Salisbury Press

Sunday, April 22, 2018

Catherine M. Buczewski

Thursday, March 29, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

of Emmaus

Catherine M. Buczewski, 82, of Emmaus, died March 17, 2018. She was the wife of the late Joseph F. Buczewski.

She is survived by sons, Christopher and his wife Jann, of Macungie and Gregory and his wife Louise, of Nanticoke; grandchildren, Andrew and his wife Lisa and Laura and her husband Andrew Worman; great-grandchildren, Ashtyn and Ensley; sister Barbara Kaminski. She was predeceased by a brother Edward Lipinski.

Services are private at the convenience of the family. Arrangements were made by the Boyko Funeral Home, Allentown.

Nicholas Natysyn

Thursday, March 29, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

Emmaus Post Office employee

Nicholas Natysyn, 91, of Emmaus, died March 23, 2018, in his home. He was the husband of the late Joyce H. (Fogel) Natysyhn, who died in 1996. Born in Emmaus, he was the son of the late Anthony and Mary (Prestoch) Natysyn.

He worked at the Emmaus post office for 36 years until his retirement.

He served his country with the United States Army during World War II.

Minnie E. White

Thursday, March 29, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

member, St. Margaret’s Episcopal

Minnie E. White, 88, formerly of Emmaus, died March 23, 2018, at Fellowship Manor, Whitehall. She was the wife of the late Lester E. White Jr., who died in 2017. Born in Nazareth, she was the daughter of the late Walter E. and Berdie (Smith) Abel.

She was a member of St. Margaret’s Episcopal Church, Emmaus, where she worked as the secretary from 1964 to 1973.

She was a club member of the Emmaus Woman’s Club and the National Secretary Association.

Thomas M. Conley

Thursday, March 29, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

of Upper Milford Township

Thomas M. Conley, 83, of Upper Milford Township, died March 22, 2018, at the Inpatient Hospice Unit at Lehigh Valley Hospital. Born in Pittsburgh, he was the husband of Carolyn A. (Prosser) Conley. They were married for 56 years.

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

He was an Army veteran.

He worked for Mack Trucks as an industrial engineer for many years until his retirement.

He was a member of the Emmaus Senior Golf League and enjoyed working in his yard and garden.

Diane A. Keister, Ed.D.

Thursday, March 29, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

of Lower Macungie Township

Diane A. Keister, Ed.D., 71, of Lower Macungie Township, died March 21, 2018, in her home surrounded by her family. She was the wife of Irvin E. Keister. Born in Harrisburg, she was the daughter of the late Janice (Weibley) and Harry Alleman.

She was a graduate of Gettysburg College, Kutztown University and Lehigh University with a doctorate in education.

She was a teacher, elementary school principal and the director of curriculum at Southern Lehigh School District.

Troy M. Heck

Thursday, March 29, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

of Emmaus

Troy M. Heck, 38, of Emmaus, died March 23, 2018. He was the loving son of Stephen and Donna Heck.

He leaves to mourn his passing in addition to his parents; brother Joe and his wife Ashley; loving aunts, uncles and a host of extended family and friends.

Contributions may be made to the church.

Services will take place 11 a.m. March 29 at St. John’s U.C.C., 139 N. 4th St., Emmaus. Calling hours begin 10 a.m. in the church.

Ministry of Comfort entrusted to Judd-Beville Funeral Home, Inc., Allentown.

Joseph D. Breslin

Thursday, March 29, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

of Lower Macungie Township

Joseph “J.D.” Breslin, 68, of Lower Macungie Township, died March 26, 2018, in his home. He was the husband of Jane (Angst) Breslin. Born in Coaldale, he was a son of the late Andrew and Carmen (Marinier) Breslin.

He was the owner of the former Quality Clothing Care, Allentown, from 1982 to 2002.

He graduated from Valley Forge Military Academy and was a 1975 graduate of Duquesne University.

He served his country during the Vietnam War with the United States Army. He served as Post Commander of the Macungie VFW 9264.

Mary E. Thiel

Thursday, March 29, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

of Allentown

Mary E. Thiel, 100, of Allentown, died March 21, 2018. She was the wife of the late Paul L. Thiel. She was the daughter of the late Thomas and Irene (Paul) Eddinger.

She was a graduate of Liberty High School and attended St. Luke’s Nursing School, graduating in 1941.

She worked for St. Luke’s Hospital for many years and also Good Shepherd Rehabilitation Center until her retirement.

She was a lifelong member of the Cathedral Church of the Nativity where she also volunteered at their thrift store.

Henry W. Diemand

Thursday, March 29, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

of Macungie

Henry W. Diemand, 85, of Macungie, died March 21, 2018. He was the husband of Mary (Cole) Diemand. Born in Bechtelsville, he was he son of the late Lloyd K. and Eva (Herb) Diemand.

He was a 1951 graduate of Boyertown High School.

He worked for Roadway Express as a dispatcher for 29 years, retiring in 1988.

He was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church, Bechtelsville, Boyertown American Legion, where he volunteered for baseball, lifetime member of Friendship Hook and Ladder, Boyertown and Bechtelsville Fire Company.