Zolton J. Kortvely, 85, of Wescos-ville, died May 21, 2013. He was the husband of Joanne (McKee) Kortvely. They were married for 60 years this past October. Born in Allentown, he was a son of the late Joseph and Bertha (Deak) Kortvely.
He attended Allentown High School, Class of 1945, and then served with the Coast Guard and the Army, as a tank commander, achieving the rank of sergeant.
He obtained a degree in electrical engineering from the University of Tennessee in 1959.
Ruth Zacharda, 61, of Emmaus, died May 26, 2013, in Lehigh Valley Hospital Inpatient Hospice. She was the wife of Jack W. Zacharda and the late Terry L. Miller. Born in Allentown, she was the daughter of Helen (Godusky) Rohrbach of Emmaus and the late Roger Rohrbach.
She was a clerk at the Emmaus Bakery.
She was a member of St. Peter's Union Church, Macungie.
She was a former member of the Lower Lehigh Lioness Club and Citizens Fire Co. #2 Ladies Auxiliary.
Richard P. Savaki, 66, of Emmaus, died May 22, 2013, at home. Born in the American Sector, Berlin, Germany, he was a son of the late Kathleen (Milsom) and August Joseph Savaki.
He was involved in the automotive industry throughout his life.
He is survived by daughters, Jacqueline Tittus of Quakertown, Leeann M. Bossoms of Whitehall; son, August J. of Allentown; brothers, John Stainer of California, William of West Portal, N.J.; companion, Joanne DeLong of Macungie; seven grandchildren; four great-grandchildren.
Ronald "Larry" P. Henry, 72, of Macungie, died in his residence on May 20, 2013. Born in Allentown, he was the husband of Cleo (Engleman) Henry. He was the son of the late Dorothy Henry.
He was employed as a truck driver at various places, most recently working at Love Homes.
Carole S. Bosch, 69, of Wescosville, died May 20, 2013, at home. She was the wife of the late Gerard Bosch, who died in May, 1996. Born in Allentown, she was the daughter of the late Walter and Arbutus (Gross) Stephens.
She was a supervisor of housekeeping at Lehigh Valley Hospital, Salisbury Township since it opened, retiring in 2009.
After retirement, she devoted her time to her family and pets.
Evelyn L. Wieder, 94, of Northampton, formerly of Emmaus, died May 20, 2013, surrounded by her family, in her home. She was the wife of the late Frederick C.O. Wieder who died September 18, 2000. Born in Vera Cruz, she was the daughter of the late Charles and Daisy (Ringer) Kuehn.
She was a member of St. John's Lutheran Church, Emmaus and was a graduate of Emmaus High School, Class of 1937.
She was employed by Rodale Manufacturing for 32 years until her retirement.
Beatrice Mihala, 87, of Salisbury Township, died May 15, 2013, in her home. She was the wife of the late William Mihala, who died in March. They were married for 70 years. Born in Hellertown, she was a daughter of the late John J. and Anna (Fasko) Rastocky.
She was a professional seamstress.
She was a lifelong member of Concordia Lutheran Church, Bethlehem and belonged to its Ladies Aid Society.
She was a member of the Lower Macungie Senior Citizens group.
Kenneth J. Marsh, 55, of Alburtis, died May 13, 2013, in the loving surroundings of his home with his wife Sandi, daughter Deshanna and her husband Jesse Kropf, son, Daniel and his wife Brianne. They would have celebrated their 35th wedding anniversary on May 27.
The light of his life was his granddaughter Lennon Kendra. The most important element of his life was his family.
He loved the outdoors; enjoyed hunting and fishing, traveling all around the country to capture the ultimate trophy.
Theresa J. Flexer, 40, of Lehighton, formerly of Emmaus, died May 15, 2013, at Gnaden Huetten Memorial Hospital, Lehighton. She was the daughter of the late Harris L. and Gloria J. (Reiss) Flexer.
She is survived by daughters, Stephanie J. of Bloomsburg and Amber L. Pierce of Allentown; brother, Daniel S. of Emmaus; sister, Barbara A. Carlance of Chinchilla; and future son-in-law, Adam J. Reedy of Bloomsburg.
Services will be private at the convenience of the family.
Contributions may be made to the American Diabetes Association.
Catherine I. Eddinger, 92, of Macungie, died May 6, 2013, in her son's residence. She was the wife of the late Harold Eddinger, who died in 2009. Previously she was married to the late John Peter Fritsch. Born in Minesite, she was the daughter of the late Peter and Ida Kline (Meck) Strauss.
She worked in the medical records department at Sacred Heart Hospital, retiring in 1984. Previously she was a hairdresser and also worked for the former General Seating Co. in Topton.
She was a life member of the Macungie Historical Society.