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Slotter

John L.

 

1/2/1902

6/7/1990

 John L. Slotter of Hatfield died Thursday at North Penn Hospital, Hatfield Township. He was 88. He was the husband of Frieda Pickerskill Slotter. His first wife, Lillian Steeley Slotter died in 1966. Born in Bedminster Township, he was the son of the late Lucy Slotter Umstead. Mr. Slotter was a member of the North Penn Baptist Church, Hatfield. He was a member of the North Penn Senior Citizens Center and the Souderton Senior Citizens Center. In addition to his wife, he is survived by a son, Willis of Troy, Bradford County; a daughter, Marian McKinney of Chalfont; five grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; and two step sisters, Emma Johnson of Perkasie and Sallie Gulden of Pennsburg.

The Intelligencer

6/8/1990

Doylestown, PA

 

Sloyer

Amelia

Marsteller

05/06/1855

5/6/1906

Mrs. Wilson Marsteller Mrs. Amelia Marsteller, wife of Wilson Marsteller, died of pneumonia at the family residence in Lower Saucon Township, last evening, aged 51 years. Deceased was a daughter of David and the late Lydia Sloyer and was born in Lower Saucon Township, May 6, 1855. Her husband, her father, a son, William H. Marsteller, of Northampton Heights, and three daughter, Mrs. James T. Woodring of South Bethlehem; Mrs. Francis Moll of Seidersville and Amanda Schaffer, residing at home survive.

The funeral will be held Thursday morning at 9:30 o'clock.

Services will be held at the house. Interment will be made in Hellertown Cemetery.

 

 

 

Hellertown Union Cemetery, Hellertown, PA

Sloyer

Carl Bachman

 

8/14/1926

10/10/1998

Carl B. SLOYER, 72, of 830 Willow Road, Hellertown, died Saturday, Oct. 10, in Wayne Memorial Hospital, Honesdale, Wayne County. He was the husband of Edwina M. (RAUB) SLOYER. they were married for 51 years in April. He was employed in the coal handling department of the Bethlehem Steel Corp. for 38 years before retiring as a general foreman in 1985. Born in Bethlehem, he was a son of the late Wesley and Elsie M. (BACHMAN) SLOYER. A Navy veteran of World war II, he was a member of Edward H. Ackerman American legion Post 897, Hellertown. He was a life member of PT Boats Inc and the Southeastern Volunteer Fire Company, Lower Saucon Township. He was a member of Bethlehem Masonic Lodge 283; Lehigh Consistory, Allentown, and Rajah Temple, Reading. He was a member of the Fourteen Club, Emmaus; Square Club of Lehigh Valley, and the Mercantile and MORA clubs, both of Bethlehem. Survivors: Wife; daughters, Darlene M. GREEN of Kutztown and Sandra CAPUANO of Bethlehem; brothers, Warren and Richard, both of Bethlehem, and three grandchildren.

Services: 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, Heintzelman Funeral Home, 326 Main St., Hellertown. call 7-8:30 p.m. Tuesday. Contributions: American Lung Association or American Cancer Society.

Morning Call

10/12/1998

 

Union Cemetery; Hellertown, PA

Sloyer

Daniel Abraham

 

03/13/1866

10/30/1937

Daniel Sloyer Daniel Sloyer, 71 years old, an employee of Binney & Smith Company, Bushkill Drive, died on Saturday afternoon in his home, Easton, R.D. 2, after an illness of about two weeks. Mr. Sloyer was born in Lower Saucon Township and for the last twenty-nine years worked for the Binney & Smith Company. He is survived by his widow, Mrs. Mary Wilson Sloyer, and by the following children; Mrs. Anne Pearson, Hellertown; Mrs. Mabel Phillips, Shillington; Marion Sloyer, living at home; Mrs. Victor Panovec and Daniel Sloyer Jr., Easton R.D. 2; Clifford Sloyer, Easton and Luther Sloyer, living at home. He also leaves two brothers, Preston and Aaron Sloyer, of Bethlehem R.D. and nine grandchildren. He was a member of the Lutheran congregation at Arndt's Church

Easton Express

11/1/1937

Easton PA.

Arndt's Church Cemetery, Forks Township, Easton, PA

Smale

Ella Jane

Meixell

03/17/1877

5/14/1948

 MRS. ADAM O. MEIXSELL Mrs. Ella J. Meixsell, formerly of Nazareth RD 3, wife of Adam O. Meixsell, died today at the home of her son-in-law and daughter, Mr. and Mrs. Oscar E. Heimer, Pen Argyl RD 1, with whom the Meixsells resided since Mr. Meixsell's retirement from farming two years ago. Mrs. Meixsell was born in Ross Township, Monroe County, March 17, 1877, daughter of the late Joseph and Elizabeth Kresge Smale. She was a member of St. Peter's Evangelical Reformed Church, Plainfield. Besides her husband and daughter, she is survived by two sons, J. Asher Meixsell, Stockertown, and Allen F., Nazareth RD 2; two sisters, Mrs. Robert Steinmetz, Bangor, and Mrs. Preston Borger, Kunkletown; seven grandchildren, and one great-grandchild.

Funeral services will be held at the Schmidt Home, Wind Gap, at 2:30 p.m. Tuesday. The Rev. A. Stanley Lethy, pastor of the Plainfield church, will officiate. Interment will be in Plainfield cemetery.

Easton Express pg. 34

5/14/1948

Easton PA.

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

Smith

Audrey Lucille

Cronrath

6/12/1938

12/27/2007

Audrey L. Cronrath; 69; Topton; died December 27, 2007, Lehigh Valley Hospital, Salisbury Township; wife of Ray W. Cronrath; married January 23, 1971; born June 12, 1938; daughter of the late John H. & Kathryn M. (Barto) Smith; member, St. Peters United Church of Christ, Topton; personnel counselor, human resource department, Allentown General Hospital, 19 years, retiring 1982; also worked, Atlas Mineral Products, Mertztown; 1956 graduate, Kutztown Area High School; 1958 graduate, Reading Business School, executive secretary studies. Survivors: husband; son, J. Timothy, husband of Jennifer L. (Jeschke) Cronrath, Topton; stepdaughter, Debra A. (Cronrath), wife of Michael J. Billowitch, Whitehall; stepson, Michael R., husband of JoAnne (Murphy) Cronrath, Fredericksburg, Va.; grandson, Colton R. Cronrath; step grandchildren, Katie M. (Billowitch) Brader, Karyn A. (Billowitch), wife of David R. Zwoyer, IV; predeceased by brother, Leonard Smith, July 10, 1936.

Ludwick Funeral Home, 25 E. Weis St., Topton. Buried, New Jerusalem Union Cemetery, Fleetwood.

Morning Call pg. B-9

12/29/2007

Allentown PA

 

Smith

Elizabeth K.

Stover

09/20/1869

4/9/1957

Stover, Lizzie K., daughter of the late Henry and Anna (Kulp) Smith, was born Sept. 20, 1869, in Hilltown Twp., Pa.; died at Grand View Hospital following a heart attack on April 9, 1957; aged 87 y. 6 m. 19 d. Her husband, Allen F., preceded her in death in 1931. She was also preceded in death by a son. She lived in Blooming Glen, Pa., for 41 years and was an active member of the Blooming Glen Mennonite Church for 60 years. Surviving are 5 daughters (Mrs. Harvey B. Kulp, Mrs. Horace L. Clemmer, Mrs. Warren O. Gehman, Mrs. Harvey R. Detweiler, and Irene), 3 brothers, 14 grandchildren, and 20 great-grandchildren.

Funeral services were held at the Blooming Glen Church on April 13, with interment in the adjoining cemetery.

Services were in charge of David Derstine, Jr.

Gospel Herald - Volume L, Number 21 - page 502, 503

5/21/1957

 

Blooming Glen Mennonite Cemetery, Hilltown Township, Bucks County, PA

Smith

Emma

Moyer

11/26/1869

10/21/1953

Moyer, Emma R., daughter of the late Frederick and Lydia Smith, was born Nov. 26, 1870, in Bucks Co., Pa.; died at the home of her son-in-law and daughter in Souderton, Pa., Oct. 21, 1953; aged 82 y. 10 m. 25 d. Formerly of Blooming Glen, she resided with her daughter the last 3 years. She had been ill almost a year but was bedfast only a few days. Her husband, the late Abram M. Moyer, died in 1939. Besides her daughter, she is survived by 2 sons (Arnon S., Blooming Glen, Pa., and Harold S., Perkasie, Pa. ), 14 grandchildren, and 7 great-grandchildren. Two daughters also preceded her in death.

She was a faithful member of the Blooming Glen Mennonite Church, where funeral services were held on Sunday, Oct. 25, 1953.

Gospel Herald - Volume XLVII , Number 13 - page 309, 310

3/30/1954

 

Blooming Glen Mennonite Cemetery, Hilltown Township, Bucks County, PA

Smith

Florence A.

Rhode

06/17/1892

6/18/1988

 Florence S. Rhode; formerly Topton; died Saturday, day after 96th birthday, Lutheran Home, Topton; widow of Harold C. Rhode; 1910 graduate, Kutztown Normal School; taught, Allentown School District, 5 years; Topton School District, 5 years; Woodmere and Hewlett School District, Long Island, N.Y., over 20 years, retiring 1961; born Maxatawny Township; daughter of the late William H. and Clara S. (Kuhns) Smith; member, St. Peter's United Church of Christ, Topton. Survivor: nephew.

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

Call-Chronicle pg. B-18

6/19/1988

Allentown, PA

 

Smith

Franklin A.

 

7/27/1914

6/8/1999

FRANKLIN A. SMITH, 84, of Mt. Bethel, died Tuesday in Slate Belt Medical and Rehabilitation Center. He was the husband of the late Marion E. (Pysher) Smith who died November 9, 1989. Born in Bath, he was the son of the late Arthur and Estella (Kunkle) Smith. He was a farmer his entire life, owning and operating Cloverdale Farm, Mt. Bethel. He was a member of Trinity United Church of Christ, Stone Church, for over 60 years. He was a member of the Richmond Lions Club, Pennsylvania Farmers Union, Farm Bureau Federation, Tatamy, and the Agway Co-operative. He is survived by a son, Paul F. Smith with whom he resided; two daughters, Charlene B. Bellis of Wind Gap and Lynne D. Davis of Saylorsburg; a brother, Walter Smith of Easton; three sisters, Lillian Comfort of Nazareth, Eva Bartholomew of Quakertown, and Florence Fehnel of Allentown; six grandchildren; 5 step grandchildren; 4 great grandchildren; and 6 step great grandchildren. He was predeceased by brothers Russell, Herbert, Emmett and Lester and sisters, Marie Bilheimer, Dorothy Gerhart, Helen Williamson, and Hilda Werkheiser.

Funeral services will be held on Friday at 11 a.m. at Trinity United Church of Christ, Stone Church. Friends may call Thursday from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at the James J. Palmeri Funeral Home, 6602 Alpha Ave., Martins Creek, and one hour prior to services at the church. Interment will be in Centerville Cemetery, Stone Church. Memorial Contributions may be made to the Richmond Lions Club, Richmond, PA.

James J. Palmeri Funeral Home.

Pocono Record Newspaper

6/10/1999

 

Centerville Cemetery, Stone Church, Upper Mount Bethel Township, PA

Smith

Franklin Folk

 

1915

3/6/2004

Franklin Folk Smith, 89, of Newfield, N.J., died March 6 in the Rainbow Center Nursing Home, Salem County, N.J. He was the husband of Mary (Smith) Smith. Born in Topton, he was a son of the late Dr. Charles and Esther (Folk) Smith. Smith was employed as chief engineer by Owens-Illinois Kimble Glass Co., Vineland, N.J., until his retirement. He was later employed by Elton Iron in New Jersey. He was a graduate of Kutztown High School and a 1936 graduate of Pennsylvania State University with a bachelor's degree in civil engineering. Smith was a 50-year member of the Newfield Fire Company. He was secretary of the Kiwanis Club of Newfield for 22 years. Smith was a member of the Christ Community Church, Newfield. He is also survived by a daughter, Sandra (Smith) Williamson, Pottstown. Other survivors include a sister, Ann L. (Smith) Cooke, Wernersville; and three grandchildren.

Services will be this afternoon at 1 in the Pancoast Funeral Home, Vineland. Burial will be in Rose Hill Cemetery, Newfield.

Reading Eagle

3/10/2004

Reading, PA

Rose Hill Cemetery, Newfield

Smith

John F

 

4/4/1920

1/17/1991

John F. Smith, 70, of Whitehall Township, died Thursday in his home. He was the husband of Evelyn M. (Leeser) Smith. They were married 50 years last April. He worked in men's retail sales for 43 years, retiring in 1985, and was a former co-owner of Parks Menswear Store, Allentown, from 1975-1985. Born in Allentown, he was a son of the late John and Maude (Turner) Bachert Smith. He was a member of Salem United Church of Christ, Allentown where he had served as a former deacon. He was an Army Air Corps veteran of World War II. Survivors: Daughter, Cheryl, wife of Donald Marks of Whitehall, a grandson and a great-grandson.

Services: 1:30 p.m. Monday, Trexler Funeral Home Inc., 1625 Highland St., Allentown. Call 7-8:30 p.m. Sunday.

Morning Call pg. B-8

1/18/1991

Allentown PA

 

Smith

John Henry

 

2/15/1912

1/29/2002

John Henry Smith; 89; 206 S. Herbein Drive, Topton; died Jan. 29, at home; husband of the late Kathryn M. (Barto) Smith; foreman, mount shop, Caloric Corp., Topton, 34 years, retiring 1977; born Lyon Station; son of the late Theodore & Cora (Bieber) Smith; member, Trinity Lutheran Church, Topton; borough council; member, Rotary Club, Ray A. Master American Legion Post 217, all Topton; member, Lyons Fire Company; member, Berks County Firemen's Association. Survivors: Daughter, Audrey L. Cronrath, Topton; grandson; 2 step grandchildren; 6 step great-grandchildren; predeceased by infant son, Leonard.

