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John Kernick

Wednesday, August 22, 2012 by The Press in Obituaries

of Limeport

John Kernick, 90, of Limeport, died August 8, 2012, at Cedarbrook Nursing Home, Fountain Hill. He was the husband of the late Veronica "Verna" (Lizun) Kernick who died in 1998. Born in Allentown, he was the son of the late Charles and Anastasia (Labonich) Keshanech.

He worked as a crane operator for Bethlehem Steel for 33 years before retiring.

He honorably served his country in the U.S. Army during World War II in Italy and Japan.

He was involved with the Limeport Athletic Association and enjoyed watching and listening to polkas and hunting.

LeRoy W. Seibert

Wednesday, August 22, 2012 by The Press in Obituaries

of Luther Crest

LeRoy (Lee) Seibert, 87, died August 17, 2012, in the Luther Crest Health Center. He was the husband of the late Lucille (Bleam) Seibert who died in 2005. Born in Allentown, he was the son of the late Grace (Stahler) Seibert.

He was a member of Jordan Lutheran Church, Orefield and was a previous member of St. Paul's Lutheran Church, Allentown.

He served in the Navy during World War II from 1943 to 1945 and was stationed in the South Pacific.

Service Electric Cable TV, & Communications loses CEO

Wednesday, August 22, 2012 by The Press in Obituaries

John Walson Jr. dies at home following short battle with cancer

John Walson Jr., 63, of South Whitehall Township, president and CEO of Service Electric Cable TV & Communications, died in his home Aug. 19, 2012, after a short battle with cancer.

He was the loving husband of 40 years to Gloria (Salash) Walson and the proud father of John M. Walson and Michelle Walson Kuykendall.

Dale D. Hoffman

Wednesday, August 22, 2012 by The Press in Obituaries

formerly of Alburtis

Dale D. "Chubby" Hoffman, 86, formerly of Alburtis, died August 10, 2012, in Mosser Nursing Home, Trexlertown. He was the husband of Elizabeth C. (Knerr) Hoffman, also a resident at Mosser Nursing Home. They recently celebrated their 55th wedding anniversary on July 6. Born in Alburtis, he was a son of the late Spencer and Katie (Weidner) Hoffman.

He was a member of Church of the Good Shepherd United Church of Christ, Alburtis.

He was a veteran of the U.S. Navy, having served in World War II.

Joan M. Tunitis

Wednesday, August 22, 2012 by The Press in Obituaries

of Macungie

Joan M. Tunitis, 83, of Macungie, died August 18, 2012, at Lehigh Valley Hospital, Salisbury Township. She was the wife of J. Edmund Tunitis. Born in Philadelphia, she was a daughter of the late Thomas M. and Catherine (Cavanaugh) McCormick.

She was a graduate of Immaculata College.

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

She is survived by her husband; children, Joseph, Susan Liberi, Joan Brofft, Jeannette Berean, John and Thomas; sister, Sr. Theresa Marian, IHM; 15 grandchildren; four great-grandchildren.

Mary A. Rossillo

Wednesday, August 22, 2012 by The Press in Obituaries

of Salisbury Township

Mary A. Rossillo, 91, of Salisbury Township, died August 12, 2012, at the home of her daughter Mary Rivera in Bethlehem. She was the wife of the late Rosario J. "The Boss" Rossillo in 1992. Born in Pulcherini, Latina, Italy, she was the daughter of the late Stefano and Giuseppa Rossillo Pannone.

She was a long time member of St. Paul's R.C. Church, Allentown.

Along with her husband she was co-owner of the former Rossillo Sportswear Company of Allentown and Coplay for over 15 years.

Phyllis K. Harwick

Wednesday, August 22, 2012 by The Press in Obituaries

of Lower Macungie Township

Phyllis K. Harwick, 85, of Lower Macungie Township, formerly of Emmaus, died August 14, 2012. She was the wife of the late Lester M. Harwick, who died April 21, 2012. Born in Emmaus, she was the daughter of the late Frederick W. and Mae (Kremser) Reinhart.

She and her late husband were the owners of the former Harwick Pharmacy in Emmaus for 20 years until retiring.

Donald F. Miller

Wednesday, August 22, 2012 by The Press in Obituaries

union carpenter

Donald F. Miller, 78, died July 31, 2012, at home surrounded by his loving family. He was the husband of Barbara (Sobjak) Miller. Born in Coopersburg, he was a son of the late Clarence and Elinor (Knappenberger) Miller.

He served his country honorably in the U.S. Navy.

He worked as a carpenter under the Local Union 1595 of Montgomery County.

He was a member of St. Philip Neri Catholic Church.

He was a former member of both Milford Township and Trumbauersville Lion Clubs, Yellow Rockers Square Dance Club, and Emmaus Senior League Golf Club.

William A. Baker Sr.

Wednesday, August 22, 2012 by The Press in Obituaries

of Emmaus

William A. Baker Sr., 71, of Emmaus, died August 13, 2012, in his residence. Born in Fairmont, W. Va., he was the son of the late Nora A. (Vincent) and Henry K. Baker Sr.

He was a retired over the road truck driver.

He is survived by his former wife, Pauline S.; children; brother; sisters; and grandchildren.

Contributions may be made to the funeral home to help defray expenses.

Arrangements were made by the Schantz Funeral Home, P.C., Emmaus.