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Richard M. Kleintop

Thursday, October 11, 2012 by The Press in Obituaries

Allentown School District teacher

Richard M. Kleintop, 87, of Brooksville, Fla., formerly of Allentown, died Oct. 2, 2012, in Vidant Service League Inpatient Hospice, Greenville, N.C.

He was the husband of Iris W. (Kirkland) Kleintop and the late Emily R. (Snyder) Kleintop and Ruth E. (Pape) Kleintop.

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

Florence R. Wotring

Thursday, October 4, 2012 by The Press in Obituaries

born in Slatington

Florence R. Wotring, 89, of Schnecksville, died Sept. 25, 2012, in Cedarbrook, South Whitehall.

She was the wife of late Carl R. Wotring.

Born April 10, 1923, in Slatington, she was the daughter of the late Francis and Maybel (Olewine) Lorah.

Her survivors include children Sharon K. Haas and her husband, Harry, of Schnecksville, Sheldon C. and his wife, Gail, of Bowmanstown, Timothy J. and his wife, Linda, of Schnecksville; six grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.

Her service was private.

Marie E. Tshudy

Thursday, October 4, 2012 by The Press in Obituaries

enjoyed making crafts

Marie E. Tshudy, 90, of Cedabrook, South Whitehall Township, died Sept. 26, 2012.

She was the wife of the late Nathan H. Tshudy.

Born in Stiles, she was the daughter of the late Raymond and Mary (Duldt) Zerfass.

She enjoyed playing bingo, dominoes and making crafts.

Her survivors include a daughter, Sandra M. Drexinger, and her husband Robert of Alburtis, sister Mamie Lane of Florida; grandchildren Robert and Lisa; and four great-grandchildren.

Jeffrey G. Katcher

Thursday, October 4, 2012 by The Press in Obituaries

1982 Parkland High School graduate

Jeffrey G. Katcher, 48, of South Whitehall Township, died Sept. 25, 2012.

Born in Allentown, he was a son of the late Paul and Mildred Katcher.

He and his loving wife Marsha (Watkins) Katcher were married for the past 21 years.

A 1982 graduate of Parkland High School, he attended the former Lehigh County Community College, now Lehigh Carbon Community College.

He was an electronic technician for IT&T and a member of St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church.

Charles D. Kester

Thursday, October 4, 2012 by The Press in Obituaries

machine operator for former A&B Meats

Charles D. Kester, 68, of Kempton, died Sept. 28, 2012, in Lehigh Valley Hospital, Salisbury Township.

Born in Allentown, he was a son of the late James and Dorothy (Weinstine) Kester.

He was a machine operator for the former A&B Meats and Beth-Allen Aluminum, Allentown.

He honorably served his country in the National Guard and U.S. Army during Vietnam and was stationed in Korea.

He was of the Lutheran faith.

Megan L. Gallucci

Thursday, October 4, 2012 by The Press in Obituaries

member of Jordan UCC

Megan L. Gallucci, 65, of Whitehall, formerly of Bethlehem, died Sept. 24, 2012, in her home.

She and her husband Joseph L. Gallucci celebrated their 42nd wedding anniversary last July 11.

Born Jan. 10, 1947, in Lansford, Carbon County, she was the daughter of the late Charles and Margaret (Reese) Roberts.

A graduate of the former St. Luke's Hospital School of Nursing, she was a registered nurse at Allentown State Hospital for 25 years before retiring in 1998.

She was a member of Jordan United Church of Christ, South Whitehall.

Robert L. Berger

Thursday, October 4, 2012 by The Press in Obituaries

Shartlesville veterinarian

The Best of Bob Berger, a celebration of Dr. Berger's life will take place 1-4 p.m. Oct. 14 at Haag's Hotel, Third and Main streets, Shartlesville. Exit I-78, at Shartlesville Exit 23.

RSVP to 610-767-4774 by Oct. 8. Donations of vegetarian dishes or desserts would be appreciated.

Dr. Berger V.M.D., of Schnecksville, had his veterinary practice in Shartlesville for many years until he retired in the late '70s.

He then worked for the U.S. Department of Agriculture from 1975-90.

Janice E.R. Moore

Thursday, October 4, 2012 by The Press in Obituaries

member of Asbury Methodist Church

Janice E.R. Moore, 66, of Macungie, died Sept. 17, 2012, in Emeritus of Allentown.

She was the widow of Andrew H. R. Moore.

Born in Hampton, N.J., she was a daughter of the late Donald Sr. and Helen (Stephens) Roberts.

She was a secretary for the Muscular Dystrophy Association, Allentown, for many years.

She was a member of Asbury United Methodist Church, South Whitehall.