Kathleen C. (Eberwein) Eichelberger, 77, of Macungie, died Oct. 29, 2013, in Lehigh Valley Hospice, inpatient unit. She was the wife of the late Mearl P. Eichelberger. Born in Allentown, she was a daughter of the late Francis and Mary (Weber) Gehringer.
She was a member of St. Mary's/Annunciation Blessed Virgin Mary Catholic Church where she was active in the choir and a cantor.
She was an avid bowler and a card club member.
Ruth J. Wisser, 86, of Emmaus, died Nov. 3, 2013, in Lehigh Valley Hospital Inpatient Hospice. She was the wife of the late Louis J. Wisser. Born in Allentown, she was the daughter of the late Leo J. and Dorothy V. (Knauss) DeLong.
She worked for the former Allentown National Bank, 2nd National Bank, and later was a checkout clerk for the former Fenstermaker's Market and Weis Market, retiring in 1990.
She was a member of Emmaus Moravian Church and the I'll Try King's Daughters Circle.
She was a past member of the Emmaus Lioness Club.
Robert J. Newcomb, 83, of Lower Macungie Township, died Oct. 14, 2013, at the Lehigh Center, Lower Macungie Township. He was the husband of Evelyn H. (Rick) Newcomb. Born in Brooklyn, N.Y., he was a son of the late Beldon K. and Barbara (Jourdan) Newcomb.
He served our country faithfully in the U.S. Army during the Korean War as a medical technician and briefly as an information and education officer just prior to his discharge in 1953.
Anna May Miller, 73, of Emmaus, died Oct. 24, 2013, in Lehigh Valley Hospital. She was the wife of Timothy W. Miller. Born in Cape May, N.J., she was the daughter of the late Sven and May (Jefferis) Long.
She was a graduate of Wildwood High School and American University.
She was a medical technologist, working at hospitals in Washington, D.C., Troy, N.Y., Sacred Heart Hospital, Allentown, Buffalo, N.Y., and Cedarbrook Nursing Home for 20 years, retiring in 2003.
She was a member of St. George's Episcopal Church, Hellertown.
Diane L. Solt, 61, of Wescosville, died Oct. 22, 2013, at ManorCare, Allentown. Born in Allentown, she was a daughter of Allen J. and Marjorie E. (Martin) Solt.
She was an office manager for LBW Design Associates, Inc., in Allentown for 12 years.
She was a member of Zion U.C.C., Stroudsburg.
Mearl "Fritz" P. Eichelberger, 83, of Macungie, died Oct. 19, 2013, in Lehigh Valley Hospital, Salisbury Township. He was the husband of Kathleen C. (Eberwein) Eichelberger. Born in Allentown, he was the son of the late Lynford and Ella (Landis) Eichelberger.
He served his country honorably in the U.S. Army.
He was a truck driver for the A-Treat Beverage Company, Allentown.
Dorothy M. Rickard, 61, of Macungie, died Oct. 17, 2013, at Lehigh Valley Hospital, Salisbury Township. She was the wife of James Rickard, with whom she would have celebrated 40 years of marriage in November. Born in Allentown, she was the daughter of the late Charles and Dorothy (Oaks) Weaver.
For over 38 years she worked at Lehigh Valley Hospital as a technical aide and was to retire in December.
She enjoyed camping, sewing and spending time playing casino games on her Kindle.
Marjean Knappenberger Greger, 63, of Macungie, formerly of Brigantine, N.J., died peacefully with her daughter and son-in-law by her side Oct. 23, 2013. She was the wife of the late Phillip H. Greger III. Born in Sellersville, she was a daughter of the late Elmer and Margaret (Kopp) Knappenberger.
She was a 1967 graduate of Pennridge High School.
She was employed at Kiker Sheet Metal, Pleasantville, N.J., for 20 years. Most recently she worked parttime at Giant, Trexlertown.
Florence E. (Engelman) Schlicher, 98, died Oct. 26, 2013, at St. Luke's Hospital, Bethlehem. She was the wife of the late William M. Schlicher of Zionsville. Born in Trumbauersville, she was the daughter of the late Wilson and Elva (Moose) Engelman.
She ran the family farm beside her husband for 40 years.
She was a member of Zion's Evangelical Lutheran Church, Old Zionsville, and the Woodman of the World Lodge, Bechtelsville.
Walter F. "Whitey" Marciniak, 68, of Macungie, died peacefully Oct. 27, 2013, with loved ones at his bedside. He was married to Betsy Marciniak for 46 years. He was born in Old Forge.
He was a high school football All-American and lettered in baseball, basketball and football, where he earned his nickname after Whitey Ford.
He attended the University of Maryland on a full football scholarship and later played semi-pro for the Washington Redskins and the Philadelphia Eagles.