Ronald Erb, 74, of Emmaus, died Aug. 12, 2013. He was the husband of Jeanie (Houser) Erb. Born in Allentown, he was a son of the late George and Caroline (Bitting) Erb.
He was a graduate of Allentown High School, and served in the Air Force for four years.
He was retired from Iron Workers Local 36 in Whitehall, and most recently worked with the sheriff's office providing security at the Lehigh County Courthouse.
He was a life member of the Hogan Social Club.
He loved visiting the beach, especially Wildwood.
Martha J. Snyder, 85, formerly of Emmaus, died Aug. 14, 2013, in Lehigh Valley Hospital. She was the wife of the late Raymond J. Snyder. Born in Palmerton, she was the daughter of the late Earl E. and Lillian (Schell) Parry.
She was a 1946 graduate of Palmerton High School. She worked as a secretary and bookkeeper for the former Arbogast and Bastian for 19 years.
She was a member of Jerusalem Western Salisbury Church.
She was a member and treasurer of Citizens Fire Co. #1 Ladies Auxiliary.
Laura L. Fegely, 97, formerly of Zionsville, died Aug. 14, 2013, at Cedarbrook Nursing Home, South Whitehall Township. She was the wife of the late Rephford W. Fegely Sr. Born in Allentown, she was the daughter of the late Charles William Wahl Sr. and Alice (Hess) Wahl.
She first worked at Widder Bros. Silk Mill, Emmaus then worked at the Emmaus Bakery, Reinmiller Nursing Home and Gabby's Market, all in Emmaus.
Dolores "Dory" M. Heimbach, 81, of Emmaus, died peacefully, surrounded by family Aug. 10, 2013, in Cedarbrook Nursing Home, Allentown. She was the wife of the late Martin J. Heimbach, who died in 1967. Born in Zionsville, she was a daughter of the late Eva (Farber) Helfrich and the late Hiram G. Helfrich Sr.
She was a lifetime member of the Mercantile Club in Emmaus where she was employed for many years until retiring in 1997.
Richard Arthur Carson, 80, of Macungie, died Aug. 1, 2013, in Cedarbrook Nursing Home, Allentown. He was the husband of Lillian H. (Andersen) Carson for 57 years. Born in Jamaica, N.Y., he was the son of the late William Arthur and Harriet May (Kolb) Carson.
He was a sergeant in the U.S. Marine Corps during the Korean War.
He had worked for 40 years for Best Foods in New Jersey, retiring in 1995 as the national training manager. Previously he was employed as a manager for Bohack Supermarkets in Long Island, N.Y.
He was a member of St. John's Lutheran Church, Emmaus.
David Albert Hunsicker, 52, of Lower Macungie Township, died Aug. 7, 2013, in Allentown. He was the husband of Margery (Newell) Bonser. Born in Allentown, he was the son of Albert J. and Barbara A. (Boger) Hunsicker of Lower Macungie Township.
A 1978 graduate of Emmaus High School, he was a baker for Egypt Star Bakery for almost 30 years.
He was a member of Cedar United Church of Christ, Allentown.
He was a member of the Wescosville Fire Company and the Young Men's Club, Allentown.
Mabel I. Wetzel, 78, of Alburtis, died Aug. 10, 2013, in Manor Care, Allentown, where she was a patient since February. Born in Longswamp Township, she was a daughter of the late Alvin H. and Verna M. (Romig) Wetzel.
Fleda V. (Meadows) Benjamin, 81, of Wescosville, died Aug. 7, 2013. She was the wife of Wayne N. Benjamin for 61 years.
She was a homemaker and a former nurse's and ambulance aide. She loved quilting and baking.
She was a member of Bethany United Methodist Church where she was a choir member for 30 years in addition to volunteering for many other jobs.
Ann Hall, 79, of Walnutport, died Aug. 6, 2013, in Lehigh Valley Hospital. She was the wife of the late Rev. Bruce N. Hall. Born in Frackville, she was the daughter of the late Dartnell and Helen (Kershner) McLaren.
She attended Egypt Community Church, where she served as organist and choir director for many years.
She is survived by brothers, H. James McLaren of Frackville and Charles D. McLaren of Levittown; sister, Ellen J. McLaren of Macungie; nieces and nephews.
Betty A. Green, 87, formerly of Wescosville, died Aug. 6, 2013. She was the wife of the late Robert Emmett "Reds" Green, and the late Earl H. Binder. Born in Allentown, she was a daughter of the late Charles and Florence (Confer) Shankweiler.
She was a floor lady for many years for the former Allison Mfgr. Co. of Allentown.
She is survived by a son, Barry Binder and his wife, Diane, of Emmaus; five grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; four great-great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by a son, Earl C. Binder.