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

Morning Call pg.B-8

1/31/2002

Allentown PA.

Topton Union Cemetery

Smith

Lizzie Ann J.

Landes

10/23/1872

6/19/1942

Landes. - Lizzie Ann, daughter of the late William and Barbara Smith, was born Oct. 23, 1872; died June 19, 1942; aged 69 y. 7 m. 26 d. She was united in marriage in 1891 to Henry T. Landes. Thirteen children were born to this union. Surviving her are her husband and the following children: Elsie (wife of Ephraim Hallman), Washington Square; Willie, of Collegeville; Mary (wife of J. Leroy Fuhrman), Collegeville; Henry, of Alburtis; Cora (wife of Ulysses Moyer), Souderton; Jacob, of Telford; Maggie, Ivan, and Wilson, of Hatfield; Jonathan, of Montgomeryville; Lizzie (wife of George Foster), Harleysville; Barbara (wife of Paul Henninger), San Francisco, Calif.; Mae (wife of Warren Kriebel), Souderton. There also survive 63 grandchildren, 8 great-grandchildren, 2 sisters, and 2 brothers. She had been a faithful member of the Upper Skippack Mennonite Church.

Services were held at Upper Skippack Mennonite Church, June 23, 1942.

Gospel Herald

 

 

Upper Skippack Mennonite Cemetery

Smith

Luella

Crouse

03/17/1894

12/19/1971

LUELLA SMI TH CROUSE, 77, died 19 Dec 1971 in Salt Lake. She was born 17 March 1894 at Charleston, Wasatch Co. to George & Mary Ann Davis Smith. She married Russell Hubbard Crouse 1920 at Salt Lake City. He died in 1948. Survivors, one son, Russell H. Jr., of Soda, one daughter Mrs. S. M. (Eloise) Kauffroth, burial in Heber City Cemetery.

 

 

 

Heber City Cemetery, Utah

Smith

Maria

Pilgert

05/31/1838

05/03/1891

MERTZTOWN: Maria Pilgert, wife of Henry Pilgert, died after an illness of 5 days of Bright's disease, aged 58 years. Deceased leaves a husband and 5 children, namely, Mrs. George Ketterer, Mrs. Wm. Ketterer, Henry P. Pilgert, P. & R. agent here; George and Maria, the later two being unmarried. The burial will take place on Ascension day at 9.30 o'clock a.m.

Reading Eagle

5/5/1891

Reading PA

 

Smith

Mary Alice

Morgan

04/27/1863

5/5/1956

Mrs. Mary A. Morgan; 93; 205 Home Ave., Topton; died yesterday at home; oldest resident of Topton; born Upper Macungie Township, Lehigh County; daughter of the late Stephen & Lovina (Grim) Smith; husband, Edwin W. Morgan, died in 1938; lived in Topton last 43 years; member, Evangelical & Reformed congregation, Ziegel's Church. Survivors: daughters, Anna, wife of Howard Hoch, Reading; Blanche, wife of Rev. Mark K. Trexler, Laureldale; Miriam, at home; sons, Howard, St. Albans, Vt.; Clarence, Wollaston, Mass.; Ralph, Canton, Ohio; 6 grandchildren; great-grandchild.

Call-Chronicle pg. 15

5/6/1956

Allentown ,PA

 

Smith

Raymond W.

 

07/29/1894

10/12/1965

Raymond W. Smith; founder, Smith's 5 and 10 Cents Store, Topton; died yesterday at home, 25 Klein Ave., Topton; 71; founded store 1937, retired 1959; born Maxatawny; son of the late William H. and Clara S. (Kuhns) Smith; wife, former Marea Schaeffer, died 19 years ago; member, St. Peter's United Church of Christ, Topton; veteran, World War I, Medical Corps. Survivors: Maria, at home; brothers, Winfield, Topton; Stephen, Kutztown; sister, Mrs. Florence Rhode, Topton.

Schofer Funeral Home, Topton.

Morning Call pg. 29

10/13/1965

Allentown Pa

 

Smith

Sarah A. E.

Mickley

07/08/1849

04/27/1895

Sarah A. E. Mickley, wife of Alfred T. Mickley, who was in her 46th year, died at Mickley's, her home on Saturday, afternoon at 4 o'clock of consumption.

Funeral will be held on Wednesday afternoon at 11:30 at Mickley's. The husband is the only one survives. Death Notice Mickley, At Mickley's, April 27, 1895,Sarah A. E., wife of Alfred T. Mickley, aged 45 years, 9 months and 18 days.

Funeral from the residence of her husband, on Wednesday afternoon at 1:30 o'clock to which the friends and relatives are respectfully invited without further notice.

Services and interment at Mickley's Church.

 

04/29/1895

 

St. John's Cemetery, Whitehall Township, PA

Smith

Sarah Louise

Godshalk

09/21/1889

7/15/1983

 SARAH LOUISE GODSHALK Sarah Louise Godshalk, 93, formerly of Pen Argyl, died Friday in the Holy Family Manor, Bethlehem. She was born in Chapman's Quarries, near Point Phillip, the daughter of the late John and Clara Billings Smith. Her husband, Elwood, died in 1969. Mrs. Godshalk is survived by two daughters, Mrs. Harriet Neiman of Golden, Colo., and Mrs. William Stanton of New Hartford, NY; five grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. She was a member of the Grace United Methodist Church of Pen Argyl and was a past worthy matron of the Shatanka Chapter 202, Order of Eastern Star. She also was past president of the Pen Argyl and Northampton County PTAs.

Services will be held at 11 a.m. Monday in the Nicholas V. Guerro Funeral Home, Pen Argyl, followed by interment in Fairview Cemetery, Pen Argyl.

Easton Express pg. A-12

7/16/1983

Easton Pa.

Fairview Cemetery, Pen Argyl, Northampton Co., PA

Smith

Stephen Butz

 

3/18/1905

11/18/1974

Stephen B. Smith; 69; 445 Normal Ave., Kutztown; died Monday at home; husband of Corinne V. (Trexler) Smith; earned income tax officer, borough & school district, 13 years, retiring September; previously owner & operator, Smith's News & Variety Store, Kutztown, 33 years; member, past president, Kutztown Lions Club; born Topton; son of the late William H. & Ella M. (Butz) Smith; member, St. Paul's United Church of Christ, Kutztown. Survivors: widow; sister Florence A. Rhodes, Topton; brother, Winfield F., Topton.

Trexler & Hook Funeral Home, 25 E. Weiss St., Topton.

Morning Call pg.22

11/19/1974

Allentown PA

 

Smith

William E.

 

5/7/1930

2/8/2007

William E. Smith; 76; Big Rapids, Mich., formerly Topton; died Feb. 8, 2007, Michigan; married Suzanne Servis, March 27, 1960; born May 7, 1930, Topton; son of the late Winfield & Nellie (Matz) Smith. Survivors: wife; children, Cindy (Wayne) Sutherland, Morley, Mich.; Laura Miller, Wyoming; Douglas Smith, Big Rapids; 7 grandchildren.

Mohnke Funeral Home, Big Rapids.

Reading Eagle

3/22/2007

Reading PA

 

Smith

William H.

 

12/30/1864

11/30/1954

William H. Smith; 89; died Tuesday, Nightingale Nursing Home, Cetronia; retired school teacher; treasurer, Farmers Mutual Berks & Lehigh County Fire Insurance Co.; partner, Smith & Son, Reading; started business career with father, Smith & Croll, Maxatawny; attended Keystone State Normal School, Kutztown, Eastman Business College, Poughkeepsie, N.Y.; taught school, many years, Topton area; born Upper Macungie Township; son of the late Stephen B. & Lovina Grim Smith; member, St. Peter's Evangelical & Reformed Church, Topton; member, Huguenot Lodge 337, Free & Accepted Masons, Kutztown; member, Rajah Shrine Temple, Reading; preceded in death by first wife, Mrs. Clara S. Kuhns Smith; preceded in death by second wife, Mrs. Ella M. Butz Smith. Survivors: daughter, Florence, wife of Harold C. Rhode, Long Island, N.Y.; sons, Raymond W., Topton; Winfield F., Topton; Stephen B., Kutztown; 3 grandchildren; sister, Mrs. Mary Alice Morgan, Topton, who is 91.

DeLong & Trexler Funeral Home, Topton.

Morning Call pg. 5

12/2/1954

Allentown PA

 

Smith

Winfield Frederick

 

09/06/1896

2/1/1979

Winfield F. Smith, Sr.; 82; 228 S. Haas St., Topton; died Thursday, Allentown Hospital; husband of the late Nellie L. (Matz) Smith; owner/operator, Smith Pharmacy, Topton, since 1922; born Maxatawny Township; son of the late William H. & Clara S. (Kuhns) Smith; 50-year member, past master, Huguenot Lodge 377, F&AM, Kutztown; first commander, Ray A. Master American Legion Post 217, Topton; former director, Topton School District; member, St. Peter's United Church of Christ, Topton; Navy veteran, World War I. Survivors: sons, Winfield Jr., Topton; Dr. William E., Dresher, Montgomery County; sister, Mrs. Florence Rhode, Topton; 3 grandchildren.

Trexler & Hook Funeral Home, 25 E. Weiss St., Topton.

Morning Call pg. D-2

2/2/1979

Allentown PA

 

Smith

Winfield Frederick

 

10/13/1932

4/23/1981

Winfield F. Smith, Jr.; 48; 228 S. Haas St., Topton; found dead Thursday at home; owner, Topton drug store; born Topton; son of the late Winfield F. & Nellie L. (Matz) Smith; 1954, joined father in operation of Smith's Pharmacy, Topton; graduate, Philadelphia College of Pharmacy; sole owner since father's death 2 years ago; member, St. Peter's United Church of Christ, Topton; master, Huguenot Lodge 377, F&AM, Kutztown, 1963. Survivor: brother, Dr. William E., Big Rapids, Mich.

Trexler and Hook Funeral Home, 25 E. Weiss St., Topton. [

Morning Call pg. B-10

4/24/1981

Allentown PA

 

Snyder

Clara S.

Hess

10/13/1884

8/30/1971

Mrs. Clara S. Hess, 86, Seemsville, Northampton R.D. 2, died yesterday in St. Like's Hospital, Fountain Hill. Mrs. Hess, a native of Seemsville, was the widow of Palmer Hess. Survivors include three daughters, Mrs. Lester Miller, Northampton R.D. 2; Mrs. Elias Spengler, Bath R.D. 2, and Mrs. Dorthy Kist, Northampton R.D. 1; 11 grand children, 21 great-grand-children and two step-great grand children.

Easton Express/Express Times Newspaper

8/31/1971

 

 

Snyder

Clinton H.

 

03/09/1847

9/19/1925

Clinton H. Snyder, a merchant at Seemsville, Moore Township, for thirty years, and a school teacher for a period of 25 years, died of complications at his home in Seemsville, at 7 o'clock on Saturday morning, aged 78 years, 6 months and 10 days. Mr. Snyder was born in Allen township, a son of the late Peter and Susanna Spangler Snyder. He was one of the oldest residents of Seemsville. He was secretary of Snyder's church since its construction a number of years ago, and was choir leader of the same church for twenty years. He was secretary of the Live Stock Insurance Company of Northampton County. Because of failing health he retired from his duties as secretary of the church two years ago. He is survived by his wife and one daughter, Mrs. Palmer Hess, of Seemsville. Three grandchildren also survive, together with a sister Mrs. Thomas Koch, of Bethlehem.

Funeral services will be held from his late home on Wednesday at 1:30 p.m. Further services will be conducted in Snyder's church, and burial will be made in the adjoining cemetery.

 

 

 

 

Snyder

Hallie C.

Saeger

12/2/1903

3/10/2000

Obit: Hallie C. Saeger, 96, formerly of Upper Macungie Township and Zimmerman's Country Homestead, New Tripoli, died Friday, March 10, in the Phoebe Home, Allentown. She was the wife of the late Earle A. D. Saeger. A 1923 graduate of Kutztown University, she was a teacher in public schools in Breinigsville, Coplay, and Lower Macungie Township, and a substitute teacher in the Parkland and East Penn school districts. She also assisted her husband in farming various sites in western Lehigh County. Born in Trexlertown, she was a daughter of the late George C. and Ellen C. (Brobst) Snyder

 

 

 

 

Snyder

Russell Victor

 

10/2/1908

1/31/1952

Russell V. Snyder, 43, 122 Haas St., Topton, mechanic in the machinery department of the Caloric Stove Company, Topton, died Thursday night in Allentown Hospital, following a one-month illness. Born in Bowers, he was a son of Victor D. Snyder and the late Mrs. Florence (Eisenhower) Snyder. He was a member of the St. Peter's Reformed Church, Topton, the Topton Fire Company and its Beneficial Association, the Alliance Fire Company and Ray A. Master Post, American Legion, Topton. Besides his father, he is survived by his wife, the former Mae B. Derr, a daughter Gloria, wife of Donald Hieter, at home; a grandson, Scott Hieter, two sisters, Marie, wife of Bernard Wanamaker, Topton, Joyce, wife of Leon Trexler, Alburtis, and a brother, Ray, Bit Timber, Mont.

The Morning Call

2/2/1952

Allentown, Lehigh Co, PA

 

Snyder

Titus S.

 

11/10/1878

6/16/1957

Titus S. Snyder; 78; Mertztown R. 1; died yesterday, Allentown Hospital; born Vera Cruz; son of the late Amandus & Lucy (Schuler) Snyder; graduate, Allentown Business College; member, Greenleaf Lodge 561, F&AM; employed, Trexler Lumber Co., many years; operator, general store, Emmaus; last employed, dairy inspector. Survivors: brother, John A., Bethlehem; several nieces & nephews. Wife, Dorcas (Frey) Snyder, died 3 years ago.

Clarence R. Ritter Funeral Home, 36-38 S. 5th St., Emmaus.

