Theresa S. Paul, 85, of Emmaus, died Aug. 4, 2014, in Lehigh Valley Hospital, Salisbury Township. She was the wife of the late John E. Paul who died April 6, 2001. Born in Brooklyn, she was the daughter of the late John L. and Agnes M. (Puk) Wiatrak.
She was a member of St. Ann Catholic Church, Emmaus.
She was a human resources administrator for Sun Chemical Corp. in Staten Island for 34 years until retiring.
Lillian L. (Anderson) Snyder, 89, of Allentown and formerly of East Greenville and Emmaus, died July 30, 2014. She was the wife of the late Frank Rohrbach and Chester G. Snyder. Born in Red Hill, she was the daughter of the late William and Lillie (Smith) Anderson.
She was a member of St. Paul's Lutheran Church, Red Hill.
She loved reading and animals.
She is survived by two children, Thomas A. Rohrbach, of Denver, Colo., and Eileen F. Kerschner and her fiancé Jerry Ard, of Florence, S.C.
Services will be private.
Dalton R. "Doc" Engleman, 88, of Emmaus, died Aug. 7, 2014, in his home. He was the husband of the late Alice E. (Schwartz) Engleman who died Nov. 9, 2006. Born in Emmaus, he was the son of the late Miles and Eva (Krauss) Engleman.
He was a member of St. Paul's Lutheran Church, Trexlertown.
He was a Naval veteran serving during World War II.
He retired from Rodale Press in 1996 after 12 years of employment. Previously he was a core maker for the former General Machine in Emmaus for 36 years.
Margaret L. Orach, 93, formerly of Emmaus, died Aug. 9, 2014, in Arden Courts, Lower Macungie Township. She was the wife of the late Michael Orach who died Nov. 23, 2011. Born in New York City, she was the daughter of the late Joseph and Frances (Creider) Othmer.
She was a member of Holy Trinity Slovak Lutheran Church, Northampton where she was a member of the Lady's Aide and a Sunday school teacher.
Merry (Mary) Smith-Chamley, 88, of Salisbury Township, died July 27, 2014, in the VNA of St. Luke's Hospice House, Lower Saucon Twp. She was the wife of the late Lance Smith and the late William Chamley. Born in Wilkes Barre, she was a daughter of the late Joseph and Mary (Miller) Orbin.
She worked for the Bethlehem Steel Corporation as a fork lift operator in the iron foundry department for many years until retiring.
She was of Episcopalian faith.
She belonged to the Silver Sneakers club and enjoyed crocheting and knitting samples for wall hanging.
Ruth J. Yoder, 92, formerly of Macungie, now of Stone Ridge Poplar Run, died Aug. 5, 2014, in Good Samaritan Hospital, Lebanon. She was the wife of the late John A. Yoder. Born in Andover, Mass., she was the daughter of the late Harold Humphrey and Estella Diaz and granddaughter of the late Thomas K. and Jennie M. Woodhead.
She was an executive secretary for the William H. Taylor Company and also a secretary for Whitehall Township.
She was a member of Seibert E.C. Church and a life member of Brookside Country Club.
Anita D. Bowie, 93, of Emmaus, died Aug. 7, 2014, in her home. She was the wife of Donald S. Bowie Jr., with whom she shared 65 years of marriage. The two met while he was a student at the Harvard School of Law. Born in Winchendon, Mass., she was the daughter of the late Joseph A. and Ida (Dufault) Deschenes.
She received her nursing degree from Massachusetts Memorial Hospital School of Nursing, Boston. She was a registered nurse in the United States Navy during World War II specializing in pediatric care and polio research. While with the Navy she attained the rank of Lt. (jg).
Robert H. Beidleman, 90, of Macungie, died Aug. 2, 2014. He was the husband of Margaret (Raedler) Beidleman. They were married for 60 years. Born in Coplay, he was the son of the late Harry and Gertie (Haas) Beidleman.
He was employed by Air Products, Inc. in Trexlertown as an inspector for 33 years before retiring.
He was a sergeant in the U.S. Air Force in World War II.
He is survived by his wife; daughter, Susan, brother-in-law, David Raedler, nieces and nephews.
Contributions may be made to Solomon's United Church of Christ, 82 S. Church St., Macungie, 18062.
Anthony J. Timar, 84, of Emmaus, died July 31, 2014, in the Phoebe Home, Allentown. He was the husband of the late Dolores M. (Miller) Timar who died Feb. 5, 1989. Born in Emmaus, he was the son of the late Anthony F. and Margaret (Martavus) Timar.
He was a member of St. Ann Catholic Church, Emmaus and was an Army Veteran serving during the Korean War.
He was a district manager for the former EFM of Emmaus, formerly General Machine Co., for 37 years until his retirement.
He was a lifetime member of the Emmaus V.F.W.
Leonore M. Schanz, 80, of Lower Milford Township, died Aug. 2, 2014, at home. She was the wife of the late Dick "Jim" Schanz who died in 2010. Born in Vera Cruz, she was the daughter of the late Asa and Florence (Muth) Miller.
She was an organist and pianist at Vera Cruz Evangelical Congregational Church.