East Penn Press

Thursday, December 14, 2017

Anthony G. Rapp Jr.

Tuesday, November 28, 2017 by The Press in Obituaries

former district judge

Anthony G. Rapp Jr., 72, of Macungie, and formerly of Fountain Hill, died Nov. 23, 2017, at St. Luke’s University Hospital. He was the husband of the late Janice M. (Lipsky) Rapp for 31 years, who died Sept. 20, 1997 and Patricia (Heidecker) Rapp for 14 years. Born in Fountain Hill, he was the son of the late Anthony and Elizabeth (Mahl) Rapp.

He honorably served his country in the U.S. Navy during the Vietnam War.

He was a member of St. Ursula Catholic Church.

He coached and was a board member for Fountain Hill Little League.

Grace Hari Moskol

Tuesday, November 28, 2017 by The Press in Obituaries

of Salisbury Township

Grace Hari Moskol, 95, a lifelong resident of Salisbury Township, died at home Nov. 15, 2017. She was the wife of the late George J. Moskol who died Feb. 1, 2017. Born in Salisbury Township, she was the daughter of the late Andrew and Kristina (Hari) Hari.

She was an active member of St. John’s Windish Lutheran Church, Bethlehem, where she was a former Sunday school teacher, a member of WELCA, Lydia Circle and the Altar Society.

She was employed at Sondra Inc., for 25 years.

Gloria F. Hamm

Tuesday, November 28, 2017 by The Press in Obituaries

former EP library secretary

Gloria F. Hamm, 82, of Macungie, died Nov. 22, 2017, surrounded by her loving family. She was the wife of the late Donald W. Hamm. Born in Powder Valley, she was a daughter of the late Irwin and Beulah (Haas) Sell.

Prior to her retirement from the East Penn School District as a library secretary at Shoemaker Elementary School, she worked for Merritt Lumber.

She was a graduate of Emmaus High School, Class of 1953.

She was a member of Faith Church, Allentown, Lower Lehigh Lion and Lioness Club, Red Hats and Calypso Chapter #163 for 50 years.

Norman C. Hallman Jr.

Wednesday, November 22, 2017 by The Press in Obituaries

formerly of Vera Cruz

Norman C. Hallman Jr., 84, formerly of Vera Cruz, died Nov. 19, 2017. He was the husband of the late Dolores M. (Sherman) Hallman. Born in Allentown, he was the son of Eva (Lorish) Hallman and Norman C. Hallman Sr.

He worked as a cookware salesman, selling for New Era, Vollrath and Lustre Craft for many years. He was awarded salesman of the year numerous times. He also operated a stand at Green Dragon in Ephrata.

He was a life member of Mystic Chain Park and member of the Mercantile Club of Emmaus and Kutztown Fire Company.

He was a Christian.

Raymond H. Nester

Wednesday, November 22, 2017 by The Press in Obituaries

of Allentown

Raymond H. Nester, 88, of Allentown, died peacefully Nov. 18, 2017. He was the husband of the late Ethel R. (Bauman) Nester, who recently passed away. They were married for 66 years this past August. He was one of 15 children born to the late Elmer and Mabel Nester.

He honorably served his country in the Army during the Korean War and being honorably discharged, was a proud member of both the American Legion and VFW.

For the majority of his career, he was a purchasing agent with Superior Combustion Industries in Emmaus.

Allen D. Fink

Wednesday, November 22, 2017 by The Press in Obituaries

formerly of Macungie

Allen D. Fink, 104, formerly of Macungie, died Nov. 16, 2017, in St. Luke’s Hospice House. He was the husband of the late Gladys A. (Lichtenwalner) Fink. Born in Allentown, he was the son of the Henry A. and Edna A.M. (Ritter) Fink.

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

He was a mail carrier for the Macungie Post Office for 14 years and later the postmaster for six years, retiring in 1978.

Carl W. Schell

Wednesday, November 22, 2017 by The Press in Obituaries

owner/operator Schells Egg Ranch

Carl Schell, 86, of Wescosville, formerly of Vera Cruz, died Nov. 17, 2017, at Lehigh Valley Hospital, Cedar Crest. He was the husband of Ruth-Ann (Walck) Schell. They celebrated 53 years of marriage in October. Born in Vera Cruz, he was the son of the late Daniel and Elva (Yeakel) Schell.

He graduated from East Greenville High School and served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War.

Robert L. Ettl

Friday, November 17, 2017 by The Press in Obituaries

former Daniel’s service manager

Robert L. Ettl, 91, of Lower Macungie Township, died Oct. 30, 2017, at the St. Luke’s Hospice House of Lower Saucon Township. He was the husband of the late Gloria M. (Fink) Ettl who died March 14, 2006. Born in Allentown, he was the son of the late Leonard and Florence (Bast) Ettl.

He served our country faithfully in the U.S. Marine Corps during World War II.

He was a service manager for the former Daniel’s Cadillac, Allentown, retiring after 39 years.

Clifford Kemmerer

Friday, November 17, 2017 by The Press in Obituaries

of Emmaus

Clifford Kemmerer, 84, of Emmaus, died Nov. 12, 2017. He was the husband of Gloria Kemmerer. Born in Allentown, he was the son of the late Webster and Bertha Kemmerer.

He was an Army veteran of the Korean War.

He was employed as a sheet metal worker for AT&T and was a member of the Telephone Pioneers Club.

He is survived by his wife; five children; four stepchildren; 14 grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.

A viewing will be held noon until a service 1 p.m. Nov. 16 in the Weber Funeral Home, 1619 Hamilton St., Allentown.