Morning Call pg. 10

6/17/1957

Allentown PA.

Lutheran & Reformed cemetery, Emmaus

Snyder

Walter M.

 

1912

7/20/2003

Walter M. Snyder, 91, of 1543 Picnic Woods Road, Lehighton, died July 20 in Gnaden Huetten Convalescent Center, Lehighton. He was married to Margaret G. (Brobst) Snyder for 60 years. He was a self-employed farmer in East Penn Township, Carbon County. Born in West Penn Township, he was son of the late Milton and Emma (Middlecamp) Snyder. He was a member of Ben Salem United Church of Christ, Lehighton, where he was a former deacon and treasurer. He was a former member of the Mahoning Valley Fire Company and was a member of the Grundsow Lodge 8 on the Lizard Creek, Ashfield. Survivors: Wife; son, Raymond M. of Myerstown, Lebanon County; daughter, Elaine M. Diehl of Lehighton; four grandchildren, two great-grandchildren.

Services: 11 a.m. Thursday in the church. Call 10-11 a.m. Thursday in the church. Arrangements, Andrew P. Ovsak Funeral Home, Lehighton. Contributions: To the church.

Morning Call

7/22/2003

Allentown, PA

 

Sokalsky

Sophia

Bochniak

1914

9/17/2005

Sophie Bochniak], 91, of Walnutport, formerly of Allentown, died Sept. 17, 2005, in her home. She was the widow of John Bochniak. Born in Allentown, she was a daughter of the late Alex and [Anna Tahner] (Muzeka) Sokalsky. She was a devoted and active member of St. Mary's Ukrainian Orthodox Church, Allentown, and its senior citizens club. She was a member of St.

 

 

 

 

Solt

Ellen Jane

Hess

05/25/1863

9/2/1927

Ellen Jane Hess passed away yesterday at her home, 735 Washington avenue, Northampton, after a long illness from which she was bedridden for almost eight months. She was in her sixty-fifth year. She leaves her husband, Stephen Hess; one daughter, Mrs. James Hiestand; three sisters, Mrs. Emma Wolf, Seidersville; Mrs. Arthur Leibenguth, Northampton; Mrs. Abraham Fenstermacher, San Diego, Calif., and one brother, John Solt, Bethlehem.

Funeral services will be held from her late home next Tuesday afternoon at 3 o'clock, daylight saving time, with interment in the Stone church cemetery.

Morning Call

9/3/1927

Allentown, PA

Stone church cemetery.

Solt

Floyd

 

11/10/1931

4/3/1982

Floyd Solt; 50; Mertztown R. 1; died Saturday at home; husband of Corinee M. (Fegely) Solt; worked, sawmill operation, P&R Solt Co., Mertztown R. 1, many years; born Hereford Township, Berks County; son of Manassas W. and Annie V. (Hess) Solt, Mertztown R. 1; Army veteran, Korean War; member, Longswamp United Church of Christ, Mertztown R. 2. Survivors: widow; parents; brothers, Edwin U., Mertztown R. 2; Paul L., Russell R., both Mertztown R. 1; Lee D., Topton; sisters, Betty G., wife of Paul C. Geist, Topton; Bonnie Lou, Mertztown, R. 1.

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

Call-Chronicle, page C-20

4/4/1982

Allentown, PA

 

Solt

Manasses W.

 

3/23/1909

8/22/1982

Manassas W. Solt; 73; Mertztown R. 1; died Sunday, Allentown & Sacred Heart Hospital Center; husband of Annie V. (Hess) Solt; assembler, Caloric Corp., Topton, 45 years, retiring 1974; head custodian, Topton Fish & Game Association; born Washington Township, Berks County; son of the late Edwin & Lillian (Schueck) Solt; member, United Church of Christ congregation, Huffs Union Church, Hereford Township. Survivors: widow; sons, Edwin, Mertztown R. 2; Paul, Mertztown R. 1; Russell, Mertztown R. 1; Lee, Topton; daughters, Betty, wife of Paul Geist, Topton; Bonnie, at home; brothers, Edwin, New Berlinville, Berks County; Earl, Mertztown R. 2; sisters, Emma, wife of Ralph Miller, Reading; Arlene, wife of Charles Smith, Kutztown R. 1; 14 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren.

Schofer Funeral Home, 107 Main St., Topton.

Morning Call pg. B-8

8/23/1982,

Allentown, PA,

Huffs Church Union Cemetery, Hereford Township PA

Souder

Edwin A.

 

06/27/1882

1952

Souder, Edwin, son of the late Mahlon D. Souder, was born June 27, 1882; passed to his eternal reward at the Grandview Hospital, Sellersville, Pa ., April 17, 1958; aged 75 y. 9 m. 20 d. He was married to Ella Hackman, who died in December, 1915. To this union were born 4 daughters. On Jan. 20, 1917, he was married to Ruth L. Kraybill. To this union were born 5 sons and one daughter. Surviving are his wife, 10 children (Grace-Mrs. Paul W. Kolb, Irene-Mrs. Norman Bechtel, Gladys-Mrs. Irvin G. Kolb, and Norm an K., all of Spring City, Pa.; Elizabeth-Mrs. Paul F. Allebach and E. Mahlon, both of Telford, Pa.; L. Kraybill and Stanley K., both of Sarasota, Fla.; Iona-Mrs. Harold K. Weaver, Collegeville, Pa.; and Eugene K., Grottoes, Va.), 62 grandchildren, 17 great-grandchildren, one sister (Mrs. Lincoln Gehman, Philadelphia, Pa.), and one brother (Ervin Souder, Philadelphia, Pa.). He was active in the ministry for 34 years serving at Rockhill, near Telford, Pa. His passing was unusual in that he spoke personally with each one of the family, the 4 sons from distant states arriving the last night, at which time he requested songs and prayers, a time together long to be remembered by those present.

Funeral services were held at the Rockhill Church, April 21, in charge of Clinton D. Landis, Alfred A. Detweiler, and Arthur D. Ruth. Interment in the Rockhill Cemetery.

Gospel Herald - Volume LI, Number 21- page 506, 507

5/27/1958

 

Rockhill Mennonite Cemetery, West Rockhill Township, Bucks County, PA

Souder

Milton F.

 

09/26/1850

3/18/1926

Milton F. Souder died at the home of his son-in-law, Albert H. Wampole, Telford, at 6.30 o'clock Thursday morning, March 18, aged 75 years. The deceased had been ailing the past few weeks with a heavy cold, but was able to be up and about the house. On Wednesday evening, he retired as usual, but early Thursday morning was stricken with a sudden heart attack. He was a resident of Telford the past 35 years, going there from Souderton. He was a son of the late Abraham and Leah Souder, of Souderton. He is survived by the following children, Abram H. Souder, of Souderton; Leah, wife of Harry Billger, of Hulmeville; Edwin H. Souder, of Philadelphia; Alvin H. Souder, Anna, wife of Albert H. Wampole, and Katie, wife of Harry Renninger, of Telford. Also the following brothers and sisters-Christian F. Souder, of Souderton; John F. Souder and Leidy F. Souder, of Philadelphia; Mrs. Michael Musselman, of Telford.

Bucks Co Intelligencer

3/26/1926

 

 

Souder

Robert B.

 

12/30/1895

3/14/1959

Souder, Robert B., son of Jacob G. and Amanda (Benner) Souder; born Dec. 30, 1895, in Skippack Twp., Pa.; died of heart and kidney ailment on March 14, 1959, at the Grand View Hospital, Sellersville, Pa.; aged 63 y. 2 m. 13 d. Married to Clara (Nyce) Souder. Occupation: realtor. Surviving are 2 daughters and one son (Ruth- Mrs. William Agar, Jr., and Robert N., both of Souderton, Pa.; and Lois- Mrs. Paul Derstein, Hatfield, P a.), 10 grandchildren, 5 brothers, and one sister (George B., Harleysville; Mrs. Anna Hunsicker, Souderton; David B., Graterford; Russell B., Telford; Harry B., Philadelphia; and Asher B., Telford).

He was a member of the Souderton Church, where funeral services were held on March 18 in charge of Jacob M. Moyer, Russell B. Musselman, and John E. Lapp; interment in the adjoining cemetery.

Gospel Herald

 

 

Souderton Mennonite Cemetery

Souder

Sevilla F.

Godshall

10/01/1882

12/1945

Godshall - Sevilla F., daughter of William and Lizzie (Frick) Souder, passed away after a lengthy illness; aged 63 y. 2 m. 12 d. Death was caused by a liver and diabetic condition. Surviving are her husband (John K. Godshall, Telford, Pa.), mother, 2 children (Ellis S., of Telford and Elizabeth - Mrs. Francis Sehwenk, at Home), one brother (Harvey F., of Telford), one sister (Mrs. Wallace Ruth, Line Lexington, Pa.), and 4 grandchildren.

Funeral services were held at the Rockhill Church, of which she was a member, in charge of Edwin A. Souder and Clinton Landis. Text, Rev. 14:13. Interment was made in the adjoining cemetery.

Gospel Herald

1/4/1946

 

Rockhill Mennonite Cemetery

Spitko

Minnie E.

Arner

1896

3/26/1993

Minnie E. Arner, 97, formerly of S. 6th Street, Lehighton, died Friday in Weatherwood, Weatherly. She was the wife of the late George W. Arner. Born in Catasauqua, she was the daughter of the late John and Catharine (Demko)Spitko. She was a member of Zion United Church of Christ, Lehighton. Survivors: Daughters, Geraldine Hein of Lehighton and Kathleen McSparren of Okeechobee, Fla.; four grandchildren, seven great-grandchildren, and six great-great-grandchildren.

Services: 11 a.m. Friday, Kenneth N. Phifer Funeral Home, 3rd and Alum Streets, Lehighton. No calling hours.

 

3/28/1993

 

 

Spotts

Ella Cora

Barto

01/29/1893

2/21/1991

Ella C. Barto; 98; formerly 1 S. Haas St., Topton; died Thursday, Henry Health Care Center, Lutheran Home, Topton; wife of the late Wallace C. Barto; seamstress, floor lady, Cluett Peabody, Fleetwood, over 20 years, retiring 1960; born Milheim, Northumberland County; daughter of the late Jeremiah F. and Mary A. (Kluck) Spotts; member, Trinity Lutheran Church, Topton. Survivors: daughters, Eleanor J., wife of Ernest L. Carabajal, Columbia, S.C.; Joyce E., wife of George Schaeffer, Shirley L., wife of Gene W. Landis, both Topton; Mary Ellen, wife of Jerome J. Labanz, Emmaus; sons, J. Frederick, Emmaus; Wallace C. Jr., Millsboro, Del.; 17 grandchildren; 29 great-grandchildren; predeceased by daughter, Kathryn M. Smith, son, Wayne W.

Trexler-Ludwick Funeral Home, Topton.

Morning Call pg. B-7

2/22/1991

Allentown PA

 

Springer

Susan L.

Godshall

06/07/1896

11/19/1979

Godshall.- Susan L., daughter of Jacob and Mary (Lewis) Springer, was born in Salford Twp., Pa., June 7, 1896; died of cerebral thrombosis at Eastern Mennonite Home, Souderton, Pa., Nov. 19, 1979; aged 83 y. She was married to Alvin S. Godshall, who died Feb. 15, 1966. Surviving are 4 sons (Henry S., Norman S., Alvin S., and Stanley S.), 5 daughters (Edith-Mrs. Joseph Benner, Mabel-Mrs. John W. Haas, Naomi-Mrs. Stanley Pyndyk, Mary-Mrs. Raymond Halteman, and Eva-Mrs. A. Clair Sheats), 37 grandchildren, 64 great-grandchildren, 2 brothers (Henry and Jacob Springer), and 2 sisters (Mrs. Benjamin Young and Mrs. Ellis Moyer). She was a member of Franconia Mennonite Church, where funeral services were held Nov. 24, in charge of Wayne Kratz, Floyd Hackman, and Curtis Bergey; interment in adjoining cemetery.

Gospel Herald - Volume 72, Number 51, page 1018

12/18/1979

 

 

Stametz

Emma S.

Hoch

03/18/1884

5/31/1965

MRS. VICTOR S. HOCH Mrs. Emma C. Stamets Hoch, 82, Friedensville, Bethlehem R. D. 4, died yesterday at her home. She was the widow of Victor S. Hoch. Mrs. Hoch was born at Nisky, Northampton County, a daughter of the late John and Mary Smith Stamets. She was last employed by Trainer's Restaurant, Quakertown. Survivors include a daughter, Mrs. Grace L. Leidich, with whom she resided; a son, Russell V., Brick Tavern, Quakertown R. D. 2; five grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.

The funeral will be held at 1:30 p.m. tomorrow at the Gruver Funeral Home, Coopersburg.

Easton Express, pg. 19

6/1/1965

Easton, PA

St. John's Union Cemetery, Nazareth, Northampton Co., PA

Stanton

William Lyman

 

4/7/1926

1/11/2004

 William L. Stanton, 77, of New Hartford, Conn., formerly of Pen Argyl, died Jan. 11 in the Katherine Luther Home. He was married to Carol G. (Godshalk) Stanton. A graduate of Syracuse University, he worked for the General Electric Co., Utica, N.Y., before retiring in 1985. Born in Binghampton, N.Y., he was a son of the late Lyman and Florence (Nagle) Stanton. He was a member of New Hartford First United Methodist Church, Connecticut. He was an Army Air Force veteran of World War II. He was a member of the Epilepsy Foundation, the United Way allocation board, Lambda Chi Alpha Fraternity and General Electric Golf Club. Survivors: Wife; daughters, Rebecca Traub of New Cumberland, Columbia County, Patricia Coleman of Coopersburg, Martha Walck of Stroudsburg, Sara Spangler of York, York County; son, L. William of Charlottesville; sisters, Susan Day and Elizabeth; grandchildren.

