Carl R. Hollis, 65, of Emmaus, died July 11, 2019, in Lehigh Valley Hospital, of pancreatic cancer. Born in South Bend, Ind., he was the son of the late Richard W. Hollis and Lillian (Mardelle) Evans.
He worked as a delivery driver for Auto Zone, Emmaus, for the last 20 years. Previously, he worked for Magic Kitchen.
He was very loved by his grand babies and will always be known as Grandpa by the chickens.
Michelle M. Heydt, 80, died July 12, 2019, at home. She was the wife of the late Carroll S. “Sunny” Heydt. Born in Suresnes, France, she was the daughter of the late Lucien and Marguerite (Duri) Juillet.
For over 40 years, she worked as a travel agent. She volunteered for many years for the breast cancer support group at Lehigh Valley Hospital.
She is survived by a son, Anthony P.; daughters, Veronique M. and her husband, Richard Rauschmayer, Catherine C. and her husband, Barry Britton; granddaughters, Andrea, Rebecca, Natalie. She was predeceased by a brother, Philippe.
Earl W. Hottle, 81, of Allentown, died June 29, 2019, at Country Meadows, Allentown. Born in Allentown, he was the son of the late Robert and Mary (Swavely) Hottle.
He worked in the garment industry in Allentown.
He was a member of Emmaus Moravian Church.
He served as former president and member of the Allentown Pigeon Club since 1961.
He always said he was “a lover of life” and he proved it through his loyalty and generosity to family and friends.
He is survived by cousins and best friends Terry Schmoyer, Curt Phillips and Coco Rafael Rosario.
Betty D. Clymer, 87, of Macungie, formerly of Quakertown, died July 5, 2019, in The Village at Willow Lane, Macungie. She was the wife of the late Harold Lester Clymer. Born in Springfield Township, Bucks County, she was the daughter of the late Edwin S. and Laura (Mease) Kramer.
She was last employed at Moyer’s Chicks, Quakertown.
Shawn P. Wasiewicz, 45, of Emmaus, died July 5, 2019, at Lehigh Valley Hospital, Cedar Crest campus, Salisbury Township. He was the husband of Leah N. Funk, of Northampton. Born in Fountain Hill, he was the son of Brenda S. (Zikoski) and stepson of Bruce A. Bartholomew, of Hellertown and son of the late Joseph P. Wasiewicz.
Jodi A. Flakker, 40, of Forks Township, died July 3, 2019, in her home, surrounded by family and friends. Born in Allentown, she was the daughter of Marianne (Moritz) and James A. Flakker Sr.
She was engaged to be married to Jason Ruperto.
She was athletic, vibrant and outgoing.
She was well loved and the first person to offer a smile and a hello.
She was a 1997 graduate of Salisbury High School.
Sh was a conductor for the New Jersey Transit.
Peter L. (Pete) Reeder, 78, of Nassau Bay, Texas, died suddenly June 8, 2019, while vacationing in Maine. He was the husband of Judy Reeder. They were married for 49 years. Born “Baby Boy Reeder” in Washington, D.C., on May 3, 1941, his late parents, Sherwood Lewis Reeder, of Williamsport and Jesse Hartman Schantz, of Macungie, later named him Peter Linn Reeder because he had been born on his Uncle Linn’s (Schantz) birthday.
Nancy L. Snyder, 86, of Emmaus, died July 4, 2019, in her residence. She was the wife of the late Richard C. “Strap” Snyder Sr. Born in Emmaus, she was the daughter of the late Herbert and Edna (Schmoyer) Lichtenwalner.
She worked as a registered nurse for the former Allentown General Hospital and ASH Hospital for over 30 years, retiring in 1996.
She was a member of St. John’s U.C.C., Emmaus.
Her children and grandchildren were her life.
Angela E. “Angie” Keim, 35, of Macungie, formerly of Emmaus, died June 29, 2019, in her home. Born in Allentown, she was the daughter of Karen L. (Walck) Keim and the late Craig S. Keim Sr. who died Sept. 4, 1999.
She was a server at various restaurants throughout the area.
She was a 2002 graduate of Emmaus High School and attended Lehigh Carbon Community College.
Glen R. Dilcher, 74, of Emmaus, died July 3, 2019, in Lehigh Valley Hospital. He was the husband of Carol A. (Wallitsch) Dilcher. They were married for 52 years. Born in Allentown, he was the son of the late Homer and Dorothy (Hager) Dilcher.
He was a graduate of the Allentown Police Academy. He served as a police officer for the Borough of Emmaus from 1970 until retiring in 1998. After retirement, he was a CSO at the Reading and Allentown federal courthouses for 14 years.