East Penn Press

Thursday, December 14, 2017

Alfred E. “Mickey” Bachert Jr.

Wednesday, November 1, 2017 by The Press in Obituaries

of Emmaus

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

Wednesday, November 1, 2017 by The Press in Obituaries

Zion Lehigh Lutheran Church member

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.

Leslie M. “Les” Miller

Wednesday, November 1, 2017 by The Press in Obituaries

former East Penn SD employee

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

Wednesday, November 1, 2017 by The Press in Obituaries

Vietnam Army veteran

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. (Hammer) Monteleone

Wednesday, November 1, 2017 by The Press in Obituaries

formerly of Emmaus

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

Wednesday, November 1, 2017 by The Press in Obituaries

journalist, world traveler

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

Wednesday, November 1, 2017 by The Press in Obituaries

of Emmaus

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.