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Alice Jane




Entered into Rest October 28, 1950 - Alice J. Roeder nee Carl Wife of Alfred S. Roeder - 232 Jefferson St., East Greenville, Pa. Aged 84 years, 6 months and 4 days You and your family are respectfully invited to attend the funeral services on Thursday, November 2, 1950.

All services from the Hoffman Funeral Home, 221 Main St, East Greenville, Pa. at 1:30 P. M. Interment in New Goshenhoppen Reformed Cemetery, East Greenville, Pa.




New Goshenhoppen Reformed Church, Upper Hanover Township, Montgomery County, PA


Annie B.




Annie C. Trexler, 79, died last night in the house in which she was born in Rockland township, near Dryville, Berks county. She lived in the family homestead all her life. She was a daughter of the late John and Hannah (Beitler) Carl. Her husband, William E. Trexler, died 25 years ago. Surviving are two sons, John C., at home, and George M., principal of Lanark school, also at home; a daughter, Mrs. Emily Messersmith, Fleetwood; a sister, Mrs. Anson Straub Jr., Dryville, and a brother, Abraham Carl, Bowers.

Morning Call pg. 7


Allentown PA.







Henry Carl; 81; near Bowers; died Wednesday at home; husband of Mary, nee Greiss, Carl; twice married, first wife, the former Anna Geist, died some years ago. Survivors: second wife; son, George, Maxatawny; daughter, Mrs. Edwin Fenstermacher, Mill Creek Creamery; 11 grandchildren; 3 great-grandchildren; brother, George, Topton; sister, Mrs. Mary Fegely, Lyons.

Schofer funeral home, 107 Main St., Topton. Buried, Bowers cemetery.

Morning Call pg. 24


Allentown PA.

Bowers church cemetery


Norma Luella




Norma L. Rohrbach, wife of the treasurer of the Lehigh Synod of the Evangelical Reformed church, died Tuesday night at her home, 36 E. Franklin St., Topton. She was 53. Born in Longswamp township, a daughter of the late James and Alice (Cronrath) Carl, she was a member of Topton War Mothers, Ladies auxiliary of the Topton American Legion post, and St. Peter's Reformed church, Topton. She is survived by her husband, Raymond L. Rohrbach, and three children at home: Jeanette, wife of Nicholas Rintye Jr., Raymond L., Jr., Donald C.

Rev. Franklin D. Slifer will officiate at private services at 2 o'clock Saturday afternoon at the DeLong funeral home, Topton, and at the public services to follow in St. Peter's Reformed church. Burial in Maxatawny cemetery.

Morning Call pg 5


Allentown PA.







HAZEL C. GODSHALK Hazel C. Godshalk, 91, of Wind Gap, PA, died on Wednesday, December 7, 2005, at Easton Hospital, Wilson Borough. Born: She was born on January 22, 1914 in Jersey City, NJ. Personal: Her husband, Paul, died in 1997. She was employed as a sewing machine operator working in the Mt. Bethel area until retiring in 1969. Memberships: Hazel was a member of Trinity United Church of Christ in Mt. Bethel, PA. She was also a member of UNITE, the garment workers union. Survivors: She is survived by a daughter, Sonia Gray of Delaware, NJ; two sons, Pete Godshalk of Lebanon, NJ, and Robin Godshalk of Marlton, NJ; eight grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.

Services: A Memorial Service will be held on Monday at 11 a.m. in the church, 632 S. Delaware Drive, Mt. Bethel, PA, with Rev. William Shrout officiating. There will be no calling hours. The Reed/Gaffney Funeral Home, Inc., "Village of Johnsonville", Bangor, PA, is in charge of the arrangements.

Express Times pg. B-4


Easton PA.



Anna Elizabeth Keeler




Schlosser. - Anna Eliza Schlosser was born July 7, 1854 in Montgomery Co ., Pa.; died March 20, 1929; aged 74 y. 8 m. 13 d. She was an invalid f or eight years as a result of a stroke. She passed away very suddenly and unexpectedly, having been taken to the home of her daughter, Mrs. Henry Landes just a few hours before her death, after spending the winter with another daughter, Mrs. Henry Mininger. She passed many a weary hour during her sickness. Her husband passed away two years ago. She lived to see all her children unite with the Mennonite Church, the faith of her choice. She leaves to mourn her departure, 3 sons and 4 daughters (Vincent, Irvin, Clayton, Ella, wife of Warren Hillegass, Lizzie, wife of Irwin Kulp, Clara, wife of Henry Landes, Sallie, wife of Henry Mininger), 4 brothers and 1 sister (Justus, Frank, John, Howard, and Sallie, wife of John Swartley), 34 grandchildren, and 6 great-grandchildren.

Funeral services were held from the home of her son-in-law, Henry Landes, in charge of Bro. Jonas Mininger, and at the Towamencin church, conducted by Bros. Isaac Kulp and Warren Moyer. Text, Matt. 25:13.

Interment in the adjoining cemetery.

"The lights are out in the mansion of clay,
The curtains are drawn, for mother's away.
She suddenly passed o'er the threshold at night
To make her abode in that city of light."
 By the family.

Burial: Towamencin Mennonite Churchyard Kulpsville Montgomery County Pennsylvania

Gospel Herald - page 46, 47



Towamencin Mennonite Cemetery, Towamencin Township, Montgomery County, PA


Florence M.




MRS. FLORENCE M. METZ Mrs. Florence M. Metz, 88, of 166 S. Main St., Nazareth, died yesterday at the Hunterdon Medical Center, Flemington. She was a daughter of the late Dr. and Mrs. Thomas W. Cawley. She was a member of St. John's United Church of Christ, Nazareth. Surviving are two sons, Bernard of Belfast, Elmo of Chicago Park, Calif.; daughter, Mrs. Dorothy Flick of Lebanon, NJ; five grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. A son, Elwood, preceded her in death.

Funeral arrangements will be announced by the Bartholomew Funeral Home, Nazareth

Express, pg. 36


Easton, PA

Forks (aka. Salem Church) Cemetery, Forks Twp., Northampton Co., PA


Annie M.




Anna M. Zerfass, 88, of 4130 Main St., Whitehall Township, died Saturday in her home. She was the wife of the late Howard Zerfass. She was a domestic in private homes in the area for many years before retiring in 1985. Born in Ormrod, she was a daughter of the late Kasmir and Anna (Knoppic) Chinchilla. She was a member of Holy Trinity Catholic Church, Egypt. Survivors: Sister, Nellie of Allentown, and brother, Joseph of Coplay.

