Salisbury Press

Tuesday, August 21, 2018

Robert L. Folk

Thursday, July 19, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

formerly of Macungie

Robert L. Folk, 78, formerly of Macungie, died July 15, 2018, at Gardens for Memory Care at Easton. He was the husband of Annamae J. (Daniels) Folk for 59 years this past May. Born in Buena Vista, Berks County, he was a son of the late Clarence S. and Helen (Meals) Folk.

He was a car salesman in the Lehigh Valley for many years working for Becker Subaru, Outten Chevrolet and Scott Chevrolet. Prior to that he was in the printing industry for 20 years in Lehigh County. He was also a barber in Berks County for many years.

Donald E. Cohen

Thursday, July 19, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

stamp appraiser

Donald E. Cohen, 73, of Emmaus, died at home July 10, 2018, after a short but intense battle with cancer. He was the husband of Anne Marie (Zoshak) Cohen. They were married for 20 years. Born in Washington, D.C., he was adopted as an infant from the Children’s Protective Society by Drs. Abraham and Mabel (Blake) Cohen. He spent his formative years in the suburbs of Washington, D.C., and was a graduate of the Dublin School in Vermont.

In the years preceding the Vietnam conflict, he served as an Army Medic at Walter Reed Hospital. He was honorably discharged Feb. 8, 1971.

Sylvia J. Stauffer

Thursday, July 12, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

of Upper Saucon Township

Sylvia J. Stauffer, 70, of Upper Saucon Township, died July 5, 2018, at St. Luke’s Hospital, Fountain Hill. She was the wife of LeRoy S. Stauffer. They celebrated 41 years of marriage. Born in Allentown, she was the daughter of the late Alton and Ruth (Ziegler) Stettler.

She was a member of Chestnut Hill Church, Coopersburg.

She was an avid lover of animals and flowers.

She is survived by her husband; sons, Jamie and Jason; sister, Annette and her husband Randy Shelly.

Contributions may be made to the Lehigh County Humane Society, 640 Dixon St., Allentown, 18103.

Stephen S. Emery Sr.

Thursday, July 12, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

of Macungie

Stephen S. Emery Sr., 84, of Macungie, formerly of Allentown, died July 1, 2018. He was the husband of Shirley J. (Gangawere). They celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary this past December. Born in Allentown, he was a son of the late John and Isabel (Fehr) Emery Sr.

He proudly served his country in the U.S. Army during the Korean War.

He worked at Mack Trucks, Inc., Allentown for 21 years as a lift truck operator, retiring in 1987.

Barbara S. (Simonsen) Blair

Thursday, July 12, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

of Emmaus

Barbara S. Blair, 87, of Emmaus, died July 8, 2018, in Lehigh Valley Hospital. She was the wife of Walter J. Blair for 61 years. Born in The Bronx, and raised in Yonkers, N.Y., she was the daughter of the late Gertrude and George Simonsen. She and her husband moved to the Lehigh Valley in 1960.

She was a graduate of the Halsted School, Yonkers, N.Y. and Berkeley College, New York, N.Y. She worked for the American Cyanamid Company located at 30 Rockefeller Plaza, New York, N.Y. Years later she was employed by Rodale Press, Emmaus.

Ann Lick

Thursday, July 12, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

of Macungie

Ann Lick, 87, of Macungie, died July 8, 2018, at home surrounded by her family. She was the wife of the late Franklin G. Lick, who died in 1994. Born in Emmaus, she was the daughter of the late John and Anna (Kocis) Yanochko.

She had worked for the Washington Sentinel newspaper when she resided in the District of Columbia area.

She was a member of St. Ann Catholic Church, Emmaus and loved the experience of traveling the world with her husband.

Olga Gulla

Thursday, July 12, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

co-owner, Gulla’s Mobile Service Station

Olga Gulla, 90, of Emmaus and Clarks Summit, died July 6, 2018. She was the wife of the late Thomas Gulla and the daughter of the late Anna and John Balascak.

She was co-owner of Gulla’s Mobile Service Station and a member of St. Matthew’s E.C. Church, Emmaus.

John D. Roeder

Thursday, July 12, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

graduate of Emmaus High School

John D. Roeder, 61, of Lehighton, formerly of Parryville, died July 5, 2018, in his home. He was the husband of the late Debra C. (Geho) Roeder, who died in 2007. Born in Allentown, he was a son of Jane R. (Yoachim) Roeder and the late George T. Roeder.

He was the owner of the former Simeon Moats Hardwood Flooring Contracting and later worked at Lorah’s, Walnutport.

He was a life member of Parryville Volunteer Fire Co.

He was a 1975 graduate of Emmaus High School.