Barry F. Szajkovics, 51, of Wescosville, died Oct. 25, 2017, in his home. He was the husband of Teresa A. Szajkovics, of Allentown. Born in Philadelphia, he was the son of the late Margaret J. (Hafner) Szajkovics. He was also the son of his adoptive parents Marian G. (Molinaro) Howell and the late Leo K. Howell Sr.
Alfred E. “Mickey” Bachert Jr., 70, of Emmaus, died Oct. 12, 2017, at Lehigh Valley Hospice, Allentown. He was the husband of Kristen (Fey) Bachert. They were married for 28 years. Born in Allentown, he was the son of the late Alfred E. Sr. and Catherine E.E. (Erie) Bachert.
He was employed at Onufer Aluminum Co. for over 35 years.
He was a member of St. Matthew’s E.C. Church, Emmaus.
Paulette J. Miller, 74, of Macungie, died Oct. 24, 2017, in Lehigh Valley Hospital. She was the wife of Linden L. Miller. They were together for over 46 years. Born in Kutztown, she was a daughter of the late Paul and Ruth Stopp.
She worked for John Rems Manufacturing Company for 10 years and Saucony Shoe Factory for over 25 years and part-time for Kalmbach Park for over five years.
Glenn Wesley, 59, of Lower Macungie, died Oct. 27, 2017, after a month-long, massive cardiac struggle. He was the husband of Dorothy Jane (Bodnyk). They were married for 36 years. He was the son of Jean Wesley, of King of Prussia and the late Kurt Wesley.
Leslie M. “Les” Miller, 73, of Macungie, died Oct. 20, 2017. He was the husband of Bonnie Lou (Schmick) Miller. They were married for 52 years. Born in Palmerton, he was the son of the late Mark U. and Beulah M. (Jones) Miller and stepson of Helen M. (Fox) Miller.
He worked as a custodian for East Penn School District for many years, retiring in 2010. Previously he worked for Lehigh Valley Dairy in ice cream cold storage.
He was an active member of Jerusalem Western Salisbury Church.
Louis C. “Jack” Falcone, formerly of Roseto/Bangor, a 44-year resident of Salisbury Township, died at home Oct. 17, 2017 surrounded by his wife and family. He was the husband of Mary Jane (Ramonis) Falcone. They were married for 51 years.
He was an Army combat veteran.
He is survived by his wife; two sons, Louis D. and Chris; daughter-in-law, April; grandson, Calvin.
Memorial donations may be made to the National Museum of the U.S. Army, Attn.: Beth Seaman/Memorial Gifts, 2425 Wilson Blvd., Arlington, Va. 22201 or online at https://armyhistory.org/donate
Dorothy M. Monteleone, 95, formerly of Emmaus and Allentown, died peacefully Oct. 6, 2017. She was the wife of the late Dr. Lou Monteleone who died in December 1996. Born in Augusta Springs, Va., she was the daughter of the late Leate Jarman and Annie Elizabeth (Heiston) Hammer.
She grew up in Hanover and graduated from Hanover High School in 1939.
She worked in the dental office, in Allentown, with her husband for many years.
She loved painting, gardening, sewing, cooking, baking and spending time with family and friends.
Robert W. Solt, 89, of Frankenmuth, Mich., died Aug. 31, 2017, in his home. Born in Allentown, he was the son of the late Charles R. and Myrtle (Gaugler) Solt. In 1944, he met Clarence H. and Ella Hauser, his mother and father in Emmaus until their deaths.
He was a 1945 graduate of Emmaus High School and entered the U.S. Army and served until November 1946.
In 1951, he received his Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Michigan, majoring in journalism. He was a life member of the University of Michigan Alumni Association.
Elizabeth J. Strouse, 88, of Emmaus, died Oct. 17, 2017, at St. Luke’s Hospice House, Bethlehem. She was the wife of the late Robert H. Strouse, who died March 16, 2017. The couple observed their 69th wedding anniversary before her husband’s death. Born in Allentown, she was the daughter of the late William J. and Martha L. (Fiest) Jacobs.
She was a member of St. John’s United Church of Christ, Allentown, where she was a Sunday school teacher for 50 years.
She was a graduate of Allentown High School.
Jennifer Marie Hamscher, 47, of Emmaus, and formerly of Las Vegas and California, died Oct. 20, 2017, in Lehigh Valley Hospital. Born in Allentown, she was the daughter of the late Gerald “Russ” and Sylvia (Molotzak) Hamscher.
She was a gentle soul, full of laughter and kindness, with a tremendous heart who loved her family and life by her own rules.