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.
Annette L. Weiss, 92, of Salisbury Township, died August 14, 2012, in St. Luke's Hospital, Fountain Hill. She was the wife of the late Kermit W. Weiss in 1997. Born in Allentown, she was the daughter of the late Harry C. and Leola (Griffith) Mickel.
She was of the Lutheran faith and a former member of Trinity Memorial Lutheran Church.
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, 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, 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, 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, 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., 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, 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, 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.