Salisbury Press

Monday, February 18, 2019

John E. Weibel Sr.

Thursday, January 24, 2019 by The Press in Obituaries

of Fort Myers, Fla. and Macungie

John E. Weibel Sr., 82, of Fort Myers, Fla. and Macungie, died Jan. 20, 2019, in the LVHN hospice unit at Lehigh Valley Hospital, Salisbury Township. He was the husband of Maria Louise “Teddy” Weibel. They were married for 43 years. Born in Allentown, he was the son of the late Ethelbert C. Weibel and Dorothy F. (Miller) Weibel.

Her was an Allentown High School graduate.

He was the founder and president of Valley Pet Supply, Inc. of Allentown, retiring in 2009.

Kathryn L. Lichty

Thursday, January 24, 2019 by The Press in Obituaries

of Lower Macungie Township

Kathryn L. (Reid) Lichty, 81, of Lower Macungie Township, died in her home Jan. 19, 2019. She was the wife of the late Jacob V. Lichty for 56 years. Born in Staten Island, New York City, N.Y., she was the daughter of the late Van S. and Martha E. (Harris) Reid and grew up traveling with an Army family before settling in Marshall, Mo.

She graduated from Marshall High School and Northwest Missouri State Teachers College and then worked as an elementary teacher in Lees Summit, Mo., Quakertown, Rochester, N.Y. and Easton.

Stephanie M. Toy

Thursday, January 24, 2019 by The Press in Obituaries

formerly of Emmaus

Stephanie M. Toy, 29, formerly of Emmaus, died Jan. 1, 2019. Born in Philadelphia, she was the loving daughter of William J. and Janet C. (Ferry) Toy.

She was a member of St. Ann Catholic Church, Emmaus. She enjoyed reading and music.

She is survived by her parents; siblings, Maureen B., of Allentown and William J. Jr.; paternal grandmother, Marie C.; faithful companion, Gizmo; aunts, uncles and cousins.

Arrangements were made by the Bachman, Kulik & Reinsmith Funeral Home, Emmaus.

Beatrice Dragotta

Thursday, January 24, 2019 by The Press in Obituaries

of Salisbury Township

Beatrice Dragotta, 97, of Salisbury Township, died Jan. 11, 2019, in her home. She was the wife of the late Philip A. Dragotta, who died in 2006. Born in Easton, she was a daughter of the late Pietro and Rosalia (Mattaso) Rivilli.

She was a seamstress for the former Seamproof of Easton and retired from the former Yankee Sportswear of Easton.

She was a member of St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Church, St. Mary’s Church Altar Sodality and a member of UNITE.

Lillian L. Schnyder

Thursday, January 17, 2019 by The Press in Obituaries

of Wescosville

Lillian L. Schnyder, 94, of Wescosville, died Jan. 8, 2019. She was the wife of the late Blair T. Schnyder, who died Jan. 5, 2019. Born in Zionsville, she was the daughter of the late William and Eva (Stuber) Yocum.

She was a machine operator at the former K & M Sportswear.

She was a Notary Public in Wescosville.

She is survived by a brother, William, of Florida, nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by six brothers and sisters.

Contributions may be made to Lehigh Valley Hospice, 2024 Lehigh St., Suite 100, Allentown, 18103.

Blair T. Schnyder

Thursday, January 17, 2019 by The Press in Obituaries

of Wescosville

Blair T. Schnyder, 93, of Wescosville, died Jan. 5, 2019. He was the husband of Lillian L. (Yocum) Schnyder. They were married for 74 years. Born in Wescosville, he was the son of the late Dennis C. and Myrtle M. (Confer) Schnyder.

He served in the U.S. Army during World War II and the Korean War.

He was a self-employed contractor and was also an auto dealer in Wescosville.

He was a lifetime member of the Breinigsville VFW and a member of the Wescosville Fire Company.

He is survived by his wife and cousins.

Contributions may be made to a charity of choice.

Madeline M. Miller

Thursday, January 17, 2019 by The Press in Obituaries

of Macungie

Madeline M. (Funk) Miller, 90, of Macungie, died Jan. 4, 2019, in Mosser Nursing Home. She was the wife of Paul G. Miller. They were married for 69 years. Born in Kutztown, she was the daughter of the late Allen and Stella (Roth) Funk.

She worked for JF Wieder and Sons and retired from John REMS Manufacturing.

She was a member of Church of the Good Shepherd U.C.C., Alburtis.

Mary Helen Ashcraft

Thursday, January 17, 2019 by The Press in Obituaries

formerly of Emmaus

Mary Helen “Bunny” (Skaggs) Ashcraft, 95, formerly of Emmaus and Lewisburg, W.Va., died Jan. 8, 2019, in Cedarbrook. She was the wife of the late John M. Ashcraft Jr. Born in Lewisburg, W. Va., she was the daughter of the late Conrad A. and Cleo (Hedrick) Skaggs.

She attended Greenbrier College for Women and West Virginia University.

She was a member of Faith Presbyterian Church, Emmaus, where she chaired the kitchen committee.