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Evelyn L. Wieder

Wednesday, May 22, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

formerly of Emmaus

Evelyn L. Wieder, 94, of Northampton, formerly of Emmaus, died May 20, 2013, surrounded by her family, in her home. She was the wife of the late Frederick C.O. Wieder who died September 18, 2000. Born in Vera Cruz, she was the daughter of the late Charles and Daisy (Ringer) Kuehn.

She was a member of St. John's Lutheran Church, Emmaus and was a graduate of Emmaus High School, Class of 1937.

She was employed by Rodale Manufacturing for 32 years until her retirement.

Beatrice Mihala

Wednesday, May 22, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

of Salisbury Township

Beatrice Mihala, 87, of Salisbury Township, died May 15, 2013, in her home. She was the wife of the late William Mihala, who died in March. They were married for 70 years. Born in Hellertown, she was a daughter of the late John J. and Anna (Fasko) Rastocky.

She was a professional seamstress.

She was a lifelong member of Concordia Lutheran Church, Bethlehem and belonged to its Ladies Aid Society.

She was a member of the Lower Macungie Senior Citizens group.

Kenneth J. Marsh

Wednesday, May 22, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

of Alburtis

Kenneth J. Marsh, 55, of Alburtis, died May 13, 2013, in the loving surroundings of his home with his wife Sandi, daughter Deshanna and her husband Jesse Kropf, son, Daniel and his wife Brianne. They would have celebrated their 35th wedding anniversary on May 27.

The light of his life was his granddaughter Lennon Kendra. The most important element of his life was his family.

He loved the outdoors; enjoyed hunting and fishing, traveling all around the country to capture the ultimate trophy.

Theresa J. Flexer

Wednesday, May 22, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

formerly of Emmaus

Theresa J. Flexer, 40, of Lehighton, formerly of Emmaus, died May 15, 2013, at Gnaden Huetten Memorial Hospital, Lehighton. She was the daughter of the late Harris L. and Gloria J. (Reiss) Flexer.

She is survived by daughters, Stephanie J. of Bloomsburg and Amber L. Pierce of Allentown; brother, Daniel S. of Emmaus; sister, Barbara A. Carlance of Chinchilla; and future son-in-law, Adam J. Reedy of Bloomsburg.

Services will be private at the convenience of the family.

Contributions may be made to the American Diabetes Association.

Catherine I. Eddinger

Wednesday, May 15, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

of Macungie

Catherine I. Eddinger, 92, of Macungie, died May 6, 2013, in her son's residence. She was the wife of the late Harold Eddinger, who died in 2009. Previously she was married to the late John Peter Fritsch. Born in Minesite, she was the daughter of the late Peter and Ida Kline (Meck) Strauss.

She worked in the medical records department at Sacred Heart Hospital, retiring in 1984. Previously she was a hairdresser and also worked for the former General Seating Co. in Topton.

She was a life member of the Macungie Historical Society.

Grace T. Moyer

Wednesday, May 15, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

of Macungie

Grace T. Moyer, 76, of Macungie, died May 10, 2013, in Lehigh Valley Hospital Hospice Center. She was the wife of Richard P. Moyer Sr., with whom she celebrated 57 years of marriage. Born in Hamburg, she was the daughter of the late Jacob and Grace (Roth) Turner.

She worked as a residents' manager for Moravian House in Bethlehem. Previously she was a nurse's aide at the Hamburg State School and Hospital Center.

She was a member of Bethany United Methodist Church, Wescosville.

Marie B. Molnar

Wednesday, May 15, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

of Lower Macungie Township

Marie B. Molnar, 68, of Lower Macungie Township, died May 9, 2013, at her home. Born in Fountain Hill, she was a daughter of the late Raymond W. and Geraldine M. (David) Kirk.

She was a secretary at the former Triangle Lumber, Quakertown and The Guardian Life Insurance Company.

She was a member of Bethany United Methodist Church, Wescosville where she was an aide for the church's preschool and played on the bell choir.

James Q. Kressler

Wednesday, May 15, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

of Emmaus

James Q. Kressler, 55, of Emmaus, died May 5, 2013, at the Lehigh Valley Hospice-Inpatient Unit. He was the fiance of Beverly Buchman. Born in Norfolk, Va., he was a son of George and Ann (Quiney) Kressler.

He worked for B. Braun as an extrusion technician for over 10 years.

He was a member of the Reading Motorcycle Club and enjoyed riding his Harley, hunting and fishing.

He is survived by his fiancee; children, Joshua, Kippi Jo, and Zachary; siblings, Kenneth, Georgeann Schenk, and Sally; nieces, nephews, and his beloved beagle, Buddy.

Raymond J. Mihalik

Wednesday, May 15, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

member of St. Ann's church

Raymond J. Mihalik, 85, of Allentown, died May 10, 2013, at the Inpatient Hospice Unit at Lehigh Valley Hospital, Allentown. He was the husband of H. Jayne (Lindenmuth) Mihalik. They were married for 66 years. Born in Allentown, he was the son of the late John and Lena (Winkler) Mihalik.

He served two years in the U.S. Navy aboard the USS Marias during World War II.

He graduated from Allentown High School in 1947.

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

Stirling E. Woodin Sr.

Wednesday, May 15, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

St. Anne's Episcopal member

Stirling E. Woodin Sr., 93, of Bethany Village, Mechanicsburg and formerly of Allentown, died April 29, 2013, with his family by his side. He was the husband of Amalie M. Rapp Woodin. They celebrated 63 years of marriage. Born in Gibraltar, he was the son of the late Harry and Jane Cole Woodin.

He was very gifted with languages, speaking Spanish, Italian, Portugese, and French, starting as a translator with Mack Trucks, Allentown and retiring after 37 years as export traffic manager.