Parkland Press

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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.

Service Electric Cable TV, & Communications loses CEO

Thursday, August 23, 2012 by The Press in Obituaries

John Walson Jr. dies at home following short battle with cancer

John Walson Jr., 63, of South Whitehall Township, president and CEO of Service Electric Cable TV & Communications, died in his home Aug. 19, 2012, after a short battle with cancer.

He was the loving husband of 40 years to Gloria (Salash) Walson and the proud father of John M. Walson and Michelle Walson Kuykendall.

Annetta J. Werley

Thursday, August 23, 2012 by The Press in Obituaries

born in North Whitehall

Annetta J. Werley, 87, of Allentown, died Aug. 19, 2012, in Lehigh Valley Hospital, Salisbury Township.

She was the wife of the late Melville W. Werley.

Born June 20, 1925, in North Whitehall Township, she was the daughter of the late Jacob D. and Ada J. (Rupp) Kuhns.

She was a member of the former St. Stephen's Lutheran Church, Allentown.

Hilda E. Greenawald

Thursday, August 23, 2012 by The Press in Obituaries

member of Ebenezer UCC

Hilda E. Greenawald, 91, died Aug. 15, 2012, in Phoebe Home, Allentown.

She was the widow of William J. "Doxie" Greenawald.

Born in Weisenberg Township, she was a daughter of the late Claude and Edna (Werley) Bittner.

She was a production worker for Alpo from 1959-82.

Prior to that, she worked at the former Westrick Potato Grading Station.

She was a member of Ebenezer United Church of Christ, New Tripoli.

Linda L. Miller

Thursday, August 23, 2012 by The Press in Obituaries

member of St. Paul's Lutheran Church

Linda L. Miller, 70, of Kutztown, died Aug. 16, 2012, in her home.

She and her husband, Joseph J. Miller, would have been married 50 years in September.

Born in Allentown, she was the daughter of the late Richard and Catherane (Kuhn) Trexler.

A supervisor for PPL credit union for 48 years, she was currently working.

She was a member of St. Paul's Lutheran Church, Allentown.

In addition to her husband, she is survived by brothers, Scott, of New York and Thomas, of Allentown; nieces and nephews.

Her services were private.

Roma H. Feinour

Thursday, August 23, 2012 by The Press in Obituaries

attended New Life Lutheran Church

Roma H. Feinour, 86 formerly from Jacksonville, New Tripoli, died on Aug. 20, 2012, in Phoebe Home, Allentown.

She was predeceased by her husband, Oliver F. Feinour, in 2003.

Born in Albany Township, Berks County, she was a daughter of the late Howard S. and Maude E. (Dietrich) Greenawalt.

She was a machine operator for the former Hamburg Knitting Mill, Hamburg, for 35 years before retiring in 1982.

She last attended New Life Evangelical Lutheran Church, New Tripoli.

Irene M. Rutz

Thursday, August 23, 2012 by The Press in Obituaries

expert seamstess

Irene M. Rutz, 91, of Fullerton, died Aug. 19, 2012, peacefully in her sleep at home.

Born in Allentown, she was the daughter of the late Charles S. and Ellen (Luckey) Miller.

She and her husband Ernest J. Rutz were married 42 years at the time of his death on Aug. 3, 1986.

She was a devoted member of St. Elizabeth of Hungary Catholic Church and Golden Agers of Whitehall.

She enjoyed her memberships in Lehigh County Senior Citizens and the Northampton Liederkranz.

Virginia Dare Schiffer

Thursday, August 23, 2012 by The Press in Obituaries

member of Friends of Parkland Library

Virginia Dare Schiffer, 80, of Allentown, died Aug. 15, 2012, at home.

She and her husband Calvin Schiffer were married 54 years before he died in 2007.

Born in Weisenberg Township, she was the daughter of the late William and Grace (Wambold) Smale.

A 1949 graduate of the former South Whitehall High School, Allentown Hospital School of Nursing class of 1952, and a 1972 graduate of East Stroudsburg University, she was a school nurse and chairperson of health services in the Allentown School District before retiring in 1993.