Parkland Press

Wednesday, January 22, 2020

Barbara A. Herbert

Saturday, January 11, 2020 by The Press in Obituaries

resided at Mosser Nursing Home

Barbara A. Herbert, 86, of Breinigsville, died Jan. 3, 2020, in Mosser Nursing Home, Trexlertown.

She was the daughter of the late Robert T. and Pauline V. (Barber) Roth.

Her survivors include a daughter Roberta Patterson and partner, Ben Shaibe, of Palo Alto, Calif.

She was predeceased by her daughter Margaret.

Her services will be private.

Condolences may be offered at kellerfuneralhomes.com.

Contributions may be made to The Sanctuary at Haafsville, P.O. Box 921, Fogelsville, PA 18051.

Arrangements made by Keller Funeral Home, Fogelsville.

John H. Krimmel Jr.

Saturday, January 11, 2020 by The Press in Obituaries

member of Allentown Rotary Club

John H. “Jack” Krimmel, Jr., 73, of Schnecksville, died peacefully Jan. 3, 2020, in his home.

He was a member of the First Presbyterian Church of Allentown, where he married his wife, Cathi Schneider Krimmel, in 1975. Born Nov. 24, 1946, in Philadelphia, he was the son of Jean Statzell and John H. Krimmel Sr.

He was a sales manager of the door and hardware division at Morris Black and Sons, Allentown, for more than 35 years.

An active member of the Allentown Rotary Club for many years, he served as its president from 1988-89.

Theresa Runiewicz

Saturday, January 11, 2020 by The Press in Obituaries

bookkeeper with Untracht Earley

Theresa Runiewicz, 65, of Germansville, formerly of Iselin, N.J., died Jan. 4, 2020, in Lehigh Valley Hospital, Salisbury Township.

She and her husband Edward A. Runiewicz were married 42 years in September 2019.

Born April 25, 1954, in Jersey City, Hudson County, N.J., was the daughter of the late Michael R. and Antoinette (Voli) Costantino.

She was a bookkeeper with Untracht Earley and Associates in Florham Park, N.J. for many years before moving to Pennsylvania.

James K. Thompson

Saturday, January 11, 2020 by The Press in Obituaries

Allentown deputy fire chief

James K. “Jim” Thompson, 89, of Allentown and Largo, Fla., died on Dec. 27, 2019.

He was the husband of Shirley A. (Oberdoester).

Born in Allentown, one of 10 children, he was the son of the late Theodore and Vivian (Garrish) Thompson.

He honorably served his country in the U.S. Army during the Korean War and served in the 11th Airborne Division.

Retired from the city of Allentown, he was a deputy fire chief and worked on the bomb squad and water rescue.

He was also a chef for many years at M.W. Wood Company.

David M. Henninger

Saturday, January 11, 2020 by The Press in Obituaries

1962 Kutztown Area H.S. graduate

David M. Henninger, 75, of DeLand, Fla., formerly of Kempton, died Dec. 11, 2019, after a brief hospitalization.

He and his wife, Patricia Searing, celebrated 36 years of marriage.

Born in Lenhartsville, he was a son of Pauline (Fetherolf) Henninger and the late Miles D. Henninger.

After graduating from Kutztown Area High School in 1962, he enlisted in the U.S. Navy, serving on the USS Francis Marion until 1964.

John R. Diehl Jr.

Saturday, January 11, 2020 by The Press in Obituaries

banquet manager at Iron Lakes

John R. “Jack” Diehl Jr., 72, of Lehigh Commons, Macungie, formerly of Schnecksville, died Jan. 4, 2020, in Lehigh Valley Hospital, Allentown.

He was the husband of Barbara A. (Mitchell) Diehl.

Born Jan. 30, 1947, in Allentown, he was the son of the late John R. Diehl Sr. and Clara (Bailey) Diehl.

He was the banquet manager at Iron Lakes Country Club, South Whitehall, before retiring.

Before that, he worked at the former JAFLO Inc., Allentown, for many years and the former Cross Country Clothes, Northampton.

Northampton County senior menus

Friday, January 10, 2020 by The Press in Focus

Call 610-829-4540 (ask operator for Area Agency on Aging) for locations or visit https://www.northamptoncounty.org/HS/AGING/Pages/default.aspx.

Wednesday, January 8: Pork Rib - B - Q, cabbage and bow ties, pickled beets, wheat bread w/margarine, chilled applesauce.

Thursday, January 9: Coconut crusted chicken, scalloped potatoes, California vegetable blend, wheat bread w/margarine, raspberry-filled cookie.

Friday, January 10: Chicken corn chowder, Tater Tot ground beef casserole, flame-roasted corn, tossed salad w/ French dressing, banana mousse.

Pa.-Dutch radio play

Friday, January 10, 2020 by The Press in Focus

LVHM:

Dr. Gregory Hanson speaks about a 1940s radio play featuring Asseba and Sabina, a fictional Pennsylvania-Dutch couple, at 1 p.m. Jan. 11, Lehigh County Historical Society’s Lehigh Valley Heritage Museum, 432 W. Walnut St., Allentown.

“Old-time radio broadcasts of Asseba and Sabina in the Pennsylvania Dutch dialect were tremendously popular in our region,” said Joseph Garrera, Executive Director of the Museum.