East Penn Press

Wednesday, January 16, 2019

Linda M. George

Friday, December 28, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

of Macungie

Linda M. George, 55, of Macungie, died Dec. 12, 2018, at home surrounded by her loving family. She was the companion of Keith Jones. Born in Allentown, she was a daughter of the late Thomas G. Wetzel and the late Carol G. (Zoch) Hoppes.

She worked for Cedarbrook Nursing Home for 20 years as a nurse’s aide. She also bartended at the Alburtis Fire Co. Social Club for many years.

She was a member of the Alburtis Fire Company, where she was like a mother and grandmother to the firefighters and was a member of the Alburtis Rod and Gun Club.

Bruce K. Geary

Friday, December 28, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

of Salisbury Township

Bruce K. Geary, 75, of Salisbury Township, died Dec. 10, 2018, at Lehigh Valley Hospital. He was the husband of Cheryl (Hildebrand) Geary, with whom he shared over 53 years of marriage. Born in Scranton, he was the son of the late Vincent Geary and Laura (Pussini) Geary Wagner and stepson of Russell Wagner.

He was a 1961 graduate of Lehighton Area High School.

He served in the U.S. Naval Air Force as an aviation electrician during the Vietnam War.

For many years he worked in tool and die manufacturing for General Electric and later Black and Decker.

Genevieve L. Krieger

Friday, December 28, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

of Salisbury Township

Genevieve L. Krieger, 90, of Salisbury Township, died Dec. 15, 2018, in her home. Born in Bethlehem, she was the daughter of the late William and Frances (Werst) Haney. She was the wife of the late Harry G. Krieger Sr. who died in 2015.

She was a member of St. Peter’s Lutheran Church, Bethlehem.

She was past president of District 8 and senior vice president of the Ladies Auxiliary VFW Post 2124.

Arthur M. Madarassy

Friday, December 28, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

former Navy musician

Arthur Marean Madarassy, 93, of Emmaus, formerly of Wilmington, Del., died peacefully Dec. 9, 2018, surrounded by his loving family. He was the husband of the late Faith Vandever Gottschall Madarassy who died in 2016. Born in Binghamton, N.Y., and raised in Brooklyn, he was an accomplished musician, keen scientist, experienced builder, avid ballroom dancer and chef.

Dennis R. Holland Sr.

Friday, December 28, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

owner, Emmaus Cycle and Fitness

Dennis R. Holland Sr., 70, of Emmaus, died Dec. 17, 2018, in his residence. He was the husband of Lucy (Talbot) Holland. They were married for 49 years. Born in Allentown, he was the son of the late Frances A. (Schmeltzle) and Kenneth R. Holland Sr.

He worked in the sporting goods department at Walmart for 17 years. Previously he owned and operated Emmaus Cycle and Fitness and worked for George’s Cyclery and Bike Line.

He honorably served his country in the Army during Vietnam.

St. Ann School Honor Roll

Friday, December 28, 2018 by The Press in School

St. Ann School has announced the names of students named to the first trimester honor roll as follows:

HIGH HONORS

Grade 8: Eve Binder, Anna Farnschlader, Jessamine Magalona, Lola Schaeffer, Madyson Tait

Grade 7: Harper Daly, Erin Durso, Keira Gilboy, Logan Hartman, Catherine Raynock, Gregory Smith

Grade 6: Pearl Bixler, Nora Casciano, Rachel Fleck, Anand George, LaMiyah Helms, Zoe Hulings, Maya Molnar, Natalie Molnar, Ella Patterson, Connor Spagna, Sophia Tranguch

COMMUNITY CALENDAR

Friday, December 28, 2018 by The Press in Local News

Dec. 31

Macungie Memorial Park organizers will host a New Year’s Eve bingo event at the park, 50 N. Poplar St. Doors will open 5 p.m. and bingo games will start 7:15 p.m. There is a charge. Call 610-966-4289 or email macungiepark@gmail.com to make a reservation.

Jan. 2, 2019

Wednesday afternoon dance at Lehigh Valley Active Life, 1633 W. Elm St., Allentown, 1 to 4 p.m. There is a cost. Also Jan. 16, 2019. For more information, call 610-437-3700.

Jan. 3, 2019