Services: memorial, 11 a.m. Wednesday in the church. Call 4-7 p.m. today, Friedel, Williams, Coriale & Edmunds Funeral Home, 13 Oxford Road, New Hartford. Contributions: To the church or New Hartford Volunteer Fire Department, or donate blood in his memory.

Morning Call pg. B-7

1/13/2004

Allentown PA

 

Stauffer

Benjamin

 

12/05/1855

1/5/1928

Stauffer.-Pre. Benjamin B. Stauffer was born Dec. 5, 1855; died Jan. 5, 1928, at his home in Manheim, Pa., of a complication of diseases; aged 72 y. 1 m. He was married to Mary Ann Snavely in the year of 1882. To this union were born two daughters and four sons. His wife and one daughter and three sons preceded him in death. He was again married to Annie Houser who survives; also one daughter (Nora, wife of John J. Landis, one son (Joseph), six grandchildren, and three sisters (Mrs. John Brubaker, Mrs. Ezra Hess and Mrs. Jacob Rohrer). He was ordained to the ministry in the year of 1900 at Kauffman's Church, being a faithful member of that church for many years.

Funeral services Jan. 9, at the Manheim Church were conducted by Bros. Aaron Wenger, Isaac Brubaker, and Noah Risser. Text, John 17:14. "Father, thou art sweetly resting Here thy toils and cares are o'er Pain and sickness, death and sorrow, Never can distress thee more." Daughter.

Gospel Herald - Volume XX, Number 45 - pg 991

2/9/1928

 

 

Stauffer

Carolina

Walker

12/22/1842

10/6/1906

Mrs. Henry Walker, nee Stauffer, of Broad street, died at Reading, Saturday, at the home of her son, Perkin Walker. She and her husband and grandson, Lester Levan, left on Thursday morning to attend the Reading fair. She was in her usual health when they left. She was the guest of her son and while there was taken sick with cramps. She was 56 years old and is survived by her husband, 23 grandchildren and by the following children: Perkin Walker, of Reading; Frank Walker, Mrs. Thomas Fegley and Mrs. Ed. McElroy, of town; Mrs. Wm. Levan and Miss Lillie Walker, of Bangor. The surviving brothers and sisters are Nathan and Nathaniel Stauffer, of town; Sassaman Stauffer, of Alburtis; Mrs. Sophia Dankel, of Mertztown, and Mrs. Al. Reinert, of Maple Grove.

The funeral will be held on Saturday forenoon with interment at Huff's Church. Rev. O. R. Frantz will officiate. Ritter & Sell are funeral directors.

Emaus news, Macungie Progress pg.4

10/11/1906

Macungie, PA

Huff's Lutheran Church Cemetery, Hereford Twp, Berks, PA

Stauffer

Elsie M.

Geist

10/26/1907

1/5/1992

Elsie M. Geist; 84; Alburtis R.2; died Sunday, Lehigh Valley Hospital Center; wife of the late Robert A. Geist; born Crackersport; daughter of the late Harvey & Annie (Wisser) Stauffer; member, Zion Lehigh Lutheran Church, Alburtis. Survivors: sons, Donald R., Alburtis R.2; Clifford A., West Palm Beach, Fla.; daughter, Dolores E., wife of Robert Crossley, Emmaus R.1; sister, Mrs. Helen Bretz, De Bary, Fla.; 6 grandchildren; 3 great-grandchildren.

Trexler Funeral Home, 1625 Highland St., Allentown.

Morning Call pg. B-8

1/6/1992

Allentown PA

 

Stauffer

Esther

Bortz

11/25/1843

12/26/1920

Mrs. Hetty Bortz, nee Stauffer, widow of Elias Bortz, of near Weida's Mill, Emaus, died on Sunday of general debility after ailing for a year, aged 77 years. She is survived by these children: William and Mrs. Charles Hiskey, of Allentown; John, Mrs. Sassaman Weidner and an adopted son, Clarence Bear, all of Allentown Route 5; also 8 grandchildren, 7 great-grandchildren, and these brothers and sisters: Mrs. Sophia Dankel, of Longswamp; Mrs. Al. Reinert, of Maple Grove; Nathan, Nathaniel and Sassaman, all of Emaus. Revs. D. E. Schaffer, of Emaus, and Bond, of Shamrock, will officiate at the funeral on Friday morning at 9.30 o'clock, followed by regular services and burial at Longswamp. [The Allentown Morning Call, Allentown, PA, Tuesday, December 28, 1920, page 10] Mrs. Hetty Bortz, nee Stauffer, widow of Elias Bortz, of near Weida's Mill, Emaus, died on Sunday of general debility after ailing for a year, aged 77 years. She is survived by these children: William and Mrs. Charles Hiskey, of Allentown; John, Mrs. Sassaman Weidner and an adopted son, Clarence Bear, all of Allentown Route 5; also 8 grandchildren, 7 great grandchildren, and these brothers and sisters: Mrs. Sophia Dankel, of Longswamp; Mrs. Al Reinert, of Maple Grove, Nathan, Nathaniel, and Sassaman, all of Emaus.

Revs. D. E. Schaffer, of Emaus, and Bond, of Shamrock, will officiate at the funeral this morning at 9:30 o'clock, followed by regular services and burial at Longswamp.

Town & Country pg. 2

12/31/1920

Pennsburg, PA,

 

Stauffer

Helen Lucinda

Neusch

3/19/1909

1/22/1999

Helen Lucinda Neusch; 89; formerly Pleasant Valley; died Friday, Jan. 22, in home of daughter, Marjorie, wife of Eugene Massey, King George, Va.; wife of Eugene Neusch; 1929 & 1953 graduate, Kutztown University; taught, Wolf Elementary School, Saucon Valley School District ,before retiring; previously, teacher, Springfield Elementary School, Palisades School District; born Topton; daughter of the late Clarence and Ellen (Barto) Stauffer. Survivors: husband; daughters, Marjorie, with whom she resided; Lucinda Lynard, McLean, Va.; brothers, Ray, Topton; Jack, Las Vegas; sister, Marvey Eck, Emmaus; 4 grandchildren. Nash & Slaw Funeral Home, Ninde, Va.

Morning Call pg. A-14

1/27/1999

Allentown PA

 

Stauffer

Milton D.

 

12/19/1862

3/19/1927

Milton D. Stauffer, an aged resident of Topton, died at 6.30 Saturday evening at his home on Weiss street, aged 64 years and 3 months. He had been ill nine months. Mr. Stauffer was born in Pike township, Berks county, a son of James and Lucinda (Drumheller) Stauffer. He spent most of his time as a farmer, being for eleven years engaged in that capacity for the Lutheran Orphans' Home at Topton. He was last employed, however, by the Penn State Silk Company, Topton. He was a member of Trinity Lutheran church, Topton, and of Orion Castle, No. 501, K.G.E., of Topton. There survive his wife, Catharine (Yoder) Stauffer and the following children: Rachel, at home; Clarence, Lawson, Mrs. Abner Croll and Harry Stauffer, all of Topton; Mrs. W. C. Haas and George A. Stauffer, of Oley, and James Nathan Stauffer, of this city. A step-son, Preston Rohrbach, of Bethlehem, also survives, together with the following brothers and sisters: Milton Stauffer, of Limbrick Square, Montgomery county; Amandes Stauffer, Skippack; Mrs. Jefferson Dotterer and Mrs. Kate Grim, Boyertown, and Mrs. David Gottschall, of Harleysville.

The funeral will be held on Thursday afternoon with services at his late home on Weiss street at 1.30, continued services in Trinity Lutheran church, Topton, and interment in the Union cemetery. Rev. William H. Kline, of Topton, will officiate.

Town & Country pg. 6

3/25/1927

Pennsburg, PA,

 

Stauffer

Minerva M.

Nestor

12/14/1889

6/11/1956

Mrs. Minerva M. (Stauffer) Nestor, 66, of 319 Furnace St., Topton, wife of Ulysses Nestor, died early Monday morning. Born in Alburtis, a daughter of the late Sassaman and Sallie (Baum) Stauffer, she was a member of the auxiliaries of Ray A. Master Post in Topton, Topton Fire Co., and Reading Hospital. In addition to her husband, she is survived by three daughters, Mrs. Virgie Trexler, Reading; Miss Edna Nestor, at home, and Mrs. Ernest Beiber, Old Zionsville; three sons, Harold, Mertztown R. 1; Arthur, Topton; and Russell, Topton; six grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren; two sisters, Mrs. Annie Pfeifel of the Good Shepherd Home, Allentown, and Mrs. Sallie Donahue, Shamrock; and a brother, Sassaman Stauffer Jr., of Guthsville.

Services will be at 2 p.m. Thursday at the Schofer Funeral Home, Topton.

Morning Call pg. 32

6/12/1956,

Allentown Pa

 

Stauffer

Nancy Rae

Rumble

8/14/1944

1/12/2005

Nancy Rae Rumble; 60; New Castle, DE; died Wednesday, January 12, 2005, at home; married to Robert Rumble; daughter of Ray Stauffer, Topton, & the late Alfreda (Forseth) Stauffer. Buried, Topton Union Cemetery.

Ludwick Funeral Home, Topton.

 

 

 

Topton Union Cemetery

Stauffer

Nora

Landis

11/20/1884

1/24/1970

Landis, Nora S., daughter of the late Benjamin B. and Mary Ann (Snavely) Stauffer, was born in Lancaster Co., Pa., Nov. 20, 1884; died Jan. 24, 1970; aged 85 y. 2 m. 4 d. On Oct. 31, 1907, she was married to John J. Landis, who died Oct. 7, 1953. Surviving are 4 sons (Earl S., John S., Norman S., and Benjamin S.), 25 grandchildren, 25 great-grandchildren, a foster daughter (Mrs. Abner Nauman), and one brother (Joseph Stauffer). She was preceded in death by one son (Abram) and one daughter (Ruth-Mrs. Amos Sauder). She was a member of the East Petersburg Church, where funeral services were held Jan. 27, with John Shenk and Irvin Kreider officiating.

Gospel Herald - Volume LXIII, Number 11 - page 263, 264

3/17/1970

 

East Petersburg Mennonite Cemetery, East Petersburg, PA

Stauffer

Russell G.

 

4/23/1911

5/16/1994

Russell G. Stauffer; 83; Sawin Lane, Hockessin, Del.; died Monday at home; husband of Marian Alice (Sawin) Stauffer; professor, University of Delaware, Newark, Del., retiring 1976; H. Rodney Sharp Professor Emeritus of Education; founder, director, Reading Study Center; recipient, Excellence in Teaching award; previously, assistant director, Reading Clinic, Temple University; taught special courses, Nevada at Reno, Arizona, Brigham Young, Northern Illinois universities; bachelor's degree, Kutztown State Teachers College; master's degree, Duke University, Durham, N.C.; doctorate, Temple University; born Topton; son of the late Clarence & Ellen (Barto) Stauffer; Army Air Corps veteran, World War II, psychological research unit; author, basic readers, elementary school English series, college texts, numerous articles & pamphlets; editor of Reading Teacher, journal published by International Reading Association; former president, National Council of Research in English; board member, Jean Piaget Society of Philadelphia; on board of education, Lutheran Church of America, United Lutheran Church in America; board member, Lutheran Ministerium of Pennsylvania, Maryland Synod; lay representative, United Lutheran Church; co-founder, first president, St. Paul's Lutheran Church, Newark, Del.; co-founded Delaware Grundsow Lodch. Survivors: wife; brothers, Ray, Kutztown; Jack, Kenniwick, Wash.; sisters, Helen Neusch, Dahlgren, Va.; Faye Eck, Emmaus.

Chandler Funeral Home, Hockessin.

Morning Call pg.B-5

5/17/1994

Allentown, PA

 

Stauffer

Sallie F.

Donohue

02/10/1899

7/6/1974

Mrs. Sallie F. Donohue; 75; Topton; died Saturday at home; widow of Clarence J. Donohue, who died 1947; born Alburtis; daughter of the late Sassaman and Sarah (Baum) Stauffer; member, Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church, Northampton. Survivors: daughters, Margaret, wife of Theodore Blashchak, Northampton; Gertrude, wife of Frank Weber, Allentown; Mrs. Mabel Epting, Topton, with whom she resided; 2 grandchildren; 4 great-grandchild; great-great-grandchild. Trexler & Hook Funeral Home, 25 E. Weiss St., Topton.

Call-Chronicle pg. D-7

7/7/1974

Allentown PA

 

Stauffer

Sarah A. M.

Reinert

04/20/1858

4/10/1941

Ailing a year and bedfast the last two weeks, Mrs. Sarah A. M. Reinert, widow of Alfred Reinert, died at 3:30 a.m. yesterday at home, Alburtis R. 1, near Maple Grove, aged 82 years, 11 months and 20 days. Mrs. Reinert, last of her family, was born in Longswamp township, a daughter of the late Israel and Harriet (Conrad) Stauffer. Her husband preceded her in death in September, 1938. She was a member of Longswamp church. Surviving are four sons and three daughters, Herbert of Emmaus, Fred of Mertztown, Harvey and John, Alburtis R. 1; Meda H., wife of Charles Ritter, Macungie R. 1; Mrs. Lulu R. Snyder of Allentown, Bessie J., wife of William Stufflet, Fogelsville; 33 grandchildren and several great-grandchildren. Two children preceded her in death.

The funeral will be held from her home, near Maple Grove, Tuesday at 1:30 p.m. Regular services and burial will follow at Longswamp church, with the Rev. William Bond officiating.

