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Vincent A. Siravo

Thursday, December 20, 2012 by The Press in Obituaries

engineer at former Stroh Brewery

Vincent A. Siravo, 87, from Topton, died Dec. 12, 2012, in Emeritus Senior Living, Allentown.

He was the widower of Evelyn C. (Alves) Siravo.

Born in Elizabeth, N.J., he was a son of the late Anthony and Filemena (Bisco) Siravo.

He was an engineer at the former Stroh Brewery, Fogelsville, for 25 years.

A member of St. Joseph the Worker Catholic Church, Orefield, he was a member of the Knights of Columbus 4th degree.

Homer A. Snyder

Thursday, December 20, 2012 by The Press in Obituaries

self-employed painter

Homer A. Snyder, 91, formerly of Kempton, died Dec. 15, 2012, in the ManorCare Nursing Home, Allentown.

He was predeceased by his wife Lovie V. (Bailey) Snyder in 1983.

Born in Lynn Township, he was a son of the late Albert and Mary (Derr) Snyder.

He was a self-employed painter in the Lehigh Valley for many years until retiring in 1991.

John F. Kruczek

Thursday, December 20, 2012 by The Press in Obituaries

worked at former Bethlehem Steel

John F. Kruczek, 74, of Whitehall, died Dec. 14, 2012, in Lehigh Valley Hospital, Salisbury Township.

Born May 21, 1938, in Shenandoah, Schuylkill County, he was the son of the late John and Mary (Micholick) Kruczek.

He was employed in the maintenance department at the former Bethlehem Steel Corp. for 30 years before retiring in 1995.

He faithfully and honorably served his country in the U.S. Army during a peacetime era.

Floyd G. McDeavitt

Thursday, December 20, 2012 by The Press in Obituaries

member of VFW Post 7215

Floyd G. "Mac" McDeavitt, msgt. retired, 76, of Columbus, Ohio, formerly of Walnutport, died Nov. 25, 2012.

He and his wife Barbara (Schultz) McDeavitt celebrated their 11th wedding anniversary on Dec. 1.

Born and raised in Slippery Rock, he was the son of the late Albert and Alberta McDeavitt.

He faithfully and honorably served his country in the U.S. Marine Corps and the U.S. Air Force, with 30 years of service.

He was a member of VFW Post 7215, Walnutport.

John J. Liscka

Thursday, December 20, 2012 by The Press in Obituaries

member of Union UCC, Neffs

John J. "Jack" Liscka, Jr., 78, from Schnecksville died Dec. 13, 2012, in his home.

He and his wife Janice L. (Nothstein) Liscka celebrated their 56th wedding anniversary Nov. 3.

Born Oct. 15, 1934, in Allentown, he was the son of the late John J. Sr. and Florence L. (Reinert) Liscka.

President of Imperial Auto Sales and Service, Schnecksville, he owned and operated the business with his son, Mark, since 1978.

He was a member of Union United Church of Christ, Neffs.

Wanda Paul

Thursday, December 13, 2012 by The Press in Obituaries

Parkland High School graduate

Wanda Paul , 50, of New Tripoli, died Dec. 2, 2012.

Born in Tatamy, she was the daughter of the late Wayne Gilbert and Elsie (Gensits) Stettler.

A graduate of Parkland High School, she was a seamstress at Cross Country Sewing Factory for several years before becoming a homemaker.

She always had a place in her heart for animals and loved spending time with her family.

Most of all, she enjoyed being "Nonnie" to her beautiful grandbabies whom she loved unconditionally.

Norman R. Stephens

Thursday, December 13, 2012 by The Press in Obituaries

forklift operator at Americold

Norman R. Stephens, 66, of New Tripoli, died Dec. 9, 2012, in Lehigh Valley Hospital, Muhlenberg Campus, Bethlehem.

He and his wife, Deborah E. (Jones) Stephens, celebrated their 40th wedding anniversary on May 6.

Born June 9, 1946, in Allentown, he was the son of the late Norman C. and Jane E. (Williams) Stephens.

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

He was a forklift operator at Americold Logistics, Fogelsville, before retiring in 2006.

Alice Kline

Thursday, December 13, 2012 by The Press in Obituaries

worked with Special Olympics

Alice Kline, 87, formerly of North Whitehall Township, died Dec. 10, 2012.

She was the wife of the late Irvin H. Kline.

Born Nov. 9, 1925, in Philadelphia, she was the daughter of the late Alec and Susan (Meashock) Gorsky.

She will be remembered for her tireless work with the Special Olympics and as an advocate for many programs that improved the quality of life for the mentally challenged.

Arthur W. Laudenslager

Thursday, December 13, 2012 by The Press in Obituaries

member of St. John's UCC

Arthur W. Lauden-slager, 84, of Breinigs-ville, died on Dec. 10, 2012, in Lehigh Valley Hospital, Salisbury Township.

He and his wife, Jane L. (Lewis) Laudenslager, were married 54 years in January.

Born in Fogelsville, he was a son of the late Elmer and Esther Laudenslager.

He owned Art's Servicenter in Chapmans and, prior to that, in Trexlertown for 55 years before retiring in 1995.

He honorably served his country during the Korean War in the U.S. Army.

He was a member of St. John's United Church of Christ, Fogelsville, where he served on the consistory.

Mary Ann Havrilla Stocker

Thursday, December 13, 2012 by The Press in Obituaries

member of UCC Greenawalds

Mary Ann Havrilla Stocker, 69, of South Whitehall Township, died Dec. 5, 2012, at home.

She and her husband Bruce A. were married more than 49 years.

Born in Allentown, she was the daughter of the late Carson C. and Dorothy M. (Green) Albitz.

Until the store closing, she worked as a sales clerk for H. Leh and Company, Whitehall.

She was a member of United Church of Christ Greenawalds.