Jean K. Mansfield, 96, formerly of Macungie, died May 7, 2018, in Chester Valley Nursing and Rehab Center, Malvern. She was the wife of the late John R. Mansfield. Born in Brighton, Mass., she was the daughter of the late Frederick and Olive (Wood) McMurtry.
She was a homemaker.
She was a member of St. Thomas More Catholic Church, Allentown.
Diane P. Hardock, 68, of Salisbury Township, died May 10, 2018. She was the wife of John R. Hardock. They celebrated their 44th wedding anniversary this past April. Born in Allentown, she was the only child of the late Charles and Anna Marie (Bonner) Nauroth.
She was a 1967 graduate of St. Francis Academy and 1971 graduate of Moravian College, both in Bethlehem.
She briefly worked as an insurance agent at the Reinhard Insurance Group.
She was a member of St. Paul’s Roman Catholic Church, Allentown.
She loved horses.
Dongwon Park, 86, of Lower Macungie Township, died May 6, 2018, in ManorCare, Allentown. He was the husband of Kiok Park. They were married for 67 years. Born in Asan, Korea, he was the son of the late Hong-Soon Park and So-Jae-Lee.
He was the owner of Green-N-Things grocery store, Allentown, for many years.
He was an entrepreneur in Korea before moving to the United States.
He was a member of Holy Angels Catholic Church, Philadelphia.
It has been a little over a month since the news broke of the Facebook data breach involving Cambridge Analytica.
At least 87 million Facebook users were impacted.
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg apologized, appeared before Congress and went on a social media frenzy noting upcoming changes to the social media giant to ensure the privacy of users going forward.
During Zuckerberg’s testimony before Congress, Sen. Orin Hatch asked Zuckerberg if Facebook would always be free.
Zuckerberg responded, “Yes, there will always be a version of Facebook that is free.”
Jay Weaknecht, 88, formerly of Emmaus, died May 13, 2018, in The Health Center at Galloway, N.J. He was the husband of the late Kathryn E. (Stortz) Weaknecht. Born in Topton, he was the son of the late James W. and Marie (Lesher) Weaknecht.
He was a 1947 graduate of Kutztown High School.
He worked for Ritter Furniture as a carpet installer, custodian for Emmaus Moravian Church, and later worked in the maintenance department at East Penn School District, retiring in 1996.
He was a member of the Emmaus Moravian Church and the Emmaus Ambulance Corps.
Meet and Greet Movie Night with the Lehigh Valley Steel Hawks 6 p.m. at Bethany Church, 429 Walnut St., Catasauqua. The movie starts 6:30 p.m. Admission is free. There will be a limited number of autographed footballs for children. Popcorn and water for the movie will be provided. Fans also may bring snacks and beverages.
Malcolm W. “Mick” Riffert, 80, of Macungie, died May 3, 2018, surrounded by his family. He was the husband of the late Carol A. Riffert, who died March 1, 2017. Born in Easton, he was a son of the late George and Estelle (Albert) Riffert.
He served our country faithfully in the U.S. Army during peacetime.
He was self-employed, owning and operating for many years GOC Service and M.W. Riffert Paint Contractor. He most recently worked for Graham Security, Macungie, as a security officer.
He was a member of First United Church of Christ, Easton.
Infant son of Damian and Sarah (Jolly) Murray, was born into the arms of angels, May 1, 2018, at Lehigh Valley Hospital, Salisbury Township.
John Kovish, 70, of Emmaus, died in his home May 12, 2018. Born in Allentown, he was the son of the late John S. and Anna (Dwornak) Kovish.
He graduated from Emmaus High School and served in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War.
He was employed in the construction industry for many years.
He is survived by sisters, Nancy and her husband Dale Ritter, Joanne Schmiedel, Jeanne and her husband George Sabol and Carol and her husband Ronald Saint Sing. He was predeceased by brothers, Joseph and Terry.