Morning Call pg. 7

4/11/1941

Allentown Pa

 

Stauffer

Sassaman

 

06/1853

5/11/1931

Sassaman Stauffer, a retired farmer, died at 3:30 o'clock Monday afternoon at his home, the residence of his son-in-law and daughter, Mr. and Mrs. Ulysses F. Nester, Furnace street, Topton, from a complication of ailments. He had been ailing for the past three years and bedfast for the past four months. He was aged 77 years. Mr. Sassaman was born in Pike township, Berks county, a son of the late Israel and Harriet Conrad Stauffer and was a member of the Reformed congregation of the Longswamp church. His wife, Sallie, nee Baum, died about a year ago leaving to survive him nine children, Mrs. Ulysses F. Nester, of Topton; Mrs. Lillie Muthard, Mrs. Addie Feifel, and Welllington Stauffer, of Allentown; Sassaman Stauffer, of Stetlersville; Roland Stauffer, of Elizabeth, N. J.; Chester Stauffer, of Alburtis; Buren Stauffer, of Easton, and Mrs. Clarence Donahue, of Hosensack; 22 grandchildren and a sister, Mrs. Alfred Reinert, of Alburtis, R. D.

The funeral will be held Friday afternoon at 1:30 p.m. daylight time, from the residence of his son-in-law and daughter. Mr. and Mrs. Ulysses F. Nester, Furnace street, Topton. Brief services at the house will be followed by regular services in the Longswamp church. Rev. W. L. Meckstroth officiating. Interment will be made in the cemetery adjoining the church.

Town & Country pg 6

5/15/1931

Pennsburg, PA

 

Stauffer

Sophia

Dankel

09/01/1848

11/24/1924

Mrs. Sophia Dankel, nee Stauffer, widow of Reuben Dankel, died suddenly at her late home, near Mertztown, Monday morning at 4 o'clock, of heart failure, aged 77 years, 2 months and 23 days. Mrs. Dankel had been in failing health for some time, but was able to be about, and only on Sunday had visited her sister at Maple Grove. Her sudden death came as a shock to her family and many friends. She is survived by the following children: Mrs. Henry Pilgert, Mertztown; Mrs. Jere Guldin, Harrisburg; Mrs. Charles Haas and George Dankel, both of Reading; Grover Dankel and Wallace Dankel, both of Mertztown; two brothers, Nathaniel Stauffer, Emaus, and Sassaman Stauffer, Macungie; one sister, Mrs. Alfred Reinert, Maple Grove; eleven grandchildren and four great-grandchildren also survive. Three children preceded her in death. Her husband died 23 years ago. She was a member of Longswamp church.

Funeral services will be held Saturday morning from her late home at 10 o'clock. Burial will be made in the Longswamp church cemetery. Rev. William Bond will officiate. [The Morning Call, Allentown, PA, Wednesday, November 26, 1924, page 7] On Saturday morning, November 29, the remains of Mrs. Sophia Dankel, Longswamp, were laid at rest in the Longswamp cemetery, all the services having been held at the house of mourning. The deceased was a daughter of Israel Stauffer and wife Harriet (nee Conrad) and was born Sept. 1, 1848. Baptized Dec. 12, 1848, by Rev. Sassaman Herman. The sponsors were William Reitnauer and wife, Esther. She was confirmed in the Reformed faith at Huff's church, Oct. 15, 1864, by Rev. Alfred J. Herman. She was joined in marriage to Reuben Dankel in 1866. Her husband died some years ago. Of five sons and four daughters, there remain three sons and three daughters; also 11 grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.

Morning Call pg. 24

12/5/1924

Allentown PA

 

Steckel

Eva Catherine

Mickley

04/08/1749

04/08/1830

DIED-On Wednesday the 7th inst. Mrs. Catharine Mickly, relict of Mr. Martin Mickly, of Franklin Township, aged 81 years

The Republican Compiler (Gettysburg, PA)

04/27/1830

 

 

Steffy

Lovie J.

Dankel

6/24/1924

12/27/1999

Lovie J. Dankel; 75; 319 Franklin St., Topton; died Monday Dec. 27, Lehigh Valley Hospital, Salisbury Township; wife of the late Charles H. Dankel; born Topton; daughter of the late Harvey and Emma (Heim) Steffy. Survivors: Daughters, Peggy A., wife of Russell G. Geist, Mertztown; Mona L., wife of Pierce M. Turner, Topton; son, Perry C., Hamburg; sister, Sylvia, wife of Neil Moyer, Emmaus; six grandchildren; six great-grandchildren.

Ludwick Funeral Home, Topton.

Morning Call, page A14

12/28/1999

Allentown, PA

 

Stegemeier

Caroline Winifred

Serfas

9/2/1903

9/6/1991

Caroline Winifred Serfas, 88, a Fullerton homemaker, died Friday. Visitation from 2 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 8 p.m. today at McAulay & Wallace Fullerton Mortuary. Private services and burial. Survived by her husband, Fred; son, Fred, of Laguna Hills; daughters, Carol Stewart of Colorado and Marilyn Brobst of South Africa; brother, George Stegemeier of Illinois; sister, Mildred Branding of Illinois; seven grandchildren; and one great-grandson.

 

 

 

 

Stein

Susanna

Greenawald

01/01/1820

06/11/1895

Mrs. Susanna Greenawalt, of near Albany post office, died of lung affection and heart disease at the residence of Jacob Ernst. Internment, Sunday forenoon, June 16, in New Bethel church cemetery. Rev. Oscar D. Miller, of Hamburg will officiate. Undertaker Greenawalt has charge. Deceased's age was 75 years,5 months,11 days. The following children survive; Mrs. Jacob Ernst, of Albany; Mrs. Amanda Henry, of Jacksonville; Mrs. Kate Jacobs, of Philadelphia; Frank Greenawalt, of Orwigsburg, and Elias Greenawalt, of near Lynnville.

Reading Eagle

06/12/1895

Reading Pa.

New Bethel Church, PA

Steiner

Aaron L.

 

10/14/1926

11/5/2000

Aaron L. Steiner, 68, of Pulaski Street, Stowe, Montgomery County, died Thursday morning at Pottstown Memorial Medical Center, after being admitted on Wednesday. He had been in ill health for the past two years. Born in Nuremberg, Schuylkill County, he was a son of the late Edison and Mildred (Brobst) Steiner. He grew up in Weston and lived in Pottstown for more than 40 years. He was a member of St. John's Evangelical Lutheran Church, South Pottstown.

 

11/7/2000

 

 

Steiner

Bobby E.

 

12/12/1937

2/5/1995

Bobby E. Steiner, 57, of Levingood Road, Upper Pottsgrove Township, died Sunday at his residence. Born in Hazleton, he was the son of the late Edison and Mildred (Brobst) Steiner. He was employed as a laborer for 20 years by the Columbia Boiler Corp. He worked until 1982 when he became ill. Steiner was a member of St. John 's Evangelical Lutheran Church, Pottstown; the West End Fire Co., Stoew, Montgomery County; the Pikeville Rod and Gun Club; the Upper Pottsgrove Fire Co., and the Quoit Club, Pottstown. Preceding him in death was a brother Aaron Steiner. Surviving are his wife, Alice (Schiel) Steiner; daughter, Marie Steiner, at home; foster son, Joseph Myers, Pottstown, and sisters, Mrs. John (Jean) Thomas and June Miller, both of Stowe.

Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Today from the Warker-Troutman Funeral Home, 726 High St., Pottstown. The Rev. Dodd Lamberton, pastor of St. James Lutheran Church, will officiate. Burial will be in St. Aloysius New Cemetery.

Eastern Pennsylvania Obituary Board

2/8/1995

 

 

Steininger

Cassina C

Merkel

05/31/1846

5/9/1919

Cassina B. Steininger died at the residence of her son, Harvey Merkle, near Shamrock, on Friday morning at 9 o'clock of dropsy and heart disease, aged 72 years, 11 months and 8 days. She had been sick for one year and bed fast for three weeks. She was a daughter of the late Solomon Steininger and his wife Maria, nee Hoch, and was born in Upper Macungie township. The survivors are a son, Harvey, three sisters, Mrs. William Long, of Long Swamp; Mrs. Jane Fegley, of Allentown, and Ida Steininger, of Reading; one brother, Jacob, of Shillington; six grandchildren and three great grandchildren.

She was a member of Zion United Brethren Church of Reading. Rev. Buchter, of Reading, and Rev. Meckstroth will officiate at the funeral.

Morning Call pg. 13

5/12/1919

Allentown Pa

 

Steininger

Fianna Elizabeth

Long

07/25/1843

6/28/1930

Fianna Elizabeth Long; 88; widow of William Long; died Saturday morning, Allentown; born Berks county; daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Solomon Steininger; first husband, Phillip Ziegler, died 49 years ago; second husband, William Long, died ten years ago. Survivors: children, Phillip Ziegler, Iowa; Laura Ziegler, Emaus; Alice Ziegler, Allentown; Mrs. Elizabeth Hertzog, Emaus; Mrs. A. B. Reinert, Alburtis; Dr. William F. Long, Charles Long, Mrs. Edwin Fritch, Mertztown; four grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild also survive; lived with a granddaughter, Mrs. Victor W. DeLong, 418 North Leh street, Allentown. Buried, Longswamp cemetery.

Morning Call, page 7

6/29/1930

Allentown, PA

 

Stephen

Edna M.

Geist

02/19/1894

7/15/1974

Mrs. Edna M. Geist; 80; 178 W. Main St., Macungie; died Monday, Fountain Hill Manor; widow of David B. Geist, who died in 1972; observed 50th wedding anniversary, 1970; born South Whitehall Township; daughter of the late George & Maggie (Frey) Stephen; member, Jordan United Church of Christ, Walberts. Survivors: sons, Clarence, Germansville R. 1; David, New Tripoli R. 2; daughters, Mrs. Grace Dries, Emmaus R. 1; May, wife of Charles Hausman, with whom she lived; Beulah, wife of Edwin Gehringer, Allentown; sisters, Sadie, wife of Raymond Mangold, Allentown; Lillian, wife of Paul Leabold, Orefield; 8 grandchildren; 6 great-grandchildren. Schmoyer Funeral Home, Breinigsville.

Morning Call, page 8

7/16/1974

Allentown, PA

Grandview Cemetery, Allentown, Lehigh co, PA

Stephens

Alice Geraldine

Trittenbach

8/9/1935

11/7/2008

Alice G. Wagner, 73, of Hellertown, died November 7, 2008. She was the wife of Wallace M. Wagner. Born in Lower Saucon Township, she was a daughter of the late John and Ella (Seigfried) Stephens. Surviving: Husband; Daughter: Linda Weaver, of Coopersburg; Step-children: Michelle Raville, of Virginia; Patricia Hausman, of Coplay; and Wallace Wagner, of Hellertown; Siblings: Leroy Stephens, of Leithsville; Evelyn Ryan, Doris Holly, Dolores Hassick, and Florence Shear all of Bethlehem; 2 grandchildren; and 3 great-grandchildren.

Services: 11 AM on Wednesday at the Falk Funeral Homes & Crematory, 1418 Main Street, Hellertown. A viewing will be from 10-11 AM. Interment will be in Union Cemetery, Hellertown. Contributions: The American Cancer Society, 3893 Adler Place, Bethlehem, PA 18017

Morning Call

 

Allentown PA.

Union Cemetery Hellertown Pennsylvania

Stephens

Blanche Salome

Roberts

11/25/1893

12/24/1981

MRS. BLANCHE S. ROBERTS Mrs. Blanche S. Roberts, 89, of Cedarbrook, Allentown R. 2, died Thursday in the Allentown and Sacred Heart Hospital Center. She was the widow of Walter A. Roberts. She was a social worker at Cedarbrook and the Good Shepherd Home, Allentown, for many years before retiring in 1961. Born in Allentown, she was a daughter of the late Henry H. and Adlai (Butz) Stephens. She was a member of St. Michael's Evangelical Lutheran Church, Allentown. Surviving are four daughters, Susan, wife of Daniel Wolfe of Indialantic, Fla., Julia, wife of Louis Guttman of Rochester, NY, Mrs. Mary Jane Kohn of St. Louis, Mo., and Louise, wife of Alex Hrizuk of Whitehall Township, three sons, John A. of Doylestown, and James and David, both of Allentown, 15 grandchildren, three great-grandchildren, and a great-great-grandchild.

Services will be at 3:15 p.m. Tuesday in the church. A calling hour will precede the services. The Bachman Funeral Home, 1030 Walnut St., Allentown is in charge of arrangements.

Morning Call

12/26/1981

Allentown, PA

Greenwood Cemetery, Allentown, PA

Stephens

Carol Ann

Barbato

2/18/1947

5/13/2001

Carol A. Stephens, 54, of Allentown, formerly of Lower Saucon Township, died Sunday, May 13, in her home. She was employed by the East Penn School District for 23 years before retiring as a gifted program specialist in March. A graduate of Kutztown University, she received master's degrees in counseling and educational technology from Lehigh University. Born in Allentown, she was a daughter of John S. Stephens of Hellertown and Elaine (Massini) Stephens of Allentown. She was a former member of the board of directors of the Humane Society of Lehigh County, Allentown. Survivors: Parents; sisters, Linda and Tammy, both of Allentown; niece, nephew.

Services: 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, Bachman, Kulik & Reinsmith Funeral Home, 17th & Hamilton streets, Allentown. Call 7-8:30 p.m. Tuesday and 10-10:30 a.m. Wednesday. Contributions: American Cancer Society, Bethlehem.

Morning Call

5/14/2001

Allentown, PA

Grandview Cemetery, PA

Stephens

Charles Milton

 

6/9/1930

9/20/1985

Charles M. Stephens Sr., 55, of Bethlehem R.4, owner of an Bethlehem sanitation company, died Friday in his home. He was the husband of Lorraine T. (Schoenenberger) Stephens. He owned and operated the C. Stephens Sanitation Co., Bethlehem R.4, for more than 30 years . Born in Hellertown, he was a son of the late John Stephens and Ella (Schaller) Stephens Heil. He was a member of Christ Lutheran Church of Lower Saucon, Bethlehem R.5. Surviving are a daughter Bonnie of Bethlehem; a son, Charles Jr., at home; three brothers, Daniel Eisenhart of Lake Wallenpaupack, Wayne County, and LeRoy Stephens and John Stephens, both of Bethlehem R.4; five sisters, Evelyn, wife of Joseph Rosato, Doris, wife of George Holly, and Alice, wife of Wallace Wagner, all of Bethlehem, Delores, wife of George Hassick of Coopersburg, and Florence, wife of Henry Sherer of Walnutport; two stepsons, Richard D. Rumfield of Bethlehem R.4 and Norman A. Rumfield of Bethlehem; a stepdaughter, Debra L., wife of Gerald Svites of Bethlehem R.4, and four grandchildren.

