Salisbury Press

Wednesday, July 17, 2019

John P. Pramik

Wednesday, September 4, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

of Macungie

John P. Pramik, 99, of Macungie, formerly of Allentown, died Aug. 21, 2013, at Lehigh Center. He was the husband of the late Mildred (Reinert) and the late Perma (Lambert) Pramik. Born in Fullerton, he was the son of the late Matthew and Rose (Biss) Pramik.

He served his country honorably with the U.S. Navy during World War II in the South Pacific.

He was a member of the Fullerton American Legion.

Grace E. Szarko

Wednesday, September 4, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

formerly of Salisbury Township

Grace E. Szarko, 85, formerly of Salisbury Township, died Aug. 22, 2013, at Cedarbrook Fountain Hill. She was the wife of the late Louis J. Szarko, who died in 1995. Born in Hellertown, she was the daughter of the late Ernest and Katie (Muschlitz) Goldberg.

She worked as a waitress for many years at Howard Johnson.

She was a member of Jerusalem Evangelical Lutheran Church, Salisbury Township.

Michael T. Yenolevich

Wednesday, September 4, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

golf course employee

Michael T. Yenolevich, 52, of Allentown, died Aug. 29, 2013, at Hospice House of the VNA of St. Luke's, Bethlehem. He was the husband of Barbara A. (Cope) Yenolevich for 31 years.

Born in Bethlehem, he was the son of Arlene (Unangst) Yenolevich of Salisbury Township and the late Walter Yenolevich.

He graduated from Salisbury High School.

He worked for the City of Bethlehem at the Municipal Golf Course.

He enjoyed Harleys, hunting, fishing and the Eagles.

David E. Acker

Wednesday, August 28, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

of Emmaus

David E. Acker, 72, of Emmaus, died Aug. 19, 2013, in Lehigh Valley Hospital. He was the husband of the late Jean B. (Glass) Acker. Born in Allentown, he was the son of the late Herbert J. and Ruth M. (Stoudt) Acker.

He worked as a wood finisher for Allen Organ Company for 29 years, retiring in 2006.

He is survived by a sister, Faith E. Wagner, of Emmaus; niece, Ruthann Phillips, of Emmaus; nephew, Randy Wagner, of Allentown. He was predeceased by a brother, Delano "Sunny" Acker.

Arlene D. Smoyer

Wednesday, August 28, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

former Mack Trucks employee

Arlene D. Smoyer, 80, of Macungie, died Aug. 21, 2013, at Lehigh Commons. She was the wife of the late Paul R. Smoyer. Born in Lower Macungie Township, she was the daughter of the late Nevin and E. Irene (Heistand) Schueck. Before retiring in 1993, she worked as a clerk at Mack Trucks World Headquarters for 25 years.

She was a member of Church of the Good Shepherd UCC, Alburtis.

She was a graduate of Emmaus High School, Class of 1951.

Laura L. Boger

Wednesday, August 28, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

of Macungie

Laura L. Boger, 73, of Macungie, died Aug. 6, 2013, at Lehigh Valley Hospital, Cedar Crest, Allentown. Born in Allentown, she was the daughter of the late Joseph and Zula (Kline) Waylen.

She is survived by a son, Delvin Waylen and his wife, Cora, of Macungie; brother, Harold Waylen of Cetronia; sister, Jean Shook of Allentown; granddaughter, Nissa; nieces; nephews. She was predeceased by a sister, Mary Dries.

Services are private at the convenience of the family. Arrangements were made by the James B. Gaffney Funeral Home, Pen Argyl.

Sandra L. Haas

Wednesday, August 28, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

formerly of Allentown

Sandra L. Haas, 53, formerly of Allentown, died Aug. 25, 2013, in Lehigh Valley Hospital, Muhlenberg. She was the wife of Donald Haas. Born in Allentown, she was the daughter of Arthur S. and Jane M. (Eisenhard) Keinert.

She was a member of Jerusalem Western Salisbury Church.

She is survived by her husband; mother and father; daughters, Jennifer and her husband Chris Gehris, of Kutztown and Jessica, of Emmaus; grandchildren, Jayden and Brandon Gehris.

Contributions may be made to Jerusalem Western Salisbury Church, 3441 Devonshire Rd., Allentown, 18103.

Margaret A. Dugan

Wednesday, August 28, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

of Lower Macungie

Margaret A. Dugan, 76, of Lower Macungie, died Aug. 25, 2013, in her home, surrounded by family. She was the wife of John E. Dugan Sr. They celebrated their 55th wedding anniversary in July. Born in Sioux City, Iowa, she was a daughter of the late John and Dorothy (McArthur) Nice.

She was a 1955 graduate of Benson High School, Omaha, Neb. and was employed as an administrative assistant in the Allentown School District prior to retiring in 1991. Previously, she was employed as an associate at Hess Brothers.

Daniel K. Tantaros

Wednesday, August 28, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

First Niagara Bank employee

Daniel K. Tantaros, 31, died Aug. 20, 2013, in Sacred Heart Hospital, Allentown. Born in Allentown, he was the son of Barbara A. Tantaros and the late Konstantinos A. Tantaros.

Daniel filled many hearts with joy. Though his condition characterized him as "special needs" - the word most fitting to describe him was uniquely special. He taught everyone who knew him more important life lessons than anyone could ever teach him: humility, loyalty, love, kindness and gentleness.