Parkland Press

Sunday, September 23, 2018

MaryJane Funk

Thursday, September 13, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

teacher at Little People’s Day Care

MaryJane Funk, 75, of Kempton, died Sept. 9, 2018, in Lehigh Valley Hospital, Salisbury Township.

She and her husband Arthur L. Funk were married 46 years last month.

Born in Bethlehem, she was the daughter of the late Michael and Edna (Gorrich) Gittings.

She was a teacher at Little People’s Day Care, Allentown, for 10 years.

She enjoyed spending time with her family, especially the yearly family vacation to the Outer Banks.

Barry J. Henning

Thursday, September 13, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

worked at C.F. Martin & Co.

Barry J. Henning, 65, of Coplay, died Sept. 2, 2018, in Lehigh Valley Hospital, Salisbury Township.

He and his wife Kim A. (Litzenberger) Henning were married more than 19 years.

Born in Bethlehem, he was the son of the late Harley and Mae (Kimminour) Henning.

For 31 years, he worked in various departments including mostly with customer service at C.F. Martin & Co., Inc., Nazareth.

He enjoyed collecting Zippo lighters, listening to music, traveling and spending time with his grandchildren.

Carolyn F. Daniels

Thursday, September 13, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

1948 Slatington High School graduate

Carolyn F. Daniels, 87, formerly of Fleetwood, died on Aug. 30, 2018, at the Masonic Village at Elizabethtown.

She was the wife of the late Frank E. Daniels.

Born in New Tripoli, she was a daughter of the late Vernon J. and Maggie C. (Fister) Snyder.

She attended Lynn Township public schools and was a 1948 graduate of Slatington High School and a 1949 graduate of Allentown Business College.

She was employed by radio station WSAN in Allentown and was also secretary to the dean of Kutztown University for 14 years, eventually retiring in 1973.

Lucille G. Leickel

Friday, September 7, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

member of Christ Lutheran Church

Lucille G. Leickel, 74, of Slatington, died Sept. 1, 2018, in her home.

She was the wife of the late David G. Leickel who died in June.

Born Jan. 12, 1944, in Danielsville, she was the daughter of the late Walter and Mable M. (Fritz) Kern.

She was employed at L.V.R. Inc., Schnecksville, for 20 years before retiring.

She was a baptized member of Christ Lutheran Church, Danielsville.

Her survivors include a daughter Lisa A. Leickel of Slatington; granddaughter Amanda L. Delich of Macungie; and great-grandchildren Alexander, Nikolas and Andrew.

Charles F. Hoppes

Friday, September 7, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

member of Heidelberg UCC

Charles F. Hoppes, 92, of Slatington, died peacefully Aug. 31, 2018 in his home surrounded by his loving family.

He and his wife Dorothy (Webb) Hoppes were married 71 years.

Born Dec. 8, 1925, in Washington Township, he was the son of the late Leon and Helen (Frantz) Hoppes.

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

A self-employed carpenter, he built residential homes and did renovations for 45 years before retiring.

Dolores K. Brown

Friday, September 7, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

member of St. Joseph the Worker Church

Dolores K. Brown, 88, of Allentown, died Sept. 1, 2018 in her home.

She was the wife of the late Joseph H. Brown.

Born March 11, 1930, in Askam, Luzerne County, she was the daughter of the late Francis and Margaret (Zofcin) Kammerer.

She was a member of St. Joseph the Worker Roman Catholic Church, Orefield, where she was a former member of the Women’s Guild and enjoyed volunteering her time making pierogies for the church festival.

She also enjoyed making hoagies for the Kay Brook-Green Hills swim team.

Carolyn M. Hamm

Friday, September 7, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

member of Ebenezer UCC

Carolyn M. Hamm, 86, of New Tripoli, died Sept. 2, 2018, in Sacred Heart Hospital, Allentown.

She and her husband Robert C. Hamm Jr. were married 68 years on July 22.

Born in New Tripoli, she was a daughter of the late Raymond D. and Hattie M. (DeLong) Mantz.

She was an administrator in the business department at Northwestern Lehigh School District for 36 years.

A member of Ebenezer United Church of Christ, New Tripoli, she was a Sunday School teacher, in the Women’s Guild, and sang with the choir more than 50 years, as well as being a soloist.

Clara Louise Sanders

Friday, September 7, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

operating room nurse

Clara Louise “Claire” Sanders, 82, of Allentown, died peacefully, Aug. 31, 2018, in her home surrounded by her loving family.

She and her husband Michael A. Sanders were married 57 years.

Born Aug. 5, 1936, in Allentown, she was the daughter of the late William R. Sr. and Myrtle M. (Stofflet) Keener.

A 1954 graduate of Allentown High School, and a 1957 graduate of the Allentown Hospital School of Nursing, she was an operating room nurse at Allentown General Hospital and head operating room nurse at Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center Neuro Institute in New York City.

Larry V. Kulhamer

Friday, September 7, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

life member of Woodlawn Fire Co.

Larry V. Kulhamer, 67, a lifelong resident of Whitehall, died peacefully Aug. 29, 2018, in St. Luke’s Hospice, surrounded by his loving and dedicated family.

Born in Allentown, he was a son of Marion D. (Lindenmuth) Kulhamer, and the late Vincent P. Kulhamer who died in 2010.

A professional driver for PennDOT for many years, he retired 2012.

Earlier in life he worked in the 5C plant of Mack Trucks.

A life member of Woodlawn Fire Co. and Fullerton Fire Co. No. 1, he was a devoted Phantoms, Flyers and NASCAR fan.