Salisbury Press

Sunday, September 15, 2019

Christine M. Reitnour

Wednesday, October 23, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

of Zionsville

Christine M. Reitnour, 62, of Zionsville, died Oct. 16, 2013, at the Penn State Hershey Medical Center. She was the wife of James Reitnour for the past 41 years. Born in Pottstown, she was the daughter of the late Harry E. and LaVelle (Reichert) Crane.

She was a certified water aerobics instructor.

She was a 1969 graduate of Spring Ford High School, Royersford.

She was a member of St. Ann Catholic Church, Emmaus.

She is survived by her husband; sons, Matthew and his wife Kelly, Michael and his wife Emily; grandchildren, Grace M., Alice M. and Raegan C.

Charles P. Wotring

Wednesday, October 23, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

of Alburtis

Charles P. Wotring, 85, of Alburtis, died Oct. 17, 2013, in Lehigh Center. He was the husband of Joyce Althea (Haines) Wotring. Born in Egypt, he was the son of the late Charles H. and Alice E. (Miller) Wotring.

He worked as a laborer for various companies throughout his career.

He was a member of Zion Lehigh Church, Alburtis.

He honorably served his country in the Army during the Korean Conflict.

Stephen Scrip

Wednesday, October 23, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

of Alburtis

Stephen Scrip, 77, of Alburtis, died Oct. 18, 2013, in Lehigh Valley Hospital, Salisbury Township. He was the husband of the late Dolores J. (Hess) Scrip, who died Feb. 8, 2006. Born in New York City, N.Y., he was a son of the late Anna Lantz.

He was a member of the Lutheran congregation of Huff's Union Church, Alburtis.

He was a U.S. Army veteran, serving in the Korean War.

He attended Boyertown High School.

He was employed as a laborer by Cabot Corporation, Boyertown, for 38 years, retiring in 2002.

Ruth Warmkessel

Wednesday, October 23, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

former East Penn School teacher

Ruth W. Warmkessel, 93, formerly of Wescos-ville, died Oct. 19, 2013, at the Phoebe Home, Allentown. She was the wife of the late Ray M. Warmkessel, who died in 2005. Born in Lower Macungie Township, she was a daughter of the late Howard E. and Anna (Walbert) Raedler.

She was a graduate of Emaus High School and Kutztown State Teachers College in 1942. She taught elementary school in the East Penn School District for 40 years.

Charles H. Schaffer

Wednesday, October 16, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

former Air Products employee

Charles H. Schaffer, 78, of Emmaus, died Oct. 8, 2013, in Lehigh Valley Hospital. He was the husband of Christine F. (Hallman) Schaffer. Born in Limeport, he was the son of the late Horace and Meri Schaffer.

He worked for Air Products for 52 years, retiring in 2007.

He honorably served his country in the Army.

He was a member of Upper Milford and Alburtis Rod and Gun clubs.

Wayne W. Gamble

Wednesday, October 16, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

owner, Wayne W. Gamble Electric

Wayne W. Gamble, 66, of Salisbury Township, died suddenly while on a cruise vacation Oct. 4, 2013. He was the husband of Linda (Neff) Gamble. They celebrated their 44th wedding anniversary June 28. He was a son of the late John and Laura (Hauber) Gamble.

He graduated from William Allen High School in 1966 and Temple University in 1979.

He was a Lance Corporal in the Marine Corp and served his country in Vietnam from 1966 to 1967.

May M. Abeloff

Wednesday, October 16, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

of Macungie

May M. Abeloff, 82, of Macungie, died Oct. 11, 2013, in Lehigh Valley Hospital, Salisbury Township. She was the wife of Frederic Abeloff. They would have been married 61 years Oct. 12. Born in New York City, she was the daughter of the late Leonard and Evelyn (Cadden) Moss.

She was a graduate of Cedar Crest College, Allentown, and was a certified nursing assistant working in the health care field.

She had been a member of Congregation Keneseth Israel, Allentown.

She loved to volunteer, especially at the Temple and the Parkland Library.

Vincent Herman

Wednesday, October 16, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

formerly of Emmaus

Vincent "Vince" Herman, 81, of Port St. Lucie, Fla., formerly of Emmaus, died Oct. 14, 2013. He was the husband of Madeline Louise (Pietrobon) Herman. They were married for 58 years. Born in Allentown he was the son of the late Vincent Aloysius and Magdelen (Erschen) Herman.

He graduated from Allentown Central Catholic High School in 1950 and the University of Miami, with a Bachelor of Science degree in industrial management in 1960 and thereafter from the Academy of Advanced Traffic in Philadelphia.

Frederick E. Bartholomew

Wednesday, October 16, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

civic and church leader

Frederick E. Bartholo-mew, 73, of Allentown, died Oct. 8, 2013, in Lehigh Valley Hospital. He was the husband of Sandra A. (Heinly) Bartholomew, with whom he celebrated 51 years of marriage in December. Born in Allentown, he was the son of the late Earl H. and Martha I. (Covely) Bartholomew.

He worked for Rodale Manufacturing, the former Boyertown Casket Company, First National Bank of Allentown, Meridian Bank, Core States Bank and First Union, where he retired in 2003 as the director of purchasing.

He honorably served his country in the Navy during the Cuban Missile Crisis.