Services will be at the convenience of the family in the Templeton- Heintzelman Funeral Home, 326 Main St., Hellertown. There will be no calling hours.

Morning Call

9/21/1985

Allentown, PA

Union Cemetery, Hellertown, PA

Stephens

Gertrude

O'Brien

1886

4/6/1939

In ill health for over a year, Mrs. Gertie O'Brien, of Mertztown, died at the Allentown hospital early yesterday. She had been a patient at the institution for the past ten days. She was 51 years of age. Born in Lower Macungie, she was the daughter of Sanford and Mary, nee Merkle, Stevens. Her husband died more than a year ago. She was a faithful member of the Trexlertown Union church, Reformed wing. She is survived by two sons, Paul of Alburtis, Woodrow at home, and one daughter, Mrs. Fred Shoemaker of Macungie R. 1. There also survive nine grandchildren and three brothers, Harvey of Alburtis R. 1, John of Breinigsville R. 2 and Edwin of Northampton; three sisters, Mrs. Stella Sherer of Kutztown R. 4, Mrs. Jennie Behney of Allentown and Eva Stevens of Breinigsville R. 1.

Morning Call pg 7

4/7/1939

Allentown PA.

Trexlertown Cemetery, Lehigh co, PA

Stephens

Henry Harrison

 

11/22/1854

12/6/1922

Henry H. Stephens, for many years Superintendent of Grounds, Lehigh Agricultural Society, died yesterday at his home 36 South Madison, Allentown, following a short illness with complications. Age 68 years and 14 days, Mr. Stephens was born near Crackersport, South Whitehall Township, November 22, 1854. The son of the late David and Anna Glena (it's Angelina, nee Yeager) Stephens. On September 1, 1881 he was united in marriage to the late Adlai Butz. Ceremonies performed by the late Rev. E. J. Fogel. She preceded him in death six years ago. This union was blessed with three daughters, the oldest of whom died in infancy. The surviving daughters are Mrs. Mort (Morton) Jacobs and Mrs. Walter Roberts. He was married a second time, his wife being Miss Sarah Benner, who, with nine grandchildren, four sisters, Mrs. Thomas Rowhine, this city, Mrs. Calvin Miller, Ormrod, Mrs. Eleanor Lazarus, Eagle Point, and Mrs. Sarah Ann Troxell, Mechanicsville, and one brother, George Stephens, also survive. Mr. Stephens was a member of the Cedarville Reformed Church and the West End Aid Society. For a number of years he was Road Supervisor and Secretary of the School Board of South Whitehall Township and at one time was in charge of the Franklin Butz farm where Muhlenberg College is now located.

Funeral will be held from his late home on Monday afternoon at 2:00.

Services will be conducted at the house. Interment will be at Greenwood Cemetery.

 

 

 

Greenwood Cemetery, Allentown, PA

Stephens

John Soloman

 

6/7/1924

10/28/2001

John S. Stephens, 77, of Saucon Manor, Hellertown, formerly of Lower Saucon Township, died Sunday, Oct. 28, in St. Luke's Hospital, Fountain Hill. He was the husband of Elaine (Massini) Stephens. He worked for Stephens Garage, Lower Saucon Township, before retiring. Previously, he worked for Bethlehem Steel Corp. Born in Hellertown, he was a son of the late John Stephens and Ella (Seigfried) Heil. He was an associate member of the Fraternal Order of Police and a member of the Moose Lodge, Sellersville. Survivors: Wife; daughters, Linda L. and Tammy L., both of Allentown; brothers, Leroy of Bethlehem, Daniel Eisenhart in Florida; sisters, Evelyn Ryan, Doris Holley and Florence Sharer, all of Bethlehem, Dolores Hassick and Alice Wagner, both of Hellertown; two grandchildren. She was predeceased by a daughter, Carol A., in May.

Services: 10 a.m. Wednesday, Heintzelman Funeral Home, 326 Main St., Hellertown. Call 9-10 a.m. Wednesday. Contributions: American Heart Association, Bethlehem.

Morning Call

10/29/2001

Allentown, PA

Union Cemetery, Hellertown, PA

Stephens

Leroy Appel

 

10/24/1927

5/27/2009

LeRoy A. Stephens LeRoy A. Roy Stephens, 81, of Leithsville, entered eternal rest on May 27, 2009. He was the beloved husband of Doris (LeComte) Stephens. They were married more than 60 years. Born in Hellertown, he was a son of the late John and Ella (Siegfried) Stephens. Roy worked for Bethlehem Steel Corp. in the central tool department for more than 40 years. During that time he was a Union Local 2598 shop steward. He also owned and operated Stephens Garage, Leithsville. He was of the Lutheran faith. He was also a life member of the Moose Lodge, Quakertown. Survivors: Wife; sisters, Evelyn Ryan, Dolores Hassick, Doris Holley, Florence Sharer; many nieces, nephews. He was predeceased by brothers John and Charles, and a sister, Alice.

Services: 11 a.m., Tuesday in the Falk Funeral Homes & Crematory, 1418 Main St., Hellertown. Call from 10-11 a.m. on Tuesday in the funeral home. To offer condolences and for all other information, select On-Line Condolences at: www.falkfuneralhomes.com. / www.falkfuneralhomes.com. Contributions: In lieu of flowers, to New Jerusalem Evangelical Lutheran Church, 3233 Apples Church Road, Bethlehem, PA 18015.

Morning Call

5/29/2009

Allentown PA

Union Cemetery, Hellertown, PA

Stettler

Anna Kittian

Barto

2/28/1903

6/27/1990

Mrs. Anna K. Barto; 87; Kutztown R.2; died Wednesday, Kutztown Manor; widow of Irwin Barto; born Haafsville, Upper Macungie Township; daughter of the late Herbert F. & Adora K. (Kehm) Stettler; member, Trinity Lutheran Church, Topton. Survivors: Cousins.

Schofer Funeral Home, 107 Main St., Topton.

Morning Call pg. B-9

6/28/1990

Allentown PA

 

Stettler

Miriam I.

Meck

05/23/1880

4/14/1963

Mrs. Meriam I. Meck; 54; 17 W. Smith St., Topton; died yesterday, Allentown Hospital; wife of Clifford I. Meck; employed, East Penn Weaving Co., Topton, until 2 years ago; born Haafsville, Upper Macungie Township; daughter of the late Herbert & Dora (Kehm) Stettler. Survivors: husband; sister, Anna, wife of Irwin Barto, Topton.

Schofer Funeral Home, Topton.

Morning Call pg. 27

4/15/1963

Allentown, PA

Maxatawny cemetery

Stever

George Samuel

 

9/2/1916

7/11/1986

George S. Stever, 68, of Walnut Street, Springtown, died Thursday (July 11) in St. Luke's Hospital. He was the husband of Miriam M. (Wohlbach) Stever. They observed their 48th wedding anniversary last March. Stever was a plant patrolman at Bethlehem Steel Corp., where he worked for 42 years until retiring in 1979. Born in Salisbury Township, he was a son of the late Levi and Ada Stever. He was a member of Christ Lutheran Church, Springtown. Surviving with his widow are a son, Robert L. of West Chester, Chester County; two daughters, Joanne E., wife of Robert Moser of Leithsville, and Nancy L., wife of Stewart Ackerman of Quakertown; a brother Earl of Bethlehem; two sisters, Dorothy, wife of Ralph Koch of Allentown, and Mildred, wife of Morris Mease of Pleasant Valley; nine grandchildren and two great- grandchildren.

Services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday in the Templeton-Heintzelman Funeral Home, 326 Main St., Hellertown. A calling hour will precede the services.

Morning Call

7/12/1985

Allentown, PA

Springtown Cemetery, Springtown, PA

Stewart

Irene

Brobst

6/9/1918

3/15/1994

Irene A. Brobst, 75, of 4230 Dorney Park Road, Allentown, died Tuesday in Leader Nursing and Rehabilitation Center II, Bethlehem. She was the wife of the late Robert C. Brobst. She worked in blouse mills in the Bath and Kutztown areas until retiring in 1977. Born in East Allen Township, she was a daughter of the late Milford T. and Clara A. (Marsh)Stewart.

 

 

 

 

Stocker

Grace Georgiana

Musselman

10/09/1889

6/3/1972

Mrs. Grace G. Musselman, 82, a former Easton Resident, died today in the Burd and Rogers Home, Myerstown. Born in Northampton County, she was a daughter of the late George and Ida Freeman Stocker. She last resided in Camp Hill, PA. She was a member of the First Evangelical Congregational Church, Easton, and Chapter 185 of the Eastern Star Temple. A son, Woodrow Musselman, died in 1971. She is survived by two grandchildren.

The funeral will be held at 10 a.m. Monday in the Kercher Funeral Home, 9 N. College St., Myerstown. Interment will be in Easton Heights Cemetery.

 

 

 

Easton Heights Cemetery, Easton, PA

Stone

Stanley T.

 

08/05/1882

11/10/1960

Dr. S. T. Stone, Optometrist In Easton, Is Dead Dr. Stanley T. Stone, 78, Easton optometrist for nearly 43 years, died at 1 p.m. today, shortly after arrival at Easton Hospital. He resided at 34 N. 10th St. Dr. Stone retired on Aug. 13. His office was located at 60 Centre Sq., above the Acme Market. Dr. Stone was graduated from Phillipsburg High School in 1903 and from Lafayette College in 1907. He was graduated from the Pennsylvania State College of Optometry, Philadelphia, in April 1918, and practiced in Easton since that time. Born in Beverly, NJ, on Aug. 5, 1882, he was a son of the late Mr. and Mrs. Peter W. Stone. Dr. Stone estimated he had about 4,500 patients during his career. He was a member of First United Church of Christ, Easton. His only survivor is his widow, the former Charlotte M. Metz of Nazareth.

Funeral arrangements are being made by the Hagerty Colonial Home, Phillipsburg.

Easton Express

11/10/1960

Easton, PA

Northampton Memorial Shrine, Palmer Twp., Northampton Co., PA

Stoneback

Audrey Naomi

Afflerbach

1904

1/20/1925

Audrey Naomi Afflerbach, nee Stoneback, wife of Melvin W. Afflerbach, Quakertown, died at Grand View Hospital, Sellersville, Tuesday, January 20t h, aged 20 years. Mrs. Afflerbach is survived by her husband, her father, Edwin K. Stoneback, of Quakertown, and two sisters, Mrs. Edgar Conway and Miss Ida Stoneback, both of Quakertown.

 Bucks County Intelligencer

1/29/1925

 

 

Stoudt

Charles

 

04/15/1830

7/23/1901

DEATH OF A VETERAN OF THE CIVIL WAR Charles Stoudt, a veteran of the Civil War, died at his home in New Hanover township, on Tuesday, aged 71 years 3 months and 8 days. The direct cause of his death was heart failure. Besides his widow he leaves to survive him four sons, Henry, Charles, Oliver and Edwin; and four daughters, Mrs. Amanda Jones, Mrs. Katie Haas, Mrs. Emma Flieger and Mrs. Rosa Gaugler. Interment was made at Christ (Huber's) Church on Friday, Rev. J.J. Kline officiated

Town & Country

7/27/1901

Pennsburg, Montgomery co, PA

Christ (Huber's) Ch Cemetery, Niantic

Stoudt

Edna Catherine

Reimert

1/13/1908

2/18/1994

Edna C. Reimert; 86; 836 Walnut St., Emmaus; died Saturday, Cedarbrook, South Whitehall Township; wife of Irvin W. Reimert; married 67 years last month; born Rockland Township; daughter of the late Franklin & Jennie (Gerhart) Stoudt; member, St. John's Lutheran Church, Emmaus; secretary, Ladies Aid Society at church. Survivors: husband; son, Franklin W., with whom she lived.

Kulik-Reinsmith Funeral Home, Emmaus.

Morning Call pg. B-38

2/19/1994

Allentown Pa

 

Stoudt

Estella

Blank

11/12/1906

2/24/1995

Blank, Estella N. Stoudt, 88, Souderton, Pa. Born: Nov. 12, 1906, Souderton, Pa., to Henry and Magdalene Nice Stoudt. Died: Feb. 24, 1995, Sellersville, Pa. Survivors - children: Timothy, Margaret Moyer, Betty Landis, Alverda Kolb, Grace Haberle; brothers and sister: Jake N. and Paul N. Stoudt, Alverda Moore; 23 grandchildren, 42 great-grandchildren. Predeceased b y: Harvey M. Blank, Sr. (husband) and Harvey (son).

Funeral and burial: Fe b. 27, Franconia Mennonite Church, by John M. Ehst, Steven E. Landis, and Floyd M. Hackman.

Gospel Herald

 

 

Franconia Mennonite Cemetery, Montgomery Co

Stoudt

Florence M

Grim

3/13/1908

4/10/2000

Florence M. Grim; 92; Alburtis; died Monday April 10, Phoebe Home, Allentown; born Upper Milford Township; daughter of the late Thomas P. and Mabel R. (Diehl) Stoudt; member, Longswamp United Church of Christ, Mertztown. Survivors: Sons, Robert, Dennis, both Mertztown; Leon Kutztown; Donald, Alburtis; Richard, Wescosville; brother, Thomas, Englewood, Fla.; sisters, Evelyn, wife of Roland Lasso, Freemansburg; Mrs. Evelyn Benardo, Englewood, Fla., 21 grandchildren; 26 great-grandchildren; predeceased by daughter, Shirley Moyer, son, Charles.

Schmoyer Funeral Home, Breinigsville.

Morning Call pg. B-8

4/12/2000,

Allentown PA

 

Stoudt

Franklin J.

