Salisbury Press

Friday, October 19, 2018

S. Theodore Furr

Tuesday, August 7, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

of Emmaus

S. Theodore Furr (Ted), 79, of Emmaus, died Aug. 2, 2018, at Lehigh Valley Hospice. He was the husband of Lynn Furr. They were married for 54 years. He was born in Santa Monica, Calif.

He received his bachelor’s degree from Occidental College in Los Angeles and his master’s in metallurgical engineering from the California Institute of Technology.

He moved from California to Emmaus in 1964 to become a research engineer for Bethlehem Steel, Homer Research Laboratories.

Shirley A. Leibensperger

Tuesday, August 7, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

formerly of Emmaus

Shirley A. Leibensperger, 81, formerly of Emmaus, died Aug. 1, 2018, at Whitehall Manor. She was the wife of the late Lawrence E. Leibensperger. Born in Allentown, she was the daughter of the late Warren and Maude (Saul) Dutt.

Before retiring, she owned the Gallery Sandwich Shop in Allentown and previously was a waitress.

She enjoyed traveling through every state, Europe and especially to Germany.

She was fond of her collection of history books and movies and will mostly be remembered for her kindness and compassion for others.

Robert Clay Heatley

Tuesday, August 7, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

former arborist

Robert Clay Heatley (aka R. Clay Heatley, “The Heat”), 63, devout Christian and 1972 graduate of Emmaus High School, fought a great fight but lost his battle with cancer and died peacefully, Aug. 2, 2018, in his home with family present at Good Shepherd Independent Living apartments. Born in Allentown Hospital, he grew up in Zionsville. He was one of the six Heatley children of Marjory Ann (Davis) Heatley, of Emmaus and the late Charles James Heatley Jr.

William B. Calse

Tuesday, August 7, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

of Zionsville

William B. Calse, 77, of Zionsville, died Aug. 3, 2018, in his residence. He was the husband of the late Rose Mary (Steuer) Calse. Born in Philadelphia, he was the son of the late Margaret (Jones) and William B. Calse Sr.

He was an electrician, working as a lineman for Philadelphia Electric, owned and operated his own electrical business and later was the electrical inspector for Lower Macungie Township.

He was a member of St. Ann Catholic Church, Emmaus and was a life member of the NRA.

Frank P. Kroboth

Tuesday, August 7, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

of Lower Macungie Township

Frank P. Kroboth, 90, of Lower Macungie Township, died peacefully Aug. 3, 2018, surrounded by family. He was the husband of the late Rose Marie (McGinley) Kroboth. They were married for 62 years until her death in June 2012. Born in Coplay, he was the son of the late Karl and Angela (Klusarits) Kroboth.

He was a member of St. Joseph the Worker Catholic Church, Orefield, where he and his late wife were affiliated with many activities of the parish.

He was a 1946 graduate of Allentown Central Catholic High School.

Donald E. Eitner

Tuesday, August 7, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

of Wescosville

Donald E. Eitner, 97, of Wescosville, died July 31, 2018, in his home. He and his wife, Mary Jane (Hauser) Eitner, were married for 36 years until her death on June 23, 1984. Born in Allentown, he was a son of the late Howard J. and Marion (Templin) Eitner and was very close to his late grandmother, Lillian Templin.

He was a graduate of Allentown High School and Allentown Business College.

He was a World War II veteran and served with the 8th Air Force in the European Theater of Operations.