East Penn Press

Monday, February 18, 2019

Nancy A. Hersh

Thursday, December 13, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

formerly of Wescosville

Nancy A. Hersh, 87, formerly of Wescosville, died Dec. 6, 2018, in the Phoebe Home, Allentown. Born in Dallas, Texas, she was the daughter of the late Franklin C. and Emma R. (Kramlich) Hersh.

She was a 1949 graduate of Allentown High School and received a bachelor of science degree from Drexel University in 1953. She was a member of Alpha Sigma Alpha Sorority.

Mary Ellen Oberdorf

Thursday, December 13, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

of Emmaus

Mary Ellen Oberdorf, 74, of Emmaus, died at home Dec. 7, 2018. Born in Baltimore, Md., she was the daughter of Bonita M. (Sonntag) Oberdorf and the late Richard C. Oberdorf.

She was a graduate of the University of Maryland where she earned her bachelor of arts degree in education.

She was a member of The Lutheran Church of the Holy Spirit, Emmaus.

She began her working career as a special education teacher, pausing to raise her family. She returned to the workforce at AT&T for several years and then as a successful independent consultant.

Helen Gery

Thursday, December 13, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

of Salisbury Township

Helen (Rodgers) Gery, 96, of Salisbury Township, died Dec. 7, 2018, in Cedarbrook Nursing Home, South Whitehall Township. She was married for 60 years to the late John R. Gery, when he passed away June 15, 2004. Born in West Catasauqua, she was the daughter of the late Hugh and Mary (Sharkey) Rodgers.

She was a graduate of Whitehall High School.

She was employed at Hess Brothers in the 1940s, was a real estate sales person for Deutsch Realty and A.R. Ulans Realty for 17 years, retiring in 1982.

She was a member of St. Paul’s Roman Catholic Church, Allentown.

William E. Confer

Thursday, December 13, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

of Alburtis

William E. Confer, 80, of Alburtis, died Nov. 26, 2018, at home. He was the husband of Kathy J. (Kurtz) Confer to whom he was married for 44 years in May. Born in Alburtis, he was a son of the late Warren H. and Miriam G. (Haas) Confer.

He worked for Bethlehem Steel as a crane operator for 30 years, retiring in 1996.

He was a member of Alburtis Rod and Gun Club and NIMROD Wildlife Association.

He enjoyed fishing, hunting and watching his favorite football team, the Washington Redskins.

He served in the U.S. Army.

Walter R. Conway

Thursday, December 13, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

of Emmaus

Walter “Walt” Robert Conway, 85, of Emmaus, died peacefully Dec. 5, 2018. He was the husband of the late Carol Ann (Brahler) Conway to whom he was married for 55 years. Born in Scranton, he was a son of the late Joseph and Beatrice Marie Dougher Conway.

He was a graduate of St. Paul’s High School and completed two years at the University of Scranton prior to enlisting in the Army. Following his honorable discharge from the Army he worked for Bell Telephone and retired from AT&T as an executive administrative sales manager.

Paulos Davrados

Thursday, December 6, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

of Macungie

Paulos Davrados, 67, of Macungie, died Nov. 26, 2018, at St. Luke’s Hospital, Allentown. He was the husband of the late Miriam (Horta) Davrados, who died Oct. 28, 2018.

He was a chef by trade and owned several restaurants throughout the Lehigh Valley.

He is survived by a son, Nick and his wife Jessica and their children, Ariadne, Phaedra and Dimitrios; daughter, Natasha.

Services are private. Arrangements are entrusted to the Bachman, Kulik & Reinsmith Funeral Home, Allentown.

David M. Kuncio

Thursday, December 6, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

Tyler Pipe employee

David M. Kuncio, 71, of Macungie, died Nov. 28, 2018, in Lehigh Valley Hospital. He was the husband of the late Brenda A. (Mertz) Kuncio. Born in Allentown, he was the son of Mary (Lisi) Kuncio and the late John Kuncio Sr.

He worked for Tyler Pipe for 35 years, retiring in 2009.

He honorably served his country in the Navy during Vietnam.

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

AnnMarie Brimble

Thursday, December 6, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

of Emmaus

AnnMarie (Stianche) Brimble, 73, of Emmaus, died Dec. 2, 2018, at the Phoebe Home, Allentown. She was the wife of Gary M. Brimble. They celebrated 55 years of marriage. Born in Hauto, she was the daughter of the late Antoinette Stianche.

She was employed at J.C. Penney, Whitehall, for 29 years until retiring.

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

She is survived by her husband; children, Michelle and her husband Bart Schmidt, Gary Jr., Christopher and his fiancee, Rick Caroto; brother, Robert Griffin.