Mass: 10 a.m. Tuesday in the church. Call 7-8:30 p.m. Monday, Schisler Funeral Home, 2119 Washington Ave., Northampton.

Morning Call pg. D-11


Allentown PA.



Marietta Sarah




Marietta S. Leiby, 97, of Phoebe Home, 1925 Turner St., Allentown, died Nov. 24, 2006, in St. Luke's Hospital, Allentown Campus. Born in Allentown, she was a daughter of the late Christian and Amelia (DeWalt) Christine. She was a practical nurse at St. Luke's Hospital, Fountain Hill, for 15 years until retiring. Survivors: Sons, Edwin Leiby of Shillington, George Leiby of Fleetwood; daughters, Marilyn Bond of Kempton, Joanne Kanouse of Sparta, N.J., Jane Kemmerer of Tinton Falls, N.J.; 14 grandchildren, 26 great-grandchildren, six great-great-grandchildren.

Services: 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, Bachman, Kulik & Reinsmith Funeral Home, 17th and Hamilton streets, Allentown. Call 9:30-10:30 a.m. Wednesday. Interment, St. Marks Cemetery, Allentown. Please sign Guest Book on

Morning Call pg. B-10


Allentown PA.

St Marks Church cemetery, South Allentown, Lehigh Co., PA






Lizzie A. Kratzer; 88; formerly Alburtis; died Sunday Nov. 26, Henry Health Care Center, Lutheran Home, Topton; wife of the late Ralph G.E. Kratzer; born Longswamp Township, Berks County; daughter of the late Harry and Mary Mantana (Moll) Christman; member, St. Paul's United Church of Christ, Trexlertown. Survivors: Sons, Ronald R., Plymouth Meeting, Montgomery County; Terry L., Emmaus; daughter, Annabelle M. Solt, Mertztown; six grandchildren; three great-grandchildren.

Schmoyer Funeral Home, 8926 Brookdale Road, Breinigsville.

Morning Call pg. A-9


Allentown Pa.



Harry Edwin




Harry E. Christman; 87; Mertztown R. 1; died yesterday at home; born Hereford Township, Berks County; son of the late James & Adeline (Butz) Christman; farmer most of life; worked a few years, Deisher Knitting Mill, Kutztown, before retiring; member, Christ United Church of Christ Church, Bowers. Survivors: son, Raymond J., Topton; daughters, Verda, wife of Samuel Leiby, with whom he lived; Lizzie, wife of Ralph Kratzer, Alburtis R. 1; brother William, Cleveland, Ohio; 9 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren.

Earl A. Trexler Funeral Home, 25 E. Weiss St., Topton

Morning Call pg. 18


Allentown Pa.

Huff's Church cemetery, Berks co, PA


Leroy Walter




LeRoy W. Christman; 53; Lyon Station, Berks County; found dead yesterday at home; born Mertztown R. 1; son of Harry & the late Mary Mantana (Moll) Christman; served in infantry, World War II; employed several years by Caloric Appliance Corp., Topton; member, Zion-Maxatawny United Church of Christ. Survivors: father; widow, formerly Esther A. Greenawalt; brother Raymond, Topton; sisters, Verda, wife of Samuel Leiby, Mertztown R. 1; Lizzie, wife of Ralph Kratzer, Alburtis.

Fritz and Kendall Funeral Home, Kutztown.

Morning Call pg.11


Allentown PA.

Zion-Maxatawny cemetery, Berks co, PA


Raymond James




Raymond J. Christman; 74; formerly Topton; died Sunday, Reading YMCA, where he resided; employed, maintenance department, General Seating & Sash Co., Topton, retiring 1970; before that, self-employed plumber, Topton area, many years; born Alburtis; son of the late Harry E. and Mary M. (Moll) Christman. Survivors: daughters, Beatrice G., wife of Earnest C. Kohler, Centerport, Berks County; Shirley C., wife of Lee Dreibelbis, Mertztown; Virginia A., wife of Eugene H. Hartline, Bowers; sons, LeRoy W., David L., both Kutztown R. 1; sister Lizzie, wife of Ralph G. Kratzer, Trexlertown; 17 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren.

Trexler-Ludwick Funeral Home, 25 E. Weis St., Topton.

Morning Call pg. B-10


Allentown PA.







Sue Barto; 87; Emmaus; died Nov. 30, 2007, Saucon Valley Manor, Hellertown; widow of J. Frederick Barto, who died 1999; born West Catasauqua; daughter of the late Peter & Catherine (Hafich) Chromiak; of Russian Orthodox faith. Survivors: daughter, Patricia S. Fenstermacher; grandsons, Christofer, Thomas; great-grandchildren, Kelcie, Brian, Lauren, Allison, Daniel; sisters, Esther Kiechel, Helen Mohr, Julia Strohl, Martha Billy; predeceased by son, John F. Barto, who died 1969.

Buried, Holy Trinity Russian Orthodox Cemetery, North Catasauqua. Bachman, Kulik & Reinsmith Funeral Home, 225 Elm St., Emmaus.

Morning Call pg. B-10


Allentown PA.

Holy Trinity Russian Orthodox Cemetery, North Catasauqua


Kathryn Wetzel




Kathryn W. Bean, of West Chester, and formerly from Bendersville, died August 27. She was the daughter of the late Clayton A. and Bessie (Wetzel) Chronister, and the wife of the late Melvin M. Bean, who died in 1999. Mrs. Bean and her late husband were fruit farmers. She was a member of Bethlehem Lutheran Church, in Bendersville, Pathfinders Sunday school class, and the Adams County Farm Bureau. Survivors include: one daughter, Brenda B. Gindin, from West Chester; two brothers, Jay Chronister, from Chambersburg and Kenneth Chronister, from Gettysburg; one sister, Josephine Shindledecker, from Hanover; two granddaughters; three great-grandchildren; one step grandson, and one step great-grandson.




Bendersville Cemetery, Biglerville, Adams County, Butler Township, PA


Franklin G.




