Patricia Ann (Fean) Lauman, 59, of Macungie, died May 23, 2013, at her home with her family by her side. She was the wife of Thomas E. Lauman Sr. Born in Philadelphia, she was the daughter of the late John and Mary (Romejko) Fean.
She was a devoted mother who made her children's happiness her main concern. Her infectious laugh and ability to make lite of even the worst situations will be missed by many. She left this world early, courageously battling various forms of cancer for more than 14 years.
Irene K. Boyer, 91, of Emmaus, died May 22, 2013, at Lehigh Valley Hospice Inpatient Unit, Allentown. She was the wife of Bernard A. Boyer. They would have celebrated 67 years of marriage June 7. Born in Freeland, she was the daughter of the late John and Irene (Krupa) Katris.
She was a secretary at AR ULANS Real Estate, the Pentagon and the U.S. Embassy in Greece.
She was a member of St. Ann's Catholic Church, Emmaus.
She was an avid bowler at Emmaus and Mountainville Lanes.
Sandra F. Groman, 66, of Zionsville, died May 20, 2013, in Lehigh Valley Hospital, Salsibury Township. Born in Allentown, she was the daughter of the late Warren P. "Jack" and Mae A. (Wagner) Walbert.
She was a forklift operator for Nestle Purina, formerly Alpo in Allentown for 24 years until 2002.
She is survived by a son, Jack W. Geist of Bethlehem; five stepchildren; brother, Ray W. Walbert and his friend Nancy; 10 grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by a son, Jade Mantz.
Miriam Chaney, 70, of Macun-gie, died May 20, 2013, in Lehigh Valley Hospital, surrounded by her three children. She was the wife of the late Floyd Chaney for 48 years before his death in 2010. Born in Brooklyn, N.Y., she was the daughter of the late Dora Lee McMillan.
She was a dedicated wife and mother who had a love for children that knew no limits. For many years she ran a daycare center from her home and also was a long serviced employee of the Little People Daycare Center in Bethlehem.
Mary G. Apgar, 85, of Emmaus, died May 23, 2013, in Westminster Village Nursing Home, Allentown. She was the wife of Clark F. Apgar. They celebrated 59 years of marriage. Born in East Mauch Chunk, now Jim Thorpe, she was the daughter of the late Matthew J. and Gertrude (Sheridan) Tobin.
She was a devote Roman Catholic and a member of St. Ann's Catholic Church, Emmaus.
She was a graduate of Drake College and Jim Thorpe High School.
She was a bookkeeper, having worked for Apgar Oil Co., Sterns & Co. and New Jersey Central Railroad over the course of her career.
Zolton J. Kortvely, 85, of Wescos-ville, died May 21, 2013. He was the husband of Joanne (McKee) Kortvely. They were married for 60 years this past October. Born in Allentown, he was a son of the late Joseph and Bertha (Deak) Kortvely.
He attended Allentown High School, Class of 1945, and then served with the Coast Guard and the Army, as a tank commander, achieving the rank of sergeant.
He obtained a degree in electrical engineering from the University of Tennessee in 1959.
Ruth Zacharda, 61, of Emmaus, died May 26, 2013, in Lehigh Valley Hospital Inpatient Hospice. She was the wife of Jack W. Zacharda and the late Terry L. Miller. Born in Allentown, she was the daughter of Helen (Godusky) Rohrbach of Emmaus and the late Roger Rohrbach.
She was a clerk at the Emmaus Bakery.
She was a member of St. Peter's Union Church, Macungie.
She was a former member of the Lower Lehigh Lioness Club and Citizens Fire Co. #2 Ladies Auxiliary.
Richard P. Savaki, 66, of Emmaus, died May 22, 2013, at home. Born in the American Sector, Berlin, Germany, he was a son of the late Kathleen (Milsom) and August Joseph Savaki.
He was involved in the automotive industry throughout his life.
He is survived by daughters, Jacqueline Tittus of Quakertown, Leeann M. Bossoms of Whitehall; son, August J. of Allentown; brothers, John Stainer of California, William of West Portal, N.J.; companion, Joanne DeLong of Macungie; seven grandchildren; four great-grandchildren.
Ronald "Larry" P. Henry, 72, of Macungie, died in his residence on May 20, 2013. Born in Allentown, he was the husband of Cleo (Engleman) Henry. He was the son of the late Dorothy Henry.
He was employed as a truck driver at various places, most recently working at Love Homes.
Carole S. Bosch, 69, of Wescosville, died May 20, 2013, at home. She was the wife of the late Gerard Bosch, who died in May, 1996. Born in Allentown, she was the daughter of the late Walter and Arbutus (Gross) Stephens.
She was a supervisor of housekeeping at Lehigh Valley Hospital, Salisbury Township since it opened, retiring in 2009.
After retirement, she devoted her time to her family and pets.