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Lois J. Koch

Wednesday, June 19, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

formerly of Emmaus

Lois J. Koch, 85, of Allentown, formerly of Emmaus, died June 7, 2013, in the memory support neighborhood of Bridgeways at the Phoebe Home. She was the wife of the late Williard C. Koch. Born in Allentown, she was the daughter of the late Harold and Ida Mae (Eck) Eckert.

In addition to being a homemaker, she worked part-time at Rodale Press for several years.

An active member of St. John's United Church of Christ, 139 N. 4th St., Emmaus, she was a greeter, Sunday school teacher, and altar guild member.

She was a volunteer at the Allentown soup kitchen.

Harold J. Seibert

Wednesday, June 12, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

of Allentown

Harold J. Seibert, 84, of Allentown, died June 6, 2013, in Lehigh Valley Hospital. He was the husband of the late Lorraine and Arlene. Born in Hosensack, he was the son of the late Jennie and Paul Seibert.

He was a member of St. Peter's Union Church, Macungie.

He achieved able rank in the Sea Scouts and life rank in the Boy Scouts and received a life saving award.

He served on the USS Heintzelman and the USS Portsmouth for the Navy and also served in intelligence with the 4th infantry division.

Dr. Lyall F. Barnhardt

Wednesday, June 12, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

BSCorp. research engineer

Dr. Lyall F. Barnhardt, 87, of Lower Macungie Township, died in his residence surrounded by his loving family June 7, 2013. He was the husband of Betty J. (Snyder) Black Barnhardt. They celebrated their 25th wedding anniversary Sept. 2012. He was also the husband of the late Marilyn (Smith) Barnhardt. Born in Port Colborne, Ontario, Canada, he was a son of the late Ira D. and V. Mae (Snider) Barnhardt.

Mildred F. Crush

Wednesday, June 12, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

formerly of Center Valley

Mildred F. Crush, 95, formerly of Center Valley, died June 4, 2013, in Mosser Nursing Home. She was the wife of the late Harold H. Crush who died in 2006. Born in Emmaus, she was the daughter of the late John J. and Gertrude M. (Snyder) Voortman.

She was a homemaker and enjoyed cooking, baking and gardening. Prior to that she worked for the former General Electric.

She was a member of Faith U.C.C., Center Valley.

Mary L. Hunsicker

Wednesday, June 12, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

of Allentown

Mary L. Hunsicker, 84, of Allentown, died June 5, 2013, in Lehigh Valley Hospital. She was the wife of the late Lewis E. Hunsicker Jr., who died in 1998. Born in Allentown, she was a daughter of the late Willard W. and Perma R. (Kern) Christman.

Along with her husband, she owned and operated, Lewis E. Hunsicker Jr. Excavating, Allentown, for 60 years. In her younger years, she taught elementary school in Allentown.

She was a member of St. Paul's Evangelical Lutheran Church, Allentown.

She graduated from West Chester Teacher's College in 1950.

Jennie Irene Williams

Wednesday, June 12, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

100, of Emmaus

Jennie Irene (Kline) Williams, 100, longtime resident of Emmaus and beloved aunt, died June 7, 2013, in her home, with homecare provided by her great-niece, Janelle. She was the wife of the late Albert (Nun) Williams, who died Aug. 10, 2000. Born in Vera Cruz, she was a daughter of Harrison and Katie C. (Frey) Kline.

She was a member of Zion's Evangelical Lutheran Church, Old Zionsville and an associate member of Grace Church at the Lutheran Home, Topton.

Raymond Silnik

Wednesday, June 12, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

of Emmaus

Raymond L. Silnik, 87, of Emmaus, died June 10, 2013, at the VNA Hospice House of St Luke's, Bethlehem. He was the husband of the late Betty E. H. Schoch.

He served in the U.S. Navy during World War II and he was employed at Mack Trucks for 26 years until retiring.

He was a former member of St. Ann's Catholic Church, Emmaus.

He is survived by a son, Raymond P. of Allentown; granddaughter, Stacy Silnik; brother-in-law, Kent Schoch of Charlotte, N.C. He was predeceased by a daughter-in-law, Deborah.

Ann Evancho Davies

Wednesday, June 12, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

member of St. Ann Church

Ann Evancho Davies, 95, of both Emmaus and State College, died June 5, 2013, at The Fairways at Brookline Village in State College. She was the wife of the late Ogden R. Davies, who died in 1995. Born in Eckley, she was the daughter of the late Andrew and Helen (Yanick) Evancho.

She was a member of the Church of St. Ann in Emmaus and attended Our Lady of Victory in State College.

She is survived by five stepchildren; eight grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by seven brothers; four sisters; and a grandson.