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Marie E. Xiques

Wednesday, February 13, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

of Lower Macungie Township

Marie E. Xiques, of Lower Macungie Township, died February 5, 2013, at Lehigh Valley Hospital, Salisbury Township. She was the wife of Miguel "Mike" Xiques Jr. They would have celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary May 16. Born in Allentown, she was a daughter of the late Frederick Miller and Lillian (Staples) Miller Solomon.

She was a member of First Presbyterian Church, Allentown.

She was a volunteer for Lehigh Valley Hospital.

She enjoyed cross stitch sewing and travel.

Josephine K. Hinkle

Wednesday, February 13, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

formerly of Emmaus

Josephine K. Hinkle, 94, formerly of Emmaus, a life-long educator and librarian, died February 5, 2013, at Arbor View, an extension of Willow Valley retirement community, Lancaster. She was the wife of the late James O. Hinkle. Born in Reading she was proud of her Pennsylvania German heritage.

She was the first member of her family to go to college, earning bachelor's and master's degrees in library science, both from Kutztown University. She served as librarian originally at Emmaus High School, and finally at Emmaus Junior High School.

Herman A. Ginder

Wednesday, February 13, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

of Macungie

Herman A. Ginder, 85, of Macungie, formerly of Allentown, died February 8, 2013, at Lehigh Valley Hospital, Inpatient Hospice Unit, Allentown. He was the husband of the late Jane F. (Roessler) Ginder. Born in Allentown, he was the son of the late Arthur and Esther (Bowman) Ginder.

He was a carpenter all of his life and worked for Butz Construction Co. for many years where he was a foreman. He was a member of the Carpenter Union #600.

He honorably served his country in the United States Marine Corp. during World War II. He then went on to the Naval Academy from 1947 to 1950.

Marjorie J. Hoier

Wednesday, February 13, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

of Macungie

Marjorie J. (Appleby) Hoier, 78, of Macungie, wife of the late Julius E. Hoier, died February 9, 2013.

She is survived by children, Eric, Christine; siblings, Phil, Elizabeth; grandchildren, Robert, Madison, Ben, Charlie.

A memorial service will be held 2 p.m. Friday at New Goshenhoppen UCC, East Greenville. Arrangements were made by the Mann-Slonaker Funeral Home, East Greenville.

Harry Norman Traugott

Wednesday, February 13, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

member of Grace Lutheran

Harry Norman Traugott, 94, died at Fellowship Manor. He was the husband of Elizabeth Anna Grab Traugott. They were married for 63 years. Born in Rochester, N.Y., he was the son of the late John and Katie Mae Traugott.

He served in the U.S. Army 5th Air Force during World War II in the South Pacific. He was made a lieutenant by General Douglas MacArthur and then served in the reserves as a Lt. Colonel. He received the Victory Medal, Combat Medals, Unit Citation and Purple Heart.

He worked for Curtis Publishing Co. in Philadelphia and later at BMT Publishing Co. in New York.

Therese C. Stellmah

Wednesday, February 6, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

of Emmaus

Therese C. Stellmah, 93, of Emmaus, formerly of Baptistown, N.J. and Nazareth, died January 28, 2013. She was the last surviving child of John and Anna Stellmah's 13 children.

She graduated from Frenchtown High School, worked as a secretary for US Bronze in Flemington, N.J. and The Children's Home Society in Trenton, N.J., and was an active member of Our Lady of Victories RC Church, Baptistown, N.J. Upon retirement, she moved to Nazareth, and fully enjoyed her home and parish life at Holy Family RC Church.

Richard Givre

Wednesday, February 6, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

of Lower Macungie Township

Richard Givre, 69, of Lower Macungie Township, died February 2, 2013, at Lehigh Valley Hospital, Salisbury Township. He was the husband of Julia (Tobias) Givre. They were married for 44 years last June. Born in Bronx, N.Y., he was a son of the late Irving and Ida (Perry) Givre.

He was a retired self-employed businessman.

He is survived by his wife; brother, Jerry; nieces and nephews.

Contributions may be made to the American Kidney Fund, 6110 Executive Blvd., Rockville, Md., 20852.

Arrangements were made by the Bachman, Kulik & Reinsmith Funeral Home, Allentown.

Thomas G. Treskot

Wednesday, February 6, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

of Salisbury Township

Thomas G. Treskot, 60, of Salisbury Township, died February 3, 2013, at his residence surrounded by his loving wife and family. He was the husband of Jane L. (Nenscel) Treskot. They celebrated their 41st wedding anniversary in January. Born in Palmerton, he was the son of the late Charles and Dorothy Mahler Treskot.

He was a parts counter associate at Lehigh Valley Honda, Allentown, for 42 years.