Robert B. Slaby, 80, formerly of Ancient Oaks, Macungie, died Jan. 17, 2018, in Mosser Nursing Home. He was the husband of Elizabeth B. (Bulavage) Slaby. Born in Coaldale, he was the son of the late Michael and Ann (Karitis) Slaby.
He worked as a computer operator for Lehigh Valley Dairy for many years. He was also a school bus driver.
He was a member of The Lutheran Church of the Holy Spirit, Emmaus.
He had a passion for umpiring softball.
He loved to travel and was a regular blood donor and volunteer for Meals on Wheels.
The Rev. Richard Wagner Spengler, 81, of Estero, Fla. and Macungie, died Jan. 23, 2018, at his home in Estero. He was the husband of Mary Ann (Hartzell) Spengler. They were married for 57 years in June. Born in Bath, he was the son of the late Earl and Elsie Spengler.
He is survived by his wife; sons, David, of Tokyo, Japan, James, of Bryn Mawr and Stephen and his wife Susan, of LaGrange, N.C.; granddaughters Emily, Lisa and Mary Ella; brother Earl. He was predeceased by brothers, Daniel and Mark and sister, Eileen.
Donald P. Fegely, 82, of Emmaus, died Jan. 23, 2018, at Cedarbrook Nursing Home, Allentown. He was the husband of Maryanne (Brown) Fegely. They celebrated 45 years of marriage. Born in Emmaus, he was the son of the late Paul T. and Leona M. (Bauman) Fegely.
He served in the U.S. Air Force and was a member of St. John’s UCC, Emmaus.
He was employed at Western Electric/Lucent for 38 years until retiring.
He was an avid golfer and was proud of making a hole-in-one at the Allentown Municipal Golf Course.
Lois E. Kirschner, 86, of Macungie, died Jan. 28, 2018, at St. Luke’s Hospital, Allentown campus. She was the wife of Charles Clayton Kirschner. Born in Philadelphia, she was the daughter of the late Walter Webster and Mary (Bell) Stowman
She worked for Harleysville Insurance Company, retiring in 1997.
She was a member of Lehigh Valley Baptist Church.
She honorably served her country in the Navy during the Korean Conflict.
Barbara Ann Kohler, 79, of Bethlehem, died Jan. 24, 2018. Born in Emmaus, she was the daughter of the late Walter and Minerva (Carl) Kohler.
She was a registered nurse at St. Luke’s Hospital for 40 years.
She was a member of St. John’s UCC, Emmaus.
She leaves behind many friends and colleagues.
Contributions may be made to Forgotten Felines, 6022 Mountain Road, Germansville, 18053.
Services are private. Arrangements were made by the Bachman, Kulik & Reinsmith Funeral Home, Emmaus.
Naomi E. Swoyer, 81, of Allentown, died Jan. 22, 2018, in the Lehigh Valley Hospice Unit. She was the wife of the late Harry K. Swoyer, who died in 2003. They were married for 43 years. Born in Bradford, she was the daughter of the late Paul and Edna (Van Luvander) Peterson.
She worked at the Children’s Home in Topton and more recently was a supervisor for Access before retiring.
She was a member of Concordia Lutheran Church, Macungie.
Marie Maffeo, 91, formerly of Lower Macungie Township, died Jan. 16, 2018, in Lehigh Center, Macungie. She was the wife of the late Michael Maffeo.
She was employed as an executive secretary in New York City for many years until retiring. Born in New York City, she was the daughter of the late Vincent and Carmela (Toscano) Scicchitano.
She was a member of St. Thomas More Catholic Church, Allentown and was a member of its Prime Time Seniors Group.
Joseph Francis Martignetti, 88, of Luther Crest, Allentown, formerly of Powder Valley and Lansdowne, died peacefully with his family at his side Jan. 27, 2018, at Lehigh Valley Hospital after a brief illness. He was the husband of Mary (Bauer) Martignetti for 63 years. Born in Atlantic City, he was the son of Felice and Genevieve Martignetti.
Merissa L. Frye, 28, of Zionsville, died Jan. 27, 2018, at Lehigh Valley Hospital, Cedar Crest. Born in Allentown, she was the daughter of Herbert and Wendy (Mill) Frye.
She had a great passion for her animals “Kit-Kat” the cat, “Blaze” the bunny and her many birds. She was an avid horseback rider and cherished many trips and vacations with her beloved grandparents and spending quality time with her horse and the outdoors.
She enjoyed four wheeling, fishing and spending time with family and friends at their mountain home.
Roger C. Bean, 76, of Emmaus, died Jan. 22, 2018, in Lehigh Valley Hospital.
Graveside services will be held 11 a.m. Jan. 31 in the Emmaus Moravian Cemetery.
Arrangements were made by the Schantz Funeral Home, P.C., Emmaus.