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Tammy Kerosetz

Wednesday, November 7, 2012 by The Press in Obituaries

of Macungie

Tammy Kerosetz, 48, of Macungie, died October 30, 2012. She was the wife of Frank Kerosetz. Born in Allentown, she was a daughter of Timothy and Sharon (Ayers) Lentz.

She was a food service manager at Dorney Park and was a member of Emmanuel U.M.C.

She is survived by her husband; parents; two sisters; four children; one grandson.

Contributions may be made to the funeral home, 1335 Linden St., Allentown, 18102.

Arrangements were made by the Stephens Funeral Home Inc., Allentown.

Frank Beck

Wednesday, November 7, 2012 by The Press in Obituaries

co-owner, Beck Brothers

Frank Beck, 89, of Emmaus, died October 30, 2012, in Manor Care, Allentown. Born in Emmaus, he was the son of the late Paul and Anna (Molnar) Beck.

He was the co-owner of Beck Brothers, a farm and light industrial equipment business in Emmaus, retiring in 1989.

He was a member of the Gablesville Athletic Association, member of the Vera Cruz Fire Co. and the Upper Milford Western District Fire Co., was an avid hunter and fisherman and loved to travel.

Robert A. Fritch

Wednesday, November 7, 2012 by The Press in Obituaries

Buckeye Pipeline gauger

Robert A. "Freddie" Fritch, 84, of Emmaus, died Nov. 2, 2012, in the Phoebe Home. He was the husband of the late Mary P. (Fegley) Fritch. Born in Emmaus, he was the son of the late Lloyd A. and Erma M. (Acker) Fritch.

He worked as a gauger for Buckeye Pipeline for 28 years, retiring in 1988.

He honorably served his country in the Marine Corps during World War II and the Korean conflict.

He was a member of St. John's U.C.C. and Emmaus VFW Post 7088.

In his retirement, he enjoyed golfing.

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.