Frank G. Clader, of 326 North Main Street, Bethlehem, died Wednesday afternoon after a long illness. Deceased was born in Bethlehem Nov. 15, 1818. He was one of eight children of Abraham and Elizabeth Miller Clader. His parents and all of his brothers and sisters preceded him to the grave. He learned the trade of blacksmith when a young man and for the seventeen years was employed in the blacksmith shops at the Bethlehem Iron Works. He enlisted in the Union Army during the war and served four years. September 29, 1869, he wedded Miss Matilda Van Billiard, who with an adopted daughter, Mr. Harry E. Newhard of Allentown survives. Deceased has been a member of Easton Lodge, F. and A. M. and of Unity Encampment, I. O. O. F. of Allentown. While working in the South many years ago, he contracted yellow fever and at one time his life was despaired of Drs. S. J. Weaver, J. H. Wilson and A. R. Wilson help a postmortem examination and discovered that the cause of death was peritonitis. The stomach was much enlarged and an abscess was found.

The funeral will be held Sunday afternoon.






Mary E.




Mary E., wife of James Cooley, died yesterday morning of consumption, aged 28 years, 4 months and 7 days. She resided in Clader's Division. Her husband is the freight agent at the old Lehigh and Susquehanna Depot. She had been ill since last summer. Deceased was a daughter of Josiah Clader, and is survived by her husband and one son.

Funeral service Saturday morning in Zion's Reformed Church. Interment in the Union Cemetery.




Union Cemetery, Allentown, PA






Owen Clader, of East Allentown, died yesterday afternoon after a short illness. He was a blacksmith by trade. Deceased was 64 years, 5 months and 6 days old and is survived by his wife and one daughter. Mrs. Janice Knauss, of this city.

The funeral will be held on Tuesday afternoon at 2 o' clock with services at the house. Rev. T. J. Hacker, officiating. Interment will be made in Union Cemetery.




Union Cemetery, Allentown, PA


Mildred Madeline




Mildred M Reinert, 69, of 2400 LaSalle Drive, Whitfield, died Thursday (September 4, 1997) at (9:09) P.M. in Reading Hospital, where she had been admitted earlier in the day. She was the wife of Paul H. Reinert. Born in Reading, she was a daughter of the late William and Mamie (Hill) Clark. She is also survived by two sons, Douglas P., Mohnton, and David B., Midvale Manor; and a daughter, Cathy L. Hicks, Reinholds. Other survivors include two brothers, Warren C. and Lester L. Clark, both of Temple; and two grandchildren.

Services will be private. The Bean Funeral Home, Sinking Springs, is in charge of arrangements.











While alone in her home, 523 Chestnut Street, Sarah H, widow of William J Brobst, aged 75 years, died of gas asphyxiation at 8:15 am. Coroner Norton and Deputy Coroner Shick, investigated and issued a certificate of accidental death. Deceased was breathing faintly when her plight was discovered. She passed away before arrival of the Reading Hose ambulance which was summoned. William C Brobst, son of the deceased, who resides at the Doerrheim apartments, stated that he was notified by neighbors that something unusual had happened. When he arrived at her home he proceeded upstairs to the bedroom. No sooner had he entered the house when he detected a strong odor of gas. As was her custom, Mrs. Brobst had bolted the door of her bed room door from the inside. It was with difficulty that her son forced it open. Mr. Brobst was horrified to find the form of his mother lying on the floor near the bed. She was still living. Not far from where she lay was a gas heater which was fed from a narrow hose to a jet. The hose had loosened from the jet fastening which permitted the gas to escape in a steady volume. Dr Heister Bucher was summoned. All efforts to resuscitate Mrs. Brobst was fruitless.

Deceased leaves besides her son a granddaughter in Philadelphia. Undertaker Auman took charge of the remains.

Reading Eagle pg. 1


Reading PA



Harold Armandus




Harold A. Clay of 420 W. Market St died yesterday in St. Luke's Hospital. He was born in Bethlehem, Sept 5, 1909, son of the late John O. and Anna (Weierbach) Clay. Survivors include a brother Walter of Bethlehem and a sister, Mrs. Clyde Meixell of Cahoe, NY.

Funeral Services will be held Monday, 1:30 pm, in the Steyers Funeral Home, 500 Linden St. The Rev H.C. Colver Jr. will officiate and burial will be in Bethlehem Memorial Park.




Memorial Park Cemetery, Bethlehem, Northampton Co, PA






Clay, Jacob, 86, Monday morning, Jacob Clay, one of the oldest residents of Richland township died early Monday morning aged 86 years, at the home of his daughter, Mrs. David Hoffman. He is survived by Mrs. Hoffman, the daughter and the following sons: Jacob, of Richland; Charles, of Springfield; William, of Bingen; John, of Bethlehem, and Amandus, of Quakertown.

Interment will be made in the Richlandtown cemetery, Rev. D. H. Reiter officiating.




Richlandtown Cemetery, Richland Twp, Bucks Co, PA


Esther R.




Moyer, Esther (Clemens), was born near Harleysville, Pa., Jan. 8, 1879; died Feb. 13, 1953; aged 74 y. 1 m. 5 d. She was a member of the Plain Mennonite Church, Lansdale, Pa., for fifty-five years. She was preceded in death by her husband (William L Moyer) six years ago, and two children. Surviving are 2 sons (Titus, Quakertown, Pa.; and J. Willard, Hatfield, Pa.), and 6 daughters (Florence Keeler, Lansdale, Pa.; Sallie Detwiler, Telford, Pa.; Verna Groff, Harleysville, Pa.; Ida Moyer, Souderton, Pa.; Bertha Kratz, Morwood, Pa.; and Alma Leatherman, Hatfield, Pa.).

Funeral services were held at the Plain Church, Feb. 18, in charge of J. C. Clemens, John Lapp, and Wayne Kratz, with burial in the church cemetery.

Gospel Herald



Plains Mennonite Cemetery, Montgomery Co


Marion B.




Marion B. Leidy, a longtime resident of Doylestown Township, formerly of Souderton, died Friday, Feb. 4, 2005, at Chandler Hall Health Services, Newtown. She was 79. She was the widow of Harrison D. Leidy, who died in 1983. Born in Souderton, she was a daughter of the late Arthur S. Clemens and Emma (Boorse) Clemens Hunsicker. She is survived by two daughters, Louise E. Leidy Pio and her husband, Gary, of Doylestown and Patricia L. Schreiber and her husband, Richard, of Missouri City, Texas; a son, Thomas A. Leidy of Morrisville; her longtime companion, Alden Lee Spell of Doylestown; eight grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. She also is survived by a brother, Ralph Clemens and his wife, Shirley and a sister, Evelyn Moyer, all of Souderton; a brother-in-law, Ernest P. Leidy of Telford; and many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by a sister, Ruth Landis and two brothers-in-law, Frederick Landis and Merrill Moyer.

