Parkland Press

Friday, June 23, 2017

Joseph S. Heidenwolf

Thursday, June 1, 2017 by The Press in Obituaries

supervisor at Mack Trucks

Joseph S. Heidenwolf, 88, a longtime resident of Fullerton and a member of St. Elizabeth of Hungary Roman Catholic Church, died May 22, 2017.

Born in Northampton, he was the son of the late Joseph and Stella (Seier) Heidenwolf.

He and his wife, Maria, celebrated 62 years of marriage last October.

He attended Sacred Heart Elementary School and Central Catholic High School.

At age 17, he enlisted in the Army and was sent to Berlin, Germany.

Verona G. Bickert

Thursday, June 1, 2017 by The Press in Obituaries

1949 Allentown High School graduate

Verona G. Bickert, 86, of Fullerton Village, Whitehall, died peacefully May 21, 2017, at home.

Born in Allentown, she was a daughter of the late Leon J. and Grace (Davies) Schray,

She was the widow of Ernest L. Bickert who died in 1975.

A 1949 graduate of Allentown High School, she was the office administrator at Brookside County Club for more than 25 years until retiring.

She earlier worked in the office of Dr. Guy L. Kratzer.

Robert E. Jones

Thursday, June 1, 2017 by The Press in Obituaries

member of Jordan Lutheran Church

Robert E. “Taid” Jones, 82, of Allentown, died May 24, 2017, in Fellowship Manor, Whitehall.

He was the widower of Eileen (Moran) Jones.

Born in Slatington, he was the son of the late Thomas and Kathryn (Williams) Jones.

A 1962 graduate of Kutztown University with a Bachelor’s degree in education, he graduated from Lehigh University in 1967 with a Master’s degree in education and superintendent certification.

He taught social studies at Raub Elementary School, Allentown, where he was also the baseball coach for 20 years.

Terry Mayo

Thursday, June 1, 2017 by The Press in Obituaries

1978 graduate of William Allen

Terry Mayo, of Sutherlin, Ore., died May 24, 2017, in the hospital of Portland, Ore., from complications after a heart attack.

She was the widow of William Compher, who died in 2014.

Born July 22, 1960, she was the daughter of Theodore Mayo and Sylvia (Shaner) Mayo of Orefield.

She was a 1978 graduate of William Allen High School and had a passion for art.

In addition to her parents, she is survived by brothers Theodore R., and his wife, Leslee, Anthony and his wife, Deborah.

She was predeceased by a sister, Linda Mayo, and stepbrother Barry Warke.

David R. Nissen

Thursday, June 1, 2017 by The Press in Obituaries

member of UCC Greenawalds

David R. Nissen, 87, of Allentown, died on May 23, 2017, in his home.

He and his wife Doris M. (Koch) Nissen celebrated their 65th wedding anniversary in January.

Born in Slatington, he was a son of the late Lawrence and Sarah (Jones) Nissen.

A 1948 graduate of Slatington High School, he served with the U.S. Army during the Korean War and was a member of VFW Post 13, Allentown.

He was a salesman for Allentown Paint from 1955-88 and a self-employed painter and paperhanger for many years.

Dorothy S. Smith

Thursday, June 1, 2017 by The Press in Obituaries

member of Grace UCC

Dorothy S. Smith, 89, of Allentown, died on May 25, 2017, in her home.

She was the wife of the late Stanley W. Smith.

Born Oct. 4, 1927, in Lenhartsville, she was the daughter of the late Carroll W. and Bertha N. (Fields) Kline.

A 1945 graduate of the former Slatington High School, she held various jobs over the years in addition to being a wonderful homemaker and mother.

Most notably, she worked at the former Leh’s, Whitehall, and Dougherty’s Pharmacy, Egypt, before retiring.

James G. Danenhower

Thursday, May 25, 2017 by The Press in Obituaries

owned Hose and Hydraulics

James G. Danenhower, 54, of Whitehall, died May 14, 2017, at home.

He was the husband of Clarice M. (Mohry) Danenhower.

A big-hearted compassionate person, he was loved by all who knew him.

Born in Allentown, he was a son of the late George V. and Beatrice C. (Reith) Danenhower.

He was raised in the family business, Humphrey’s Hydraulic Inc., where he learned his trade, and owned Hose and Hydraulics, with his business partner Carl Deutsch.

Joseph Lindenmuth

Thursday, May 25, 2017 by The Press in Obituaries

worked for LTV Steel

Joseph Lindenmuth, 82, died peacefully on May 16, 2017, surrounded by family members at his bedside in Lehigh Valley Hospital, Salisbury Township.

The son of the late George and Lillian (Ward) Lindenmuth, he was the third of 12 children.

He worked for many years at LTV Steel, Cleveland, Ohio, and was the president of United Steel Workers Union Local 2265 for around 20 years before retiring and moving to Florida.

Mildred A. Wieder

Thursday, May 25, 2017 by The Press in Obituaries

was oldest member of Faith Church

Mildred A. Wieder, 96, formerly of Allentown, died May 18, 2017, in Cedarbrook Nursing Home, South Whitehall.

Born in Allentown, she was a daughter of the late William and Mary (Herman) Cook.

She was a seamstress for various mills in the Lehigh Valley.

The oldest living member of Faith Church, Allentown, she was very active there, especially in Seniors in Action.

She frequently volunteered at Cedarbrook before residing there and was an avid bowler at Jordan Lanes for many years.

June R. Krasulak

Thursday, May 25, 2017 by The Press in Obituaries

member of St. Joseph the Worker

June R. Krasulak, 89, of Allentown, died May 19, 2017, in Country Meadows.

She and her husband, Frank V. Krasulak, were married 69 years in December 2016.

Born in Palmerton, she was a daughter of the late Thomas F. and Mary J. (Matsinko) Halvorsen.

An assembler at the former General Electric and Black and Decker for 24 years, she retired in 1985.

She was a member of St. Joseph the Worker Catholic Church, Orefield.