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Donna Marie Watt

Thursday, August 22, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

worked for Nestlé

Donna Marie Watt, 62, of New Tripoli, died Aug. 14, 2013, at home.

She and her husband Clair C. Watt celebrated their 19th wedding anniversary May 14.

Born in Allentown, she was a daughter of the late Uriah W. and Grace C. (Heil) Sterner.

She worked 11 years for Nestlé.

She was a supporter of Big Brothers and Big Sisters of the Lehigh Valley.

Ethel E. Stibitz

Thursday, August 22, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

member of Lady Lilly Best Rebekah Lodge

Ethel E. Stibitz, 90, formerly of Schnecks-ville, died Aug. 13, 2013, in Fellowship Manor, Whitehall.

She was the wife of the late Carl W. Stibitz.

Born March 29, 1923, in Hazleton, she was the daughter of the late John G. and Matilda E. (Schuler) Neifert.

A graduate of Delano High School, Class of 1941, and the Cooper Hospital School of Nursing, Camden, N.J, she was a registered nurse at the former Allentown Osteopathic Hospital for many years before retiring.

Ruth M. Wagner

Thursday, August 22, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

member of St. Peter's Lutheran Church

Ruth M. Wagner, 84, formerly of Allentown, died Aug. 10, 2013, in Westminster Village, Allentown.

Born in Washington Township, she was the wife of Richard E. "Dick" Wagner for 63 years.

She was a faithful member of St. Peter's Evangelical Lutheran Church, Allentown, and a former Den Mother for Scout Pack 22.

A 1949 graduate of The Allentown Hospital School of Nursing and longtime member of the Alumnae Association, she worked 35 years as a family practice nurse for Dr. Walter Stull, MD and Allentown State Hospital.

Mary Jane DeLong

Thursday, August 22, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

waitress at former Peter Pan Diner

Mary Jane DeLong, 85, a resident at The Lutheran Home of Topton, formerly of Allentown, died Aug. 11, 2013, in Lehigh Valley Hospital, Salisbury Township.

Born July 23, 1928, in Bethlehem, she was the daughter of the late Frank and Mildred (Pearson) Koch.

She was a waitress at the former Peter Pan Diner, Allentown, for many years.

David G. Kressley

Thursday, August 22, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

owned former Dave Kressley Records

David G. Kressley, 74, of New Tripoli, died Aug. 20, 2013, at home.

He was the widower of Rosalie T. (Hanzlik) Kressley.

Born in Coopersburg, he was a son of the late Gilbert and Grace (Mangold) Kressley.

He owned the former Dave Kressley Records for 30 years in the Lehigh Valley.

His survivors include a son Joseph G. and wife Wendy Fenstermacher of Allentown; stepson George J. Imbody of Phoenix, Ariz.; and sister Judy Kressley of Germansville.

He was predeceased by a stepdaughter, Catherine M. Riegel.

His services will be private.

Arlene M. Oswald

Thursday, August 22, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

member of Ebenezer UCC

Arlene M. Oswald, 94, of Germansville, died Aug. 18, 2013, in Mahoning Valley Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, Lehighton.

She was the widow of Marvin W. Oswald.

Born in Heidelberg Township, she was the daughter of Stanley and Mary (George) Kerschner.

A 1937 graduate of the former Slatington High School, she was the wife of a farmer and worked in various knitting mills in the Slatington area for many years.

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

Randy J. Conrad

Thursday, August 22, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

1970 graduate of Kutztown High School

Randy J. Conrad, 60, of Albany Township, a beloved son and father, died Aug. 18, 2013, in Lehigh Valley Hospital, Salisbury Township.

He was the companion of Pamela J. (Lutz) Holley.

Born in Allentown, he was a son of John P. and Marian E. (Ziegler) Conrad of Bowers.

He was a former member of Christ (DeLong) United Church of Christ, Bowers.

A 1970 graduate of Kutztown Area High School, he was a Pennsylvania National Guard veteran.

He was a lineman with the Borough of Kutztown for 43 years, last working Aug. 16.

Grace L. Herb

Thursday, August 22, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

member of New Life Lutheran Church

Grace L. Herb, 80, of Germansville, died Aug. 19, 2013, in the Inpatient Hospice Unit of Lehigh Valley Hospital, Allentown.

She was the widow of Ernest P. Herb.

Born in New Tripoli, she was a daughter of the late Vernon A. and Florence S. (Edwards) Bennighoff.

A member of New Life Evangelical Lutheran Church, New Tripoli, she volunteered for the Helping Hands organization at the church.

She was a member of Schnecksville Senior Citizens.

David Albert Hunsicker

Thursday, August 15, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

member of Cedar UCC

David Albert Hunsicker, 52, of Lower Macungie Township, died Aug. 7, 2013, in Allentown.

He was the husband of Margery (Newell) Bonser.

Born in Allentown, he was the son of Albert J. and Barbara A. (Boger) Hunsicker of Lower Macungie.

A 1978 graduate of Emmaus High School, he was a baker for Egypt Star Bakery for almost 30 years.

A member of Cedar United Church of Christ, South Whitehall, he also was a member of the Wescosville Fire Company and the Young Men's Club, Allentown.

Christine M. Hosfeld

Thursday, August 15, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

co-owner of Hosfeld's General Store

Christine M. (Snyder) Hosfeld, 93, of Allentown, formerly of Stony Run, died Aug. 8, 2013, in the Inpatient Hospice Unit at Lehigh Valley Hospital, Allentown.

She was the wife of the late Clyde L. Hosfeld.

Born Jan. 7, 1920, in Schnecksville, she was the daughter of the late George H. and Mamie (Lorah) Snyder.

She was a graduate of Slatington High School, Class of 1937 and the former Joyce Art Beauty School, Allentown.