East Penn Press

Thursday, January 17, 2019

Hornet swimmers sweep Hurricanes

Monday, December 24, 2018 by The Press in Sports

Emmaus swept Liberty in a recent East Penn Conference dual swim meet.

The Hornet boys won 127-58 with victories in all three relays and six individual events. Nick Soares (individual medley, butterfly) was the only Emmaus boys swimmer to win two individual events. Teammates Devin Metzger (50 freestyle), Brendan McCourt (diving),Evan Bova (500 free) and Michael Iacobelli (breaststroke).


Friday, December 21, 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. For more information, call 610-437-3700

Jan. 3, 2019

Frank E. DiLeo

Friday, December 21, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

of Lower Macungie Township

Frank E. DiLeo, 63, of Lower Macungie Township, died Dec. 14, 2018, at Lehigh Valley Hospital, Salisbury Township. He was the husband of Cheryl A. (Abbott) Reichley DiLeo. The couple spent the last 14 years together and married on Nov. 27. Born in Allentown, he was the son of the late Frank J. Jr. and Jean M. (Shada) DiLeo.

He was a member of Christ Lutheran Church, Jim Thorpe and was a graduate of Dieruff High School.

He worked in sales and marketing for Target Marketing Company, located in Maryland, for the last 14 years.

Orville Junior Wright

Friday, December 21, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

formerly of Emmaus

Orville Junior Wright, 87, of Wescosville, died Dec. 5, 2018, at Lehigh Center, Macungie. He was the husband of Julia Anna Wright. They were married for 58 years. Born in North York, he was a son of the late Orville Grant and Louise Margaret (Kretzing) Wright, both formerly of Newport.

He grew up in York and Allentown and spent summers in Perry County.

He graduated from Lehigh University with a degree in chemical engineering and from the Loop Course of Bethlehem Steel Corp. where he was part of the research division.

Ivy Kuhns

Friday, December 21, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

of Allentown

Ivy Kuhns, 100, of Allentown, died Dec. 4, 2018, at Devon House Senior Living. She was the wife of the late Charles H. Kuhns. Born in Taunton, Mass., she was a daughter of the late Charles and Estella F. (Gardner) Henson and was of the Christian Science practice.

Prior to retiring in 1981, she was employed at Mack Trucks, Inc., as an executive secretary for 25 years. Previously, she was employed as a public relations secretary at Exxon/Mobil in New York, N.Y., for 10 years.

Richard W. Schraden

Friday, December 21, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

of Old Zionsville

Richard W. Schraden, 76, of Old Zionsville, died at home, Dec. 13, 2018, surrounded by his loving family. He was the husband of Betty L. (David) Schraden. They were married for 52 years on May 28. Born in Allentown, he was the son of the late Earl and Sadie (Wieand) Schraden.

He was a member of Zion’s Evangelical Lutheran Church, Old Zionsville.

He was a graduate of Parkland High School. He was a diesel mechanic by trade, retiring from Trans Service Logistics in 2005 after seven years of service. Previously he worked for Exide Battery and began his career with ALPO.