Interment will be in Immanuel's Leidy's Cemetery in Souderton

Doylestown Intelligencer



Immanuel Leidy's Cemetery, Souderton, Montgomery Co


Wellington N.




Clemens.- Wellington Nyce, son of Garret and Sallie (Nyce) Clemens, was born near Harleysville, Pa., Feb. 16, 1891; died at Grand View Hospital, Sellersville, Pa., Nov. 24, 1967; aged 76 y. 9 m. 8 d. On Nov. 23, 1912, he was married to Mary Moyer, who died Mar. 25, 1960. Surviving are one foster son (Harrison Hackman), 3 grandchildren, and 4 sisters (Lizzie-Mrs. John Ruth, Mary-Mrs. Jacob Alderfer, Fannie-Mrs. Levi Landis, and Anna-Mrs. Clarence Freed). One sister (Sallie) preceded him in death.

He was a member of the Salford Church, where funeral services were held Nov. 27, with Willis Miller and Henry Ruth officiating.

Gospel Herald



Salford Mennonite Cemetery, Montgomery Co


Erwin H.




Clemmer, Erwin H., 83, Souderton, Pa. Born: June 21, 1913, Hatfield Twp., Pa., to John L. and Ella Mae Hunsberger Clemmer. Died: Apr . 21, 1997, Sellersville, Pa. Survivors - wife: Anna Hoffman Clemmer; sons: Earl, Erwin S., Rodney S., Robert Lee; stepchildren: Violet Landes, Phyllis Schlosser, William D. Hoffman; brothers: Nelson, Horace; 5 grandchildren, 3 great-grandchildren, 9 step grandchildren, one step great grandchild. Predeceased by: Miriam Souder Clemmer (first wife).

Funeral and burial: Apr. 26, Souderton Mennonite Church, by Gerald Clemmer and David Greiser

Gospel Herald



Souderton Mennonite Cemetery


Hannah Etta S.




Hannah S. Nice, 89, of Souderton, died Wednesday, Feb. 18, 2004, at the Rockhill Mennonite Community, West Rockhill. She was the wife of the late Frank K. Nice. Born in Harleysville, she was a daughter of the late Howa rd M. and Lizzie Ann (Swartley) Clemmer. She attended the former one room school at Salford Hills until the eighth grade. She worked for her father, a Harleysville shoemaker, for approximately 40 years, both fulltime and part time. After that, she was a seamstress at the former Hatfield Trouser Co. Mrs. Nice was a member of Souderton Mennonite Church. She baked cheese pies, funny cakes and shoo-fly for many people throughout the years. S he and her late husband enjoyed sharing meals with friends and the less fortunate. The Nices loved the Perkiomenville sale, where they would buy antiques. Mrs. Nice enjoyed raising flowers. She is survived by a daughter, Shirley A. Lilley and her husband, Charles C.; four grandchildren, Linda A. Martin and her husband, Gary L., Eileen K. Souder and her husband, Richard B., Charles Leslie Lilly and his wife, Kim, and Cheryl F. Benner and her husband, Ken; 12 great-grandchildren; a sister, Anna Bergey of Sellersville; and a stepdaughter, Betty Kerr. In addition to her husband, s he was preceded in death by a stepson, Robert Nice; her brothers, Alphaeus, Jonas, Isaac and Abram Clemmer; and sisters, Alma Detwiler and Irene Benner.

Interment will be in Souderton Mennonite Church Cemetery.

Lansdale Reporter



Souderton Mennonite Cemetery


Walter Sylvester




Walter S. Clewell, 65, of Nazareth, died yesterday at his home, 118 Belvidere street, from the effects of cerebral apoplexy, with which he was stricken on Sunday. He had been in ill health for 11 years. Mr. Clewell was born on the South Side, Easton, a son of the late Richard and Marietta Steiner Clewell. He was employed by the late Lewis P. Messinger, of Belfast, as a butcher, until 11 years ago. He was a member of the Order Knights of Friendship, No. 109, of Nazareth; Aluta Lodge No. 488, I.O.O.F.; Washington Camp No. 30, P.O.S. of A., of Bethlehem, and of the Evangelical-Reformed Church at Belfast. He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Alice Hoch Clewell; a son George Clewell, Leland, Ill; a sister, Mrs. Calvin Babp, Nazareth R. D. 3, and a brother, Cornelius Clewell, Bethlehem.

Easton Express


Easton, PA

Belfast Union Cemetery, Belfast, Northampton Co., PA






Mrs. Jacob Schock, of Lewistown, Dead Mrs. Jacob Schock, nee Clouse, died at her home in the Lewistown Valley yesterday afternoon from complications following a year's illness. She is survived by her husband and the following children: William A. Nester, Hershey; Mrs. Harold Faust, Orwigsburg; Miss Beulah, at home. Three brothers, James Clouse, Snyders; Steven Clouse, Chain; Lewis Clouse, Allentown, and one sister, Mrs. Alice Correll, Allentown.




Friedens Church Cemetery, New Ringgold, Schuylkill County, PA


Elizabeth K.




Elizabeth, widow of Benjamin Krupp, was born in Bucks Co., Pa., July 15, 1821; died at her home with her daughter in Perkasie July 28, 1910; aged 89 y 13 d. Her death was due to old age. Her husband preceded her to the spirit world a little over 4 years ago. She is survived by one daughter, 3 sons, 13 grandchildren, 25 great-grandchildren, 2 brothers, 2 sisters and a host of friends.

Funeral services were held at the house by H. Rosenberger and A. Freed. Text, II Cor. 5:1. Interment at Souderton Mennonite Meeting House, conducted by Jonas Minninger, Ger., and Joe Ruth, Eng Text, Phil. 1:21.

Gospel Herald



Souderton Mennonite Cemetery, Montgomery County, PA


Samuel B.




Clymer, Samuel Beysher, son of Samuel and Amanda (Beysher) Clymer, was born at Sellersville, Pa., Jan. 9, 1878; died at the Eastern Mennonite Home, Souderton, Pa., Dec. 4, 1966; aged 88 y. 10 m. 25 d. On Sept. 1, 1900, he was married to Lizzie Detweiler, who died May 25, 1917. Surviving are 2 children (Harold and Anna - Mrs. Howard Derstine), 9 grandchildren, and 19 great-grandchildren. Three daughters preceded him in death. He w as a member of the Blooming Glen Church.

