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Wednesday, June 26, 2019

Anna S. Rogers

Wednesday, April 10, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

formerly of Emmaus

Anna S. Rogers, 103, formerly of Emmaus, died April 2, 2013, in the DevonHouse Senior Living, Allentown. She was the wife of the late Stanley T. Rogers, who died March 11, 1992. Born in Nazareth, she was the daughter of the late Giuseppe and Annuciata (Secce) Raimondi.

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

She was a seamer for the former Fleetwood Hosiery Mill where she worked for 20 years, retiring in 1956.

She is survived by nieces; nephews; wonderful neighbors who were always helpful to Anna.

Bessie L. Pearsall

Wednesday, April 10, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

of Macungie

Bessie L. Pearsall, 79, of Macungie, died April 8, 2013, in her residence. She was the wife of William Pearsall, with whom she celebrated 58 years of marriage in June 2012. Born in Lancaster, she was the daughter of the late Paul C. Long Sr. and Martha (Charles) Long.

She was a very active member of Grace Lutheran Church, Macungie, active member of the Macungie Minstrelaires, volunteer at Macungie Memorial Park, active member of rabbit clubs with her husband and an active community volunteer.

Janet Hornick

Wednesday, April 10, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

of Macungie

Janet Hornick, 77, of Macungie, died suddenly March 20, 2012, while in Florida. She was the wife of Kenneth Hornick. They were married for 58 years. She was born in Detroit, Mich.

She worked for AT&T for 35 years before retiring, beginning as a clerk and finishing as an HR manager.

She enjoyed keeping in touch with family and friends, playing cards and shopping.

Lee C. Yeakel

Wednesday, April 10, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

of Emmaus

Lee C. Yeakel, 60, of Emmaus, died April 2, 2013, at Lehigh Valley Hospital-Cedar Crest. Born in Allentown, he was the son of Wanda M. (Engleman) Yeakel of Emmaus and the late Marvin A. Yeakel.

He is survived by his mother; son, Timothy L.; two granddaughters; sister, Kay Hopko; brothers, Jeffrey and Jack.

Contributions may be made to Old Zionsville UCC, 5981 Fountain Rd., and Kings Highway, P.O. Box 215, Old Zionsville, 18068.

Ellen M. Strauss

Wednesday, April 10, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

formerly of Macungie

Ellen M. (Ziegler) Strauss, 92, formerly of Macungie, died April 4, 2013, in the Phoebe Home. She was the wife of the late Earl C. Strauss, who died in 2004. Born in Upper Milford Township, she was the daughter of the late David and Mabel (Lorish) Ziegler. She was the youngest of 10 children.

She was a lifetime member of Solomon's U.C.C., Macungie.

She worked for Allen Organ for many years.

Alma A. Apgar

Wednesday, April 3, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

of Allentown

Alma A. Apgar, 83, of Allentown, died March 27, 2013, in Cedarbrook Nursing Home, Allentown. She was the wife of the late Fenton Apgar Jr., who died in 1992. Born in Philadelphia,, she was the daughter of the late John and Margaret (Gollon) Strunk.

She was a member of the Jerusalem Western Salisbury Church, Lutheran Congregation.

She was employed as a long distance telephone operator for almost 29 years, for the former Bell Telephone, now Verizon, and was a lifetime member of the Pioneers of Bell Telephone. She had also worked part time as a PBX Operator at Sears.

Frank Leeland

Wednesday, April 3, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

formerly of Zionsville

Frank H. Leeland, 92, formerly of Zionsville, died March 28, 2013. He was the husband of Ruth (Flavell) Leeland.

He is survived by his wife; children, Frank, of Florida, Linda Elie, of Kutztown, David, of Leesport; numerous grandchildren.

A memorial service will be held 1 p.m. Sunday, April 14, at Grace E.C. Church, Hosensack. Arrangements were made by the Falk Funeral Home Inc., Pennsburg.

Edwin J. Haberstumpf

Wednesday, April 3, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

of Emmaus

Edwin J. Haberstumpf, 77, of Emmaus, died March 31, 2013, in Lehigh Valley Hospital Inpatient Hospice. He was the husband of Lois K. (Neave) Haberstumpf, with whom he celebrated 57 years of marriage. Born in Emmaus, he was the son of the late Albert H. and Ruth E. (Miller) Haberstumpf.

He was a welder for the former Haberstumpf Welding for many years, retiring in 1993.

He was an active member of Emmaus Moravian Church, serving as a sacristan for many years and as sexton for 20 years.

He was past president of the Emmaus Ambulance Corp.

Joseph Thomas Kemmer Sr.

Wednesday, April 3, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

former insurance agent

J. Thomas "Tom" Kemmer, 76, of Macungie, died March 27, 2013 in Cedarbrook Nursing Home. He was the husband of the former Rosemary Markowski, of Baltimore, Md. Born in Garrett County, Md., he was the son of the late Joseph N. and Katherine L. Kemmer.

As a young man he marched and performed with several drum and bugle corps, including the Yankee Rebels of Baltimore. While attending the University of Baltimore, he played lacrosse and was a member of the Kappa Sigma Kappa fraternity and earned his degree in 1958.

Kathleen M. Herring

Wednesday, April 3, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

of Wescosville

Kathleen M. Herring, 70, of Wes-cosville, died March 29, 2013, at home with her family by her side. She was the wife of Guy A. Herring Sr. They celebrated their 51st wedding anniversary last July. Born in Summit Station, she was a daughter of the late Howard M. and Ina A. (Long) Fessler.

She worked for Lucent Technologies for 27 years, retiring in 1998.

She was a member of Hope United Church of Christ, Allentown.

She was a Phillies fan and enjoyed camping and spending time with her family.