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Alfred F. Bauer

Thursday, January 17, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

race car driver at Dorney Park

Alfred F. Bauer, 75, of Catasauqua, died Jan. 7, 2013, Lehigh Valley Hospital, Muhlenberg Campus.

He was the widower of Sarah J. (Reish) Bauer.

Born in Ormrod, he was a son of the late Aloise J. and Marie (Summers) Bauer.

He was a driver for Mail-Mathews Trucking in Glasgow for nine years before retiring in 2002.

He also drove truck for Yencho Trucking in Cunningham, was a mechanic for Loomis Armored Cars and was a race car driver at Dorney Park for many years.

He was a member of St. Mary's Church of the Annunciation Blessed Virgin Mary.

Patricia Ann Sexton

Thursday, January 17, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

avid genealogical researcher

Patricia Ann Sexton, 88, a resident of Whitehall Manor, formerly of Hanover Township, Lehigh County, died Jan. 6, 2013, in Whitehall Manor.

She was the wife of the late Burton Henry Sexton.

Born in Cleveland, Ohio, she was the first child of Richmond Van and Sarah Jane (Stewart) Spencer.

She graduated from the former Allentown High School with the class of 1942.

Geraldine Kranch Moyer Wenner

Thursday, January 17, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

volunteered at Luther Crest

Gerald-ine Kranch Moyer Wenner, 82, of Luther Crest, South Whitehall, died Jan. 10, 2013, in Lehigh Valley Hospital, Salisbury Township.

She and her husband Ezra A. Wenner Jr. married in 2004.

She was married to Robert H. Moyer from 1993 to 2000 and Arnold P. Kranch from 1949 to 1978.

Born in Kutztown, she was a daughter of the late Royce G. Zimmerman Sr. and Marion M. (Schrader) Zimmerman.

A 1948 graduate of Allentown High School, she served on the Class of 1948 Reunion Committee.

Marvin C. Kistler

Thursday, January 17, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

member of Union UCC, Neffs

Marvin C. Kistler, 83, of Allentown, died Jan. 12, 2013, in Lehigh Valley Hospital.

He and his wife Eleanor R. (Best) Kistler celebrated their 59th wedding anniversary.

Born March 7, 1929, in Andreas, he was the son of the late Oscar Kistler and Blanche (Kemmerer) Weirbach.

He was the stepson of the late James Weirbach.

He faithfully and honorably served his country in the U.S. Army during the Korean War.

Employed at Mack Trucks Test Center for 30 years before retiring, he also was a former employee of Kuhns & Anthony Paving.

Carolyn H. Fink

Thursday, January 17, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

registered nurse

Carolyn H. Fink, 88, of Allentown, died Jan. 13, 2013, in Westminster Village, where she resided.

Born March 20, 1924, in Heidelberg Township, she was the daughter of the late Henry A. and Vera R. (Hamm) Fink.

A 1945 graduate of the former Allentown Hospital School of Nursing, she was a registered nurse at the former Allentown Hospital for 39 years before retiring in 1985.

She was a member of the United Church of Christ congregation of Heidelberg Union Church, Heidelberg Township.

Sylvia M. Evans

Thursday, January 17, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

registered nurse

Sylvia M. Evans, 82, of Orefield, died Jan. 6, 2013, in Lehigh Valley Hospital Inpatient Hospice Unit, Allentown.

She was the widow of John F. Evans Sr.

Born in Washington, D.C., she was a daughter of the late Charles O. and Leah (Money) Jarrell.

She was a registered nurse for 57 years.

From 1950-54, she worked at Regional Memorial Hospital, Danville, Va.

After moving to Orefield, she was a labor and delivery nurse at the former Allentown General Hospital for many years.

She later worked at Cedarbrook Nursing Home until her retirement.

Carolyn E. Bitting

Thursday, January 10, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

payroll clerk at Cedarbrook

Carolyn E. Bitting, 69, of Brein-igsville, died Jan. 1, 2013, in Lehigh Valley Hospital, Salisbury Township.

She was the wife of the late John R. Bitting, who died in January 2010.

She was a payroll clerk at Cedarbrook Nursing Home, South Whitehall, for more than 15 years before retiring.

Born in Allentown, she was the daughter of the late Floyd and Mary (Kessler) Youse.

A member of Huff's Union Church, she volunteered at Good Will Fire Company, No. 1, Trexlertown, and at Lehigh Valley Hospital.

Nevin David Snyder

Thursday, January 10, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

1946 graduate of Slatington High School

Retired Chaplain Lt. Col. Nevin David Snyder, 84, formerly of Melbourne, Fla., died Jan. 2, 2013, in Fellowship Manor, Whitehall.

He was predeceased by his wife, Rose Marie (Baron) Snyder in 2006.

Born in Kistler Valley, Lynn Township, he was a son of the late David and Mildred (Kistler) Snyder.

A 1946 graduate of Slatington High School, a 1950 graduate of Muhlenberg College, and a 1953 graduate of United Theological Seminary, he pastored Evangelical United Brethren churches in Kempton, Schuylkill Haven, Danielsville, Middle Creek and Bowmanstown.

Joseph D. Brawn

Thursday, January 10, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

branch manager at Roslyn Supply

Joseph D. Brawn, 46, of Orefield, died Dec. 31, 2012, in Lehigh Valley Hospital, Salisbury Township, after being stricken at home.

He and his wife Gail M. (Eisenhart) Brawn celebrated their 17th wedding anniversary April 28, 2012.

Born May 27, 1966, in Abington, he was the son of Joseph W. and Cindy R. Siddons of Orefield.

He was a branch manager at Roslyn Supply, Allentown, for the last 19 years.

He served his country in the U.S. Army with the 82nd Airborne Division during a peacetime era.