Funeral services were held at t he Eastern Mennonite Home, Dec. 7, with Marvin Anders and David F. Derstine, Jr., officiating; interment in Blooming Glen Church Cemetery.

Gospel Herald



Blooming Glen Mennonite Cemetery, Bucks Co


Amanda S




Mrs. Amanda S. Dresher, 82; 105 ½ S. 13th St.; died Saturday at home of son-in-law & daughter, Mr. & Mrs. George Kuhl, 1350 Walnut St.; born this city; daughter of the late Samuel & Maria (Deily) Colber; graduate, Allentown College for Women; oldest living member, Christ Lutheran church, this city. Survivors: husband; daughters, Mrs. Kuhl; Mrs. Keisey Morgan, Woodbury, N.J.; sister, Mrs. Oscar Stine, Catasauqua; preceded in death by 2 brothers, 3 sisters.

Buried, Union cemetery.

Morning Call pg. 5


Allentown, PA

Union cemetery


George A.




George A. Confer; 74; , died yesterday at home of son & daughter-in-law, Mr. & Mrs. Warren Confer, 37 School St., Alburtis; husband of the late Meda (Bailey) Confer; born Weisenberg Township; son of the late Henry A. & Amelia (Laudenslager) Confer; section laborer, Reading Co., 34 years, retiring 1941. Survivors: son; sister, Mrs. Paul Schnable, Wescosville R. 1; 16 grandchildren; 3 great-grandchildren; preceded in death by a son.

Schmoyer Funeral Home, Breinigsville.

Morning Call pg. 26


Allentown PA.



Warren H.




Warren H. Confer; 72; 37 School St., Alburtis; died Tuesday, Lehigh Valley Hospital Center; husband of Miriam G. (Haas) Confer; married 54 years in May; section worker, Reading Co., 34 years, retiring 1974; born Alburtis; son of the late George A. & Meda A. (Bailey) Confer. Survivors: widow; sons, Warren R., Topton; Eugene G., Alburtis; Lloyd, Alburtis; Richard L., Alburtis; Ronald P., Alburtis; William E., Alburtis R. 1; Donald J., Alburtis R.1; Carl K., Mertztown; Robert C., Emmaus R.1; David S., Trexlertown; daughters, Margaret S., wife of Chester Rohrbach, Breinigsville; Janet I., wife of Carl Pauley, Mertztown R.2; Mrs. Shirley M. Kramer, Kutztown R.2; Mary G., wife of Donald Fogelman, Mertztown R.1; Marian J., wife of Oscar Hinnershitz, Fleetwood R.3; Dorothy E., wife of Paul Keefer, Alburtis; Susan J., wife of Robert Haberle, Alburtis; 41 grandchildren; 6 great-grandchildren.

Schmoyer Funeral Home, Breinigsville.

Morning Call pg. B-18


Allentown PA.



Mary Isabelle




Mrs. Michael lake, aged 83 years, died in her home at South Montrose on Saturday night, Aug. 10, 1946 at 11. She suffered a stroke the preceding Thursday. Mrs. Lake before marriage was Miss Mary I. Conklin and had always lived in the community where she was held in the highest regard by all who knew her. She was long active in promoting the best interests of the community. Her survivors are three daughters, Miss Lena Lake, of Washington, D.C.; Mrs. Clayton Garey and Mrs. Guy B. Robinson of Montrose, and two sons, Ralph and Mark Lake of South Montrose.

Her funeral was held Tuesday afternoon at 2:30 in the So. Montrose Community church and interment was in the South Montrose cemetery. The Rev. F. W. Connell officiated. K. A. Bush had charge of funeral arrangements.




South Montrose Cemetery, PA






MRS. MABEL L. PEARSON; Mrs. Mabel L. Pearson, 66, of 2113 Edgewood Ave., Palmer Township, died Sunday in Allentown Hospital. Her husband, Eugene W. Pearson, died in 1975. She worked in the labeling and packing department of Binney & Smith, Inc., Forks Township, until retiring. Born in Phillipsburg, she was a daughter of the late John and Hazel (Seiple) Conn. She was a member of Arndt's Lutheran Church, Forks Township. Surviving are a son, Barry N. of Alexandria, Va.; two sisters, Catherine Jones of Delaware Heights, Lopatcong Township, N.J., and Shirley Woodring of Phillipsburg, and two grandchildren.

Services will be at 2:30 p.m. Thursday in the church. Calling hours will be 7-9 p.m. Wednesday in the Rupell Funeral Home, 465 Memorial Parkway, Phillipsburg, and 1:30-2:30 p.m. Thursday in the church.

Morning Call


Allentown PA.

Arndt's Church, Forks Township, Easton, PA


Alma Pearl




Alma P. Conrad; 90; Luther Meadows, Topton; died Friday, Reading Hospital & Medical Center, West Reading; 1918 graduate, Perkiomen Seminary; housekeeper in Schuylkill Haven, Schuylkill County, over 30 years, retiring 1982; born Hereford, Berks County; daughter of the late William & Rebecca (Romig) Conrad; member, Lutheran congregation, Huffs Union Church, Alburtis R.1. Survivors: nieces; nephews.

Trexler-Ludwick Funeral Home, 25 E. Weis St., Topton.

Call-Chronicle pg. B-10


Allentown PA.



Elsie Edna




Elsie Edna, daughter of Rebecca and the late William M. Conrad, East Greenville, died Sunday, aged 35 years, 10 months and 13 days. The deceased is survived by her mother, one brother, Robert Conrad, East Greenville, and the following sisters: Mrs. William Eschbach, Palm; Mrs. Henry Stover, Philadelphia; Mrs. William Gerhart, Mrs. Russell Engle, Mrs. Meda Collins and Alma Conrad, all of East Greenville.

Funeral services will be held from her late home, 110 Main street, East Greenville, Thursday afternoon, at 1.30. Further services will be held at 2.15 in Huffs church, Huffs church, followed by interment in the adjoining cemetery.

Morning Call pg. 7


Allentown PA.



Hettie Susannah




Miss Hettie Conrad, aged 16 years, daughter of Wm. Conrad, was buried yesterday the 31st. Rev. D. K. Humbert officiated. D. W. Conrad, of Bechtelsville had charge. Seven brothers and sisters survive. Pall bearers were Jas. N. Rohrbach, Jas. Moyer, Emanual Reinert and Howard Reinert.

