Brian K. Arndt, 55, of Alburtis, died Feb. 15, 2018, at home. He was the husband of Melody S. (Fogel) Arndt, to whom he was married nearly 34 years. Born in Allentown, he was the son of Evelyn M. (Schantz) Arndt, of Vera Cruz and the late Kenneth E. Arndt.
For 31 years he worked as a machine operator for Bloomer Chocolate Company, East Greenville.
He was a member of Church of the Good Shepherd, Alburtis, where he served in the senior choir, was a Sunday school teacher and enjoyed being the mastermind behind Vacation Bible School props.
Eleanor E. Stephens, 92, died Feb. 11, 2018. She was the wife of the late Ellis H. Stephens, who died Dec. 16, 2003. They were married for 57 years. Born and raised in Delaware Water Gap, Monroe County, she was the daughter of the late Clayton K. Bush and Annabelle (Frutchey) Bush.
She attended Smithfield Elementary School and Stroudsburg High School. She moved to her home in the East Texas area after she married.
Jeanette D. Lackner, 77, of Emmaus, died Feb. 12, 2018, at Lehigh Valley Hospice Inpatient Unit, Allentown. Born in Allentown, she was the daughter of the late Alfred C. Lackner Sr. and Dorothy (Eck) Homich.
She was a retired seamstress.
She is survived by sisters, Carol and Joan Guth; brothers, Stanley, Michael and John Antrim; nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by a brother, Alfred and a sister, Shirley Knerr.
Dolores E. Zongora, 91, of Salisbury Township, died Feb. 6, 2018, at St. Luke’s Hospice House, Bethlehem. She was the wife of the late Paul L. Zongora, who died in 2000. Born in Fountain Hill, she was the daughter of the late Charles and Ellen (Moore) Leidig.
She was a member of Jerusalem Evangelical Lutheran Church of Eastern Salisbury.
She is survived by daughters, Maryellen Santanna, Paula L. and her husband Kevin Zimmerman; grandchildren, Brad Santanna, Alissa Kern, Kara Sansone and Craig Zimmerman; five great-grandchildren.
Arthur E. Phelps, 74, of Wescosville, died peacefully Feb. 10, 2018, surrounded by his loving family. He was the husband of Jean (Rabik) for 45 years. Born in Bethlehem, he was a son of the late Arthur and Helen (Huk) Phelps.
He is survived by his wife; children, Bryan, Kevin and his wife Farrah and Lori and her husband John Hertzog; grandchildren, Liam, Brittany, Brendan and Gavin; great-granddaughter, Melanie.
James C. Miller, 79, of Emmaus, died Feb. 8, 2018, in Phoebe Home surrounded by his family. He was the beloved husband of Anna C. (DeBonis) Miller. They were married for 57 years. Born in Allentown, he was the son of the late Clarence A. and Rose (Massini) Miller.
He was a steel worker for Bethlehem Steel for 30 years, retiring in 1995. After retirement, he worked at Wegman’s.
He was a member of the Cathedral of St. Catherine of Sienna.
He was an avid reader, enjoyed crossword puzzles and loved being with his family, especially his grandchildren.
Gilbert E. Wolfe, 80, of Macungie, died Feb. 10, 2018. He was the beloved husband of Patricia (Fehr) Wolfe. They celebrated 51 years of marriage last July. Born in Hellertown, he was a son of the late Gilbert T. and Coredius (Weiland) Wolfe.
He served his country honorably in the Army.
He retired from the former Bethlehem Steel Corporation after 41 years.
The Rev. Elizabeth Barrett Hanning Diely, 75, of Emmaus, died Feb. 3, 2018, at Lehigh Valley Hospital, Allentown. She was the wife of the late Paul Rockwell Diely. Born in York, she was the daughter of the late Norman and Eva (Sweitzer) Hanning.
Linda Ann Sam, 60, of Emmaus, died in her home Feb. 3, 2018. She was the daughter of the late James L. and Delphine J. (Oswald) Hause.
She was an administrative assistant at Haven House, Allentown and also worked as a bartender at Citizens Fire Co. #2, Emmaus.
She is survived by sons, Elijah and Cory; partner, Lance Roeder; sisters, Diane King and her husband John Clark and Robyn Osiecki; nieces and nephews including Samantha, Willie and Brittany. She was predeceased by a brother, James Hause.
Contributions may be made to Outcast Rescue, P.O. Box 12, Catasauqua, 18032.
William O. Haupt, 94, of Wescosville, died Feb. 8, 2018. He was the husband of Kathleen (Grider) for 69 years. Born in Lehighton, he was the son of the late William and Mabel (Bonser) Haupt.
He was a decorated veteran of World War II, serving as a Gunners Mate 3rd Class on the USS Phoenix light cruiser in the Pacific Theater.
He was a 50-year member of the Brick Layers Union Local 5, Allentown.
He was an outdoorsman who enjoyed hunting and fishing.