Peter T. Kalandiak, 92, of Emmaus, died Nov. 14, 2017, at Cedarbrook, Allentown. He was the son of the late John and Anna Kalandiak. Orphaned at a very young age, he was brought up by his late aunt, Anastasia Turczyn and her daughter, Mary Turczyn.
He was an economic development consultant with PPL for 33 years, retiring in 1986.
He was a member of St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Cathedral, Bethlehem and St. Stephen Orthodox Cathedral, Philadelphia. He was an active member of St. Nicholas Senior Citizens.
John P. Panczyszin, 65, of Macungie, died Nov. 30, 2017, at Lehigh Valley Hospital, Allentown. He was the husband of Rachel A. (Rack) Panczyszin, with whom he shared 35 years of marriage this past Nov. 20. Born in Allentown, he was the son of the late John and Helen (Kuzma) Panczyszin.
He was last employed by Tyco/formerly the Central Sprinkler Co., as a financial accountant. Prior to that he worked in the same capacity for both Mack Truck, Inc. and Ingersoll-Rand, Inc.
He enjoyed photography and was the owner and operator of Lasting Impression Photography for many years.
Barbara A. Rex, 76, of Emmaus, died Nov. 25, 2017. She was the wife of the late Howard T. Rex, Jr. Born in Catasauqua, she was a daughter of the late Robert L. and Gertrude V. (Barley) Dougherty.
She worked as a homemaker for L.C. Homemaker Health Aide Service.
She was a member of St. John’s U.C.C., Emmaus. She was a former member of St. John’s Lutheran Church, Allentown. She was also a former member of Mary Livingston Chapter #167 Order of the Eastern Star, where she received her Gold Pin for 25 years of membership.
Scott P. Dillensnyder, 62, of Emmaus, died Nov. 23, 2017, with his wife by his side in the Lehigh Valley Hospital, Salisbury Township, after a valiant fight against cancer. He was the husband of Louise Dillensnyder. They were married for 26 years last June. Born in Allentown, he was a son of the late John E. Dillensnyder Jr. and Dolores A. (Balliet) Dillensnyder.
Ray Patrick Miller, 85, of Emmaus, died Nov. 24, 2017, at Lehigh Valley Hospital, Salisbury Township. He was the husband of Bernice C. (Butz) Miller. Born in Emmaus, he was the son of the late Harry Luther and Elsie Rebecca (Hertzog) Miller.
He was an insurance agent with The Prudential Insurance Co.
He was a veteran of the United States Navy, having served during the Korean War.
He was a lifetime member of Bethel Bible Fellowship Church.
Margaret Mary (LaPoint) Robert, 71, of Macungie, died Nov. 22, 2017, surrounded by her loving family. She was the wife and best friend of 45 years to Maury Robert. Born in Honesdale, she was a daughter of the late Francis L. LaPoint and Margaret M. (Walsh) LaPoint.
Prior to retirement, she impacted hundreds of lives as a dedicated elementary school teacher.
She was a loving grandmother who especially enjoyed spending time with her grandsons in recent years, and her faith allowed her to face adversities with grace.
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.
Charles D. Yoachim Sr., 76, of Dillingersville, died Nov. 24, 2017, at Lehigh Valley Hospital, Salisbury Township. He as the husband of Arlene F. “Aunty Becky” (Reichelderfer) Yoachim. Born in Vera Cruz, he was a son of the late Paul J. and Marian A. (Ohl) Yoachim.
He was a self-employed farmer and refuse hauler.
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, 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.