Macungie Progress pg.1


Macungie, PA



Ida F.




Ill for the past two years, Ida F. Barto, wife of Calvin G. Barto, died at her late home on High street, Topton, yesterday morning shortly after 9 o'clock. She was in her fifty-third year. Born in Macungie, Mrs. Barto was a daughter of the late Charles and Mary, nee Eck, Conrad. For a number of years she has resided in Topton. Mrs. Barto was well known throughout that section of Berks county and was a faithful member of the Trinity Lutheran church and Trinity Lutheran Sunday school in Topton. She is survived by her husband and these children: Irwin Barto, Topton; Mrs. Jacob Harpel, at home; Mrs. Harvey Noll, Myerstown; Mrs. Herbert Geist, Topton, and Malcolm Barto, at home. Two brothers, Frank Conrad of Topton and Howard Conrad of Allentown, and two grandchildren, also survive.

Funeral services will be held at her late home on High street, Topton, Thursday afternoon at 1.30 o'clock daylight saving time, with continued services in Trinity Reformed church. Interment will be made in Fairview cemetery, Macungie. Friends may call Wednesday from 7 to 9 p.m.

Morning Call pg. 7


Allentown, PA



Jonathan H.




Jonathan H. Conrad; 92; formerly 24 E. Weis St., Topton; died Sunday, Kutztown Manor; husband of the late Gertie F. (Hertzog) Conrad; pattern maker, Caloric Corp., Topton, over 31 years, retiring 1961; born Earl Township, Berks County; son of the late Benneville & Catharine (Houck) Conrad; member, former councilman, Lutheran congregation, New Jerusalem Union Church, Fleetwood; former treasurer, Topton Senior Citizens, over 25 years. Survivors: daughter, Mrs. Ruth S. Romig, with whom he formerly lived; grandson; 2 great-granddaughters.

Trexler-Ludwick Funeral Home, 25 E. Weis St., Topton.

Morning Call pg. B-6


Allentown PA.



Simon Peter




Simon Peter Conrad Retired PRR Employee dies A marital union of more than 51 years was broken with the death of Simon Peter Conrad in his home, 416 Fairmount Ave, at 7:25 o'clock this morning. He had been bedfast for the past 6 months with complications. He was aged 78 years, one month and 5 days. He was born in Sunbury, September 1 1863, the son of the late Henry B and Mary Ann Conrad. The golden wedding of Mr. and Mrs. Conrad was celebrated by their family in August, 1940. Mrs. Conrad's maiden name was Margaret A. Knisely, and she was a native of Juniata Valley. Entering the service of the Pennsylvania Railroad in 1883, Mr. Conrad was engaged for 45 years as a car repairman on the Williamsport Division, first in the Sunbury shops and late at Northumberland. He retired September 1, 1938, at the age of 65 years. He was for many years a member of the Catawissa Avenue United Methodist Church. He gave up other affiliations with advancing years. He is survived by his wife: one daughter Mrs. James Linderman, of Jersey Shore; 3 sons, Robert E Conrad and Russel E Conrad of Sunbury, and William D Conrad of Wilmington DE; 3 sisters, Mrs. William Welch of South 4th Street, Mrs. William Neuer of North 4th Street, and Mrs. Margaret Geiser of Philadelphia, PA; 8 grandchildren and 2 great grandchildren. His son Robert E Conrad is city controller and treasurer of Milton Jarrett Norman Post No 201, American Legion. He is the second member of the post to be bereaved by loss of his father within two days, the first being Joh Bayers.

Funeral services will be held from his home, 416 Fairmont Ave, Wednesday afternoon at 3:30 o'clock. Rev L.B. Barton, Pastor of the Catawissa Avenue United Methodist Church will officiate. Burial will be in Pomfret Manor Cemetery.




Pomfret Manor Cemetery, Sunbury, Northumberland Co, PA


Jack G.




Jack G. Constable, 71, of 150 E. 1st St., Wind Gap, formerly of 222 Broadway, Bangor, died Friday at Easton Hospital. He was the husband of Esther (Godshalk) Constable. They observed their 44th wedding anniversary in December. He was employed at the former Blue Ridge Winkler Textile Co., Bangor, for 44 years, retiring in 1982 as a superintendent of the simplex knitting department. Born in Easton, he was a son of the late Lottie (Cowling) Constable. He was a member of Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church, Bangor. He was an Army veteran of World War II. Survivors: Wife; son, James F. and brother Robert, both of Bangor, and three grandchildren.

Services: 11 a.m. Tuesday, Fiore Funeral Home, 230 Market St., Bangor. Call 7-8:30 p.m. Monday.

Morning Call pg. B-16


Allentown PA.

Plainfield Cemetery, Plainfield Twp., Northampton Co., PA


Charles Trexler




Charles Trexler Cook; 63; Millersville, Md., formerly Allentown, Bethlehem; died Tuesday, Jan. 28, North Arundel Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, Southgate, Md.; 1956 graduate, Dartmouth College, Hanover, N.H.; research assistant, immunology, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Md., 1959-72; wedding photographer, Paul Jordan Studio, Baltimore, 1963-67; 1967, founded Vista Photography, operated until 1988; born Allentown, son of the late Robert Geiger III & Mae (Miller) Cook; Army veteran; past president, Chesapeake Bay Knife Club; founder, board member, past vice president, Appalachian Knife Makers Guild; board member, Maryland Antique Arms Collectors Assocation. Survivors: brothers, Robert G. IV, Reykjavik, Iceland; John M., Bethlehem; sisters, Jean Cook Jacobs, Atherton, Calif.; Katherine Anne, Dachsberg, Germany; nieces; nephews.

Barranco & Sons Severan Park Funeral Home, 495 Ritchie Highway, Severna Park, Md.

Morning Call pg. B-24


Allentown PA.



John Miller




John Miller "Jack" Cook; 70; Bethlehem; died Monday, April 20, St. Luke's Hospital, Fountain Hill; husband of Eleanor (LeSueur) Cook; 1985-1997, executive director, Northampton County Development Corp.; born Allentown; son of the late Robert Geiger & Mae (Miller) Cook; member, First Presbyterian Church, Bethlehem; chairman, Economic Development Council of the Lehigh Valley; member, Penn Southeast Council, Lehigh-Northampton Counties; member, Easton Rotary; member, Saucon Valley Country Club; Eagle Scout. Survivors: wife; daughter, Juliet, wife of Walter F. Glennon, New York City; Emily, wife of Thomas P. Vasdasz, Bethlehem; Rebecca, wife of M. Brett Goodrich, Baltimore; son, J. Trexler, Bethlehem; brother, Robert Geiger III, Reykjavik, Iceland; sister, Katherine A., Germany; 4 grandsons.