 

09/1879

7/6/1950

Frank J. Stoudt, 70, road supervisor of Longswamp township, Berks county, until two years ago and operator of his own farm near Topton, died of a heart attack at his home Thursday night. He was the husband of Jennie (Gerhart) Stoudt. He was a native of Bowers, Berks county, the son of the late Oliver and Sallie (Hilbert) Stoudt. He held membership in Christ Evangelical and Reformed church, Bowers, the Fraternal Order of Eagles, No. 839, of Kutztown, and the Topton Fire Co. and its beneficial association. Besides his wife, he is survived by two daughters, Mrs. John Kemp, Barto R. D., and Mrs. Irvin Reimert, Emmaus; four sons, John, Oliver, Paul and Lewis, all of Topton; 18 grandchildren and 3 great-grandchildren.

Morning Call pg. 10

7/8/1950

Allentown, PA

 

Stoudt

John Jacob

 

1/7/1900

6/5/1968

John J. Stoudt; 66; 58 E. High St., Topton; died yesterday at home; former president, Topton Borough Council, 1940s; employed, Caloric Corp., Topton, 45 years, retiring last year; member, former secretary, Zone 1, Berks County Firemen's Association; director, Topton Building & Loan Association; born Topton; son of the late Frank J. & Jennie (Gerhart) Stoudt; husband of Gertrude (Kramer) Stoudt; married 40 years in March; member, Zions Maxatawney United Church of Christ. Survivors: son, John F., Broomall; daughters, Ruth, wife of Robert Edelstein, Jersey Shore; Gladys, wife of Ronald Barclay, Carol, wife of John Beidleman, both Allentown; Mary, wife of James Boyer, Alburtis R. 1; Faye, wife of Ronald Haas, Mertztown; sisters, Sallie, wife of John Kemp, Macungie R. 1; Edna, wife of Irwin Reimert, Emmaus; brother Paul, Wernersville; 16 grandchildren.

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

Morning Call pg. 59

6/6/1968

Allentown, PA

Maxatawny church cemetery

Stoudt

Lewis Wilbert

 

9/4/1914

10/16/1960

Lewis W. Stoudt; 46; Mertztown R. 1; died unexpected yesterday at home; born Maxatawny township; son of Mrs. Jennie E. (Gerhart) Stoudt, Barto R. 1, & the late Franklin Stoudt; employed by Caloric Appliance Corp., Topton; member, St. Peter's United Church of Christ, Topton. Survivors: mother; widow, Pauline (Helbert) Stoudt; daughter Shirley, wife of Donald Oswald, Alburtis; sons, Robert, Mertztown R. 1; Dallas, with Army, Germany; Paul, with Army, Texas; sisters, Sallie, wife of John Kamp, Barto R. 1; Edna, wife of Irwin Reimert, Emmaus; brothers, John, Topton; Paul, Topton; Oliver, Topton; 4 grandchildren.

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

Morning Call pg. 8

10/17/1960

Allentown PA

 

Stoudt

Marvin Wesley

 

8/25/1930

11/5/1980

Marvin W. Stoudt; 50; 8 N. Main St., Topton; died Wednesday at home; husband of Faye A. (Behm) Stoudt; truck driver, Gotwal's Rental, Oley, 20 years; born Topton; son of Mrs. Florence A. (Fenstermacher) Stoudt, Topton, & the late Oliver B. Stoudt; member, Christ Lutheran Church, Drylands; Army veteran, Korean War. Survivors: widow; mother; sons, Eric L., at home; Dale M., at home; daughter, Lori S., at home.

Trexler & Hook Funeral Home, 25 E. Weiss St., Topton.

Morning Call pg. D-11

11/6/1980

Allentown Pa.

Hope Cemetery, Drylands

Stoudt

Oliver Benjamin

 

9/18/1905

5/15/1966

Oliver B. Stoudt; 60; 65 E. Washington St., Topton; died yesterday, Allentown Osteopathic Hospital; custodian, Brandywine Heights High School, Topton; born Rockland Township, Berks County; son of the late Frank & Jennie (Gerhard) Stoudt; husband of Florence (Fenstermacher) Stoudt; member, United Church of Christ congregation, Zion Maxatawny Union Church. Survivors: widow; son, Marvin, Topton; brothers, John, Topton; Paul, Topton; sisters, Sallie, wife of John Kemp, Macungie R. 1; Edna, wife of Irvin Reimert, Emmaus; 3 grandchildren.

Schofer Funeral Home, Topton.

Morning Call pg. 27

5/16/1966

Allentown PA.

New Jerusalem cemetery

Stoudt

Paul Franklin

 

5/9/1910

5/28/1969

Paul F. Stoudt; formerly Topton; 59; died Wednesday, Wernersville Hospital; formerly laborer, Caloric Corp., Topton; born Maxatawny; son of the late Frank J. & Jennie S. (Gerhard) Stoudt; member, Bowers United Church of Christ; veteran, World War II. Survivors: sisters, Sallie, wife of John Kemp, Macungie R.1; Edna, wife of Irwin Reimert, Emmaus.

Schofer Funeral Home, Topton.

Morning Call pg.15

5/31/1969

Allentown PA.

Bowers church cemetery

Stoudt

Robert C.

 

1/1/1937

11/19/2004

Robert C. Stoudt; 67; Greentown, Pike County, formerly of Mertztown; died November 19, 2004, in his home; husband of Shirley A. (Adams) Stoudt; married September 28, 1957; born January 1, 1937 in Kutztown, son of the late Lewis W. and Pauline A. (Helbert) Stoudt; employed as depalletizer for the former Stroh Brewery, Fogelsville, from 1972 until his retirement in 1999; veteran of the Army National Guard. Survivors: Wife, Shirley A.; daughters, Tina R. (Stoudt), wife of Rick Rauenzahn, of Kutztown, and Peggy A. (Stoudt), wife of Barry White, of Mertztown; sons, Todd A. Stoudt of Evergreen, Colorado and Drew A. Stoudt of Mertztown; sister, Shirley (Stoudt) Oswald of Allentown; two brothers, Dallas L. Stoudt of Blue Rapids, Kansas and Paul F. Stoudt of Topton; five grandchildren.

Services: graveside with military honors, Union Cemetery, Bowers. Ludwick Funeral Home, Topton.

Morning Call pg. B-13

11/21/2004

Allentown PA

 

Stoudt

Sallie Eleanor

Kemp

2/7/1904

6/17/1989

Mrs. Sallie E. Kemp; 85; Pennsburg Manor, formerly Old Mill Road, Macungie R.1; died Saturday, Lehigh Valley Hospital Center; widow of John M. Kemp; seamstress, former Atkins Clothing Manufacturing, Allentown, many years, retiring 1966; born Maxatawny Township; daughter of the late Franklin J. and Jennie S. (Gerhart) Stoudt; member, Lutheran congregation, Huff's Union Church, Alburtis R.1. Survivors: sons, Carl N., Palm R.1; Dennis J., Quakertown; daughters, Mae E., wife of William Bogert, Coopersburg R.2; Mrs. Betty J. Estoch, Murrieta, Calif.; Marie E., wife of Robert Frederick, Breinigsville; Ruby J., wife of Ernest W. Carson, Hereford; sister Edna, wife of Irvin W. Reimert, Emmaus; 13 grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; 3 step-grandchildren; 4 step-great-grandchildren.

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

Morning Call pg. B-8

6/19/1989

Allentown PA

 

Stoudt

Sarah Ann

Long

04/12/1835

5/19/1916

LONG---Entered into rest at Emaus, May 19, 1916, Sarah, widow of Israel Long; aged 81 years, 1 month and 7 days. Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend the funeral at the residence of her son, Peter, South Fifth street, Emaus, on Tuesday morning at 7.30 o'clock.

Funeral cortege will leave with the 8.48 Reading train to Bower's where further services will be held in the DeLong Reformed Church and interment in the adjoining cemetery. Reading and Easton papers, please copy.

Morning Call pg. 16

5/20/1916

Allentown PA

 

Stout

Lena

Moyer

09/27/1889

12/23/1977

Moyer, Lena K., daughter of Albert and Lena (Kieffer) Stout, was born in Philadelphia, Pa., Sept. 27, 1889; died at her home in Souderton, Pa., Dec. 23, 1977; aged 88 y. She was married to Elmer B. Moyer (former pastor of Souderton Mennonite Church for 35 years), who preceded her in March 1957. She is survived by 3 daughters (Lois, Eunice, and Vesta), 2 sons (Marvin and Harlan), a stepsister (Mrs. Mabel Hagherty), and a stepbrother (Robert Stout), 3 grandchildren, and one great-grandchild. She was a member of Souderton Mennonite Church, where funeral services were held on Dec. 26, in charge of Richard C. Detweiler and Russell 3. Musselman; interment in church cemetery

Gospel Herald

 

 

Souderton Mennonite Cemetery

Stout

Lillie B.

Moyer

05/21/1879

8/20/1954

Moyer, Lillie, daughter of Moses and Mary Ann Stout, was born in Bedminster Twp., May 21, 1879; died Aug. 20, 1954, at the home of her sister Rose in Souderton, Pa.; aged 75 y. 2 m. 29 d. She had been in failing health for some years. In September, 1898, she was married to Enos Moyer. To this union were born 3 children (Bernice, Perkasie, Pa.; Esther-Mrs. Clemens, of Souderton, and Olive-Mrs. Gross, Doylestown, Pa.), 2 foster children were reared in the home (Charlotte-Mrs. Hunsberger, of Souderton, and Edward). Surviving are 3 children, 2 foster children, 11 grandchildren, 11 great-grandchildren, and one sister (Mrs. Rose Stover, of Souderton).

Funeral services were held Aug. 24 at the Blooming Glen Church in charge of David Derstine. Burial was made in the adjoining cemetery.

Gospel Herald

 

 

Blooming Glen Mennonite Cemetery, Bucks Co

Stover

Anna

Detweiler

02/10/1899

3/19/1958

Detweiler, Anna, daughter of the late Allen and Lizzie (Smith) Stover, was born in Hilltown Twp., Bucks Co., Pa., Feb. 10, 1899; died of cancer in the Sellersville Hospital, March 19, 1958; aged 59 y.1 m. 9 d. She w as united in marriage to Harvey R. Detweiler on April 5, 1919. To this union were born 4 sons and 3 daughters (Mrs. Clifford Bechtel, Mrs. Abram Styer, and Allen, all of Souderton; Robert, Pipersville; Mrs. Nelson Rush, Souderton; Earnest, Ottsville; and Donald, Sellersville; also surviving are 13 grandchildren, and 4 sisters (Mrs. Harvey Kulp, Blooming Glen; Mrs. Horace Clemmer, Lansdale; Mrs. Warren Gahman, Allentown; and Irene Stover, Blooming Glen). She was a faithful member of the Mennonite Church at Deep Run, Pa., where she was a lifelong member.

Funeral services were he ld at the church, March 23, in charge of Wilson Overholt, Abram Yothers, and Erwin Nace, with interment in the adjoining cemetery.

Gospel Herald

 

 

Deep Run Mennonite Cemetery

Stover

Henry

 

07/29/1817

4/5/1900

Henry Stover, a highly respected and well known citizen of the upper end of the county, died at his home near Durham village on Thursday morning, April 5th, from infirmities incident to old age, having attained the age of 84 years. The nearest relatives are a son-in-law, E. D. Fulmer, of Philadelphia, and a grandson, Rev. L. S. Fulmer, pastor of Lafayette Presbyterian Church, Baltimore, M. D. Mr. Stover was a trustee of the Durham Cemetery. He was an ardent Republican and was an aspirant for the Assembly nomination from the upper end in 1872 but was defeated. Mr. Stover was a consistent member of the Reformed congregation at Durham, a kind neighbor and in his death the community will lose a good citizen. His funeral took place on Monday at 12 o'clock.

Services were conducted in the Durham church by Rev. J. A. Mertz, of Riegelsville.

Bucks Co Intelligencer

4/12/1900

 

 

Stover

Lovina M

Heintzelman

01/20/1842

11/6/1915

MRS. ANDREW HEINTZELMAN Following a stroke of apoplexy she received Tuesday evening, Mrs. Andrew J. Heintzelman died at her home Saturday morning. The woman was found by her grandson, Robert Heintzelman, lying on the floor in her room Tuesday night, where she had fallen after the stroke. She did not regain consciousness before death. She leaves her husband and the following children; Harry and Edger Heintzelman, living near Fairfield; Mrs. M. J. Hamilton, Altoona; Mrs. Paul Willet, Hanover, and a step-daughter, Mrs. James Dittenhafer, of Starners. The following brothers also survive; Hiram F. Stover, Topeka, Kansas; Simon P. Stover, McKnightstown; Amos H. Stover Harrisburg, and E. E. Stover, Washington D. C. Deceased was 74 years of age.

The funeral was held Monday evening at the house at nine o'clock.

Services at Flohr's church, the Rev. W. K. Fleck, officiating. Interment in the church cemetery.

Star and Sentinel pg. 3

11/13/1915

 

 

Stover

Mildred S.

Gehman

1904

5/9/2006

Mildred S. Gehman, 98, formerly of Wyomissing and Allentown, died May 9 at 2:15 a.m. in The Moravian Manor, Lititz, where she had been residing since January 17, 2005. Her husband, Warren O. Gehman, died on February 8, 1990. Born in Blooming Glen, Bucks County, she was the daughter of the late Allen F. and Lizzie (Smith) Stover. Gehman graduated from Hilltown High School in 1924. She was a member of the Blooming Glen Mennonite Church. She was a well-known Pennsylvania impressionist painter and served on the faculty of The Baum School of Art, Allentown, for many years. Gehman served as membership chairman for the Lehigh Valley Art Alliance, and long-time member of the Lehigh Camera Club and Woodmere Art Gallery. She exhibited her work in the Allentown and Reading art museums, Muhlenberg College, Lehigh University, Woodmere Galleries, The Woman's Club of Philadelphia, The Lansdale Art League, Bucks County Education Building, and Reading Area Community College. She received numerous awards for her paintings and her photographs. Survivors: Surviving is a daughter, Marilyn R. (Gehman) Diener, wife of Henry M. Diener, of Wyomissing. Other survivors include five grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren. She was also predeceased by a son, W. Roger Gehman, in 2002.

