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Ora May Stephen

Wednesday, January 9, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

formerly of Emmaus

Ora May Stephen, 78, formerly of Emmaus, died January 1, 2013, at Fellowship Manor, Whitehall, with her family by her side. She was the wife of the late Paul J. Stephen. Born in Allentown, she was the daughter of the late Harvey W. and Lulu G. (Carl) Iobst.

Before retiring, she worked for Buckeye Pipeline and previously at Square D and Rodale Manufacturing Co.

She was a lifetime member of Emmaus Moravian Church,

Thomas P. Ferry Sr.

Wednesday, January 9, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

of Alburtis

Thomas P. Ferry Sr., 83, of Alburtis, died December 28, 2012, in Lehigh Center, Macungie. He was the husband of the late Helen C. (Keeney) Ferry, who died Oct. 19, 2011. Born in Alburtis, he was a son of the late Joseph M. and Anne K. (Hallinan) Ferry.

He was a member of Most Blessed Sacrament Roman Catholic Church, Bally.

He was a U.S. Army veteran of the Korean War.

He worked as a union supervisor with Local 600 Carpenters Union, Bethlehem, for 40 years.

Scott Carraher

Wednesday, January 9, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

member, PSU National Champs

Scott Carraher, 50, of Macungie, died January 5, 2013, in the loving arms of his wife and children. He bravely battled pancreatic cancer for 14 months. He was the husband of Gretchen (Warmkessel) Carraher. They were married for 27 years. Born in Pearl River, N.Y., he was the son of Doris (Huneke) Carraher and the late Lawrence Carraher.

Carlton Andrews

Wednesday, January 9, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

of Macungie

Carlton Andrews, 76, of Macungie, died at home January 6, 2013, after a courageous two-year battle with cancer. He was the husband of Patricia (Epting) Andrews. They would have celebrated their 53rd wedding anniversary Jan. 30. Born and raised in East Macungie, he was a son of the late Paul and Mildred (Raedler) Andrews.

He was a member of Grace Lutheran Church, Macungie, where he had served as a church council member and usher.

He worked as an expediter for Mack Trucks, retiring in November of 1991 with 22 years of service.

Ruth Caroline Boyd

Wednesday, January 9, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

of Macungie

Ruth Caroline Boyd, 92, of Macungie, formerly of Alburtis, died December 29, 2012, at home. She was the wife of the late Howard K. Boyd who died in 2003. Born in Wescosville, she was a daughter of the late Harry C. and Barbara I. (Rupp) Diefenderfer.

She and her late husband spent over 60 years farming in the Lehigh Valley.

She is survived by daughters, Suzanne Enright, of Horsham, and Barbara E. of Macungie.

Memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, Tenn., 38105.

Homer H. Hetrick

Wednesday, January 9, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

formerly of Zionsville

Homer H. Hetrick, 87, formerly of Zionsville, died December 31, 2012, at Pennsburg Manor. He was the husband of Virginia (Batman) Hetrick. Born in Kraussdale, he was the son of Herman and Eva (Kulp) Hetrick.

He worked for the Tyler Pipe Co. of Macungie, retiring in 1987.

He was a member of Shepherd of the Hills Church in Bechtelsville and the Upper Milford Western District Fire Co.

Wesley E. Timmcke

Wednesday, January 2, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

former Air Products executive

Wesley E. Timmcke, 85, of Emmaus, died December 27, 2012. He was married to Jean Timmcke for 20 years with whom he had six children. Jean passed away in 1967. After three years of raising children on his own, he married Joan MacKenzie who was an English teacher at Emmaus High School with two children of her own. He and Joan celebrated their 43rd wedding anniversary on Nov. 28, 2012. Born in Beloit, Wis., he was a son of Julius and Edna Timmcke. He was the third of five children with three brothers and a sister.

Beverly Ann Wohlbach

Wednesday, January 2, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

of Zionsville

Beverly Ann (Miller) Wohlbach, 71, of Zionsville, died December 23, 2012, at Lehigh Valley Hospital, Cedar Crest. She was the wife of Leon F. Wohlbach for 37 years on April 19. Born in Easton, she was a daughter of the late Carl F. and Arlene E. (Smith) Miller.

She was a bookkeeper and bill processor for Hospital Central Service Corp. in Allentown for 30 years.

She was a member of Palm Schwenkfelder Church where she was a past president and current treasurer of the Ladies Aide Society and also sang in the church choir.

Forrest Scholl Jr.

Wednesday, January 2, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

of Emmaus

Forrest Scholl Jr., 83, of Emmaus, died December 24, 2012, at Lehigh Valley Hospital, Cedar Crest. He was the husband of the late Greta M. (Stoudt) Scholl, who died Feb. 2, 2011. Born in Emmaus, he was the son of the late Forrest A. and Mabel E. (Keiser) Scholl.

He was a member of St. John's U.C.C., Emmaus, and served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War.

He was a lineman for the former Emaus Phone Company until retiring.

Clarence W. Frey

Wednesday, January 2, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

of Kutztown

Clarence W. Frey, 92, of Kutztown, died December 26, 2012, at Lehigh Valley Hospital, Cedar Crest.

He served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War.

He was a machinist at Caloric Corp., Topton for many years until retiring.

He is survived by a daughter, Leilani L. Heller-Dimmig; six grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren. He was predeceased by a son, Ronald C.

Arrangements were made by the Bachman, Kulik & Reinsmith Funeral Home, Emmaus.