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Clara S. Snyder

Thursday, September 6, 2012 by The Press in Obituaries

seamstress in Lehigh Valley

Clara S. Snyder, 88, of Allentown, died Aug. 29, 2012, in Phoebe Home, Allentown.

She and her husband, John W. Snyder, were married 50 years in June.

Born in Kutztown, she was a daughter of the late Calvin F. and Sallie (Moyer) Moyer.

A seamstress in the Lehigh Valley for many years, she was a member of VFW Post 5954 Ladies Auxiliary, Red Hill.

In addition to her husband, she is survived by a brother, Ray Moyer and wife, Judy, of Fogelsville; nieces and nephews.

She was predeceased by four brothers and two sisters.

Elaine I. Glose

Thursday, September 6, 2012 by The Press in Obituaries

member of Dubbs Memorial UCC

Elaine I. Glose, 75, from Cetronia, South Whitehall Township, died on Aug. 20, 2012.

She and her husband William M. Glose III were married 54 years.

She was a corporate officer of the former First National Bank of Allentown for 25 years, and owner and CEO of Personnel Systems Inc. for 13 years.

She enjoyed her remaining career with Attorney Joseph J. Plunkett until her retirement in 2002.

She was the daughter of the late Warren and Meri Saul.

A graduate of Allen High School, class of 1955, she also took courses at LCCC and Lehigh University.

Edward W. Duffy

Thursday, August 30, 2012 by The Press in Obituaries

paint mixer at Garden State Tanning

Edward W. Duffy, 73, of Allentown, died Aug. 23, 2012, in ManorCare, Allentown.

He and his wife, Dorothy E. (Woodhead) Duffy, would have been married 41 years in September.

Born in Philadelphia, he was the son of the late Edward and Anna (Farrell) Duffy.

He was a paint mixer for the former Garden State Tanning, Fleetwood.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by a sister, Wanita Dieter, of Shillington.

Private interment at Jordan Lutheran Cemetery, Orefield.

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

Lester L. Bowen

Thursday, August 30, 2012 by The Press in Obituaries

served in administration of 213th ASG

Lester L. Bowen, 93, longtime resident of Fifth Street, Fullerton, died peacefully Aug. 24, 2012, in Sacred Heart Senior Living, Northampton.

Born in Catasauqua, he was a son of the late Robert and Mabel (Troxell) Bowen.

He and his wife, Dora Jean (Williams) Bowen, were married 54 years at the time of her death on Jan. 28, 2002.

He served in the administration with the Pennsylvania National Guard 213th Area Support Group, 15th and Allen streets, Allentown for more than 30 years before retiring in 1979.

Pamela S. Penchishen

Thursday, August 30, 2012 by The Press in Obituaries

clerk for the U.S. Postal Service

Pamela S. Penchishen, 57, of Slatington, formerly of North Plainfield, N.J., died Aug. 21, 2012, in the Hospice House of the VNA of St. Luke's, Lower Saucon Township.

She was the wife of the late Frank A. Hart.

Born Sept. 20, 1954, in Plainfield, N.J., she was the daughter of Dean W. (Sill) Sherwood of Bridgewater, N.J. and the late Richard W. Sherwood.

Robert L. Berger

Thursday, August 30, 2012 by The Press in Obituaries

member of RPA

Dr. Robert L. Berger V.M.D., 89, of Heidelberg Township, formerly of Shartlesville, died peacefully Aug. 13, 2012, in the Inpatient Hospice Unit at Lehigh Valley Hospital, Allentown.

Born March 16, 1923, in Upper Bern Township, Berks County, he was the son of the late Robert L. Sr. and Lizzie H. (Long) Berger.

During the 1930s, he was a member of the Boy Scouts of America.

Having a great concern for his four-legged friends, he graduated from the University of Pennsylvania, School of Veterinary Medicine on his birthday, March 16, 1946.

Barbara Anne Bokan

Thursday, August 30, 2012 by The Press in Obituaries

1960 Parkland graduate

Barbara Anne (Archer) Bokan of Fogelsville, died Aug. 26, 2012, in Lehigh Valley Hospital, Salisbury Township.

She was 70 years old.

Born on Aug. 9, 1942, in Philadelphia, she was raised in Haddonfield, N.J., and Allentown.

She was the daughter of the late William E. and Antoinette (Linder) Archer.

She graduated from Parkland High in 1960, and attended St. Joseph's College, Emmitsburg, Md.

She was employed by Tiffany of Philadelphia in sales.

She was currently a pharmacy tech at Rite Aid.

Alverta M. Stauffer

Thursday, August 30, 2012 by The Press in Obituaries

member of Union UCC, Neffs

Alverta M. Stauffer, 83, formerly of Walnutport and Ironton, died on Aug. 25, 2012, in Cedarbrook Nursing Home, South Whitehall Township, where she resided.

She was the wife of the late Norman D. Stauffer Sr.

Born April 20, 1929, in Allentown, she was the daughter of the late Clarence and Catherine (Staub) Ziegler.

She was a nurse's aide at Allentown State Hospital for 28 years before retiring in 1990.

A member of Union United Church of Christ, Neffs, she was a former member of Schnecksville Senior Citizens.

Richard C. Frantz

Thursday, August 30, 2012 by The Press in Obituaries

production supervisor at Daytimers

Richard C. Frantz, 71, of Daniels-ville, formerly of Whitehall, died Aug. 26, 2012, in the home of his daughter, Kelly A. Seibert.

He was the husband of the late Lois F. (Baer) Frantz.

Born March 7, 1941, in Allentown, he was the son of the late Lynn Hartranft and Rose Frantz.

He faithfully and honorably served his country in the U.S. Army during a peacetime era.

He was a production supervisor in the Longford Department of Day-timers Inc., East Texas, for more than 20 years, before retiring in 2002.

An avid outdoorsman, he enjoyed hunting and fishing.