East Penn Press

Saturday, February 22, 2020

Geraldine M. Zentmeyer

Wednesday, February 12, 2020 by The Press in Obituaries

former E. P. School District secretary

Geraldine M. Zentmeyer, 87, formerly of Macungie, died Feb. 2, 2020, at Cedarbrook Nursing Home, Allentown. Born in Harrisburg, she was the daughter of the late Clyde and Ellen (Donley) Shue.

She was a secretary for the East Penn School District for 23 years until retiring. She also served as a secretary for the Lehigh Valley Hospital Auxiliary and First Presbyterian Church, Allentown, where she was a member.

Anna E. Campbell

Wednesday, February 12, 2020 by The Press in Obituaries

formerly of Emmaus

Anna E. Campbell, 89, formerly of Emmaus, died in her daughter’s home Feb. 5, 2020. She was the wife of the late James H. Campbell, who died in 1998. Born in Hellertown, she was the daughter of the late Clarence C. and Elizabeth E. (Evans) Remaly.

She was a graduate of Allentown High School, Class of 1948.

She was a member of St. John’s UCC, Emmaus.

Roland W. Dedekind Jr.

Wednesday, February 12, 2020 by The Press in Obituaries

of Emmaus

Roland Wilhelm Dedekind Jr., 86, of Emmaus, died Jan. 21, 2020. He was the husband of Phyllis Rehrig Dedekind. They were married for 37 years. Born in Philadelphia, he was a son of the late Roland W. and M. Virginia (Buchmann) Dedekind. He lived most of his young life in West Lawn.

He was a member of Locust Valley Chapel C.M.A. Church, Coopersburg. He loved the Lord Jesus Christ and served the churches he attended as an administrative council chairperson, sang in the church choirs, taught Sunday school and Bible study, both in the church and in his home.

Tracy M. Mione

Wednesday, February 12, 2020 by The Press in Obituaries

of Macungie

Tracy M. Mione, 52, of Macungie, died Feb. 5, 2020, at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital. She was the wife of Carlo Mione. Born in Baltimore, Md., she was the daughter of Alfred A. and Connie (Diena) Hallman.

She was a graduate of Misericordia University.

She was a certified occupational therapist working as the manager of therapy at Lankenau Hospital.

She was a member of St. Ann Catholic Church, Emmaus.

Irvin R. Schmoyer

Wednesday, February 12, 2020 by The Press in Obituaries

Muhlenberg College professor

Irvin Richard Schmoyer, Ph.D., 78, of Emmaus, died Feb. 5, 2020, at Lehigh Valley Hospital, Salisbury Township. He was the husband of Jean C. (Yockey) Schmoyer for the past 55 1/2 years.

He earned his master’s and doctorate from Purdue University and received his Bachelor of Science degree from Muhlenberg College. He was in the last graduating class of Allentown High School in 1959. He was a professor of biology, having taught at Purdue University, the University of Pittsburgh, SUNY-Fredonia and for more than 29 years at Muhlenberg College.

Helen V. Ward

Wednesday, February 12, 2020 by The Press in Obituaries

of Macungie

Helen V. Ward, 87, of Macungie, died peacefully Jan. 25, 2020, at St. Luke’s Hospital, Allentown. She was the loving wife for over 60 years of the late Clifford G. Ward. Born in Rahway, N.J., she was the daughter of the late George II and Anna Catarina (née Boll) Boggs.

She graduated from Rahway High School in 1949 and from Pratt Institute.

She worked in Manhattan for the advertising and design section of Gimbels Department Store and later became a devoted homemaker.

She was a member of Grace Lutheran Church, Macungie.