Leon C. Bidlow, 83, of Macungie, died Aug. 20, 2019. He was the beloved husband of Theresa (Horn) Bidlow.
He is survived by his wife; sons, Leon Jr. (Karen) and Robert Jaworski (Jennifer); sister, Eleanor Ward; seven grandchildren; several great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by siblings Doris and Howard.
Arrangements were made by the Falk Funeral Home, Pennsburg.
George Donald Gubich, 80, of Macungie, died peacefully Aug. 26, 2019. He was the beloved husband of Dorothy May Gubich. Born in Bethlehem, he was a son of the late Alex and Altha (Kunsman) Gubich.
He was a member of the Army and was an iron worker in the Lehigh Valley.
He loved his family as well as his time in the Florida Keys.
MaryJane E. (Walck) Plarr, 84, of Macungie, died Sept. 1, 2019, at home. She was the wife of the late Ronald B. Plarr Born in Allentown, she was the daughter of the late Walter R. Walck Sr. and Lillian M. (Morris) Walck Steiner.
Before retiring in 1997, she worked at HCSC Laundry for 16 years and prior at the Emmaus High School cafeteria.
She was a member of Solomon’s U.C.C., Macungie, where she was on church council and active with their special events committee.
Barbara H. Arndt, 76, of Wescosville, died Aug. 23, 2019, at Lehigh Valley Hospital, Cedar Crest. Born in Williamsport, she was the daughter of the late John F. and Pauline (Heydrick) Hill.
She was a graduate of Stroudsburg High School, Class of 1962 and attended Pennsylvania State University.
She worked as a retail buyer at H. Leh & Company for many years and was last employed by Lutron Electronics as a senior integrated sales analyst upon retirement after 16 years of service.
Mary Cozetta Harper, 85, formerly of Emmaus, died Aug. 29, 2019, in Moravian Village, Bethlehem. She was the beloved wife of James Harper with whom she celebrated 63 years of marriage. Born in Harvey, Ill., she was the daughter of the late George and Cozetta (Zoller) Patterson.
Donald P. Andrews, 85, of Macungie, formerly of Emmaus, died Aug. 28, 2019, in The Willows Senior Living Community. He was the husband of the late Ann C. (Reinsmith) Andrews. Born in Allentown, he was the son of the late Paul and Mildred (Raedler) Andrews.
He worked as a sectional supervisor for Mack Trucks for over 30 years, retiring in 1986.
Robert “Dutch” Reither, 61, of Salisbury Township, died Aug. 25, 2019, in his home. He was the husband of Tracey L. (Beck) Reither. Born in Fountain Hill, he was a son of June (Fegley) Reither and the late Truman O. Reither.
He was a truck driver for several companies.
He was a 1975 graduate of Salisbury High School.
Gertrude Cora Moyer, 89, of Macungie, died Aug. 16, 2019, in Franklin, Tenn. She was the wife of the late Clare Moyer for 61 years, until his death in 2016. Born in 1930, she was the youngest of 14 children.
She was a homemaker who spent her life caring for her family and those around her. She enjoyed cooking, shopping, playing bingo and spending time with her friends and relatives.
She is survived by a daughter, Jan (Jim) Runnels, of Franklin, Tenn.; sister, Helen Schmick, of Emmaus; grandchildren, Jameson (Leonela) Runnels and Jacey Runnels.
Claudia A. Samer, 75, of Macungie, died peacefully Aug. 24, 2019, surrounded by her family. She was the wife of Frank S. Samer. They celebrated their 52nd wedding anniversary in May. Born in Coaldale, she was the daughter of the late Claude F. and Mary Agnes (Piaia) Whitehead.
She was a member of St. Thomas More Catholic Church, Allentown.
She was the part-owner/operator “Boss Lady” of Total Imaging, Emmaus.
She was past president of the Woman’s Guild at St. Thomas More Church and past secretary of the Woman’s Club, Tinton Falls, N.J.
Nicholas A. Miller (No Matter What Nick), 37, of Emmaus, died Aug. 21, 2019. Born in Allentown, he was the son of Kenneth L. Jr. and Patricia L. (Gruver) Miller.
He was the owner of Marketing Genius and was a member of Life Church, Allentown.
He enjoyed cycling and was an avid New Jersey Devils, Cowboys, Phillies and Iron Pigs fan.
He is survived by his parents; fiancée, Lisa Kish and her sons, Dominick and Anthony; daughter, Mayah; paternal grandmother, Shirley; cousins, including Bryan Gruver.