Services: will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday in the Blooming Glen Mennonite Church, Blooming Glen, Pa. Friends may call from 10-11 a.m. in the church. Burial will be in Blooming Glen Mennonite Church Cemetery. Edward J. Kuhn Funeral Home, Inc. is in charge of the arrangements. Contributions: In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to The Baum School of Art, P.O. Box 653 Allentown, PA 18105, or, The Hospice of Lancaster County P.O. Box 4125 Lancaster, PA 17604.

Morning Call

5/10/2006

Allentown, PA

Blooming Glen Mennonite Cemetery, Hilltown Township, Bucks County, PA

Strauss

Eunice A.

Kichline

9/9/1907

3/22/2004

Eunice A. (Strauss) Kichline, 96, of 115 Springfield St., Coopersburg, formerly of Spring Valley, died Monday, March 22, 2004, in her home. She was the wife of the late Kenneth K. Kichline. Born in Upper Saucon Township on Sept. 9, 1907, she was a daughter of the late John J. and Salome (Eisenhart) Strauss. She was a housewife the majority but she had been an assistant recorder in the registrar's office of Lehigh University, 1924-40. She was a member of Christ Lutheran Church, Hellertown. Survivors: Son, Paul, with whom she resided; sister, Emma A. Heintzelman of Allentown; 4 grandchildren, 10 great-grandchildren, 2 great-great-grandchildren, 2 step grandchildren.

Services: 11 a.m. Thursday, Heintzelman Funeral Home, 326 Main St., Hellertown. Call 10-11 a.m. Thursday. Interment, Union Cemetery, Hellertown. Contributions: Christ Lutheran Church, 69 Main St., Hellertown 18055.

Morning Call, pg. B-06

3/23/2004

Allentown, PA

Hellertown Union Cemetery, Hellertown, Northampton Co., PA

Strauss

Glenwood Edwin

 

1/29/1919

6/6/2007

Glenwood E. Strauss Glenwood E. Strauss, 88, of Bangor, Pa, died Thursday, June 7, 2007 at Lehigh Valley Hospital-Muhlenberg Campus, Bethlehem, Pa. Born: On January 29, 1919, in Washington Township, Pa, he was a son of the late Edwin Strauss and Mary Ann Sleep Heard Strauss. Personal: He and his wife, the former Martha E. Ruch, celebrated their 66th wedding anniversary on May 10th. Glenwood was employed as a laboratory technician at Hercules Cement Co. in Stockertown, PA, for 35 years, until retiring in 1982. He served in the Army during World War II. He was an avid fisherman and loved to travel. Memberships: He was a member of First United Evangelical Congregational Church in Bangor, and was also a member of the former Salem United Methodist Church in Bangor. He was a member of the Dyle E. Bray VFW Post 739 in Bangor, and a member of the United Cement, Lime, Gypsum and Allied Workers International Union Local 22. Survivors: In addition to his wife Martha, he is survived by a daughter, Karen Wasser of Bangor, Pa; a son, James G. Strauss and his wife Jean of Washington Township, Pa; five grandchildren, Christine Hess and her husband Steve, Timothy Wasser, Sarah Sipler and her husband Paul, Douglas Strauss and his wife Heather, and David Strauss; four great-grandchildren, Devyn, Jacob, Nikolas, and Emma, and several nieces and nephews A brother, Richard Heard, and four sisters, Amelia Heard, Mary Ann Strauss, Rhoda Reis, and Florence Hess, all died earlier.

Services: Will be held Monday at 11 a.m. in the First United Evangelical Congregational Church, 26 S. Second Street Bangor, Pa. Call on Sunday from 7 to 8:30 p.m. in the James B. Gaffney Funeral Home, 314 S. First Street, Bangor, PA. Burial will be in St. John's Cemetery, Bangor, PA. Memorials: In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to First United Evangelical Congregational Church, P.O. Box 726, Bangor, PA 18013

The Express Times

6/8/2007

Easton PA.

St. John's Cemetery, Bangor, Northampton Co., PA

Strobert

Sarah J.

Brobst

2/25/1910

7/5/1990

Mrs. Sarah J. Mantz, 80, of 15 S. Adams St., Allentown, died Thursday in Lehigh Valley Hospital Center. She was the widow of Clarence L. Mantz. She was a silk worker for the Corlas and Raxon mills, Allentown, for 35 years before retiring in 1970. Born in Williamsport, Lycoming County, she was a daughter of the late George and Anna (Stover) Strobert. She was a member of Jordan United Church of Christ Church, Walbert. Survivors: Son, Willard E. Brobst of Minesite; stepdaughter, Mrs. Patricia Boger of Walnutport; five grandchildren, five great-grandchildren and Mr. and Mrs. David Diehl, with whom she resided.

Services: 10 a.m. Monday, Stephens Funeral Home, 1335-37 Linden St., Allentown. No calling hours.

Morning Call

7/6/1990

Allentown, PA

 

Stuffel

John R.

 

06/05/1845

1/6/1901

John Stufflet, of Oreville, died of an affection of the heart and lungs and dropsy. Deceased was a veteran of the Civil War, having been a member of the Ninety-third Regiment, P.V. He was 57 years old and is survived by his aged father, John Stufflet, of near Pricetown, and six children, all at home, John, Annie, George, Katie, Alice and Emma. He was married to Ellen, nee Eck, who preceded him in death about nine years.

Funeral Thursday with services and interment at Maxatawny Church.

Morning Call pg. 4

1/9/1901

Allentown, PA

Maxatawny cemetery

Stufflet

Rosa Ann

Frederick

07/03/1863

08/16/1899

Mrs. Rose Frederick, widow of the late Oscar Frederick, died last evening at nine o'clock of typhoid fever at her home, No. 323 North Lumber street. She was 34 years of age and leaves two children, aged eleven and twelve years respectively. Her husband was killed in an accident at the flour mill at Alburtis about a year ago. The body will be taken to Mertztown, the home of her parents, this forenoon by Undertaker Wonderly.

Morning Call pg. 4

8/17/1899

Allentown PA

 

Stump

John B.

 

08/06/1853

4/19/1925

The funeral of John B. Stump took place from the residence of his son-in-law, Isaac P. Rhodes, and was largely attended. After brief services at the house the cortege proceeded to the Oley Reformed Church where further services were held and interment made in the adjoining cemetery. The following members of the Oley Castle, No. 119, K.G.E. and Suyeto Tribe No. 477, Improved O.R.M., of which deceased was a member, were the bearers: John H. Rhodes, Harvey M. Bertolet, Albert Herbein, William M. Lorah, Jeremiah Heffer and Fred D. Yoder. Rev. I. S. Stahr officiated. Undertaker E. Y. Weidner had charge. The tributes: spray of 72 carnations, from children; spray of white carnations, grandchildren; Grandchildren Minnie and George; spray of white carnations , Granddaughter Florence and family; spray of white carnations, Mr. and Mrs. Ezra Deturk; spray of pink roses, Charles Bailey and daughter, Florence; wreath, auditors; wreath, Mr. and Mrs., George Lutz and Mr. and Mrs. Charles Painter; basket of flowers, Florence Herbein; pink roses, Mr. and Mrs. Frank Romig.

 

 

 

Oley Reformed Church Cemetery (Hills Church now St. Joseph's Lutheran and Reformed Church), Pike Township, PA

Stump

Mabel A.

Schwoyer

5/13/1908

3/21/1986

Mrs. Mabel A. Schwoyer; 77; Bowers; died Friday, Lehigh Valley Hospital Center; widow of James E. Schwoyer; kitchen worker, Kutztown University, 12 years, retiring 1964; also cook & waitress, Bowers Hotel, 15 years; born Greenwich Township; daughter of the late Anson S. & Rosa A. (Bauscher) Stump; member, Lutheran congregation, New Jerusalem Union Church, Fleetwood R.1; clerk, Maxatawny Township election board, over 30 years. Survivors: sons, James C., Temple R.1, Berks County; William E., Kutztown R.1; Ronald D., Kutztown; daughters, Mrs. Phyllis R. Leibensperger, Topton; Lucille M., wife of Theodore Jones, Mertztown; Joanne L., wife of Dennis Kramer, at home; Sallie E., wife of Raymond F. Weil, Bowers; sister, Mrs. Lovie M. Hamsher, Kutztown; 14 grandchildren; 5 great-grandchildren.

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

Morning Call pg. B-43

3/22/1986

Allentown PA

 

Sunbury

Eva M.

Siegfried

1925

1/25/2009

Survivors include her husband; four sons, Luther B. Siegfried, Jr. and his wife, Lois, of Telford, Richard A. Siegfried and his wife, Diane, of Hatfield, Charles B. Siegfried of Telford, Mark D. Siegfried and his wife, Dawn, of Harleysville; two daughters, Marie Effrig of Douglassville, Carol Ann Goggins of Pottstown.

 

 

 

Trinity UCC Cemetery

Swartley

Elias

 

8/4/1901

3/1/1977

Elias, was born near Doylestown, Pa., Aug. 4, 1901; died of a coronary attack at Grand View Hospital, Sellersville, Pa., Mar. 1, 1977; aged 75 y. In Sept. 1925 he was married to Mary Ann Alderfer, who preceded him in death in Apr. 1968. In Oct. 1970 he was married to Bessie Moyer Hunsberger, who survives. Also surviving are 3 daughters (Naomi-Mrs. Arthur Yoder, Thelma-Mrs. Gordon Yoder, and Grace-Mrs. Raymond Detweiler), one son (Lawrence), 10 grandchildren, 3 stepsons, 2 stepdaughters, and one brother (Raymond Swartley).

He was a member of Doylestown Mennonite Church, where funeral services were held on Mar. 4, in charge of Joseph Gross, Daniel Longenecker, Silas Graybill, and Roy Bucher; interment in Doylestown Mennonite Cemetery.

 

 

 

Doylestown Mennonite Cemetery, Bucks Co

Swartley

Raymond G.

 

8/30/1904

4/21/1978

Swartley, Raymond G., son of William and Christiana (Gross) Swartley, was born near Doylestown, Pa., Aug. 30, 1904; died of heart failure at Perkasie, Pa., Apr. 21, 1978; aged 73 y. On Jan. 1, 1927, he was married to Katie Nyce, who survives. Also surviving are 5 sons (Lester, Robert, Richard, Raymond N., Jr., and Wilson N.), 23 grandchildren, and 2 great-grandchildren. Six brothers preceded him in death.

He was a member of the Doylestown Mennonite Church, where funeral services were held on Apr. 24, in charge of Joseph Gross, Silas Graybill, and Roy Bucher; interment in the Doylestown Mennonite Cemetery.

Gospel Herald

 

 

Doylestown Mennonite Cemetery

Swartley

William Henry

 

05/24/1896

1/19/1967

Swartley.- William Henry, son of William H. and Christiana (Gross) Swartley, was born Doylestown, Pa., May 24, 1896; died at his home near Gardenville, Pa., Jan. 19, 1967; aged 70 y. 7 m. 25 d. He was married to Ida Myers, who survives. Also surviving are 7 children (Marian-Mrs. Herbert Myers, Emerson, Henry, Jr., Dorothy-Mrs. John Martens, John, Clifford and Willard), 24 grandchildren, and 2 brothers. One son (Kenneth) preceded him in death.

He was a member of the Doylestown Church, where funeral services were held Jan. 22, with Joseph L. Gross and J. Silas Graybill officiating.

Gospel Herald

 

 

Doylestown Mennonite Cemetery, Doylestown, Bucks County, PA

Swartz

Anna

Rice

01/26/1889

7/31/1973

Rice, Annie S., daughter of Aaron and Barbara (Fretz) Swartz, was born in Plumstead Twp., Pa., Jan. 26, 1889; died at the Doylestown Manor Nursing Home on July 31, 1973; aged 84 y. 6 m. 5 d. On June 14, 1913, she w as married to Noah M. Rice, who survives. Also surviving are 3 daughters ( Naomi-Mrs. Wilbert Rolf, Blanche-Mrs. Clarence Nyce, and Irene-Mrs. Clarence Leatherman), one foster daughter (Orpha Leatherman), one son (Noah, Jr. ), 16 grandchildren, and 3 step grandchildren.

She was a member of the Deep Run Mennonite East Church, where funeral services were held on Au g. 4, in charge of Cleon Nyce and Joseph Gross; interment in the Deep R un Cemetery.

Gospel Herald

 

 

Deep Run Mennonite Cemetery

Swavely

Edgar A.

 

6/21/1916

1/6/1986

Edgar A. Swavely; 69; Mertztown R.2; died Monday, Allentown Hospital; husband of Eva G. (Angstadt) Nester Swavely & the late Dorothy A.S. (Kemmerer) Swavely; lead man, Superior Tube Co., Collegeville, Montgomery County, 27 years, retiring 1979; born Salisbury Township; son of the late Samuel and Annie M. (Clauser) Swavely; member, New Jerusalem Lutheran Church, Fleetwood R.1; Army veteran, World War II. Survivors: widow; sister, Mrs. Carrie Doney, Emmaus; brothers, Leroy, Wescosville R.1; Warren, Emmaus; stepdaughters, Virginia, wife of Stanley Speck, Orefield R.1; Sallie Ann, wife of James Renner, Pennsburg R.2; Yvonne Kufen, residence unknown; stepsons, Theodore Jones, Mertztown; Terrance Kufen, Pecks Pond; 9 step-grandchildren; 5 step-great-grandchildren. Kulik-Reinsmith Funeral home, 225 Elm St., Emmaus.

Morning Call pg. B-6

1/7/1986

Allentown, PA,

 

 

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