Pearson Funeral Home, Bethlehem.

Morning Call pg. B-7


Allentown PA.



Robert Geiger




Robert G. Cook; 61; 1455 Main St., Bethlehem; died Monday, St. Luke's Hospital; superintendent, heavy forge departments, Manufacturing Division, Bethlehem Steel Co.; employed by Bethlehem Steel, 40 years; born Emmitsburg, Md.; son of the late George H. & Anna Cook; member, former elder, First Presbyterian Church, Bethlehem; member, Alpha Chi Rho Fraternity; member, Bethlehem YMCA board of directors; member, American Welding Society; member, Engineers Club of Lehigh Valley; member, Saucon Valley Country Club; member, board of governors, Bethlehem Steel Club. Survivors: wife, former Mae (Miller) Cook; sons, John Miller, Johnstown; Robert G., studying in Zurich, Switzerland; Charles R., with U.S. Army, Metz, France; daughters, Mrs. John Jacobs, Birmingham, Mich.; Katharin Ann, studying in Freiburg, Germany; brothers, I.S.A. Cook, Garden City, N.J.; A. Anna Cook, Pomona, Calif.; 2 granddaughters.

Morning Call pg. 32


Allentown PA.



Ida A




MRS. SIMON HARTZELL Mrs. Ida A. Hartzell, 93, of 305 Maryland Ave., Aldan, Clifton Heights, PA, formerly of Easton, died last night at her home. Born in Carbon County, PA, Dec. 25, 1877, she was a daughter of the late William and Anna Maria Frantz Cope. She lived in Easton most of her life moving to Egypt 26 years ago. She lived in Aldan since August. Her husband, Simon R. Hartzell, died in 1942. Her first husband, Norman Godshalk, died in 1911. She was a member of Christ United Methodist Church, Easton. Survivors include two sons, Stanley L. Godshalk, with whom she resided in Aldan, and Merle G. Hartzell, Palmer Township; a stepson, Simon Hartzell, Pomona, NJ; two stepdaughters, Mrs. Irvin Weston, Seattle, Wash., and Mrs. Clarence Langzettel, Philadelphia; a brother, Grant Cope, Aquishicola, PA; a sister, Mrs. Minnie Christman, Palmerton; five grandchildren; five step-grandchildren, six great-grandchildren and six step-great-grandchildren.

The funeral will be held at 1:30 p.m. on Thursday. Interment will be in Ackermanville Cemetery.

Easton Express pg. 15


Easton PA

Ackermanville United Methodist Cemetery, Ackermanville, Washington Twp., Northampton Co., PA


Verda Luella




Mrs. Elmer C. Bachman Mrs. Verda Luella Cope Bachman, 66 wife of Elmer C. Bachman, died late yesterday afternoon at her residence, 1802 Northampton street, after a brief illness. She was born at Durham, Bucks County, a daughter of the late Henry S. and Mary Stem Cope and was a member of the Durham Evangelical Reformed Church. She had resided in Easton and Wilson Borough for the last 35 years. Mrs. Bachman is survived by her husband and two daughters, Mrs. Ruth B. Miller and Miss Helen M. Bachman, both of Easton. and two brothers, Dr. F.G. Cope, of Riegelsville, Pa., and Lynden Cope, of Cleveland, Ohio.

Easton Area Public Library


Easton, PA

Durham Cemetery; Durham, PA


Milton F.




Milton F. Craft, 69, of 108 Henderson St., Phillipsburg, died Monday in Easton Hospital. He was the husband of Doris P. (Patrick) Craft, to whom he was married 46 years in June. He was a draftsman in the Cameron Pump division of Ingersoll-Rand Co., Phillipsburg, for more than 42 years before retiring in 1984. Born in Bethlehem, he was a son of the late Walter and Josephine (Rinker) Craft. He was a member of St. John's Lutheran Church, Phillipsburg. He was an aircraft mechanic in the Navy during World War II and the Korean War. Survivors: Wife; son, David P. of Havertown, Delaware County; daughter, Trenace A. Ott of Kansas City, Mo.; sister, Claire Biser of Center Valley, and three granddaughters.

Services: Noon Thursday, Rupell Funeral Home, 465 Memorial Parkway, Phillipsburg. Call 11 a.m. to noon Thursday.

Morning Call


Allentown, PA

Northampton Memorial Shine, Easton, PA


Bertha C.




Landes, Bertha Conver (sic...s/b Cramer), was born in Montgomery Co., Pa ., Nov. 11, 1893; died at Hatfield, Pa., Sept. 21, 1974; aged 80 y. On Fe b. 14, 1914, she was married to William S. Landes, who preceded her in death on Aug. 1, 1971. Surviving are 7 sons (Ernest C., Lester C., Harold C ., Ivan C., William C., Charles C., and Paul L.), 28 grandchildren, 26 great-grandchildren, and one sister (Mrs. Allen Benner). She was a member of the York and Cannon Avenue Mennonite Church.

Funeral services were held at Towamencin Mennonite Church, Sept. 25, in charge of Jacob Z. Rittenhouse; interment in Towamencin Mennonite Church Cemetery.

Gospel Herald



Towamencin Mennonite Cemetery


Eugene L.




Eugene L. Cressman, 77, of Third Street, East Greenville, died Sept. 17. He was the husband of Catherine Kitty (Kotch) Cressman. They were married 56 years last November. Born in Line Lexington, he was a son of the late Linford and Anna (Rosenberger) Cressman. He was a letter carrier in East Greenville for 30 years retiring in 1988. After that, he was employed by Scottys, Pennsburg. He began his career as a machinist for U.S. Axle, Pottstown. He was a Navy veteran of World War II. He was a member of St. Philip Neri Catholic Church, Pennsburg, where he was a former president of the Holy Name Society. He was a life member of both the American Legion Post 184, Palm and the Owls Nest 1392, East Greenville. He was a member of East Greenville Fire Company. Survivors: Wife; son, Thomas and his wife, Diane, of Quakertown; daughters, Louise, wife of Ray Bartlett, of Millville, JoAnna Stauffer, fiancée of Michael Wetzel, of East Greenville and Juliana, wife of Scott Mohr, of Pennsburg; brothers, Gerald and his wife, Judi, of Red Hill and Bruce and his wife, Shirley, of Pennsburg; sisters, Doris, wife of Franklin Renninger, of East Greenville, Hazel Beard of Red Hill and Mary, wife of James Hunsberger of Souderton; eight grandchildren, three great-grandchildren.

