Robert L. Lindenmuth, 91, of Emmaus, died January 13, 2013, in the Lehigh Valley Hospital, Salisbury Township. He was the husband of the late Bette G. (Minnich) Lindenmuth.
He was a truck driver for Modern Transfer for 25 years, retiring in 1983. Previously, he worked for Reading Railroad for many years. After retiring, he worked part time at John Monahan Real Estate and Weis Markets.
He was a World War II veteran and served as a sergeant with the U.S. Army.
He was passionate about golf and was still active in his pool league.
Donald L. Gambler, 63, of Allentown, formerly of Alburtis, died January 13, 2013, in Good Shepherd Specialty Hospital, Allentown. Born in Alburtis, he was a son of the late Paul W. and Catherine R. (Szilli) Gambler.
He was a member of Zion Lehigh Lutheran Church, Alburtis.
He is survived by brothers, Gerald G. and his wife Roxann E. (O'Brien), of Alburtis, and Ronald R. and his wife Paulette E. (Fenstermaker), of Fogelsville; sister-in-law, Carol S. (Conrad), wife of the late Paul K., of Promised Land.
Dr. William G. Bartholo-mew, 96, formerly of Emmaus, a lifelong educator who served as the first executive director of the Carbon-Lehigh Intermediate Unit and as a leader in the planning and formation of the Lehigh County Vocational Technical School and the Lehigh/Carbon Community College, died January 4, 2013, at Luther Crest Retirement Community in Allentown. He was the husband of the late Carrie (Paules) Bartholomew. He was born in West Catasauqua.
Miss Avery Elisabeth Williams, of Macungie, died January 6, 2013, at Lehigh Valley Hospital. Born in Salisbury Township January 5, 2013, she was the daughter of Joshua D. and Ashley N. (Shurin) Williams.
She was a member of Salem Bible Church.
Ronald Richards, 77, of Emmaus, died January 4, 2013, in Lehigh Valley Hospital, Salisbury Township after a prolonged illness. He was the husband of Dorothy (Holton) Richards for 56 years. Born in Coaldale, he was the youngest son of the late Norman and Hilda Richards.
He was a graduate of Coaldale High School, class of 1953 where he participated in sports.
He served in the U.S. Navy and spent time aboard the USS Pictor.
He worked for Air Products and later owned and operated a jewelry store for 48 years.
Janice L. "Jan" Eckenrod, 62, of Upper Mac-ungie Township, died December 31, 2012, in her home surrounded by her loving family. She was the wife of Butch M. Eckenrod, for the past 14 years. Born in Allentown, she was a daughter of Betty J. (Schwindenhammer) O'Donnell and the late Bernard R. O'Donnell, who died July 7, 2012.
She was the owner of Magiclean Powerwash Service, Emmaus, until retiring.
Arthur J. Brimble, 73, of Emmaus, died January 4, 2013, in the Mary Ellen Convalescent Home in Hellertown. Born in Lansford, he was the son of the late Arthur J. and Mary (Evetushick) Brimble.
He was employed in the receiving department of Mack Trucks for many years.
He was an avid Dallas Cowboys fan.
He is survived by a brother, Gary M. Sr. and his wife Ann Marie of Emmaus; nephews, Gary M. Jr. and Christopher; niece, Michelle and her husband Bart Schmidt.
Arrangements were made by the Bachman, Kulik & Reinsmith Funeral Home, Emmaus.
Edgar R. Dennis, 84, of Emmaus, died January 4, 2013, in St. Luke's Hospital, Allentown. He was the husband of Marjorie L. (Dundore) Dennis. The couple would have celebrated 60 years of marriage June 14. Born in Emmaus, he was the son of the late Edgar L. and Esther M. (Krauss) Dennis.
He was a member of St. John's United Church of Christ, Emmaus.
He was a graduate of Emmaus High School and played basketball, football, softball and ran track.
He was employed by General Electric in Allentown for many years working in the warehouse and driving a truck for the company.
Llewellyn D. Dottery, 91, of Mac-ungie, died December 31, 2012, in the Hospice Unit of the Lehigh Valley Hospital, Allentown. He was the husband of Betty M. (Hein) Dottery. They celebrated their 59th wedding anniversary June 22. Born in Catasauqua, he was a son of the late Harvey and Maude Dottery.
He worked for the former Tyler Pipe Foundry in Macungie and Norwalk Truck Lines in Allentown for many years before retiring.
He served his country in the U.S. Army.
Pauline (Kozy) Meckes, 94, of Emmaus, died December 30, 2012, in Lehigh Valley Hospital. She was the wife of the late Paul Meckes. She was the daughter of the late Wasyl and Katherine (Bonchak) Kozy.
She worked at Rodale Manufacturing Co. and later as a cook in East Penn school cafeterias.
She was a member of St. Mary's Ukrainian Orthodox Church.