East Penn Press

Sunday, May 28, 2017

Richard A. Mattern

Thursday, May 25, 2017 by The Press in Obituaries

formerly of Emmaus

Richard A. Mattern, 91, of Walnutport, formerly of Emmaus, died May 19, 2017, at Palmerton Hospital. He was the husband of the late Ruth M. (Stosh) Mattern, who died in 2000. Born in Allentown, he was the son of the late Arthur A. and Mabel (Eastman) Mattern.

He served in the U.S. Army Air Corps during World War II.

He was employed at the U.S. Postal Service for 35 years, retiring in 1980. He served as assistant postmaster in Allentown and director of finance at the Lehigh Valley facility.

Mark R. Feeney

Thursday, May 25, 2017 by The Press in Obituaries

of Emmaus

Mark R. Feeney, 56, of Emmaus, died May 17, 2017, after a brief illness. Born in Philadelphia, he was the son of Julia Reynolds Feeney and the late Dr. Robert A. Feeney, of Allentown.

He attended Emmaus High School.

He was an artist, a musician and a poet. His paintings were exhibited in the 54th, 56th and 58th Lehigh Art Alliance Juried Exhibitions at the Allentown Art Museum.

He had a passion for animals and was an avid nature lover.


Thursday, May 25, 2017 by The Press in Local News

May 25

Upper Milford Historical Society meeting 7 p.m. at the Upper Milford Township Municipal Building, Old Zionsville. Vern Arndt will share experiences from his many years of military service in Vietnam and beyond. Refreshments will be provided. All are welcome. For more information, call 610-966-4376.

May 26

The Emmaus High School Chamber Orchestra will perform 7 p.m. May 26 at the First Presbyterian Church, 2344 Center St., Bethlehem. The public is welcome.

May 28

Chelsey M. Ossiander

Thursday, May 25, 2017 by The Press in Obituaries

Emmaus High School graduate

Chelsey M. Ossiander, 24, of Allentown, died in her home May 16, 2017. Born in Allentown, she was the daughter of Grace A. (Clark) Ossiander and the late Brian F. Ossiander.

She was a graduate of Emmaus High School, Class of 2011, and a graduate of Arcadia University, Class of 2015, earning a bachelor’s degree in psychology with a minor in studio art.

Phyllis M. Hutchings

Thursday, May 25, 2017 by The Press in Obituaries

of Allentown

Phyllis M. Hutchings, 91, of Allentown, died May 20, 2017, in Lehigh Valley Health Network, Salisbury Township. She and her husband, Robert J., would have celebrated their 59th wedding anniversary in July. Born in Lime Ridge, she was a daughter of the late Albert and Olive (Boone) Millington.

Prior to retiring in 1985, she was the chief accountant for all locations of Hess Brothers for 20 years. Previously, she held civilian employment for two years in the Navy’s NYC storage and supply under the direction of Admiral King.