Salisbury Press

Tuesday, June 19, 2018

Evelyn Bauscher

Thursday, May 10, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

formerly of Macungie

Evelyn A. Bauscher, 95, formerly of Macungie, died May 3, 2018, at Cedarbrook Nursing Home. She was the wife of the late George E. Bauscher who died in 2010. She was the daughter of the late Joseph and Carrie Portmann.

She worked as a supervisor of liability for Blue Cross of the Lehigh Valley from 1964 until 1985.

A viewing will be held 9 a.m. until a service 10 a.m. May 9 both at the Weber Funeral Home, 1619 Hamilton St., Allentown.

Elizabeth K. Walters

Thursday, May 10, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

of Emmaus

Elizabeth K. Walters, 93, of Emmaus, died May 2, 2018. Born in Allentown, she was a daughter of the late David and Lillian (Brady) Knauss.

She worked as a layout operator for the former Western Electric Co., Allentown, for many years prior to her retirement.

She proudly served her country in the U.S. Navy during World War II.

She was a member of Zion’s Reformed United Church of Christ, Allentown.

She enjoyed photography and square dancing.

Erin M. Harwood

Thursday, May 10, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

of Lower Macungie Township

Erin M. Harwood, 32, Lower Macungie Township, died May 5, 2018, at her residence. Born in Hayward, Calif., she was a daughter of Wayne A. and Lori M. (Mayhew) Harwood with whom she resided.

She was a very artistic individual who was intelligent and caring. She enjoyed cooking and baking.

She was a 2003 graduate of Northampton High School.

Willard Mundy

Thursday, May 10, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

Bethlehem Steel employee

Willard Mundy, 79, of Emmaus, died April 18, 2018, in Lehigh Valley Hospital, Salisbury Township. Born in Quakertown, he was the son of the late Marguerite Mundy-Hackman.

He was a labor leader in the beam yards at Bethlehem Steel for 29 years before retiring. After retirement, he worked part time at Graham Security Police Inc., Macungie, for eight years.

Paul D. Shoemaker

Thursday, May 10, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

supervisor, Caloric Corporation

Paul D. Shoemaker, 97, of Emmaus, died peacefully May 2, 2018, at his home. He was the husband of the late Mae (Miller) Shoemaker. Born in Treichlers, he was the son of the late Edwin Shoemaker and the late Mabel (Owens) Shoemaker.

He was employed as a supervisor of manufacturing at the former Caloric Corporation, Topton, for 22 years, retiring in 1980.

He honorably served his country during World War II as a sergeant in the Army from 1939 to 1945.

He was a member of St. Paul’s United Church of Christ, Cherryville and a member of the Masonic Lodge #792.

Betty A. Snyder

Thursday, May 3, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

of Kutztown

Betty A. Snyder, 89, of Kutztown and formerly of Quakertown, died peacefully April 27, 2018, at Kutztown Manor. She was the wife of the late William E. Bergstresser and Harold W. Snyder. Born in Geryville, she was the daughter of the late Samuel and Blumie (Yorkey) Gaugler.

She is survived by daughters, Fay and her husband Lester Hoff, and Lugene and her husband Scott Wendling; stepdaughter, Starr and her husband Gerald Dreisbach; nine grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; four siblings. She was predeceased by her children, JoAnn and Kevin Bergstresser and Diane Geist.

Ruth Willistein

Thursday, May 3, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

101 years old

Ruth Frederick (Hartman) Willistein, 101, died May 1, 2018, at The Phoebe Home, Allentown. She was married for 48 years to Paul August Willistein Sr., who died May 1, 1991, at 85.

Born in Allentown, she was a daughter of the late Harvey Phaon Hartman and Minnie Frederick Hartman, of Fullerton, Whitehall Township.

She was a graduate of Whitehall High School, Class of 1934.

Ruth was owner-operator of Wayside Flower Shop, Bethlehem; managed Bookman’s Book Store, Allentown, and was a governess in Philadelphia and Ocean City, N.J.

Roy H. Kehm

Thursday, May 3, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

member, St. John’s UCC

Roy H. Kehm, 92, of Allentown, died in his home April 26, 2018. He was the husband of the late Betty L. (Gehris) Kem. Born in Emmaus, he was the son of the late George F. and Bessie I. (Keyser) Kehm.

He graduated from Allentown High School in 1943 and Muhlenberg College in 1950.

He was employed in the sales department at the Bethlehem Steel Corp. for 31 years until retiring. Following retirement, he was a tipstaff at the Lehigh County Courthouse.