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Robert L. Reimer

Wednesday, August 15, 2012 by The Press in Obituaries

of Wescosville

Robert L. "Whiskey" Reimer, 73, of Wescosville, formerly of Northampton, died August 4, 2012, in his home surrounded by his loving family, after a battle with lung cancer. He was the husband of Barbara A. (Fritts) Reimer. They would have celebrated 48 years of marriage in November. Born in Cherryville, he was the son of the late Lester A. and Esther M. (Shover) Reimer.

He was a 1957 graduate of Northampton Area High School. He was well known in the Lehigh Valley for his excellence on the baseball and football fields.

William E. Garber

Wednesday, August 15, 2012 by The Press in Obituaries

Scout Master for Troop 431

William E. Garber, 59, of Zionsville, died August 8, 2012, in Lehigh Valley Hospice, Allentown. Born in Philadelphia, he was a son of the late Ralph and Mary (Frederick) Garber.

A graduate of Drexel University with a degree in chemical engineering, he was employed by Air Products & Chemicals, working 35 years at the Trexlertown office. His assignments were in engineering, operations and information systems. He was a pioneer inside Air Products in the use of supervisory computers for the control and optimization of chemical and industrial gases in manufacturing plants.

Jean B. Acker

Wednesday, August 15, 2012 by The Press in Obituaries

of Emmaus

Jean B. Acker, 70, of Emmaus, died August 5, 2012, in Lehigh Valley Hospice Unit. She was the wife of David E. Acker. They celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on June 9, 2012. Born in Macungie, she ws the daughter of the late T.A. Richard and May L. (Reinhard) Glass.

She worked as an accounts payable clerk, secretary for a CPA firm, secretary for Emmaus Ford, and worked in accounts payable for Penn Foam last working in 2011.

Hunter David Bremmer

Wednesday, August 15, 2012 by The Press in Obituaries

property manager

Hunter David Bremmer, 31, of Hatfield, formerly of the Lehigh Valley, died July 27, 2012, in Hatfield. Born in Allentown, he was the son of David E. Bremmer, of Macungie, and Mary-Susan (Sebring) Lesster, of Allentown.

He was a 2000 graduate of Emmaus High School. He earned an associate's degree in electrical technology from Lehigh Carbon Community College in Dec. 2011.

He was the property manager of Heritage Village, Hatfield, apartment complex.

Paul Hertl

Wednesday, August 15, 2012 by The Press in Obituaries

of Lower Macungie

Paul Hertl, 86, of Lower Macungie, died August 7, 2012, in Lehigh Valley Hospital, Cedar Crest. He was the husband of Evelyn (Turley) Hertl for 4.5 years. Born in Manhattan, N.Y., he was the son of the late Robert and Claire (Kornfeld) Hartl.

He honorably served his country in the U.S. Army, during World War II.

He worked as a sales rep. for Atlas Minerals and Chemicals in Mertztown for many years, until retiring.

He was an advocate for no smoking. He volunteered for Smoke Free L.V. and also for the Cancer Society.

Ruthann Schaeffer

Wednesday, August 15, 2012 by The Press in Obituaries

of Old Zionsville

Ruthann Schaeffer, 73, of Old Zions-ville, died peacefully, surrounded by her family August 7, 2012, in the Hospice House of the VNA of St. Luke's, Lower Saucon Township. She was the wife of Carl F. Schaeffer. The couple celebrated 54 years of marriage March 29. Born in Emmaus, she was the daughter of the late Luther and Viola (Shankweiler) David.

She was a member of Zion's Evangelical Lutheran Church, Old Zionsville, and was a graduate of Emmaus High School, Class of 1956, where she was in the color guard.