Salisbury Press

Sunday, April 22, 2018

Jacqueline E. Oldenbusch

Thursday, March 15, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

of Lower Macungie

Jacqueline E. Oldenbusch, of Lower Macungie Township, formerly of Macungie, died March 8, 2018, in Country Meadows, Allentown. She was predeceased by her first husband, Michael Perlow Sr. in 1980 and her second husband, Harry Oldenbusch, in 1996. Born in Reading, she was a daughter of the late Leon E. and Katherine S. (Bersen) Rollman.

She was employed by the former Deliteform and the former Chipman Knitting Mills.

She graduated from Easton High School, Class of 1946.

She enjoyed square dancing and traveling the world. She was a master of jigsaw puzzles.

John F. Breshock

Thursday, March 15, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

of Macungie

John F. “Cotton” Breshock, 86, of Macungie, died March 9, 2018, peacefully at Lehigh Valley Hospital with his family by his side. He was the beloved husband of Anna (DiBonifazio) Breshock. They were married for 56 years. Born in Beaver Meadows, he was a son of the late Nicholas and Mary (Polchin) Breshock.

He graduated from West Hazleton High School in 1949. He worked as an assembler for Mack Trucks for 30 years, retiring from the Macungie plant in 1993. Prior, he worked for the Baran Ford Garage, Tamaqua and the Schultz Tire Company, Hazleton.

Rose M. Nonnemacher

Thursday, March 15, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

of Lower Macungie Township

Rose Nonnemacher, 92, of Lower Macungie Township, died March 7, 2018, in her son’s residence. She was the wife of the late Harry F. Nonnemacher. Born in Green Lane, she was the daughter of the late George and Julia (Bodak) Lipyanik.

She worked for the former Clymers Carousel.

She was a member of Lehigh Valley Grace Brethren Church.

She volunteered her time for many years at Lehigh Valley Hospital.

Don Thomas Cuppy

Thursday, March 8, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

of Alburtis

Don Thomas Cuppy, 59, of Alburtis, died peacefully Feb. 27, 2018, at home. He was the husband of Kathleen (Esterly) Cuppy for 35 years. He was the son of the late Elizabeth Cuppy.

He was an HVAC technician all of his life until becoming ill.

He loved his family, his Eagles, camping, his daily newspaper and his best buddy Jagger. He was a good, hardworking man and will be missed by all. Rest in peace Cup!

Marian C. Sell

Thursday, March 8, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

member, St. John’s Lutheran Church

Marian C. Sell, 89, of Emmaus, died March 1, 2018, at Lehigh Valley Hospital, Salisbury Township. She was the wife of the late Wayne C. A. Fink and Marvin Sell. Born in Allentown, she was the daughter of the late Frederick and Katie (Hess) Wetzel.

She worked for Royal Mfg., Alburtis and lastly at the former Day-Timers.

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

She enjoyed bowling, card playing, puzzles and attending several senior citizens groups, including Schnecksville Sr. Citizens, where she served as chaplain.

Elmer R. Rice

Thursday, March 8, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

Air Force veteran

Elmer R. “Sonny” Rice, 81, of Macungie, formerly of Zionsville, died March 5, 2018, in Lehigh Valley Health Network, Salisbury Township. He was the husband of Alice H. (Arthur) Rice. They were married for 59-1/2 years. Born in Macungie, he was the son of the late Elmer V. and Clara (Miller) Rice.

He was an Air Force veteran and earned the rank of airman first class.

Prior to retiring in 1999, he was a small tool mechanic employed at Knoll, Inc. for 38 years.

John Brown

Thursday, March 8, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

of Alburtis

John “Jac” Brown, 56, of Alburtis, died Feb. 28, 2018, at his home. Born and raised in Lambertville, he lived in Alburtis for many years. He was the son of William E. Brown and Betty Lou Hartpence Brown.

For the past 20 years he was co-owner and operator of the A Jon Robert Salon in Emmaus.

A lover of all kinds of animals, he enjoyed vacationing in Rehoboth Beach, Del.

Russel N. Druckenmiller

Thursday, March 8, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

of Allentown

Russel N. Druckenmiller, 88, of Allentown, died Feb. 22, 2018, at home. He was the husband of the late Josephine (David) Druckenmiller. Born in Allentown, he was the son of the late Harry and Helen (Harwick) Druckenmiller.

Before retiring in the 1990’s, he worked for many years in the composing room of The Morning Call.

He was an avid reader, played all sports including for the Allentown Patriots Old Timers Softball Team and enjoyed watching the Phillies and his Eagles team recently win the Super Bowl.

Robert J. Palmer

Thursday, March 8, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

of Macungie

Robert J. Palmer, 82, of Macungie, died March 1, 2018, on his birthday in his home surrounded by his loving family. He was the husband of Claire L. (Brett) Palmer. They would have been married for 62 years next month. Born in Brooklyn, N.Y., he was a son of the late William L. Palmer and Margaret V. (Dunne) Palmer.

He was a graduate of Hofstra University in New York.

He was employed by the former F & M Schaefer Brewing Company, retiring in 1994 as warehouse manager from the Stroh Brewing Company, Fogelsville.

John E. Kresley

Thursday, March 8, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

of Emmaus

John E. Kresley, 77, of Emmaus, died March 2, 2018, at Phoebe Home. He was the husband of Deborah (Pearsall) Kresley. They were married for 26 years. Born in Allentown, he was the son of the late Charles and Eva (Hein) Kresley.

He is survived by his wife; children, Kenneth Nesfeder, of Allentown, Patricia Frankenfield, of Whitehall, Judith, of Oklahoma; brother, James, of Allentown and a host of family and friends.

Contributions may be made to Vera Cruz Evangelical Congregational Church, 5501 Vera Cruz Road South, Emmaus, 18049.