Richard R. Focht, 88, of Macungie, died Nov. 6, 2019, in Mosser Nursing Home. He was the husband of Doris N. (Neff) Focht. Born in Slatington, he was the son of the late Annie (Roberts) and Maurice Focht Sr.
He worked as a crane operator for Bethlehem Steel.
He honorably served his country in the Army during the Korean War.
Mary Kay Davey, 95, of Lawrenceville, Ga., formerly of Emmaus and Bethlehem, died Nov. 2, 2019, surrounded by immediate family. She was the wife of the late Norman Davey who died in 2010. Born in Winsted, Conn., she was the daughter of the late Kathryn Gladys (O’Neill) and Maurice Coffey.
She was a 1942 graduate of the Gilbert School in Winsted.
In 1957 the family moved to Emmaus where she was active in several clubs (she loved playing bridge!) and civic organizations. After living for several years in Oreland and Center Valley, the couple settled in Bethlehem in 1977.
Doris H. Boehmer, 87, formerly of Breinigsville and Zionsville, died Nov. 9, 2019, at the Phoebe Home, Allentown. She was the wife of the late Robert C. Boehmer. Born in Monroe County, she was the daughter of the late Andrew and Beatrice (Sargeant) Dippre.
She was a member of The Lutheran Church of the Holy Spirit, Emmaus.
Shannon Lyn Lutz, 39, of Kutztown, lost her four-year battle against breast cancer Oct. 31, 2019. She was the wife of Jesse Lutz.
She graduated from Emmaus High School in 1998, then worked at a daycare center and through Easter Seals as a capable and compassionate caregiver to individuals with disabilities. She graduated cum laude from Kutztown University in 2005 with a bachelor of science degree in education, with an emphasis on special education.
John Michael, professor/architect, formally of Post Oak Farm, Macungie, died Oct. 22, 2019. He was the husband of the late Gwen (Hubert) Michael with whom he shared 60 years of marriage and partnership in architecture/interior design and teaching. Born in Emmaus, he was the son of the late Michael and Anna (Miklos) Goduscik.
He attained the rank of Eagle Scout with gold, silver and bronze palms. He was a member of the Camp Trexler 66 Club and Order of the Arrow.