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Pamela A. Nidlund

Thursday, August 9, 2012 by The Press in Obituaries

interior designer

Pamela A. Nidlund, 63, of Brein-igsville, died peacefully on July 31, 2012.

She and her husband Frederick A. Nidlund Jr. were married 43 years last August.

Born in North Catasauqua, she was a daughter of the late Gerald and Bernice (Smith) Moyer.

An interior designer and owner of Pam Nidlund Designs for 20 years, she also worked for the former Home Interiors for 35 years and later Celebrating Home as a senior branch manager.

Paul M. Merkle

Thursday, August 9, 2012 by The Press in Obituaries

member of Christ's Church at Lowhill

Paul M. Merkle, 88, of New Tripoli, died Aug. 2, 2012, in Cedarbrook, South Whitehall Township.

He was the widower of Arlene A. (Zettlemoyer) Merkle.

Born in Lehigh County, he was the son of the late Milton and Lillian (Kocher) Merkle.

He and his wife worked on her father's dairy farm in Mertztown for many years, before owning their own farm in New Tripoli.

He was a milk truck driver for Carl Loch for many years and also was a truck driver for Peter's Brothers Meat Market, Lenhartsville, and for Swan Oil.

Clayton O. Gilbert

Thursday, August 9, 2012 by The Press in Obituaries

graduate of Tamaqua High School

Clayton O. Gilbert, 81, of Cetronia, South Whitehall, died Aug. 3, 2012, in Lehigh Valley Hospital, Salisbury Township.

He and his wife Eleanore J. (Miller) Gilbert celebrated their 57th wedding aniversary in April.

Born in West Penn Township, he was a son of the late Millard and Carrie (Daubenspeck) Gilbert.

He was employed by the former Lehigh Valley Dairy, Allentown, during the 1950s and early 1960s.

He later was employed in the Trust Department of the former First National Bank of Allentown, now Wells Fargo Bank, for 30 years before retiring in 1997.