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Glen Roy P. Meck

Wednesday, February 27, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

of Macungie

GlenRoy P. Meck, 88, of Macungie, died February 22, 2013, in Lehigh Valley Hospital, Salisbury Township. He was the husband of Florence E. (Kemp) Meck. They were married for 66 years. Born in Longswamp Township, he was a son of the late Briden C. and Eula H. (Shoemaker) Meck.

He was a member of Grace Lutheran Church, Macungie.

He was a U.S. Army veteran serving in World War II. He was a member of the Macungie VFW and Macungie Fire Company No. 1.

He was employed as a laborer at the former Macungie Foundry for many years, retiring in 1986.

Music club

Wednesday, February 27, 2013 by The Press in News Briefs

Concert set for March 3

The Allentown Music Club will be performing "A Recital of Spring Favorites" 3 p.m. March 3 at Hope UCC Church, 1031 Flexer Avenue, Allentown.

Performers will include Helen Beedle, Michael Grather, Brian Molchany and Pamela Knappenberger.

This event is open to the public.

For more information, call 610-435-4659.

COLLEGE CORNER

Wednesday, February 27, 2013 by The Press in Local News

The University

of Akron

Emily Poland, of Allentown, was named to the dean's list at The University of Akron. Poland is majoring in early childhood education.

Millersville

University

The following students from Allentown were named to the dean's list at Millersville University: Ashley Cavanaugh, Casey Fager, Jason Klinger, Haley Lynott, Emily Rieser and Brian Smith.

Colgate

University

Lawrence J. Schoepple

Wednesday, February 27, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

former Allen Organ employee

Lawrence J. Schoepple, 69, of Macungie, died February 14, 2013, at home with his family by his side. He was the husband of Eileen (Rompella) Schoepple. They would have celebrated their 44th wedding anniversary in May. Born in Allentown, he was the son of the late James Schoepple and Betty J. (Dorward) Finn.

He was employed by Allen Organ Company for 51 years.

He served in the U.S. Naval Reserves.

He is survived by his wife; mother; son, Steven J. and his wife Anne, of Allentown; granddaughters, Hannah and Abigail.

East Penn Events and Happenings

Wednesday, February 27, 2013 by The Press in School

Feb. 27

Wescosville Elementary School will begin their PTO sponsored read-a-thon extending through March 9.

Wescosville Elementary School will hold a Read Across America program.

Wescosville Elementary School will hold "bring your slippers to school day."

Feb. 28

Shoemaker Elementary School will hold a mustang meeting 2:15 p.m.

Wescosville Elementary School will hold a Read Across America program.

Wescosville Elementary School will hold "wear green day."

GIRL SCOUTS

Wednesday, February 27, 2013 by The Press in News Briefs

Auction March 2

Ambassador Girl Scouts from Troop 6294 are working on a service project, "Operation: Cookies from Home." They are shipping all cookies collected to the United Service Organizations Inc. who will get the cookies to soldiers. The Scouts have set a goal of 1,000 boxes.

An auction has been set for 2 to 5 p.m. March 2 at Wescosville Recreation Center, 5047 Hamilton Blvd., Wescosville. Admission is the price of a box of cookies. A silent auction will be held and all proceeds from the day will go to this cause.

A. Hazel May

Wednesday, February 27, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

formerly of Harris York, Macungie

A. Hazel May, 89, of Luther Crest Retirement Community, South Whitehall Township, formerly of Harris York, Macungie, died February 19, 2013, in the Health Center at Luther Crest. She was the wife of Walter May. They would have been married for 40 years in April. Born in Quakertown, she was the daughter of the late Donald R. and Marian Hazel (Sterner) Richards.

She was the executive secretary to the chairman, president and CEO of Mack Trucks, Allentown for many years, retiring in 1973.

In 1956 she was awarded the title of "Mrs. Allentown."

John F. Grim

Wednesday, February 27, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

of Lower Macungie Township

John F. Grim, 72, of Lower Macungie Township, died February 15, 2013, in his home. He was the husband of Chiyo T. (Tsukiyama) Grim. They celebrated their 46th wedding anniversary this past May. Born in Allentown, he was a son of the late Francis E. and Catherine R. (Murtaugh) Grim Sr.

He proudly served his country in the U.S. Air Force during the Vietnam War.