Air Force Airman 1st Class Justin K. Witty graduated from the Water and Fuel Systems Apprentice Course at Sheppard Air Force Base, Wichita Falls, Texas.
The course is designed to train students in water processing, analysis, operating principles of water treatment plants, maintenance of water and waste water, fire suppression and backflow prevention systems and components; and maintenance and repair of water supply, waste, fuels, and natural gas systems.
Felix R. Raymond, 83, of Topton, formerly of Conshohocken, died July 14, 2013, in The Lutheran Home at Topton.
Born in Conshohocken, he was a son of the late Joseph and Lucy D'Ettore Raymond.
He and his wife Mary A. (Fiori) Raymond were married 57 years.
He was a member of St. Mary's Catholic Church, Kutztown, and a former member of SS Cosmas and Damian Catholic Church, Conshohocken.
He honorably served in the U.S Army during the Korean Conflict on the 39th Parallel for 18 months with his Engineering Battalion.
Lehigh County Office of Aging and Adult Service employees will distribute Farmers Market Nutrition program vouchers to eligible senior citizens while supplies last.
The vouchers are available to Lehigh County residents 60 years or older whose total gross household income is not more than $21,257 for a single person and $28,694 for married couples.
Proof of age and residency must be provided.
Proof of age and residency of intended recipient must also be provided.
Proxy forms can be obtained by calling the Information and Referral Unit at 610-782-3200.
Harold F. "Harry" Oswald, 84, of New Tripoli, died July 16, 2013, at Cedarbrook Nursing Home, South Whitehall.
He and his wife June A. (Williams) Oswald celebrated their 47th wedding anniversary June 4.
Born Sept. 30, 1928, in Orefield, he was the son of the late Francis E. and Mabel G. (Nagle) Oswald.
He was a delivery man for the former Stanley F. Peters Inc., Allentown, for 30 years before retiring in 1992.
In addition to his wife, he is survived by his brother, Tilghman M. of Neffs; and faithful dog, Angel.
on dean's list
The following students were named to the dean's list for the spring 2013 semester at James Madison University, Harrisonburg, Va.
Allentown: Erica Lee Reifinger is a sophomore majoring in sport and recreation management.
Fogelville: Matthew Gurniak; and
Schnecksville: Olivia Howell and Elizabeth Regan
Students who earn dean's list honors must carry at least 12 graded credit hours and earn a grade point average between 3.5 and 3.899.
THURSDAY, JULY 18
·Schnecksville Senior Citizens at Schnecksville Fire Co. social hall, meeting at noon lunch, bingo, cards. New members welcome. Call 610-769-7570.
·Take Off Pounds Sensibly at St. Paul's Lutheran Church, Breinigsville, 10 a.m.-noon. Call 610-395-1006.
·Al-Anon Family Support group for adult children of alcoholics and dysfunctional families at First Presbyterian Church, Tilghman St. and Cedar Crest Blvd., Allentown, 7-9 p.m.; Alcoholics Anonymous, 8-9 p.m.
First Place Winner was Kathy Wright of Schnecksville
Cream Cheese Rhubarb Pie
1/4 cup cornstarch
1 cup sugar
1/2 cup water
3 cups rhubarb (cut in 1/2-inch pieces)
1 8 oz. package cream cheese, softened
1/2 cup sugar
1/4 cup sour cream
1 tsp. vanilla
Preheat oven to 425º
Calvin E. Neikam, Jr., of Allentown, July 14, 2013, died surrounded by his loving family in Lehigh Valley Hospital, Salisbury Township.
He and his wife Rose Marie (Ziara) Neikam would have celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary in September.
Born in Hazleton, he was the son of the late Emma (Danker) and Calvin E. Neikam Sr.
A graduate of Allentown High School, Class of 1950, he was a U.S. Army veteran of the Korean Conflict.
He was a foreman with the Lehigh County Authority for many years before retiring in 1995.
St. John's UCC youth group has garage sale.
The following local students graduated from Villanova University during the May 19 commencement ceremony.
Allentown: Caitlin Birkhead, earned a Master of Arts; Christina Danner, earned a Bachelor of Arts; Brandon Dornblaser, earned a Bachelor of Science in accountancy; Sarah Englebert, earned a Bachelor of Arts; Elisabeth Houlik, earned a Bachelor of Science in accountancy; Glenn Recker, earned a Bachelor of Science;
Fogelsville: Allison Fronheiser, earned a Bachelor of Arts