Michael John Proch, 76, of Emmaus, died May 5, 2013, in Liberty Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, Allentown. He was the husband of Diane L. (Roy) Proch. They would have celebrated 29 years of marriage May 18. Born in the Ukraine, he was the son of the late Osyp and Agnieszka Proc.
He was a veteran in the U.S. Army during peacetime.
He was a member of St. Ann's Catholic Church, Emmaus.
Randy L. Holtzhafer Sr., 50, of Trexlertown, died April 29, 2013, at Lehigh Valley Hospital, Salisbury Township. He was the husband of Carol A. (Arnold) Holtzhafer. They would have been married 25 years in May. Born in Allentown, he was the son of Kenneth P. and Jeanette Ann (Kehm) Holtzhafer of Allentown.
He was employed as a truck driver for ATAS International for 20 years.
He was a member of St. John's Lutheran Church, Fogelsville.
Evelyn M. Kramer-Hertl, 83, of Lower Mac-ungie Township, died May 4, 2013, in Lehigh Valley Hospital Cedar Crest. She was the wife of the late George Kramer and Paul Hertl. Born in Michigan, she was the daughter of the late Wilbur and Esther (Todd) Turley.
She was the business manager for Cedarbrook Fountain Hill for over 22 years, until retiring.
She attended Lehigh Valley Baptist Church and was a member of the review board for Lehigh Valley Hospital.
Lois F. Dattoli, 85, of Emmaus, formerly of Walnutport, died April 30, 2013, at Emmaus Village, Emmaus. She was the wife of the late Joseph F. Dattoli Jr., who died in May of 2002. Born in Plainfield, N.J., she was the daughter of the late John Patrick and Frances Marie (Bray) Snyder.
Dallas Ann Gestl, 71, of Salisbury Township, died May 4, 2013, in St. Luke's Hospital. She was the wife of Ernest E. Gestl. They celebrated their 48th wedding anniversary last June 6. Born in Fountain Hill, she was the daughter of the late Delbert H. and Eva C. (Stoudt) Wimmer.
She was employed as a librarian at the Bethlehem Area Public Library before retiring after 19 years of service.
Robert K. Gordon, 79, of Macungie, died May 2, 2013, in his home. He was the husband of Sally (Koziar) Gordon. They were married for 53 years.
Born in Pottstown, he was the son of the late Harry and Ruth (Eltz) Gordon.
He was employed by Knoll International in East Greenville for 27 years until retiring in 1999. Prior to that, he was employed by Air Products and Chemicals.
He served in the Armed Forces from 1956 to 1958 as a member of the military police.
CWO3 Robert J. Hammond, 70, of Emmaus, died suddenly, April 22, 2013, in Lehigh Valley Hospital-Cedar Crest. He was the husband of Shirley E. (Remaley) Hammond. They celebrated 34 years of marriage in October 2012. Born in Fountain Hill, he was the son of the late Milton T. and Kathryn D. (Gaal) Hammond.
He graduated from Liberty High School in 1960 and Moravian College in 1969.
He served his country in the U.S. Navy for 30 years both active and reserve duty, retiring as CWO3.
Nora C. "Kitty" Hayes, 88, of Macungie, died April 24, 2013, in the Good Samaritan Hospital, Lebanon. She was the wife of the late John F. "Jack" Hayes. Born in Bronx, N.Y., she was the daughter of the late John Matthew Murray and Mary Ellen (Mullarkey) Murray. She worked in accounting as a young woman, but spent most of her life caring for her home and family.
Dean A. Brunna-bend, 66, of Alburtis, formerly of Allentown, died April 22, 2013, at home. He was the husband of Sue A. (Salovay) Brunnabend for the past five years and the late Pamela S. Brunnabend, who died in 2004. Born in Fountain Hill, he was the son of the late Harold C. and Bernadine A. (Eisenhard) Brunnabend.
He was an HVAC service technician until retiring. He was also an HVAC instructor at the Better Home Heat Council.
He served in the United States Air Force during the Vietnam War.
James R. Anderson, 58, of Emmaus, formerly of Whitebear, died April 23, 2013, in his home surrounded by his family. He was the husband of Tammy A. (Kern) Anderson for 26 years and together for 33 years. "Tammy was my life, we laughed together, cried together and stayed together all the way until the end of my life. I have four children whom were there for me whenever possible and I appreciated everything they did for me; Raymond and his wife Trudy, Rebecca and her husband Christopher Crilley, Joseph and his wife Tiffany. I had wonderful grandchildren and great-grandchildren.