Parkland Press

Sunday, December 17, 2017

Donna G. Snyder

Wednesday, December 6, 2017 by The Press in Obituaries

member of Grace Community Church

Donna G. Snyder, 63, of New Tripoli, died Dec.1, 2017, at Jeanes Hospital of Fox Chase Cancer Center, Philadelphia.

She and her husband Edward S. Snyder were married 43 years in August.

Born in Allentown, she was a daughter of Betty (Arndt) Kistler of Elwyn, and the late Curtis Kistler.

Donna was a file clerk at Cedar Crest Emergicenter for more than 20 years.

A loving member of Grace Community Church, she taught Sunday School there for many years.

She loved kids and spending time with her family.

Kent Chattin

Wednesday, December 6, 2017 by The Press in Obituaries

1951 Parkland High School graduate

Kent Chattin, 85, of New Tripoli, died on Nov. 27, 2017.

Born on Jan. 9, 1932, in Morristown, N.J., he was the son of the late Laurie and Catherine (Cuthbertson) Chattin.

His family moved to Weisenberg Township in 1945, and he graduated from Parkland High School in 1951.

He and his twin brother, Bruce, helped manage the sizable family farm which operated as a large dairy operation for many years.

Roland J. Dougherty

Wednesday, December 6, 2017 by The Press in Obituaries

accountant for former Fuller Co.

Roland J. Dougherty, 98, of Schnecksville, died Dec. 4 2017, in At Home at Parkland.

He was the husband of the late Catharine A. (Goodman) Dougherty.

Born Jan. 22, 1919, in Catasauqua, he was the son of the late John E. and Ethel (Guldner) Dougherty.

He faithfully and honorably served his county in the U.S. Army during World War II.

An accountant for the former Fuller Co., Catasauqua, for 40 years, he retired in 1979 as assistant treasurer.

He was a member of the former Vernon G. Kern VFW Post 8344.

Gender wage

Wednesday, December 6, 2017 by The Press in News Briefs

Women Voters

The League of Women Voters of Lehigh County presents “Eliminating Income Disparity” at their December Hot Topics Luncheon 11:30 a.m. Dec. 11 to be held in the banquet room at the Superior Restaurant, Emmaus.

Toni Hoffman and Susan McNamara, past public policy chairs, American Association of University Women, will present ways that can close the gender wage gap here in the Lehigh Valley.

They will also explain briefly how their experiences as public policy co-chairs for AAUW-Pennsylvania led them to the idea of the Coalition.

Amazon buys aid fire company

Wednesday, December 6, 2017 by The Press in News Briefs

Station 56

Upper Macungie Township police have announced residents may support Fire Station 56 by shopping on Amazon.

According to Upper Macungie Police Lt. Peter Nickischer, criminal investigations and community services division commander, Amazon will donate 0.5 percent of the price of eligible Amazon Smile purchases to Fire Station 56 when buyers visit

Light show in December

Wednesday, December 6, 2017 by The Press in News Briefs


Christ’s Church at Lowhill, 4695 Lowhill Church Road, New Tripoli, will be having its annual Lowhill Lights of Wonder to benefit two local families at 6 p.m., 6:45 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Dec. 8, 9, 16, 17, 20-23 and 26-30.

There will be a Christmas carol sing-along at 5:45 p.m. before each light show.

Join church members at 5 p.m. for a special light show with extra music before the Christmas Eve service at 6 p.m.

One-hundred percent of the donations will be presented to the Robert Kline and Brett Snyder families. Kline has cancer. Snyder has ALS.

Imogene A. Fenstermaker

Wednesday, December 6, 2017 by The Press in Obituaries

member of Jerusalem “Red” Church

Imogene A. Fenstermaker, 89, of Kempton, died Dec. 4, 2017, in Cornerstone Living, New Tripoli.

She and her husband Harold P. Fenstermaker were married 63 years last March.

Born Oct. 1, 1928, in Schnecksville, she was the daughter of the late Quintin J. and Arline R. (Wotring) Hoffman.

She assisted her husband operating their dairy farm in Lynn Township from 1954-91.

She was a member of Jerusalem “Red” Church, Kempton and the Claussville Garden Club.

Anna Mae Trapp Lichtenwalner

Wednesday, December 6, 2017 by The Press in Obituaries

born in Upper Saucon

Anna Mae Trapp Lichtenwalner, 79, of Bethlehem, died Nov. 30, 2017, in her home.

Born July 11, 1938, in Upper Saucon Township, she was the daughter of the late Wilson F. and Alice M. (Trapp) Lichtenwalner.

Her survivors include siblings Richard W. Lichtenwalner of Germansville, Jane L. Kline of Breinigsville, Dolores A. Blickley of Coopersburg, Virginia E. Lichtenwalner of Whitehall; and caregivers of CSG.

She was predeceased by a brother LeRoy P. Lichtenwalner.

Expressions of sympathy may be made at

Corinne Lee Shirley

Wednesday, December 6, 2017 by The Press in Obituaries

computer software engineer

Corinne Lee Shirley, 62, of Schuylkill Haven, died Nov. 26, 2017, in Lehigh Valley Hospital, Pottsville.

She was the daughter of Thomas C. and Carol W. (Snyder) Shirley of Schuylkill Haven.

A graduate of Hofstra University, she was a computer software engineer and system analyst for Atlantic City Airport, Burlington Coat Factory, and many other businesses in New Jersey.

She was a member of Emilie United Methodist Church, Levittown.