East Penn Press

Tuesday, December 12, 2017

Jayne E. Siegfried

Tuesday, November 28, 2017 by The Press in Obituaries

of Macungie

Jayne E. Siegfried, 72, of Macungie, Longswamp Township, died Nov. 22, 2017, at home. She was the wife of Donald C. Siegfried. They were married for 52 years in May. Born in Allentown, she was a daughter of the late Lewis C. and Helen R. (Roesser) Ockenhouse.

She worked in various positions for Fireman’s Fund Insurance Company and Edelman’s Sporting Goods.

She was a member of Longswamp United Church of Christ, having served as deacon, elder and past president of church consistory.

She enjoyed gardening and was active with Brandywine Community Library.

Donald W. Boehm Sr.

Tuesday, November 28, 2017 by The Press in Obituaries

of Upper Milford Township

Donald W. “Donny” Boehm Sr., 84, of Upper Milford Township, died Nov. 24, 2017. He was the husband of Ruth D. (Brinker) Boehm. They would have celebrated their 65th wedding anniversary in December. Born in Allentown, he was a son of the late Thomas and Lydia (Miller) Boehm.

He served his country for 14 years through the Army and Marine Corps, was a veteran of the Korean Conflict and earned the rank of staff sergeant.

He was employed at Exide Battery for 36 years and retired from Allen Organ in 1995.

Kent A. Druckenmiller

Tuesday, November 28, 2017 by The Press in Obituaries

of Lower Macungie Township

Kent A. Druckenmiller, 89, of Lower Macungie Township, died Nov. 20, 2017, at Lehigh Valley Hospital, Salisbury Township. He was the husband of S. Ferne (Hepler) Druckenmiller. They would have celebrated 69 years of marriage on Dec. 11. Born in Allentown, he was a son of the late Percival B. and Helen M. (Keller) Druckenmiller.

He was a plastic molder at General Electric, Allentown.

He was a veteran of the United States Navy.

He was a member of St. John’s Lutheran Church, Emmaus.

Anthony G. Rapp Jr.

Tuesday, November 28, 2017 by The Press in Obituaries

former district judge

Anthony G. Rapp Jr., 72, of Macungie, and formerly of Fountain Hill, died Nov. 23, 2017, at St. Luke’s University Hospital. He was the husband of the late Janice M. (Lipsky) Rapp for 31 years, who died Sept. 20, 1997 and Patricia (Heidecker) Rapp for 14 years. Born in Fountain Hill, he was the son of the late Anthony and Elizabeth (Mahl) Rapp.

He honorably served his country in the U.S. Navy during the Vietnam War.

He was a member of St. Ursula Catholic Church.

He coached and was a board member for Fountain Hill Little League.

Grace Hari Moskol

Tuesday, November 28, 2017 by The Press in Obituaries

of Salisbury Township

Grace Hari Moskol, 95, a lifelong resident of Salisbury Township, died at home Nov. 15, 2017. She was the wife of the late George J. Moskol who died Feb. 1, 2017. Born in Salisbury Township, she was the daughter of the late Andrew and Kristina (Hari) Hari.

She was an active member of St. John’s Windish Lutheran Church, Bethlehem, where she was a former Sunday school teacher, a member of WELCA, Lydia Circle and the Altar Society.

She was employed at Sondra Inc., for 25 years.

Gloria F. Hamm

Tuesday, November 28, 2017 by The Press in Obituaries

former EP library secretary

Gloria F. Hamm, 82, of Macungie, died Nov. 22, 2017, surrounded by her loving family. She was the wife of the late Donald W. Hamm. Born in Powder Valley, she was a daughter of the late Irwin and Beulah (Haas) Sell.

Prior to her retirement from the East Penn School District as a library secretary at Shoemaker Elementary School, she worked for Merritt Lumber.

She was a graduate of Emmaus High School, Class of 1953.

She was a member of Faith Church, Allentown, Lower Lehigh Lion and Lioness Club, Red Hats and Calypso Chapter #163 for 50 years.

Norman C. Hallman Jr.

Wednesday, November 22, 2017 by The Press in Obituaries

formerly of Vera Cruz

Norman C. Hallman Jr., 84, formerly of Vera Cruz, died Nov. 19, 2017. He was the husband of the late Dolores M. (Sherman) Hallman. Born in Allentown, he was the son of Eva (Lorish) Hallman and Norman C. Hallman Sr.

He worked as a cookware salesman, selling for New Era, Vollrath and Lustre Craft for many years. He was awarded salesman of the year numerous times. He also operated a stand at Green Dragon in Ephrata.

He was a life member of Mystic Chain Park and member of the Mercantile Club of Emmaus and Kutztown Fire Company.

He was a Christian.

Raymond H. Nester

Wednesday, November 22, 2017 by The Press in Obituaries

of Allentown

Raymond H. Nester, 88, of Allentown, died peacefully Nov. 18, 2017. He was the husband of the late Ethel R. (Bauman) Nester, who recently passed away. They were married for 66 years this past August. He was one of 15 children born to the late Elmer and Mabel Nester.

He honorably served his country in the Army during the Korean War and being honorably discharged, was a proud member of both the American Legion and VFW.

For the majority of his career, he was a purchasing agent with Superior Combustion Industries in Emmaus.