Salisbury Press

Tuesday, August 21, 2018

Charles D. Lichtenwalner

Thursday, July 12, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

of Alburtis

Charles D. Lichtenwalner, 87, of Alburtis, died July 8, 2018, in Heather Glen Senior Living. He was the husband of the late Jacqueline L. (Smith) Lichtenwalner. Born in Breinigsville, he was the son of the late Oscar and Lillie (Moyer) Lichtenwalner.

He worked for the Boyertown Foundry and later for Buckeye Pipeline, retiring in 1998.

He is survived by six nieces and two nephews. He was predeceased by a brother, Donald and a sister, Marion Merkel.

Neal W. Bold

Thursday, July 12, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

of Emmaus

Neal W. Bold, 79, of Emmaus, died July 2, 2018, in St. Luke’s, Allentown, under hospice care. He was the beloved husband of Eleanor (Costello) Bold for the last 44 years. Born in Allentown, he was the son of the late Joseph and Mildred (Whitehouse) Bold.

He was a 1956 graduate of Allentown High School.

He honorably served his country in the U.S. Marine Corp. and the U.S. Navy Reserve in the Seabee’s, earning the rank of E-6 (Petty Officer 1st Class).

Barbara M. Schmid

Thursday, July 12, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

Emmaus High School graduate

Barbara M. Schmid, of Wilmington, N.C., formerly of Charles Town, W. Va., died June 15, 2018, in her home. Born in Brooklyn, N.Y., she was the daughter of Maria B. Schmid, of Emmaus and Erwin R. Schmid, of Allentown.

She was a graduate of Emmaus High School and Pennsylvania State University with an advanced degree from American University.

Mary Kathryn Surdoval

Tuesday, July 3, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

founding member, St. Thomas More Church

Mary Kathryn (Doyle) Surdoval, 89, of Macungie, died peacefully at home, surrounded by her family, June 28, 2018. She was the loving wife of the late John A. Surdoval, to whom she was married for over 58 years until his passing in 2014. Their wedding took place at St. Rose of Lima Roman Catholic Church in Carbondale. Born in Carbondale, Sept. 6, 1928, she was the daughter of the late Albert and Loretta (Duffy) Doyle.

Anna P. Eisenhard

Tuesday, July 3, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

of Macungie

Anna P. Eisenhard, 94, formerly of Emmaus, died June 27, 2018 at Lehigh Center, Macungie. She was the wife of the late Fred E. Eisenhard. Born in Hancock, she was the daughter of the late George and Irene E. (Guldin) Isamoyer.

She was a member of St. John’s UCC, Emmaus.

She is survived by a daughter, Ruth Ann and her husband Albert Trumbauer; brothers, George and Edwin; four grandchildren; six great-grandchildren. Anna was predeceased by her daughter, Linda Musick.

Contributions can be made to St. John’s UCC, 139 N. 4th St., Emmaus, 18049.

E. Carlton Wetherhold

Tuesday, July 3, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

St. John’s Lutheran Church member

E. Carlton Wetherhold, 91, died June 26, 2018, at Pennsburg Manor. He was the husband of the late Helen (Ganey) Wetherhold and the faithful companion of Shirley Bowers for the last 19 years. Born in Allentown, he was the son of the late Earl and Elsie (Klipple) Wetherhold.

He was the chief estimator at Lehigh Structural Steel for 39 years before retiring. He was an avid golfer, master chess player and a former coach of Little League Baseball. He was a member of St. John’s Lutheran Church, Emmaus.

Richard O. Decker

Tuesday, July 3, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

of Macungie

Richard O. Decker, 86, of Macungie, formerly of New Jersey, died peacefully June 29, 2018. He would have celebrated his 87th birthday July 14. He was the husband of Margaret (Meholchick) Decker with whom he celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary Feb. 17.

He served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War. He started his own concrete business in Irivngton, N.J.

Doris A. Carraher

Tuesday, July 3, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

former EHS secretary

Doris Adelaide (Huneke) Carraher, 83, of Emmaus, lost her battle with pancreatic cancer and died June 30, 2018, peacefully at home. She was the wife of the late Larry Carraher. Born in the Bronx, N.Y., she was the daughter of the late John and Marie Huneke.

She and her husband lived in Pearl River, N.Y. until moving to Emmaus in 1975. She worked as a medical assistant and teacher’s aide in New York. She was a secretary and a middle school athletic director for the East Penn School District.

Dorothy F. Kershner

Tuesday, July 3, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

of Emmaus

Dorothy F. (Bartlip) Kershner, 82, of Emmaus, died June 25, 2018 in Lehigh Valley Hospital. She was the wife of the late Kenneth Kershner Sr. Born in Allentown, she was the daughter of the late LeRoy and Elsie (Snyder) Barlip.

Dorothy worked as a waitress at various restaurants and diners and owned the former Triangle Restaurant in Emmaus. She was a member of St. John’s UCC., Emmaus.