Jean J. Heiserman, 81, of Salisbury Township, died June 2, 2013, in her home. She was the wife of John J. "Junior" Heiserman. The couple celebrated 61 years of marriage. Born in Salisbury Township, she was the daughter of the late Roy A. and Lydia (Ruppert) Snyder.
She enjoyed cooking, not only for herself but for her family and friends.
Dolores P. Danner, 81, of Salisbury Township, died June 3, 2013, in her home. She was the wife of John T. Danner Sr. The couple would have celebrated 60 years of marriage Aug. 31. Born in Bethlehem, she was the daughter of the late Irwin Sr. and Ruth (Jacobs) Bartholomew.
She was of the Catholic faith and a member of St. Paul's R.C. Church, Allentown.
She was a retail clerk at many local pharmacies and department stores for the past 30 years until retiring in 2009.
She was a former president of the American Legion Post 406, Ladies Auxiliary in Fountain Hill.
Helen L. Kemmerer, 85, of Zionsville, died May 25, 2013, as a result of a pedestrian accident. She was the wife of the late Leonard C. Kemmerer. She was a homemaker.
She was a member of the Macungie Congregation of the Jehovah's Witnesses.
She is survived by a daughter, Joan L. and her husband Douglas F. Gelderman of Anna Maria, Fla.
Contributions may be made to the Kingdom Hall, P.O. Box 43, Macungie, 18062.
Arrangements were made by the Schantz Funeral Home, P.C., Emmaus.
Patricia Ann (Fean) Lauman, 59, of Macungie, died May 23, 2013, at her home with her family by her side. She was the wife of Thomas E. Lauman Sr. Born in Philadelphia, she was the daughter of the late John and Mary (Romejko) Fean.
She was a devoted mother who made her children's happiness her main concern. Her infectious laugh and ability to make lite of even the worst situations will be missed by many. She left this world early, courageously battling various forms of cancer for more than 14 years.
Irene K. Boyer, 91, of Emmaus, died May 22, 2013, at Lehigh Valley Hospice Inpatient Unit, Allentown. She was the wife of Bernard A. Boyer. They would have celebrated 67 years of marriage June 7. Born in Freeland, she was the daughter of the late John and Irene (Krupa) Katris.
She was a secretary at AR ULANS Real Estate, the Pentagon and the U.S. Embassy in Greece.
She was a member of St. Ann's Catholic Church, Emmaus.
She was an avid bowler at Emmaus and Mountainville Lanes.
Sandra F. Groman, 66, of Zionsville, died May 20, 2013, in Lehigh Valley Hospital, Salsibury Township. Born in Allentown, she was the daughter of the late Warren P. "Jack" and Mae A. (Wagner) Walbert.
She was a forklift operator for Nestle Purina, formerly Alpo in Allentown for 24 years until 2002.
She is survived by a son, Jack W. Geist of Bethlehem; five stepchildren; brother, Ray W. Walbert and his friend Nancy; 10 grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by a son, Jade Mantz.
Miriam Chaney, 70, of Macun-gie, died May 20, 2013, in Lehigh Valley Hospital, surrounded by her three children. She was the wife of the late Floyd Chaney for 48 years before his death in 2010. Born in Brooklyn, N.Y., she was the daughter of the late Dora Lee McMillan.
She was a dedicated wife and mother who had a love for children that knew no limits. For many years she ran a daycare center from her home and also was a long serviced employee of the Little People Daycare Center in Bethlehem.
Mary G. Apgar, 85, of Emmaus, died May 23, 2013, in Westminster Village Nursing Home, Allentown. She was the wife of Clark F. Apgar. They celebrated 59 years of marriage. Born in East Mauch Chunk, now Jim Thorpe, she was the daughter of the late Matthew J. and Gertrude (Sheridan) Tobin.
She was a devote Roman Catholic and a member of St. Ann's Catholic Church, Emmaus.
She was a graduate of Drake College and Jim Thorpe High School.
She was a bookkeeper, having worked for Apgar Oil Co., Sterns & Co. and New Jersey Central Railroad over the course of her career.
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.