East Penn Press

Saturday, February 24, 2018

Jeanette D. Lackner

Wednesday, February 14, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

of Emmaus

Jeanette D. Lackner, 77, of Emmaus, died Feb. 12, 2018, at Lehigh Valley Hospice Inpatient Unit, Allentown. Born in Allentown, she was the daughter of the late Alfred C. Lackner Sr. and Dorothy (Eck) Homich.

She was a retired seamstress.

She is survived by sisters, Carol and Joan Guth; brothers, Stanley, Michael and John Antrim; nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by a brother, Alfred and a sister, Shirley Knerr.

Dolores E. Zongora

Wednesday, February 14, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

of Salisbury Township

Dolores E. Zongora, 91, of Salisbury Township, died Feb. 6, 2018, at St. Luke’s Hospice House, Bethlehem. She was the wife of the late Paul L. Zongora, who died in 2000. Born in Fountain Hill, she was the daughter of the late Charles and Ellen (Moore) Leidig.

She was a member of Jerusalem Evangelical Lutheran Church of Eastern Salisbury.

She is survived by daughters, Maryellen Santanna, Paula L. and her husband Kevin Zimmerman; grandchildren, Brad Santanna, Alissa Kern, Kara Sansone and Craig Zimmerman; five great-grandchildren.

Arthur E. Phelps

Wednesday, February 14, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

of Wescosville

Arthur E. Phelps, 74, of Wescosville, died peacefully Feb. 10, 2018, surrounded by his loving family. He was the husband of Jean (Rabik) for 45 years. Born in Bethlehem, he was a son of the late Arthur and Helen (Huk) Phelps.

He is survived by his wife; children, Bryan, Kevin and his wife Farrah and Lori and her husband John Hertzog; grandchildren, Liam, Brittany, Brendan and Gavin; great-granddaughter, Melanie.

James C. Miller

Wednesday, February 14, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

former Bethlehem Steel employee

James C. Miller, 79, of Emmaus, died Feb. 8, 2018, in Phoebe Home surrounded by his family. He was the beloved husband of Anna C. (DeBonis) Miller. They were married for 57 years. Born in Allentown, he was the son of the late Clarence A. and Rose (Massini) Miller.

He was a steel worker for Bethlehem Steel for 30 years, retiring in 1995. After retirement, he worked at Wegman’s.

He was a member of the Cathedral of St. Catherine of Sienna.

He was an avid reader, enjoyed crossword puzzles and loved being with his family, especially his grandchildren.

Gilbert E. Wolfe

Wednesday, February 14, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

of Macungie

Gilbert E. Wolfe, 80, of Macungie, died Feb. 10, 2018. He was the beloved husband of Patricia (Fehr) Wolfe. They celebrated 51 years of marriage last July. Born in Hellertown, he was a son of the late Gilbert T. and Coredius (Weiland) Wolfe.

He served his country honorably in the Army.

He retired from the former Bethlehem Steel Corporation after 41 years.

Linda Ann Sam

Wednesday, February 14, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

administrative assistant

Linda Ann Sam, 60, of Emmaus, died in her home Feb. 3, 2018. She was the daughter of the late James L. and Delphine J. (Oswald) Hause.

She was an administrative assistant at Haven House, Allentown and also worked as a bartender at Citizens Fire Co. #2, Emmaus.

She is survived by sons, Elijah and Cory; partner, Lance Roeder; sisters, Diane King and her husband John Clark and Robyn Osiecki; nieces and nephews including Samantha, Willie and Brittany. She was predeceased by a brother, James Hause.

Contributions may be made to Outcast Rescue, P.O. Box 12, Catasauqua, 18032.

William O. Haupt

Wednesday, February 14, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

of Wescosville

William O. Haupt, 94, of Wescosville, died Feb. 8, 2018. He was the husband of Kathleen (Grider) for 69 years. Born in Lehighton, he was the son of the late William and Mabel (Bonser) Haupt.

He was a decorated veteran of World War II, serving as a Gunners Mate 3rd Class on the USS Phoenix light cruiser in the Pacific Theater.

He was a 50-year member of the Brick Layers Union Local 5, Allentown.

He was an outdoorsman who enjoyed hunting and fishing.

Jeanette J. Ziegler

Wednesday, February 14, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

of Vera Cruz

Jeanette Judith Ziegler, 56, of Vera Cruz, died Feb. 9, 2018, at Lehigh Valley Hospital. She was the wife of the late David F. Ziegler who died Dec. 25, 2002. Born in Allentown, she was a daughter of Sandra (Kuhns) Kline and the late Robert Kline.

She is survived by daughters, Jennifer Kline, of Vera Cruz, Robin and her husband Robert McFetridge, of Northampton; sisters, Susan Geist, of Coopersburg, Geraldine Stephens, of Wescosville; grandchildren, Cody Leh, Kylie McFetridge, Chloe Leh, two nieces, two nephews, four great nieces and four great nephews.

Christopher J. Wameling

Wednesday, February 14, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

former Air Products manager

Christopher J. Wameling, 65, of Macungie, died Feb. 9, 2018, at his home. He was the husband of Linda (Tedesco) Wameling. They were married for 15 years. Born in Utica, N.Y., he was a son of the late Francis and Rosella Morath Wameling.

He held a bachelor’s degree and master’s degree from Clarkson University.

He attended St. Thomas More Church, Allentown.

He was employed by Air Products, Allentown, retiring after 30 years of service as the supplier quality and diversity manager.