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Bonita L. Reeve

Thursday, February 7, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

member of Asbury Methodist Church

Bonita L. Reeve, 81, of Orefield, died Jan. 20, 2013, in Lehigh Valley Hospital, Salisbury Township.

She was the wife of the late Herbert Reeve, who died May 8, 2012.

Born in Trenton, N.J., she was the daughter of the late Jacob and Margaret (Robinson) Propsner.

A member of Asbury United Methodist Church, South Whitehall, she was involved in the Sunday School program and enjoyed the library and Bible study.

She visited Puerto Rico on a mission trip and was an avid bird watcher.

Ann L. Lengel

Thursday, February 7, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

Northern Lehigh school nurse

Ann L. Lengel, 84, of Allentown, formerly of Slatington, died Feb. 1, 2013, in Lehigh Valley Hospital, Salisbury Township.

She was the wife of the late I. Thomas Lengel.

Born Dec. 7, 1928, in Slatington, she was the daughter of the late Earl and Ruth (Griffith) Kressly.

A graduate of the former Allentown Hospital School of Nursing, she was a school nurse in the Northern Lehigh School District for 28 years before retiring in 1988.

She was a member of United Presbyterian Church of Slatington.

Mary E. Savacool

Thursday, February 7, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

line worker at Kraft Foods

Mary E. Savacool, 68, of Whitehall, died Feb. 3, 2013, in St. Luke's Hospital, Allentown Campus.

She was the companion of Kermit F. Miller with whom she resided.

Born Jan. 24, 1945, in Allentown, she was the daughter of Ellen J. (Shover) Leibenguth of Nazareth and the late Harold E. Leibenguth.

She was a line worker at Kraft Foods Inc., Fogels-ville, for 33 years before retiring in 2008.

Erma H. Gregory

Thursday, February 7, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

resided in New Tripoli

Erma H. Gregory, 98, of New Tripoli, died Feb. 3, 2013, in Fellowship Community, Whitehall.

She was the wife of the late Eugene B. Gregory.

Born June 12, 1914, in Whitehall, she was the daughter of the late William G. and Estella S. (Werley) Kistler.

Her survivors include a daughter Pamela J. Coligan of New Tripoli; granddaughter Sarah Coligan Parks of Albany, N.Y.;

She was predeceased by a daughter, Janet G. Gregory; son-in-law Dennis Coligan; siblings Sula Holm, Miriam Hunsberger, Alma Crespi, Ruth Kistler and Roy Kistler.

Ruth D. Heintzelman

Thursday, February 7, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

member of Emmanuel's Lutheran Church

Ruth D. Heintzelman, 92, formerly of Northampton, died Jan. 31, 2013, in Gracedale Nursing Home, Nazareth.

She was the wife of the late Luther C. Heintzelman.

Born Sept. 4, 1920, in Lehigh Township, she was the daughter of the late Elwood T. and Minnie C. (Benninger) Deibert.

She was a member of Emmanuel's Lutheran Church, Bath.

Her survivors include a daughter, Shirley A., wife of Ronald P. Kozo of Allentown; brother Elwood W. Deibert of Allentown; seven grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren.

Gertrude E. McMullen

Thursday, January 31, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

member of St. Joseph the Worker Church

Gertrude E. "Trudy" McMullen, 88, of Bethlehem, formerly from New Tripoli, died Jan. 22, 2013.

She was the wife of the late Eugene F. McMullen.

Born July 31, 1924, in Brooklyn, N.Y., she was the daughter of the late William and Gertrude (Schwarz) Schuck.

A graduate of Andrew Jackson High School, Rosedale, N.Y., she worked in various professions in Manhattan, including Newsweek magazine and as a hand model in the advertising profession.

She was a member of St. Joseph the Worker Roman Catholic Church, Orefield.

Neil R. Fetherolf

Thursday, January 31, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

systems programmer for AIG

Neil R. Fetherolf, 51, of Schnecksville, died Jan. 26, 2013, at home.

A son of Mae C. (Kramer) Fetherolf Snyder of Schnecksville, and the late Franklin C. Fetherolf, he was a lead systems programmer at AIG for 19 years.

He was a member of Jacob's Church, Jacksonville, Lynn Township.

In addition to his mother, he is survived by brothers, Calvin L. of Trexlertown and Russell E. of Schnecksville; sister LeAnn Turbyfill and husband John R. of Atlanta, Ga.; special friend Terry Guard of Myrtle Beach, S.C., nieces and nephews;a great-niece and a great-nephew.

John J. Lawlor

Thursday, January 31, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

resided in Allentown

John J. Lawlor, 56, of Allentown, died suddenly Jan. 29, 2013.

He was the son of Florence Fermaintt of Whitehall and the late John Lawlor.

In addition to his mother, he is survived by a sister Catherine M. Pappalardo; nieces and a nephew.

He was predeceased by brother, Thomas, in 2005.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated by the Rev. Fr. Edward J. Essig 10 a.m. Feb. 4, in St. Elizabeth of Hungary Catholic Church, 618 Fullerton Ave., Whitehall.

There will be no viewing and interment is private.

Carol Scott Palmer

Thursday, January 31, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

member of St. Paul's Lutheran Church

Carol Scott Palmer, 78, of Macungie, died on Jan. 26, 2013, in Lehigh Center, Macungie.

She and her husband Harry E were married 56 years in June 2012.

She was an office manager for Kmart, Mesa, Ariz., for 26 years before retiring in 1997.

Born in Cleveland, Ohio, she was the daughter of the late William and Florence Scott.

She was an active member of St. Paul's Lutheran Church, Trexlertown.

She also was a member of Khi Omega Sorority at Bradley University, Peoria, Ill.

Delbert D. Woodward Jr.

Thursday, January 24, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

billing coordinator at Miller-Keystone

Delbert D. "Chip" Woodward Jr. 54, of Germansville, died Jan. 20, 2013 in his home.

He and his wife Deborah A. Wesoly-Woodward celebrated their 21st wedding anniversary May 24, 2012.

Born Dec. 20, 1958, in Meadville, Crawford County, he was the son of the late Delbert D. Sr. and Zelah (Rasey) Woodward.

He was the billing coordinator at Miller-Keystone Blood Center, Bethlehem, for the past two years.

Prior to that, he was the director of financial aid at American Public University.