Daniela Kompa, 45, of Macungie, died peacefully Jan. 19, 2020, in her home, with her family by her side. She was the beloved wife of Chris Kompa, with whom she shared over 20 years of marriage. Born in Easton, she was the daughter of Cesar and Grace (Billone) Cosme, of Lower Saucon Township.
John “Jack” H. Baker, 103, formerly of Emmaus, died Jan. 21, 2020, at Lehigh Valley Hospice Inpatient Unit. He was the husband of the late Anna K. (Hopstock) Baker, who died in 1996. Born in Reading, he was the son of the late Paul F. and Catherine (Wadlinger) Baker.
He served in the U.S. Navy during World War II.
He was employed at Rodale Manufacturing as a traffic manager for 50 years until retiring.
He enjoyed reading and was known to keep busy helping family, friends and neighbors. He lived in Emmaus for most of his life.
David Bruce Moyer, 67, of Salisbury Township, died Jan. 24, 2020. He was the beloved husband of Heidi (Bryfogle) Moyer, with whom he shared 29 years of marriage.
He is survived by his wife; children, David B. Jr., Ryan J. and Adam Smith (Amanda); brother, Richard; granddaughter, Lily A. Smith.
Contributions may be made to the church.
Relatives and friends are invited to his visitation 9 to 10:30 a.m. Jan. 31 followed by a Mass of Christian Burial 10:30 a.m., all in Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary Roman Catholic Church, 4101 Old Bethlehem Pike, Bethlehem.
Joseph Hugh Reichert, 83, of Emmaus, died Jan. 18, 2020. He was the husband of Anna Mae (Erich) Reichert. They celebrated 53 years of marriage. Born in Shenandoah, he was the son of the late John E. and Mary A. (Breslin) Reichert.
He was a graduate of Allentown Central Catholic High School, Class of 1954.
He served in the Army National Guard.
He was a sales manager at Arrow Carrier Corp. and was a member of St. Ann Catholic Church, Emmaus.
James C. Diefenderfer, 64, of Zionsville, died Jan. 8, 2020. He was the husband of Kristina (Kress) Diefenderfer. Born in Allentown, he was the son of Sara (Cope) Diefenderfer and the late Charles F. Diefenderfer.
He enjoyed traveling with friends and family, especially to Maine, talking baseball with his son and tending his garden.
Famous for his beloved “Jimmy-isms,” he could always make us laugh and just as quickly make us think deeply.
He embodied the tender heart of Christ in his interactions with others and is beloved by all generations.
Anna L. Stahl, 98, formerly of Macungie, died Jan. 20, 2020, at Country Meadows of Allentown. She was the wife of the late Richard W. Stahl, who died in 2016. Born in Upper Milford Township, she was the daughter of the late Michael and Sophia (Hartzun) Lazor.
She was employed at Sure-Fit and retired from Rodale Press.
She was a member of the Emmaus Moravian Church and was raised in St. Mary’s Ukrainian Orthodox Church, Allentown.
Robert E. “Beans” Schlener, 82, of Macungie, died Jan. 19, 2020, at Lehigh Valley Hospital. He was the husband of Betty J. (Beck) Schlener with whom he shared nearly 48 years of marriage. Born in Allentown, he was the son of the late Andrew and Ida (Leiberzeit) Schlener.
Before retiring, he worked 30 years at Mack Trucks as a stock handler.
He served in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War.
He was a member of the St. Francis Society, where he was on the bowling and dart leagues.
James Louis Moening, 67, of Allentown, died peacefully Jan. 11, 2020, in his home. Born in Allentown, he was the son of the late William Koelsch and Elizabeth Jeanne (Story) Moening.
He was a 1970 graduate of Emmaus High School, where he was a varsity swimmer and was a graduate of Monmouth College.
He had a career in food service and hospitality.
Samuel A. Scott, 75, of Alburtis, formerly of Old Zionsville, died Jan. 13, 2020, in Lehigh Valley Hospice. He was the husband of M. Jean (Pierce) Scott. They were married for 54 years. Born in Greensburg, he was the son of the late Joseph H. and Helen M. (Getty) Scott.
He was a 1966 graduate of Allegheny College and a 1969 graduate of Dickinson Law School.
He was an attorney in private practice, retiring in 2018.
He loved sailing, the ocean and traveling, bringing along family and friends on all his adventures.
Charles Chatfield Cole Jr., 74, of Lower Macungie Township, died Jan. 10, 2020. He was the husband of Joan Cole for 51 years. Born in Waterbury, Conn., he was the son of Charles Chatfield Cole and Dorothy (Oldershaw) Cole.
He graduated from Crosby High School (Waterbury) and received a Bachelor of Science degree in mechanical engineering from Pennsylvania Military College (now Widener University).