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Forrest L. Wessner

Thursday, November 8, 2012 by The Press in Obituaries

worker for former Stroh Brewery

Forrest L. "Whiskey" Wessner, 77, of Kempton, died Nov. 4, 2012, in Laurel Center, Hamburg, Berks County.

He and his wife Irene M. (Bailey) Wessner celebrated their 57th wedding anniversary in September.

Born in Allentown, he was a son of the late Perma G.M. (Heintzelman) Wehr-Christman.

He was raised by his grandmother, the late Annie Heintzelman.

He was a brewery worker for the former Stroh Brewery, Foglesville, for 26 years, before retiring in 1997.

He was a member of Jacob's Church, Jacksonville, Lynn Township.

Boy Scouts

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

Food drive on Nov. 10

Boy Scouts and volunteers from the local Minsi Trails Boy Scout Council will be out Nov. 10 collecting non-perishable food for their 26th annual Scouting For Food community food drive.

Door hangers were delivered throughout many area neighborhoods Oct. 20 letting residents know about the food drive.

Jerome J. Tyson

Thursday, November 8, 2012 by The Press in Obituaries

attended St. Paul's Lutheran Church

Jerome J. "J.J." Tyson, 38, of New Tripoli, died suddenly Nov. 3, 2012, shortly after admission to Lehigh Valley Hospital, Salisbury Township, where he was taken after a work accident in Lehigh County.

He and his wife, Melissa M. (Baus) Tyson, were married May 2, 1998.

Born in Allentown, he was a son of Randall A. Tyson of Ringtown, Schuylkill County, and Eileen K. Reiss of Whitehall.

A Lutheran, he attended St. Paul's Lutheran Church, Mertztown.

He was the owner and operator of J.T.'s Home Maintenance & Remodeling, New Tripoli for more than six years.

Bikers

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.