Linford S. Bastian Sr., 89, of Allentown, formerly of Macungie, died Feb. 12, 2020, in his home. He was the husband of Joyce E. (Meck) Bastian, with whom he shared 71 years of marriage. Born in Trexlertown, he was the son of the late Owen M. Sr. and Lillie L. (Leiser) Bastian.
He was a member of St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, Breinigsville.
He served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War.
He was a partner in Owen M. Bastian, Inc.
Warren J. Birch, 97, formerly of Alburtis, died Feb. 14, 2020, at St. Luke’s Hospice House. He was the husband of the late Alice P. (Sweet) Birch for 69-1/2 years. Born in Brattleboro, Vt., he was the son of the late Joseph F. Birch and Louisa (Lovering) Nichols.
Danielle C. Silsbee, 78, of Lower Macungie Township, died Feb. 13, 2020, after a courageous battle against leukemia. She was the wife of Lynald E. Silsbee. Born in Pottstown, she was the daughter of the late Daniel J. and Marie (Dunn) Conner.
She was a graduate of Owen J. Roberts High School, Class of 1959.
Carolyn J. Lang, 88, of Macungie, died Jan. 28, 2020, in the Lutheran Home at Topton. She was the wife of the late William P. Lang. Born in Allentown, she was the daughter of the late Amandes and Esther (Kriner) Albright.
She was a graduate of Allentown High School.
Most recently, she was the business manager for Eastern PA Nephrology Associates, Allentown.
She was a loving wife and mother who adored her grandchildren. She loved animals especially her cats.
Amos R. Ritter, 69, of Allentown, died Feb. 15, 2020, in Lehigh Valley Hospital, Cedar Crest. He and his companion, Linda M. Degler, shared more than 25 years together. Born in Allentown, he was the son of the late Mildred (Heil) and John H. Ritter Sr.
He attended Salisbury High School.
He worked in maintenance for Salisbury Township for 26 years, until retiring.
Lisa G. Mohr, 59, of Emmaus, died Feb. 4, 2020, in her residence. She was the wife of Jerry A. Mohr for 26 years. Born in Allentown, she was the daughter of the late Robert D. and Dolores A. (Kratzer) Miller and stepdaughter of Marilyn Miller.
She was a graduate of Empire Beauty School. She worked for 30 years in the cosmetology profession, working for Holiday Hair, Regis Corporation and owned her own shop.
She was a member of the Mercantile Club of Emmaus, Catholic War Veterans, Emmaus and Macungie VFW Post 9264 Ladies Auxiliary.
Kathryn L. Albeck, 77, of Macungie, died Feb. 13, 2020, in Lehigh Valley Hospice, Allentown. She was the wife of Charles R. Albeck. They would have celebrated their 57th wedding anniversary Feb. 23. Born in Palmerton, she was a daughter of the late Edward and Sarah (Lager) Reabold.
She was a 1961 graduate of Jim Thorpe Area High School.
She had worked many jobs throughout the years including floral design, which was one of her favorites.