Lucille R. Held, 90, of Allentown, died Aug. 3, 2013, in her home surrounded by her family. She was the wife of the late Norman L. Held Jr. Born in Allentown, she was the daughter of the late William and Beatrice (Romig) Reinhard.
She worked as a telephone operator for the former Bell Telephone for 31 years, retiring in 1985.
She was an active member of Jerusalem Western Salisbury Church, serving as a Sunday School teacher, member of the Care Team and an office helper for many years.
She was a member of the Telephone Pioneers and volunteered for the former ABVI.
Frank G. Cella, 84, of Macungie, died Aug. 2, 2013, at Lehigh Center. He was the husband of Jane (Buckholtz) Cella.
A Celebration of Life service will be held in September at The Lutheran Church of the Holy Spirit, Emmaus. Date to be announced.
Arrangements are being handled by the Schantz Funeral Home, P.C., Emmaus.
Thomas H. Appleton, 75, died July 28, 2013. He was the husband of Donna M. (Leibenguth) Appleton.
A Celebration of Life service will be held 2 to 4 p.m. Aug. 10 at Lock Ridge Park, Alburtis.
Memorial donations may be made to the American Lung Association of PA, P.O. Box 4029, Easton, 18043.
Donald E. Lichtenwalner, 85, of Macungie, died Aug. 4, 2013, in St. Luke's Hospital, Allentown. He married his high school sweetheart, Betty J. (Gehman) Lichtenwalner, with whom he celebrated 65 years of marriage. Born in Macungie, he was the son of the late Ellis and Florence (Lichtenwalner) Lichtenwalner.
He was a 1946 graduate of Emmaus High School.
He was a third generation and lifetime potato farmer.
David J. Elek, 55, of Wescos-ville, lost his battle with cancer and died in his home Aug. 2, 2013. He was the husband of Deborah (Krouse) Elek for 27 years. Born in Cleveland, Ohio, he was the son of John and Yolanda Elek, of Macungie.
He was a 1976 graduate of Emmaus High School.
He will be loved and missed by many.
He is survived by his wife; parents; daughters, Emily and Elizabeth; brother, Douglas.
Services are private and will be held at the convenience of the family. Arrangements were made by the Brubaker Funeral Home, Catasauqua.
Dr. Richard W. Miller, 77, of Schnecksville, died Friday, July 26, 2013 in his home. He was the husband of Ellen J. (Moser) Miller. The couple celebrated their 55th wedding anniversary May 3, 2013. Born in Fogelsville, he was the son of the late Willard E. and Ruth E. (Lauchnor) Miller.
He was a graduate of Parkland High School, Class of 1954. He earned his Bachelor of Science degree in secondary education in 1958 from Kutztown University, a master's degree in elementary education in 1960 and a Doctor of Education in 1972, both from Lehigh University.
Steven R. Winkler, 23, of Lower Macungie Township, died July 26, 2013, after receiving injuries from an automobile accident.
He graduated from Emmaus High School in 2008 and received an associate degree in applied science from Lehigh Carbon Community College in 2011.
He is survived by his mother, Ellen, with whom he resided; father, Philip; sister, Jennifer; grandfather, Arnold Abramowitz; cousins, Scott and Robert Paster; and stepsisters, Debbie Delmastro and Cheryl.
Richard C. Heiserman, 80, of Salisbury Township, died July 15, 2013, in his home. He was the husband of the late Betty L. (James) Heiserman who died in October 2012. Born in Lanark, he was the son of the late John and Katie (Ritter) Heiserman.
He was a diesel mechanic for AB International, Allentown, for 20 years, retiring in 1998.
Frederick W. Miller Jr., 82, of Schnecksville, formerly of Emmaus, died July 23, 2013, at The Phoebe Home Inc., Allentown. He was the husband of the late Etta A. (Lehr) Miller. Born in Skippack, Montgomery County, he was the son of the late Frederick W. Sr. and Lydia (Rupp) Miller.
He faithfully and honorably served his country in the U.S. Navy during the Korean War.
He retired from Mack Trucks Inc. in South Whitehall Township in 1992. Prior to that, he worked at Day-Timers in East Texas and the former Superior Combustion in Emmaus.
William Robert Fetterman, 71, of Winslow, Maine, died unexpectedly July 16, 2013, at Maine Medical Center in Portland, Maine. He was the husband of Sharon J. (Eckroade) Fetterman. They were married for 44 years. Born in Allentown, he was the son of the late Rose M. (Miller) and the late Jay V. Fetterman.
He was a graduate of Emmaus High School and Shippensburg University.
He served his country in the Pennsylvania Army National Guard for six years.
He was an original member and past president and chairman of the Emmaus Jaycees.