Henry William Rappold Sr., 86, of Lower Macungie Township, died October 4, 2012, in Lehigh Center, Macungie. He was the husband of Jean (Markert) Rappold. They were married for 47 years in June.
He was a partner in the certified public accounting firm of Campbell Rappold & Yurasits, LLP in Allentown from 1951 until retiring in 2000. Born in York, he was the son of the late Charles H. and Hilda (Weber) Rappold.
He was a 1943 graduate of Allentown High School and a 1951 graduate of Penn State University.
He was an Army veteran of World War II.
Carol L. Hyndman, 69, of Emmaus, died September 28, 2012, at Valley Manor Nursing Home, Coopersburg. She was the wife of the late Ronald K. Hyndman Sr. Born in Philadelphia, she was a daughter of the late Leonard and Edna (McGinnis) Woodward.
She is survived by sons, Ronald K. Jr. of Emmaus, Michael W. of Catasauqua, Jeffrey S. of Danville, Ind., Gregory D. of Emmaus; sister, Nancy Lamb of Doylestown; 10 grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
Arrangements were made by the David J. Boyko Funeral Home, Macungie.
Anna M. (Angstadt) Tercha, 90, of Country Meadows, South Whitehall, died September 27, 2012, in St. Luke's Hospice House. She was the wife of the late Daniel Tercha.
She is survived by a son, John D. and his wife Carol of Newmanstown, daughter, Rev. Kathryn and her husband David Wieder of Allentown; brothers, John Angstadt of Allentown and Richard Angstadt of Tucson, Ariz.; sister, Barbara Kinkle of Milton, Del.; four grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.
Contributions may be made to VNA Hospice of St. Luke's, 2455 Black River Road, Bethlehem, 18015.
Houshang G. Hamadani, M.D., 75, of Salisbury Township, died October 6, 2012, at Lehigh Valley Hospital, Cedar Crest. He was the husband of Imelda (Rodriguez) Hamadani. They were married for 45 years. Born in Tehran, Iran, he was a son of the late Ali and Malak Hamadani. He came to the United States in 1960 for his residency in psychiatry and was in practice in Allentown since 1979.
He was an officer in many professional and civic organizations.
Marvin T. "Dutch" Eckhart, 75, of Salisbury Township, died October 7, 2012, in Manorcare, Allentown. He was the husband of Janice J. (Fischer) Eckhart, for 52 years. Born in Palmerton, he was a son of the late Malhon and Dorothy (Schmick) Eckhart.
He honorably served his country with the U.S. Navy, while serving on the USS Kitty Hawk.
He was a plumber for many years and a "Jack of All Trades."
Ronald Mark Howard, 73, of Emmaus, died September 26, 2012, with his wife and sons by his side. He was the husband of Priscilla Howard. They were married for 45 years. Born in Wilmington, Del., he was a son of Rose Battaglia Howard and the late Charles L. Howard.
Candice O. Cunningham, 61, of Lower Macungie Township, died September 29, 2012, in her home. She was the wife of the late Gary M. Cunningham. Born in Berwick, she was the daughter of the late Carl and Irene (Moyer) Unger.
She attended Bethany United Methodist Church, Wescosville.
She is survived by siblings, Carla Caprari, Clea Van-Liew, Carl, Carson, Carwin, Chris and Craig Unger; many nieces and nephews.
A memorial service will be held 11 a.m. Oct. 4 at Bethany United Methodist Church, 1208 Brookside Road, Wescosville.
Virginia V. Schueck Mest, 88, of Emmaus, died September 30, 2012, in Mosser Nursing Home, Trexlertown. She was the wife of the late Henry Mest and the late Melvin E. Schueck. Born in Vera Cruz, she was the daughter of the late Robert and Carrie (Stickler) Engleman.
She was a member of Zion's Evangelical Lutheran Church, Old Zionsville.
Wilhelmina M. Wolf, 97, of Luther Crest and formerly of Drexel Hill, died September 30, 2012, in Luther Crest. She was the wife of the late Vernon Wolf. Born in Baltimore, Md., she was the daughter of the late Christian Doering.
She worked in bookeeping and accounting for insurance companies.
She was a member of The Lutheran Church of the Holy Spirit, Emmaus and a member of Eastern Star.
She is survived by a son, David Lee of Burlington, Vt.; daughter, Verna and her husband Douglas MacGeorge of Allentown; six grandchildren; several great-grandchildren.
Verna Mae Gilbert, 88, formerly of Emmaus, died September 30, 2012, in the Lehigh Center, Lower Macungie Township. She was the wife of the late Roy B. Gilbert, who died March 7, 1995. Born in Allentown, she was the daughter of the late Milton M. and Anna Margaret (Bachman) Prechtel.
She was a member of St. John's United Church of Christ, Emmaus, where she served as a volunteer.