East Penn Press

Thursday, December 14, 2017

JoAnne (Helriegel) Bevins

Wednesday, November 1, 2017 by The Press in Obituaries

Salisbury H.S. graduate

JoAnne Bevins, 51, died Oct. 16, 2017, at home. She was the daughter of John R. Helriegel Jr., of Sciota, and Gail Horvath, of Breinigsville.

She was a graduate of Salisbury Senior High School, Salisbury Township.

She was a Pack #146 den mother for two years in Cub Scouts, something she really loved.

She served her country in the United States Air Force.

Stephen C. Webb

Wednesday, November 1, 2017 by The Press in Obituaries

formerly of Emmaus

Stephen Charles Webb, 68, of Weatherly, formerly of Emmaus, died Oct. 15, 2017. He was the husband of the late Margaret Jane (Nickols) Webb. Born in Alexandria, Va., he was the son of the late Charles Edward and Helen Jean (Millspaugh) Webb.

He graduated from University of Virginia with a Bachelor of Science degree and then from the University of Wisconsin with a master’s degree in chemical engineering.

He worked at Air Products as a chemical engineer for many years and raised a family.

Arthur Hayden Anderson Sr.

Wednesday, November 1, 2017 by The Press in Obituaries

former IBM employee

Arthur (Andy) Hayden Anderson Sr., 85, of Whitehall, died Sept. 26, 2017, surrounded by his family. He was the husband of Sybil (Angela) Anderson. They were married for 58 years. Born in Porus, Jamaica, he was the son of Arthur and Zoe (Amy) Anderson.

After high school graduation, he worked for the Jamaican government import/export office for 18 months.

He graduated in 1961, earning a bachelor’s degree in chemistry with a minor in geology, from Howard University, Washington, D.C. In 1963 he earned a master’s degree in chemistry from American University.

Willard M. Roth

Wednesday, October 25, 2017 by The Press in Obituaries

of Lower Milford Township

Willard M. Roth, 81, of Lower Milford Township, died Oct. 20, 2017. He was the husband of the late Darlene (Mumbauer) Roth.

Born in Limeport, he was the son of the late Asher M. and Hilda J. (Trinkle) Roth.

He was a farmer in Lower Milford Township all his life.

He was a lifelong member of the Lower Milford Township Fire Company.

He is survived by a daughter, Sharon and her husband, Garry Boyer; and a grandson, Eric, and his wife, Kristin Boyer.

He was predeceased by a stillborn son, Dennis.

William R. Kistler

Wednesday, October 25, 2017 by The Press in Obituaries

owned auto body shop

William R. Kistler, 61, of Macungie, died Oct. 19, 2017, in Lehigh Valley Hospital, Salisbury Township. He was the husband of Marjorie R. (Boehm) Kistler. They celebrated their 41st wedding anniversary last August. Born in Allentown, he was a son of the late Clark D. and Violet R. (Haines) Kistler.

He was employed by Mack Trucks prior to owning and operating Bill’s Autobody, Macungie. He was last employed at Nestle Waters.

Karen M. Schmehl

Wednesday, October 25, 2017 by The Press in Obituaries

former Salisbury teacher

Karen Schmehl, 68, of Emmaus, died Oct. 22, 2017, at Lehigh Valley Hospital. Born in Hershey, she was the daughter of the late William L. F. and Mary J. (Gasper) Schmehl.

She was a member of St. Ann Catholic Church, Emmaus, where she sang in the choir.

She was a school teacher at Harry S Truman Elementary School, Salisbury Township, for nearly 35 years until retiring.

She was an avid “Snoopy” fan and collector.

She is survived by sisters, Joan, Carol Weisser (William), and Laurie (Dr. Vince Shen); brothers, John (Susan) and Charles (Donna); nieces and nephews.

John J. Dwyer

Wednesday, October 25, 2017 by The Press in Obituaries

former Air Products manager

John J. Dwyer, 89, of Lower Macungie Township, died Oct. 23, 2017. He was the husband of the late Dorothy (Dorsey) Dwyer. Born in Jersey City, N.J., he was the son of the late John and Margaret (Casey) Dwyer.

He served in the Army with the 6th Regimental Combat Team in Korea and was awarded the Combat Infantry Badge and the Army Commendation Medal.

He was a graduate of Newark College of Engineering, now NJIT, and later received a Master of Business Administration degree from Lehigh University.