East Penn Press

Wednesday, May 23, 2018

Terry Gerald Shingler

Tuesday, April 3, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

MGM’s headline band drummer

Terry Gerald Shingler, 63, of McAllen, Texas, died Feb. 23, 2018, at Comfort House, McAllen, Texas. He was the husband of Mary (Chen) Shingler. Born in Allentown, he was a son of the late Regina (Kemmerer) Shingler and Gerald Knauss Shingler.

He was a 1972 Emmaus High School graduate and earned the John Phillip Sousa award for outstanding musicianship.

He started percussion with drum lessons at an early age. After taking lessons at his father’s studio, he continued weekly lessons, studying privately in Philadelphia.

Barbara E. Roth

Tuesday, April 3, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

member, St. John’s Lutheran, Emmaus

Barbara E. “Barbie Doll” Roth, 91, died peacefully March 29, 2018. She resided with her daughter Heidi and son-in-law Martin. She was the wife of the late Charles E. Roth. Born in Allentown, she was the daughter of the late Courtland and Dorothy (Sibbach) McNelly.

She graduated from Allentown School of Nursing in 1947 and worked for various private doctors and at the former Allentown General Hospital before joining her husband as co-owner of C.E. Roth Formal Wear.

She loved traveling to Aruba and considered that her second home.

Doris J. (Long) Dornblaser

Thursday, March 29, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

of Alburtis

Doris J. “Dully” (Long) Dornblaser, 80, of Alburtis, died March 19, 2018, in her residence. She was the loving wife of Kenneth C. Dornblaser. They were married for 60 years. Born in Alburtis, she was a daughter of the late Morris and Elsie (Wetzel) Long.

She was a member of Church of the Good Shepherd United Church of Christ, Alburtis.

She was a 1955 graduate of Emmaus High School.

Catherine M. Buczewski

Thursday, March 29, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

of Emmaus

Catherine M. Buczewski, 82, of Emmaus, died March 17, 2018. She was the wife of the late Joseph F. Buczewski.

She is survived by sons, Christopher and his wife Jann, of Macungie and Gregory and his wife Louise, of Nanticoke; grandchildren, Andrew and his wife Lisa and Laura and her husband Andrew Worman; great-grandchildren, Ashtyn and Ensley; sister Barbara Kaminski. She was predeceased by a brother Edward Lipinski.

Services are private at the convenience of the family. Arrangements were made by the Boyko Funeral Home, Allentown.

Nicholas Natysyn

Thursday, March 29, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

Emmaus Post Office employee

Nicholas Natysyn, 91, of Emmaus, died March 23, 2018, in his home. He was the husband of the late Joyce H. (Fogel) Natysyhn, who died in 1996. Born in Emmaus, he was the son of the late Anthony and Mary (Prestoch) Natysyn.

He worked at the Emmaus post office for 36 years until his retirement.

He served his country with the United States Army during World War II.

Minnie E. White

Thursday, March 29, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

member, St. Margaret’s Episcopal

Minnie E. White, 88, formerly of Emmaus, died March 23, 2018, at Fellowship Manor, Whitehall. She was the wife of the late Lester E. White Jr., who died in 2017. Born in Nazareth, she was the daughter of the late Walter E. and Berdie (Smith) Abel.

She was a member of St. Margaret’s Episcopal Church, Emmaus, where she worked as the secretary from 1964 to 1973.

She was a club member of the Emmaus Woman’s Club and the National Secretary Association.

Thomas M. Conley

Thursday, March 29, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

of Upper Milford Township

Thomas M. Conley, 83, of Upper Milford Township, died March 22, 2018, at the Inpatient Hospice Unit at Lehigh Valley Hospital. Born in Pittsburgh, he was the husband of Carolyn A. (Prosser) Conley. They were married for 56 years.

He was a member of St. Ann Catholic Church, Emmaus.

He was an Army veteran.

He worked for Mack Trucks as an industrial engineer for many years until his retirement.

He was a member of the Emmaus Senior Golf League and enjoyed working in his yard and garden.

Diane A. Keister, Ed.D.

Thursday, March 29, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

of Lower Macungie Township

Diane A. Keister, Ed.D., 71, of Lower Macungie Township, died March 21, 2018, in her home surrounded by her family. She was the wife of Irvin E. Keister. Born in Harrisburg, she was the daughter of the late Janice (Weibley) and Harry Alleman.

She was a graduate of Gettysburg College, Kutztown University and Lehigh University with a doctorate in education.

She was a teacher, elementary school principal and the director of curriculum at Southern Lehigh School District.

Troy M. Heck

Thursday, March 29, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

of Emmaus

Troy M. Heck, 38, of Emmaus, died March 23, 2018. He was the loving son of Stephen and Donna Heck.

He leaves to mourn his passing in addition to his parents; brother Joe and his wife Ashley; loving aunts, uncles and a host of extended family and friends.

Contributions may be made to the church.

Services will take place 11 a.m. March 29 at St. John’s U.C.C., 139 N. 4th St., Emmaus. Calling hours begin 10 a.m. in the church.

Ministry of Comfort entrusted to Judd-Beville Funeral Home, Inc., Allentown.