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Vernon H. Oswald

Wednesday, November 7, 2012 by The Press in Obituaries

Ossie's Coin Shop owner

Vernon H. Oswald Sr., "Ossie," 86, of Emmaus, died October 29, 2012, in his home. He was the husband of the late Helen J. (Feist) Oswald, who died Feb. 29, 2012. Born in Emmaus, he was the son of the late Howard E. and Carrie E. (Fegely) Oswald.

He was a member of St. John's Lutheran Church, Emmaus and was a naval veteran serving during World War II.

He was the owner of Ossie's Coin Shop in Allentown and was a member of the Kiwanis Club of Emmaus.

Alice E. Kleckner

Wednesday, November 7, 2012 by The Press in Obituaries

of Allentown

Alice E. Kleckner, 88, of Allentown, died November 4, 2012, in the Lehigh Valley Hospital, Salisbury Township. She was the wife of Franklin W. Kleckner. They were married for 67 years in September. She was a homemaker.

Born in Lansford, she was the daughter of the late Harry T. and Addie R. (Woodbridge) Pry.

She is survived by her husband; sons, William F. and his wife Talitha of The Villages, Fla., Glen T. and his wife Louise of Allentown; daughter, AddieAnn and her husband Rick Sherer of New Tripoli; seven grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren.

Althea Miller Randall

Wednesday, November 7, 2012 by The Press in Obituaries

formerly of Emmaus

Althea Miller Randall, 94, formerly of Emmaus, died October 29, 2012, in Lehigh Commons, Macungie. She was the wife of the late Pierce Randall, who died in 2005. They celebrated 64 years of marriage on Jan. 25, 2005. Born in Macungie, she was the daughter of the late Howard and Annie (Race) Miller.

She graduated from Emmaus High School in 1936 and attended her 50th high school reunion in 1986.

Earl P. Geist

Wednesday, November 7, 2012 by The Press in Obituaries

of Macungie

Earl P. Geist, 92, of Macungie, died November 3, 2012, in Lehigh Valley Hospital. He was the husband of Anna M. (Schmoyer) Geist. They celebrated their 66th wedding anniversary in April. Born in East Texas, he was a son of the late Paul Geist and Edna Siegfried.

He was a meat smoker for 14 years at the former A&B Meat Packing Company and Wilson Meat Packing Company in Allentown, retiring in 1984.

He was a member of Huff's Union Church, Alburtis, serving on church and was past treasurer of the park board for 32 years.

He was an Army veteran of World War II.

John C. Timmins

Wednesday, October 31, 2012 by The Press in Obituaries

involved in reenactment groups

John C. Timmins, 93, of Allentown, lived a long, adventure-filled life and died October 26, 2012, in his home and on his terms. He was the husband of the late Zelda (Miller) Timmons. Born in Allentown, he was the son of the late Herbert C. and Pearl V. (Crum) Timmins.

He was a 1937 graduate of William Allen High School and earned an engineering degree from Penn State.

He worked as an engineer for Rodale Manufacturing for 35 years, retiring in 1981.

He honorably served his country in the Army during World War II, earning a purple heart.

Mader Services

Wednesday, October 31, 2012 by The Press in Obituaries

The viewing for the Hon. Robert W. Mader, Mayor of Alburtis, who died suddenly October 22, will be held 5 to 8:30 p.m.Wednesday, Nov. 7 in the Alburtis Volunteer Fire Company, 328 South Main St., Alburtis. Funeral services will be held 10 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 8 in the Church of the Good Shepherd United Church of Christ, 135 Quarry Road, Alburtis.

Winifred K. Davis

Wednesday, October 31, 2012 by The Press in Obituaries

of Macungie

Winifred "Winnie" Davis, 66, of Macungie, died October 26, 2012. She was the wife of Jeffrey B. Davis for 47 years. Born in Allentown, she was the daughter of the late Jerome W. and Hilda (Keim) Weiss.

She was a nurse at the Topton Lutheran Home for many years.

She was a 1964 graduate of Dieruff High School.

She is survived by her husband; daughter, Wendy and her husband David Suppes; son, Jeffrey S.; granddaughter, Morgan; sister, Virginia Klimeck.

Contributions may be made to Animals in Distress, 5075 Limeport Pike, Coopersburg, 18036.

Evelyn J. Schwartz

Wednesday, October 31, 2012 by The Press in Obituaries

formerly of Macungie

Evelyn J. Schwartz, 85, formerly of Macungie, died October 25, 2012, in Cedarbrook Fountain Hill. She was the wife of the late James H. Schwartz Jr. Born in Alburtis, she was the daughter of the late John and Edna (Heiser) Kelly.

She worked in the laundry and housekeeping department at Brookside Country Club.

She was a member of Church of the Good Shepherd U.C.C., Alburtis.

She is survived by daughters, Karen A. Parke of Bechtelsville, Kathie L. and her husband Steven Dini of Alburtis, and Kay L. Falvey of Sebastian, Fla.; five grandchildren; three great-grandchildren.

Allen H. Trumbauer

Wednesday, October 31, 2012 by The Press in Obituaries

formerly of Breinigsville

Allen H. Trumbauer, 63, of Somers, Mont., formerly of Breinigsville, died September 20, 2012, at home after a courageous four year battle with cancer. Born in Allentown, he was the son of the late Charles C. and Grace A. (Meitzler) Trumbauer.

He honorably served his country in the Army during Vietnam.

He is survived by his companion of eight years, Rhonda Shotwell; brothers, David A. and his wife Roseann of Macungie and Robert C. of Hatfield; sisters, Nancy A. Bowman of Whitehall and Mary L. George of Emmaus; nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by a brother, Richard.