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Earl P. Geist

Wednesday, November 7, 2012 by The Press in Obituaries

of Macungie

Earl P. Geist, 92, of Macungie, died November 3, 2012, in Lehigh Valley Hospital. He was the husband of Anna M. (Schmoyer) Geist. They celebrated their 66th wedding anniversary in April. Born in East Texas, he was a son of the late Paul Geist and Edna Siegfried.

He was a meat smoker for 14 years at the former A&B Meat Packing Company and Wilson Meat Packing Company in Allentown, retiring in 1984.

He was a member of Huff's Union Church, Alburtis, serving on church and was past treasurer of the park board for 32 years.

He was an Army veteran of World War II.

John C. Timmins

Wednesday, October 31, 2012 by The Press in Obituaries

involved in reenactment groups

John C. Timmins, 93, of Allentown, lived a long, adventure-filled life and died October 26, 2012, in his home and on his terms. He was the husband of the late Zelda (Miller) Timmons. Born in Allentown, he was the son of the late Herbert C. and Pearl V. (Crum) Timmins.

He was a 1937 graduate of William Allen High School and earned an engineering degree from Penn State.

He worked as an engineer for Rodale Manufacturing for 35 years, retiring in 1981.

He honorably served his country in the Army during World War II, earning a purple heart.

Mader Services

Wednesday, October 31, 2012 by The Press in Obituaries

The viewing for the Hon. Robert W. Mader, Mayor of Alburtis, who died suddenly October 22, will be held 5 to 8:30 p.m.Wednesday, Nov. 7 in the Alburtis Volunteer Fire Company, 328 South Main St., Alburtis. Funeral services will be held 10 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 8 in the Church of the Good Shepherd United Church of Christ, 135 Quarry Road, Alburtis.

Winifred K. Davis

Wednesday, October 31, 2012 by The Press in Obituaries

of Macungie

Winifred "Winnie" Davis, 66, of Macungie, died October 26, 2012. She was the wife of Jeffrey B. Davis for 47 years. Born in Allentown, she was the daughter of the late Jerome W. and Hilda (Keim) Weiss.

She was a nurse at the Topton Lutheran Home for many years.

She was a 1964 graduate of Dieruff High School.

She is survived by her husband; daughter, Wendy and her husband David Suppes; son, Jeffrey S.; granddaughter, Morgan; sister, Virginia Klimeck.

Contributions may be made to Animals in Distress, 5075 Limeport Pike, Coopersburg, 18036.

Evelyn J. Schwartz

Wednesday, October 31, 2012 by The Press in Obituaries

formerly of Macungie

Evelyn J. Schwartz, 85, formerly of Macungie, died October 25, 2012, in Cedarbrook Fountain Hill. She was the wife of the late James H. Schwartz Jr. Born in Alburtis, she was the daughter of the late John and Edna (Heiser) Kelly.

She worked in the laundry and housekeeping department at Brookside Country Club.

She was a member of Church of the Good Shepherd U.C.C., Alburtis.

She is survived by daughters, Karen A. Parke of Bechtelsville, Kathie L. and her husband Steven Dini of Alburtis, and Kay L. Falvey of Sebastian, Fla.; five grandchildren; three great-grandchildren.

Allen H. Trumbauer

Wednesday, October 31, 2012 by The Press in Obituaries

formerly of Breinigsville

Allen H. Trumbauer, 63, of Somers, Mont., formerly of Breinigsville, died September 20, 2012, at home after a courageous four year battle with cancer. Born in Allentown, he was the son of the late Charles C. and Grace A. (Meitzler) Trumbauer.

He honorably served his country in the Army during Vietnam.

He is survived by his companion of eight years, Rhonda Shotwell; brothers, David A. and his wife Roseann of Macungie and Robert C. of Hatfield; sisters, Nancy A. Bowman of Whitehall and Mary L. George of Emmaus; nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by a brother, Richard.

Eva Suzanne Krall Forndran

Wednesday, October 31, 2012 by The Press in Obituaries

of Emmaus

Eva Suzanne Krall Forndran, 88, of Emmaus, died October 23, 2012, in her home. She endured a long time with frontal temporal dementia (Pick's Disease). She was the wife of the late Werner Ernst Forndran, artist and pigment chemist, who died in 1990. Born in Vienna, Austria, she was the daughter of the late Carl and Bertha (Legerer) Krall.

She attended the Fine Arts Academy in Vienna and received her license in early childhood education in Freiburg, Germany before emigrating to the United States in 1957 with her family.

Patricia Lynn Conrad

Wednesday, October 31, 2012 by The Press in Obituaries

U.S. postal carrier

Patricia Lynn Conrad, 61, of Macungie, died October 17, 2012, at home. She was the wife of John Tycholiz. Born in Lansdale, she was the daughter of Pauline (Rutherford), wife of Theodore Pietrafessa and the late John Knight.

She retired from the U.S. Postal Service where she worked for 23 years as a mail carrier in Tampa, Fla. Previously she worked in real estate sales in the area at Singer-Hacker, and Century 21 Scandola Conrad Relators.

She is survived by her husband; mother and stepfather; brother, Rick Pietrafessa, of Allentown.

Isabel E. Kistler

Wednesday, October 31, 2012 by The Press in Obituaries

Emmaus Newcomers Club member

Isabel E. Kistler, 89, of the Masonic Village at Elizabethtown, died October 26, 2012. She was the wife of the late Charles A. Kistler. Born in Shamrock, she was the daughter of Abram M. and Clara S. (Miller) Lehman.

She was employed at Hess Brothers in Allentown until her retirement.

She was a member of New Jerusalem U.C.C.

She was a member of Ontelaunee Region Car Club and the Automobile Club of America. She was also a member of the Emmaus Newcomers Club.