Beatrice N. (Hetrick) Kohler, 94, of Zionsville, died at home Jan. 30, 2018. She was the wife of the late Wilson R. Kohler who died in 1998.
She was a member of Zion’s Evangelical Lutheran Church, Old Zionsville.
She was a seamstress at the former Zionsville Flag and Costumes Factory, until retiring.
She is survived by a daughter, Marlene B. Schmoyer; sisters, Frances Hetrick, Violet Haberle and Alma Carl; grandchildren, Christine and her husband Martin Sell and Neil Schmoyer and his wife Susan; great-grandson, Nicholas W. Sell.
J. Philip Geissinger, 87, of Zionsville, died Jan. 31, 2018, at Lehigh Valley Hospital, Cedar Crest. He was the husband of the late Mae H. (Shelly) Geissinger. Born in Old Zionsville, he was the son of the late John G. and Mary F. (Rush) Geissinger.
He worked for Howerter’s Furniture and as a truck driver for Postal Service Contractors. He also worked as a farmer.
He is survived by a son, Andrew; daughter, Lynn and her husband Steven Wichmann; sister, Irma Gustafson; nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by a son, Eric and sisters, Luella Geissinger and Ruth Wolford.
Barry Lee Henritzy, 65, of Wescosville, died Jan. 30, 2018, in Lehigh Valley Hospital, Cedar Crest. He was the husband of Marsha A. (Scott) Henritzy. They were married for 17 years. Born in Hazleton, he was the son of the late Samuel and Helen Eleanor (Mowrey) Henritzy.
Arrangements were made by the Brubaker Funeral Home, Inc. Catasauqua.
D. Luther George, 89, of Allentown, died Jan. 19, 2018, in Heather Glen Senior Living. He was the husband of the late Darlene F. George. Born in Allentown, he was a son of the late Clarence J. and Mabel George.
Along with his late brother, Clarence H. “Bud” George, they built quality custom homes for over 50 years.
He was a member of Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, Northampton.
He served in the U.S. Naval Reserves.
Contributions may be made to the church, 1335 Old Carriage Road, Northampton, 18067.
He is survived by nieces and nephews.
Robert R. Anderson, 68, of Macungie, died Jan. 31, 2018, at the Lehigh Valley Hospital Inpatient Hospice Unit, Allentown. He was the husband of Donna J. (Berlew) Anderson. Born in Coaldale, he was the son of the late William and Mae (Black) Anderson.
He was an Army veteran serving during the Vietnam War.
He was a forklift operator at Kraft Foods for 34 years until his retirement.
He was a member of the Macungie VFW and was a graduate of Panther Valley High School.
He enjoyed playing golf and as one last cheer, Go E.A.G.L.E.S.!
Mary E. Rafferty, 91, of Macungie, formerly of Easton, died Jan. 16, 2018, in Lehigh Valley Hospital surrounded by her family. She was the wife of the late Francis “Lefty” Rafferty. Born in Allentown, she was the daughter of the late Owen and Kathryn (O’Brien) Keeney.
She was a teller for the former Cement National Bank and previously worked at Orr’s Department Store.
She was a member of St. Thomas More Catholic Church and former member of St. Bernard’s Catholic Church, Easton.
Attorney Richard (Dick) W. Shaffer, 84, of Allentown, died peacefully Jan. 15, 2018, at his home, surrounded by his loving family. He was the husband of Sally Ann (Oberrender) Shaffer. They were married for 60 years. Born in Pocono Lake, he was a son of the late Elmer and Edna (Wagner) Shaffer.
George Kislock, 77, of Emmaus, died Jan. 19, 2018, at St. Luke’s Hospital, Fountain Hill. He was the husband of Barbara J. (Fischl) Kislock. They celebrated 57 years of marriage. Born in Ashland, he was the son of the late Joseph and Anna (Uhrynn) Kislock.
He received a degree in drafting from Penn State University and was a draftsman all his life, retiring from Mack Trucks. He was a member of U.A.W. Local #677.
He was a member of St. Michael’s Byzantine Catholic Church, Allentown.
Carlene A. Thompson, 68, of Macungie, died Feb. 1, 2018, in the Lehigh Valley Hospital, Salisbury Township. She was the wife of Richard J. Thompson. They celebrated their 38th wedding anniversary in April, 2017. She was a daughter of the late Carl and Elouise (Reddish) Hopkins.
She was a graduate of South Broward High School and Broward Community College.
She worked as a registered nurse with Advantage Home Care.
Saraellen E. Wetherhold, 89, of Lower Macungie Township, died Feb. 1, 2018, at the Lutheran Home at Topton. Born in Allentown, she was the daughter of the late Earl and Elsie (Kipple) Wetherhold.
She retired from Air Products and Chemicals, Trexlertown, where she worked as an executive secretary for 42 years and also served as chair of the activities committee for many years.
She enjoyed playing bridge, traveled the world and served as a judge for the Emmaus Halloween parade. She often was found watching tennis matches both current and classic.