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Service Electric Cable TV, & Communications loses CEO

Wednesday, August 22, 2012 by The Press in Obituaries

John Walson Jr. dies at home following short battle with cancer

John Walson Jr., 63, of South Whitehall Township, president and CEO of Service Electric Cable TV & Communications, died in his home Aug. 19, 2012, after a short battle with cancer.

He was the loving husband of 40 years to Gloria (Salash) Walson and the proud father of John M. Walson and Michelle Walson Kuykendall.

Dale D. Hoffman

Wednesday, August 22, 2012 by The Press in Obituaries

formerly of Alburtis

Dale D. "Chubby" Hoffman, 86, formerly of Alburtis, died August 10, 2012, in Mosser Nursing Home, Trexlertown. He was the husband of Elizabeth C. (Knerr) Hoffman, also a resident at Mosser Nursing Home. They recently celebrated their 55th wedding anniversary on July 6. Born in Alburtis, he was a son of the late Spencer and Katie (Weidner) Hoffman.

He was a member of Church of the Good Shepherd United Church of Christ, Alburtis.

He was a veteran of the U.S. Navy, having served in World War II.

Joan M. Tunitis

Wednesday, August 22, 2012 by The Press in Obituaries

of Macungie

Joan M. Tunitis, 83, of Macungie, died August 18, 2012, at Lehigh Valley Hospital, Salisbury Township. She was the wife of J. Edmund Tunitis. Born in Philadelphia, she was a daughter of the late Thomas M. and Catherine (Cavanaugh) McCormick.

She was a graduate of Immaculata College.

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

She is survived by her husband; children, Joseph, Susan Liberi, Joan Brofft, Jeannette Berean, John and Thomas; sister, Sr. Theresa Marian, IHM; 15 grandchildren; four great-grandchildren.

Mary A. Rossillo

Wednesday, August 22, 2012 by The Press in Obituaries

of Salisbury Township

Mary A. Rossillo, 91, of Salisbury Township, died August 12, 2012, at the home of her daughter Mary Rivera in Bethlehem. She was the wife of the late Rosario J. "The Boss" Rossillo in 1992. Born in Pulcherini, Latina, Italy, she was the daughter of the late Stefano and Giuseppa Rossillo Pannone.

She was a long time member of St. Paul's R.C. Church, Allentown.

Along with her husband she was co-owner of the former Rossillo Sportswear Company of Allentown and Coplay for over 15 years.

Phyllis K. Harwick

Wednesday, August 22, 2012 by The Press in Obituaries

of Lower Macungie Township

Phyllis K. Harwick, 85, of Lower Macungie Township, formerly of Emmaus, died August 14, 2012. She was the wife of the late Lester M. Harwick, who died April 21, 2012. Born in Emmaus, she was the daughter of the late Frederick W. and Mae (Kremser) Reinhart.

She and her late husband were the owners of the former Harwick Pharmacy in Emmaus for 20 years until retiring.

Donald F. Miller

Wednesday, August 22, 2012 by The Press in Obituaries

union carpenter

Donald F. Miller, 78, died July 31, 2012, at home surrounded by his loving family. He was the husband of Barbara (Sobjak) Miller. Born in Coopersburg, he was a son of the late Clarence and Elinor (Knappenberger) Miller.

He served his country honorably in the U.S. Navy.

He worked as a carpenter under the Local Union 1595 of Montgomery County.

He was a member of St. Philip Neri Catholic Church.

He was a former member of both Milford Township and Trumbauersville Lion Clubs, Yellow Rockers Square Dance Club, and Emmaus Senior League Golf Club.

William A. Baker Sr.

Wednesday, August 22, 2012 by The Press in Obituaries

of Emmaus

William A. Baker Sr., 71, of Emmaus, died August 13, 2012, in his residence. Born in Fairmont, W. Va., he was the son of the late Nora A. (Vincent) and Henry K. Baker Sr.

He was a retired over the road truck driver.

He is survived by his former wife, Pauline S.; children; brother; sisters; and grandchildren.

Contributions may be made to the funeral home to help defray expenses.

Arrangements were made by the Schantz Funeral Home, P.C., Emmaus.

Edna M. Kohler

Wednesday, August 22, 2012 by The Press in Obituaries

formerly of Zionsville

Edna M. Kohler, 95, formerly of Zionsville, died August 18, 2012, in Frederick Living, Montgomery County. She was the wife of the late Adolf Kohler who died in 1992. Born in Macungie, she was a daughter of the late Frederick and Jennie (Frey) Kistler.

He is survived by a son, Robert and his wife Mary Ann, of Pennsburg; sister, Alma Gannon; five grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren and seven great-great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by a daughter Doreen Sautter in 1962.

Marnelle G. Robinson

Wednesday, August 22, 2012 by The Press in Obituaries

of Macungie

Marnelle G. Robinson, 68, of Macungie, died August 12, 2012, surrounded by her loving family. Born in Sharon, she was the daughter of Elizabeth Johnson and the late Robert Doster.

She is survived by her mother; son, Joseph "Todd" Doster, brother, Robert Doster; grandchildren, Kayla and Noah Doster and extended family and friends.

Arrangements were made by the Irwin M. Judd Funeral Home, Allentown.