East Penn Press

Wednesday, October 17, 2018

Alberta Miller

Wednesday, October 17, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

of Macungie

Alberta Miller, 86, of Macungie, died Oct. 12, 2018, in Lehigh Valley Hospital, Cedar Crest. She was the wife of John W. “Jack” Miller Jr. They celebrated their 64th wedding anniversary in January. Born in Dyersburg, Tenn., she was a daughter of the late Hubertus and Genevieve (Zerolis) Heemskerk.

She was a graduate of St. John’s High School, Benton Harbor, Mich.

She was a member of St. Thomas More Church, Allentown.

Stephanie Yothers

Wednesday, October 17, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

of Macungie

Stephanie Yothers, 63, of Macungie, died Sept. 22, 2018, at St. Luke’s Hospice House, Bethlehem. She was the wife of the late Darryl V. Yothers who died in 2011. Born in Alexandria, La., she was the daughter of the late Stephen M. and Elizabeth V. (Durback) Marchak.

She is survived by a daughter, Amber; son, Jordan; aunts, uncles and cousins. She was predeceased by a sister, Kathy Marchak.

Services will be held 11 a.m. Nov. 2 at the Bachman, Kulik & Reinsmith Funeral Home, 225 Elm St., Emmaus. Calling hours will be held 10 to 11 a.m. Nov. 2 in the funeral home.

David H. Hallman

Wednesday, October 17, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

born in Emmaus

David H. Hallman, 66, of Allentown, died Sept. 29, 2018, in Allentown. Born in Emmaus, he was the son of the late Pierce and Miriam (Erdman) Hallman.

He worked for Sarco Manufacturing, Allentown, for many years before retiring.

He is survived by a son, David E. and his wife Fanny; grandson, David J.; two brothers. He was predeceased by a brother and a sister.

Contributions may be made to St. John’s U.C.C., Fullerton or the Northampton Assembly of God, both in care of the Schisler Funeral Home, 2119 Washington Ave., Northampton, 18067.

Milton E. Hoff

Wednesday, October 17, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

of Zionsville

Milton E. Hoff, “Uncle Milty,” 85, of Zionsville, died Sept. 30, 2018, at St. Luke’s Hospital, Bethlehem. He was the husband of Jean A. (McCarthy) Hoff. Born in Philadelphia, he was the son of the late Harry Hoff Sr. and Ethel (Lerch) Hoff.

He was a member of St. Ann Roman Catholic Church, Emmaus and the KoC Council #4649 St. Isidore Council, Quakertown.

He was a Korean War Navy veteran and received his certification in radio and radar electronics. He went on to receive his certificate in electrical engineering from ICS.

Richard B. “Dick” Wieand

Wednesday, October 17, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

partner, Wieand and Company, Inc.

Richard B. Wieand, 89, of Emmaus, died Oct. 8, 2018, in Lehigh Valley Hospital. He was the husband of Judith M. (Underwood) Wieand. They were married for 67 years. Born in Allentown, he was the son of the late Albert B. and Katherine (Smith) Wieand.

He was a 1946 graduate of Emmaus High School, serving as class president and a 1950 graduate of Gettysburg College.

He honorably served his country in the Army during the Korean Conflict.

He was a partner with his brother at Wieand and Company, Inc. for 40 years, retiring in 1996.

Peter H. Kells

Wednesday, October 17, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

of Alburtis

Peter H. Kells, 68, of Alburtis, died Oct. 7, 2018, at home. Born in Allentown, he was the son of the late Harold and Blanche (Kuhns) Kells.

He worked for his family business, K.C. Stoves and Fireplaces, in Alburtis and later as a bartender at the Alburtis Fire Co.

He was a proud U.S. Marine, serving during the Vietnam War.

Contributions may be made to Toys for Tots, Allentown, c/o Schmoyer Funeral Home, P.O. Box 190, Breinigsville, 18031.

Services with military honors will be private.

Louise J. Toth

Wednesday, October 17, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

of Salisbury

Louise J. Toth, 83, of Salisbury Township, died Oct. 7, 2018. She was the wife of the late Stanley M. Toth. Born in Allentown, she was the daughter of the late James and Lillian (Nickles) Pearson.

She was a member of Christ Lutheran Church and a former member of St. Stephens Lutheran Church.

She was employed at Western Union for 20 plus years before retiring.

She enjoyed gardening, vacationing and most of all spending time with her family.

Roberta May Sherwin

Wednesday, October 17, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

of Macungie

Roberta May Sherwin, 75, of Macungie, died peacefully Oct. 12, 2018. She was the wife of Gerald P. Sherwin, M.D. They were married for 37 years. Born in Whitinsville, Mass., she was the daughter of the late Robert F. and Lucille M. (Tancrell) Romasco.

She graduated from Mecklenburg High School, Class of 1960, in Charlotte, N.C. She graduated from Mercy School of Nursing, Class of 1963, also in Charlotte, N.C. She worked as an operating room nurse at Lehigh Valley Hospital – Cedar Crest from 1975 until her retirement in 2003.

George J. Smits

Wednesday, October 17, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

formerly of Macungie

George J. Smits, 87, formerly of Macungie, died Oct. 14, 2018, in Cedarbrook Nursing Home, South Whitehall Township. He was the husband of the late Dorothy E. (Neuls) Smits. Born in Patterson, N.J., he was a son of the late Garrett and Anna (Fredericks) Smits.

He was a U.S. Army veteran of the Korean War and played with the Second Infantry Division Band.

Warren H. Hanley

Wednesday, October 17, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

of Upper Milford Township

Warren H. Hanley, 89, of Upper Milford Township, died Oct. 10, 2018, in Mosser Nursing Home, Trexlertown. He was the husband of the late Elaine M. (Ehret) Hanley. Born in New York, N.Y., he was the son of the late Henry and Elizabeth (Swoyer) Hanley.

Prior to retiring in 1992, he was employed in the maintenance department of the East Penn School District for 28 years.

He was a member of Cedar Lutheran Church, Allentown and volunteered at Cedarbrook Nursing Home for more than 25 years.