Stephen S. Emery Sr., 84, of Macungie, formerly of Allentown, died July 1, 2018. He was the husband of Shirley J. (Gangawere). They celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary this past December. Born in Allentown, he was a son of the late John and Isabel (Fehr) Emery Sr.
He proudly served his country in the U.S. Army during the Korean War.
He worked at Mack Trucks, Inc., Allentown for 21 years as a lift truck operator, retiring in 1987.
C. Dean Frankenfield, 95, of Macungie, died at home June 27, 2018. He was the husband of Diana (Trinkle) Schenkenberger Frankenfield and the late Beverly (Bemm) Frankenfield. Born in Emmaus, he was the son of the late John and Octavia (Link) Frankenfield.
Barbara S. Blair, 87, of Emmaus, died July 8, 2018, in Lehigh Valley Hospital. She was the wife of Walter J. Blair for 61 years. Born in The Bronx, and raised in Yonkers, N.Y., she was the daughter of the late Gertrude and George Simonsen. She and her husband moved to the Lehigh Valley in 1960.
She was a graduate of the Halsted School, Yonkers, N.Y. and Berkeley College, New York, N.Y. She worked for the American Cyanamid Company located at 30 Rockefeller Plaza, New York, N.Y. Years later she was employed by Rodale Press, Emmaus.
Ann Lick, 87, of Macungie, died July 8, 2018, at home surrounded by her family. She was the wife of the late Franklin G. Lick, who died in 1994. Born in Emmaus, she was the daughter of the late John and Anna (Kocis) Yanochko.
She had worked for the Washington Sentinel newspaper when she resided in the District of Columbia area.
She was a member of St. Ann Catholic Church, Emmaus and loved the experience of traveling the world with her husband.
A Celebration of Life for Abigail Susan Hoats will be held 1 to 4 p.m. July 21 at the Banana Factory, 25 W. Third Street, Bethlehem.
Donations made to Engineers Without Borders in memory of Abby may have been returned to sender due to an incorrect address. Please accept our apologies and re-send to P.O. Box 26492, San Francisco, Calif., 94126.
Olga Gulla, 90, of Emmaus and Clarks Summit, died July 6, 2018. She was the wife of the late Thomas Gulla and the daughter of the late Anna and John Balascak.
She was co-owner of Gulla’s Mobile Service Station and a member of St. Matthew’s E.C. Church, Emmaus.
John D. Roeder, 61, of Lehighton, formerly of Parryville, died July 5, 2018, in his home. He was the husband of the late Debra C. (Geho) Roeder, who died in 2007. Born in Allentown, he was a son of Jane R. (Yoachim) Roeder and the late George T. Roeder.
He was the owner of the former Simeon Moats Hardwood Flooring Contracting and later worked at Lorah’s, Walnutport.
He was a life member of Parryville Volunteer Fire Co.
He was a 1975 graduate of Emmaus High School.
Charles D. Lichtenwalner, 87, of Alburtis, died July 8, 2018, in Heather Glen Senior Living. He was the husband of the late Jacqueline L. (Smith) Lichtenwalner. Born in Breinigsville, he was the son of the late Oscar and Lillie (Moyer) Lichtenwalner.
He worked for the Boyertown Foundry and later for Buckeye Pipeline, retiring in 1998.
He is survived by six nieces and two nephews. He was predeceased by a brother, Donald and a sister, Marion Merkel.
Neal W. Bold, 79, of Emmaus, died July 2, 2018, in St. Luke’s, Allentown, under hospice care. He was the beloved husband of Eleanor (Costello) Bold for the last 44 years. Born in Allentown, he was the son of the late Joseph and Mildred (Whitehouse) Bold.
He was a 1956 graduate of Allentown High School.
He honorably served his country in the U.S. Marine Corp. and the U.S. Navy Reserve in the Seabee’s, earning the rank of E-6 (Petty Officer 1st Class).
Barbara M. Schmid, of Wilmington, N.C., formerly of Charles Town, W. Va., died June 15, 2018, in her home. Born in Brooklyn, N.Y., she was the daughter of Maria B. Schmid, of Emmaus and Erwin R. Schmid, of Allentown.
She was a graduate of Emmaus High School and Pennsylvania State University with an advanced degree from American University.