Parkland Press

Tuesday, May 21, 2019

George A. Hack

Thursday, May 16, 2019 by The Press in Obituaries

self-employed electrician

George A. Hack, 54, of New Tripoli, died on May 8, 2019, in Lehigh Valley Hospital, Salisbury Township.

He was the husband of the late Susan F. (Fink) Hack.

Born in Washington, D.C., he was a son of George W. Hack and Donna L. (Allen) Ellison.

A 1984 graduate of Bladensburg High School, Bladensburg, Md., he was a self-employed electrician for the former G.A. Hack Electric Company.

Berdelle M. Follweiler

Thursday, May 16, 2019 by The Press in Obituaries

member of Ebenezer UCC

Berdelle M. Follweiler, 103, of Slatington, died peacefully April 16, 2019, in her home.

She was the widow of Kermit W. Follweiler, who died in 1978.

Born in Lehigh Furnace, she was a daughter of the late Wallace Dorward and Eva Walters.

Employed by the former Paris Neckwear in various positions, she retired in 1981.

She was a longtime and dedicated member of Ebenezer United Church of Christ, New Tripoli.

Invasive plant class on July 24

Thursday, May 16, 2019 by The Press in News Briefs

Penn State

Penn State Extension is offering a class titled “Managing Invasive Plants” 8:30 a.m.-3 p.m. July 24 at Penn State Extension Lehigh County, 4184 Dorney Park Road, South Whitehall.

Managing Invasive Plants will provide participants with the knowledge and skills to properly identify invasive plants and develop strategies for treatment and control.

A portion of the day will be spent in the field looking at invasive plants, the results of management, and a calibration demonstration.

Register at extension.psu.edu/managing-invasive-plants.

Janet L. LeVan

Thursday, May 16, 2019 by The Press in Obituaries

member of Slatington Baptist Church

Janet L. LeVan, 82, of Slatington, died May 9, 2019, in St. Luke’s Hospice House, Bethlehem. She was the wife of the late Marlyn R. LeVan.

Born in Ashfield, she was a daughter of the late Reuben J. and Kathryn E. (Jones) Kemmerer.

A 1954 graduate of and former majorette at Slatington High School, she was a secretary for the former LeVan Trucking, Wanamakers, the former Krause Dodge Toyota, Schnecksville, and Albright’s Mill, Kempton.

She was a member of Slatington Baptist Church, Slatington.

Kenneth R. Muth Sr.

Thursday, May 16, 2019 by The Press in Obituaries

commercial pilot

Kenneth R. Muth Sr., 84, of Schnecksville, died May 11, 2019, in Lehigh Valley Hospital, Salisbury Township.

He and his wife Judith A. (Moser) Muth were married 60 years.

Born March 19, 1935, in Allentown, he was the son of the late Earl and Ruth (Gangawere) Muth.

He faithfully and honorably served his country in the U.S. Air Force, Strategic Air Command, during a peacetime era and the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War era.

Lillian M. Baer

Thursday, May 16, 2019 by The Press in Obituaries

co-owner of former Village Fashions

Lillian M. Baer, 98, of Naples, Fla., formerly of Schnecksville, died May 9, 2019, in Orchid Terrace at Moorings Park, Naples.

She was the wife of the late Raymond W. Baer.

Born Aug. 23, 1920, in North Whitehall Township, she was the daughter of the late Frank and Bessie M. (Kosman) Reinert.

She was co-owner of the former Village Fashions, Schnecksville, from 1965-85.

Charles Samuel Fleischmann

Thursday, May 16, 2019 by The Press in Obituaries

co-owner of VS International LLC

Charles Samuel Fleischmann, 56, from Slatington, died May 11, 2019, in the Inpatient Hospice Unit at Lehigh Valley Hospital, Allentown, with his loving family at his side.

He and his wife, Maureen (Schorr) Fleischmann, were married 27 years.

Born Sept. 6, 1962, in Manhasset, Nassau County, N.Y., he was the son of Claudette E. (Lemaire) Fleischmann of Blue Bell and the late Charles W. Fleischmann.

He was president and co-owner of VS International LLC, Slatington, for the last 14 years, as well as co-owner of three additional business entities during his career.

George C. Passaro Sr.

Thursday, May 16, 2019 by The Press in Obituaries

member of St. John’s UCC

George C. “Tech” Passaro, Sr., 76, of Laurys Station, North Whitehall Township, died May 5, 2019, in his home.

He and his wife Judith D. (Royer) Passaro were married on June 9, 1978.

Born in Allentown, he was a son of the late Henry and Marion (Wentz) Passaro.

A credit analyst for Praxair Corp., Allentown, formerly GTS Welco Co., for 36 years, he retired in 2016.

Previously, he worked for Bonney Forge, Allentown.

He was a member of St. John’s United Church of Christ, Laurys Station.