Lena J. Bio Ringer, 93, of Allentown, died May 22, 2018, in Lehigh Center. She was the wife of the late Michael D. Bio and Paul Ringer. Born in Palmerton, she was the daughter of the late Dominic and Mary (Bianco) Marciano.
She supported the Macungie VFW, Mercantile Club of Emmaus, Woodlawn Fire Company and the Knights of Columbus.
She was a longtime member of St. Ann Catholic Church, Emmaus.
Brian F. Hollshwandner, 49, of Emmaus, died May 20, 2018, at St. Luke’s Hospital, Fountain Hill. He was the husband of Marilyn Hollshwandner. They were married for 28 years this July. He was the son of James and Joan Hollshwandner, of Bethlehem.
He was a graduate of Liberty High School.
He worked at Tarkett Inc. and presently was employed for 18 years at St. Luke’s Hospital, Fountain Hill.
Rev. Richard Wagner Spengler, 81, of Estero, Fla. and Macungie, died Jan. 23, 2018. A memorial service was held May 19 at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, Breinigsville.
William K. Stroh, 83, of Emmaus, died peacefully May 19, 2018, with family by his side. He was the husband of the late Marguerite Kompass Strohl. Born in Bethlehem, he was a son of the late Victor Strohl and Alice (Lapp) Strohl Thomas, and stepson of the late Robert Thomas.
He received a Bachelor of Arts degree from Moravian College and a master’s degree in education with a specialization in counseling from Lehigh University.
Jean B. Welty, 88, of Emmaus, died May 17, 2018, in the Lehigh Valley Hospital, Cedar Crest. She was the wife of William J. Welty. They would have been married for 66 years this June. Born in Allentown, she was a daughter of the late Walter T. and Dorothy (Bittner) Bankhard.
She was a graduate of Allentown High School, Class of 1947.
She was a clerk for the Alfred Newhard Insurance Agency for many years before retiring from Rodale.
She was a member of Nativity Lutheran Church, Allentown and a member of the former St. Stephens Lutheran Church, Allentown.
Jeanette M. Fink, 68, of Emmaus, died May 19, 2018, in Belle Haven, Quakertown. Born in Allentown, she was the daughter of the late Owen and Florance (Kern) McElroy.
She was a secretary for ReMax and previously owned and operated the Macungie and Fogelsville Pharmacy.
She was a member of Solomon’s U.C.C., Macungie.
She is survived by a brother, Pat Costa Jr., of Allentown; sisters, Lucille Walper, of Macungie, Mary Steinhofer, of Whitehall and Darlene Bender, of Whitehall; nieces and nephews.
Kathryn M. Storm, 68, of Zionsville, died May 14, 2018. Born in Rochester, N.Y., she was a daughter of the late Walter McWilliams and the late Kathryn (Paulus) Brendle.
She was a retired claims service representative for Nationwide Insurance Company.
Mary T. Heller, 86, of Fountain Hill, formerly of Emmaus, died May 18, 2018, at ManorCare Health Services, Bethlehem. She was the wife of the late Harold S. Heller, who died in 2002. Born in Allentown, she was the daughter of the late Anton and Martha Kapun.
She was a member of University Parish of Holy Ghost, Bethlehem.
She is survived by children, Paul, Loretta and her husband John Erdman, Ann and her husband Victor Beltran and John; brother, Charles Kapun; seven grandchildren; two great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by brothers, Leonard, Joseph and Anthony Kapun.
Clifford E. Moyer, 97, died May 12, 2018. He was the husband of the late Althea L. (Kuhns) Moyer who died in 1992. At 92 years of age, he married Concertina D. Greco, who predeceased him in June 2017. Born in Northampton, he was a son of the late Clyde A. and Lottie M. Moyer.
He was a hardware clerk and buyer for M.S. Young and Co. and Shelly’s Hardware, Allentown, before working for General Electric until his retirement.
Louis C. Melinsky, 68, of Emmaus, died unexpectedly May 15, 2018. He was the devoted husband of Winnie (DiLeo) Melinsky. They were married for 30 years. Born in Bethlehem, he was a son of the late Louis A. and Stephanna (Kwiatek) Melinsky.
He was a graduate of Liberty High School and Moravian College.
He served as the business office manager at Sacred Heart Hospital for over 35 years and Grandview Hospital for eight years prior to his retirement.
He was a parishioner of the Cathedral Church of St. Catherine of Sienna, Allentown.