Schultz) Hattal.

He served in the U.S. Navy as a Navy SEAL in the South Pacific during World War II.

He was assistant to the vice president of operations at the Bethlehem Steel at the time of his retirement. He was employed at Bethlehem Steel for 30 years, retiring in 1980. He was a member of the American Iron and Steel Institute.

Joseph DeSalvatore

Wednesday, August 21, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

formerly of Millbrook Chase

Joseph DeSalvatore, 84, of Allentown, formerly of Millbrook Chase Community and Emeritus of Allentown, died Aug. 7, 2013, in ManorCare Health Services, Bethlehem. He was the husband of the late JoAnn W. (Scarola) DeSalvatore. Born in Messina, Sicily, he was the son of the late Antonino and Domenica (Giglio) DeSalvatore.

He was a member of St. Thomas More Catholic Church, Allentown.

He worked as a dress cutter in the garment industry in New York City for many years until retiring.

Dr. William John Leary Jr.

Wednesday, August 14, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

former Superintendent of E.P. School District

Dr. William J. Leary Jr., 72, of Glenside, died Aug. 2, 2013. He was the beloved husband of Barbara (Buchanan) Leary.

He served as Superintendent of Schools for East Penn School District.

He is survived by his wife; children, William J. III, Michael B., J. Christopher and Gretchen E.; five grandchildren.

Contributions may be made in his name to The College of Education at Penn State University, 247 Chambers Building, University Park, Pa. 16802-3206.

Relatives and friends are invited to a memorial service 5 to 7 p.m. Aug. 25 at the Flourtown Country Club.

Esther Jean Martin

Wednesday, August 14, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

of Zionsville

Esther Jean (Haines) Martin, 91, died July 8, 2013, surrounded by her sons in Old Zionsville where she lived with her oldest son. Born in New Burlington, Ohio, she was a daughter of Everett E. and Eva Ruth (Compton) Haines. Raised in a Quaker (Society of Friends) family and community on a farm with four brothers, she grew up with vivid stories of the Civil War era Underground Railroad which passed through their family barn, events which took place 60 years before she herself was born.

Theodore L. Schantzenbach Sr.

Wednesday, August 14, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

born in Macungie

Theodore L. Schantzenbach Sr., 81, of Hereford, died Aug. 7, 2013, in Lehigh Valley Hospital. Born in Macungie, he was the son of the late Leon and Carie (Schwartz) Schantzenbach.

He worked for F.M. Weaver Steel Fabricators, was manager at Moyer's Lake and Walp's Guest House, and retired from Lehigh Country Club.

He honorably served his country in the Army during the Korean Conflict.

He was a life member of Quakertown American Legion Post 0204 and Cannoner's Sportsman Club.

Irvin F. Yerger Jr.

Wednesday, August 14, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

of Wescosville

Irvin F. Yerger Jr., 79, of Wes-cosville, died Aug. 9, 2013, in his home. He was the husband of Joan J. (Kneller) Yerger. Born in Frackville, Schuylkill County, he was the son of the late Irvin F. Sr. and Caroline A. (Spears) Yerger.

He was employed as a truck driver for various companies in the Lehigh Valley for many years before retiring.

He was a member of the Orefield congregation of Jehovah's Witnesses.