Services: funeral Mass, 11 a.m. Tuesday, St. Philip Neri Catholic Church, Pennsburg. Call 7-8:30 p.m. Monday and 9:30-10:30 a.m. Tuesday, Falk Funeral Home, 163 Main Street, Pennsburg. Contributions: The National Kidney Foundation or to the building fund at St. Philip Neri.

Morning Call


Allentown, PA







Samuel Cressman who has been suffering of internal cancer for some time died on Thursday morning at half past one o'clock, at the home of his s on in law Everette Roberts on Erie Avenue, aged 74 years. His wife died about 5 years ago. He is survived by two sons and two daughters.

Quakertown Free Press





William S.




William Cressman, who for 44 years was employed as a miller in Quakertown, died at the home of his son-in-law and daughter, Mr. and Mrs. Isaac Stever, of North Ambler street, that town. Born in Springfield township, a s on of the late Samuel and Catherine (Snyder) Cressman, he was aged 86 Year s. Death was due to infirmities of old age. Mr. Cressman was a member of the Spring field Lutheran Church and had been active in the work of this church. He is survived by his wife, Anna Mary (Apple) Cressman. 6 daughter s, 16 grandchildren and 19 great-grandchildren. The daughters are Miss Mary Stoner, of Elkins Park; Mrs. Jacob Rosch, Melrose Park; Mrs. Isaac Stever, Quakertown; Mrs. Carl Conrad, of Allentown and Mrs. Foster Miller, Allentown. Mr. and Mrs. Cressman would have observed their 61st wedding anniversary on Dec. 7. Last year when the couple observed their 60th wedding anniversary they were honored by a large gathering of their relatives and friends.

Bucks Co Intelligencer





Bertha C.




MRS. BERTHA WAMBOLD Mrs. Bertha C. Wambold, 63, of 132 E. Northampton St., Bath, died Tuesday in her home. Northampton County Coroner Joseph F. Reichel attributed death to natural causes. She was the wife of Paul G. Wambold. She was a machine operator at Gino & Jack's Manufacturing Co., Moore Township. Born in East Allen Township, she was a daughter of the late Howard and Helen (Smith) Creyer. She was a member of Christ UCC, Bath. Surviving with her husband are a daughter Alice, wife of Phillip J. Shunk of Bath; six brothers, Warren of Bath, Wilbert, Ernest, and Richard, all of Northampton, Kenneth of Cementon and Howard of Bethlehem; three sisters, Mrs. John Sharga and Mrs. Paul Stahley, both of Northampton, and Mrs. James Kunsman of Bethlehem, and two grandchildren.

Services will be at 2 p.m. Friday in the George G. Bensing Funeral Home, Moorestown. Calling hours will be 7-9 p.m. Thursday.

Morning Call pg. B-14


Allentown Pa.

Greenmount Cemetery, Bath, Northampton Co., PA






Russell Crist, 80, of Main Street, Pennsburg, formerly of Zionhill, died Tuesday in Quakertown Community Hospital. He was the husband of Ellen R. (Renner) Crist. They were married 57 years in June. Crist was a laborer for the former Emmaus Foundry for many years before retiring in 1976. Born in Earlington, Montgomery County, he was a son of the late Edwin and Emma (Long) Crist. He was a member of Springfield Church of the Brethren, Springfield Township. Survivors:8 children, 2 sisters, 5 brothers, 35 grandchildren, 56 great-grandchildren and a great-great grandson.

Morning Call


Allentown PA.



Max R.




Max R. Croddy; 73; 303 E. Smith St., Topton; died Tuesday in Lehigh Valley Hospital Center; husband of Evelyn M. (Yoder) Heiter Croddy; married 33 years in May, and the late Ella S. (Haas) Croddy; an upholsterer for the former U.S. Seating Co., Topton, for more than 40 years until retiring in 1980; operated Max R. Croddy Upholstering in Topton for 45 years, retiring in 1986; past board member of the Topton Planning Commission and Longswamp Union Cemetery; born in Kokomo, Ind.; son of the late Roy and Retha (Gullion) Croddy; member and councilman of St. Paul's Lutheran Church, Mertztown; Marine Corps veteran of World War II; past commander of Ray A. Master American Legion Post 217, Topton. Survivors: Wife; sister Joan, wife of Glenn Miller, and brother William, both of Kokomo; stepson, Donald R. Heiter, and stepdaughter, Goldie C., wife of Herbert J. Geist, both of Topton, six step-grandchildren and five step-great-grandchildren.

Trexler-Ludwick Funeral Home, 25 E. Weis St., Topton.

Morning Call pg.B-11


Allentown PA



Arvillla Emma




ARVILLA E. CUNFER Arvilla E. "Tut" Cunfer, 75, of 121 E. Church St., Slatington, died Saturday, Jan. 27, in Lehigh Valley Hospital, Salisbury Township. She was a sewing machine operator for 22 years for Cross Country Clothes, Egypt and Northampton plants, before retiring in 1987. Born in Ashfield, she was a daughter of the late Charles and Mary (Brobst) Cunfer. She was a member of St. John's Lutheran Church, Slatington. She was a member of the American Association of Retired Persons and a volunteer for the Northern Lehigh Food Bank. Survivors: Daughters, Debra S. at home, Rev. Mary J. Hendricks of Bedford, Bedford County; brothers, Dean V. and Ernest J., both of Slatington, Rev. Carl W. of Mansfield, Ohio, Edwin W. of Newtown, Pa., Ralph J. of Van Nuys, Calif.; three grandchildren, six great-grandchildren, four step-grandsons.

Services: 11 a.m. Thursday in the church. Call 7-8:30 p.m. Wednesday, Harding-Fox Funeral Home, 25-27 N. 2nd St., Slatington, and 10-11 a.m. Thursday in church. Contributions: Church memorial fund or Northern Lehigh Food Bank, c/o the funeral home.

Morning Call


Allentown Pa.

Dinkey Memorial Church Cemetery, Ashfield, PA

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