Lena Maria Adamo, 56, of Em-maus, died tragically in a house fire March 17, 2013. Born in Passaic, N.J., she was raised in Garfield, N.J. moving to Pennsylvania 10 years ago. She was the companion of Bobby Taylor. She was a homemaker. She was the daughter of Mildred (Realmonte) Adamo and the late Anthony Adamo.
She was a member of the Kingdom Life Family Center, Orefield.
Anna C. Andrasek, 95, formerly of Salisbury Township, died March 29, 2013, in the Mary Ellen Convalescent Home, Hellertown. She was the wife of the late George Andrasek in August, 2001. Born in Vera Cruz, she was the daughter of the late Frank and Anna (Bukszar) Vince.
She was of the Catholic faith and a member of St. Paul's R.C. Church, Allentown.
She and her late husband owned and operated the former Mountainville Hotel for 47 years, until 1996.
Melissa Ann Twining, 48, of Emmaus, died March 17, 2013, in her residence as a result of a fire. Born in Phillipsburg, N.J., she was the daughter of Jacob Twining and Joan Pysher.
She worked for KFC and was a buss girl at the former Emmaus Diner.
She was a member of The Lutheran Church of the Holy Spirit for the last 14 years.
She loved to crochet and enjoyed spending time with family and friends and staying at her sister Robbyn's house.
Dawn D. Klinger, 74, of Allentown, died March 18, 2013, at Hospice House of VNA of St. Luke's, Bethlehem. She was the wife of the late Grant C. Klinger. Born in Allentown, she was the daughter of the late Charles and Florence (Reichard) Didra.
She was a member of Emmaus Congregation-Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses.
She was a graduate of Allentown High School and was an accomplished pianist.
Marjorie M. Ritter, 92, of Allentown, formerly of Sarasota, Fla., died March 18, 2013, in Country Meadows Nursing Home where she resided since last June. She was the wife of the late Donald J. Wieand Sr. and Winston Ritter. Born in Allentown, she was a daughter of the late Sarah (Fegley) Shupp Koenig and Fred Shupp. She was a homemaker.
She was a graduate of Emmaus High School and an avid bridge player.
Mary Dreisbach, 95, of Allentown, died March 19, 2013, in her home. She was the wife of the late Charles F. Dreisbach who died Aug. 28, 1984. Born in Macungie, she was the daughter of the late John and Mary (Holonich) Kalabisko.
She was an active member of Grace Lutheran Church, Macungie, where she served in many capacities, including Sunday school teacher, ingathering committee chairperson, and coordinator for the church flowers, nursery and usher list.
David Jenkins Jr., 65, of Emmaus, died March 17, 2013, as a result of a fire. Born in Brooklyn, N.Y., he was the son of the late David and Helen (Fennell) Jenkins.
He was a member of The Lutheran Church of the Holy Spirit, Emmaus.
He is survived by a daughter, Nancy of Doylestown. He was predeceased by his longtime companion, Melissa Ann Twining and her son, Montana James Twining.
Contributions may be made to the Emmaus Fire Victims Funeral Fund, P.O. Box 193, Emmaus, 18049.
Robert C. Boehmer, 80, of Breinigs ville, died March 24, 2013, at Lehigh Valley Allentown Hospice. He was the husband of Doris (Dippre) Boehmer with whom he shared 61 years of marriage. Born in Nuremberg, he was the son of the late Charles and Florence (Croll) Boehmer.
He was employed by Air Products for 38 years, retiring in 1986. After retiring he worked part-time work for Dries Hardware, Macungie.
He was a Navy Korean War veteran who served on the aircraft carriers Bennington and Hornet.
He was a long time member of The Lutheran Church of the Holy Spirit, Emmaus.
Montana James Twining, 16, of Emmaus, died March 17, 2013, in his residence as a result of a fire. Born in Allentown, he was the son of the late Melissa Ann Twining.
He was a student in the LCTI program at Emmaus High School, where he enjoyed working on cars and learning to cook.
He was a member of The Lutheran Church of the Holy Spirit, where he was baptized and confirmed.
He was a Boy Scout, enjoyed taking karate lessons, playing Wii and watching WWF wrestling.
William F. Mosser III, 83, of Emmaus, died March 17, 2013, in his home surrounded by his family. He was the husband of Midge (Goodhart) Mosser.
He is survived by his wife; son, David F.; and daughter, Mary Jo Serfass.
A memorial service will be held 2 p.m. Saturday, April 27, 2013, in The Lutheran Church of the Holy Spirit, Emmaus. The Schantz Funeral Home P.C., Emmaus is handling arrangements.