East Penn Press

Sunday, June 25, 2017

Linda D. Spess

Wednesday, June 21, 2017 by The Press in Obituaries

of Wescosville

Linda D. Spess, 62, of Wescosville, died June 14, 2017, in the Lehigh Valley Hospital, Salisbury Township. She was the wife of Jeffrey L. Spess. They would have been married for 27 years in August. Born in Allentown, she was the daughter of Carl Peterson, of Wescosville and the late Lucia M. (Actergal) Peterson.

She worked in the subrogation department at Liberty Mutual Insurance Company, Allentown, for 32 years until retiring.

She enjoyed vacationing in Europe with her family.

Merritt K. Keller

Wednesday, June 21, 2017 by The Press in Obituaries

of Zionsville

Merritt K. Keller, 85, of Zionsville, died June 15, 2017, in his home. He was the husband of Barbara A. (Laudenslager) Keller. They were married for 66 years. Born in Zionsville, he was the son of the late Leon and Marion (Houseknecht) Keller.

He was a 1949 graduate of Emmaus High School.

He honorably served his country in the Marine Corps right out of high school.

He worked for Tasty Baking Company for many years, retiring in 1989.

After retirement, he lived six months in Florida and six months in Zionsville.

Joseph Holzer

Wednesday, June 21, 2017 by The Press in Obituaries

of Salisbury Township

Joseph Holzer, 91, of Salisbury Township, died June 17, 2017, in his residence. He was the husband of Jean C. Carmitchel Csanadi. Born in Allentown, he was the son of the late Joseph and Fanny (Bolzer) Holzer.

He was a brewery worker at the former Horlacher Brewery, Allentown, for 32 years. Later he became custodian for the Salisbury School District until retiring.

He was a member of the former Allgemeiner and Austrian clubs of Allentown.

COLLEGE CORNER

Wednesday, June 21, 2017 by The Press in Columns

Students earn degrees

PENNSYLVANIA COLLEGE OF TECHNOLOGY

Area students are among those who received degrees in recent ceremonies including: Dayne W. Engler, who earned a Bachelor of Science degree in information technology sciences - gaming and simulation; Anteneh N. Tesfaye, who earned a Bachelor of Science degree in information technology: network specialist concentration, both of Allentown; Cooper R. Raub, of Emmaus, who earned an Associate of Applied Science degree in automotive technology.