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Paul K. Lauchnor

Thursday, October 18, 2012 by The Press in Obituaries

self-employed farmer

Paul K. Lauchnor, 97, formerly of Neffs, died Oct. 9, 2012, in Fellowship Manor, Whitehall, where he resided.

He was the husband of the late Martha S. (Hensinger) Lauchnor.

Born May 3, 1915, in Washington Township, he was the son of the late Edwin A. and Cora (Kern) Lauchnor.

He was a self-employed farmer in Washington Township for 55 years before retiring.

A road supervisor for Washington Township, he was active in the life of his church and community.

Faye A. George

Thursday, October 18, 2012 by The Press in Obituaries

1953 graduate of Slatington High School

Faye A. George of Breinigs-ville, died Oct. 6, 2012.

She was the wife of the late Robert W. George.

Born Jan. 25, 1935, in New Tripoli, she was the daughter of Helen (Sittler) Follweiler and the late Elwood W. Follweiler.

A 1953 graduate of Slatington High School, she worked for Oram Studio and Hess Brothers as a photo coloration artist, in her early years.

She was a homemaker the majority of her married life.

Samuel Glenn Ellenberger

Thursday, October 18, 2012 by The Press in Obituaries

initiated Open Gate Farm Tour

Samuel Glenn Ellenberger, 93, former Le-high County Senior Extension Agent and community leader, died Oct. 8, 2012, in Luther Crest Senior Living Community, South Whitehall.

He had a joyful and fulfilling life.

He began his Pennsylvania State Cooperative Extension Service career in Somerset County in 1946.

Five years later, he moved to Allentown where he finished his 34-year extension career in Lehigh County.

He was an innovator and expert in using mass media to bring together rural and urban communities.

Ruth M. Smoyer

Thursday, October 11, 2012 by The Press in Obituaries

member of Ontelaunee Auto Club

Ruth M. Smoyer, 80, of New Tripoli, died Oct. 3, 2012, in Lehigh Valley Hospital, Salisbury Township.

She and her husband Reuben E. Smoyer celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary last Nov. 22.

Born March 6, 1932, in Heidelberg Township, she was the daughter of the late Fred N. and Florence (Bittner) Sell.

A member of the Lutheran congregation of Heidelberg Union Church, Heidelberg Township, she was a member of the Altar Guild, embroidering baptism cloths for many years.

Irene M. Laub

Thursday, October 11, 2012 by The Press in Obituaries

grandmother of three

Irene M. Laub, 78, of Allentown, died Oct. 9, 2012, in Phoebe Home, Allentown.

She and her husband Dale W. Laub were married 59 years this past July.

Born in Allentown, she was a daughter of the late Joseph and Theresa Brezan.

She was a member of Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses, Orefield.

In addition to her husband, she is survived by a son David A. and his wife, Janal, of Palm Harbor, Fla.; daughter Karen P., wife of David Rothrock, of Walnutport; brother Joseph Brezan of High Point., N.C.; grandchildren Amanda, Sarah and Cody; nieces and nephews.

Anna E. Cressman

Thursday, October 11, 2012 by The Press in Obituaries

sewing machine operator

Anna E. Cressman, 94, of Paris, Texas, formerly of Slatington, died Oct. 4, 2012, in the Legend Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center, Paris, Texas.

She was the wife of the late Harvey C. Cressman Sr.

Born March 31, 1918, in Allentown, she was the daughter of the late Robert and Amelia (Schreirer) Stoudt.

She was a sewing machine operator at the former Ironton Fashions for many years before retiring.

She was a member of the Church of God, A Worldwide Association, Paris, Texas.

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.