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David J. Fried

Wednesday, December 12, 2012 by The Press in Obituaries

of Lower Macungie Twp.

David J. Fried, 41, of Lower Macungie Township, died December 6, 2012. He was the husband of Jennifer (Zentz) Fried. They were married for 11 years. Born in Allentown, he was the son of John Fried and Elizabeth Becker.

He was a graduate of Emmaus High School, Class of 1989. He received a bachelor's degree in nursing at Temple University and a master of science in nursing anesthesia from St. Joseph's University. He was employed as a certified registered nurse anesthesia at St. Luke's Hospital, Allentown.

Nancy L. Wieder

Wednesday, December 12, 2012 by The Press in Obituaries

of Macungie

Nancy L. Wieder, 78, of Macungie, died December 4, 2012, in Lehigh Center. She was the wife of Bruce D. Wieder. They celebrated their 56th wedding annviersary September 30. Born in Emmaus, she was the daughter of the late Alfred "Sam" and Kathryn (Wert) Millhouse.

She was employed at PPL, was secretary for Macungie Borough and was the earned income tax officer for Macungie Borough, retiring in 1997.

She was a member of Jerusalem Western Salisbury Church.

Fred E. Montz

Wednesday, December 12, 2012 by The Press in Obituaries

of Zionsville

Fred E. Montz, of Zionsville, died December 5, 2012. He was the husband of the late Anna E. (Ott) Montz who died in 1997. Born in Northampton, he was a son of the late Edward and Mary (Huter) Montz.

He worked for the Bethlehem Steel Corporation as a crane operator for 42 years.

He was a 50-year member of Lehigh Lodge #326 Masonic Lodge, a member of the Rajah Shriners International Organization and a member of the Scottish Rite of the Lehigh Valley Consistory.

Harold Gaal

Wednesday, December 12, 2012 by The Press in Obituaries

of Emmaus

Harold "Tex" Gaal, 84, of Emmaus, died Dec. 6, 2012, in Lehigh Center. Born in Emmaus, he was the son of the late John and Mary (Neubauer) Gaal.

He worked as a maintenance man for Air Products for 33 years, retiring in 1987.

He was a member of St. John's Lutheran Church, Emmaus.

He was a member of Emmaus Lodge #792 F&AM, Valley of Allentown Consistory, Rajah Shrine, Hillbillies, and the Lehigh Shrine Club.

He was a life member of Emmaus Fire Company #1 and #2, Fearless Fire Company, Emmaus VFW, the Mercantile Club of Emmaus, and the former Emmaus Nest of Owls.

Ruth Ann Rivera

Wednesday, December 12, 2012 by The Press in Obituaries

of Macungie

Ruth Ann (Urffer) Rivera, 42, of Macungie, died December 7, 2012. She was the wife of Hector M. Rivera Jr. for eight years. Born in Allentown, she was a daughter of the late Charles H. Jr. and Valeria (Crouthamel) Urffer. She was a homemaker.

She was an avid reader and loved children. She was a member of Chestnut Hill Church, Coopersburg.

She is survived by her husband; stepdaughter, Cheyenne; sister, Judy (James) Calhoun.

Janice M. Scholl

Wednesday, December 12, 2012 by The Press in Obituaries

of Emmaus

Janice M. Scholl, 78, of Emmaus, died December 5, 2012, in the Inpatient Hospice Unit at Lehigh Valley Hospital, Allentown. She was the wife of Robert E. Scholl. The couple would have celebrated 56 years of marriage Feb. 16, 2013. Born in Limeport, she was the daughter of the late Melvin Sr. and Jennie (Erney) Schaffer.

She was a member of Chestnut Hill United Church of Christ, Coopersburg.

She was a sewing machine operator, having retired from the Linden Company of Coopersburg in 1997 and previously working for the Emmaus Pajama Factory.

Howard Lee Yeakel

Wednesday, December 12, 2012 by The Press in Obituaries

Phoebe Manager, Special Events

Howard Lee Yeakel, 57, died peacefully at his home in Allentown, December 1, 2012, after a courageous six month battle with cancer. Born in Allentown, he was the youngest child of Chester Franklin Yeakel Sr. and Anne (Godusky) Yeakel.

He grew up in Vera Cruz and graduated from Salisbury High School in 1974, where he was the gold key winner in the National Scholarship Arts Award.

Ruth C. MacHose

Wednesday, December 12, 2012 by The Press in Obituaries

formerly of Zionsville

Ruth C. MacHose, 86, of Allentown, formerly of Zionsville, died December 6, 2012, in the Phoebe Home. She was the wife of the late Robert L. MacHose. Born in Fountain Hill, she was the daughter of the late Norman R. and Beulah (Dederick) Fellencer.

A graduate of Allen High School, she was employed at Freeman and Vogt's Jewelers and was a member of Faith Presbyterian Church, Emmaus.

Gloria M. Bachman

Wednesday, December 12, 2012 by The Press in Obituaries

of Emmaus

Gloria M. Bachman, 80, of Emmaus, died December 4, 2012, in Lehigh Valley Hospital Inpatient Hospice. She was the wife of the late Neil D. Bachman Sr. Born in Allentown, she was the daughter of the late Simon P. and Cora C. (Longenbach) Danner.

She was employed at BruMar and Levine and later for Chernay Printing, retiring in 1999.

She was a member of Vera Cruz E.C. Church and enjoyed playing bingo.