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Friday, October 20, 2017

Volunteers needed

Tuesday, October 17, 2017 by The Press in News Briefs

EMMAUS HALLOWEEN PARADE

The Emmaus Halloween Parade will be held 7:30 p.m. Oct. 21 and promises to be a “Spooktacular” event. The rain date is 6:30 p.m. Oct. 22.

Volunteers are needed. A Halloween parade committee meeting is scheduled 7 to 9 p.m. in the community room on the second floor of borough hall Oct. 19 in council chambers. For more information, contact Kathy Mintzer at 610-965-6250 or EmmausParade@aol.com.

Volunteer positions needed include division captains and float formation area.

Arthur P. Pappas Sr.

Tuesday, October 17, 2017 by The Press in Obituaries

former Alpo H.R. vice president

Arthur Peter Pappas Sr., 75, of Lower Macungie Township, died peacefully Oct. 10, 2017. He was the husband of Katherine A. (Ramsey) Pappas. They would have celebrated their 57th wedding anniversary in November. Born in Cleveland, Ohio, he was a son of the late Peter and Mary (Damalas) Pappas.

He was a vice president of human resources for Alpo for 23 years, retiring in 1988.

He was a state high school wrestling champion for West High School in Cleveland, Ohio. He was a 1964 alternate Olympic Greco Roman wrestler for the USA team in Tokyo, Japan.

Richard Edwin Danner

Tuesday, October 17, 2017 by The Press in Obituaries

of East Texas

Richard Edwin Danner, 84, of East Texas, died Oct. 11, 2017. He was the husband of Emily A. (Lehr) Danner. They were married for 62 years in March. Born in East Texas, he was a son of the late Edwin and Viola (Litzenberger) Danner.

He was a sheet metal worker for over 50 years in union local 19.

He was a member and former church council president of St. Paul’s Lutheran, Breinigsville, a past president of the Lower Lehigh Lions Club, a past president of the East Texas Playground Association and a former superintendent of East Texas Sunday School.

Halloween parade Oct. 28

Tuesday, October 17, 2017 by The Press in News Briefs

LOWER LEHIGH LIONS

The 2017 Macungie Halloween Parade/Fun Run, sponsored by the Lower Lehigh Lions Club, will be held Oct. 28, with a rain date of Nov. 4. The group will begin forming 6 p.m. at the Eyer Middle School parking lot (5616 Buckeye Road and Shoemaker School parking lot (4068 N. Fairview St.) The parade will end at the Macungie Park. The parade begins 7:15 p.m. There will be a fun-run beginning 6:45 p.m.

COMMUNITY CALENDAR

Tuesday, October 17, 2017 by The Press in Local News

Oct. 18

Emmaus Historical Society program 7 p.m. at St. John’s Lutheran Church Parish Hall, Fifth and Chestnut streets, Emmaus. William F. “Buffalo Bill” Cody will guide the audience down the untamed frontier trail, talk about his exciting adventures as a Pony Express rider, Army scout, bison hunter and internationally acclaimed showman. The program is free to members and non-members.

Oct. 19

Ruby R. Conrad

Tuesday, October 17, 2017 by The Press in Obituaries

of Alburtis

Ruby R. Conrad, 83, of Alburtis, died Oct. 13, 2017, at home. She was the wife of the late Agnew N. Conrad who died in September. They were married for over 62 years. Born in Alburtis, she was a daughter of the late Clayton L. and Elizabeth (Miller) Rauch.

She worked for the former Royal Manufacturing Company and Allen Organ before retiring.

She was a member of the Fleetwood and Emmaus drum and bugle corps for many years.

She was a member of Church of the Good Shepherd, Alburtis.

Norman E. Boyer

Tuesday, October 17, 2017 by The Press in Obituaries

of Alburtis

Norman E. Boyer, 95, of Alburtis and formerly of Brookview Apartments, died Oct. 11, 2017, in the home of his son, Richard. He was the husband of the late Elizabeth M. (Keeney) Boyer. Born in Allentown, he was a son of the late Earl N. and Emily M. (Knecht) Boyer.

He was an Army veteran of World War II.

He was a welder for Mack Trucks for 45 years, retiring in 1986. After retiring, he worked at McNabb’s Service Station and Dorney Park.

He was a member of St. Paul’s UCC, Trexlertown.