Doris Jane (DeLong) Schmoyer, 83, of Emmaus, died Dec. 27, 2013, in her home. She was the wife of Floyd C. Schmoyer for 63 years. Born in Wescosville, she was the daughter of the late Luke and Myra (Mickley) DeLong.
She was a loving and devoted wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. She was an accomplished vocalist, pianist and organist. She was an active member of St. John's United Church of Christ, Emmaus, serving on the board of Christian education, music committee, tape ministry, choir, and home visitation.
Larry E. David, 77, of Macungie, died Dec. 3, 2013, in Lehigh Valley Hospital. He was the husband of Patricia A. (Fritz) David. They celebrated 54 years of marriage. Born in Minesite, he was the son of the late Luther and Annie (Wetzel) David.
He worked as a technician for Buckeye Pipeline for 39 years and also was an independent electrical contractor for over 50 years.
He honorably served his country in the Navy during the Korean conflict.
Thomas F. Bolasky, 87, of Mac-ungie, died Dec. 5, 2013, in his home surrounded by his loving family. He was the husband of Anne L. (Frye) Bolasky. They celebrated their 63rd wedding anniversary in May. Born in Allentown, he was a son of the late Thomas and Emma H. (Zang) Bolasky.
He was a tool and die maker, machinist and mold maker for B. Braun Medical Inc. of Bethlehem for 15 years, retiring in 2000. Previously he was employed by the former General Electric, Allentown, for 22 years.
Geraldine A. Fritz, 75, of Allentown, died Dec. 6, 2013, in Lehigh Center. Born in Macungie, she was the daughter of the late Earl L. and Sarah (Seipler) Fritz.
She was a 1956 graduate of Emmaus High School.
She worked for PPL for 38-1/2 years, retiring in 1995 as employee benefits manager.
She was a past member of the Board of Directors of Valley Youth House.
Louis J. Megaro, 91, of Zionsville, died Nov. 24, 2013, after a brief illness. He was the husband of the late Margaret Delores (Day) Megaro. Born in South Philadelphia, he was the son of the late Enrico and Angelica (Naponiello) Megaro.
He was a Realtor in the Philadelphia area until retiring.
He was a U.S. Navy Veteran of World War II, serving in the Navy Seabees, stationed in Hawaii.
Jennie A. Schantz, 91, of Exeter Township, formerly of Emmaus, died Dec. 3, 2013, surrounded by her family, in her home. She was the wife of Albert I. Schantz. They celebrated 68 years of marriage in July. Born in Slatington, she was the daughter of the late Russell P. Evert and Mary Jane (Williams) Evert. She was the stepdaughter of the late Allen F. Haas.
She retired as an employee of the Exeter School District, having worked in the cafeteria of the junior high school. Previously she was employed by the former Emmaus Pajama Factory.
Donald K. Heil, 85, of Macungie, died Dec. 6, 2013, in Lehigh Valley Hospital. He was the husband of Marian M. (Hertzog) Heil, with whom he shared 60 years of marriage. Born in Macungie, he was the son of the late James B. and Verna (Kerchner) Heil.
He was a truck driver for 42 years, driving for Allentown Modern Transfer and Roadway Express, retiring in 1993.
He honorably served his country in the Army during World War II.
He was a member of Solomon's United Church of Christ, the Macungie VFW and the Macungie Fire Company.
Kathryn M. Haines, 101, of Alburtis, died Dec. 8, 2013, in the Lutheran Home in Topton. She was the wife of the late Elmer G. Haines, who died in 1994. They were married for 65 years. Born in Allentown, she was the daughter of the late Charles A. and Maggie M. (Leiby) Berger.
She was a member of the Alburtis Senior Citizens and enjoyed bus trips and gardening.
Richard A. Schlener, 79, of Macungie, died Nov. 1, 2013, in his home. He was the husband of the late Jackie (Seehausen) Schlener. Born in Allentown, he was the son of the late Andrew and Ida (Liebezeit) Schlener.
He was in the Korean and Vietnam Wars and retired after 20 years of service at the rank of Gunnery Sgt. in the U.S. Marine Corps.
Nancy Jane Garloff, 72, of Emmaus, died Nov. 27, 2013, in Lehigh Valley Hospital, Salisbury Township. She was the wife of James H. Garloff. The couple would have celebrated 51 years of marriage on December 1. Born in Ft. Knox, Ky., she was the daughter of the late William J. and Pansye L. (McKay) Rothenberger.
She was a graduate of Muhlenberg College and Allentown Hospital School of Nursing.
She was a resident of Cedarbrook Nursing Home, Allentown, for the past seven years where she was a member of the choir and enjoyed playing pinochle.