Salisbury Press

Wednesday, October 23, 2019

Gertrude Cora Moyer

Thursday, August 29, 2019 by The Press in Obituaries

of Macungie

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 Ann Samer

Thursday, August 29, 2019 by The Press in Obituaries

part-owner, Total Imaging

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

Thursday, August 29, 2019 by The Press in Obituaries

of Emmaus

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.

Glenn D. Traupman

Thursday, August 29, 2019 by The Press in Obituaries

of Macungie

Glenn David Traupman, 57, of Macungie, died Aug. 25, 2019, at home. He was the husband of the late Susan Gail (Groman) Traupman who died Aug. 29, 2016. They were married for 23 years. Born in Emmaus, he was the son of the late Frank S. and Diane R. (Surman) Traupman.

He was a master printer for R.R. Donnelley & Sons, Quakertown.

He was a devoted brother and uncle as well as a passionate animal lover, especially when it came to his pets, Benny, Uno and Tux.

Marie C. Scriptunas

Thursday, August 29, 2019 by The Press in Obituaries

formerly of Macungie

Marie C. Scriptunas, 69, of York, formerly of Macungie, died Aug. 22, 2019, unexpectedly at home. She was the loving wife of Joseph J. Scriptunas Jr. They celebrated their 47th wedding anniversary in July. Born in Scranton, she was the daughter of the late John and Emily (Grant) Gvazdauskas.

She was a graduate of Scranton Central High School and Bloomsburg State Teachers College.

She was an avid shopper. She loved her family and her grandsons were her everything.

Linda S. Pramik

Thursday, August 29, 2019 by The Press in Obituaries

Schaefer Brewing Co. employee

Linda S. (Mulzet) Pramik, 70, of Emmaus, died peacefully at home Aug. 15, 2019. She was the wife of Matthew Pramik for 38 years. Born in Allentown, she was a daughter of the late John E. and Kathryn (Stephens) Mulzet, of Fogelsville.

Once a cheerleader at Parkland High School and waitress at the former Shankweiler’s Hotel in Fogelsville, she then started a 40 year career in the payroll department at Schaefer Brewing Company (later Samuel Adams Brewery) on the plant’s opening day in Fogelsville in 1972.

Elizabeth M. Dickert

Thursday, August 29, 2019 by The Press in Obituaries

of Emmaus

Elizabeth M. “Betty” Dickert, 85, of Emmaus, died Aug. 22, 2019. She was the wife of the late David Wright and Robert C. Dickert, who died in 2015. Born in Allentown, she was a daughter of the late Harold L. and Judith (Fisher) Hess.

She is survived by a son, Scott K. Laudenslager and his wife, Colleen; brother, William Hess; sister, Annamae Hess; grandson, James C. Laudenslager.

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

Edward Folland

Wednesday, August 21, 2019 by The Press in Obituaries

member, St. John’s Lutheran Church

Edward Folland, 85, of Emmaus, died Aug. 12, 2019. He was the husband of Emily H. (Stephen) Folland. They celebrated 58 years of marriage. Born in Fullerton, he was the son of the late Thomas Sr. and Beatrice Mae (Schuler) Folland.

He served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War.

He was a member of St. John’s Lutheran Church, Emmaus.

He is survived by his wife; children, Robert, Edward Jr. (Laure), Stephen (Diane), Marie (Michael R. Miller) and Kay Gillis (Chris); siblings, Dorothy Schaup, Beatrice Baatz and Randy; 10 grandchildren; two great-grandchildren.