East Penn Press

Sunday, August 19, 2018

Clifford E. Moyer

Thursday, May 24, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

of Emmaus

Clifford E. Moyer, 97, died May 12, 2018. He was the husband of the late Althea L. (Kuhns) Moyer who died in 1992. At 92 years of age, he married Concertina D. Greco, who predeceased him in June 2017. Born in Northampton, he was a son of the late Clyde A. and Lottie M. Moyer.

He was a hardware clerk and buyer for M.S. Young and Co. and Shelly’s Hardware, Allentown, before working for General Electric until his retirement.

Louis C. Melinsky

Thursday, May 24, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

former business office manager

Louis C. Melinsky, 68, of Emmaus, died unexpectedly May 15, 2018. He was the devoted husband of Winnie (DiLeo) Melinsky. They were married for 30 years. Born in Bethlehem, he was a son of the late Louis A. and Stephanna (Kwiatek) Melinsky.

He was a graduate of Liberty High School and Moravian College.

He served as the business office manager at Sacred Heart Hospital for over 35 years and Grandview Hospital for eight years prior to his retirement.

He was a parishioner of the Cathedral Church of St. Catherine of Sienna, Allentown.

Robert John Kulanko

Wednesday, May 16, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

formerly of Allentown

Robert J. Kulanko, 36, of Castle Rock, Colo., formerly of Allentown, died April 24, 2018. Born in Bethlehem, he was a son of John and Carol (Weinsheimer) Kulanko.

He was a 1999 graduate of Salisbury High School and was self-employed as a software programmer.

He is survived by his parents; brother, James (Jill) Kulanko, of Fredericks, Colo.; sister, Kelly (Mark) Deitrich, of Allentown; a niece and two nephews.

Memorial contributions may be sent to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Pl., Memphis, Tenn., 38105-9959.

James Earl Heminitz

Wednesday, May 16, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

of Macungie

James Earl Heminitz, 35, of Macungie, died May 4, 2018. He was the husband of Tamarya A. (James) Heminitz. Born in Allentown, he was the son of Earl and Peggy (Dries) Heminitz.

He was a truck driver for West Motor Freight of PA.

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

He was an avid Phillies, IronPigs and Flyers fan and was a member of the Saturday Night Leftovers bowling league.

Jean K. Mansfield

Wednesday, May 16, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

formerly of Macungie

Jean K. Mansfield, 96, formerly of Macungie, died May 7, 2018, in Chester Valley Nursing and Rehab Center, Malvern. She was the wife of the late John R. Mansfield. Born in Brighton, Mass., she was the daughter of the late Frederick and Olive (Wood) McMurtry.

She was a homemaker.

She was a member of St. Thomas More Catholic Church, Allentown.

Diane P. Hardock

Wednesday, May 16, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

of Salisbury Township

Diane P. Hardock, 68, of Salisbury Township, died May 10, 2018. She was the wife of John R. Hardock. They celebrated their 44th wedding anniversary this past April. Born in Allentown, she was the only child of the late Charles and Anna Marie (Bonner) Nauroth.

She was a 1967 graduate of St. Francis Academy and 1971 graduate of Moravian College, both in Bethlehem.

She briefly worked as an insurance agent at the Reinhard Insurance Group.

She was a member of St. Paul’s Roman Catholic Church, Allentown.

She loved horses.

Dongwon Park

Wednesday, May 16, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

of Lower Macungie Township

Dongwon Park, 86, of Lower Macungie Township, died May 6, 2018, in ManorCare, Allentown. He was the husband of Kiok Park. They were married for 67 years. Born in Asan, Korea, he was the son of the late Hong-Soon Park and So-Jae-Lee.

He was the owner of Green-N-Things grocery store, Allentown, for many years.

He was an entrepreneur in Korea before moving to the United States.

He was a member of Holy Angels Catholic Church, Philadelphia.

Jay Weaknecht

Wednesday, May 16, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

formerly of Emmaus

Jay Weaknecht, 88, formerly of Emmaus, died May 13, 2018, in The Health Center at Galloway, N.J. He was the husband of the late Kathryn E. (Stortz) Weaknecht. Born in Topton, he was the son of the late James W. and Marie (Lesher) Weaknecht.

He was a 1947 graduate of Kutztown High School.

He worked for Ritter Furniture as a carpet installer, custodian for Emmaus Moravian Church, and later worked in the maintenance department at East Penn School District, retiring in 1996.

He was a member of the Emmaus Moravian Church and the Emmaus Ambulance Corps.

Malcolm W. ‘Mick’ Riffert

Wednesday, May 16, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

of Macungie

Malcolm W. “Mick” Riffert, 80, of Macungie, died May 3, 2018, surrounded by his family. He was the husband of the late Carol A. Riffert, who died March 1, 2017. Born in Easton, he was a son of the late George and Estelle (Albert) Riffert.

He served our country faithfully in the U.S. Army during peacetime.

He was self-employed, owning and operating for many years GOC Service and M.W. Riffert Paint Contractor. He most recently worked for Graham Security, Macungie, as a security officer.

He was a member of First United Church of Christ, Easton.