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Alfred F. Bauer

Thursday, January 17, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

race car driver at Dorney Park

Alfred F. Bauer, 75, of Catasauqua, died Jan. 7, 2013, Lehigh Valley Hospital, Muhlenberg Campus.

He was the widower of Sarah J. (Reish) Bauer.

Born in Ormrod, he was a son of the late Aloise J. and Marie (Summers) Bauer.

He was a driver for Mail-Mathews Trucking in Glasgow for nine years before retiring in 2002.

He also drove truck for Yencho Trucking in Cunningham, was a mechanic for Loomis Armored Cars and was a race car driver at Dorney Park for many years.

He was a member of St. Mary's Church of the Annunciation Blessed Virgin Mary.

Patricia Ann Sexton

Thursday, January 17, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

avid genealogical researcher

Patricia Ann Sexton, 88, a resident of Whitehall Manor, formerly of Hanover Township, Lehigh County, died Jan. 6, 2013, in Whitehall Manor.

She was the wife of the late Burton Henry Sexton.

Born in Cleveland, Ohio, she was the first child of Richmond Van and Sarah Jane (Stewart) Spencer.

She graduated from the former Allentown High School with the class of 1942.

Regional Police Beat

Thursday, January 17, 2013 by The Press in Police Log

Car hits concrete median barrier

Michael Ebert, 25, of Freemansburg, was driving a Ford Contour westbound in the right lane of I-78, South Whitehall Township, at 10:54 a.m. Jan. 4 when the car went across all three lanes of travel and hit the center median concrete barrier, state Police Troop M Fogelsville say.

The car went back across all three lanes in a backward direction; went off the roadway and came to a final rest on the right side of I-78 westbound facing southbound, police say.

According to police, there were no injuries reported.

Geraldine Kranch Moyer Wenner

Thursday, January 17, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

volunteered at Luther Crest

Gerald-ine Kranch Moyer Wenner, 82, of Luther Crest, South Whitehall, died Jan. 10, 2013, in Lehigh Valley Hospital, Salisbury Township.

She and her husband Ezra A. Wenner Jr. married in 2004.

She was married to Robert H. Moyer from 1993 to 2000 and Arnold P. Kranch from 1949 to 1978.

Born in Kutztown, she was a daughter of the late Royce G. Zimmerman Sr. and Marion M. (Schrader) Zimmerman.

A 1948 graduate of Allentown High School, she served on the Class of 1948 Reunion Committee.

Parkland Lunch menus

Thursday, January 17, 2013 by The Press in School

Thursday, Jan. 17: Elem.: Parkland chicken sandwich on whole grain roll or hot dog, sweet potato wedges, sweet peas, chilled fruit, cereal meal. M.S.: French toast stix with sausage links or Egg McTrojan on whole grain roll, hash brown, green beans, assorted fruit, juice. H.S.: French toast stix with links or Egg McTrojan on whole grain roll, tater tots, orange juice, assorted fruit.

Rap of the Gavel

Thursday, January 17, 2013 by The Press in Local News

Meetings are held in municipal buildings unless otherwise noted.



South Whitehall Township Planners, 7 p.m. agenda review; 7:30 p.m. to review: 1) McDonald's Restaurant to further develop property at 3860 Hamilton Blvd. 2) Ordinance amendment regarding clear sight triangle regulations.


Parkland School Board, 7 p.m. in the district administration building, 1210 Springhouse Road, South Whitehall.


Marvin C. Kistler

Thursday, January 17, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

member of Union UCC, Neffs

Marvin C. Kistler, 83, of Allentown, died Jan. 12, 2013, in Lehigh Valley Hospital.

He and his wife Eleanor R. (Best) Kistler celebrated their 59th wedding anniversary.

Born March 7, 1929, in Andreas, he was the son of the late Oscar Kistler and Blanche (Kemmerer) Weirbach.

He was the stepson of the late James Weirbach.

He faithfully and honorably served his country in the U.S. Army during the Korean War.

Employed at Mack Trucks Test Center for 30 years before retiring, he also was a former employee of Kuhns & Anthony Paving.

Carolyn H. Fink

Thursday, January 17, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

registered nurse

Carolyn H. Fink, 88, of Allentown, died Jan. 13, 2013, in Westminster Village, where she resided.

Born March 20, 1924, in Heidelberg Township, she was the daughter of the late Henry A. and Vera R. (Hamm) Fink.

A 1945 graduate of the former Allentown Hospital School of Nursing, she was a registered nurse at the former Allentown Hospital for 39 years before retiring in 1985.

She was a member of the United Church of Christ congregation of Heidelberg Union Church, Heidelberg Township.