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Gerald F. Grim

Wednesday, September 12, 2012 by The Press in Obituaries

formerly of Emmaus

Gerald F. Grim, 85, formerly of Emmaus, died Sept. 5, 2012, in Phoebe Home. Born in Alburtis, he was the son of the late Fred A. and Helen D. (Heintzelman) Grim.

He was a truck driver for Allentown Beverage for 35 years, retiring in 1990.

He was an active member of Jerusalem Western Salisbury Church, Allentown, having served as church council president and chairman of the Memorial Day Committee.

He honorably served his country in the Army during World War II and Korea.

Louis A. Ferioli Jr.

Wednesday, September 12, 2012 by The Press in Obituaries

engineer

Louis A. Ferioli Jr., 89, of Oceanside, Calif., and formerly of Allentown, died Sept. 8, 2012, in the VA Hospital, San Diego, Calif. He was the husband of the late Helen (Oliver) Ferioli . Born in Springfield, Mass., he was the son of the late Louis A. Sr. and Frieda (Krause) Ferioli.

He served in the United States Army during World War II.

He graduated from Syracuse University in 1950 with a bachelor's degree in civil engineering.

He was an engineer for 23 years at Air Products and Chemicals, retiring in 1983.

Frances S. Gable

Wednesday, September 12, 2012 by The Press in Obituaries

bookeeper

Frances S. Gable, 93, of Macun-gie, died Sept. 2, 2012, in the Lehigh Center, Lower Macungie Township. She was the wife of the late William Gable. Born in Lower Gwynedd, she was the daughter of the late Elias and Maria (Hoover) Sellers. She grew up on Normandy Farm, Blue Bell, where her father Elias was manager of the dairy farm.

She earned an associate degree in 1938 from Drexel University where she played for the womens varsity basketball and field hockey teams.

She was a bookkeeper throughout her professional career.

LaVerne R. Ritter Jr.

Wednesday, September 12, 2012 by The Press in Obituaries

of Emmaus

LaVerne R. "Butch" Ritter Jr., 42, of Emmaus, died Sept. 5, 2012, in Lehigh Valley Hospital. Born in Allentown, he was the son of LaVerne R. Ritter Sr. and the late Rachel A. (Hartman) Ritter.

He was a construction worker for many years.

He was a member of Upper Milford Field and Stream.

He is survived by his father and stepmother, Ann; son, Cody R. of Emmaus; daughter, Morgan L. of Emmaus; sister, Lori and her husband Michael Miller of Emmaus; nephew, Jonathan R. Miller.

Contributions may be made to Upper Milford Field and Stream, P.O. Box 196, Emmaus, 18049.

Charlotte V. Peil

Wednesday, September 12, 2012 by The Press in Obituaries

formerly of Coopersburg

Charlotte "Toddy" V. Peil, 82, formerly of Coopersburg, died after a short illness September 3, 2012, at Luther Crest, Allentown. She was the wife of the late Thomas K. Peil. She was the daughter of the late Oscar and Mary (Sipple) Bean.

She was a graduate of Easton High School, Class of 1947 and Penn State University, Class of 1951.

She was an active member of St. John's Lutheran Church, Emmaus.

She is survived by a sister-in-law, Elda; brother-in-law, Raymond; nieces and nephews.

Contributions may be made to the church.

Charles Paul Stubbe Jr.

Wednesday, September 12, 2012 by The Press in Obituaries

Charles Paul Gem Designs

Charles Paul Stubbe Jr., 60, of Allentown, died Sept. 5, 2012, after a valiant battle with cancer for the past 13 years. He was the husband of Dr. Deborah Ann Stubbe; they were married for 33 years June 23. Born in Philadelphia, he was the son of the late Charles Paul Stubbe Sr. and Marjorie Mae (Arnhold) Stubbe.

He was a GIA graduate jeweler and designer for over 38 years. He owned and operated Charles Paul Gem Designs, Allentown, with his wife and staff.

He was a member of St. Thomas More Catholic Church, Allentown.

Curtis W. Richter

Wednesday, September 12, 2012 by The Press in Obituaries

owned Art N Soul Studio

Curtis W. Richter, 42, of Allentown, died unexpectedly Sept. 5, 2012. Born in Bethlehem, he was a son of Joseph R. and Diane M. (Narolesky) Richter, of Bethlehem.

He was a 1988 graduate of Salisbury High School.

He was in the Marine Corps Reserve.

He was an artist, tattooist, animal lover and the owner and operator of Art N Soul Studios, Allentown. Prior to owning the studio, he was a crisis counselor for KidsPeace.

C. Louis Gatch

Wednesday, September 12, 2012 by The Press in Obituaries

of Macungie

C. Louis "Lou" Gatch, 71, of Macungie, died Sept. 2, 2012. He was the husband of Carol Gatch. They were married for 50 years.

He retired from AT&T Long Lines in 1989.

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

He is survived by his wife; daughter, Cheryl and her husband William Lagler; son, Craig L.; grandchildren, Taylor and Jarrett Lagler; and Sadie and Cameron.

Contributions may be made to a charity of one's choice.

Arrangements were made by the Bachman, Kulik & Reinsmith Funeral Home, P.C., Emmaus.