East Penn Press

Monday, July 16, 2018

Stephen S. Emery Sr.

Thursday, July 12, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

of Macungie

Stephen S. Emery Sr., 84, of Macungie, formerly of Allentown, died July 1, 2018. He was the husband of Shirley J. (Gangawere). They celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary this past December. Born in Allentown, he was a son of the late John and Isabel (Fehr) Emery Sr.

He proudly served his country in the U.S. Army during the Korean War.

He worked at Mack Trucks, Inc., Allentown for 21 years as a lift truck operator, retiring in 1987.

Barbara S. (Simonsen) Blair

Thursday, July 12, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

of Emmaus

Barbara S. Blair, 87, of Emmaus, died July 8, 2018, in Lehigh Valley Hospital. She was the wife of Walter J. Blair for 61 years. Born in The Bronx, and raised in Yonkers, N.Y., she was the daughter of the late Gertrude and George Simonsen. She and her husband moved to the Lehigh Valley in 1960.

She was a graduate of the Halsted School, Yonkers, N.Y. and Berkeley College, New York, N.Y. She worked for the American Cyanamid Company located at 30 Rockefeller Plaza, New York, N.Y. Years later she was employed by Rodale Press, Emmaus.

Ann Lick

Thursday, July 12, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

of Macungie

Ann Lick, 87, of Macungie, died July 8, 2018, at home surrounded by her family. She was the wife of the late Franklin G. Lick, who died in 1994. Born in Emmaus, she was the daughter of the late John and Anna (Kocis) Yanochko.

She had worked for the Washington Sentinel newspaper when she resided in the District of Columbia area.

She was a member of St. Ann Catholic Church, Emmaus and loved the experience of traveling the world with her husband.

Olga Gulla

Thursday, July 12, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

co-owner, Gulla’s Mobile Service Station

Olga Gulla, 90, of Emmaus and Clarks Summit, died July 6, 2018. She was the wife of the late Thomas Gulla and the daughter of the late Anna and John Balascak.

She was co-owner of Gulla’s Mobile Service Station and a member of St. Matthew’s E.C. Church, Emmaus.

John D. Roeder

Thursday, July 12, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

graduate of Emmaus High School

John D. Roeder, 61, of Lehighton, formerly of Parryville, died July 5, 2018, in his home. He was the husband of the late Debra C. (Geho) Roeder, who died in 2007. Born in Allentown, he was a son of Jane R. (Yoachim) Roeder and the late George T. Roeder.

He was the owner of the former Simeon Moats Hardwood Flooring Contracting and later worked at Lorah’s, Walnutport.

He was a life member of Parryville Volunteer Fire Co.

He was a 1975 graduate of Emmaus High School.

Charles D. Lichtenwalner

Thursday, July 12, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

of Alburtis

Charles D. Lichtenwalner, 87, of Alburtis, died July 8, 2018, in Heather Glen Senior Living. He was the husband of the late Jacqueline L. (Smith) Lichtenwalner. Born in Breinigsville, he was the son of the late Oscar and Lillie (Moyer) Lichtenwalner.

He worked for the Boyertown Foundry and later for Buckeye Pipeline, retiring in 1998.

He is survived by six nieces and two nephews. He was predeceased by a brother, Donald and a sister, Marion Merkel.