East Penn Press

Thursday, December 14, 2017

Stephen T. Budinetz

Thursday, November 9, 2017 by The Press in Obituaries

member, Allentown Board of Realtors

Stephen T. Budinetz, 92, of Salisbury Township, died Oct. 30, 2017, at Phoebe Nursing Home, Richlandtown. He was the husband of the late Gladys F. (Faust) Budinetz. Born in Czechoslovakia, he was a son of the late George and Mary (Uhianiak) Budinetz.

He was a real estate agent, working in the office of John Monaghan Realtor, Allentown and was a member of the Allentown Board of Realtors.

He was a 1943 graduate of Northampton High School and a graduate of Allentown Business College.

He was a United States Coast Guard veteran, having served in World War II.

Corey Lee Larkin

Thursday, November 9, 2017 by The Press in Obituaries

of Zionsville

Corey Lee Larkin, 48, of Zionsville, died suddenly Oct. 31, 2017. He was the beloved husband of Jill Peoples.

He loved music and was the drummer for the Lunch Trucks.

He is survived by his wife; Banjo; parents Francis J. Larkin and Antoinette Horn; sisters, Stephanie and Elizabeth; brother, Michael; brothers-in-law Brian and Corey; parents-in-law Mike and Kathy Peoples.

Contributions may be made to Zionsville Area Food Pantry, P.O. Box 200, Old Zionsville, 18068 or to Dog Town Rescue, 252 Bethlehem Pike, Colmar, 18915.

Paul E. Stauffer

Thursday, November 9, 2017 by The Press in Obituaries

of Macungie

Paul E. Stauffer, 71, of Macungie, died Nov. 2, 2017, in Lehigh Valley Hospital. He was the husband of Yvonne M. (Baiocco) Stauffer. They were married for 28 years. Born in Allentown, he was the son of the late Viola (Schwartz) and Paul E. Stauffer Sr.

He worked in logistics at Knoll Manufacturing for 28 years, retiring in 2011. Previously, he worked for Mack Trucks.

He honorably served his country in the Navy during Vietnam.

He coached Emmaus Junior Legion baseball for 38 years.

John F. Knapp

Thursday, November 9, 2017 by The Press in Obituaries

of Zionsville

John F. Knapp, 73, of Zionsville, died Oct. 7, 2017. Born in Abington, he was a son of the late John Christian and Anna Magdalen (Eschner) Knapp.

He was a graduate of Cheltenham High School and Lafayette College where he graduated with a degree in electrical engineering.

He enjoyed hunting and automotive mechanics and had a lifelong love of English Springer Spaniels.

Dianne Steifel

Thursday, November 9, 2017 by The Press in Obituaries

of Emmaus

Dianne Steifel, 75, of Emmaus, died quietly Oct. 30, 2017, at Lehigh Valley Hospital, Salisbury Township. She was the wife of the late Thomas R. Steifel Sr. Born in Allentown, she was the daughter of the late Delbert and Marie (Koch) Burian.

She was a member of St. Ann Catholic Church, Emmaus and was a graduate of Allentown Central Catholic High School Class of 1960.

She is survived by children, Thomas R. Jr. and Cathleen M.; grandson, Ryan.

Arrangements were made by the Bachman, Kulik & Reinsmith Funeral Home, Emmaus.

Clarence W. Hoffert, Jr.

Thursday, November 9, 2017 by The Press in Obituaries

Emmaus H.S. graduate

Clarence W. “Bill” Hoffet, Jr., 67, of Emmaus, died Nov. 1, 2017, at Lehigh Valley Hospital, Salisbury Township. Born in Allentown, he was the son of the late Clarence W. Sr. and Genevieve (Zaboy) Hoffert.

He was a graduate of Allentown Business School and Emmaus High School, Class of 1969.

He had worked at the Little Apple Market and was an office clerk for Merrill Lynch, both in Allentown. He was also a bartender and bar manager at different clubs in the area and at The Brass Rail.

Maryjane L. Miller

Thursday, November 9, 2017 by The Press in Obituaries

of Zionsville

Maryjane L. Miller, 84, of Zionsville, died Nov. 1, 2017, at Cedarbrook Nursing Home, Allentown. Born in Atlantic City, N.J., she was the daughter of the late Clarence W. and Josephine (Steele) Foresman.

She was a member of St. John’s United Church of Christ, Emmaus.

She was a darkroom technician in the X-ray Department at Lehigh Valley Hospital, Cedar Crest Campus.

Joanne P. Sankowski

Thursday, November 9, 2017 by The Press in Obituaries

of Lower Macungie Township

Joanne P. Sankowski, of Lower Macungie Township, died Nov. 3, 2017, in St. Luke’s Hospital, Allentown. She was the wife of Edward H. Sankowski. They were married for 32 years. Born in Hellertown, she was a daughter of the late William and Ada (Ruch) Potts.

She was a 1952 graduate of Hellertown High School and was employed as a secretary at various law offices, retiring in 1992.

She was a member of St. Joseph the Worker Church, Orefield, a volunteer at Lehigh Center for 15 years, and a member of the YMCA’s “Top of the Hill.”

Maria E. Jacobs

Wednesday, November 1, 2017 by The Press in Obituaries

of Macungie

Maria E. Jacobs, 75, of Macungie, died Oct. 23, 2017, in her home surrounded by her loving family. She met her “best friend” and husband David J. Jacobs, 47 years ago in a restaurant in London, England. They celebrated their 43rd wedding anniversary last May. Born in Belfast, Northern Ireland, she was a daughter of the late James and Margaret (O’Connor) Kelly.

She was a member of St. Thomas More Catholic Church, Allentown.

She was an artist and enjoyed music and dancing. She was fun loving and will be remembered as being comical and witty.