Grace E. (Entenmann) Kirby, 98, of Macungie, died Jan. 3, 2019, in her residence. She was the wife of the late Horace E. Kirby. Born in Philadelphia, she was the daughter of the late George L. and Rebecca (Mentz) Entemann.
Gaetano Randazzo, 53, of Macungie, died Jan. 3, 2019, in Lehigh Valley Hospital. He was the husband of Maria (Amato) Randazzo. Born in Italy, he was the son of Rosaria (Gambino) Randazzo and the late Giovanni Randazzo.
He was the owner and operator of Joe’s Pizza II in Emmaus.
He was a member of St. Thomas More Catholic Church, Allentown.
Julia M. (Kuhar) Moroz, 93, formerly of Emmaus, died Jan. 3, 2019, at Luther Crest, Allentown where she had been residing. She was the wife of the late Eugene Moroz. Born in Allentown, she was the daughter of the late Julia (Fisher) and Alexander Kuhar.
She was a longtime member of Brookside Country Club, Macungie and enjoyed bowling and golfing with her husband and friends. She was an avid bridge player and enjoyed traveling abroad. She and her husband enjoyed being snow birds in Florida for many years.
She was a member of Emmaus Moravian Church.
David Thomas Jones Jr., 57, of Lower Macungie Township, died Jan. 2, 2019, in his residence. Born in Allentown, he was the son of Darlene R. (Stuber) and David Thomas Jones Sr., of Lower Macungie Township.
He was a graduate of William Allen High School. He worked in shipping and receiving at Bridesburg Foundry, Whitehall, for over 15 years before retiring.
He served as shop steward for many years.
He is survived by his parents; son, Daniel D., of Lower Macungie Township; brother, Douglas T. and his wife Nancy, of Wescosville.
M. Minerva Fries, 100, of Emmaus, died Dec. 28, 2018, in The Lutheran Home at Topton. She was the wife of the late Joseph Schwartz and Alfred Fries. Born in Upper Milford Township, she was the daughter of the late Edwin and Minnie (Nuss) Wagner.
She worked at the Emmaus Pajama Factory and as an assembler for Allen Organ Company for 20 years, retiring in 1984.
She was the oldest member of Jerusalem Western Salisbury Church and a member of the Emmaus Historical Society and life member of Citizens Fire Co. #2.
Frederick S. Illes, 81, of Macungie, died peacefully Dec. 22, 2018, at Lehigh Valley Hospital. He was the husband of Nancy (Ryman) Illes. They were married for 56 years. Born in Jersey City, N.J., he was a son of Stephen Illes and Rose (Kerekes) Illes.
He attended Fairleigh Dickinson University and retired from Captive Plastics after 23 years working as a plant manager and design engineer.
He enjoyed photography, reading world history, was a Civil War enthusiast and was always eager to discuss politics.
Dennis Lee Glase, 62, of Fogelsville, formerly of Lower Macungie Township, died Dec. 4, 2018, at Lehigh Valley Hospital. He was the husband of Melinda Sue (Strohecker) Glase for the past 40 years. Born in Allentown, he was the son of the late Edwin and Ruth (Leibensperger) Glase. He was the loving husband, father, grandfather, brother, uncle and friend to all.
He was a custodian at the East Penn School District for 25 years. He was at the Alburtis School for 18 years and was known as “Mr. Glase.”
Dean O. Bauder, 88, of Emmaus, died Dec. 20, 2018, at Lehigh Valley Hospital. He was the husband of Katharina (Sellmaier) Bauder. They celebrated 66 years of marriage on Nov. 12. Born in Hellertown, he was the son of the late Walter and Minnie (Romig) Bauder.
He was a member of Bethel Bible Fellowship Church, Emmaus and was a former member of the Emmaus Lions Club.
He was a self-employed carpenter for most of his life until retiring. He was also the owner and operator of the former Deano’s Drive-In in Emmaus.
He served his country in the U.S. Air Force.
Thomas D. Bachman, 65, of Macungie, died Dec. 27, 2018, at Lehigh Valley Hospital, Cedar Crest. He was the husband of Debra L. (Sherman) Bachman to whom he was married 41 years Oct. 15. Born in Allentown, he was the son of the late Paul R. and Pauline H. (Wotring) Sell.
He was employed by a contracted cleaning service for Air Products & Chemicals, Inc., Trexlertown, retiring last year. Prior to that, he was employed at Owens & Minor in Fogelsville and the former Greif Co./Phoenix Clothes, Allentown.
Joseph W. Tysinger, 89, of Macungie, died Dec. 20, 2018, in Lehigh Valley Hospital, Salisbury Township. He was the husband of Elsbeth (Kreft) Tysinger. They celebrated their 55th wedding anniversary last February. Born in Astoria, N.Y., he was a son of the late Joseph L. and Dora (Bushey) Tysinger.
He was employed as a power plant manager and chief engineer for the Stroh Brewery Company for many years, retiring in 1994.
He was a U.S. Army veteran of the Korean War.