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Thursday, November 8, 2012 by The Press in News Briefs

Music, praise 7.p.m. Fridays

Kingdom Roadhouse Bikers Church, 1665 Whitehall Ave., South Whitehall Township, will present the group, Choose This Day, 7 p.m. Nov. 9.

Everyone is welcome to go out to eat afterward with the group.

Coffeehouse Night is held the second Friday of every month.

Civil War

Thursday, November 8, 2012 by The Press in News Briefs

Meeting set for Nov. 13

Civil War Round Table of Eastern Pennsylvania, will be hosting author and historian Craig Symonds, who will discuss "The Battle of Midway" Nov. 13 at the Day's Inn, 3400 Airport Road, Allentown.

Dinner will be served at 6:30 p.m. Program begins 7:30 p.m. Reservations are required for the dinner.

There will be hardcover copies of the book on "Midway" available to purchase.

Proceeds to go toward battlefield preservation.

Gina M. Koinski

Thursday, November 8, 2012 by The Press in Obituaries

member of St. Anne's Episcopal Church

Gina M. Koinski, 50, of Kutztown, died Oct. 28, 2012, in Lehigh Valley Hospital, Salisbury Township.

She was the wife of John L. Koinski Jr.

Born Nov. 26, 1961, in the Bronx, N.Y, she was the daughter of Rosemarie (Vernagallo) Smith of Birdsboro and the late James Smith.

She was a member of St. Anne's Episcopal Church, Trexlertown.

Christopher Scot Lloyd II

Thursday, November 8, 2012 by The Press in Obituaries

resided in South Whitehall

Christopher Scot Lloyd II, 31, of South Whitehall Township, died Sept. 15, 2012.

He was the son of Joel W. and Lucille D. (Geist) Maletsky.

His memorial service will be 11 a.m. Nov. 10, at Trexler Funeral Home, 1625 Highland St., Allentown.

Calling 10:30-11 a.m. at the funeral home.

Memorials in his name can be made payable to the ALS Association, an organization he strongly supported, c/o the funeral home, 1625 Highland St., Allentown, PA 18102.


Thursday, November 8, 2012 by The Press in Local News


·Schnecksville Senior Citizens at Schnecksville Fire Co., 1 p.m. lunch; meeting 1:30 p.m. Call 610-432-0260.

·Take Off Pounds Sensibly at St. Paul's Lutheran Church, Breinigsville, 10 a.m.-noon. Call 395-1006.

·Model Railroad Ex-plorer Post 101 at Coplay Municipal Building, Room 201, 96 S. Fourth St., from 7-9 p.m. Call 610-965-2598 or 610-262-7013.

Myrtle A. Tienstra

Thursday, November 8, 2012 by The Press in Obituaries

born in Chicago

Myrtle A. Tienstra, 98, of Allentown, died Nov. 2, 2012, in Mosser Nursing Home, Upper Macungie Township.

She was the widow of John F. Tienstra.

Born in Chicago, Ill., she was a daughter of the late Edward and Anna (Swanson) Borg.

She was a homemaker, and a loving wife and mother.

Her survivors include a son, Jon F. and wife, Kathleen, of Fogelsville; daughter, Myrna A., wife of Bruce Hollenbeck of Orefield, four grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews.

Her services were private.


Thursday, November 8, 2012 by The Press in News Briefs

Food drive seeks items

The First Northern Bank and Trust, 2228 Old Post Road, (Kornfeind's Shopping Center), Coplay, is having a food drive until Nov. 16 to benefit the local food panty.

Bring nonperishable foodstuffs and be entered to win one of two gift certificates for a turkey.

For more information, call 610-261-0300.

Lewis R.B. Smith

Thursday, November 8, 2012 by The Press in Obituaries

member of Jordan UCC

Lewis R.B. Smith, 86, of Orefield, died Oct. 30, 2012, in Emeritus nursing care facility, Allentown.

He and his wife Gloria A. (Hein) Smith celebrated their 67th wedding anniversary last April 7.

Born Oct. 1, 1926, in Allentown, he was the son of the late Lewis A. and Blanche I. (Campbell) Smith.

He faithfully and honorably served his country in the U.S. Navy during World War II and the Korean War.

An electronic technician at Alcatel-Lucent, formerly AT&T and Western Electric for 31 years, he retired in 1987.

Marian P. Philip

Thursday, November 8, 2012 by The Press in Obituaries

member of Jordan UCC

Marian P. Philip, 66, of Fogelsville, died Nov. 4, 2012, in ManorCare Health Services, Salisbury Township.

She and her husband Bruce A. Philip celebrated their 45th wedding anniversary on May 6.

Born Oct. 10, 1946, in Allentown, she was the daughter of the late Edwin N. Howerter and Perma E. (Blose) Reeser.

She was an independent direct sales consultant for Home Interiors and Gifts Inc. for 20 years before retiring in 2004.

She was a member of Jordan United Church of Christ, South Whitehall.