East Penn Press

Sunday, March 24, 2019

Terry LeVan

Thursday, February 14, 2019 by The Press in Obituaries

of Allentown

Terry R. LeVan, 71, of Allentown, died Jan. 31, 2019, in Lehigh Valley Hospital, Cedar Crest, Salisbury Township. He was the son of the late Robert G. and Margaret A. (Shoener) LeVan.

He was a past member of Emmanuel UCC, Allentown.

He was an attendant at the YMCA in Allentown for many years.

He is survived by cousins.

Services are private. Arrangements were made by the Robert C. Weir Funeral Home, Allentown.

Luigi Mannino

Thursday, February 14, 2019 by The Press in Obituaries

of Lower Macungie Township

Luigi Mannino, 85, of Lower Macungie Township, died Feb. 4, 2019, at Lehigh Valley Hospital, Salisbury Township. He was the husband of Ninfa (Merendino) Mannino. Born in Carini, Sicily, Italy, he was the son of the late Antonio and Rosa (Mannino) Mannino.

He was of the Catholic faith.

He is survived by his wife; sons, Antonio and Giuseppe; sister, Rosa Randazzo; grandchildren, Luigi, Ninfa, Rosa, Salvatore, Giuseppe and Gabriella.

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

Frances H. Stout

Thursday, February 14, 2019 by The Press in Obituaries

of Salisbury Township

Frances H. “CieCie” Stout, 74 of Salisbury Township, died at home, Feb. 6, 2019. She was the wife of the late Dale J. “Doc” Stout who died Sept. 15, 2018. They celebrated 54 years of marriage. Born in Bethlehem, she was the daughter of the late John G. and Hermina R. (Gollatz) Pors.

She was a presser for the former Forte Neckwear and worked as a cook at the Wiley House.

She was a member of Jerusalem Lutheran Church of Eastern Salisbury.

She enjoyed meeting her friends at McDonald’s on South Fourth Street.

Irene T. Engelman

Thursday, February 14, 2019 by The Press in Obituaries

of Macungie

Irene T. (Maier) Engelman, 83, of Macungie, formerly of Altoona, died Feb. 8, 2019, in Luther Crest. She was the wife of the late Alphonse E. Engelman. Born in Altoona, she was the daughter of the late Ludwig and Margaret (Strassburger) Maier.

She was a devoted homemaker.

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

She was a member of the Emmaus Newcomers Club, the Mercantile Club of Emmaus and the Optimisses.

She enjoyed playing bridge and pinochle.

Howard W. Pattillo

Thursday, February 14, 2019 by The Press in Obituaries

Air Products & Chemicals engineer

Howard W. Pattillo, 89, of Macungie, died Feb. 3, 2019, with his family by his side. He was the husband of Aileen Pattillo. They were married for 57 years. Born in East St. Louis, Ill., he was the son of the late Edith Vivian Osment and John Pattillo.

He grew up dirt poor sleeping on a mattress with his two older siblings and always joked about “guess who got stuck sleeping in the middle!” As a teenager he worked on the railroads in the summer. He was good at football but couldn’t try out because he missed too much school.

Agnes Bonesch

Wednesday, February 6, 2019 by The Press in Obituaries

of Macungie

Agnes “Nancy” Bonesch, 88, of Macungie, died Feb. 4, 2019. She was the wife of the late Raymond T. Bonesch who died in 1999. They were married for 40 years. Born in Philadelphia, she was the daughter of the late Robert and Estella (Law) Roth.

She was a systems analyst at Bell Telephone Co., then later worked for BASD and Dun and Bradstreet.

She was a member of the Cathedral Church of the Nativity, Bethlehem.

She is survived by a daughter, Christie and granddaughters, Skylar and Julia Vertrees, with whom she resided. She was predeceased by brothers John and Edwin.

Anna Mae Ettinger

Wednesday, February 6, 2019 by The Press in Obituaries

of Emmaus

Anna Mae Ettinger, 98, of Emmaus, died Jan. 27, 2019, in her home. Born in Seisholtzville, she was a daughter of the late Clinton C. and Elizabeth A. (Bauer) Hillegass.

Prior to retiring, she was employed as a sewing machine operator at Emmaus Manufacturing for 35 years.

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

Family was very important to her and she loved the time spent traveling with them.

Robert A. “Bobby” Gilbert

Wednesday, February 6, 2019 by The Press in Obituaries

Mack Trucks retiree

Robert A. “Bobby” Gilbert, 83, and longtime resident of Macungie, died suddenly Jan. 30, 2019, in Lehigh Valley Hospital, Salisbury Township. He was the husband of Dorothea M. (Helfrich) Gilbert for 54 years. Born in Allentown, he was the son of the late Ray G. and Eva F.A. (Roth) Gilbert.

He was a member of Solomon’s UCC, Macungie.

He was a 1955 graduate of Emmaus High School and worked for Mack Trucks for over 33 years until retiring.

He honorably served his country with the U.S. Army.

Catherine M. Hillegas

Wednesday, February 6, 2019 by The Press in Obituaries

of Emmaus

Catherine M. Hillegas, 95, of Emmaus, died peacefully Feb. 4, 2019, at Lehigh Valley Hospital, Cedar Crest. She was the wife of the late Stanley Hillegas. Born in Emmaus, she was the daughter of the late William and Rose (McClellan) Antrim.

Before retiring, she worked at the Emmaus Shirt Factory and Rental Uniform (Cintas).

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

Richard “Rick” H Krieg Jr.

Wednesday, February 6, 2019 by The Press in Obituaries

Salisbury H.S. graduate

Richard “Rick” H Krieg Jr., 60, of Allentown, died unexpectedly Jan. 29, 2019, at Lehigh Valley Hospital, Cedar Crest campus, with his family by his side. Born in Allentown, he was the son of Ruth M. and Richard H. Krieg Sr.

He was a graduate of Salisbury High School, where he played football and baseball. He also played baseball with the Moondogs of The Twin River League. He was a member of the over 40 teams that played in Phoenix, Ariz. in the NABA World Series.

He was employed at Kidspace, Schnecksville Campus.