Elinor M. Freundt, 89, formerly of Macungie, died Feb. 15, 2019, at Rittenhouse Villages of the Lehigh Valley, Salisbury Township. She was the wife of the late John W. W. Freundt. Born in Allentown, she was the daughter of the late Percy and Anna K. (Kane) McQuilken.
She was the Estee Lauder cosmetic manager at the former Hess’s and the former BonTon for over 35 years, working at both the Hamilton Mall and South Mall locations before retiring. After retirement, she worked part time as a clerk at the former Hess gas station, Wescosville.
She was a Presbyterian.
Larry C. Gilbert, 75, of Allentown, died Feb. 19, 2019, in Moravian Village, Bethlehem. He was the husband of Yvonne J. (Evert) Gilbert. They were married for 27-1/2 years. Born in Allentown, he was the son of the late Charles and June (Osman) Gilbert.
He worked as a clerk for PPL for many years, retiring in 1998.
He was a member of The Lutheran Church of the Holy Spirit, Emmaus.
Richard K. Miller, 99, of Allentown, died Feb. 18, 2019, in his home. He was the husband of the late Mary B. (Porambo). Born in New Tripoli, he was a son of the late William A. and Mabel K. (Krause) Miller.
He was an Army veteran of World War II.
David H. Kline, 82, formerly of Emmaus, died Feb. 17, 2019. Born in Emmaus, he was the son of the late Paul A. and Margaret L. (Leiser) Kline.
Graveside services were held at Zion’s Lutheran Cemetery, Old Zionsville. Arrangements were made by the Bachman, Kulik & Reinsmith Funeral Homes, Emmaus.
David C. Kirk, 70, of Emmaus, died Feb. 20, 2019, after a year long battle with lung cancer. He was the husband of Marie (Malinowski) Kirk. They were married for over 46 years. He was the son of Mary (Miklencic) Kirk and the late Dr. Chester E. Kirk.
He was educated in the East Penn School District and honorably served in the United States Navy aboard the U.S.S. Simon Lake, Holy Loch, Scotland.
Throughout his career as a welder, he worked for Air Products, Steam Fitter’s Union and Anchor Fire and Protection.
Robert S. Sinamban, 58, of Macungie, died Feb. 13, 2019, at his home. Born in Quezon City, Philippines, he was a son of the late Aurelio Sinamban Sr. and Teresita (Stein) Pinter.
He was the owner and operator of the Emmaus Smoke Shop and the Phoenixville Smoke Shop.
He graduated with honors, was class president and editor in chief of the high school paper and received his bachelor of science degree from the University of the Philippines.
He was of the Catholic faith.
He enjoyed traveling to keep in touch with his family and friends.
Linda C. Klotz, 71, of Macungie, formerly of Hazleton, died Feb. 24, 2019, at the Inpatient Hospice Unit at Lehigh Valley Hospital, Allentown. She was the domestic partner of Carol M. Passaro with whom she resided. Born in Allentown, she was the daughter of the late Melvin F. and Annie M. (Bittner) Klotz.
She was employed as a residential advisor at Job Corps in Drums for 15 years before retiring. Prior to that, she worked at St. Luke’s Nursing Home, Hazleton, The Lutheran Home at Topton and Cloud Nine Pet Cemetery.
Bruce P. Lichtenwalner, 77, of Kutztown, died Feb. 22, 2019. He was the husband of the late Barbara (Wenner) Lichtenwalner. They were married for 49 years at the time of her death in 2014. Born in Trexlertown, he was a son of the late Curtis and Dorothy (Reichard) Lichtenwalner.
He was a member of St. Paul’s U.C.C., Trexlertown.
He retired from Air Products and Chemicals where he worked in the maintenance department for close to 50 years.
Jacqueline A. Souilliard, 87, formerly of Emmaus, died Feb. 22, 2019, in Lehigh Center. Born in Harrisburg, she was the daughter of the late J. Robert and Evelyn M. (Broscious) Cole.
She was a bookkeeper and retired from Hess Brothers in 1991.
She loved classical music and was an accomplished pianist. Her family was the most important thing to her and she will be terribly missed by her daughters and their families.
Milton J. Hechler, 89, of Schnecksville, formerly of Center Valley, died Feb. 25, 2019, in his home. He was the husband of the late Helen M. (Hauck) Hechler, with whom he shared 45 years of marriage. Born in New Ringgold, he was a son of the late William and Cora (Hafer) Hechler.
He was employed by the Salisbury Township School District as a maintenance worker and a bus driver.
He served in the United States Army during the Korean War.
He was a member of Friedensville Evangelical Lutheran Church, Center Valley.