East Penn Press

Wednesday, November 14, 2018

Robert C. Diehl

Thursday, November 1, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

of Macungie

Robert C. Diehl, 84, of Macungie, died Oct. 27, 2018, in his home. He was the husband of Edna G. (Peters) Diehl to whom he was married for 64 years. Born in Hancock, Berks County, he was the son of the late Clarence I. and Elsie (Gracely) Diehl.

He was employed in the shipping and receiving department of Precision Roll Grinders, Chapmans, for 14 years, retiring in 1995. Prior to that he worked for the former Schoeneck Farms, Macungie, for 31 years.

Richard D. Breinig

Thursday, November 1, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

of Alburtis

Richard D. Breinig, 79, of Alburtis, died Oct. 28, 2018, in Phoebe Home. He was the husband of Carol L. Derr-Breinig to whom he was married for 58 years in September. Born in Allentown, he was a son of the late Paul and Elda (Dreisbach) Breinig.

Before retiring in 2003, he was a music cataloger for the Library of Congress. Prior he worked in the surveying department for the City of Allentown.

He was a member of the Cathedral Choral Society, Washington, D.C.

Teresa Ann Wigoda

Thursday, November 1, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

former LVHN employee

Teresa Ann Wigoda, 65, of Salisbury Township, died Oct. 25, 2018, in the Inpatient Hospice Unit at Lehigh Valley Hospital, Allentown. She was the wife of Thomas S. Wigoda. They were married for 44 years in June. Born in Pottsville, she was the daughter of John Torola, of Hellertown and the late Ethel (Rowlands) Torola.

She was a graduate of the California College of Health Sciences obtaining a degree in health care administration.

Patricia R. (Gormas) Eckrode

Thursday, November 1, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

of Macungie

Patricia R. (Gormas) Eckrode, 80, of Macungie, died suddenly Oct. 23, 2018. She was the wife of the late Robert M. Eckrode for 37 years until his death in 1993. She was the longtime companion of Charles A. “Chuck” McNeil. Born in Mahanoy City, she was a daughter of the late Frank and Olga (Kovick) Gormas.

Until retiring, she worked for Saab and Caterpillar in their inventory control departments.

She enjoyed membership with the Lower Macungie Seniors.

Charles L. Wilde

Thursday, November 1, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

V.P., Wm. H. Taylor & Co.

Charles L. Wilde, 91, of Coopersburg, died in his home Oct. 20, 2018, surrounded by his family. He was the husband of Lenette F. (Newell) Wilde for the past 18 years. His first wife, Joan P. (Dietrich) Wilde, died in 1994, after 42 years of marriage. Born in Weatherly, he was the son of the late Harry L. and Margaret I. (Rambo) Wilde.

He was an Army veteran serving during World War II and the Korean War.

He received his Bachelor of Science degree from Millersville University.