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Lawrence J. Brendlinger

Wednesday, October 17, 2012 by The Press in Obituaries

of Emmaus

Lawrence J. Brendlinger, 73, of Emmaus, died October 11, 2012, in the Phoebe Home, Allentown. He was the husband of Jean J. (Gross) Brendlinger.

He is survived by his wife; stepson, James Silvius; grandson, Jeremy Silvius; brother, Dr. Darwin and his wife Shirley; two nieces and a nephew.

Services are private at the convenience of the family. Arrangements were made by the Bachman, Kulik & Reinsmith Funeral Home, Emmaus.

Dorine F. Reichert

Wednesday, October 17, 2012 by The Press in Obituaries

of Alburtis

Dorine F. Reichert, 85, of Alburtis, died October 13, 2012, in her home. She was the wife of the late Ernest A. Reichert, who died in February, 2010. Born in Alburtis, she was a daughter of the late Spencer L. and Katie E. (Weidner) Hoffman.

She retired from the physical therapy department of The Lutheran Home at Topton. Previously she was an administrative assistant for the Berks County Treasurer.

She was a member and lay reader of Zion Lehigh Lutheran Church, Alburtis and its Ladies Auxiliary.

Earl W. F. Fenstermacher

Wednesday, October 17, 2012 by The Press in Obituaries

Fensty's TV Service owner

Earl W.F. Fenstermacher, 88, of Emmaus, died October 13, 2012, in Cedarbrook. He was a son of the late Earl J.W. and Emily (Kemp) Fenstermacher.

He owned and operated Fensty's TV Service in Emmaus for 50 years before retiring in 2000.

He was an Army veteran of World War II and a member of VFW Post 9264, Macungie.

He was a member of St. Matthew's Evangelical Congregational Church, Emmaus.

He is survived by nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by four sisters, Pearl, Elizabeth Arndt, Shirley McElroy and Kathleen Ludwig.

William H. Kriebel

Wednesday, October 17, 2012 by The Press in Obituaries

formerly of Macungie

William H. Kriebel, 91, of Wilmington, Del., formerly of Macungie, died October 9, 2012, in his home. He was the husband of Virginia Hunter. Born in Macungie, he was the son of the late Henry J. and Annie (Hosfeld) Kriebel.

He worked for the former National Biscuit Company, now Nabisco for 42 years, retiring in the 1980s.

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

Beatrice M. Derr

Wednesday, October 17, 2012 by The Press in Obituaries

formerly of Emmaus

Beatrice M. Derr, 96, formerly of Emmaus, died October 8, 2012, in Valley Manor Nursing Home, Coopersburg. She was the husband of the late Stanley W. Derr who died Aug. 19, 1991. Born in Macungie, she was the daughter of the late Meda (Moll) Oberholtcer and stepdaughter of the late Fred Oberholtcer.

She was a member of Old Zionsville United Church of Christ and was a graduate of Emmaus High School.

She is survived by cousins and friends. She was predeceased by a son, Douglas S.

Charles E. Arnold

Wednesday, October 17, 2012 by The Press in Obituaries

of Allentown

Charles E. Arnold, 97, of Allentown, died October 9, 2012, in Above and Beyond. He was the husband of Ruth R. (Nonnemaker) Arnold, with whom he celebrated 72 years of marriage on Nov. 25, 2011. Born in Allentown, he was the son of the late Robert and Elsie (McHenry) Arnold.

He was a backhoe operator for the former Lehigh Burial Service for 42 years, retiring in 1986.

He honorably served his country in the Army during World War II, earning a Purple Heart.

He was a member of Jerusalem Western Salisbury Church and played the banjo in various orchestras.