Parkland Press

Saturday, February 16, 2019

Kevin R. Wenner

Thursday, September 5, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

employed at Mack Trucks Inc.

Kevin R. Wenner, 66, of Orefield, died Aug. 31, 2013, in Lehigh Valley Hospital, Salisbury Township.

Born June 13, 1947, in Allentown, he was the son of the late Harold R. and Clara (Bogle) Wenner.

He was employed at Mack Trucks Inc., Allentown, for more than 30 years before retiring in 2001.

His survivors include a brother, Harold J. and his wife, Sylvia, of Schnecksville; one niece and three nephews.

A private service and interment will take place at Grand Army of the Republic Cemetery, Summit Hill.

There will be no calling hours.

Gwyneth T. Eills

Thursday, September 5, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

processor at National Packing

Gwyneth T. Eills, 79, of Schnecksville, died July 19, 2013, in Phoebe Home, Allentown.

Born June 5, 1934, in Lagunillas, Venezuela, she was the daughter of the late Desmond and Cecilia Pogson.

A processor at National Packing for 20 years, she retired in 2008.

She was of the Catholic faith.

Her survivors include daughters Shan P. Hoffmann of London, England, Robyn D. MacGloan and her husband, Drew; grandchildren Mary Elizabeth and Aidan of Annapolis, Md.; siblings Gilbert Pogson of Houston, Texas, Clyde H. Pogson of Dallas, Texas, Zilla Harman of Mexico.

Terry H. Shaver

Thursday, September 5, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

member of UCC Greenawalds

Terry H. Shaver, 74, of South Whitehall Township, died Aug. 29, 2013, in Lehigh Valley Hospital, Salisbury Township.

He and his wife Doris L. (Nau) Shaver were married more than 56 years.

Born in York, he was the son of the late Herbert W. and Earline R. (Ziegler) Shaver.

Before retiring in 2000, he worked as a tool and dye maker for Lucent Tech. for 44 years.

He was a member of United Church of Christ, Greenawalds, South Whitehall.

Claire E. Fenstermaker

Thursday, August 29, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

member of Good Shepherd UCC

Claire E. Fenstermaker, 93, a resident of The Summit at Blue Mountain, Lehighton, formerly of Slatedale, died Aug. 24, 2013, in Gnaden Huetten Memorial Hospital, Lehighton.

She was the wife of the late Charles L. Fenstermaker.

Born July 22, 1920, in Cementon, she was the daughter of the late Norman C. and Effie A. (Walters) Lindenmuth.

A payroll and office clerk at the former Cross Country Clothes, Egypt, Whitehall Township, for 11 years, she retired in 1952.

She was a member of Good Shepherd United Church of Christ, Slatington.

Catherine P. Krause

Thursday, August 29, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

born in Fogelsville

Catherine P. Krause, 86, formerly of Bowers, died Aug. 21, 2013, St. Luke's Hospital, Allentown.

She was the widow of Alton Krause.

Born in Fogelsville, she was a daughter of the late Augustus and Bessie Beitler.

Her survivors include children, grandchildren, sisters, nieces and nephews.

Condolences may be offered to the family at kellerfuneralhomes.com.

Arrangements made by Keller Funeral Homes Inc., Fogelsville.

Brian V. Herb

Thursday, August 29, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

Harley Davidson enthusiast

Brian V. Herb, 52, of Germansville, died on Aug. 25, 2013, in Lehigh Valley Hospital in Salisbury Township.

Born in Allentown, he was a son of the late Ernest P. and Grace L. (Bennighoff) Herb.

A laborer in the Lehigh Valley for many years, he also was a Harley Davidson enthusiast.

He was of the Lutheran faith.

His survivors include a brother, Blaine E. and wife, Melody ,of New Tripoli; son Matthew Colabella; aunt, Gloria Bittner, of Orefield; niece and nephew Natalie and Brandon Herb.

Brian A Bond

Thursday, August 29, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

self-employed farmer

Brian A Bond, 70, of Kempton, died Aug. 20, 2013, in Lehigh Valley Hospital, Allentown.

He and his wife Riemke J. (Tigchelaar) Bond celebrated their 46th wedding anniversary in April.

Born in Lynn Township, he was a son of Marian E. (Fetherolf) Bond of Kempton, and the late Nevin A. Bond.

A 1961 graduate of Kutztown Area High School, he was a self-employed farmer in Albany Township, Berks County, for more than 50 years.

He also was the former owner of Bond Tax Preparation Service, Kempton, for 50 years before retiring in 2010.

Otto A. Gruber

Thursday, August 29, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

self-employed farmer

Otto A. Gruber, 85, of Kutztown, died Aug. 22, 2013, in Lehigh Valley Hospital, Salisbury Township.

He and his wife Gladys (Dotterer) Gruber were married 60 years on Aug. 1.

Born in Greenwich Township, he was the son of the late Victor and Pearl (Hoffman) Gruber.

He was a self-employed farmer all his life and a foreman for Jaindl Farms for many years.

A member of the Kutztown Fire Company and the Kempton Rod and Gun Club, he was a life member of the NRA.

He was a member of Mt. Zion Lutheran Church, Krumsville.

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.